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To Spin a Tale by Foxfires To Spin a Tale by Foxfires
© Aimee Stewart, Foxfires - please see my CC Terms of Use before considering using this image for any personal or commercial use [link]
(Please do not repost this on Photobucket or Flickr!)
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The aged storyteller, and her rapt audience.....


Created for the Duirwaigh Studios film "My Wish For You" - found here: [link] - go watch it!!!!:heart:
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Stock comes from my own photo stock, purchased, or painted. Links available upon request.

**Gown from :iconmizzd-stock: [link]
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Comacold Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Lovely atmosphere you've managed to create, so fairytale-like. And the cute foxes really add to the picture :love: I imagine the aged woman in the time she was young and envision all those stories she had told until she came to this age.
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Abiss Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is sooo beautiful :+devwatch:
:+favlove: i am totally in awe you do such amazing work. thank you
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demons-I-weave Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2009  Student Photographer
=D That's the cutest old lady.
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madlibs Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2009
This reminds me of the story Gwinna. Check it out. It's a children's book.
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LadyElleth Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Alright, after seeing this absolutely and completely stunning piece of art -- how do you achieve that painted look in your artworks? I can see the canvas texture overlay, in this and other pictures, but that can't be all... share your secret? Please?
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techgnotic Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2009
This, like many of your pieces, reminds me so much of the great French Impressionist paintings. If only Monet or Pissarro had decided to add fantasy figures into their foregrounds. Gazing upon your artworks brings me the same satisfaction I seek when I look upon those Old Masters: I am transported to another place and time – a place and time of quiet wonder, of stillness and solace, of epiphanous reveries. Into what for me are the eternal fields for reflection that are the impressionist dreamscapes, your pieces bring characters and other elements (the storyteller and her fox listeners) for me to spend some quality (daydreaming) time with.
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Foxfires Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
I'm not sure why it has taken nearly two years for me to reply to this utterly beautiful compliment. I feel sad that I let so much time go by without telling you how much it means to me. I was revisiting this piece today, and stumbled across this comment... and felt an overwhelming sense of gratitude as I read it. Thank you, my friend.
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gwilym Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2009
This is utterly magical. You are very gifted - and hard-working. Your images are always worth spending a long time looking at.
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frosthildr Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2009
Featured here [link] :heart:
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caddman Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2009  Professional General Artist
...Just awesome work on this pic Aimee...:rose:
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