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Vasilia the Brave by Ravenari Vasilia the Brave by Ravenari
Vasilia the Brave

In conjunction with my portrait of Baba Yaga/Vavale - [link]

See photos of the iridescent pigment and metallic paint here:

[link]

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38 x 51cm / 15 x 20 in
ON HOLD / PENDING
Crescent illustrator's board, technical pens, pencil and aquarelle, acrylic.
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Poetic-Stitches Featured By Owner May 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist

Stunning work, you've done the lighting so very well. Beautiful~ ♥
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Ravenari Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so very much. :)
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lupagreenwolf Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
I thought about this today; we worked with this story as an allegory for intuition in one of the groups I cofacilitate.
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Ravenari Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
That's awesome. I love all the stories connected with Vasilia / Vasilissa / Vasilisa.
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GreyCorbie Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2010   Traditional Artist
I swear, you've got a picture for every one of my favorite childhood stories. XD They're all amazing! I love how you balance detail and realism with a sort of surrealism. It's perfect for this sort of piece.
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Ravenari Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Aw thank you. I like the detail / surrealism combo I've got going, it's working for me these days, anyway.
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GreyCorbie Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2010   Traditional Artist
You're welcome! ^^ I really like it.
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xh3llox Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Lovely piece of work :) The colors are amazing and show off the difference in the light qualities fantastically. Not only is the color amazing, but the detailed line work, pointillism and the swirls in the background are stunning! It's nice that you can see the detail of the swirls but they're not overwhelming :)
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Ravenari Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you very much. The light in this one was really challenging, but at the end, I think I pulled off something that I didn't know I could pull off with pencils, fineliners and metallic paint at the beginning.

But I'm going to take a break before I can try something like it again!
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BrittaM Featured By Owner May 11, 2010
I applaud this piece. I can totally appreciate what a challenge it is to deal with lighting schemes, and especially with ink! It also has a very haunting feel to it--and the skull lamp is great!
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