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Panu Hakkarainen

"What have I done..." by Panu Hakkarainen

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Aldarian lied still. Then suddenly her demonic features started to fade and disappear. Long eyetooths retreated back to their normal sizes and all the marks of rage and hatred vanished from her face. Pupils came back to her eyes which were still moment ago all white. Indeed they were again grey but now they were lifeless and glazing fast. Yet they moved a little, like looking for something. Her hand stirred a little and a faint whisper could be heard:


That whisper was whisper of pain, suffering and fear but still it was full of Aldarian's own soul. It was her true self and nothing more. Dorlim yelled like a wounded animal and collapsed before her but it was all too late. Never would Aldarian hear or see anymore.  She was no more. She was dead.


Illustration from my own fantasy novel which was located in the Middle Earth. Heroine (and the antiheroine) of the story was Aldarian, a noble Dunadan woman. Unfortunately she was tempted and twisted to evil, possessed by an ancient spirit and turned to a mighty and demonic servant of Sauron. As you can see the story was a tragic one.

Middle Earth and all related material are created by J.R.R. Tolkien. Aldarian and Dorlim are created by me.



2 Jun 2008:-) Dragomir Cristian Madalin
its very good drawn, with good detail and shadows, the expressions are good, but i feel like the girl’s face is that of a man’s 16

2 Panu Hakkarainen replies: "Thank you for visiting and commenting. And very positive comment that was.
Hmmm, so you think that Aldarian’s face is a bit masculine? I must say that I consider her facial features quite feminine. Perhaps you could point out which aspects of her face give you that masculine image?"
3 Jun 2008:-) Dragomir Cristian Madalin
her expression is to bulky, a woman face has a certain fines 16

:-) Panu Hakkarainen replies: "Too bulky you say. Well, I admit that Aldarian’s features are not slender but I wouldn’t call them bulky either. Maybe the best way to describe them (in my opinion) is to say that she has somewhat round features. Like if you compare her to Dorlim who has much more angular features.

But of course this is just my opinion and as an artist I am eager to defend it. Hehe! Thanks for your input. "
28 Feb 2009:-) Emma Kathryn
Wow, your attention to detail is amazing. I very much approve.

Of the picture, that is...not of murder! But well done anyway!!!!

Lotsaluv, Em

:-) Panu Hakkarainen replies: "Nice to hear that you approve! 2
Well yes, that what has happened in the picture could be said to be a murder and on the other hand not. Let’s just say that because Aldarian seemed to be so totally possessed, twisted and transformed, Dorlim did not see any other way. That’s why he was so much more shocked and broken when Aldarian did regain her true identity just before she died.

If you are interested there are more pictures about these two in my gallery. 12 "
30 Apr 2010:-) Trish Harold
Good Lord you can just feel the poor elf’s pain. And tragic loss. The light has really gone out of her eyes, and so hollow. You do have such a way with angles, and the draping and details are so stunning to look at even in black and white.

:-) Panu Hakkarainen replies: "Well, I do like tragic endings.
I am glad that you think that I managed to illustrate the pain and grief of Dorlim and also that empty stare of Aldarian. Nice to hear that you also like details. I have always difficulties to draw clothes. "
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'What have I done...':
 • Created by: :-) Panu Hakkarainen
 • Copyright: ©Panu Hakkarainen. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Agony, Aldarian, Angmar, Braids, Cardolan, Dagger, Death, Demonic, Despair, Disbelief, Dorlim, Dunadan, Earth, Elf, Evil, Grief, Grieving, Middle, Of, Possessed, Princess, Queen, Spirit, Stabbed, Tolkien, Yelling
 • Categories: Elf / Elves, Woman, Women
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen, Other Computer Paint Program
 • Inspirations: JRR Tolkien
 • Submitted: 2008-06-01 23:38:29
 • Views: 1845
 • Resolution: 577x830

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