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PRECIOUS THING by SkekLa PRECIOUS THING by SkekLa
At last, I coloured something!!!
After a black and white eternity, I'm back at colour...I hope for better. Please let me know what you think of this one...I feel kinda rusty at colour and want to know how this looks like through your eyes!
*How you changed my world, you precious thing...*
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:iconstarkarya:
StarkArya Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
He is so sad and lonely and tortured by the Ring!
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:iconskekla:
SkekLa Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Professional General Artist
Yes...poor Sméagol!
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:icongrisador:
grisador Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2015
Epic Master Picture :O !
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:iconskekla:
SkekLa Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2015  Professional General Artist
Thanks a lot, that is very flattering!^^
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grisador Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2015
Very Much Welcome ! :D
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Naturgeist93 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2015
That one's so deep and sad at the same time. You really can feel his feelings and thoughts..wonderful.
That drawing is a good coloured example of yours..the coloured one shows much more emotions than the black and white one, it improves in the colours. At least I think so ;)
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SkekLa Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2015  Professional General Artist
WOW!
It is good that you say that, because sometimes I don't know wether to color things or not...I'm kind of afraid of colors, I always fear I'll ruin it...and also not coloring saves a lot of time, so sometimes I'm hurried or lazy and...not color...but if it improves that muh I'll think better of it!!! :hug:
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Naturgeist93 Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2015
You can do it pretty well, but you're right, some things look better in black and white..others in colour. Some really improve in colour. What I find most important is the style and technique in a drawing. And yours is very unique, and that makes it beautiful anyway ;)
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:iconskekla:
SkekLa Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015  Professional General Artist
AWWWW you are very encouraging!
true, I got to learn to difference which will look better in which style, and follow my heart with it!
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Naturgeist93 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015
Exactly <3
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SpiritBird-250 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
When I see this, here's what I hear:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBSbBq… 
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:iconskekla:
SkekLa Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2015  Professional General Artist
AWWWW DAT SONG...I LOVE DAT SONG!!!
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SpiritBird-250 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Me too! :love:
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:iconrcris123:
RCris123 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013
This is the first Sméagol I've seen after he lost the Precious and it's incredibly sad!
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:iconskekla:
SkekLa Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Professional General Artist
He is...isn't he?...
The poor wee guy...
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:iconrcris123:
RCris123 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014
T_T
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:iconskekla:
SkekLa Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014  Professional General Artist
:iconwateryeyesmeagolplz::iconsaysplz:HUGS???!!!
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:iconrcris123:
RCris123 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014
<3
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Time-Moose Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Poor Smeagol! :iconcryforeverplz: His eyes look so beautiful :iconbleedrainbowplz:
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:iconskekla:
SkekLa Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2013  Professional General Artist
AWWWW THANK YOU!!!
HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!
I'll be drawing more soon, if I'm lucky to get some more free time!!!
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Time-Moose Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
You're welcome. Merry Christmas! X3
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:iconskekla:
SkekLa Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2013  Professional General Artist
YAY :iconchristmastreeplz::iconreindeerplz:
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:iconfinnickandannie14:
Finnickandannie14 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013   General Artist
smeagol looks so sad...
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:iconskekla:
SkekLa Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013  Professional General Artist
Oh yes he does...the fact that he loved the ring madly didn't blind him completely from the fact that he was dreadfully alone and the ring had caused it...It drove him to take his best friend's life, to be cast away, and finally to become totally apart from everyone...He was very sad because of it, I bet.
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Finnickandannie14 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013   General Artist
:(
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:iconskekla:
SkekLa Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013  Professional General Artist
:iconsadhugplz:
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:iconfinnickandannie14:
Finnickandannie14 Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2013   General Artist
thanks, smeagol  I'm glad you understand it too. :(
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:iconskekla:
SkekLa Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013  Professional General Artist
Ahhh...noone elssse doess but uss, these days, master...:hug:
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:icondeannclark:
DeanNClark Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome
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:iconskekla:
SkekLa Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thanks a lot!!! :iconsmeagolsmileplz:
I've signed in in your group, and will submit this one and some other drawings to it! :heart:
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:icondeannclark:
DeanNClark Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome! Nice! I didn't already try to get this one in the group?? (slaps myself) Well sweet!
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:iconskekla:
SkekLa Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Professional General Artist
Hehehe, thanks for the kindness!
:iconsmeagolawesomeplz: COOL GROUP BY THE WAY!
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:icondeannclark:
DeanNClark Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
your welcome, and thanks! I thougt your group was no longer in use, cause I seen it a long time ago, but I guess you are still a fan, which is sweet! I'll join that group too, and affiliate! :icongollumplz:
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SkekLa Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Professional General Artist
Hahaha, not mine though!...
A friend founded it, I'm just a co-founder.
I will always be still a fan of this character!!! Always ready to draw him!!:salute:
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DeanNClark Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't know why I thought it was yours, probably because it's related to Smeagol! ;p And I'll always be a fan, too! I still have all my action figures from when the movies first came out lol. Do you have any action figures of Smeagol/Gollum? I bet they made a lot more now that time's passed and The Hobbit's out.

Gollum: Yes, draw us, draw us! We shall be known by all, yeeess!
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SkekLa Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Professional General Artist
Hehehe it could've been!!!
Oh yes...In fact, I've got three of them...and about 15 of my sculpts which I kept for myself as a collection...and a real life sized one I made, also portrayed in my gallery...Ah, I've just ordered that 1/4 scale new one...they'll bring it to me in 30 days...Oh I'm such a geek...
