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One Thousand and One Nights of Tales to be told...


Author Comments

So this is my entry to this months Challenge of the Month by Jazza.

As a child I loved to read the tales of One Thousand and One Night, in which the beautiful and clever Sheherazad tells the Sultan one Story every night in Order to not get killed. With her amazing storytelling she slowly winns the Sultans heart.

This amazing story itself made her the subject of my drawing along with three of her most well known characters, Aladin, Ali Baba and little Muck.

Hope you all like the gold and the arabic flair as much as I do!
Feel free to leave a review, I'd love to read your opinions!!

Here is a little overview of my work in progress:


This piece is so inspiring. I'm in love with the detail. The characters are very well drawn.
I can see nothing wrong with this piece. I love the background, you can see all of the detail, time, and effort that was put into it. Stunning, absolutely stunning!
I also entered this contest, for the first time. I wish you the best of luck.

emARTix responds:

Thank you very much for your lovely review!
Also left you one on your entry ;)

It's beautiful! Yes, I love the decadence of the gold. What gold paint did you use?
I love the detail and composition. Good luck in this month's competition

emARTix responds:

Well I don't know if thats usefull to you, the gold watercolour is by a german brand called Schmincke. :) thank you very much for your review!

Such a beautiful work! I love all those minor details you put in here - there's a lot of them (and are really well made), but at the same time they don't steal our attention. Used colors are pretty pleasant too :)

emARTix responds:

Thank you for your awesome review! Yeah I've certainly spent some time with the details, especially these patterns ^^

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Credits & Info

4.33 / 5.00

Aug 19, 2016
9:03 AM EDT
File Info
1729 x 2027 px
3.2 MB

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