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Delicate by Zindy Delicate by Zindy
It was about time to do a new fairy. I wanted to try and go really dark this time with my colour pencils, which seem to be my weak spot with this medium.

I very much enjoyed creating her. It's based on a photo of the lovely Evangeline Lilly. I find her beautiful and delicate, with that natural beauty. I gave her red brown hair though her dark brown is beautiful on her. This drawing was much work and for some reason I found it rather difficult to just do what I felt like on this one. Maybe because I had this perfect image in my head, which I didn't feel I could get down to paper afterall.
My scanner wasn't very nice on the colours, I had to correct them as much as I could in photoshop but still it lacks the life of the colours somehow, like it lost it's warmth.

Thanks for all your lovely comments and faves on the wip, it definitely made me more motivated:
Delicate WIP

Made with pastels and color pencils.
40x30cm | 16x30"

:bulletpurple: Prints available here: [link]
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pixie12345 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013
Hi there! your work is absolutely amazing! I'm opening up a hair salon and my theme is all about pixie's and fairys... I was just wondering if I could get your permission to use this amazing picture as the face of my business cards?
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sjomannen Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
love this one :D
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aphoticangel Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2009
this is the first picture i found of yours, and it is still one of my favorites<3
its AMAZINGG x100000. (:
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EmmaEMSEemma Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2008
My God, all of your drawings are amazing!
Especially this one. I love your work. Continue like this.

All the best.
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purplevioletdoll Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2008
I'm in love with your work. :) This is extremely beautiful. You're such a great artist. :D
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Kamunyak13 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2008
I like the way you kinda used toned colors, like brown and reddish. I think it's beautiful!
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james6string Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2008
simply beautiful....
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aslemarie Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2008
It is... fantastic... congratulations
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babyfawn Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2008   Traditional Artist
i love the way you draw hair. it's just beautiful!
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gemstonerocks Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2008   Photographer
WOW. this is absolutely fantastic.
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