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Silk Lure

By Ironshod
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I planned this artwork to initilly looks like a nice fairy. Then on closer inspection you see a more sinister side, as the fairy entraps her prey with a silk lure, accompanied by her spider pet. A femme fatale, she is beautiful but deadly.

I hope you like it :)

My thanks to ~Rebecca-Parker-Stock whose photograph I used as reference for the figure.
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pookiesaurus4's avatar
So she's a spider fairy?
DragonWitch1469's avatar
Just like Poison Ivy. 
Gelefant's avatar
Beautiful and deadly indeed.
Centurion030's avatar
Don't bring home to mother....
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I'd love to see one with a fairy trapped in a spider's web. 

I thought that's what this was at first.
mannequindisplay's avatar
Got this art on my wall ..  
xXShinigamiNoroiXx's avatar
In my living room at home I have that picture in there it's awesome. :D :) Nice work on that and all of your art so I'm going to add you to me watch list. 
Celuthien's avatar
This is literally my favourite fairy picture ever. Great, great work.
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Tamaraknight's avatar
my mom just bought this for herself for christmas. I have Prayer for the fallen for myself, and also bought another one of Prayer for the fallen for my aunt. YOU ARE AWESOME!
Marjie79's avatar
wonderful !!! :love: :clap:
prussiancrimsonheart's avatar
Wow... That's so pretty!
stormelemental13's avatar
Very nice work. Actually bought some tiles of your artwork in Leon, spain.
deviantdianne's avatar
Love the spiderweb!
Beautiful fairy! Lovely tones!
Asagi-K-Kurosaki's avatar
Amazing!!! :love: I love her wings and the tattoo on her leg is just a lovely detail :love: I love the sinister side to this also, it's really neat to see faeries portrayed like this instead of only being sweet and innocent :heart:
karks1992's avatar
i am not a fan of spiders at all but this pic is very cool :D
Lady-Bold's avatar
It is beautiful especially to detail
DracoFreak899's avatar
I have this exact one hanging in my room ;) love it! since it has the "Anne Stokes collection" with the little dragon symbol thing on the bottom right corner, I found you on DA :p
SwedenIsNotScary's avatar
I Googled 'dark fairies' because when I redecorate my room it will have dark fairies be the theme. This came up, I really love this, so I drew it. I. FAILED. SO BADLY. Half of it cuz I used colored pencils.... but I can't draw realistic faces, and I can't draw legs, feet, arms, and hands at all.... And then when I created a dA account and say this I was like "MUST SEE WHO DREW THIS!!!!" Sorry that I copied, I didn't know what I was doing at the time, I ate a lot of sugar at it was in last September or October...

I love this, this is beautiful! And a lot of other artwork you do! :D
MiniAliceSuperstar's avatar
I love how you did everything, specially the wings! So epic!:love:

Avengium's avatar
Wow! inicially looks like she is the prey, but one second after i see that she is the web owner. Good Job!! a tricky fairy!
Rinoa-Akime's avatar
Hehe she's beautiful...
Unless if I hate spiders xD But she's really cute
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