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Goddess Series 5-5 by Nashya Goddess Series 5-5 by Nashya
I don't usually post commissions but the commissioner of these pieces insisted because he was so pleased and felt my work needed to be seen publicly. *It's his shameless yet sweet attempt at getting me more work too XD*. This lovely lady is part of a series of 5 Goddess's. She is Light I was told by the commissioner to keep them fairly simple yet elegant and not make them overly cliche. Not to weigh them down with jewelry, tattoos, ... or clothing. LMAO! They were supposed to look like they could be normal women but there'd be that "Goddess Glow" about them. The backgrounds were to remain simple and not overpower the character.

Close up: [link]

Last but not least, the Goddess of holy heavenly light. I knew exactly what I wanted to do with her. I thought of a 'Swan' or 'Dove' as Light. I tried NOT to model her after an Angel though and not use feathers to personify the fact that she was pure light. Hard, hard, and more hard. There were really only a few colors I could use. It was either that washed out gray white or cream and white. I went with cream. She's regal, elegant, yet somehow cold. She seems kinda proud and emotionless. And she has one flaw. The ultimate light... blinded by darkness. XD MUHahahahaha! But anyway, YAY! My second series completed. I learned a lot during the time I worked on these pictures (one being it's hard as Hell to keep doing exciting and unique profile pics) and I hope I can apply them to my other series' pieces if I decide to do anymore. Um... what else... Fire and Light will be up for sale as prints in a few days.

And....

This Goddess is my favorite. She beats Water hands down. Booyaka! Done deal. XD
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:icondollmann:
dollmann Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
Xoo
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Haseo1970 Featured By Owner May 7, 2011
Storm is very Beautiful . great work
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:iconmyownremedy:
myownremedy Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2011
gorgeous!
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sageivyberyl Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011
She is all that you said and more. Beautiful.
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DragonsLover1 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2010
She has this kind of disdainful look, as if she isn't satisfied with her life. . .which kinda fits the description you have there. ;P

I love how her dark skin offsets the light. :D It's a lovely contrast. :heart:
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:iconnuttyromulan:
nuttyromulan Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2010
:O_o: hmm I wonder why I am thinking of Storm O_O!!!
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:iconfedericomemola:
FedericoMemola Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2009
Very elegant.
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:iconthequeenofnerds:
TheQueenofNerds Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Very pretty
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Desquode-the-Raven Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2008
I love how she has dark skin.It adds the contrast this needs to not be overly bright. Another thing I love is how she has an almost overly serious look ALSO contrasting being a Light Goddess.

This image is so worthy... of.. existing! =P
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:iconmarina-turner:
marina-turner Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2008
nice
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:icontfhybrid:
TFhybrid Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2008
what about air?
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:iconillusionsofdreams:
IllusionsofDreams Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2007
a glowing elegance for the one
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:iconninfadelmar:
ninfadelmar Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2007  Student General Artist
Belisimo
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kabster Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
gorgeous glow on this one!! I love how dark and light have opposite skins!! It just flatters the clothing so much more!

As much as i LOVE the water one as well, the mystical feel and her gorgeous gown is so much stronger.
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The1Blur Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow..now that is beautiful!!
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StacieWacieee Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I found this photo-bucket Months ago. Maybe even a year ago. So your the amazing artest.

Amazing.
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AnimeKoneko242 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2007
So... elegant, otherworldly and flowery. I like it. ^^
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:iconmoonlightuser:
moonlightuser Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2006
this is great i love the colours u av used like i sed u r a very gd artist
stay random!!!
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:iconliisawoodrow:
liisawoodrow Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
She glows sooo much!
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:iconangelgrrrrrrrl:
angelgrrrrrrrl Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2006
She's beatifull :floating:
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ryokogirle Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
this is absolutely stunning beyond words! i wish i could :+fav: your entire gallery without seeming like a complete suck up haha~ *savestocomputerinstead*

the glow effect is magnificent! it's something i've been trying to do for a very very very long time- maybe there is a secret brush i don't know about somewhere? XD

anyway- just absolutely georgeous!
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TheInfamousProd Featured By Owner May 13, 2006  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hmmm...i think your fisrt three were better
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crusher500 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2006   Photographer
nice
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Moraela Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2006
:jawdrop: :faint: T-this is gorgeous! *Is speechless* :+favlove:
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SpindleEye Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2005   Photographer
wow...absolutely stunning
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:iconlitasamasaki:
litasamasaki Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2005
very, very beautifu. I LOVE it
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:iconlalalottalove:
LalaLottaLove Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2005
This is so beautiful and magestic! Awe-inspring and lovely! :clap:
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AlienClockwork Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2005  Professional Filmographer
Aw. No wind? xD

I love her. <3 Light is by far my favorite element ( too many stereotypes obsessing over darkness in my opinion ) and you captured her wonderfully. Her dark skill contrasts with the white quite well.
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evanjensen Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2005  Professional Traditional Artist
The glowing feet rock. This one looks the farthest from that "everyday woman" look the rest had. Also like those frilly dress hems, though the cold look is hard to get around with white.
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F-2-8 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2005
wow. simply stunning.
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Fallen-Angel15 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2005
Beautifully done! Her dress is really beautiful and she is extremely elegant!
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FairLily Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2005
she's so pretty, i love the dress, and as always the hair :D the only part i do not like is that she looks like she's wearing socks and i feel like that completely takes away from the "goddess" feel ^^;
otherwise, great work! :D
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Parschmet Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2005
Storm?
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:iconantjedarling:
AntjeDarling Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2005
Beautiful! :)
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:iconuzezi:
uzezi Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2005  Hobbyist
love this glowing pic well done.
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:iconspyg:
SpyG Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
OOo... This IS nice! =D
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:iconmichichan:
michichan Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2005
This is so pretty, It's my favorite one yet! The details on the close-up are amazing! I love the way you color!
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yuugiusa Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2005
This is very nice. =)
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kargath64 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2005
I prefer Darkness, but I reckon you could guess why :P
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:iconriksor:
Riksor Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2005
love at first ssiiight!! i love her hair and her shkin!!
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DeathRetsu Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2005
I love this one. She's so elegant and beautiful. Her faces is sooooooo lovely. I really like how you gave her a darker skin tone, kinda bronze-ish color. It works well with the white. :D
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BonnieLass Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2005
Oh my goddesses, that is GORGEOUS. ::coos.::
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ZIM402 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2005
shes just GLOWING :D
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divi Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
wow, this goes up with one of my favorites of your Goddess series *_*
She has such a nice glow and the simpleness of her outfit is wonderful
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Kolene Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2005
I have no idea what's going on with the legs...O_o
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heartfullofdust Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2006
I agree... she looks like she has really short legs for a goddess. Is she supposed to look like she's walking as a ballerina? Is her left leg behind or in front of her right leg? 'cause if it's in front she's due for a big fall :)
That's what really bothers me of an otherwise wonderful piece 'cause besides that the concept and the execution, the light, the colours and the whole picture is really good...

Too bad you didn't do Air too!
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hanchannah Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2005  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
that would've been funny if you had done air... then you wouldn't exactly have to worry about clothes... (im sure someone has said that already..O.o)
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ladyarianrod Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2005
Very cool and swan-like. The pose is very unique and well done too.
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Audio4Ever Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2005   Writer
cool! the feet are a little weird though....maybe it's just me...ah well, I still really like it :D
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shark85 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2005
Excellent. Love the glow effect!
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