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Akasha
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Published: October 4, 2010
© 2010 - 2019 FrozenStarRo
Honest to God, I haven't been quite this proud of one of my works in a very VERY long time.
Worked on this 6h straight, changing things again and again because I wanted it to be just perfect!

For *Elvenspot's "Anne Rice Contest". For details, read her journal [link]

"Akasha is the very first vampire created.

As told in the novel, Akasha was originally from Uruk, or modern-day Iraq. She rose to become a Queen in Kemet, the land that would eventually become Egypt; she and her husband King Enkil wanted their people to turn away from their cannibalistic ways and encourage the eating of grains. Rice describes Akasha as a lovely young woman who was "almost too pretty to be truly beautiful, for her prettiness overcame any sense of majesty or deep mystery." Underneath her physical beauty, Akasha is a fundamentally dark, empty, nihilistic person with no sense of morality, ethics, or human compassion; her actions are almost always based on her insatiable need to fill her own inner emptiness."
- source Wikipedia

:bulletpurple: Stock: :bulletpurple:
Model Stock: ~asvison - no longer available
Bra and headpiece - rendered in Poser and heavily edited in Photoshop
the rest my own resources + painted

For curious eyes, I put together the source files if you'd care to look [link]
Image size
509x800px 270.94 KB
IMAGE DETAILS
Software
Adobe Photoshop CS3 Windows
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Mr-Ripley's avatar
Mr-Ripley|Professional Digital Artist
Beautifully done =D
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FrozenStarRo|Professional Digital Artist
thank you :)
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NearLiberty|Professional Writer
Vampires do not exists...and Akasha is from a film.....also Akasha is a name copying the Akashiks Files from buddism......
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mkfoster17|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Although I agree that this is a wonderful representation of Akasha, there is one thing that bugs me that is constantly brought up in the books. Anne Rice's vampires do not allow blood to drip from their lips. Otherwise, beautiful picture.
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AncA-P|Professional Artist
This is absolutely amazing. I love that movie.. it's my favourite.. and the picture..it's very well done :D
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boytalkarts|Professional Digital Artist
This is awesome work! Very Outstanding
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dastox's avatar
Very nice work! :)
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asomART's avatar
asomART|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great work! :)
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Sweetlylou|Professional Digital Artist
Awesome artwork ! :clap::love:
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carrie-lou|Hobbyist General Artist
awesome! :D
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Awesome!!! I added it to my faves :heart:
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MLauviah|Professional General Artist
BEAUTIFUL!
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Illirik|Hobbyist General Artist
What an amazing photomanipulation! At first I thought you'd made the whole thing digitally but I think doing it the way you've done makes it so much more special! Incredible job :)
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nexxnecronarcis|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing work!
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Beautiful & haughty The detail in the jewellery is just one of many delights Howdy Ma'am 
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featured! : andaelentari.deviantart.com/jo… :hug:
Fave or comment for more exposure! :dummy:
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Lilly-Anne-Artworks|Professional Digital Artist
looks amazing!!
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cflonflon|Hobbyist Digital Artist
<font><font>Superbe!!</font></font>
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Art4Artists|Professional Digital Artist
Stunning work! :D
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longrider1952|Hobbyist Photographer
Truely a mavelous piece of art!!! Stunningly beautiful!
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scifilicious|Professional Artist
WOW!! its like a Luis Royo painting, awesome job, indeed u CAN be proud :headbang:
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Wow!!! It's really wonderful, love it :love::hug:
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este foarte frumoasa , superba.
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