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The Glazier's Daughter by barbarasobczynska The Glazier's Daughter by barbarasobczynska
the idea was haunting me for quite a while, the thought of "the Glazier's Daughter", even though i couldn't decide whether it could be a a kind of a twist on Pinocchio's story, only with a lonesome glazier creating a daughter made of glass instead of Gepetto making a son of wood, or whether it would be a story about a glazier's daughter who can turn transparent and glass-like every once in a while,
basically that was the idea that made me draw the little picture
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Banzz Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Student Digital Artist
astonishing ! the color and your style matched perfectly !
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kurotokage Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wiesz, że jesteś niesamowita?
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nightmare-orchestra Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2011  Professional General Artist
I adore the dog :), the whole idea is very interesting too
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Benzene-c6h6 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I hope she was not too fragile! Charming picture.
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qpDragonfly Featured By Owner May 25, 2011
This is great. Very great
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MT-000 Featured By Owner May 25, 2011
you're wonderful...
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TheSlowerKing Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011
Mistook it for Glacier's child first, and thought she has to be made of ice. The glacier doesn't want to let her go, and she goes and melts. Sad.

But beautiful picture.
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ErnestAbacus Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
It's actually a fascinating notion. Pinocchio presumably moved with blue fairy magic pushing his limb segments around the pin joints that puppets are made with. Glass is a curious substance, almost a crystal, almost a liquid, but not properly either. She is also very ghost like and instantly glamorous. It's an idea that really does deserve some development. Romantic, and whimsical and yet anchored in the everyday labors and livelihoods of the artisans. Very Basia.
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darklingwoods Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011
Its a beautiful piece, as is your story that goes with it! I love how she is peaking over her fathers shoulder, I'd love to read a book about the little glass girl!
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lovestruck7 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010
glad to see you're back
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child-of-aros Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
aww she must be so fragile
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tokyo4dinner Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2010
it's so nice! and i think it's interesting how much your style has changed in the past few years!
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thoughtsspinslowfast Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2010  Professional General Artist
So amazingly beautiful.
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Miraviel Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So unique :)
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Musicindeed Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
do you draw these pictures first, then scan them and edit? i was curious :3 your work is truly one of a kind:amazing.
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haius Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2010  Hobbyist
Love the light on the windows.
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vladder Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2010
Ha, przypomniało mi się, jak w dzieciństwie kiedy któreś z rodzeństwa
przechodziło przed telewizorem albo zasłaniało widok, ten kto oglądał
krzyczał: 'ojciec szklarz?!?' należało wtedy odpowiedzieć: 'chyba twój!'.
Ależ to był ubaw. (ojciec też tak zagadywał :lol:)
Ach, rysunek także wspaniały :aww:
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CrazyIdealist Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2010
You should write the story!
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LycanthropeLiz Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
I love this idea :)
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Vetriz Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2010
Very intersting, poetic and nice work !
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nelipoth Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2010
Very very beautiful. The colour scheme is so pretty.
This reminds me of my favourite film when I was little, "Glasblåsarens barn" (=The children of the glazier)
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WonderDookie Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This is beautiful. That red dog was a great addition too. Breaks up the blue colors a bit.
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phillebovsky Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2010
great work!
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emmejay-fwz Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2010
:heart:
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Elizelda Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010  Student General Artist
Lovely colours, nice composiiton. I love look of the glazier, the daughter and the dog. I do like the Pinocchio idea! Sounds so magical.
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kecen Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010
Ah, she has the property of glass! Very apt XD
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twilight-woods Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010
Perhaps she is the result of his grief over a daughter he lost?
He carves this statue, then his tears bring it to life.
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Meme-Lorraine Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010  Student General Artist
lovely
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zedka Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010   Photographer
Nice tale :)
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Vongchild Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Whatever the story is, this is beautiful!
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ghostyheart Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh so lovely!! Your art is so magical and it always tells a wonderful story... I personally like the pinnochio version as well. Maybe she and Pinnochio could be friends :)
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kagrmom Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010  Professional Writer
You are always amazing. I love this. Very *fragile* ! :P
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Zulma-san Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010
There is a French 'expression'. If someone is standing in front of you while you are looking at something hence blocking your view, you can say "Your father is not a glazier or I'd know it."
Well in that case, her father IS a glazier!
Very nice composition. I like how the blues and browns-oranges are complemented each other.
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AvengerofLostSouls Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010
Sounds like what my parents say to me... Apparently I make a better door than a window!
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Zulma-san Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010
Ahah! This is a funny way to put it! ^^
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white-porcelain Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010
Oh I love this so much! Personally I prefer the first "pinocchio" version, but then, I have always had a soft spot for that sort of thing.
Did you change your style a little bit? It seems a little different than your previous pieces. Less detail, larger shapes etc. Its really good. I'm not sure if I didn't prefer the earlier one a little bit more, but on the other hand its quite refreshing like this.
Its great seeing some new stuff from you. :hug:
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KillerYumi Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010  Student General Artist
I like the idea, the atmosphere and colors are really nice :heart:
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narva Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010
Bardzo ładne. Brakowało mi już Twoich prac.
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