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Balm Icons: Rest & Be Soothed

Both ascadulineadept and amadareneko requested Balm/'This, too, is sacred' icons in my request post. I think that I did a better job on these Balm icons than I did on the Jasmine icons. I may try to revisit those sucky ones later. I'm still learning, and my goal is to learn at least one new technique with each batch. I really like the way these turned out.

I may be partial to Balm, though. While night_court sorted me as a Gentian adept, I think Balm would be an easy tie for me. Balm House really calls to me, so maybe it's just that I had better ideas with this one. As always, feel free to take, credit, & share - and feedback is always encouraged and savored reverently. :D


1. BalmCompassion_ahavah_ehyeh

2. BalmHouse_Ahavah_Ehyeh

3. FallUpward?_Ahavah_Ehyeh

4. ThisTooBalm_Ahavah_Ehyeh

5. SacredBalm_Ahavah_Ehyeh

6. 2BalmRest_Ahavah_Ehyeh

7. 2BalmHouse_Ahavah_Ehyeh

8. 1BalmRest_Ahavah_Ehyeh

9. 1BalmHouse_Ahavah_Ehyeh



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Jul. 16th, 2006 04:52 pm (UTC)
Speaking of...LOVING the booK!! :) I can only get in a page or two at a time, but man I plan on dedicating thtis evening to it....he is just now being introduced to Valerian House...Hmmnnn.....Is there any place I can go online that will describe the houses in detail? I think I have an ok idea of the ones Ive read about so far, but I would like to KNOW what they are about :)
Jul. 16th, 2006 05:18 pm (UTC)
Oh yeah, I LOVE the Rod & Weal info page! Great reference. DON'T look anything up on Wikipedia - it's FULL of spoilers.

And feel free to let me know what you think of my icons, after you're all clarified. ;)
Jul. 16th, 2006 06:08 pm (UTC)
I certainly wiil!! :) thanks for the link :)
Jul. 16th, 2006 05:20 pm (UTC)
oh sooo lovely I especially like the last one (#9)

Jul. 16th, 2006 05:25 pm (UTC)
Thanks so much! I'm glad to know. :) I'm only sorry that my Jasmine ones weren't all that good. I'll keep trying to think of better ideas.

(PS: Eden is totally digging your icon)
Jul. 16th, 2006 07:07 pm (UTC)
yeah I get alot of comments on it, not sure if it's a squirrel (which I've told you the story about why I dislike squirrels) or a cat...but it's awful cute either way.
Jul. 16th, 2006 07:22 pm (UTC)
(which I've told you the story about why I dislike squirrels)

I have a horrid memory. *blush*
Jul. 16th, 2006 07:46 pm (UTC)
I LOVE my "sucky" Jasmine icon!!!! I think it is VERY well done!

That being said the Balm icons are gorgeous! I like #8 the best!

Jul. 16th, 2006 07:55 pm (UTC)
I LOVE my "sucky" Jasmine icon!!!! I think it is VERY well done!

rotflmao -

Thanks! But I hope you know what I meant. ;) I wish I had more of a variety. Once I learn some more techniques, I want to revisit Jasmine and have some more options. ;)

That being said the Balm icons are gorgeous! I like #8 the best!

Thank you so much! I like #8, too.
Jul. 16th, 2006 08:46 pm (UTC)
Beautifully done once again! The second and fourth are my favorites. Now, i just have to talk you into doing a set for Valerian! :D
Jul. 16th, 2006 08:51 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much! That fourth one is my very favorite, I think. I do plan on doing a Valerian. I'm collecting good photos at the moment. :)
Jul. 16th, 2006 09:10 pm (UTC)
Can't wait to see them!!!
Jul. 16th, 2006 11:56 pm (UTC)
Amazing! I took #s 6, 7, and 9 - thank you so much!

Jul. 17th, 2006 03:16 am (UTC)
Thank you! I'm glad you liked them.
Jul. 17th, 2006 06:24 am (UTC)
Took 5 thank you
Jul. 17th, 2006 05:29 pm (UTC)
Oh, great! I'm glad you liked that one - I like that one a lot. Thank you!
Jul. 17th, 2006 01:43 pm (UTC)
These are really nice - now get to those Valerian ones! :P Just kidding; these are lovely~
Jul. 17th, 2006 05:32 pm (UTC)
Thank you! I'm enjoying my search for good images to use for Valerian. Feel free to make special requests. ;)
Jul. 17th, 2006 01:55 pm (UTC)
I really like number 8, but I'm confused - are they made from a book, a movie...?
Jul. 17th, 2006 05:38 pm (UTC)
Oh yes! These are inspired by my very favorite book series - the Kushiel's Legacy series by Jacqueline Carey. She had a trilogy that started with Kushiel's Dart, and has just released the first book in a new series that ties in. There's a little spoiler-free explanation here.
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