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It is known that Celegorm was blond, but I always imagined otherwise, do not hurt the artist, please)
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ElizabethKWritesArt Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014  Hobbyist
Love this angle! Also, Celegorm is one of my favorite elves.... Maglor is tops, though, for me! ;-)
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CuthalionSilver79 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014
Beautiful!! :D
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SeliceMoondancer Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014
Pure awesome, a male elf not looking feminine, yet still elven.
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Kiora13 Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:D
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Validia Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Well, do not worry, I still do not find any written that check me that was supposedly blond.  Yawn 
You don't worry  
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ElrondPeredhel Featured By Owner May 22, 2014
He did have goldy locks in the older stuff but in the Late Silmarillion he is called "Celegorm the fair". Fair can be for hair (=blond), for skin or just mean "beautiful". As his brother is named "Caranthir the dark" because of his skin color I'll say that's the same for Celegorm. ;)
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Validia Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I have understood that Caranthir was nicknamed "The dark" because he have a very bitter character
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ElrondPeredhel Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
Then Celegorm would be named "the fair" cause of his strong sense of justice ? Like when he is abandonning children in the forest ? :p But I just realised that "Caranthir the dark" is a little more complicated and may rely to hair too, check wikipedia :

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caranthi…
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Validia Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I understand this whole debate, but that is thing of the interpretation of the fans.
I also read the Silmarillion, but with a different interpretation in my language, so in that respect he was dark haired for me.
On the other hand, Fëanor was also very jealous of his noldor purity, your sons of red hair have this hair inherited from Nerdanel, but where could inherit blond hair Celegorm?
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Lamastok Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014
AFAIK "fair" could also refer to silver hair. We know Fëanor's mother had silver hair.
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Validia Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
But when it says that?
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Lamastok Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014
It's written in the Silmarillion that Miriel had silver hair. Celegorm's hair is not mentioned, but he has silver hair in my headcanon.
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ElrondPeredhel Featured By Owner May 25, 2014
You read the spanish translation ? Is it a good one in your opinion ? :) I'm French and while the Lord of the Rings' isn't bad the Silmarilion's is just awful (not only it's bad but sometimes the traducer even mispelled names or, worst, forgot some words or sentences --' ).

But yeah what I was mentionning is not exaclty interpretation but different versions of Tolkien's writings, he doesn't always agreed with himself. But I agree with your argument on Feanorian's purity, that will be pretty odd to have Celegorm with golden hair, not mentionning that Finarfin's kin (and Idril and Glorfindel) are supposed to be the only Noldor with golden hair.
Anyway, this all debate about hair color is funny, but sometimes it takes enormous proportions and I'm not wanting to be pickier than I already was. :D
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Lamastok Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014
Je suis d'accord, la traduction Française est abominable >_<
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ElrondPeredhel Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014
Apparemment Pierre Alien, le traducteur, est normalement réputé pour son travail mais il a tellement détesté Tolkien qu'il a bâclé le travail. On peut comprendre qu'il n'aime pas (c'est une écriture spécial le Silmarillion) mais il y a quand même des erreurs qui dépasse les bornes je trouve. :/
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Lclio Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014
wOWWWWWW!!
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Righon Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Тьелко! Не кавай и не блондинка! Это же прекрасно!
Спасибо, автор! = ))
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kimberly80 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013
автор долго сомневался по поводу волос, а потом забил на канон и сделал, как считал нужным)
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Orphalesion Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
It is NOT known! ;-) Celegorm is just frequently drawn as blond in fanart because he's called "the Fair", but fair can also mean "pale skinned" or "beautiful" (Arwen is also described as "fair" and I think so is Luthien). Blonde hair is almost always called "golden" by Tolkien (Galadriel, Finrod)

You get a fave just for making Celegorm dark haired, just like I always imagined him. 
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Azukiel Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Can I marry him? Pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeease?
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kimberly80 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013
You can) I bless my children) Amen)))
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Leuthile Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter
well hello there, sweetie! ,3
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Dianote Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013
PUUURTY!!  :)
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xxvictorious54xx Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2013   Traditional Artist
Awesome picture!
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hallosse Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013  Student General Artist
Wow.  He looks... real.  I always imagine him with pale golden or silver hair, but this works remarkably well.
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NonieR Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013
This may be my favorite of your paintings so far. I've gotten kinda tired of lot of artists' bishi elves, but you give yours real bone and muscle behind--as an essential part of--their beauty.

(My other favorite is your bloody-haired young Beren, but he looks so much like my nephew-in-law that it's kinda disturbing.)

