Classical Numismatics Discussion - Members' Coin Gallery
  Welcome Guest. Please login or register. Share Your Collection With Your Friends And With The World!!! A FREE Service Provided By Forum Ancient Coins No Limit To The Number Of Coins You Can Add - More Is Better!!! Is Your Coin The Best Of Type? Add It And Compete For The Title Have You Visited An Ancient Site - Please Share Your Photos!!! Use The Members' Coin Gallery As A Reference To Identify Your Coins Please Visit Our Shop And Find A Coin To Add To Your Gallery Today!!!

Members' Gallery Home | Member Collections | Last Added | Last Comments | Most Viewed | Top Rated | My Favorities | Search Galleries
Home > Members' Coin Collection Galleries > Scotvs Capitis > Artistic Impressions / Recreations
Click to view full size image
Septimius Severus Color Impression
A quick colorized marble statue. Hair might be too brown for reality, I believe in older age it was peppered with grey like the famous family painting (the one with Geta scrubbed out), but he looked younger here so artistic license was used. Also, he should really be darker skinned but working on the white surface of the original pic made what I was doing seem dark ennough, in retrospect he should probably be a little more dark toned.
File information
Album name:
Rating (8 votes):
File Size:
234 KB
Date added:
Nov 02, 2006
888 x 600 pixels
482 times
Pscipio  [Nov 02, 2006 at 06:08 AM]
Wonderful work, Scott! (small typo: it's Severus, not Serverus)
Congius  [Nov 02, 2006 at 09:16 AM]
b70  [Nov 02, 2006 at 09:50 AM]
Your artwork really bring some of these images to life. I hope you keep doing them. Great job!
Dave A  [Nov 02, 2006 at 11:09 AM]
Fantastic! You have lots of Talent Scott. Any chance you could do a bust of Vespasian?
Scotvs Capitis  [Nov 02, 2006 at 01:12 PM]
Pscipio, typo duly noted, i tend to type "Serv..." instead of the proper "Sev...", I don't know why I do that

Dave A, I would do Vespasian if I had a great portrait of him at high enough resolution. I hate to commit to things, heck i already owe a favor to another fellow here (Gunner, I still need to get you your file, ), but Vespasian would be fun, he's a unique looking old coot.
daverino  [Nov 02, 2006 at 01:13 PM]
Great work!
Noah  [Nov 02, 2006 at 07:47 PM]
interesting to make them more human...
dpaul7  [Mar 10, 2007 at 09:50 PM]
WOW! That is truly awesome work!
Tiathena  [Mar 12, 2007 at 02:40 AM]
That just Is very-cool! Wonderful piece of work indeed!
awl  [May 09, 2007 at 10:59 PM]
neander  [Dec 03, 2008 at 10:42 AM]
Yes, interesting transformation, but incredible - too soft-hearted appearance for this great & severe imperor!
GordianusIII  [Apr 15, 2009 at 10:29 AM]
absolutely great!
All coins are guaranteed for eternity
Forum Ancient Coins
PO BOX 1316

Facebook   Instagram   Pintrest   Twitter