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A Flower in the Grey North

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Published: April 14, 2017
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'Nine years Túrin dwelt in the halls of Menegroth. His heart and thought turned ever to his own kin, and at times he had tidings of them for his comfort. For Thingol sent messengers to Morwen as often as he might, and she sent back words for her son; thus Túrin heard that his sister Nienor grew in beauty, a flower in the grey North, and that Morwen's plight was eased.'

JRR Tolkien: Unfinished Tales: NARN I HÎN HÚRIN 
The Tale of the Children of Húrin

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Painted in watercolour.

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JJ-247Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful work!
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peetProfessional Traditional Artist
Much obliged :)
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So great. I love it. 
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peetProfessional Traditional Artist
Thanks very much!
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peetProfessional Traditional Artist
Thank you 
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eunichangHobbyist Artist
Is that Turins sister Lalaith?
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peetProfessional Traditional Artist
No, it's Nienor :) The excerpt from the tale is in the description below the paining.
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eunichangHobbyist Artist
Oh ok.
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MatejCadilHobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful and sad picture.
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peetProfessional Traditional Artist
:nod: Glad you think so - this scene struck me many many years ago, so it's nice to finally get it down ...
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aegeriHobbyist Traditional Artist
Lovely :)  :)
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peetProfessional Traditional Artist
:worship:
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peetProfessional Traditional Artist
Very happy you think so, thanks :thanks:.
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JDGr Traditional Artist
this is ludicrous, yet has a modern feel - like the girl in this drawing could be in a modern photo. Beautiful posing!
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peetProfessional Traditional Artist
Thanks for the kind words - glad you enjoy the realism :) This has fast become one of my favourites.
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ShannonandklaraHobbyist Artisan Crafter
amazing XD
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peetProfessional Traditional Artist
Glad you like :thumbsup: :)
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SarkaSkorpikovaHobbyist Traditional Artist
So beautiful, gentle and sad :crying: :happycry: 
By the way the work on her hair is wonderful! Absolutely!
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peetProfessional Traditional Artist
Glad you see you back, and thanks as ever for the warm comment (despite the slightly cold sadness of the scene!) :)
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TelnavaHobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful :) I love the light playing in her hair
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