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Sailor Moon by Charlie-Bowater Sailor Moon by Charlie-Bowater
I vividly remember a few moments from when I was growing up that - as corny as it sounds, felt like they'd altered my life a little bit. One was when I was six years old and I watched The Little Mermaid for the first time and the other: Sailor Moon when I was thirteen. I can't even describe how much they blew my mind and I'm sure they're some of the biggest influences that nudged me into art. 

Both have a certain reverence with me and as much as I drew them growing up neither of them are something I've painted now that I'm older, there's definitely a feeling that whatever I paint won't do justice to it but; I adored Sailor Moon from the very first second I saw it on tv. I would wake up at the crack of dawn before school to watch this and then race home again afterwards to watch the repeat. I think it's about time I paid homage to one of my favourite anime's ever; Sailor Moon!

I am also totally effing stoked for the reboot coming soon! :la: 

Photoshop CS5 & Wacom Intuos 5

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:iconlolenlove:
LOLenLove Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018
Amazing job!! You are a great artist!! Keep up the good work!! 
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HealerInTwilight Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2018
beautiful.  I love the shape of her face.
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steveluxford Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2017
Truly Stunning
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dalekdude11 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2017
wow this is just wonderfull you must of put a lot of work in to great job
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TsukiyoSpelldust Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2017
Her face reminds me of Ayumi Hamasaki, mainly her eyes that cause me to think of Ayumi. This is incredibly gorgeous! Words actually fail me other than the whole piece is very serene which is kind of funny that I think that cause it is Princess Serenity. ^_^
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michaelsupyo Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2017
She is so incredibly gorgeous and realistic, just wonderful :love: :love: :heart: :heart: :heart: :hug:
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moonlitinuyasha1985 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2017
I love Serenity so much. :love:


Too bad the reboot isn't so good. :(
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ErasedMe Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's so stunning!
I just love it that you were able to draw her in that way - she looks so real! :O

-Have a good day.
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sakqra-trees Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2017
i'm not a fan of sailor moon, but this is just stunning.
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EPandGF Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2017
OMG! That's is so cool!
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rosemaiden92 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2017
Love this!
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:iconrlkitterman:
rlkitterman Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for sharing this beautiful fanart!
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EricVonSchweetz Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful
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linda55525 Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow! It's like a magical foto, but drawn!
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fluffykitten25 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2017
This is beautiful ☺️
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crazypoptarts66 Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2017  Student Artisan Crafter
This is absolutely magical!! I literally looked at this for an entire hour!!❤❤
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LukeDunne Featured By Owner May 17, 2017  Student General Artist
Wolfs rain howl i like the introUsagi Punish Icon and transformations   Sailor Moon  :) (Smile) :) (Smile)  #39 Free Icon: Usagi Tsukino (Sailor Moon) 50x50
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littlemissscarface Featured By Owner May 11, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
:happybounce: :happybounce::happybounce:
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cottonch33s3cak3kit Featured By Owner May 3, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is absolutely amazing. This piece seems to have a deeper meaning and love put into it after reading your description. And I full on agree and can relate to what you said in it~
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artsydreameriguess Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017
Do you sell your art?
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Droid24747 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2017
Wow.
Just wow.
I really love this piece, everything is perfect here. The detail is extraordinary, the colours are perfect, the realism is fantastic.
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Han68000 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
So amazing
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Wyzzel Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
WHYYYYYYYYYYYY is this not a DD???
Cresent Moon Emoji

It´s so breathtaking amazing and she´s looking so real! I LOOOVE it so much! Thank you dear, to give this/my childhood-dream such a beautiful picture! small heart - light yellow 
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sarabraun1 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2017
Best sailor moon fan piece. Ever. :-)
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RXYLND Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
How does one even draw this way. I'm shook. Ugh, so beautiful <3
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Sam83Laley Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh Wow....She's so Beautiful <3
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liugia Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2017
best sailor moon fanart ever <3 
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ZenMusa Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2017  Professional Traditional Artist
So pretty!!
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DeadDancers Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love the stardust(?) on her hair the most. Totally resonate with you about the impact of some childhood shows. As an adult, I might reason that Sailor Moon was one of the few true 'female empowerment' influences in my life, not because the girls were strong but simply because they were the default. They were the smart one, the jock one, the girly one, the ditzy one, the elegant one, the tomboy one, the sophisticated one. Of course, at the time, they were just PRETTY in a totally new way and I got my shiny-fix in every episode. :D

