Morgan LeFay by somerset

Morgan LeFay

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Added: May 08, 2004
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Morgan LeFay modelled by Epilogue Artist Christine M. Griffin

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somerset's picture

Ah thank you so much, Aized, it is a real pleasure to learn new words..."Zaberdast" I love it, so much more stylish than "awesome"

aizou's picture

In Urdu, I will say you... "Zaberdast" (Awsome)

somerset's picture

I don't know what it is, Ken, but I get a real buzz from portraying real people in my work, esspecially people that I know! I have to be carefull though, the praise kinda feeds my ego a bit and I loose sight of the fact that I'm trying to improve and grow with my work...not just stay within the limits of portrait work! I'm looking to become more daring and put more elements into my work to compliment the figures! Guy's like you help me to aspire to that, thank you!

kenmeyerjr's picture

Ha..nice job of capturing Christine, from what I've seen of photos and such...you are really doing a great job coming up with ingenious ways to present each one of these artists (I think Socar's is still my favorite...gee, maybe I need to try to send you photos again, I don't think very many have drawn me, while I have drawn almost everyone I know).

somerset's picture

Ha thank you dear Guest! yeah, they sure do!

Guest's picture

Love it. Christine and the cat both got such attitude. Wink

somerset's picture

Thank you, Jessica! I bet you can't wait to see yours heh heh!

Guest's picture

I haven't been able to comment in a while so I hope this goes through. . . anyway, another truly lovely piece from you, James. You are a master of skin tones and texture but what I like most about your portraits are the eyes. . . such life, such humor. Lucky Christine! Smile

somerset's picture

Thank you, Uwe! yeah, that would be something! kinda putting a face to the Artist behind those amazing paintings!

j-art's picture

thats amazing - i love your portrait work sooooooo much - what a great idae to portrait some epilogue members - but hey, no wonder that the piece turned out so great, if one has such a fantastic model - she a real beauty Smile --- someday i should sent you a picture from me, that would be a piece of horror - lol - james, you are for sure a fantastic artist, and a realy wonderful person!!!!!

somerset's picture

Thank you, Svetlana!...mmm ain't I still waiting for pics from you?

bladeofgrass's picture

Great work, James!!!

somerset's picture

Thank you, Rita! it's always a pleasure to hear from you!

rita's picture

James, it is incredible, what you can do with colored pencils!

somerset's picture

Heh heh hello Marley, sorry I can't help chuckling, it's just that I've got something on the go just now which reminds me of you! thanks for the kind words Pal!

somerset's picture

Thank you, Lipták! Yeah, she is ain't she!... I didn't really notice!....now why did my nose just grow another inch! lol!

mermalior's picture

Great pencil work, James. Christine, you are pretty...Smile)))

thrax-1's picture

one of your cleanest drawings yet james Laughing out loud and my new favourite!!just amazing realism!.I always like the colours you choose. I agree about the great lighting in this piece too!.

somerset's picture

Ah, the star of the show! this was a real pleasure to be able to do, Christine! thank you for the inspiration!

griffingirl's picture

All's I can say is I'm very lucky.....!

somerset's picture

Thank you very much, Donna! I just had a sneak peak at your gallery and it looks amazing..so I'm going back to take a more leisurly look at your great pencil work!

somerset's picture

Hi Donna! lol!

somerset's picture

Thank you for the nice words, Mary! heh heh, I've got another victim...oops I mean picture waiting in the wings, if it gets accepted you'll maybe see it tomorrow!

somerset's picture

Aww, Amy! I don't know what to say (that's a first!lol!) thank you so much!

somerset's picture

Cheers Scott, always a pleasure to get such a great reaction from a fine Artist

fairywings's picture

I'm fairly new here,just want to say Hello and let you know how much I admire your colored pencil work! It's really wonderful! I really love your figures and your skin tones. I'm glad to see quite a bit of colored pencil here at Epilogue( I also do colored pencil) You've inspired me to work harder on my figures.. Thanks!!

somerset's picture

Thank you Anne! I had a lot of fun with this one...funny enough, the cat was an after-thought, I'm glad you like!

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rhiamon's picture

Gorgeous!! You've done a wonderful job, James! I can't wait to see what else you're cooking up with this series. Amy, you make perfect sense - I know exactly what you mean and concur whole-heartedly!

hunterhayley's picture

You once made a comment on one of my drawings about how you liked the way I gave or captured light in my art. Well James you capture a different light, probally the most important light there is, and that is the light of the human soul. In every one of your drawings I see that in their expression, the glimmer in their eyes, the radiance in their skin, the quirk in their smile. It is all there. I am just waiting for this one to get up and walk away, that is how well they come across to me. Eh, maybe I am not making sense. It is hard to explain what I get out of your art. But if I sound like a bumbling idiot trying to explain it then so be it.

Art at its best.