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The Lord of Waters
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Published: July 15, 2010
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"Then Tuor bowed in reverence, for it seemed to him that he beheld a mighty king.(...) In this manner the Dweller of the Deep, whom the Noldor name Ulmo, Lord of Waters,
showed himself to Tuor son of Huor of the House of Hador beneath Vinyamar. "
- J.R.R.Tolkien, The Silmarillion

Watercolour monotype.

PS Can someone tell me WHY the fullview image is made smeller then I uploaded, despite the fact that I chiise "Original size fullview" option????? It's blurry because of it :(
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ProserpinaProspers's avatar
Wow!Clap  It could inspire literature itself!
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LadyLothkiller's avatar
A truly fantastic artwork, so beautiful!
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Oskrosu's avatar
excelente representacion de Ulmo
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illuvatargodofall's avatar
oh my really awesome
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TallisKeeton's avatar
you are genius :) It is such a picture of Ulmo that I would love to see anytime. I was always a bit dissapointed with Ulmo's portraits - there were mostly the portraits of big scale fishes with Poseidon's weapons :) Mostly too much of a comix book for my liking. But this is great - it is like a spirit of waters and adorned with foam and wind - something harsh and terrible but not such simple and funny. And with solemn face not a face of comic book hero.
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UllaThynell|Professional General Artist
[link] Featured! :)
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ElenirLachlagos's avatar
Woah, wow. *speechless*
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Noldo-Painter|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Это...это...шедеврально! Шикарные цвета, очень нравится образ.
(Почему в книгах нет таких иллюстраций? Т.т)
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laffinia's avatar
this is awe-inspiring. I LOVE how you took the concept of Ulmo and made him a figure and a force in one. Great job!
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VinrAlfakyn25|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so amazing. I just. No words. It's more than perfect. Amazing.
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Lexi-333|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
One of the best paintings I have ever seen. I love how it looks like random color splashes at first glance and then you find beautifully drawn details in it.... Just great!
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heartofoshun's avatar
I love this! One of the few visions of Ulmo which seemed actually majestic to me instead of cringe-induciing. Beautiful work. Beautiful conception.
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LajlaNiemi|Hobbyist Artist
this is soo exactly, how the Lord of Deeps should be....wow (bows)
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SheenaUrbi's avatar
It's incredible! If it's blurry, then as far as I can tell that only added to the unworldlyness of it.
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aragonia|Professional Traditional Artist
Fabulous!!!!!!!
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Mumatil's avatar
This should be in the book.

I love this texture and the swirls are so.....its really like the sea.

I love this.
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DappleHack|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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light-serpent|Student Digital Artist
Wow, looks amazing, great water effect!
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coranglais's avatar
I didn't see Tuor at first, and I liked this. Then I saw Tuor and the whole composition clicked for me, and I loved it!
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DappleHack|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much!!
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coranglais's avatar
You're welcome!
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Feawing's avatar
This is brilliant! How do you manage to get such effects with watercolour? My watercolours always look too pale.
(By the way, Ulmo is my favourite of all the Valar)
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DappleHack|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much!
I use glossy paper, thet's the sourse of the effects in monotype.
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jacmac's avatar
Your work is breathtaking.

WHY AM I NOT WATCHING YOU. I must change this C:
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