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« on: August 12, 2013 05:30:38 PM »

I made this piece for Ludi in the Side Show swap and wanted to share. It's been a number of years since I've drawn seriously, but I enjoyed the process!
On Ludi's questionnaire she mentioned wall art and anything with two heads, so my idea was to make a Victorian side show poster introducing 'The Valmont Sisters, The Living Skeleton of Paris'.
There are no such twins, I just made them up, but if I were them, I'd want to wear a circus tent skirt with a sky of stars peaking out from underneath!



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« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2013 05:35:40 PM »

Just incredible!!! I too, would want the circus tent skirt and starry sky underneath. Wish I could have this paper skill, even to  small % of what you do.
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« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2013 06:41:14 PM »

I love it so much!   Cheesy  Photos don't do justice to the detail of the drawing and the delicacy of the coloring.

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« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2013 06:55:07 AM »

Gorgeous!
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« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2013 10:58:04 AM »

The drawing and painting are just perfect.
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« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2013 09:43:33 AM »

Fantastic!  I so love, love, love the circus tent skirt, it reminds me of the book The Night Circus   you should get to drawing more often Grin
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« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2013 01:07:10 PM »

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« Reply #7 on: August 16, 2013 01:37:42 PM »

Gorgeous!  I wish I'd seen this in person before it flew off to the other side of the world.
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« Reply #8 on: August 19, 2013 08:11:37 AM »

You are so talented. I love the circus tent skirt!
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« Reply #9 on: August 19, 2013 08:58:32 AM »

Thank you for the kind words. I'm a little obsessed with circus tent skirts now.I'm going to take AM's advice and draw something else...maybe the gypsy bird woman from Romania!  Cheesy
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I love it! It reminds me of some of Neil Gaiman's writings. Beautiful work.
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