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'Eva', the Sleeping Beauty of Latin America, 'NO LLORES POR MI ARGENTINA' by luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast
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'Eva', the Sleeping Beauty of Latin America, 'NO LLORES POR MI ARGENTINA' by 


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Paloma San Basilio ‘NO LLORES POR MI ARGENTINA’

*’Don’t Cry For Me Argentina’, MADDONA

Mouse drawn and painted in photoshop 5.5. Windows ’98 platform

I found this intial design for Eva before I decided to turn it into the hot and sexy Tom Jones, ’She’s A Lady’ So I decided to go ahead and repaint and turned it back into a sexy, elegant Eva Perón. Here is my version of ‘Eva’, from one of my favorite musicals and then movie, ‘Evita’. In this, one of my historical portraits, I tried to capture the flair of the the 1930’s and ’40’s Eva, Actress, First Lady of Argentinia, Saint?. Above is a memorable clip from the movie, ’Don’t Cry For Me Argentina’, I love Elaine Paige, but to my suprise when I played the song side by side, Madonna won out. FLASH!——- Found the ultimate version :-), ‘NO LLORES POR MI ARGENTINA’.

Tags

beautiful, black, elegant, eva, evita, gold, red, fashion, stylized, latin america

Comments

  • GolemAura
    GolemAuraalmost 5 years ago

    Please, holy Eva, will you feed a hungry child?
    For I love you, tell Heaven I`m doing my best
    I`m praying for you, even though you`re already blessed

    Please, mother Eva, will you feed a hungry child?
    For I love you [(Che:) Turn a blind eye, Evita] Tell Heaven I`m doing my best [(Che:) Turn a blind eye]
    I`m praying for you, even though you`re already blessed

    (I had to play 6 different characters in that Musical.. I was the only bass.. thanks for the memory flashback.. and super finish and treatment.. awesome)

  • like Eva. Thank you for the beautiful words.

    – luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast

  • kevinmawson
    kevinmawsonalmost 5 years ago
    This is absolutely stunning and brilliiant detail!

    km.

  • Other than Dorothy Day, she is one of my favorite ladies. Thank You Kevin

    – luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast

  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Moorealmost 5 years ago

    Oh, man, Norval, this one might be my favorite of yours. It’s understated color is simply divine.

  • Thank you Frannie, color self control was hard to maintain. :-D

    – luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkealmost 5 years ago

    Gorgeous creation. The colors and the face are superbly done.

  • Thank you Bunny, the image might have one more reincarnation, I have just the line drawing, I may do a very understated interpretation. I like to do multiples with different looks.

    – luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast

  • Tammera
    Tammeraalmost 5 years ago

    BEAUTIFUL…;)

  • Thank You Tammera

    – luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast

  • Joy Watson
    Joy Watsonalmost 5 years ago

    Excellent work

  • Thank You Joy

    – luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast

  • bev langby
    bev langbyalmost 5 years ago

    oh wow love it Norval we seem to love the same ladies i did a work of her when she was younger ,,,love it

  • Thank you, Bev, I would love to see it. I like ladies that show a true caring, Dorothy Day, Eva, Mother Teresa and the Sisters of Mercy. And I don’t say this lightly about Eva, I loved ‘Evita’ so I researched and found out everything I could about Eva.

    – luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast

  • Marsha Elliott
    Marsha Elliottalmost 5 years ago

    Love the red & black together – very striking.

  • Thank you Marsha

    – luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast

  • Lenora Brown
    Lenora Brownalmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful work!
    See, I told you about the super colorful…. I have to make it a fav now :)

  • Lenora, don’t avoid color, it is a joy, explore it, use it when you want and not worry about it influencing your black and white work. Actually it can make it better, because it heightens your perception. As an artist you control your world.

    – luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast

  • Shylie Edwards
    Shylie Edwardsalmost 5 years ago

    excellent!!!!

  • Thank you Shylie

    – luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast

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