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Dama McGillavry
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Published: January 19, 2010
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The original song is "Donald McGillavry" and when I first heard it I thought the line was "Come like a White buck, Donald McGillavry". Well, I have since looked the lyrics up and found that is "weighbauk", a set of scales...

But! I was saved! the Fallow Deer is Dama dama.

So, we have Dama McGillavry... the white buck.

the knotwork is in variegated red foil and looks better when not scanned :P

Holy crap! A DD! Thanks!
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RadosBadger's avatar
And back again to your preceding fame! I have seen this picture before, too. :lol: Although Daily Deviated pictures like this are hard to miss, but as far as I am concerned it tells a bit about quality of your works. It´s too bad I can´t mimic or even figure out the textures you are capable of making - Stealing is bad, but in some cases temptation is just too strong. :)
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arikla|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Aw, thanks! Honestly, though, I LOVE how you do your pieces! You achieve a depth and texture all your own with the technique you use, so keep that up!
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MonsterBrand|Professional Photographer
This piece has been featured here: [link]

:heart:
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arikla|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank-you :)
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Sonrie-mucho|Student Traditional Artist
Quite an interesting portrait, and the fabric looks real.

Very well done. Also, the celtic knots used as a frame seem to add a good final touch to the piece.
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arikla|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks!
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wapiti1986| Traditional Artist
White deer + Celtic knots = :love:
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arikla|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
*grin* thanks!
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kiboard|Student Traditional Artist
cool piece! :)
what media did you use? I see some watercolor and pastel?
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arikla|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Watercolor and colored pencil (and gold variegated foil for the knotwork), actually. I have pastels, but i am not very good with them :)
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Yay Arikla!
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arikla|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
*grin* Thanks!
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Lorfis-Aniu|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
awesome job! ;)

greeting from Chile :D
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arikla|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank-you! Oh, I bet it is nice and warm in Chile right now... trade you!
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Lorfis-Aniu|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
jaj yeah! ready for sunburn! X)
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Craazhy|Professional Writer
A piece filled with serene ingeniousness.
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arikla|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank-you :)
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MissTown's avatar
THIS IS THE GREATEST!
holy wowza!
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arikla|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank-you :)
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kitsuyuutsu|Hobbyist General Artist
this is such an odd piece, but it's wonderful! =D
it reminds me of some of the old Genesis album covers :nod:
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arikla|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank-you :) I'll have to go look those covers up now...
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kitsuyuutsu|Hobbyist General Artist
you're welcome! =)

I looked up the covers that came to mind ;)
[link] [link]

the second isn't related specifically, but it's very odd =D
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arikla|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ah! I see the similarity :)
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Koyukionna| Artisan Crafter
lol I am kinda prone to mishearing lyrics. This is a great outcome. :]
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