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"A Light in the Dark - original" by Natalie Adams

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Hope is the thing with feathers....

that kept so many warm....

I've heard it in the chillest land....

yet never in extremity, it asked a crumb of me.

Lines from Emily Dickinson's 'Hope is the thing with feathers'. A beautiful poem that i thought complimented this picture.

This was done in college when i was tearing my hair out with boredom - classes had been cancelled because of he snow, but they still said 'oh, well you can just get on with stuff'. I did try....but there was this blank page, and a pencil......

mechanical and 3B graphite pencil.


28 Jan 2011:-) Fiona Blyth
Lovely! I feel they are hugging each other. The Light/ Hope and the elven angel. So cute.

:-) Natalie Adams replies: "nice thought! 2 i see it now, it’s like when you have the warm sun on you it feels like a hug! 2"
21 Feb 2011:-) Rachael Jane
i really like this!! super nice shading, i love how you did her hair and the wings.

:-) Natalie Adams replies: "thank you 2"
14 Mar 2011:-) Vineet Aman Aggarwal
Wow i loooooooooove d shading!!!! super duper like 2

:-) Natalie Adams replies: "haha thank you 1"
16 Mar 2011:-) Vineet Aman Aggarwal
D pleasure is all Mine 2 wud luv to c more work wid this kind of light n shadow interplay

:-) Natalie Adams replies: "thanks again - yeah i may do, i am so tied down with projects at the moment, college, a private commish i haven’t even started, new job....blah blah blah 14 haha i have no time! lol"
21 Mar 201145 Cici
WOW... amazing details 2

:-) Natalie Adams replies: "aw, shucks. thanks 2"
21 Mar 2011:-) Vineet Aman Aggarwal
lol what do u do btw?? i mean u studyin/workin?

:-) Natalie Adams replies: "i’m at art college, just coming to the end of a foundation course in art & design - moving on to do a BA hons in illustration, hopefully! 2"
29 Mar 2011:-) Vineet Aman Aggarwal
That sounds nice 2 how do u plan to use ur art professionally?

:-) Natalie Adams replies: "yeah it is cool 2 um i really don’t know, i’ll do whatever the brief asks me to do - i am adaptable. but i do enjoy conceptual illustration most of all - creating characters, drawing for stories. 2 but i think there is more of a market for advertisement illustration now, so i will have to adapt to that 2"
1 Apr 2011:-) Vineet Aman Aggarwal
All d options sound fun 2 wish u all d best for whtever u ultimately decide to do!!!

:-) Natalie Adams replies: "thanks 2"
3 Jul 2011:-) Anitta Hiekkanen
I just love these fragile characters. Your play of light and shadows is so captivating.

:-) Natalie Adams replies: "thank you 1"
27 May 201245 Aidan Fireheart
I love this picture. Do you mind if I save it for inspiration to one of my stories? I will of course not use it to show anyone. But it makes me think of a certain scene and helps me get into the right mental and emotional state for writing. So frail and yet so strong.

:-) Natalie Adams replies: "2 i’d be honoured - i don’t mind you showing people, so long as you tell them i did it! 12"
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'A Light in the Dark - original':
 • Created by: :-) Natalie Adams
 • Copyright: ©Natalie Adams. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Angel, Darkness, In, Light, Rays, Shadows
 • Categories: Angels, Religious, Spiritual, Holy, Dream Imagery, Woman, Women
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen, Mechanical/Technical Pencils
 • Submitted: 2010-01-07 17:57:54
 • Views: 1988
 • Resolution: 531x835

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