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mannafig
01-20-2010, 09:08 AM
This was going to be a full picture of my interpretation of mother nature but I found I quite liked it done like this so here you are.
No ref's were used this is all imaginary hope you like it:):)
Is now my new desktop wallpaper hence the length:D:D

jonwood
01-20-2010, 09:10 AM
very nice indeed, especially like the light reflections in the eye...

mannafig
01-20-2010, 09:12 AM
Thank you very much Jon:):)

AT-TA
01-20-2010, 09:50 AM
I see the heart on her lips.... funny hey.... very original idea...like it a lot...

Caesar
01-20-2010, 10:02 AM
This is very well done and colours are so delicately laid on this elegant painting, dear Amanda ... Marvellous.
May I also respectfully point out that You look great even on this new Avatar where You seem about to smile or even laugh?

RobertSWade
01-20-2010, 10:37 AM
Wonderful image, Amanda, but it looks nothing like Mother Nature. She looks like this, hates margarine, and it's not nice to fool her. :)
BTW. Love the new avatar. :)

mannafig
01-20-2010, 11:15 AM
AT-TA Thank you very much:):)

Dear Cesare thank you very much I have been practising my skin tones a fair bit recently I think I am getting the hang of it now:):)
Thank you for the compliment i'm afraid i'm about to laugh as I always do when infront of the camera:D

Hahahaha Robert that is very funny:D:DThank you for the compliment:):)

Alexandra
01-20-2010, 11:30 AM
Beautiful Amanda, perfect coloring and facial features!:)

screenpainter
01-20-2010, 11:35 AM
you made a quite amazing fantasy character. smashing work... she's great.

mannafig
01-20-2010, 12:00 PM
Thank you dearest Sandra:):)

Thank you very much GZ:):)

uuderzo
01-20-2010, 12:02 PM
Your drawing recalls me a fairy tales illustration. Like it very much!

mannafig
01-20-2010, 12:13 PM
Thank you very much Uuderzo I am pleased that you like it:):)

Jasminek
01-21-2010, 02:03 PM
Mannafig - The eye is simply fascinating.:)

I just read an article (in Thai) about Mother Nature, how we should respect and not abuse nature and Earth. In Buddhism and Hinduism, there is Mother Nature on the Earth part, she is called "Pra Mae Thoranee" which many people respect and still pray to for good harvesting.

Sincerely,
Jasminek

PICASO41
01-21-2010, 02:25 PM
Amanda

This is a wonderful piece and i love the use of the space.
The colors are minimal but very effective.

It creates a curiosity of what she's actually looking at.
But hey, that's the point isn't it? use your imagination.

Reminds me a little of a Michael Parkes painting

Just lovely

Mike :)

Evart
01-21-2010, 04:40 PM
Beautiful job manna :)

Sketchism71
01-21-2010, 05:48 PM
This is excellent mannafig! From your imagination - is incredible! Especially faces I find very difficult to create from my mind! Very impressive!!:D:D:D

pai
01-21-2010, 05:50 PM
I really like your thought of this painting and great job on that eye. Beautiful piece. :)

coops
01-21-2010, 09:43 PM
Beautiful painting Amanda:)

mannafig
01-21-2010, 11:01 PM
Jasminek Thank you very much:):)

PICA Thank you very much:):)I liked the less is more on this one though it did happen by accident it was supposed to be a full body with background and all the trimmings:D

Thank you Evart:):)

Thank you Sketch:):) When I was at school I always used to doodle in my work books and quite often half a face would pop up the other half always stayed hidden:D:D

Thank you dear Pai:):)

Thank you dear Katie:):)

Lima
01-22-2010, 09:33 AM
Manna, love it. Very nice indeed. Congratulations.

Valerie
01-22-2010, 10:18 AM
Amanda this is an outstanding painting.

SCP
01-22-2010, 10:41 AM
Love the concept mannafig and I'm a big fan of imaginary work,well done!;):)

mannafig
01-22-2010, 11:04 AM
Thank you dear Oriane:):)

Valerie Thank you very much:):)

Thank yo very much SCP I enjoyed painting this one:):)

Eileen724
01-22-2010, 11:37 AM
So very cool, Mannafig! I envy your ability to doing this just right out of your head! This will definitely make for one very neat desktop!!!

mannafig
01-23-2010, 01:18 AM
Thank you so very much Eileen:):) Yes it does make a nice desktop:D