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"Spread My Wings" by Julia Doering

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'Friend, do you know these desires?
To spread your wings, escape this maze.
But build around you the wires,
holding you down and in place.'

My first try with chalk&coal. This used to be a Mod's Choice before the big crash and there were so many comments I didn't answer immidiatly and that are lost now - I'm so sorry, guys but I read and appreciated each of them!
June, 17th - ok, the Mods are great! Thank you so much!

18 Jun 200545 Po!son
Nicely done with the feathers and the bird, nice pencil shadings and i would say! Wow! You've drawn something that i would have a hard time to do a beautiful solemn girl.
18 Jun 200545 Niki
I think this is a beautiful piece. Ya, there are some flaws (who's perfect?), but they do not take away from the over all feel of this picture. I love how you have used the lighting/shading in this. The mods choice was well deserved.

:-) Julia Doering replies: "Thanks!"
19 Jun 200545 Will
Most artists ask for feedback, but when they get something other than "this is the best piece of art in the world!" Other commenters tend to say that that comment has no meaning and yell at it.

The colors are lovely though but the arm seems off to me.

:-) Julia Doering replies: "Let's just say that everyone has his own opinion about a picture and I appreciate each comment expressing it, encouragements as well as criticism as long as the author can articulate himself in a proper and polite way."
20 Jun 200545 Astarael
That is really nice aye...
22 Jun 200545 ~*Stephie~*
I love the picture, but i agree with will about the arm being a little off. I think its just becuase the elbow (the joint, i dont know what its called) is a little high, I only noticed it tho after will pointed it out. I love the celic design, they are so hard to do, and you do them beautifully. I absolutely love your style fo drawing and I love the shading and the feathers. I just the love the picture, period. 2 KUDOS!!! keep up the good work.
23 Jun 200545 Maredance
This is awsum! it really is beautiful. Normally, when I try charocoal, it gets all over me and looks messy on paper, but this is so well done. Congrats on the mods choice, you really deserve it!
30 Jan 200645 Melody
This is really goood lol i luv it she looks like she's contemplating on whether or not she should strangle the bird ............. Nah to much effort lol anyways keep up ur fabulous work
18 Aug 2007:-) Anna *Snotra* Sarwe
I, as the previous people, think the elbow is too high, but it doesn't disturb the picture in itself. I like the way you made her arm muscular without being bulky like a mans arm (being a swimmer I have noted that the female arm is always a bit rounded, even when very muscular). Nice choice of medium as well.
20 Feb 2008:-) Saskia H. Suurling
That’s amazing. I love the serene mood of the picture. The Celtic pattern on the right stands out real nice.
10 Jul 2008:-) Curtis R. Macdonald
I rally like the the style of bird. good job.
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'Spread My Wings':
 • Created by: :-) Julia Doering
 • Copyright: ©Julia Doering. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Chalk, Coal, Confinement, Depression, Elf, Freedom, Prison, Sad, Wings
 • Categories: Elf / Elves
 • Techniques: Soft (Chalk) Pastels
Modpick •  Mod Pick at: 2005-06-17 10:00:03
 • Submitted: 2005-05-21 00:34:16
 • Views: 3364
 • Resolution: 499x700

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