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Cirdan, not leaving by Moumou38 Cirdan, not leaving by Moumou38
I'm freaking happy to have my tablet back so let's celebrate with a new painting... a Tolkien painting... :heart:
I know that I have not spent so much time in Middle Earth lately so I wanted make amend by drawing my 3rd favorite elf from the LoTR/Silmarillion : Cirdan, the shipwright.

For those who don't know him, he is one of the oldest elf in Middle Earth at the time of the Lord of the Rings (with Celeborn and Galadriel)...he's also very special because he has a beard (elves are not really able to grow any).
He decided not to leave Middle Earth as long as there would still be an elf there.

I hope you like it !
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CiLiNDr0 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow! Amazing work! Love it!

I was wandering if you could let me us this image for an Android game called "Kingdoms of Myth", it's turn based strategy game based on a fantasy World. You can find a little bit more info in this rough website made by my colleges [link] (Sorry for the bad English). Of course you will have full credits of your work and link to your webpage if you want :)

Lot of thanks for your time ;)
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hatinthecat Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012
great piece of work, Cirdan's always been my fave tolkien character check out my blog on him:

[link]
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Moumou38 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I like him very much....your blog is full of details
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Navanna Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2012   General Artist
Wonderful! :)
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Moumou38 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks very much
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MardinTheDwarF Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012
Vraiment magnifique! J'adore tout ce que tu fais, en particulier ta vision pour le seigneur des anneaux. Je voyais vraiment Cirdan comme tu l'as retranscrit. Tu as sans doute des préférences là-dessus, surtout les elfes en fait ;) mais tu penses que tu pourrais retranscrire un autre personnage, que l'on a hélas, pas eu la chance de voir a quoi ils pourraient ressembler? Comme Radagast par exemple. J'avoue que je serais curieux de voir a quoi tu pourrais le faire ressembler.
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MardinTheDwarF Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012
Et je suis très maladroit pour avoir réussi à envoyer deux fois mon commentaire
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MardinTheDwarF Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012
Vraiment magnifique! J'adore tout ce que tu fais, en particulier ta vision pour le seigneur des anneaux. Je voyais vraiment Cirdan comme tu l'as retranscrit. Tu as sans doute des préférences là-dessus, surtout les elfes en fait ;) mais tu penses que tu pourrais retranscrire un autre personnage, que l'on a hélas, pas eu la chance de voir a quoi ils pourraient ressembler? Comme Radagast par exemple. J'avoue que je serais curieux de voir a quoi tu pourrais le faire ressembler.
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Moumou38 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Merci, Radagast fait toujours partie de mes projets, je manque de temps en ce moment... je viens de finir l'année universitaire, je commence une école d'ingé, il faut déménager, c'est très compliqué... mais je le ferai un jour :) (même s'il est vrai que ma préférence va aux elfes)
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Neranella Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2012
C'est vraiment magnifique ! belles couleurs et superbe composition.
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:iconmoumou38:
Moumou38 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Merci beaucoup, je suis ravie que ce que je fais te/vous (?) plaise
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Neranella Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012
"te" ^^ Pas de problème. Encore ! Hop ! au travail !
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Vanillekeks Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2012
wonderful setting and colours! amazing!
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:iconmoumou38:
Moumou38 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks very much :) I'm glad you like it, I really tried to work a lot for the background
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Vanillekeks Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012
you're very welcome! Well, in my opinion it worked, the sky shading is marvellous! I really love it! (I personally always have trouble with background, I lack the patience. XDD)
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halrod Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
is he supposed to have a beard?
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:iconmoumou38:
Moumou38 Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yes, it's a very particular feature on this character, he's one of the only bearded elf on Middle Earth
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:iconhalrod:
halrod Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
cool
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FableTheWolf Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Ooooh I love Cirdan. He is just too awesome.
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Moumou38 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks, I love this character so much !
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FableTheWolf Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh I know! :D
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EternalJustice002 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2011
Such wonderful colors and Cirdan is definitely one of the BEST elves ever.
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Moumou38 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I agree so much with you ! Cirdan is one of my favorite character
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EternalJustice002 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2011
Aye Cirdan is just to cool. One reason why I like him so much is his work. He is a craftsman and that kind of work is AWSOME.
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Shiraime Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011
Ciel magnifique, mer sublime, regard tellement nostalgique ! On dirait presque du Gaspard Friderich !
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Moumou38 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
merci beaucoup, je suis honorée d'une telle comparaison. J'étais tellement inspiré,e je suis vraiment ravie que ça te plaise !
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DameOdessa Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
J'aime l'émotion de cette peinture, un être qui malgré son âge, son "pouvoir" se retrouve si petit face à une telle immensité, comme perdu dans ses doutes, ses regrets peut-être... Le jeu de couleurs est fabuleux, surtout le soleil qui laisse place lentement à la nuit et très beau détail que d'avoir ajouté un ciel étoilé à peine visible, cela donne une grande force et une grande poésie à cette composition :)
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Moumou38 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
merci beaucoup (et encore une fois, désolée pour la réponse si tardive)....je suis ravie que les gens ressentent la mélancolie dans le dessin sans pour autant que ce soit complètement triste...j'en suis très contente. En tout cas, merci de partager ta reflexion et ton avis avec moi.
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DameOdessa Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Pas de problème pour la réponse :)
Et avec grand plaisir, j'adore toujours autant découvrir tes travaux :hug:
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ninquetari Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2011
Congratulations! I'm glad you have your tablet back - now we can have more beautiful paintings... (Muahahah! ;p)
The view is great and pretty realistic, despite it beeing clearly painted. The shadings and light effects are awesome. Also, Cirdan's cloak moving with the wind is typical to sea shore. In short, great, as usual! (Though I'd love to see more C&G ASAP... ;p)
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Moumou38 Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks very much, yeah I'm glad I have it back and even more that my new painting is not ugly ;) (well I was thinking about a C&G painting, it will probably be the next I'll post)
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ninquetari Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2011
Great!