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Heehee we keepsess drawing, alwaysss!!! Even if orcsess ties us, we'll draw with our teeth!!...
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Spazzygamergirl Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconclappingplz::iconclapplz::iconclappingplz: Bravo. Bravo. :iconclappingplz::iconclapplz::iconclappingplz:
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SkekLa Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Professional General Artist
AAAAWE THANKS SO MUCH!!! :iconwateryeyesmeagolplz::heart:
I'm so happy that you like it!!!
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Spazzygamergirl Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
AWWW YOUR SO WELCOM!!! :iconbigheartplz:
My pleasure.
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:iconskekla:
SkekLa Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013  Professional General Artist
:tighthug:
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Spazzygamergirl Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:tighthug:
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:iconskekla:
SkekLa Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Professional General Artist
:glomp:
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Spazzygamergirl Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconglompplz:
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tarpalsfan Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013
What the heck did you color this with?! The stactites, the lake, the rock ground under Smeagols feet look incredible!!!-very realistic.
Smeagol too looks incredible-and I do think that this is poor Smeagol rather than Gollum. The anatomy and flesh colors are amazing...
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Poor suffering fellow. It would be someone cold indeed not to feel sorry for him while looking at this.
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Incredible as always!
:wow: from tarp
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SkekLa Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Professional General Artist
Hey! :iconsmeagolsmileplz::heart:
Thanks so much for liking it Kath!

I painted this one with acrylic painting, some pencils and ink (I actually inked the outlines with a freaking old goose feather with a metal pen point!...no joke)
Do you like the surroundings?...I was afraid the stalactites didn't look so good...if you think they are, I'm more than happy!
The rock ground too...I was afraid it wouldn't have enough texture, or depth.
Heehee you digged it, yes he is Sméagol here...in one of those moments when he settled his mind and realized everything (where he was,for how long, and why)...
Did you like the anatomy?...I'm trying hard not to make any mistakes on it anymore (I'm impatient to get it all right!)
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Awww :iconwateryeyesmeagolplz::heart:
HUGS US!!! :tighthug:
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Thanks again, Tarp-Kath-Friend!!!
:woohoo: -sendin' you love!!!
Send my love to Cat too!...
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tarpalsfan Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013
His anatomy is 100%! You did not make any mistakes. I love the enviroment.
But my eyes are drawn to Smeagol-the cavern around him doesn't distract from him.
I will add that even if somone were looking at this, and had no idea who Smeagol was-they'd still see that this charcter was suffering.
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I love it! You have a real Goose Quill pen! I used to have geese/Ganders-the DEVILS! I tried inking with a quill or two, same with duck quills. I cut the quill to try and ink with it-but wasn't smart enough to add a nib!!!!
This is a great drawing/painting-one of your best so far!
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SkekLa Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013  Professional General Artist
AWWW THANKS!!!...It's so sweet from you to say that! :iconsmeagolblushingplz:
That's good!...I wanted the environment to be a frame for him, not a distraction...though I also wanted the environment to be believable.
That's great!...In a certain way. I mean, not great for him to be suffering...great for the drawing that you can tell without knowing him!...thanks for letting me know!!!
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I love those!!! :heart: I ignore why, but inking with quill makes my traces flow better and cleaner. I actually can't realize what's the difference between that and a wood or plastic quill...perhaps the weight of it, or something...don't know, but it helps...I love the sensation when using it :heart:
You had ganders?...They're so mean and cranky and adorable the same time!!! I like them alot! (plus they're yummy, hehehe)
Do you really think so?...YAYYY thanks!!!
I'll try to colour more often...I was missing it badly!!!
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tarpalsfan Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013
Ganders are mean bastards. I raised 4 from hatchlings when I was carrying Cat'. When they grew up they attacked me at every chance-those serrated beaks tore the hell out of me. I gave them away. I hope they ended up Christmas dinner for someone! They really were DEVILS!!!! They were African Grey Ganders...not a female in the bunch. A gang of assholemales!
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I have an antique pen/nib holder, it must have gotten damaged. I have several holders. They feel nice. I will try and find a nice fat feather for a nib. I still have ducks, and somtimes find Heron, or turkey feathers.
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Precious Thing is an incredible drawing/painting. Jawdropping, great at regular size, but jawdropping when I viewed it larger! Wow! The piece is stunning!
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SkekLa Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Professional General Artist
UUUUH....WHOA. Their beaks are painful, too!...
Most people ignore those little teethlike excrescences inside their beaks...and learn they have them in the bad way...
Oh I can't imagine you, pregnant and all, running behind (or from) big grey ganders!!!...you poor thing1...Probably you took the best decission. They are funny daredevils to llok at...from a safe distance...but if you have to really deal with them...AIIE...
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YAYYY!...Try it, it's a really nice feeling when the ink flows from it and into the pages...:heart:
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:iconwateryeyesmeagolplz:
AWWWWW...THANKS AGAIN...You are very very kind!!! :hug:
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tarpalsfan Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013
They were sweet little babies when I was buldging with kid in the belly. I have a picture of one sitting on my stomache-a little angel then.
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You know, there beaks are serrated-cuts like a freaking steak knife and pinches like a vice.
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I have always wanted a nice goose, for the eggs.
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Have you ever eatten goose? It is EXPENSIVE. It isn't something that people like me and mine can afford...I found it on sale. Really reasonable too. It tasted like...well honey-It was...BLech:puke:
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