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20 August 2011 @ 03:35 pm
Titus Groan  
Another Gormenghast piece. This is Cora and Clarice, easily manipulated twin sisters standing on their giant, dead tree just outside their Room of Roots.
 
 
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Rebecca Dartr_dart on August 21st, 2011 08:20 pm (UTC)
Thanks Sach! Actually I haven't seen the mini-series, I've just been reading the books.

I didn't watch the Tudors, seemed like a medieval soap opera. A lot of prancing and being poncy.
set bloggles to stunelizaeffect on August 21st, 2011 03:39 am (UTC)
<3<3<3 loved that series. Also love this. :)
Rebecca Dartr_dart on August 21st, 2011 08:21 pm (UTC)
Thanks so much.
James Lloydpuddingsock on August 21st, 2011 08:21 am (UTC)
Boy, it's like I want to kill most of the world on your behalf.
Rebecca Dartr_dart on August 21st, 2011 08:24 pm (UTC)
Whoa! Thanks... I think.
James Lloydpuddingsock on August 22nd, 2011 08:45 am (UTC)
I'll take that as unreserved vote of approval to proceed.
Robin Bougiebougieman on August 21st, 2011 10:58 am (UTC)
The way you lit this piece is fucking blowing my fragile mind.

Awesome.
Rebecca Dartr_dart on August 21st, 2011 08:25 pm (UTC)
Your mind ain't fragile.
Isabelle Melançonsecondlina on August 22nd, 2011 12:29 am (UTC)
I started following your blog a couple of days ago. Your art is really, really wonderful. Every piece has me in awe. I just figured it would be nice to say so!

Love the mood in this one!
Rebecca Dartr_dart on August 23rd, 2011 04:56 pm (UTC)
That IS nice! Thank you so much. You've made my day.
Isabelle Melançonsecondlina on August 24th, 2011 12:21 am (UTC)
I'm glad!!

I'm very interested in getting your battle kittens books. Is there any way I could get a signed copy?
Rebecca Dartr_dart on August 24th, 2011 06:36 pm (UTC)
Isabelle Melançonsecondlina on August 25th, 2011 12:39 am (UTC)
eeee! And that I shall do next weekend when I get my paycheck!
Scott Faulknerinkboy on August 23rd, 2011 12:08 am (UTC)
This is gorgeous, Rebecca. I must read the books one of these days - I watched the mini-series but didn't really care for it.
Rebecca Dartr_dart on August 23rd, 2011 05:12 pm (UTC)
I haven't seen the series. I wasn't sure how well it would translate. The books aren't plot heavy, but their appeal is in the beautiful language Peake uses. Example: The mountain appeared and disappeared a score of times during the morning as the drifts obscured it or lifted from its sides. As the day advanced the gauzes thinned, and it was late afternoon that the clouds finally dispersed to leave in their place an expanse of translucence, that stain, chill and secret, in the throat of a lily, a sky so peerless, that as Fuchsia stared into its glacid depths she began unwittingly to break and re-break the flower stem in her hands.
Scott Faulknerinkboy on August 23rd, 2011 05:43 pm (UTC)
Nope, you don't get much of that with the TeeVee :)
David Laskydlasky on August 25th, 2011 05:35 pm (UTC)
I know nothing about Gormenghast, but LOVE this illustration!
(Anonymous) on August 23rd, 2011 12:59 am (UTC)
first time artist
HI, I worked on MLP too. It was at the design of the changling bad guy that your name was finally mentioned, and led me to you incredible art sight here. LOVE the barbarian girl premise you seem to be most prominantly working on, but what I REALLY admire from your work is spontenaety and creativity, somthing i've always envied in people, i have to MULL over everything for a longgg times.
Rebecca Dartr_dart on August 23rd, 2011 05:19 pm (UTC)
Re: first time artist
Hi there! You must be an animator on MLP. Thank you for getting in touch with me and saying such nice things. I'm working on a Battle Kittens graphic novel right now, but I also have a sketch book for sale: http://cinemasewer.ecrater.com/p/11881164/battlekittens-the-art-of-r-dart

I'll also be at the Comics and Stories con this Sunday along with lots of other really talented local artists: http://www.vancouvercomiccon.com/

Thanks again and maybe I'll see you there.
the_funky_queenthe_funky_queen on September 7th, 2011 10:11 am (UTC)
This is a beautiful piece. Are you the artist? Well done! I can't stop looking at it....

animedubbedonlianimedubbedonli on September 9th, 2013 11:26 am (UTC)
outstanding
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