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Lena's Tempest by wylielise Lena's Tempest by wylielise
A tempest of bright magic, stirred up by the wings of a hundred birds.
More art: www.wyliebeckert.com

UPDATE: Thrilled to announce that this piece took first place in the Beautiful Creatures contest! The authors of Beautiful Creatures even took the time to pass along a few words on the piece:

"We each chose this piece for the Grand Prize without even discussing it; We found it to be true to the Lena of our novels as well as the film. We noted the charm necklace, the Chucks, the 'Caster breeze' in the dynamic, curling hair, and the 'naturalist' element with the doves. Well done!"

Many thanks to Ms. Garcia & Ms. Stohl - I thought long and hard about how to portray the character, and it was awesome to hear that my illustration matched their own vision for Lena!

To all those who have asked about the medium: It's pencil and white charcoal on tinted charcoal paper, scanned & colored in Photoshop. You can see a progress pic of the pencil art over at my sketchblog, link below:

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Akyura44 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Student General Artist
Fantastic! :dummy:
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kylekiller Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Professional Writer
Wow, this outfit is taken right out of the book, too. Looks like someone knows their stuff! :) Fantastic series, love how you portrayed Lena.
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Passin Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014
Congratulations. This is great
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aviFerra Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Student General Artist
Thats so cool!
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PeachiePaws Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm so glad you won. This piece speaks on so many levels. Maybe even more that the literature. Beautiful work, and fan for life! <3
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Tarzok Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014
:clap::clap::clap:
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artspell Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2013  Professional Filmographer
I love the composition <3
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artismiaclaire Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
i loved it so much and still do <3
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Alexandra815 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013
I love all of the colors used and the way her hands are bent .Amazing
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SashaShvan Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2013  Student Interface Designer
You have a very beautiful and interesting work
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