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Thandalia by Omnirium Thandalia by Omnirium
Graphite Portrait - 11" x 14"
Paper - 100 lb. Canson smooth grain recycle
Tools: Faber Castell Pencils - 7B through 5H, Tortillons for blending and shading, erasers for highlights.
Time: 13 hours
Thandalia Galverhati - Daughter of the Founder of the Order of Christian Galver - Phaeron Galverhati
From the upcoming novel "Cytotopia"
Inspiration: Many thanks to the beautiful :iconlianakupcova: for the wonderful portrait [link]
The face and hair are based on this wonderful work.
The rest of the portrait was dragged out of my own imagination ...
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heartinart Featured By Owner May 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very skillfully drawn!
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Omnirium Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Thank you my dear - that means ALOT coming from someone of your caliber. I hope my work tells a story half as fascinating as yours does! :tighthug:
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heartinart Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I am in love with your art! :heart:
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Omnirium Featured By Owner May 30, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
I am so blessed an honored that you feel that way. :hug:

There is nothing so sacred to me than being blessed with the creative powers to move another soul through the stories I weave - be they in the written word or through images.

I am also most truly blessed to be able to call you a friend - and to know that your work moves me as well. You have a rare gift of both skill and passion that is rarely seen in this often bleak and cynical world these days ... we need so many more souls like you, but I realize they are still so rare no matter how hard you wish!
It is such an honor!!
Maybe one day you will honor me by revealing to me your birth name ... I completely understand if you don't but I could always hope! :blowkiss:
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heartinart Featured By Owner May 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You know that my name is Julia, don't you? And of course you are a friend, an amazing artist and a wonderful man! I am so glad I have met you!
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Omnirium Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
I don't think I knew that - but it's more of an honor that you've shared this with me ...

Thank you, Julia ... from somewhere in the center of my soul.
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heartinart Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:heart:
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LittleLionKing Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You are an amazing artist! If I could I would definitely pay you to sketch for me! I an not the greatest at drawing pencil to paper. I taught myself to draw digitally and have been doing so for years. Have not drawn by hand is quite a long time.

Anyways, GREAT JOB! Keep up the great work!
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Omnirium Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
If you give me a photo of what you'd like me to draw it would be an honor. I could even send you the original when its done, seeing that you are in Canada and I am in the U.S.

What you've done for me is more payment than I could ever have imagined. (I'm trying very hard not to get emotional again!)

And your digital work is very good - keep it up!!! :hug:
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LittleLionKing Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aww, thanks! I rarely ever get compliments on my digital work.
Anyways, I would LOVE to have a sketch of Brother Theodore. He is a famous german monologuist and is my idol for theater acting. Here is a pic of him. [link]

I honestly can't think of anyone better to sketch him then you! You are very talented and put a lot of emotion and effort into your artwork. Your offer to send the original drawing is very much appreciated! I would love that. I would be so honored to have a copy of your original artwork!
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