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A Maasai Riddle:

Question: <i>Kidung’ ang’ata bkira aare nimiking’amaro?</i>
The two of us cross the wilderness without talking to each other.

Answer: <i>Iyie oloip lino</i>

You and your shadow.


Credits:

http://www.sxc.hu/photo/600128
http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1052391
Purchased: http://www.dreamstime.com/cheetah-image4752697

Textures: :icondholms:, found at :iconresurgere: – and my own.

Hand painting done in Corel Painter IX, and Adobe Photshop CS3

Tags

black, sand, tribal, africa, kenya, dune, cheetah, flowing, stewart, masai, sahara, tribe, cloak, namibia, tanzania, maasai, garment, aimee, tribesman, foxfires, red, desert

Aimee’s artwork has been featured in Advanced Photoshop Magazine, ImagineFX, and others. Her work can be found internationally as a greeting cards through Tree Free Greetings, cross stitch patterns through HAED, and jigsaw puzzles by such companies as Buffalo Games, Mega Puzzles, and more! These are now available at Walmart, Fred Meyer, and more. Aimee is currently working on her first children’s book featuring whimsical animals, slated for release in 2012.

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Comments

  • kamel
    kamelalmost 6 years ago

    strange but good colors and strange atmosphere
    mysterious

  • Thank you so much!

    – Aimee Stewart

  • Leah Highland
    Leah Highlandalmost 6 years ago

    This belongs in a fairytale book.
    It’s beautiful!

  • Thank you so much Leah!

    – Aimee Stewart

  • Noel Elliot
    Noel Elliotalmost 6 years ago

    Stunning image

  • Thank you Noel!

    – Aimee Stewart

  • Tron
    Tronalmost 6 years ago

    A well done piece, beautiful work!

  • Thank you very much Mark!

    – Aimee Stewart

  • salsbells69
    salsbells69almost 6 years ago

    Breathtaking work. Its gorgeous.

  • Thank you very much!

    – Aimee Stewart

  • Traceyisanozzy
    Traceyisanozzyalmost 6 years ago

    Stunning work, gorgeous treatment….beautiful tones…

  • linskudd
    linskuddalmost 6 years ago

    Wonderful. Ah. Brings back memories.

  • Oh! What a beautiful thing! Perhaps someday I can go there…

    – Aimee Stewart

  • Pet _
    Pet _almost 6 years ago

    Wow! This is gorgeous…

  • Thank you!

    – Aimee Stewart

  • Peter Zentjens
    Peter Zentjensalmost 6 years ago

    Instant fav, absolutely majestic!

  • Hal Smith
    Hal Smithalmost 6 years ago

    This is the best

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