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aardse liefde

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a palette study based on a detail of 'De Hemelse en Aardse Liefde' by dutch painter Ary Scheffer. he's from dordrecht, the city where i was born, and this painting was in the dordrechts museum which i was visiting with my mother! i took a snapshot of the painting with my phone and later used that pic as a reference to study the skintones. i'm aware that the image isn't an exact replica, it isn't intended to be :]

process of this drawing is here on my blog.

drawn in photoshop cs5 with a cintiq 24HD. time taken - about 4 hrs. for  more info on my artwork please visit loish.deviantart.com/journal/6…

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oreokooie's avatar

excellent work....every artist needs to study the masters...try a durer, he's my favorite

roxey-chan's avatar
It is soo beautifull +fav Heart 
EmMooMooo's avatar
How. Did. You. Make. This.... Icon :0 Mind Blown 
Odzilla's avatar
Looks like Spring from Primavera 
Odzilla's avatar
Rather amazing you captured the old world feel, with almost an anima vibe.
xXASzXx's avatar
I love this art. Renesans :o
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edeebee's avatar
so inspired by you!
Art-Fashion-History's avatar
Very very beautiful!!!!
cassie-moon's avatar
It looks so vintage and modern at the same time! Retro art is my weakness hoW DID YOU KNOW ?
noctuaries's avatar
nice meeting of new and old :-)
Moontowhee's avatar
Mooie kleuren! geweldig om al jou prachtige werkjes te zien :)
LittleLifeForms's avatar
I was thinking - hm, that reminds me of the old Dutch painters I'd see in the Basel museums... then I read your text below :squee: 

Nice study!

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NovellineArt's avatar
Nice subtle blues.
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Kaybup3's avatar
too good!!!! so goooood
Werewolf289's avatar
Wow this is absolutely amazing!I love it!
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Mishka-mis's avatar
she looks like melon collie (from smashing pumpkins)

love your work <3<3<3
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loish's avatar
i see what you mean! wow, i loved that album so much when i was a teenager.
Mishka-mis's avatar
i love that album too :-) amazing band ;-)

and amazing picture you have made :-)
very nice   red head      i like
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