And a happy belated b-day...
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Moyashi-chan Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
<3 <3 Much love is had for this.
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:iconmoumou38:
Moumou38 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks very much ^^ I love this character so much
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Dinadan-Ermorfea Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice work :) One sujestion though, I think it'd have been more emotional if you'd had a ship sailing into the sunset ;)
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Moumou38 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
well I kinda agree but 1- it's too late 2- I didn't paint one because it looked bad after all, it seems I'm not good at drawing ships
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Dinadan-Ermorfea Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
lol, never mind then :)
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Nathikal Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2011
I get the impression of resolution here - the will to go on, etc. - as well as a measure of sadness. Thoughts of what might be. The faint stars and seemingly stormy (or at the least, dark) clouds contrast very nicely with the setting sun, a departing light with the onset of darkness - yet a few points of light remaining.

Very nicely done.
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Moumou38 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
that's a very nice interpretation. it is cool that you tok the time to tell me, thank you :heart: it means that I did a pretty good job after all.
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Enoa79 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011
Nice work.
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:iconmoumou38:
Moumou38 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:heart: thanks very much
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Enoa79 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2011
You're welcome.
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NordicLynx Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I wonder why he has a beard when no one lese does. Beautiful picture, but it feels very sad
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Moumou38 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yeah it's curious because Celeborn is almost as old as him and he doesn't have any beard...there's another elf known as bearded : Nerdanel's father....which is even weirder because we speak of him when the noldor had not left Valinor yet so we can hardly say that it is because of his old age... maybe it depends on the elf and how he feels....if he feels old or something...
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NordicLynx Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yeah, that's a way to see it. I didn't know about Nerdanel's father. When I didn't I thought it had to to with the age, but now I don't know anymore ;)
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madMikado Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011   General Artist
Uwaaaaaaah le ciel est juste awesome *___* On dirait de la vraie peinture tellement c'est bien fait.
Tu m'apprendras à faire ça, dis ? *yeux de bambi*
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Moumou38 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
merci beaucoup, je suis vraiment contente que ça te plaise (et que tu prennes le temps de commenter).

Tu voudrais que je fasse un tuto là dessus ?
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madMikado Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2011   General Artist
Mais de rien, c'est normal ^^

Owiii un tuto, j'veux bien ! *_* (en français si possible, hein)
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annipannipytti Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011
Beautifully done!! As always:clap: Wish I was as good at drawing as you are *sigh* But practice makes perfect I guess...:)
Not that I don't trust you (you seem to know a lot more about all the works of Tolkien than I do), I'm just curious is all: where does it say that he has a beard? (I can't remember many specifics from the books that I've read. As I said, I'm just curious:))
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Moumou38 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks very much :love: I'm glad you like it.

About Cirdan's beard, it is said at the very end of the Return of the King...when Frodo meets him for the 1rst time.
"Very tall he was, and his beard was long, and he was grey and old."
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