A flaw is in this faerie tale
Where not all kings
But one hath to know
That not all that glitters
's OC, Prince Luke in the story of Not All Kings Wear Gold. Drawn for
s dAmn FanArt Contest
Contest #1: "dAmn FanArt"
Draw Your Favorite deviant's OC!
Begins May 1, 2012; Ends precisely May 31, 2012 - 12:00 pm Central Each successfully entered deviation will be awarded 10 points. Due to some unforeseen health issues the final 'winners list' may be posted late. (No later than June 5th.) To win: You MUST have a reference picture of the OC in your artist's comments.You MUST have a link to this contest and proper permissions.You MUST have this contest blog in your favorites.
Hey guys and gals~! Well, May is finally here and do you know what that means? ...It is legitimate contest time! Just like the giveaway (which ended yesterday; Congrats to le winners), this contest will span an entire month in which you c
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i don't know if i made the deadline, since i sure as heck am not sure what time is the central time, nor am i sure what time is it here in my own country, lol, but i really love the character of Prince Luke drawn by the artist whom i admire and like a lot, so it's ok^-^~
Prince Luke is an insane former prince who is now being held in exile. in this drawing, he's holding the silver circlet that he wore as a young prince, knowing he can never wear it again. i added in some scars and tears to the clothing, to show the signs of his struggles to overcome the illusions that bound him. the words 'Not All Kings Wear Gold' were taken from the artist's comment on her illustration. i think the poor prince's had enough pain and suffering, so that's why i typed 'not all that glitters is gold'. the butterfly...you can either view it as another illusion or a symbolism of freedom. 'tis up to you
the references i used:
H, 4H Staedtler pencils, 2B Black Peps pencil, 0.5 mechanical pencil, 110gsm D'arte paper, Paint tool sai for adding the old paper textures and colour of butterfly
...roughly 2-3 days i think. i am not sure 8D; well, he is
the eighth rough, so...my commission page:[link]
photo proof that it really IS traditional: