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Doriath.  Beleg and young Turin by EKukanova Doriath.  Beleg and young Turin by EKukanova
Illustration for the Children of Hurin by Tolkien
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HaldirRhovanion Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New Deviant
Colour contrast and composition are perfect!
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ziggy777 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2017
Stunning colours. I Love this as a composition- the autumn woods in the background and the characters in the foreground. 
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Charanty Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2017
"Ну почему автор всегда убивает моего любимого персонажа?!"Автобиография в 10 томах, 2 пьесах, радиопостановке и 3 фильмах.
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EKukanova Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2017
а был бы персонаж настолько любимым если бы не убили?..  ореол чего-то безвозвратно утраченного всегда очень добавляет.
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Charanty Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2017
С моей точки зрения, единственное к чему он изрядно добавляет, так это к желанию дать автору хорошего пинка.
Хотя, если имелось в виду, что такая ситуация не оставляет равнодушным - пожалуй, да. Это самый эффективный способ добиться зрительских эмоций.
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EKukanova Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2017
А ещё, это как-то очень жизненно, так бы и произошло...(
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Charanty Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2017
О нет, нет,нет! Нафиг такое "жизненно"!
Разве что в смысле "не дружи с Турином  козлом - тебе же и прилетит потом".
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Elynoja Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014
Beleg has always been my favourite charakter in The Children Hurins and this is just so accurate! I love it!
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Son-of-Icarus Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the tree
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norriscarrejr Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013
Heart Heart Heart Heart 
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NdrN Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013
Wonderful!
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heidinanookie Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
The landscape looks so real and just so, so Tolkien. Well done!
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EKukanova Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013
Thanks a lot!
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heartofoshun Featured By Owner May 31, 2013
This is a beautiful rendered interpretation. I love the contrast in size and coloring (even though I imagined Beleg as dark-haired). There is so much hope (there is little enough of that in Turin's story) in this picture and caring. It a very evocative scene. Thank you so much for shaing.
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EKukanova Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013
Thank you for your lovely comment!
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TurnerMohan Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Professional General Artist
wow your work is terrific! I love beleg the way you've done him, he looks both young and old, ancient even, I havent seen many artist who could capture that
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EKukanova Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013
:aww: Thank you so much! maybe my favorit character ^^
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Watsonny Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013
Gorgeous.
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blacklothussayshello Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Magnificient!
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EKukanova Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013
Thank you!
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blacklothussayshello Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Sorry for not comenting all of your works, I was in a hurry ^^'
I can not say that I can draw well, look at your deviations! Comparing them it's really impossible!
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Wolf-of-the-West Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Fantastic job!
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EKukanova Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013
Thank you! ^^
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FA1LJOK3R Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It is a dreadful thought that *SPOILER* eventually that little boy was to stab his friend and teacher to death... *shiver*
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EKukanova Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013
Thank you for your comment, I'm really appreciate it! Oh yes, this novel is full of moments like this!
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VictorElessar Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012
gorgeous :)
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Infraredkappa Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012
Absolutely lovely. The colours are wonderful, just wonderful.
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Bonniemarie Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012   Traditional Artist
beautiful, i love the composition. It's great that people like you are still doing traditional illustrations like this for books
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EKukanova Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012
Thank you for your warm words!:)
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KreepingSpawn Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Splendid. :) Wonderful colors and forms and sense of great distance.
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juank15 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
WOW
I love the trees , are really beautiful
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revgar Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012
luv colorz :)
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Joetjuhh Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow! Doriath, beautiful in autumn!
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Mellime Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
words can hardly describe how wonderful this is...
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Mellime Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
By the way, is there a Nellas drawing/painting on the way?
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EKukanova Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012
First of all, thank you for your kind feedback =)
And yes, I'm planning to paint Nellas as well, although the original idea is to portray her from back. So far =)
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mithrildesigns Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012
This is beautiful. And I don't think I've ever seen an image of these two together before. Especially Turin as a young boy.
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DaenerysOfTargaryens Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful picture :)
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echo-sackett Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012
Lovely! :heart:
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Zaarin1 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Absolutely stunning work!
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Arah019 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012
excellent!
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Elenai Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012
So beautiful, so elegant.. You are now officialy one of my favourite Tolkien illustrators :) I wish I had "Children of Hurin" with your illustrations on my bookshelf.
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crystalsbloom Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2012
Sorry. Excuse my first comment. He looked so much like Legolas. :)
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crystalsbloom Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2012
Beautiful scene and Legolas is as noble and kind as I imaged him.
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lunarlight3 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I remember reading that book years ago. It was soooooo good even though it was so tragic! The picture is beautiful.
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Mara999 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I really like the nature in Autumn colours. Not very often one sees Tolkien-related art set in that time of the year.
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NonieR Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2012
Oh, good; I DID Fave this. For a minute I was worried I might not have.

This is just--WOW!
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Arya-Tred Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Perfect ^^ I really like face of Beleg
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lokesa Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2012  Hobbyist
This is wonderful, really. The colours are beautiful - and I like the way Turin's tunic's hue echoes that of the tree. And the details. It's quite stunning, and there is something very calming about your work.
Though now I can't help but feeling sad, thinking about how it'd all end.
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m99art Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Nice work, love the golden leaves.
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