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Scholars' Tower

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Another piece for Imagined Realms! This is actually an older sketch that I went back and colored. It was fun to revisit this one. :) 

There is a 1.5 hr process video available for this piece on my Imagined Realms kickstarter page, so if you'd like to see how this was created, please check it out.

(this breaks my record of "most cats included in a picture," with 15 cats. because reasons.) 
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I wish I had a bedroom like this!

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Stardust-FantasticalStudent Traditional Artist
Cats,space, and book! A celestial combo
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ClockworkMultiverseHobbyist Writer
This is, by the way, exactly what I imagine Prince Gabriel von Roggen und Bernstein's "ivory tower" to look like. He is my main OC and a reclusive and scholarly young gentleman (albeit an eccentric one).
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trickypinkProfessional Artisan Crafter
This is literally what my heaven looks like. Beautiful work!
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azimutthHobbyist Digital Artist
I love the warm tones and the incredible details! Fantastic work :love:
LuciaAngelina's avatar
Beautiful. I swear everything I see in my minds eye, you seem to create. You're either psychic or just have great talent :) I do believe it's the latter.
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ClockworkMultiverseHobbyist Writer
Books, cats, and gadgets. This place is paradise!
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Love this!
Alsalamek's avatar
Purrrrfect work
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Beautiful! I want a tower like that! I used to be a librarian...
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Very colourful and vivid imagination. Reminds me on the old video game Arcanum that was themed around magic and technology coexisting together in the same realm.
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Mr-XertyProfessional Digital Artist
wonderfull piece! :)
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Rebekah-NappaProfessional Filmographer
I absolutely LOVE this piece. I'm always fascinated by artwork that no matter how many times you look at it you can always find something NEW about it. It helps that I love libraries! Very beautiful.
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Rebekah-NappaProfessional Filmographer
Ah! I just figured it out. Another reason why I probably love this so much is because it reminds me of a scene in the movie Rise of the Guardians where North shows us his home at the North Pole! The color scheme is somewhat similar and I think they both encourage the idea of magic!

Heh, I know it's weird to come back and post again but I just had this revelation and thought I'd share it. Have a good day! XD
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that is a lot of cats!
and a lot of books!
and some impressive looking globes!
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Wonderful piece of art, so many fascinating details.
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Shocked I just saw the sketched version and thought it was amazing, and this colored version is even more so! :D
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Hey, this is pretty awesome! I feel like there could be a cool story behind it. do you have any backstory or should I just create something in my mind? lol
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animaniac21285Student General Artist
Reminds me of Dumbledore's office in the Harry Potter films. :D
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koterreHobbyist Photographer
Cats never need reasons. :) Very nice. To quote Liz Lemon - "I want to go to there."
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This would be my sanctuary. A place filled with all kinds of elegant beauty.
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athenapallas87Hobbyist Digital Artist
You do really wonderful work! I absolutely adore this one!
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Oooh ... This place - room of my Dream! Books, cats and elements of astronomy!.. Would it be real!.. 8)
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