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Suur Maalritoo by Si3art Suur Maalritoo by Si3art
*Suur maalritöö* Sorry, but DA doesnt let me put "öö"s in the headline... It means "The big painting".

:bulletpurple:Contest: Local Folklore [link]
:bulletpurple:Media: watercolors, black marker no. 0.05, white acrylic
:bulletpurple:Size: A4
:bulletpurple:Time: ~9 hours

This has been my favorite local "fairy tale" of all times. :giggle:
Book by Ellen Niit, illustrations by Edgar Valter.
The story is written in rhymes.

Siis segas meister värve veel,
täis värvimise lusti meel.
Ja kui see töö nii käis ja käis,
sai maail lõpuks värve täis.



Its about how the world was all in grey tones and everything was mixed up with everything. XD The people complained about it and then! an artist appeared with his colors. He had three primary colors with him.

And so on one by one he painted things colorful, mixed them together (got the colors purple, green and orange)

When everything had gotten a color of its own, people started complaining that the world is too colorful now. Then the artist took all the colors he had left, mixed them all together and got the color- white. :giggle:

He painted a lil´ here and there into white and finally threw the remaining white paint into the air. It started snowing. :)

So those ppl who didnt like the too colorful world could rest theyre eyes from colors in winter. ;)



I love that story and the illustrations. :love:
You can see all of the original illustrations of the book here-->[link]

All of the estonians should know this story. :D
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:bulletpurple:Also made for the contest: My favorite tale [link]

Yes, I made this pic for multiple contest. I just read the rules triple times again and I even asked from both sides and both of them sayed its ok, if the entry follows theyre own rules.^^
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:iconmishelangello:
Wonderful work! Beautiful!:iconomgsocuteplz: :iconclapplz:
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Si3art Dec 9, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you! Thank you! :bow:

Thank you very much!^^

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:iconfeidhelm:
Gotta love the dashing expression on his face. :flirty:
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Si3art Dec 9, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
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AinsleyM Dec 4, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
great job- really striking design!
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Si3art Dec 5, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you! ^^
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Charmed-Ravenclaw Dec 2, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
That is an awesome myth to have locally. Love the pose and the dynamics of this entry! Best of luck to you!
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Si3art Dec 4, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks!:heart:
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ApatheticInsanity Dec 1, 2010   Traditional Artist
Lovely story and painting. I really like the details.
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Si3art Dec 4, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
:thanks:
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