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Silmarillion: Arien by LadyElleth Silmarillion: Arien by LadyElleth
:iconqitian:, I know this is a day late - it is for you all the same. Happy birthday! :heart:

A response, of sorts, to a conversation we had a while back (as I'm sure you remember) - about Arien, Tilion, and their respective vessels - or not. So now here is my interpretation of your initial idea, and I hope you'll like it. Arien, guardian of the sun in Tolkien's Middle-earth.

Too bright were the eyes of Arien for even the Eldar to look on, and leaving Valinor she forsook the form and raiment which like the Valar she had worn there, and she was as a naked flame, terrible in the fullness of her splendor.

(J.R.R. Tolkien, The Silmarillion, Of the Sun and Moon and the Hiding of Valinor)

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:iconlilandrial:
Lilandrial Jul 15, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow, perfect counter piece to Tilion. beautiful
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:iconkeldain:
I always thought Arien was such a cool character. Your interpretation of her is very well done. Nice work! :)
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:iconnightstormandme:
love this concept
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:iconladyelleth:
LadyElleth Apr 11, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks. :)
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:iconvinvalenwind:
Perfect companion piece for Tilion!
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:iconfaeriecarousel:
Stunning. I'm going to have to fave both this and your Tilion one now, they compliment each other extremely well.
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:iconladyannatar:
I love this pic,Silmarillion is the best book ever<3
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jemms2012 Dec 26, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Wonderfull
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:icongwailome:
Beautiful and very true work!
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:iconhermitcrabstock:
Very very beautiful :D
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