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Forever Love by Artemysia Forever Love by Artemysia
Happy happy happy birthday my darling bardo! you lived a quarter of a century and you are a man of experience :D (experience that you shall teach me soon ;))
I finally finished the drawing I promised you ... it was supposed to be celebrating our one year anniversary, shame on me! but it still does :) I hope you will like it ... not much to say about the technique, pencil and paper and some bad shading ! I did my best for you my love, and I do hope you will like it!
The subject is one I find very special : me and him as mythical Selene, Goddess of the Moon, and Endymion, her beloved one. (he looks more like and Apollo, but I did it on purpose because hes the God of Art and Poetry and so is my darling bardo!) The lyre and the leaves on his ears show that he is an Aed, the ancient greek bard :) they are romantically sitting on the moon, and I wanted to give a special glow effect with the shading but I dont think I did it well!!
Since theyre both divine they should glow in the darkness with the moon..
its a very special scene for it is one of our most ancient memories,when he called me his Goddess, Muse and Selene and I called him my Endymion and bard. I mixed everything and thats what came out! I love it particularly as I am so fond of Ancient Greece!
Im quite satisfied except for his shoe and some other small details... but we soldier on!
I tried giving both a romantic and sensual atmosphere by dressing them poorly (:P) and letting him embrace her with desire, and setting all of it in a dark sky, on a glowing moon, in a mythical era.
Is not as wonderful as your anniversary drawing to me , my love, but I still hope you will love it :D We went through a year of things happening together and I am very proud of us :) we shall always be like them Selene and Endymion, in our mythical and eternal love!


characters are me, =karusuman
image is me
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Shadowulf1 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Lovely couple!
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Stael Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2008
oh are there a mytologic characters?? :? the young boy with a lyra reminds me Orfeo. Are they Orffeo and Eurídice??
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Artemysia Featured By Owner May 23, 2009
well they're inspired by mythological characters, they are me and my fiancè in the guise of Selene (goddess of the moon) and Endymion, her lover, although you are right, it should be Orfeo using the lyre :)
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Stael Featured By Owner May 24, 2009
Ah so I was not wrong at all :D I know about Selene, but not of Endymon, perhaps I have to read about this mith. I love grecian miths :)
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illogan Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
this is BEAUTIFUL!!!
So romantic and soft!!! You should do more art in this soft glowy look :aww:
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Moonstone27 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2007   General Artist
This another awesome pic:D!!! Love it:clap:!!
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gothicpie Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2006
Absolutely amazing! Wow!!!

I'd definitly would love to see a higher resolution, or maybe some detailed shots!

Again, that is amazing! (Again, something I wouldnt have nearly as much patience for)
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karusuman Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2006  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you bella, its the most wonderful birthday present I've ever received! It reminds me so much of when we first met of the conversations we spoke about and the things we had in common. Indeed it is you and I in our splendid romance and we shall forever endure this visage in our dreams and live it each and every day we live for one another. Ti amo tantissimo, mia dolcezza, mia musa per sempre!
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hikatu-chan Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2006
Oh my.. Did you kill a pencil or 2 on this o.O
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