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Queen of the Golden Wood by jackieocean Queen of the Golden Wood by jackieocean
Even the simplest of trees can serve as a fitting throne for the graceful elf queen. This is inspired by the art nouveau style of Alphonse Mucha. The drawing was done on paper, inked, scanned, and then completely colored in Photoshop. It was completed in September of 2002.

Even though this is an older drawing, it is still a favorite of mine. I've been toying around with the idea of re-doing it though, because I have learned a ton in terms of digital coloring since when I first made this.
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NordicLynx Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's beautiful. Art Nouveau is perfect for the elves :)
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str4yk1tt3n Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2007
Beautiful. Mucha's inspiration really comes through.
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jackieocean Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2007  Professional General Artist
Thanks very much! :)
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RecharuKua Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2007
I so totally want to attempt to make a dress like that someday. Awesomeness.
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jackieocean Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2007  Professional General Artist
Man, I'd love to have a dress like that too. How awesome would it be if the next trend in the fashion world was art nouveau?
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RecharuKua Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2007
When I get done with my current projects and I can afford to try, I'm so totally gonna (if it's cool with you, of course.) I'll send lots of pictures.
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jackieocean Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2007  Professional General Artist
That'd be totally cool! And I'd love to see pictures.

Also, I was looking through your stock account and got some ideas for a piratey picture. I might be sending you a message sometime soon with a few usage questions. :ahoy:
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RecharuKua Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2007
Certainly. I love your art and can't wait to see what you'd do with my stock.
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schoepferisch Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2007
Oh my God! I saw this several years ago on another site... I had no idea you were the artist!

I had never seen Galadriel depicted like this. It's nice to see her in a more natural way than in the film.

I absolutely love this.
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jackieocean Featured By Owner May 4, 2007  Professional General Artist
Thanks very much! :thanks:
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