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Maedhros enjoying a happy moment in-between wars, hunting in Ossiriand, the Land of Seven Rivers.
Note: The character's name is Maedhros. Ossiriand is the name of the land.
A not-scene from J. R. R. Tolkien's Silmarillion.
No, that's right, he has a hand missing. This seems to confuse people. I did not forget to paint it.
That's why the hunting knife (for that's what it is - his sword is a lot longer. ... Not what YOU're thinking!!) is on his left hip as well. Swords usually go on the opposite side of the hand they're used with... daggers go on the same side.
Dr Martin's Liquid Watercolours on Canson watercolour paper.
Painting process step by step: [link]
(a.k.a. greenery tutorial)
How to clean up lineart digitally: [link]
Sketch and how this came into being (Maedhros giving me a pep talk): [link]
Edit: Holy greenery Batman, front page *again*? This seems to happen to every pic of mine lately.
Not sure what has caused this, but thank you ever so much!