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Princess Mononoke
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Published: October 21, 2016
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I love Studio Ghibli films. By far, most of their films are probably my all time favourites. With that being said, Princess Mononoke will always be one of those, easily. 
I remember watching it as a kid growing up, and to this day, I still am mesmerised by how beautiful the film is, how enchanting the art, the style and use of colour is. It's magical.

It's hard to say which is my all time favourite Studio Ghibli film, but Mononoke is high up there for many reasons. Besides from the art/film itself, it was the characters and what they stood for. Mononoke (San), is the epitome of that.
She is the female protagonist who stands for resilience, independence, and the courage to fight for justice. She's strong, and that was what I find so beautiful about the film.
It's not some cheesy 'heroine needs to be saved' kind of film. She stands and fights for herself, while the 'hero', fights alongside her. I love that about the film, about San.

My question to you guys is then, what's your favourite Studio Ghibli film, and why?

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ChiwwyDawg's avatar
ChiwwyDawg|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing movie, amazing fan art.
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NeutralRebellion|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love all of the Studio Ghibli's movies but from all of them, I'm still attached to Spirited Away and I don't know why xD
Yes, I agree with you, San is amazing and cool *^*
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PillowBull|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
What paper do you use
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ashleychanelpowell|Student General Artist
My favorite is Howl's Moving Castle. It is beautiful and I love Calcifer :D <3 Plus, it has my favorite music besides the song from Kiki that plays when she is flying on her own looking for her city!
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GirlGamer12|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I don't know how I missed this beauty, it's amazing! I really like how the wolf is merging into the background, gives the piece a nice fantasy feel. :) Well done!
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This is gorgeous..
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LostinSorrows|Hobbyist General Artist
dude y u no perspective

jk ily
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thePanos|Hobbyist General Artist
Much love for your work!
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syntaxError36's avatar
Your Work is amazing.. Wow.... Follow your dreams!! and thanks for sharing!
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DaniMiruku|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great Work! So beautiful! It is difficult to choose just one Ghibli movie...  But I think my favorites are Mononoke Hime, Naushicaa, Laputa, Tales from EarthSea and  Howls moving castle xD
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00comm|Hobbyist General Artist
Seems like your last few pieces have been super minimalist. I always loved your stylized work and for WC you really had good detail. Its cool to see you expanding I hope you don't lose that awesome style though :)
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Really beautiful tribute!!
Studio Ghibli movies all have something special ^^

yes, she is a wonderful female protagonist! (^^)b

We can say that for me and my sister really like Spirited Away, however they all have a special place in the heart :heart:
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Chaosfive-55|Hobbyist General Artist
Superb tribute to an amazing movie...
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ambermadridy|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I LOVE YOUR WORK SO EFFIN HARD MAN!!!!!!! Puppet Bonnie's Existential Life Crisis (Chat Icon I love you senpai Puppet Bonnie's Existential Life Crisis (Chat Icon :happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: 
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ebee-the-artist|Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, this picture is amazing. 
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MotherAvstract|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is the best one I've seen yet! Love this piece.Love 
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AnEmoLeprechaun|Hobbyist General Artist
I don't know the film, but this is kinda fantastic.
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Crystal--Art|Student Traditional Artist
Love it :D I must see this movie one day!
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FlamewolfTheWhite|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Loving it! :love:
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DasFarbspiel|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Still one of my favorite movies of al time!
Love her expression and your color stile very much <3
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yadiyada27's avatar
Magnificent Hieu :clap:.
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silicon-jayce|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yes I grew up watching this too T__T much nostalgia, beautiful painting btw =]
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So beautiful!
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SteveMillersArt|Professional Digital Artist
so nice. great anime
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