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Luthien Tinuviel by JankaLateckova Luthien Tinuviel by JankaLateckova
The leaves were long, the grass was green,
The hemlock-umbels tall and fair,
And in the glade a light was seen
Of stars in shadow shimmering.
Tinúviel was dancing there
To music of a pipe unseen,
And light of stars was in her hair,
And in her raiment glimmering.

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This picture is pencil and charcoal drawing.

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:iconsketchda:
Sketchda Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful!
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:iconjankalateckova:
JankaLateckova Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2017   Traditional Artist
Thank you.:thanks:
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alovebeyondkass Featured By Owner May 6, 2017
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:iconjankalateckova:
JankaLateckova Featured By Owner May 12, 2017   Traditional Artist
:hug:
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LadyofAzzaroth Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Student General Artist
Beautiful :heart:
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:iconjankalateckova:
JankaLateckova Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015   Traditional Artist
Thank you.:hug:
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LadyofAzzaroth Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015  Student General Artist
:hug:
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clematis-terniflora Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014
Of all the Tinúviel related art I have seen this is by far the most beautiful. Her hair, her floating dress and her elegant movement - you have captured her perfectly! And her face... she is not just pretty, it looks like she's got character as well ;)
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:iconjankalateckova:
JankaLateckova Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014   Traditional Artist
Thank you for your nice words. I 'm pleased you like it. :thanks:
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hruodberaht Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So perfect! I love your drawings :)
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:iconjankalateckova:
JankaLateckova Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014   Traditional Artist
Thank you. :thanks:
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Searleit Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014
I love what you did with shadow and carmina/sepia tone, it's just mind blowing.
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:iconjankalateckova:
JankaLateckova Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014   Traditional Artist
Thank you. :thanks:
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bigartisteArt Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I just love her dress! It's perfect! I can almost feel how light and flowing it is. 
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:iconjankalateckova:
JankaLateckova Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014   Traditional Artist
Thank you, I'm pleased you like it. :thanks:
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bigartisteArt Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
My pleasure. :)
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Stonemirth Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013
Love the poem and the drawing is amazing and everything.  Sorry if I missed your note.  I'll have to check when you sent it out.  :+fav:
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:iconjankalateckova:
JankaLateckova Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013   Traditional Artist
Thank you. I'm pleased you like it. :)
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Taina-dOS Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
So beautiful :love:
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:iconjankalateckova:
JankaLateckova Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013   Traditional Artist
Thank you. :thanks:
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Taina-dOS Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome. :)
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Aquiliris Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No do háje... to je parádní. Stínopvání, póza... super. :)
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:iconjankalateckova:
JankaLateckova Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013   Traditional Artist
Ďakujem. :thanks:
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:iconsheri1231:
Sheri1231 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013  Student General Artist
Beautiful :O :hug:
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:iconjankalateckova:
JankaLateckova Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013   Traditional Artist
Thank you. :thanks::)
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djial Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
waow she's wonderful :clap:
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:iconjankalateckova:
JankaLateckova Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013   Traditional Artist
Thank you. :thanks:
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Elenwe12 Featured By Owner May 31, 2013
You really managed to draw Luhtien ?? I'm totally amazed! It is so hard to render her beauty, her gracefulness, her light, her dance... and I'm mesmerized by your drawing, so beautiful! The movment, the colours, the veils of her dress, I just don't know what to say, how to express my feelings... (it totally accords to the extract you've given ;))
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:iconjankalateckova:
JankaLateckova Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013   Traditional Artist
Thank you for your lovely words. I'm really pleased you like my work. :thanks:
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minoana Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013  Hobbyist
Her hair is full of stars! Oh the loveliness!
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:iconjankalateckova:
JankaLateckova Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013   Traditional Artist
Thank you. :thanks:
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FractalBee Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013
:wow: Beautiful! :clap: :D
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:iconjankalateckova:
JankaLateckova Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013   Traditional Artist
Thank you. :thanks::)
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FractalBee Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013
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Whiterisu Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Just... beautiful! She IS Luthien indeed
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:iconjankalateckova:
JankaLateckova Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013   Traditional Artist
Thank you. :thanks::)
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Whiterisu Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome ^^
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SilverVulpine Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Wonderful! :)
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:iconjankalateckova:
JankaLateckova Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012   Traditional Artist
Thank you. :)
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SilverVulpine Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome. :)
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Xule Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012
Did you use Edith Tolkien as a reference? It looks a bit like her...
Beautiful nonetheless
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:iconjankalateckova:
JankaLateckova Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012   Traditional Artist
No, I didn't. Thank you. :)
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sketches-lover Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012
Beautiful...
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:iconjankalateckova:
JankaLateckova Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012   Traditional Artist
Thank you. :thanks:
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soovigon Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012  Professional Filmographer
lovely!!!!!
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:iconjankalateckova:
JankaLateckova Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2012   Traditional Artist
Thank you. :thanks:
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super0knight Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012
Glory supreme! What a wonderful piece of art work. Sadly, I don't recall what Luthien exactly looked like but I love this picture and think that Tolkien would improve. Did you know that Luthien was invented after his own wife? And on his wife's grave is Luthien (under her name) and I think Luthien's husband was Balin or something right? Or was that a dwarf from The Hobbit? Now I'm confused, lol.

Anyhow, Luthien's husband's name is under Tolkien's name on his grave since he really made up the story based on them since they had their own forbidden love story due to Tolkien being a staunch Catholic surprisingly enough (since he wrote such awesome fantasy with gods and monsters, for example) while Tolkien's wife, Eddith I think, was a Protestant or something.

As you can imagine, they were forbidden from seeing each other since the times they lived in were still rather backwards. Then Tolkien went to the war (forgot which one shamefully) and only marrie Eddith a while later. Sorry for rambling but I couldn't help it since the picture is very awesome and I didn't know how many people actually knew about how Luthien was created. Stupid though since some probably do so I'll shut up now and fave the picture since it definitely is worth it.

Fabulous!! :)
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JankaLateckova Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012   Traditional Artist
Thank you for your lovely words. :hug:

... yes I already knew that. And yes, Balin was a dwarf and Luthien's husband was Beren. ;) I'm happy that there still are people who are interested in Tolkien and his work. :)
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super0knight Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012
Ah! Right. That was his name. I couldn't remember it for the life of me and I was so annoyed with myself. Anyhow, I am a huge fan of all things Tolkien since it was the first fantasy book/movie I have ever seen and read and certainly the best. In fact, I think that Tolkien was the founding forefather of fantasy in so far as I'm concerned, lol. All others are poor copies and shadows of his works. Some better than others of course.
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