Very much your fan,

--Nonie
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RhapsodyBrd Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013
I. Love. It!!! *happy sigh*
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Laurelasse Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
А я когда-то очень удивилась, узнав, что Келегорм блондин. Так что присоединяюсь к большой и теплой компании тех, кто видит его темноволосым =)
Да, характер чувствуется...
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emeraldgreen07 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2013
Those eyes are mesmerizing! =D
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Zarnitca Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013
Красавец какой! А остальных феанорычей вы тоже будете рисовать?
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kimberly80 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2013
даешь красавцев в массы))))))
я подумаю)
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IceValaxy Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Oh my God that is amazing the lines are so crisp!
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NolweNamiel Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013
Wonderful image!  Purists will complain about the hair colour.
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Elaini-the-Mystic Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013
Even the purists don't know the hair color for sure, because such as for Legolas, it was never mentioned. :)
"Fair" could refer either to beauty, blonde hair color or kind nature. Kind nature was not obviously his strongest trait (given the plotting of coup in Nargothrond through abducting Lúthien and abandoning King Finrod in dire need).
I'm fine with dark hair color, but it's also thought by a few artists that he might be silver blonde (given his grandmother's silver hair) rather than golden blonde. I think think that either dark or silver hair are exactly wrong in this case.
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Sirielle Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013   Digital Artist
While you are right - we don't know his hair colour for sure, so all variations are apt :thubsup: - his hair colour was mentioned: "In QS  this is  followed by 'golden was his long hair'. In the Lay at this point (line 1844) Celegorm has 'gleaming  hair'; his Old English name was Cynegrim Faegerfeax ('Fair-hair'), IV. 213. The phrase was removed in The Silmarillion text on account of the dark hair of the Noldorin princes other than in 'the golden house of Finarfin' (see I. 44); but he remains 'Celegorm the fair' in The Silmarillion p. 60." – J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lost Road and Other Writings: the Commentary to “On Beren and Tinúviel” It looks like the phrase has been removed by the editors of the published "Silmarillion", but we don't know it for sure, so he remains Celegorm of many hair-colours ;)
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Elaini-the-Mystic Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013
Did some of the Elves dye their hair? :fakemoustache:
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Sirielle Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013   Digital Artist
Who knows? :giggle: ;)
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Elaini-the-Mystic Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013
Actually, in the early version of Nargothrond Celegorm was in fact the ruler, and Beren turned to him instead of Finrod.
This is just a guess, but maybe Tolkien associated golden hair with the King of Nargothrond, and when the crown was switched to Finrod instead, that's when it was written that only the House of Finarfin had the golden hair?
But as already said, this is just my guess. :)
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Elaini-the-Mystic Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013
I don't think that either dark or silver hair are exactly wrong in this case.* Sorry. :Doh:
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SweetHeartBabie Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
his guy is extremely hot!!
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Nairalin Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I can't remember that his hair colour was ever mentioned. Only the The Celegorm the Fair leads to that impression. But if ever he would be silver haired and not blond (Miriel Serinde was silver haired and only Finarfin and his descendents were blond). ;) :D
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Lothiriell Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Everything looks gorgeous :heart: Did you use watercolours?
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talktob3cks Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013
I think the hair color is still up for debate. The point is that he is gorgeous, and you captured that perfectly. 
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Flamefire13 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013
can you please tell me how you take pics of your art and upload them on here?
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Milena-voit Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Какой прекрасный не блондинчик Келегорм.
ОН ИМЕННО ТАКОЙ, ДА :love: 
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Faedou Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
He is stunning ! That 's an amazing work !

I Love it !
Heart Heart Heart Heart 
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MagnusKervalen Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013
ОМГ! Я и не мечтал, что вы нарисуете Келегорма! Это самый келегормистый Келегорм из всех виденных мной Келегормов =) Спасибо вам. Вы сделали мой день.
Кстати, думаю, Келегорму не в кого быть блондином) Так что вы и в этом правы.
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kimberly80 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013
С учетом всех семи сынков, у меня есть что рисовать))если не надоест(после всех дискуссий с волосами я уже опасаюсь, что ярые толкинисты забьют меня камнями)))
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MagnusKervalen Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013
А, это вы насчет брюнета-Тингола? Я тоже всегда представлял его брюнетом. Да и вообще - это ваше вИдение, верно? Ломаччи тоже нарисовала Диора блондином, хотя он брюнет, и балроги не утащили ее за это в толкинистский ад))

О да-а-а, все феаноринги в вашем исполнении - это же моя мечта=)
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kimberly80 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013
Ну, всех то я может и не выдам, потому как не всех представляю, вообще все эти замуты с волосами...
я вот совершенно не знаю почему допустим Майрон рыжий, откуда это вообще взялось?, я может чего то не то читаю...видение это конечно  да, с этим вообще не поспоришь)))
но есть же начало всех начал-текст
(чую, барлоги уже подкрадываются, скопляются у порога)
и вообще в конце концов у Трандуила парик!
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