Shop Forum More Submit  Join Login
Morella by AbigailLarson Morella by AbigailLarson
The deliciously dark Morella, based on the short story of the same title by Edgar Allan Poe. Go read it!

I shouldn't be posting images from the show early, but I just can't wait! Let me know what you think
Add a Comment:
IssacharBacang Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2018  Professional Writer
I love this. I love the tone in particular. Detail could be observed to add a little easter egg there somewhere, but aside from that, you show discipline in the craft while also putting the spotlight on your style.
Derbella Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
SiJePuis Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2015  Student Filmographer
Let them call her mad. She's quite content the way she is.
Artlovedream Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2016   General Artist
didosalia94 Featured By Owner Edited Feb 26, 2015
Awesome colors :) I was reading the story just last night, it was wonderful and your work completes it perfectly!
alexisdarkness Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014   General Artist

ps: I've created a facebook page to share my artwork, here is the link:…, I would really appreciate if you like it and share ^^ Thank you ~@
Raspberrize Featured By Owner May 30, 2014
Thank you so much for sharing this! I just read the story and absolutely loved it. Great interpretation of the otherworldly Morella. 
PCamenzind Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014   Writer
Great Morella! It's quite close to my own interpretation!
caterpillar96 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wonderful! I love that story!
AmeliaEerie Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
AbigailLarson Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
Myricae91 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like the way you use watercolors. Your style is amazing! I can't belive I've found someone who loves E.A.P as well as me! :D
Dup3n Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Girl, I love you so much D:
And I love so much your pictures.
SakuyaHashimoto Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012
nice. have to read it :)
Loving-Chakra Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Everything about this brings forth the kind of visual images I imagined when reading "Morella." Excellent job! :) I really love the way you drew the background.
NobilisMorbus Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012
It's wonderfull...
SiriusCrane Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012
Can you make a piece about the Pit and the Pendulum? That is one of the greatest tales of Poe and it has such a strong imagery.
Kingoftheplatypus Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love both the way you draw and color the characters from Edgar Poe's short story
PoisonThorn123 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
This is a very deep darkening picture. The character looks wonderful and seems like she is in thought, yet is a in depth lady. Your style is very eye catching to me . And it is very interesting . Wonderful piece (:
Theelfinartist Featured By Owner May 26, 2012
This is beautiful :')
Deathlydollies13 Featured By Owner May 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I have read it, it was cool. And this is just how I saw Morella.
missBlues Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012  Student General Artist
This image reminds me of the tragic faith of a young lady in the novell Jonathan Stange and Mr. Norrel. She has been cursed to walk the cold halls of a decading castle in a waste and strange country alongside her presence in the real world, and every time she tries to tell anyone about the curse she ends up telling the most absurd stories, so the surrounding world deems her mad. The room she's mostly sitting in in her house, reminds me of the one you depicted here.
AbigailLarson Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I really need to read that!
missBlues Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012  Student General Artist
From what I've seen in your art and the stories behind many of your artworks, I think you might really like it (: I should warn you though, it might be percieved as a bit arid at times, but I very much enjoyed it because of it's originality and the skilful way in which the story is told (: The auther's name is Susanna Clarke (;
Ehmac Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Student General Artist
I really love your style!
Andreth Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi, I included this beautiful piece of yours in a feature of my favourite artists of DA in my journal :) [link]
Sarchale Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012
Oh, so beautiful. I'm madly in love with your style.
25kartinok Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
That's gorgeous!
25kartinok Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
That's gorgeous!
MorningMelon Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2011  Hobbyist
Oh, I read it today, Poe's brilliant. But lemme tell you something you don't already know: it's a weird thing to comment on, but I love how you make the book's pages seem kind of heavy :XD:
Bohomouse Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Oh my goodness--- this is absolutely what I see when reading his works!!!

Okaey, note to self, work on illustrative techniques (if any) hehe :D
TsukiHasu Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Its one of my favorite stories!
The colors are perfect for the scenery
Now everytime I read the story this image will pop into my head.
piri-666 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Hoo!! My favourite story!!! It's gorgeous! :D
FrancesHIMfected Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2011   Traditional Artist
LOVE IT!!! The new version 'Ligeia' is one of my fave tales of Poe..
KuroPhillyDip Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2011
wow beautiful.. oh my goodness *__*
sickdesire Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
amazing, i dont know morella though. I`ll read it probably if you say its worth it...
TheOneYouCallWe Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Somehow I thought the table had no legs supported it. In fact, I was almost disappointed when I looked closer.

Anyways, the perspective seems...somewhat off (something about that chair in the far back left bugs me) but I love the ambience and the color motifs, especially her gorgeous dress.
engelvampir Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2011
It is beautiful, both in the ambience and in the expression, it shows very well what Poe does in our minds his dark world, I congratulate you on your work it is brilliant
T1nf0ils Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011
Amazing piece
Gloria-T-Dauden Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2011
Hi :) I have featured this beautiful piece here:

Hope you like it. Happy new year! ^^
Athena010 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2010
I love the style.
aPrettyMystery Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Lovely! Oh, another Poe story I must, must read! :clap: :clap:
SandraHultsved Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
I've featured your amazing work here: [link]
AbigailLarson Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much!
MelissaStein Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010
Can I write about your spectacular works in my blog, please?)
AbigailLarson Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
You are certainly welcome to! Thanks!
yachiru34 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2010  Professional Artist
wow this is so amazing
MorellaReborned Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
I LOVE this painting. Stunning. Decadent and perfect!
Morella is one of my favourites E.A.Poe's stories, and I find Morella's character very attractive...
Actually my nickname is Morella :)
Great job!
motoko777 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is sooo beautiful! Wow
carynne0 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2010
I want to read that as well. Hopefully, I will find time to read it soon. I think I will be busy for the rest of the month, but perhaps during Christmas break I can read up on Poe's works.
Add a Comment:


Submitted on
November 12, 2009
Image Size
1.7 MB


68,004 (4 today)
4,060 (who?)