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Too much love by BeatrizMartinVidal Too much love by BeatrizMartinVidal
Illustration for an article by Gustavo about the nymph Echo.
She felt in love with Narcissus but she wasn't able to talk to him because she had been cursed by Hera. She only could repeat Narcissus's words. As expected all this ended tragically. She died of sadness with her heart broken.

It seems all the people I draw have an overdose of flowers latetly.

Pencil, watercolor and gouache on grey BFK Rives + digital
Process here: [link]
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novus41 Nov 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
excellent work
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:iconheartsong:
So gorgeous and passion-filled.
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akodieon Jul 15, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I love how the flowers comes out of her mouth, as if she's being poured too much water to drink and can't swallow all of it at once. And what's worse, she loved a man who only loved himself.
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maryjayne530 Jun 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful work!
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CliodhnaLucia Jun 7, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I ADORE this
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GoGo-Ghosty May 22, 2013  Student General Artist
this is intense.
It captures her greif well
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Oak-Child May 18, 2013
It really captures the story very well, I love the myth and this is a wonderful portrait of Echo.
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:iconantigoneblack:
Weird. I just told that myth to my boyfriend. O_o

Laughing at myself. When I read your description I was like, "Why did she use daffodils instead of the Narcissus flower? .... Oh, right, duh. Same thing." I just always think of Narcissus flowers as white instead of yellow. :)
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funkichkn May 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:blowkiss:This wonderful artwork has been featured in my latest journal ”The Seven Thousand Feature”[link] :heart:
Have a wonderful day! :dummy:
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Angelles-LaVeau May 7, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Beautiful as always Beatriz!
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