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Ligeia (2018)

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Wishing Edgar Allan Poe and very happy birthday today! I'm slowly going through my older "Poe" illustrations from 2008-2010 and updating them, starting with one of my favorites, based on Poe's "Ligeia"
Here's the old version:
Ligeia by AbigailLarson


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Make
EPSON
Model
XP-820/860 Series
© 2018 - 2021 AbigailLarson
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bbb35's avatar
Spooky Poem, I love it :D
Yonakano's avatar
Очаровательно)
thomasDeQuincey's avatar
I daresay sometimes older works are better left undisturbed since Ligeia picked up that whoracle wannabe expression, apparently from the spirit of the sorceress from Witcher series, the one who had commited suicide, while Rowena had done botox in order to keep up with her.
BookLyrm's avatar
I love both your older work and your newer work so much. They're so different, but just as delightfully fun-creepy.
Lex1785's avatar
Very Beautiful. Thank you for this one. 
BornFreak's avatar
I love the way you draw this kind of dress/silhouette :la:
malkinmalkout's avatar
I love the watercolour effects. You've improved so much
Hokova's avatar
The older version is still cool, too!
nadegeb's avatar
beautiful !!! 
Zoomer1958's avatar
A very nice rendition of the theme of the tale, Abigail.  The narrator, obsessed with his dead first wife, a dark-haired beauty named Ligeia, marries a second wife, a blond named Rowena, with the sole intention of using her body as a vessel for the spirit of Ligeia.
MillieBee's avatar
Ahh, one of my favourite paintings redone!  What a treat! :D
Gryffgirl's avatar
Beautiful!  Certainly one of my favorite Poe stories!
Amarie-Tinuviel's avatar
Breathtaking work :love:
There is no reflection of a person in the mirror at all on the new version.
lunageek520's avatar
that's creepy, but really cool
TumiaArtStudio's avatar
Wow. Beautiful. I mean, even back then your art was amazing, but I love how your style has changed over time.
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