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Letting go by Zindy Letting go by Zindy
There is beauty in letting go...

Pastel, colour pencils and marker.
21x29cm.

Available at: [link]

Pose from wonderful Fae: [link]

About my drawings
A lot of people ask me about how I do my drawings so I thought I would give a little explanation. Usually I have an idea of what I wish my drawing to show (mood and colours). Most of my ideas comes from my feelings and usually show themselves when I am out running or late at night just before I sleep. I have a lot of curled sheets of ideas on napkins, receipts etc - you should see my idea book - it's a mess.
I then either find a suitable pose (or take photos myself, with my model) which I can use as base and change up with colours, different clothing, flowers etc.
DA has a lot of fantastic stocks, both Gothic and fantasy related. I often use Fae-Stock and Liam-Stock as they go very well with the type of work I do.
Backgrounds are usually made out of memory, fx skies, trees, leaves etc. If I want new inspiration I study forest photos on google, then draw based of my memory of them, I usually never copy a photo ecaxt as I like the drawings to be original.
I really love the imaginary aspect of a drawing, to me it's the creative magical part of art.
This drawing is a perfect example of how I build up my drawings.
Hope this answered some of the many questions I have received about it.

Thanks for your amazing support ♥
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:icondarkvalkyrie87:
DarkValkyrie87 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014  Student General Artist
Very beautiful. Then again, all your work is beautiful.
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chaos-of-vinnie Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012
Oh very pretty!!
I love how you don't explain the emotion, not only does it allow us to get our own perspective, but you're so good at expressing it, that we can already tell :)
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DARKLiGHTPAiNTER Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012
i love this :)
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Carol-Moore Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Beautiful piece! The symbolism with the rose petals falling into the water, and her expression really conveys the mood and emotions of letting someone go. Thanks so much for sharing the process of how you create your works :)
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Zindy Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks much Carol, I am glad you liked it ♥
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ElvenstarArt Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Very beautiful work! :D
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Zindy Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks much Rebecca ♥
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bwall49 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
very cool....
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Zindy Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you.
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Ash-moon Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love the contrast between everything. The background being dark and her dress and the rose being so vibrant! Really well done!
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