The end of magic by monstarling

The end of magic

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Added: Jul 10, 2002
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Merlin the wizard, one of my favourite pieces, and easily my most ambitious pencil drawing to date. I really don´t know how I had the patience to do the leaves. The scanner left a lot of the "magic" of the original out, I am afraid.

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Guest's picture

Great composition and very well done. The detail here is fantastic, and the overall realism is superb!

blueunicorn's picture

This is fantastic Monica! He is the perfect Merlin. His expression is a little sad but shows infinite wisdom. I too, like the owl there. He's just the right familiar for this wizard. Wonderful work!

peters's picture

This is so exactly how the older Merlin should look. I always pictured him as a strong, vital man in his youth, and I believed that strength and vitality should carry over into old age. You've endowed him with a wonderful sense of dignity with your masterful pencil work. The owl is a magnificent touch, and it appears, fittingly, to be gazing at the observer.

chrisxavier's picture

It is nice when patience payoff and it certainly has in this case. Great drawing and a wonderful pencil-technique. I just love the intense but sad look in his eyes. Very impressing stuff Monica.

Guest's picture

Very nice work. This piece has a classical feel to it. Great job especially on the beard, face and leaves.

Art at its best.