Thanks for an adult fix!
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psychomob Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2016
This is breathtaking, I'm completely mesmerized. Just stunning!
(And not corny at all! Sailor Moon had a great impact on my life, too. big pink heart)
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margueritemimi Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2016
This truly brings sailor moon to life I love it!
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LuckySpirit14 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2016
my goodness! I wish I could paint like you!! :faint: beautiful job! :clap: :love: I LOVE Sailor Moon Tv show and this is so awesome!!!! :clap:
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buk-buk85 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
Looks like j lo good job
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SapphireCx Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
This is absolutely stunning
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ASF628 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Whoa...
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JadeLui Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2016
WooooooW
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jcvorsteh Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2016
Fantastic work of art..I remember sailor moon when I was in high school.. Impressive work..
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xmajesticmemories Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2016
Absolutely stunning.
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Freeseele Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is so beautiful! she looks so real and pretty.
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enkay120 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2016
This is so breathtaking! ♥
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scarranco Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2016
Very beautiful!  Incredible portrayal!  Almost looks holy!  Love it!  Makes me feel good!
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Lady-Oolong Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2016  Professional General Artist
...and this is how you stole my heart. By drawing Serenity with.this.light.in.the.hair.
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RashidoMania Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2016
This is amazing!
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TheMoonlightPrincess Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2016  Student Filmographer
Your artwork of Princess Serenity from the 1992 Anime Version and 2014 Anime Version of "Pretty Guardian: Sailor Moon" is truly stunning and gorgeous and all-out beautiful and impressive!!!!! XD <3 :D I really loved and admired how you drawn her out in a realistic and humanistic style as well as drawing out her respective designs with the use of brush strokes to create a bright and beautiful atmosphere to express Princess Serenity's character and style!!!!! XD <3 :D I'm very impressed at your artwork, my friend, well done and outstanding job!!!!! XD <3 :D Long live Sailor Moon!!!!! XD <3 :D Love Usagi La EmoticonSailor Moon Emoticon: Neo Queen SerenitySailor Moon Emoticon: Usagi (Live-action ver.)Usagi Punish IconUsagi Smiles IconUsagi Blushing IconUsagi Heart Eyes IconUsagi Blinks IconUsagi Listens IconUsagi Smile IconSerenityKissSerenity 2Sailor MoonUsagiSailor Moon Speech (Gif)#35 Free Icon: Usagi Tsukino (Sailor Moon) 50x50#31 Free Icon: Usagi Tsukino (Sailor Moon) 50x50#7 Free Icon: Usagi Tsukino (Sailor Moon)#47 Free Icon: Usagi Tsukino (Sailor Moon) 50x50#22 Free Icon: Usagi Tsukino (Sailor Moon) 50x50#45 Free Icon: Usagi Tsukino (Sailor Moon) 50x50love love love#44 Free Icon: Usagi Tsukino (Sailor Moon) 50x50Sailor Moon FangirlingSailorMoon-SSA-emoteiconLove 
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Lara1de2mg Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2016  Student Digital Artist
how can i now if this is a drawing or a real photo? no seriously now,LOOK LIKE A REAL PHOTO,good job!!
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HotaruTheOtaku Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2016  Student General Artist
Absolutely beautiful. Nice work
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OrangeLetters88 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Looks like a dream come true!
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SailorUranusTruth Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist

Many people have been touched by Sailor Moon because she is a representation of the true form of the Creator Goddess that was known long before the jealous god Chaos stole the hearts and minds of the people of earth. Serenity is the divine feminine that loves her creation very much and one day she is going to moondust the jealous god outta existence.

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starzinureyez Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2015
You should sell this on redbubble i would totally order from you.
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Mizutala Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2015
This is gorgeous. Sailor Moon was the first anime I had ever watch and was completely enamored! I remember rushing home to watch it on The Cartoon Network and being totally absorbed. I love this picture :)
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