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June 17, 2014
Suggester says: "The attention to detail is mesmerising. The atmosphere and weather create a gorgeous focus and bring chills of cold. And those colors - the pale yellow of summer stands out so beautifully among the blues of winter; the color choice further enhances the sense of fragility the female character has about her." 

Escorting the Spirit of Summer by Sweet-Bread
Featured by STelari
Suggested by DanielaIvanova
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Escorting the Spirit of Summer

15x22 Strathmore wet media board + Daniel Smith watercolor

Every Spring he travels far to find and return the spirit of summer to his land. Every summer is filled with bliss and family. Every fall is filled with grief and inevitable mourning. Every winter is filled with preparations to do it all over again.
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jkstrlphinaestrd1780's avatar
I love this. This is so lovely. <3
Mohnlied's avatar
Beautiful illustration and beautiful story. I like how the summer-child stands out :)
AsgerLanghoff's avatar
Very interesting piece, with a great story!
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Miandelam's avatar
Congrats with the daily!!
ArtKosh's avatar
so strong! the tale itself,
and all these details.. awesome! 
Alexgv-art's avatar
so beautiful work Meow :3 
PaulineMoss's avatar
I love the carefully chosen shades of colour in this piece and the bleakness.  The concept is wonderful and Janus is there - awesome! :clap:  So skillfully executed, I stand in awe! :faint:  Contratulations! :love:
Angie-Pictures's avatar
Beautiful work! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:

JKRavensfield's avatar
So haunting! Beautiful~
richardcgreen's avatar
This is precisely what we were waiting for, this last, winter. Yours is a wonderfully detailed rendering of sheer beauty...I greatly admire your patience and skill.
Regards....richard g
Gauthier-de-H's avatar
I like the curly-white-hair cape and the color choice. Very cold.
BrianWoodwardArt's avatar
Oh god I hope that doesn't actually read as a giant cape made out of human hair in the painting lol.
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Kayisok's avatar
amazing!!!!   . . . . btw is a windigo following them (O.o)?      It's so cool (*^*)7
StuKarver's avatar
In the thumbnail I expected this to be a fractal, this is awesome. your light and textures are on point.
JaredFrancisArt's avatar
This is wonderful.
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