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Faun, mythological forest spirit, 2019 is a creation by the artist Jos Letschert. Category picture. Pencil, liner, Indian ink, ecoiline on paper (30x20). Drawing. 120 appreciations, 64 comments, 40 favourites, 1K views, 1 group project.

Faun, mythological forest spirit, 2019

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Equipment Pencil, liner, Indian ink, ecoiline on paper (30x20)
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Uploaded 17 March 2019 at 05:07pm
Created 17 March 2019 at 12:00am
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Award for the jury selection 19 March 2019 at 06:05pm
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Peyman Naderi avatar
Peyman Naderi Duality! Superb as Always.
17 March 2019 at 05:14pm
Alexandru Crisan avatar
Alexandru Crisan medusa head...
17 March 2019 at 05:30pm
Michèle Tortissier avatar
Michèle Tortissier Quelle jolie nostalgie dans regard.
17 March 2019 at 06:08pm
Hélène Vallas avatar
Hélène Vallas Superbe expression
17 March 2019 at 06:26pm
Gérard Bret avatar
Gérard Bret Ton travail est fascinant. C'est magnifique et très expressif. Bravo.
17 March 2019 at 06:58pm
Mehmet Akin avatar
Mehmet Akin Excellent, my friend
17 March 2019 at 07:05pm
M W avatar
M W Mythical heroes as always shown in the exceptional and eye catching style, well done Jos!
17 March 2019 at 07:19pm
Olga Merrill avatar
Olga Merrill i love this duality !
17 March 2019 at 07:25pm
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Jos Letschert Peyman, Alexandru, Michèle, Hélène, Gérard, Mehmet, maria, Olga, thank you all for your appreciation of this Arcadian inhabitant, for your feedback and for your compliments. It is very encouraging to receive it.
17 March 2019 at 07:38pm
Henk Aalberts avatar
Henk Aalberts Mooi dit mythologische wezen, hoe langer je kijkt hoe minder het gelaat de menselijke contouren verliest. Prachtig ook hoe je het wezen het dubbele gezicht geeft door partieel kleurgebruik... Klasse, Jos...
17 March 2019 at 08:53pm
Bill Eiffert avatar
Bill Eiffert Wonderful Jos !
17 March 2019 at 09:33pm
Agniribe Mada avatar
Agniribe Mada Wonderful creation ! Congrats
17 March 2019 at 09:42pm
Marcin Siedlecki avatar
Marcin Siedlecki superb!
17 March 2019 at 10:30pm
Fabienne Bonnet avatar
Fabienne Bonnet Superb work Jos !
17 March 2019 at 10:33pm
Maciej Lasota avatar
Maciej Lasota Jos, this is one of your better works
17 March 2019 at 11:18pm
Wilma Eras avatar
Wilma Eras Heerlijke losse lijnen en mooi kleurgebruik. Ik vind de asymmetrie in het gezicht ook spannend.
17 March 2019 at 11:22pm
Radek Kilinski avatar
Radek Kilinski Great. As always, high-flying lines.
 
