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Portrait of Karou, from Laini Taylor's amazing Daughter of Smoke and Bone series. Oil on board, 14" by 11". Oh! And if you want to watch me paint it, you can!!! I did a little speedpaint for you guys! Check it out here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPfEj6…
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Given 2014-10-04
Karou by LMessecar has great use of foreshortening as well as a very vivid, realistic feel. ( Suggested by lovelessdevotions and Featured by TheCreativeJenn )
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ta-xi-cab Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2017  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is amazing!
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AdaSerrato Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2016
I don't have words. She is Karou, that's it
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cockfighter Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2016
so freaking beautiful!!!! Love 
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NatsukiNekoChan Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2015   Artist
THis is a reaLLy greaT piCTure!! :D
(I am reading THe book, and iT is greaT!!)
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KeiraBreeze Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2015  Student General Artist
this is the most beautiful thing I have ever seen thank you bye
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FallenBlackPhoenix Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
OH MY GOD YES
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LMessecar Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
:)
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nixitnart Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow! I love it! It's beautiful artwork! I like this character too. :)
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LMessecar Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks!! 
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nixitnart Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome! :aww:
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TheIceViking Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is so amazingly gorgeouuss! Karou is such an amazing character and this piece is just breathtaking! Heart 
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LMessecar Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! I love the character too. :)
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IseeButterfly Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015
This is so amazing and beautiful!
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LMessecar Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks!!
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98prilla Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014
I love it!
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LMessecar Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! :)
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EILEXUS Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
is so beautiful!!!!!!!
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LMessecar Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks!
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Catchrider4409 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014
You did an amazing job. Karou looks exactly how i pictured her!
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LMessecar Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! :)
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Ph03n1x-Warr1or-Z Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful, mystical, warm, and inviting.  Awesome job! Clap :thumbsup: revamp 
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LMessecar Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!!
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Ph03n1x-Warr1or-Z Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're very welcome.
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014
Beautiful work! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:

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LMessecar Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!!
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2014
It's my pleasure! :)

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Selmarkai Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Gorgeous! I love this, such a beautiful job! The Hamsa is perfect!!! 
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LMessecar Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! :)
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Alexpintor Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hermoso.
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LMessecar Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Gracias!
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TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Congratulations on your well-deserved DD!!! :iconflyingheartsplz::iconlainloveplz::iconflyingheartsplz: :clap::clap::clap:
I’m very happy for you!!! :iconloveloveplz: :tighthug:
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LMessecar Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks very much! :)
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Umnei Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love that there is Daughter of Smoke and Bone art out~! Great job!
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LMessecar Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!!
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Karoukat Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
This is absolutely perfect! My dA name is even after this character! The book was amazing, and I wish the series just didn't end!
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LMessecar Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! Me too, but I thought the ending was fitting. :)
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Karoukat Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Ending was near perfect! I'm hoping I can dress up like Karou for this book character thing at school. 
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Arashiwildcat Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Omg! This is incredible! And I love that series!
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LMessecar Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! Me too!
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Bluemisti Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is just, omg. Her hair, the green moths! whoa, and this is traditional? very well done!  :iconrlytearplz: and congratz on very well deserved DD!
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LMessecar Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Yup, traditional! Thank you! :)
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crazyruthie Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014   Traditional Artist
those are the best eyes i've seen in a long time! so expressive. so alive. :iconclapclapplz:
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LMessecar Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! :)
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rajasegar Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great piece of work!
Thanks for sharing....
Featured in Daily Inspirations at hangaroundtheweb.com/2014/10/d…
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LMessecar Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you very much!!
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inlovewithyourshadow Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014   Artist
I love that book! this is a perfect portrayal of her too :D
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LMessecar Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! :)
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Heavelyn Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
gorgeous
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LMessecar Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks!
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Malbear1995 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
spaz kermit Lee Epic Dance DO YAH? Kay biiie Rabbit's here! that smile tho STUNNING!!!
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