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Edgar Allan Poe
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Published: January 18, 2018

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(Music: 
Omnia – The Raven)
Happy Birthday, 
Edgar Allan Poe Death the great Master of Dark literature and my huge inspiration small heart - black (January 19, 1809)

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With poems like The Raven you have to wonder what demons Edgar was facing or better yet hiding within himself all these years. Perhaps like The Raven. Edgar went a little mad himself.
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ladypoeartHobbyist Traditional Artist
My fave! lovely work as always
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Uruk1Professional
I'm trying to pick a favorit in your gallery, it's damn hard eheh, your work is great
IamNoOneSpecial1's avatar
Awesome! 'Love Poe! 'Love the Raven!

Maybe you should have added a wine glass though... I heard Poe wrote when he had too much wine.
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ArtsyGirl7Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That would explain some of his poems 😂😂😂
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Word of warning... apparently he wasn't a happy drunk! More the opposite I heard! Apparently he was the kind of person who become easily angered and aggressive... 

I read somewhere that's partially how "Hop-frog" came to be.
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ArtsyGirl7Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh no, glad I wasn’t around then and knew him, wouldn’t wanna get punched by a drunk poet 😂😂😂😂
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Uh... never heard of such an incident... considering how famous Poe is, I'd think something like that would be common knowledge. 

What I do know is that his drunken violence and anger and, well, dark thoughts... well, he put them on paper. 
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ArtsyGirl7Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ahhhh
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MochaRosesHobbyist General Artist
Hewwo Edgar, looking dark, as usual.

Does anyone know that one movie where someone made his poems into like little episodes or whatever? I want to watch it again but i can't remember the name.
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KehXKeovaHobbyist Artist
This is lovely!! :heart:
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He seems to be pondered, weak and weary... :p

Your style suits him so well !
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Mr-KuroonStudent Digital Artist
We've just finished studying about him and his life. I must say, it's a masterpiece.
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TheBlueFaeryProfessional Digital Artist
I remember being introduced to Edgar Allen Poe at 10 years old. His stories and poetry always gave me chills as well as a nightmare or two, but I could never put them down. You have a beautiful gallery and a distinctive art style :)
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TheShadowPoetessHobbyist General Artist
He is the greatest poet/story write of all time! I love his works!
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Mad-Hatter-HeatherHobbyist General Artist
I would LOVE to have this drawing of yours hanging on my wall in my room it is AMAZING! ^_^
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I really like the style of all your artwork. So much to look at. I love poe's creepy vibe. His death is really strange. Poe was found delirious on the streets of Baltimore, "in great distress, and... in need of immediate assistance". Some sources say that Poe's final words were "Lord help my poor soul". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar_Al…

I have a collection of his and HP lovecraft's short stories. I'm re-reading Call of cthulhu right now! I'm really enjoying going through your gallery. ^_^
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Gaston3-italiaHobbyist General Artist
Beautiful. 👍🏻☺️
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Awesome job, with the mood and the pose I recognized the man amongst all your gallery's thumbnails.
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BerkTheFirstHobbyist General Artist
yuuuuuusss! XD
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TovaArtProfessional Digital Artist
Edgar Allan Poe is one of my favorite writers! I love this piece! It has an awesome style and mood that is perfect for depicting this genius of horror! Great work! Heart 

P.S.
Choosing black and red color scheme for this painting was an ideal choice! :wink:
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KeplerNovaHobbyist Photographer
Nice touch with the bust of Pallas Athena :D
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