Enchanted Woods by carles

Enchanted Woods

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Added: Dec 02, 2005
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What to do when you are flying across the Atlantic, 30000 feet above the sea, with everyone sleeping in the seats around you, all lights turned down ? Grab a ball-pen, and dream of enchanted woods in a far away land, where little fairies come to play in the sun. --- Ball pen on paper, colored digitally --- SMALL piece, hence the small picture size. --- More art from Pierre Carles at www.pierrecarles.com.

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carles's picture

Thank you Eva. I guessed you would like dreamy forest settings, given your first entry in Epilogue. Wink

skratek's picture

I love this one, it has a certain feeling.. Kind of peaceful and magic Smile Beautiful!

carles's picture

Thanks Andrei. It is a very "discreet" piece, sort of, it does not attract much attention. But I like it, and I appreciate your liking it too. Smile

levsha's picture

Great work. Respect Bro!

carles's picture

Thank you Michal. This one almost did not make it into Epilogue, which I can understand given its simplicity (or crudeness, depending on how you view it). But I am happy it made it in finally, because sometimes I love simple and naive things too. As for the doodling with ballpoint pen ... you are right on spot: that is my favorite activity when trapped in a boring meeting or in public transportation ! Smile

micross's picture

This is a beautiful picture. I love how you have captured the streaming light from above. I guess all the doodling with ballpoint pen paid off Smile

carles's picture

Many thanks Elena. Sorry it took me a while to answer your comment, I was away for some time.

Guest's picture

I remember seeing this one on the forums. I'm glad it was accepted. I really like the feeling of weightlessness and lightness that is conveyed. Really nice Smile

carles's picture

Many thanks Renata. It is a small and very basic piece, but somehow, I love it.

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carles's picture

Many thanks James. Not many people actually like this one, but I have a soft spot for its simplicity. Smile

somerset's picture

Lovely pen and ink work, Pierre! beautifully detailed and I love the sepia tones, great composition too!

carles's picture

Many thanks Simon. I feel really honored that you like it. Many thanks too for your general advice in the WIP, they made me think and get some perspective on Epilogue, which I really needed.

Guest's picture

Well done on this, it turned out to be an excellent little piece. Even at this small size it has real atmosphere and a great feeling of open space. Good job!

carles's picture

Thank you very much, Rita. When are we going to see another of your lovely portraits ?

rita's picture

Pierre, this is lovely and charming. Really like it, so glad it made it in Smile

carles's picture

A million thanks, Kay. You help me in my artwork beyond what you can imagine. So it makes me very proud that you wrote a comment here. See you soon on the forum. Smile

Guest's picture

This looks really good at this size. I am so glad it is finally up, Pierre.
You know the black background of this page also pops this work. Nice a clean and I just love it. Always did...but this sure is a good presentation of it here.

carles's picture

Thanks a lot Marley. Very nice of yours to drop by and leave this kind message. Indeed, I tried my best to soften the edges after getting feedback in the WIP. Not too easy to do with ballpen, so I am happy if you find it an improvement.

carles's picture

Thank you very much Kay. Your support and positive feedback along this lengthy process was much appreciated.

thrax-1's picture

Very beautiful work, Pierre. Congratz on another piece for your gallery. Those trees are truly tender work. It has improved alot since i first saw it, it wasn't so soft around the edges. Great piece and congratulations, Pierre.

rowanwood's picture

It got in, I'm so excited. I love this piece and I'm just thrilled to see it here!

Art at its best.