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Nefertiti by solocosmo Nefertiti by solocosmo
This is my second entry for the "Ancient Egypt" contest hosted by feline-icit[link]

After my Cleopatra painting I really wanted to do another Egyptian Queen. It was a toss up between Nefertiti or hapshetsut...I still may do a third but I can only enter the contest twice. Aside from a base photo and some stock textures this is all digital painting done in photoshop 6 with my wacom tablet.

Nefertiti's place as an icon in popular culture is secure as she has become somewhat of a celebrity. After Cleopatra she is the second most famous "Queen" of Ancient Egypt in the Western imagination and influenced through photographs that changed standards of feminine beauty of the 20th century, and is often referred to as "the most beautiful woman in the world".

I modeled this painting after her famous bust which can be seen here [link]

Model: TwiggXstock [link]

All textures are either from my personal collection or from dreamstime: [link]

The background is part painting part paper texture, the border/texture can be found here: [link]

to read more about Nefertiti: [link]

other paintings in this series:

Cleopatra [link]

Hatshepsut [link]

Please respect my copyright on this artwork. Please do not steal this image.

I do sell prints of this image in my etsy shop www.solocosmo.etsy.com ( WITH permission from TwiggXstock to use her likeness, I privately messaged her to gain permission )

For High Quality prints of my artwork, pocket mirrors and cards please visit my etsy shop found here ---> [link] DISCOUNT PRINTS FOR DA MEMBERS (10% off) - use the code DEVIANT when checking out.

Please respect my copyright on this artwork, please do not use without permission!
2010 Jessica Grundy
All Rights are Retained by the Artist (me).
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:iconcartoonlovinggal:
cartoonlovinggal Mar 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, I love it! I'm Egyptian and seeing how many ppl draw and picture egypt, I'm so happy! Love this sooo much!!
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solocosmo Mar 26, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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:iconcartoonlovinggal:
cartoonlovinggal Mar 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Welcomez!
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:iconsamu85:
Nice picture! Her crown seems too big. But i like it
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solocosmo Aug 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconmahmoudz:
so great i like it
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solocosmo Aug 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
thank you!
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ayma8081 Jan 11, 2012  Student General Artist
wow oh my lord this is sooooooooooo good!!!
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:iconsolocosmo:
solocosmo Jan 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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:iconayma8081:
ayma8081 Jan 12, 2012  Student General Artist
welcome!!
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