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A tribute to Stephen Schwartz by davidkawena A tribute to Stephen Schwartz by davidkawena
Artwork created for award winning composer and lyricist - Stephen Schwartz.

Hope you all like it.
:heart: David

David Kawena, Olivier Ciappa
Photoshop CS5, 2012
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The fluidity of this piece is stunning. Having all of his greatest works in one piece without the piece seeming over crowded is marvelous. I adore how the light from the windows of the Hunchback of Notre Dame is framing half of the piece in almost a light curve. It really adds more to this piece as a whole, but it also does not leave the piece feeling lopsided because the light of the moon fills the other half, having complete balance. I really love his facial expression, it looks thoughtful and genuine and this piece is just a gorgeous piece as it is. This is a beautiful tribute to a man with great vision and talent. I believe that Stephen Schwartz would be moved by this tribute.
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I see wicked, Harrison Ford and Disney and I very very much approve.
This is beautiful, and I can't help but look at it and get a sense of uplift and music (which I imagine is your aim)
CositaAsLiz Jul 4, 2012  Student Interface Designer
he's not Harrison Ford!
Hahahha!!! Oh my goooddddd that was the best epic fail EVER.
I looked at the picture again and realised- of course that's not sodding Harrison Ford!! I'm such an idiot!!!
I was too busy looking at the disney characters XD
You did not draw Stephen's face! did you? I kind of want you to say no, because then I would not have to praise you as an almighty god, but I also want you to say yes, because, then I will praise you as the most magnificent person of all time!
broadway-always May 12, 2012  Student Artist
This is really beautiful. You have captured all of his best work. I really love it!!
all of my favorite movies/ plays.
Jessica-in-Iowa May 6, 2012  Professional Photographer
Your use of light continues to aw me.
Absolutely beautiful!
AEmiliusResurrection May 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
A great tribute for a great artist.
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