Friday, 13 April 2007

Tapestry of Fortune and Fate

























I was intrigued and inspired by the Norse myth of the three Wyrd sisters, who weave the fates of humans, and gods alike.
Some of you may have already seen this drawing on my blog, but I thought it fit in well with this week's Illustration Friday theme. For those who like lots of detail, please click on the image to enlarge.
(Graphite on illustration board cp - 42cm x 42cm)

9 comments:

The Bare Facts said...

this drawing reminds me of some of the cathedrals i have visited, where you can really sense the healing energy

you are a very gifted artist : )

Curious Art said...

Amazing. Everyone please look at the high-res! The small pic doesn't do it justice.

steve said...

Wow, I'm blown away!!!

Kaya said...

Wow... thanks for the clue about the high-res. It is very interesting!

Janice said...

you drew this??? you don't knit as well do you? (teasing smile).... but an honest question! er..the first one....not the second.... but if you do knit.. thats ok too.. (looking over my shoulder... not wanting any knitters in the group attacking me... I simply would never try to knit.... cross stich maybe!

Its an amazing!

Anonymous said...

Wow !!

I really love that kind of mandalas, remind me of pictures of a platinium atom i saw...amazing raw stuff of the universe. You used an eraser too didn't you ?

Your other illustrations are quite beautiful as well.

richard said...

Bonjour √Čtienne. Yes, I used an eraser during the initial layout, but put it away after that.

richard said...

Janice, I have considered taking up knitting to satisfy my obsessive tendencies.

And yep, I drew every weave, warp, and weft of it. :-)

Linda said...

Hi Richard:
FABULOUS! You are so versatile, so many different styles...great at 'em all. I LOVE your graphite intricate drawings the very best.
Cheers,
Linda