?

Log in

No account? Create an account
 
 
14 February 2007 @ 06:12 pm
Art for Jenny.  
Some of us lost an LJ friend today, so I did what I normally do, and I consoled myself with doing art. The latest commission I'm working on is doing a number on my wrists, so I mustered up the courage to do some watercolor again - this time, using the paper gifted to me by eliathanis and doing detail work with watercolor pencils gifted to me by madeof_stars. Kind of a collaborative piece, really, if you think about it.

I started drawing it before I knew about what happened to mr_yer_on_fire, but I expedited the painting of it because I liked the thought putting up a picture of Fawkes in memory of Jenny. And of course, there is Harry and Ginny, whose friendship is just starting, and for those of us single on Valentine's Day, it's friendships that count. :)

Title: "It's All Right"
Medium: Watercolor
Rating: G
Characters: Harry, Ginny, Fawkes
Summary: A combination of what happens in the text and the blocking from the film.

"It's all right," said Harry, holding up the diary, and showing Ginny the fang hole, "Riddle's finished." - Chamber of Secrets, Chapter 17





Special thank yous to springdove for the lovely yellow rose and to Lissanne for the email to brighten up my day. :) You guys are awesome.

And thank you, madeof_stars for the honor of using my artwork for icons! Find them at sunlitdays here. :D
Tags:
 
 
Current Mood: numbnumb
 
 
 
trampolinegarden: darcy2adri278 on February 14th, 2007 11:37 pm (UTC)
It's beautiful. I'm very sorry to hear about your friend.
Venessa: *hugs*mudblood428 on February 15th, 2007 12:33 am (UTC)
Thank you. *hugs*
stmargarets: It Was Your Heart That Saved Youstmargarets on February 14th, 2007 11:38 pm (UTC)
I'm sorry to hear about your friend. I didn't know her but we're a community, so when we lose one member everyone feels it.

This is a beautiful painting. The colors are lovely. And the theme is a very fitting tribute. *hugs*
Venessa: Friend-shipmudblood428 on February 15th, 2007 12:37 am (UTC)
I didn't know her but we're a community, so when we lose one member everyone feels it.

I feel the same way. It's so weird because I only knew her through the things that she wrote. But even though I never met her, I'm just... shocked. It's just senseless - she was only 19.

Anyway, I'm happy you like the picture and found it fitting. I worried about it looking too cheerful, but I think I was feeling a bit like Ginny and sought a bit of consolation from somewhere - even if it is a two dimensional Harry.
letmypidgeonsgo: jennyletmypidgeonsgo on February 14th, 2007 11:50 pm (UTC)
::clings::
Venessa: *hugs*mudblood428 on February 15th, 2007 12:38 am (UTC)
Amy, you two were close, weren't you?

I'm so terribly sorry. I don't even know what to say. This whole thing is just horrendous.

If you need anything, I'm here.

*clings back*
(no subject) - letmypidgeonsgo on February 15th, 2007 12:45 am (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - mudblood428 on February 15th, 2007 01:56 am (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - letmypidgeonsgo on February 15th, 2007 01:59 am (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - mudblood428 on February 15th, 2007 02:38 am (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - letmypidgeonsgo on February 15th, 2007 02:40 am (UTC) (Expand)
xrayxray2000 on February 14th, 2007 11:50 pm (UTC)
This one has such a beautiful touch to it, V. Thanks for sharing it.
Venessa: unto deathmudblood428 on February 15th, 2007 12:41 am (UTC)
Thanks for dropping in, Ray. I'm glad you liked it.
lyras: Harry Ginnylyras on February 14th, 2007 11:55 pm (UTC)
That's beautiful. I love the expressions on their faces. And I'm so sorry about your friend.
Venessa: Celtic Crossmudblood428 on February 15th, 2007 12:44 am (UTC)
Thanks so much, Lyras. *hugs*
(Deleted comment)
Venessa: Luna Wondermudblood428 on February 15th, 2007 12:52 am (UTC)
Thank you, jocap. I was definitely aiming for something lighter - though now that I'm thinking about it, it does create a kind of ironic feel, doesn't it?

Anyway, thank you for the hugs. I can always use 'em. :)
Пероша: Quote: Peter socksperosha on February 15th, 2007 12:01 am (UTC)
What a beautiful way to honor your friend. ♥
Venessa: *hugs*mudblood428 on February 15th, 2007 12:54 am (UTC)
I'm so glad you think so. Thank you!
Fia: Witnesseven_stars_fade on February 15th, 2007 12:12 am (UTC)
I'm so sorry to hear about your friend, and this is a wonderful way to pay tribute (as well as a healthy way to grieve)

I am sending so much love your way (and to her friends and family)
Venessamudblood428 on February 15th, 2007 01:29 am (UTC)
Thanks so much. It's bizarre how I actually feel better after I get out some energy into a picture. Therapeutic indeed.

