Olwen (Mabinogion serie) by somk

Olwen (Mabinogion serie)

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Added: Aug 11, 2003
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Ok, long story short. Here is the first of my Mabinogion Collection. Olwen (litterally "White Steps" because everywhere she walked, white flowers grew in her path) Daughter of Yspaddaden Penkawr and incidentally soon to be wife of Culwch.
Limited resin copies soon available, 2 bronze casts too... just because :p
Cherry on top of the thing, the fig got a Jury's Choice at GenCon-Indy Smile (my first prize, thanks guys !) and ended up 1st prize at the Gathering of the Fellowship, woot ! Thank you all Laughing out loud

Original in alabaster and milliput - 180 mm

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Guest's picture

Hey, thats really beautiful. My names Olwen and although it wasnt named after me, im proud 2 say it has my name.

Guest's picture

allo chuck

somk's picture

Thanks for the compliment Smile I urge you to buy Alan Lee's illustrated Mabinogion then ! it's a splendor.

Guest's picture

This is really cool! I finished reading the Mabinogi several months ago and this is the first time I have seen anyone compose any artwork relating to it! I would love to see any other art pieces based in this literature... keep it up!

virage's picture

this is gorgeous Makes me want to delve into the medium ^_^

caitmf1's picture

i love your sculptures; i love your paintings;in the days when i had money; i bought too many fantasy statues; but none were any where as beautiful as yours;and i promise you i havent seen statues as beautiful as these anywhere:

Guest's picture

Amazing! I love the detail. I like her face too.

Guest's picture

I wasn't able to go to Gen Con (Indy) this year, and having seen this sculpture on Epilogue I'm sorry I missed it. This is amazing.

somk's picture

thankee, steve Smile

somk's picture

You know you're too "kind" ? I know.. you already know you're too "cute" but.. "kind", did you know it ? *lol*

somk's picture

That was a blast meeting you too ! (you two I should say Smile your spider was excellent irl !) Ah.. I eagerly wait for next year. A few copies are already ok.. I have to put everything back in place.. and especially the website *ahem*

sferris's picture

It is gorgeous!

Guest's picture

Beautiful sculture - your skill is superb, particularly with the drapery and finer details - amazing work!

pakage's picture

Y'know I think I called this Galadriel in my GenCon writeup, I'll have to correct that. This is simply a beautiful sculpture. I feel very fortunate to have been able to see this in person and also to have gotten to meet you. Congratulations, again, on your award! Let us know when the castings are available.

mermalior's picture

Sof, you are a goddes!!! Amazing work! Fantastic details, wonderful pose, awesome quality! I am realllly envy... This is a masterpiece!

aragorn's picture

This is beautiful. Very well done.

Art at its best.