Ladies of Arda

Fantasy literature touches hearts and changes lives. Many great characters appear on their pages. This collection of 31 drawings is dedicated to fantastic heroines – elves, humans, halflings, and incarnated spirits.

Meet the Ladies of Arda!

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Ink drawing of a female elf, floats under the water, one arm transformed into a swan's wing, and feathers sprout from the other. She has a necklace with a glowing jewel on her chest.
Swan Maiden

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
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Ink drawing of a female elf with flowing hair, is standing in front of the stars, holding a bow in her hand. Behind her there is a night sky full of stars.
Noble Huntress

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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Ink drawing of a woman in a long dress, she is asleep, curled up in the grass and flowers.
Healer of Weariness

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
€350.00 (available at Victoria Olt Gallery)

Ink drawing of a female elf with long, wavy hair, with a crown on her head, has a glowing ring on her finger. Behind her there is a night sky full of stars.
Queen Crowned with Light

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
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Ink drawing of a female elf with a long dark braid, is looking into the distance and holding the banner she is embroidering. Behind her there is a night sky full of stars.
Evening Star

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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Ink drawing of an armored warrior woman, who is drawing her sword.
Chieftainess

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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Ink drawing of an elderly pensive woman sitting in the shadows, her head resting on her hand.
Wise-Hearted

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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Ink portrait of a woman with long black hair adorned with jewelry.
Dark Maiden, Noble and Proud

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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Ink drawing of an elderly healer, who is holding a vial of medicine in her hand. Herbs are attached to her belt and stuck inside her bag.
Garrulous Caregiver

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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Ink drawing of a smiling woman, who is standing against a backdrop of roses, a ribbon in her hair.
Lady of Hearth and Home

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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Ink drawing of a long-haired, dark-skinned smiling woman in a short dress. She is running.
Lady of Swiftness

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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Ink drawing of an Asian woman looking up, her arms are raised, her hair is night sky full of stars.
Queen of the Stars

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
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Ink drawing of a woman sitting on a boat in outer space, is holding a fiery ball of the Sun in her hands. Her eyes are glowing.
Lady of the Sun

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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Ink drawing of a Slavic woman, smiling, wearing a crown of flowers, leaves and grain ears.
Ever-Young

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
€350.00 (available at Victoria Olt Gallery by email)

Ink drawing of a dark-haired female elf, dancing with a long shawl in her hand. Behind her there is a night sky full of stars.
Daughter of Twilight

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
€350.00 (available at Victoria Olt Gallery)

Ink drawing of a female elf, lies dead on the bed, long hair spilled over the pillow.
She That Died

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
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Ink drawing of a female elf, who standing in the shadows of the arcades, her eyes worried, a feather pen in her hand. She is wearing a large gem as a pendant. There is some sort of document on a table that she is working on.
She Who Foresees Future

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
€350.00 (available at Victoria Olt Gallery)

Ink drawing of a woman in long robes, covered with a veil, her face in shadow. She's clutching the fabric. In the background, there is a chrysanthemum.
Lady of Pity

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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Ink portrait of a young, freckled girl with closed eyes, holding forget-me-nots in her hand.
Daughter of Tears

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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Ink drawing of an elderly woman, dressed extravagantly in a dress inspired by XVIII-century and a big hat adorned with feathers and a bow. She is looking at a silver spoon in her hand.
One Feisty Lady

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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Ink drawing of a smiling woman, who is standing against a backdrop of flowers, a book in her arms.
Keeper of Lore

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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Ink drawing of a female warrior, who is standing with her sword drawn, the wind is tugging at her cloak. There is smoke in the background.
Shieldmaiden

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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Ink drawing of a Polynesian woman with long hair, dressed in a gown made of a rough sea. Behind her there is a night sky full of stars.
Lady of the Seas

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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Ink drawing of a black woman with leaf hair in a dress adorned with leafy branches. She is carrying a basket full of fruit, vegetables and mushrooms.
Giver of Fruits

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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Ink drawing of a woman with a halo, is looking at a nightingale sitting on her hand. Behind her there is a night sky full of stars.
Enchantress of Melody

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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Ink drawing of a female elf, wearing an apron and holding a carving chisel in her hand, wiping sweat from her forehead. There are sculptures in the background.
Artisan of Wisdom

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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Ink drawing of a woman sitting in the grass, gazing out at the gentle hills and fields present in the background.
Lonely Bride

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
€350.00 (available at Victoria Olt Gallery)

Ink drawing of a black woman in long robes, head covered, weaving a tapestry emitting light.
Weaver of Time

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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Ink portrait of a female elf sitting on a chaise longue, gazing sadly at the viewer.
Broken-Hearted

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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Ink drawing of a female traveler. She is on an adventure, standing with a wooden stick on a trail among the grass. The weather is sunny.
Remarkable Adventurer

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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Ink portrait of a fair-haired woman surrounded by water lilies.
River Daughter

2020 | gouache, ink, and pencil on hot-pressed 300 gsm Arches paper
29,7 x 21 cm | 11.7 x 8.3”
$375

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