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Queen of Frost and Darkness 1 by janey-jane Queen of Frost and Darkness 1 by janey-jane
This is the interior illustration for the story 'Queen of Frost and Darkness' by Christine Pope from the winter issue of Dark Valentine Magazine. I loved illustrating for this story - its a Russian-style fairytale with an additional modern, narrative bent and is absolutely lovely.

The cover illustration for the same issue:
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QueenVictorya Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013
Gorgeous <3
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RebekahKroeplin Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012
What an interesting character. I'm getting a lot of superiority, daintiness, and possibly evil. I think it's the way her nose is shaped and her eyes are pointed. You can kind of see that their something about her that makes woman nervous and men swoon. That's kind o what I'm getting when seeing this picture. Overall, it's a beautiful piece.
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tilwen Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012
:D beautiful!!! it all feels so Georgian and traditional, very fairytale-ish. :) the mirror frames and the candlesticks are simply gorgeous, as are the dresses and the figures. :) all beautiful!
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janey-jane Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012
oh god... thank you for noticing the background! I tore my hair out over it, so its nice that its noticed!
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tilwen Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012
:) no problem!
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MaskedNightingale Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Love the detail put into this illustration, its very pleasing to the eyes. I love the expressions of the woman looking upon the queen and everything.
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rachelillustrates Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Absolutely gorgeous work!
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Windmagic444 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2011
the dude in the blue jacket makes me think of Tennant.... :)
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janey-jane Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2011
he DOES have foofy Tennant hair! :D
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Windmagic444 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2011
yessssss XD
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