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July 16, 2012
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Vanyar by jankolas Vanyar by jankolas
Inspired by the Silmarillion (J. R. R. Tolkien).

This work is combination of watercolour painting and pencil drawing.

WIP -

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So wonderful ! both the lines and the choices of the colours... O.O
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jankolas Feb 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you. :thanks:
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HelevornArt Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Featured this one too! helevornart.deviantart.com/jou… :)
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jankolas Feb 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:iconthankyousignplz:
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funnyhorsey Aug 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful....
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jankolas Aug 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you. :thanks:
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Adarion Jun 17, 2013  Student General Artist
I had that picture sitting around in booksmarks/browser sessions for a long time now waiting to comment. Maybe I already dreamt that I had written something. Stupid "real life's" burdens keeping my so busy sometimes. Makes me forget so many beautiful things in life.
So what I wanted to say is that I really like this image and it actually makes me think, ah yes, these are Vanyar elves residing in Aman. I like their noble and slightly androgynous look, very elvish. My only complaint is: Did they have swords? The sword makes a good graphic element in the picture, for him to rest upon, and as a third and balancing straight line downwards - but wasn't the time just before Feanor was banished to Formenos the time where swords where first invented? And wasn't it only among the Noldor (where Melkor tried to gain influence)? And the tree(s) still seem(s) to be intact here.
Also the flow of colours is interesting, from the warm to the cool tones and back.
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jankolas Aug 5, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for your beautiful comment and my apologies for that "sword mistake".  I'm a great Tolkien fan, but not an expert, so thank you for the detailed info about Vanyar. :thanks:
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TurnerMohan Apr 28, 2013  Professional General Artist
great tolkien work. perfect blend of celtic and art nouveau, stylized and not over realistic, looks like it could be a page out of some awesome illuminated manuscript in rivendell telling the history of the elder days. wonderful!
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jankolas Apr 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you. I'm honoured you like it and I really appreciate your nice words. :thanks:
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