Lady and Her Pet, Jim Talbot (2D)

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Old 03 March 2012   #1
Lady and Her Pet, Jim Talbot (2D)



Title: Lady and Her Pet
Name: Jim Talbot
Country: USA
Software: Photoshop

I created Lady and Her Pet in Photoshop over a period of 3 days. I mainly wanted to create an emotional connection between the viewer and the Lady. And although I am reading the wonderful series "A Song of Fire and Ice", this is not meant to be anyone from that series.
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Old 03 March 2012   #2
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Looks pretty great! Maybe some darker values on the hand could help in defining the form a bit more.
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Old 02 February 2013   #3
Thumbs up This artwork drove me to distraction (and CGISociety)!

I first came across this image on a Facebook page. I was immediately intrigued... But there was no info about it... I even posted a comment asking for more details, but no luck...
Normally, that would've been the end of that. But as days passed, the image stuck in my mind and wouldn't let go. I showed the image to friends, hoping someone would recognize it as a book jacket cover or something. Many guesses were given, all incorrect...
Then I remembered Google's "search by image" feature, and viola! One of the image links had the artist's name. I immediately dug deeper, and eventually I found me way here to CGISociety. What a great site! I'm glad the path of discovery led me here.
I don't feel qualified to give much in the way of critical commentary, but I will offer my opinion... I feel this is a exceptionally beautiful work of art. And if not only for its aesthetics, it is also great because it grabbed ahold of my imagination and stuck there.
I appreciate many different styles of art, from CG to photoshopped digital photographs to traditional fine arts; and artists ranging from Nagel to Mucha to Waterhouse (and many in between). But it is a rare and wonderful occasion when someone's artistic talents creates any image that haunts me the way this one has.
So for what it is worth, I can't think of a higher compliment to give than that.
 
Old 02 February 2013   #4
Bruce,

Thank you very much for your post. I am so pleased that you felt a connection to the piece! That really is the greatest compliment.

Thanks again!

Jim
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