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The Roses in May by Amelie-the-Fox The Roses in May by Amelie-the-Fox
*watercolours, colour pencils, paper*

The original name of this painting is " An Afternoon dedicated to the poems", but it's too long to be fitted in the "title column" =.+

I don't really love this piece after I've finished it. :unimpressed: Anyway, it has a feeling of summer. ( In fact I love the title more :D )

This is another work related to Italy. When I studied in Assisi, one day I went hiking on my own. ( Hey girl, it's dangerous! ) While I was wandering in the mountain, suddenly I saw a gorgeous gate and beside it wrote " La Villa delle Rose di Maggio " ( The Villa of the roses in May). I couldn't really see the villa behind the gate, but I just pondered in front of the gate and began my reveries...XD

The script in the gentleman's hand writes " La Divina Commedia, Dante Alighieri -- Il Paradiso, Canto I " ( The Divine Comedy, Dante Alighieri -- The Paradise, Lyric poem 1 ) since Dante is my favourite poet. The two characters are reading the verses of this poem in a sunny afternoon.

Perhaps when the mid-summer comes, I'll work on another painting related to the sea, but certainly NOT in the love theme. :aww:
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Dive into the soft and fragile world full of subtle colours, just like The Roses in May. Watercolour and coloured pencils from *Amelie-the-Fox ( Suggested by AnaBelenRuiz and Featured by STelari )
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Dianote Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Congrats on the well-deserved DD! :)
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Amelie-the-Fox Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014   Traditional Artist
Thank you very much!:rose:
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Dianote Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014
:iconyourewelcomesignplz:
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012
Beautiful work! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:
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Amelie-the-Fox Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012   Traditional Artist
Thank you very much!!:rose:
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012
It's my pleasure! :)
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AnotherOddity Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
This reminds me of a story.....

*dramatic face*
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Amelie-the-Fox Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012   Traditional Artist
What story??

*curious face*
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AnotherOddity Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Something I found in a storybook, I'd have to note you the entire thing.

Anyway, it involved a hero and his princess, and the picture reminds me of them. :)
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Amelie-the-Fox Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012   Traditional Artist
Would you mind telling me the story?? =)
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