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Gerard Andriesz Bicker
A copy of Gerard Andriesz Bicker's portrait by Bartholomeus Van Der Helst. I love dutch painting and the art in the Rijksmuseum. Done with Painter app on my tablet. 
As a humor writer said, "Every summer people feel less hungry. I don't."
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Well, more than disappointed, pissed off. My father, last year, loaned some of his paintings for the last movie by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, "Maraviglioso Boccaccio", based on the Decameron. He didn't ask anything but due credits. The movie hit italian theaters last week - and his name wasn't there. My family and I felt cheated. And rightly so, since the contract clearly stated that his name should appear in the closing credits. By the way, he didn't loan simple sketches - there was a gilded altarpiece there, plus something else in the same line. So, if anybody should wonder who made those paintings that appear in the novel of Calandrino, the author is Giuseppe Amadio, who was so proud of his free contribution to the movie and eager to see it. He had not the chance to, and so he was spared a huge disappointment, but we weren't, and all of us felt very bad for it. When giving credits, distraction is no excuse. Somehow, it feels worse than an intentional mistake, because it shows a lack of respect for those who aren't enough famous to trouble you. Well, let's see if they won't be troubled now.

Più che deluso, incazzato nero. Mio padre, l'anno scorso, aveva prestato alcuni dei suoi dipinti per l'ultimo film dei fratelli Taviani, "Maraviglioso Boccaccio", basato sul Decamerone. Non aveva chiesto nulla in cambio, se non il nome nei titoli di coda. Il film è arrivato nelle sale la settimana scorsa - ed il nome non c'era. La mia famiglia ed io ci siamo sentiti imbrogliati. Ed a buon titolo, visto che il contratto di comodato d'uso dichiarava esplicitamente che il suo nome dovesse comparire nei titoli. Per inciso, non è che avesse prestato dei bozzetti - c'era una pala d'altare a fondo oro, più altre cose nello stesso stile. Quindi, se qualcuno è interessato a sapere chi ha fatto i dipinti che compaiono nella novella di Calandrino, l'autore è Giuseppe Amadio, che era così orgoglioso del suo contributo gratuito al film e così ansioso di vederlo. Non ne ha avuto la possibilità, quindi gli è stata risparmiata una grossa delusione, ma a noi no, e ci siamo sentiti malissimo. Quando si mettono i crediti, la distrazione non è una scusa. In un certo senso, pare pure peggio di una mancanza intenzionale, perché mostra mancanza di rispetto verso quelli non abbastanza famosi per dare preoccupazioni. Beh, vediamo se non saranno preoccupati ora.

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TolmanCotton
Francesco Amadio
Artist | Professional | Varied
Italy
This is not my real face, of course... but I'd love to look like that. Including the double chin. Like J.R.R. Tolkien used to say, I'm an hobbit in all but size (even if I don't smoke). I love simple life, good meals and laughter.

Current Residence: Siena, Italy
Favourite genre of music: irish and scottish
Favourite style of art: Renaissance, Divisionism
Operating System: Windows 7
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NonieR:iconnonier:
Happy birthday, you! And I hope they get even happier every year to come!
Mon Mar 30, 2015, 1:18 AM
NativeFaery:iconnativefaery:
Awesome artwork. Love the way you draw the Hobbit/LotR from the books and not the movies.
Mon Jul 28, 2014, 3:57 PM
CaithnardStudent:iconcaithnardstudent:
:D
Wed Apr 28, 2010, 9:59 PM
TolmanCotton:icontolmancotton:
Happy birthday to me, happy birthday to me...
Mon Mar 29, 2010, 4:18 PM
TolmanCotton:icontolmancotton:
1020 pageviews? I can't believe it!
Fri Nov 20, 2009, 9:21 AM
TolmanCotton:icontolmancotton:
100th deviation!
Sun Oct 18, 2009, 11:36 AM
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Gaerwing Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2016  Professional General Artist
:heart:
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Frosty-Sect09 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Grazie per il watch >w< /
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daeien Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2016
Happy Birthday! :D (Big Grin) Party Have your cake and eat it too Party :D (Big Grin)
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Katkinn Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015  Hobbyist
Your Never Seen Before contest entry has been featured here: thehobbitfans.deviantart.com/j…
Congratulations on achieving third place! :meow:
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daeien Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2015
Happy Birthday! :D :party: :cake: :party: :D
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JeantineHobbit Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
I love your Tolkien art! :D
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Brunild Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014   Traditional Artist
Complimenti per le tue bellissime opere ispirate a Tolkien! ! Sono felice di aver scoperto un eccellente artista, non ti conoscevo prima ;)
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TheAcciuga Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014
Ehi, hai visto che c'è un concorso aperto a tutto il mondo (Italia compresa) dove il vincitore avrà la possibilità di fare un viaggio in Nuova Zelanda a:
-visitare i luoghi dove son stati girate le trilogie de "Il Signore degli Anelli" e de "Lo Hobbit"
-e in più avrà l'occasione di vedersi l'anteprima de "La battaglia delle 5 armate" con Peter Jackson in persona
...scusa se ti scrivo questo papiro, ma siccome so che sei molto appassionato, pensavo di girarti quest'informazione...il sito è questo e se riesci ad iscriverti ti chiede di fare delle prove...

www.thehobbitfancontest.com/

Anche io sto provando a partecipare (per quanto non sappia assolutamente come funzionino queste cose)...buona fortuna!
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TolmanCotton Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Professional General Artist
Guarda, l'unica ragione per farlo sarebbe per me l'occasione di prendere Peter Jackson a ceffoni per quello che ha fatto allo Hobbit.
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TheAcciuga Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014
un po' lo capisco, anche io non sono d'accordo con molte delle cose che ha ficcato ne "Lo Hobbit", ma vedere dove è stata girata la trilogia del signore degli anelli e stare in prima persona su tutti quei set in capo al modno è una cosa invitante...o almeno per me :D
bom, io ti lascio gli imput lo stesso...magari un giorno ti svegli con l'irrefrenabile voglia di vedere la Nuova Zelanda :D
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daeien Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014
Happy Birthday! :D :party: :cake: :party: :D
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CameronKobe Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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jgilronan Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks for the fave.
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TheAcciuga Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013
ti ha mai detto nessuno che sei un ganzo?
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TolmanCotton Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013  Professional General Artist
Boh. Se successo non me lo ricordo. Comunque grazie.
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