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Verdi - Aida - Act 2 scene 1 by LivingHorus Verdi - Aida - Act 2 scene 1 by LivingHorus
Set design for Act 2, scene 1 of Verdi's Aida, in the apartments of Princess Amneris.
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Excellent. It conveys the luxury of Amneris' apartments, while forming a good organic space for the action of the scene.
I am particularly taken with the delicacy and the airy quality conveyed by the use of the papyrus motif on the draperies in this set.

The stark sunlight is especially well used here- light, revealing the truth: of Aida's love for Radames, of Amneris's jelousy, and of her
feigned concerns for Aida.
I am also delighted that you chose a traditional setting, so much to be preferred over the sometimes embarrassing and comical attempts to "modernize" or to clumsily drive home some political or social comment.

Evviva! you have done so well!

Please, now show us your designs for the rest of the opera!
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giovanino Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
this is very nice work
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LivingHorus Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks so much!
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giovanino Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
your welcome, i love egyption stuff so i was inspired by this and will make a 3d version , and give you credit.
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LivingHorus Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Great! Can't wait to see it!
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JulianVII Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
Beautiful! Especially with Ra in the middle saying "peekaboo!"
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LivingHorus Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks Julian! Glad you like it!
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JulianVII Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
I love it! I like it when people make windows to the past like this.
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LivingHorus Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Glad to hear it! :)
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