Completion Date: 02-19-10
Time Taken: 4 hours
+ 9 x 12 Canson Watercolor paper (Cold press)
+ 05 mechanical pencil
+ ZIG Millenium pens
+ Prang colored pencils
+ Prismacolor colored pencils
+ Roseart gel pen (Gold)
+ Sharpie paint pen (White and Silver)
+ Table salt
+ Pelikan watercolors
+ Lefranc & Bourgeois gouache paint (White)
+ Adjusted and watermark added in Photoshop CS2
+ Vocea - Varekai - Cirque du Soleil
+ Kalki - E.S. Posthumus
+ Moon Licht - Varekai - Cirque du Soleil
"While dancing and singing one day amid the many blooms of Paradise, Nagendra found himself enchanted by a spirit down upon the mortal world. The god was stopped in his very dancing tracks, captivated by this beautiful woman tending to the trees along the bank of the Ganges. For days he would sit and watch her, longing and dreaming of the time he could meet this spirit.
The day finally came when Nagendra's aching heart could take no more. He sprung from Paradise and rained down to her as white petals. As a gentle breezed carried him, he took form before her, smiling. 'I am Nagendra, Spirit. Tell me your name please, so to still my beating heart.' The spirit woman smiled and took one of his decorated hands into her semi-transparent one, 'I am Chandra, spirit of a moon's flower.' She was beautiful, pale and delicate like the white flower that was her mortal world form. Nagendra loved her instantly, finding himself absorbed in her very existance. Even though she was a spirit of the mortal world, he wished to keep her with him always, he wished to marry her.
So she was whisked away to Paradise with him and there she spent her remaining time with Nagendra amid the flowers. In that time she bore him two sons, the first named Avhati. He was as beautiful as the flower spirit that bore him and Nagendra found himself bursting with pride and joy. It was not long until their second son was born, and after his birth, Chandra began to wilt. Nagendra was devastated, watching his beloved wither away into nothing but dry petals and a single seed. Taking the seed into his hands, he affixed it to his jeweled crown, keeping her with him always.
After the passing of their beloved mother, the brothers left Paradise to find the place in which her mortal flower had bloomed."
This is Ahvait, first born son of the Deva Negandra - [link] ,grandson of the Devi Izantis - [link] and older brother to Devadatta Chandresh - [link] The title/name devadatta is Hindi for God-given.
He looks a lot different from his father, clearly, as he looks more like his mother. Chandra had a very ghostly appearance as she was a moonflower spirit. Avhati is very willowy and graceful much like she was and even has a fondness for the night. He is soft spoken but of the two brothers is very much so the more dominant and leading party. The white specks you see surrounding him are his pollen! 8D When he's feeling particularly happy or the flowers are in bloom, he'll release sparkly pollen that looks kinda like glitter or little dust particles in the air. And he's not albino, despite having red eyes. Because Chandra lacked a great deal of color, and he takes after her, he too has very little color to him except for his eyes. The red comes from the clay soil in the area where Chandra's flower grew.
I tried to go for a mix of my style with Ayame Kojima's style (love her so hard), and I'm pretty pleased with the end result. Fffffff, fucking love this picture seriously. <3333333
Artwork, Avhati © 2010 P. Lolla (*souls-poison)
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