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Fallen Kingdom by Ricku
by Ricku

Okay........ I'm kind of at a loss to describe what I see here. I definitely empathize with your assertion about the choices war forces...

Simple Rose by sarcasmk

What I see particularly well-displayed in this image are a series of contrasts regarding shape, form and texture. The background with t...

Sacre-Coeur Basilica by MatusMajer

What really impresses me about this piece is the symmetry. The church is captured perfectly in the center, with equal distributions of ...

AM70 by peinturealuile

This is a really cool piece. Upon my first view, the shapes and color brought three distinct images to my mind. The taller piece in the...

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River by loverofbeauty
Created using The Tudors Scene Maker on Azalea's Dress Up Dolls.

Back in 2009 I had an idea to write a poem about different types of landscapes (perhaps influenced by the Disney Nature film Earth, a true visual masterpiece). That poem has yet to be written, but I created these landscape personifications in the meantime. As with my other fantasy pieces, I tried to choose colors, shapes, patterns and clothing items that represented the "personalities" of the landscapes. Enjoy.
Sand Snakes by loverofbeauty
Sand Snakes
Created using Lord of the Rings & Hobbit Scene Maker on Doll Divine

I'm really proud of how this piece turned out, but there's a slight awkwardness underlying it. I am HUGE Game of Thrones fan and- probably like many viewers- haven't read Martin's original books. I know there's always modification when a story is adapted for the screen (plus a lot of bitching among the purists), but after reading the book-verse descriptions of the Sand Snakes I was slightly disappointed at the way the series portrayed them. Don't really know where my loyalties lie at this point.

I created this based mainly on the book-verse descriptions and partly on the series versions, trying to match the details of each Sand Snake as closely as possible:
-Obara: severe demeanor, practical clothing, limited colors  
-Nymeria: long braided hair, feminine clothing, overall beauty
-Tyene: cunning expression, blue and white dress, deceptive sweetness
-Sarella: dark skin, curious expression, brightly colored "Summer Islander" clothing 


Jesse Brauner
United States
Favourite genre of music: Anything that tugs at the emotional heartstrings

Favourite style of art: Renaissance paintings/sculpture, Medieval manuscript illustration, Arabic calligraphy

Operating System: Mac OS X

MP3 player of choice: iPhone 4S

Favourite cartoon character: Katara (Avatar: The Last Airbender)

Personal Quote: "It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be." -Albus Dumbledore

Musings Made Flesh

Journal Entry: Tue Jan 14, 2014, 8:03 PM
A friend of mine has commented several times that writers for television shows are not paid nearly enough for the quality of work they produce. No doubt this is true, but tonight I saw for the first time just HOW true this belief can be.

In the latest edition to my gallery, I used a photograph of an empty pair of shoes to reflect my feelings on the introduction of NSA analyst Ellie Bishop to the NCIS team. While the symbolism of the image may be obvious (for full details, see my gallery), it seems the NCIS writers have fully latched onto my thinking. In tonight's premiere episode, Bishop commented to Dr. Rachel Cranston (Kate Todd's sister, for those who don't remember) that the shoes she has to fill are gigantic, and in some ways may be unfillable.

This is exactly what I was thinking when Bishop was introduced to the show, and, as I mentioned in my deviation, I hoped that Bishop understood that notion. Well, it seems that she does.

  • Mood: Neutral
  • Reading: The Book of Amazing History
  • Playing: Dragonvale
  • Eating: Banana
  • Drinking: Seltzer

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DamageDoneIsForever Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the llama :D
Bonds-webComic Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Cain and Abel : Thanks for the Llama!
Abel : If you have the time you can drop an eye over our comic if you haven't already *smiles wide*
loverofbeauty Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2015
diddles25 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much for adding "Virile Beauty and the Sensuous a Colors of Summer" to your favorites!!! :D What do you think of it?
diddles25 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much for adding "The Sensuous Shades and Tints of Human Appearance" to your favorites! :D What do you think?
loverofbeauty Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015
Well, I think your "catalogue of ideas" approach worked out well. I could see poets using this as a thesaurus when they're looking for physiological adjectives. Maybe you should "market" it in some way?
diddles25 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much! I hadn't thought of "marketing" it, as it were, but it gives more vivid ways of describing physical appearances and in turn I hope that it gives other people ideas of how to describe themselves in more evocative ways.
gxfan537 Featured By Owner May 26, 2015
Happy Birthday! *hugs you*…
loverofbeauty Featured By Owner May 27, 2015
Thank you :):D:):D
gxfan537 Featured By Owner May 27, 2015
You're welcome 
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