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Tales [Mar. 16th, 2008|10:15 pm]
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This is a watercolor piece I did for my thesis class.  I'm illustrating short stories and folk lore from around the world.  This one is an Icelandic tale about changelings.  Click on the picture for a larger version.



This one is a work in progress.  It's a Russian tale called The Water Snake.  Click on the picture for a larger version.



I will try and get better shots of the work soon.
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[User Picture]From: newbabel
2008-03-17 03:03 am (UTC)

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Geezus, man. If you get any better, they're literally going to come and arrest you for being so unfair to other artists.
[User Picture]From: you_kept_me
2008-03-17 06:43 am (UTC)

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hahah thanks man :)
[User Picture]From: xplodie
2008-03-17 03:21 am (UTC)

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Absolutely beautiful.
[User Picture]From: blackbookalpha
2008-03-17 03:28 am (UTC)

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Good to hear from you again man gorgeous pieces you have there so far :D
[User Picture]From: brunorubio
2008-03-17 03:30 am (UTC)

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Oh, wow. Amazing. I love how the pink really stands out, in the first piece.

I just went to your site. You're 22? That's ridiculous. Keep it up.
[User Picture]From: you_kept_me
2008-03-17 06:44 am (UTC)

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Thanks man :)
I'm actually 21. I'll be 22 come october.
[User Picture]From: brunorubio
2008-03-17 01:09 pm (UTC)

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D'oh!
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[User Picture]From: you_kept_me
2008-03-17 06:44 am (UTC)

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thanks so much! :)
I've said this before but that really means a lot coming from you.
[User Picture]From: acudahy
2008-03-17 03:52 am (UTC)

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these are very nice
how big are they, if you don't mind me asking?

[User Picture]From: you_kept_me
2008-03-17 06:46 am (UTC)

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thanks :)
the first one is 16 x 20". I can't remember the exact size of the second one cuz it's on my desk at school, but it's a bit smaller than the first one.
[User Picture]From: e22
2008-03-17 04:05 am (UTC)

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jesus h christ I totally just wet myself.
[User Picture]From: emosuitcase
2008-03-17 04:19 am (UTC)

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wow! lovely! :D
[User Picture]From: salviae
2008-03-17 05:53 am (UTC)

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Awesome pictures! The first one is terrific!
[User Picture]From: kveye
2008-03-17 06:00 am (UTC)

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Wow, awesome works! have very nice painterly feel to 'em:)
[User Picture]From: spookyturtle
2008-03-17 07:44 am (UTC)

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It's great to see some new work from you. The flow in your design always impresses.
[User Picture]From: lunargirrl
2008-03-17 08:11 am (UTC)

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first picture = oholyshit

i'm sire pic 2 will work its way there too.

VERY GOOD, CARRY ON!

<3 ;)
[User Picture]From: turkishb
2008-03-17 08:39 am (UTC)

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BAM

awesome
[User Picture]From: zahar
2008-03-17 11:05 am (UTC)

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это потрясающе!!!
o, sorry.
it's amazing! so, what is that "Water snake" tale about? i don't remember such fairytale among my childhood books...
[User Picture]From: you_kept_me
2008-03-22 01:53 am (UTC)

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the water snake story is about a girl who gets tricked into marrying a snake. the snake kidnaps her from her home with hundreds of other snakes to help him. They drag her to their lake and take her down with them. When they enter the water, the snakes turn into men and women. they have two kids and are in love. years later, the snake allows his wife to go up and visit his mother, so she stays and the mom figures out how to get the husband's attention while her daughter is sleeping. the mother goes to the lake and chops off the snake's head.

pretty interesting story. mostly i chose it for the cool imagery i found in it.
[User Picture]From: zahar
2008-03-22 09:12 am (UTC)

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Thanks a lot! I'll try to find this on russian.
[User Picture]From: psmonkey
2008-03-17 08:50 pm (UTC)

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you're still alive?!

great takes on these stories man!
[User Picture]From: vaisak
2008-03-17 09:27 pm (UTC)

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these are absolute amazining. i hope illustrations for my university project turn out half as good.

please keep up the good work! <3 you surely inspire others.
[User Picture]From: robinchyoart
2008-03-18 02:15 am (UTC)

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that first one is absolutely gorgeous. let me know if you ever decide to make prints of that one available :D
[User Picture]From: lunarius
2008-03-18 03:52 am (UTC)

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those are awesome - i'm incredibly fond of the subject.

also, congradulations! :D

i was looking at the winners, and i noticed you. sorry if this is creepy. are you going to the gallery opening?
[User Picture]From: you_kept_me
2008-03-22 01:49 am (UTC)

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Thanks :)
I think i'll be going to the opening. And no, that's not creepy at all, hahah. i'm pretty excited about the whole thing.
[User Picture]From: lunarius
2008-03-22 03:45 am (UTC)

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ah, then perhaps i'll see you there. i'll be sure to non-creepily say hello :]

i'm excited too, nobody's won from my school in years.
From: ex_beebot804
2008-03-18 08:55 am (UTC)

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haha nice stuff Jeremy and a good response from people here! I really like the top image and I'd love to see the bottom finished.
From: masamang_damo
2008-03-23 09:49 am (UTC)

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That is a great piece of art man! I'm in awe, seriously. The Water Snake is looking awesome too, great job!

You just gave me an inferiority complex... heheh


(don't mind comment from random guy.) hehe

From: rawr_puppyz
2008-04-03 06:16 pm (UTC)

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i was blown away when I the top piece in brown yesterday. You're work is pretty incredible. In drawing we're doing a series based on a myth or piece of folklore of our choosing. You should check the stuff out at our show on the 22nd since my stuff is based on a piece of filipino folklore.
From: abeoh.blogspot.com
2008-04-07 07:59 am (UTC)

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wow man! truly inspiring artwork jeremy :D
iam so glad you posted the in-progress shots for these