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Soldier of Gondor by xanykaos Soldier of Gondor by xanykaos
'How did I, a Hobbit of the Shire, come to this?' Okay, now I have to apologize. Profusely. I've been looking at so many pretty watercolour pictures, and I just snapped. SO a dug out a set of watercolours I haven't used since I was, like, 10 or something, and started to play around. Then I just got lazy. So everything's muddy and vauge. 'Specially that stupid balrog. I really don't know what a balrog's supposed to look like. And Shadowfax...ugh...pretend that's not there. Maybe I'll edit this all later. Blarg. Anyway, Pippin as a soldier of Gondor, surrounded by images of things that have shaped him and made him who and what he is. At do, at very least, like the one in the middle and the one with the palantir. Appropriately boyish, I guess. Watercolour and minor photoshop tweaking on Merry's face, which no amount of tweaking can save. Again...blarg.
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linensheets Featured By Owner May 9, 2010
I adore this! Pippin is the greatest and this really captures the feel of his character!
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numbuh9494 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2009  Student Writer
It is very beautiful. I like how you thought up everything that shaped Pippin into what he became. We see him maturing slowly throughout the trilogy.
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bramblefox Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2008
I don't think this is terrible at all!! I think the slightly blurry look makes it kind of dream-like--and the hands in the upper corner are incredible. I couldn't draw hands like that, much less paint them.
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hbbtgurl Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2008   Traditional Artist
You are talented!! Fantastic job!!
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Quietstorms Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2007   Photographer
I love this (:
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SoloButterfly Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2004
wow. i love the concept. and the soft water color is beautiful. your hands are amazing. all of it is! :+fav:
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robingirl Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2004  Professional General Artist
OH!! I like this!! XD XD XD XD XD

MORE MORE :drool:

PIPPIN!! PIPPIN!! *squeals hopping up and down happily*

RG
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peet Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2004  Professional Traditional Artist
Not bad at all, I love how you've shown excerpts of certain scenes. It looks a little blurred to me though, but I think that's actually the scanning rather than the picture itself. Perhaps you can tidy it up?
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nanashiamai Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2004  Hobbyist Writer
its beautiful. ^-^

~nanashi :absolut:
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stalker-of-elves Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2004  Hobbyist Photographer
Woah....yeah pippin I love all the diffrent things that are going on ...and I like how its showing how he has come so far.....only thing I wish you would have added is him saveing fairmir...but that would be hard but I still like it :) really nice :hug: for you!
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tanuki-dono Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2004
You don't *seriously* think this is crap!!!??! It's great! I love pippin's face!
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ladyyatexel Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2004   General Artist
Ah, it's Pip. He's my fave after all, how could I not be drawn to this? The watercolors are captivating... they give everything that dreamy quality. And that's a good thing^^ Me loves.
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erikat29 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2004
how awesome is this! beautiful job with water colors!!!!
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ZannyHyper Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2004  Professional Digital Artist
eeeeeeeeeeiiiiiiiii PIPPIN!! loads an loads of Pippin! eheheh :giggle: I gunnu favie this 'en now eheheh
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Noe-Izumi Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2003  Professional General Artist
OH MY GOD!!!
This is the best christmas gift I can see in a day like today, really, is VERY beatiful, ohhhhhhh I love you!!! D:D

Go on friend, you are very good (sorry, everytihng about Pip moves me very much... :love: :tears:)


I like all the scenes that are drawing in this- specially palantir ^^_^ But I can see uruk hai,and the jurement... oooh ^_^

Good job!!!! :blowkiss:
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dreamweaverno1 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2003  Hobbyist General Artist
I LOVE IT! What a great montoge! hehehe.,... great work!
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shizuka-ryu Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2003
I love this! ive been watching you for a week or so and i love all your hobbit pictures..i wish i had the skill to use water color x.x Pippin is my favorite i think the whole pic is great!
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