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Jenny Dolfen
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:icongliovampire:
gliovampire Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Your work is amazing!! I love everything by you, your pictures are so beautiful and inspiring! Thank you so much :heart:
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SnowBunny91 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
I was looking for you style meme but I couldn't find it.
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rhunel Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2016   General Artist
Featured one of your beautiful paintings It ends in flame by Gold-Seven   in my journal. Have a blessed day! -Debra
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AwkwardFangirl Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You've disabled comments on your artworks, but I just had to tell you how much I adore your piece 'A Sorrowful Meeting', of Finarfin and Galadriel being reunited! I've been looking for an illustration of them seeing each again for the first time after Galadriel left for Middle-Earth, and I was so happy to find one as beautiful as yours. It's absolutely wonderful, as is all of your art. I'm a big fan of your style!
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Marlue Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm totally in love with your art.
Your paintings are incredible beautiful and inspiring. The way you use colours and paint details and how you capture the emotions of a scene with that is just breathtaking and makes me want to look through your gallery for the rest of the day.
Thank you for sharing your art :)
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Evanira Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Lovely work!  I really enjoy what you make.
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GabyCoutino Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing gallery :D
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Earlinwe Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Your gallery is amazing! I enjoyed a lot looking at your work on Tolkien's characters, but your other watercolours are beautiful too ^^
I just read your tutorials, and they motivated me to do a bit of watercolour again. I fell in love with my tablet almost a year ago, but we're adults (at least, I'm pretty sure I am) and I never swore eternal fidelity to her, so it's not like I'm really unfaithful, right? :D

Anyway: keep up the great work!
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Firehearted-Shinobi Featured By Owner May 16, 2016
Hey there! I just recently discovered your deviantart and youtube and your watercolors are just incredible! Your tutorials are also super clear and helpful, it's unbelievable. I was wondering, are there any particular colors that every beginner should have in their palette when beginning with watercolors? At least in your own experience?
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Gold-Seven Featured By Owner May 18, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Hiya! Thanks for the kind words :) As absolute essentials, I would recommend one red, one blue, one yellow; and Sepia and Indigo to done down bright colours. You can really get by with these. Everything else can be mixed. Keep an eye out for two things: that the colours are light-fast, and transparent. Opaque watercolours can often look caked. 

My preferences for the three primary colours are Ultramarine (a cold, bright blue), Madder Red (a cold, deep red) and Indian Yellow (a bright, warm yellow going into Orange, but if applied with a lot of water, it's pure yellow). Others might recommend a warmer blue (Prussian or Cerulean) or a Cadmium red and yellow, Cadmium red being warmer than Madder. Some artists recommend having both a warm and a cold hue for the primary colours. 

You don't need black (mix it from Sepia and Indigo, maybe with a bit of red to push it towards purple) or white (you just use the white of the paper). 

Paints are fun - you'll find out what your own favourites are! 

Hope this helps!
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miraxterrik Featured By Owner May 5, 2016
I was just sent an article with your SW pics and i looked at them and was like "hold on, i know this style, this is gold-seven!!" XD So good to see your art after such a while..
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lidsworth Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
omg its you! I have only ever seen your art on other websites like tumblr and wikipedia and google and could never find the real person. I love your Lotr/Silm art! It's amazing! 
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Gold-Seven Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! I'm surprised I'm so hard to find. ;)
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holmesian1891 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your art is so beautiful. You deserve a watch.
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Allantiee Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You've always been a great inspiration to me and  the reason to try getting better and better in watercolours no matter what ♡( and now you're even painting my favourite Kylo Ren xD!) That's why I just thought it'd be nice to drop by and tell you how amazing artist you are and to thank you for everything you're doing <3 
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Gold-Seven Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! ^^
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Nevareck Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I found you on Devinatart!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :squee: :happybounce:  You have no idea how happy I am!! I love your work, it's amazing! :heart:
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Gold-Seven Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! :D
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agneta-steam Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I really love your art style. GREAT :)
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Finduriel Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2016
Hello!

I want to use one of your illustrations in a specialized Tolkien article about horses in Middle-Earth. I would like to use your drawing on Fingolfin for the Rochallor section.

You can see the publication here - finduriel.blogspot.com.es/2016…

The rest of artists in the article have already given their permission. Your work will be fully credited, linked to your profile and not modified. I get no economical benefits for these articles, I am a member of the Tolkien Society of Spain, and we do it out of love for Tolkien's works.

Thank you for your attention.
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Gold-Seven Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
That's perfectly fine! Thank you for asking! :)
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Short-Change-Hero Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2016  Student General Artist
OMG Your artwork is incredible!! Anya-Kylash Check it out!
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WoodElfJedi Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2016
Hello!

I really love your art work! It's amazing!

I noticed that you had some drawings for a novel(s) you're writing. I tried clicking on the links, but it went back to the gallery page. Are you still writing it? Is there some place that I could look at it?
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