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Goodbye To You by cying Goodbye To You by cying
Most people don't know that I'm an avid Buffy fan. This drawing is from one of the first episodes I ever saw, Tabula Rasa. The Willow character has been suffering from an addiction to magic, so much that it drives her lover, Tara, away. I gave Willow a more neutral expression than in the episode, to suggest her dulled senses caused by her addiction.

Willow's framed much smaller in the actual episode, which I prefer, but unfortunately my sketchbook was not large enough to capture both Willow and the surrounding frame. You can get a similar frame when viewing this as desktop wallpaper, where the white borders extend to the edge.

This pencil study is from my trusty sketchbook (now getting quite full actually), 5" x 5". My pencil isn't very dark, so Photoshop was used to darken and accent a few highlights.
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Adalack Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2016
I think you did a masterful job of this picture, then.
paulacritikian Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2016
it is incredible
i lovedLa la la la 
Art-Allure Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Before I even read the description I knew it was from that episode, GREAT portrayal :D
LegolasLove Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Hobbyist
Great job!!! I love it! :D
TigerBell11 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012
Wow, that's a great drawing. It was such a sad scene.
OokamiRose Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012
:O I love this! I have the whole 7 series and willow has always been my fave character :D (her and Xander of course :D) such an emotional episode for her and yet still entertaining with the other scoobies :)
MagicalMoon66 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2011
Wow what a great sketch! :D You captured her expression very well!
GoldenGirl954 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2011
I don't know the show, but this drawing is so beautiful :heart:
AstronSoul Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
Man one of the saddest scenes of the show, but the drawing is amazing!
Catnip1996 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011  Student General Artist
Agh that SCENE! oh jeez i hated it... so sad... i cry so easily with this show and i sware i've seen nearly every episode three or four times over :P
But i love this! Awesome. i love Willow AND your work!
Well done!! :D
CookieDoughx3 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm a huge fan of Buffy and I love the way you showed Willow in this picture ♥
Keep it up!
Mlox3i Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
looooove willow *_*
MysticTwist Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011
I love this scene, and you've drawn it so beautifully... It's heartbreaking all over again.
Pavora Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2011
SO BEAUTIFUL! Amazing work! Full of emotion.
diskotanz Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
WOW . i love this .
great job ! i can feel the emotion .
loveisallyouneed98 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2010
I have always wanted to draw that exact picture. Have you ever had art lessons and how did you draw Willow's lips? I have drawn her before everything about my drawing of her looked just like her except for the lips. Could you give me some pointers? Please.
Redger Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2010
wow you are an amazing artist thats a wickedly good darwing.
AddItUp96 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Great job!

I love Buffy.
Kels-the-Small Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2010
That is an extremely affecting episode, I'm not surprised it grabbed your attention!

This is AMAZING!
kit Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i am absolutely OBSESSED with willow..

this is my favorite picture drawn of her, ever.
SneakySapphire Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2010
I love this. I wish I had even 1/10th of your talent. As others have said, great capture of the moment!
FaeDesires Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Tabula Rasa always makes me and my friend sad. Willow's the best.
Diamonds-Hearts Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2010
Ab. So. Lutely. Stunning!!!
MarahBear Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009  Student
Simple and beautiful.
msmoose Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2009
i looks just like the scene and it looks just like her
kyzmonkey Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2008
Dude that rocks!
And Michelle Branck rocks 2!
spike4buffy Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2008
That is one of the most beautiful drawings i have ever seen. The way you captured the emotion in her face im in awe!
I love it! I'm a total BtVS addict, and I think you did an awesome job! ^_^
inulovedog Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2008
+ this is a great epi
inulovedog Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2008
this is apsolutly amazing! this looks like Alyson and you are a great drawer
sophitschku Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2008  Student Traditional Artist
good job! I find it very fascinating that you did her expression so well without going in detail. I think that's really difficult ^^
Riku-Lover Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2008
I'm a huge Buffy fan and this picture shows the emotion for that scene perfectly.
Freakzee Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2008
As A huge willow fan, and A huge fan of this part in the series. I must say I love your picture.
irasaku Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007  Student Writer
wow! you're an amazing artist. i thought i noticed something about her expression. in the episode she's practically bawling.
go tara x willow!
Azula15 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
omg...beautiful. amazing. so realistic!
nightmarehymn Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2007   Writer
that was awesome, it was from wrecked right or was it tabula rasa
communionnimrod Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2007  Student Photographer
Beautiful. That episode makes me cry.

I just got done making a music video dedicated to Willow and Tara - and in the subject of the addiction in your picture - plan to make a video revolving around her addiction

BUT! You did an amazing job capturing Willow in that scene. Absolutely gorgeous. I'm definitely going to favorite it.
SolariAradia Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Brilliant. :D

am off to re-watch the episode now lol
kimmi-b Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2007
I think with the white surroundings makes the picture stand out even more.
This scene made me cry.
ColorfulGreyscale Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2007
This is great! I even recognized which episode it was from and everything, just by looking at it. Beautiful work ^^
SSawyer9825 Featured By Owner May 30, 2007
this is really good.
LDFranklin Featured By Owner May 24, 2007   Photographer
Oh my gosh, this absolutely breaks my heart!!

Amazing job!
Snuffles379 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2007  Student General Artist
again this is brilliant, I cryed so much during this scene.
I'm a huge buffy fan by the way. you really brought the feeling of the scene to the picture.
Saudadina Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2007
wow ! great drawing ! i love this scene, so moving...i get why you changed her expression, though i think i lied it better when she seems to suffer so much. it's awesomly resembling !
LorneyToons Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2007   Interface Designer
This is AWESOME! Great job!
Sl1mSh4dy Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2007
That's really amazing
im-so-random Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2007
ok! This is just truely amazing! Dazzling! It's wonderful!!
Little-Miss-Kit Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2006
Thats amazing! looks just like it! go u! :star:
TwistedSyn Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2006
I drew this same frame from Tabula Rasa too. [link] Altho yours is much better in it actually looking like Willow and getting the position of her body right. I love how Goodbye to You fits so perfectly with the end of this episode.
Tru-Slayer Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2006  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nice pic, u did an excellent job!!!
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