17 March 2019 at 11:24pm
Tony Brandstetter avatar
Tony Brandstetter well done my friend
18 March 2019 at 12:36am
Paul Van Bueren avatar
Paul Van Bueren Prachtig werk Jos. Mooie diepte in gevoel en de techniek.
18 March 2019 at 08:33am
Claude de Maisonneuve avatar
Claude de Maisonneuve This being, so expressive with its blue eyes, this border, a demarcation in the face accentuated by this contrast between black and colour, between what is hidden and what is revealed, makes us fear the worst. An intense and magnificent work !
18 March 2019 at 10:59am
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Marko Polonio Impressive.
18 March 2019 at 11:33am
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Henk, Bill, Agniribe, Marcin, Fabienne, Maciej, Wilma, Radek, Tony, Paul, Claude, thank you very much for your feedback and compliments. Some of you do mention the duality in the face. I have tried to express the different aspects in the personality of a faun. At one side it is the drunken, vertile, obsessive companion of Dionysos, at the other hand the reflective, artistic, even wise inhabitant of Arcadia. The chieftain of the faun was Silenus, always drunken but also the wise teacher of Dionysos.
Technically I have teared a first version of a portrait into two parts and used the right part as a starting point for the final version, drawing the left part afterwards. The intention of this collaging way of working was indeed to create that kind of duality in the portrait.
The faun is a grateful topic and not only for the visual arts. Claude Debussy for instance composed his symphonic poem for orchestra 'Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune', the afternoon of a faun. Vaslav Nijinski designed a short ballet with a beautiful set and costumes by Leon bakst. The faun comes to life again in the Hamburg ballet 'Nijinski' of John Neumeier.
18 March 2019 at 11:39am
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Jos Letschert ...and Marko of course, thanks!
18 March 2019 at 11:40am
Regina Susanne Borchert avatar
Regina Susanne Borchert unglaublich! beindruckt mich sehr!
18 March 2019 at 11:50am
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Jos Letschert Regina Susanne, danke sehr. freut mich das du es gelungen findest.
18 March 2019 at 12:00pm
Gilbert Claes avatar
Gilbert Claes Awesome work of Art... Jos...Very, very nice one... Congratulations dear friend...
18 March 2019 at 01:11pm
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Jos Letschert Gilbert, dank je zeer voor je hartelijke reactie!
18 March 2019 at 01:15pm
Irina Warm Vision avatar
Irina Warm Vision Stunning unforgettable artwork, dear Jos!
18 March 2019 at 01:48pm
Thierry Lair avatar
Thierry Lair A portrait that by its leading of the head returns to the music in the register of the classic, and always this piercing look. Superb Jos.
18 March 2019 at 01:59pm
Joseph Aieta avatar
Joseph Aieta beautiful work, very expressive !
18 March 2019 at 04:00pm
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Jos Letschert Irina, Thierry and Joseph, thanks for your feedback and for the compliments. I am very pleased that you like it!
18 March 2019 at 05:37pm
Alma Bibolotti avatar
Alma Bibolotti So powerful!
18 March 2019 at 06:32pm
Iryna Gragera avatar
Iryna Gragera Stunning portrait with great personality.
18 March 2019 at 07:58pm
George Oncioiu avatar
George Oncioiu Wonderful graphics and interesting rhythm !
18 March 2019 at 09:02pm
Vulgus avatar
Vulgus Une interrogation sur la spiritualité dans l'art...Magnifique !
19 March 2019 at 06:07am
Jørgen Feldstedt avatar
Jørgen Feldstedt Light and dark ... happy and sad - excellent work, Jos!
19 March 2019 at 08:24am
Maria Frodl avatar
Maria Frodl Eine Augenweide!
19 March 2019 at 10:09am
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Jos Letschert Alma, Iryna, George, Vulgus, Jørgen and Maria, thank you all for giving some of your time to observe this inhabitant of Arcadia. I really appreciate your feedback, about the rhythm, the expression, the graphics, the spirituallity, the clair obscure and the pleasure for the eyes!
19 March 2019 at 04:39pm
Katerina Apostolakou avatar
Katerina Apostolakou Splendid work Jos! Congrats!
20 March 2019 at 05:33pm
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Jos Letschert Katerina, thanks a lot for your appreciation of my faun!
20 March 2019 at 06:06pm
Dana Winkelman avatar
Dana Winkelman Jos. You gave form to mythology. When I saw it, I could just say yes, this is what a Faun would be... would look like... It is incredibly beautiful. No rating or comment could do it justice.
21 March 2019 at 03:09pm
Alexej Schulz avatar
Alexej Schulz Very emotional expression, Jos, a touching glimpse into the soul!
23 March 2019 at 12:54pm
Lucas Dumrauf avatar
Lucas Dumrauf Fantastic work! +++++
23 March 2019 at 11:57pm
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Jos Letschert Dana, thank you so much for this observation and feedback. I am very pleased about your appreciation and the compliments about the translation of the concept of mythology into form.
24 March 2019 at 03:08pm
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Jos Letschert Alexej and Lucas, I am very pleasd about comments and compliments. Thank you very much!
24 March 2019 at 03:09pm
Gérard Verbecelte avatar
Gérard Verbecelte There is a very strong expression in this portrait. Wonderful work, Jos!
24 March 2019 at 06:26pm
Marco Pastori avatar
Marco Pastori Amazing
25 March 2019 at 01:24am
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Jos Letschert Gérard and Marco, thank you very much for your feedback and compliments. Highly appreciated!
25 March 2019 at 06:05pm
Toni Traglia avatar
Toni Traglia This work is less anxious than the two others of the same serie. A confused man spreading introspection and melancholy. These sentiments are present in the two part of the portrait, more tragic in the right one, perhaps because it is more difficult to reach the bestial part of it self. Wonderful how the black work in an expressive way. Nimbleness and despair at the same time, great work Jos.
25 March 2019 at 08:01pm
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Jos Letschert Toni, thanks a lot for this interesting observation. I totally agree with you in your interpretation of the face and the intended expression. It is a great pleasure to notice by your understanding that the intention is clear enough. There is a lot of dualism the person and so should it be in the portrait. Thanks a lot for these kind words.
25 March 2019 at 08:07pm
Branislav Fabijanic avatar
Branislav Fabijanic Wonderful work!
27 March 2019 at 12:02pm
Alessandro Rovelli avatar
Alessandro Rovelli What a wonderful Artwork dear Jos...no words, only admiration!
27 March 2019 at 09:44pm
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Jos Letschert Branislav and Alessandro, thanks a lot for your enthousiasm and compliments. Highly appreciated!
27 March 2019 at 10:19pm
Paulo Abrantes avatar
Paulo Abrantes most captivating eyes...! really hypnotic. maybe the less abstract portrait from you that i know, but one of the most powerfull.
28 March 2019 at 01:14am
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Jos Letschert Paulo, thanks for your observation, comment and compliment. Highly appreciated!
28 March 2019 at 05:37pm
Roland Hoffmann avatar
Roland Hoffmann very powerful and impressing!
30 March 2019 at 07:30am
Yucel Basoglu avatar
Yucel Basoglu Awesome artwork !
30 March 2019 at 08:55am
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Jos Letschert Roland and Yucel, thank you very much for your appreciation of this faun.
30 March 2019 at 12:14pm
Vincenzo Cuccaro avatar
Vincenzo Cuccaro uno sguardo penetrante … stupendo !
4 April 2019 at 10:43am
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Jos Letschert Vincenzo, thanks a lot for your feedback and compliment. Highly appreciated!
4 April 2019 at 03:51pm
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Jos Letschert Philomena, thank you very much for your appreciation!
10 April 2019 at 04:01pm
Joelle Chmiel avatar
Joelle Chmiel engrossing work! strong expression, great dynamic, unique and effective choice of coloring and once more a blue which is so beautiful...
Wednesday at 3:44am
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Jos Letschert Joelle, thanks for your differentiated feedback and close reading of this drawing. And thanks of course for your compliment!
Wednesday at 11:00am
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