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Crossing the Marshes by Grumbleputty Crossing the Marshes by Grumbleputty
For IOW#5- "Crossing the Marshes" on ConceptArt.org. I was going for an illustrative look, with the thought that it might be a scene from an imaginary kids or young adult fantasy book.

So far it looks like I completely ate it on this entry- dead last! Oh well, at least I learned from it!

The backstory in my head behind this image- the protagonist depicted is the reluctant assistant to a witch who specializes in brewing potions. She is sent on a series of strange adventures in a surreal fantasy realm to get ingredients for a potion which can cure the illness of a girl who has bullied her for years. Along the way, the main character gains the self-confidence needed to disarm the bully.
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MandolynDragon Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so cool! It has a nostalgic, "Wonderlandish" feel.
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vikingjon Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Professional General Artist
Whether it fits a contest or not--which come and go--it is a striking image. ;)
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Grumbleputty Featured By Owner May 18, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks very much- I needed that!
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vikingjon Featured By Owner May 18, 2012  Professional General Artist
:) :thumbsup:
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Indigo-Glow Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is one of the very best illustrations I have ever seen on DA. Totally fracking good job!
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dreamsinstatic Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2011
Your fantastic work has been featured in Friday Night Features
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ForestDwellerHouses Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
You did a fantastic job, I love the whole concept, a magical and at the same time haunting creation, nicely done!
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Ebrius-ART Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2011  Hobbyist
very cool
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MonaParvin Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2011
Your beautiful work is featured in our group's weekly feature :iconsoulcollectors: :hug:
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Grumbleputty Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Holy cow! Thanks very much!
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