Anyway, thank you for the love. We could all use it. You can be sure I am sending it back to you as well :)
the DoctorDonna Mourner: Mudblood 428 Come On Harryrdprice29 on February 15th, 2007 12:22 am (UTC)
What a beautiful picture! And it's so sad to hear about your friend; it seems like Jenny will be missed by a lot of people. It shouldn't be allowed to pass away so young.

Beautiful job, and I'm sorry it's for such a sad occasion.
Venessa: unto deathmudblood428 on February 15th, 2007 02:18 am (UTC)
Thank you for your compliments on the picture and for your condolences - really, I have it easy. I knew Jenny about as well as one can what with the fact that she came round my LJ from time to time and shared her life and fics on her own LJ. But she was definitely an unforgettable personality. I can't believe she's gone.

Nate the Great: HGKiss2major_dallas on February 15th, 2007 12:23 am (UTC)
An very good pic Nessa, one of my favorite scenes :D
Venessamudblood428 on February 15th, 2007 02:42 am (UTC)
Thank you, Nate. I'm happy you liked it :)
GilyAnn: kiss librarygilyann on February 15th, 2007 12:30 am (UTC)
Oh one of my favorite scenes! Lovely, pic. I'm so sorry about your friend, lately we are loosing too many friends, it's so sad. What happen to her?
Venessa: *hugs*mudblood428 on February 15th, 2007 03:12 am (UTC)
Thanks so much, Gily. Nothing like a little H/G to get me out of the dumps.

As to what happened to Jenny, things are being rather kept under wraps right now, and it has me worried. There's little indication on her livejournal that she would have done anything to hurt herself, and yet her friend Matt posted the news of her passing at her request.

I'm afraid there is no way to speculate right now. I just hope that we'll eventually find out what happened if only to put some kind of closure on the situation.
Renee: JD Sleepy Hollowhpiknut on February 15th, 2007 12:32 am (UTC)
I'm sorry for your loss. This piece is just gorgeous! I'm sure she'd have loved it!
Venessa: unto deathmudblood428 on February 15th, 2007 03:21 am (UTC)
Really, I don't have it nearly as bad as her closer friends and family, but I thank you all the same for the condolences. I'm so glad you liked the picture - and especially that you think Jenny would have liked it as well.
Stephpaetonsrider on February 15th, 2007 12:35 am (UTC)
Your use of color is gorgeous... I like Ginny's shorter hair, too! Fawkes is breathtaking - just as majestic as he ought to be!

I'm sorry to hear about mr_yer_on_fire... So sad to lose someone so nice and so young. :( I hope her friends and family are holding up ok.
Venessa: unto deathmudblood428 on February 15th, 2007 03:31 am (UTC)
Thank you so much, Steph. I always imagined ickle!Ginny with short tomboy-ish hair what with being the first girl in a line of boys. And Fawkes is fast becoming my favorite magic creature to draw.

As for Jenny, I definitely echo your sentiments. However stunned and sad we are, it's no match to what her close friends and family must be feeling. :(
(no subject) - paetonsrider on February 15th, 2007 04:21 am (UTC) (Expand)
the eighteenth letter of the alphabetroannaweenie on February 15th, 2007 01:05 am (UTC)
this is amazing; i especially love the soft colouring. i'm really sorry about jenny.
Venessa: *hugs*mudblood428 on February 15th, 2007 03:34 am (UTC)
Thank you, Roanne. I'm so glad you liked the picture; it's definitely a deviation from what I usually do.

Yes, I'm rather sorry myself as well. I'm going to miss her.
i like my new bunny suit: keyboard lovepumpkinpasty on February 15th, 2007 01:08 am (UTC)
I'm so sorry to hear about your friend. *hugs* I didn't know her, but I still feel like I've lost a good friend.

*hugs*

This is a beautiful picture. I love how soft it is, and of course the subject just tugs at my heartstrings. Amazing work. :) You inspire me.
Venessa: *hugs*mudblood428 on February 15th, 2007 03:50 am (UTC)
I wish I'd have known her better. I knew she loved Ronald Weasley and MuggleCast and artwork, and that she had a wonderful sense of humor. She was an overtly positive presence on my flist. I'm afraid to go back and reread the comments she's left me that I never got a chance to answer.

In any case, I'm so happy you liked the picture, and I hope you thought the subject was appropriate to the occasion. *hugs*