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© 2012 - 2019 ArdenEllenNixon
"I Wake to Sleep"
16 x 8"
Acrylic on canvas
Not For Sale

Etsy Shop Special: Include the word "Sleep" in the notes to the seller, and get a free print with your order! www.etsy.com/shop/ArdenEllenNi… Your "surprise" print will be based on your purchase--in other words, if you buy a bevy of lions, I won't gift you one of my nudes!

4/11/12--Holy cow, a DD, and on a painting I love!!! Thank you so very much for all of your favorites and comments!

Dreaming while waking, from one end of the night to the other.

Again, my thanks to SilvieTstock silviet-stock.deviantart.com/ for the excellent references. She's swiftly becoming something of my dark muse!

More paintings with this model:

Make-Shift Angel IV: Nike (UPDATE) by ArdenEllenNixon Make-Shift Angel V: In Absentia by ArdenEllenNixon

Other paintings of mine:

Leo by ArdenEllenNixon
Harold by ArdenEllenNixon All that we see or seem... by ArdenEllenNixon The Last Unicorn by ArdenEllenNixon

None of my images are to be used, reproduced, or distributed in any media (wallpapers included) without express written permission. My work is NOT stock and is NOT public domain--it is how I make my living.

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orselis's avatar
orselis|Professional Digital Artist
Very good...
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emammay's avatar
emammay|Student Photographer
Wow. This is stunning.
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ArdenEllenNixon's avatar
Thank you!  She's one of my favorites from last year.
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OrangeWithATopHat|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is gorgeous! 
I can relate to the title so much lol :heart:
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ArdenEllenNixon's avatar
Thank you very much!
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OrangeWithATopHat|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No problem! :hug:
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fayjan19|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
THIS IS SOO beautiful!!!!....true story of mine i had a dream that i drew something and whether i held it up or down i saw an image :D ..uuuhhh this reminds me of my dream :D
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I'm glad to help you remember your dream! :)
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19as93|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You have an amazing gallery and this work has something mysterious ;) Really great :)
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Thank you very much!
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19as93|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You are welcome :)
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gabibowen98|Student Traditional Artist
this is absolutely beautiful
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Thank you very much!
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EngendrARTE|Professional Digital Artist
great idea!!
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EngendrARTE|Professional Digital Artist
;)
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TH0RNFIELD|Professional Traditional Artist
Very Nice
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unicornomics| General Artist
I love how shiny the hair is
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Thank you! I actually had to go back and tone down the hair a bit while working on this. Hair shine is one of my favorite things to paint, and sometimes I get a bit carried away :P
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unicornomics| General Artist
Welcome
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