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Nimue Lady of the Lake

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The Lady of the Lake, an enchantress also known as Viviane or Nimuë, appears in many of the tales of King Arthur. According to legend, she lived in a castle beneath a lake surrounding the mystical island of Avalon. She raised Lancelot and gave Arthur the magical sword Excalibur, which he treasured.

Updated for :iconstewed-tomatoes: Reflections Challenge 

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From my Arthurian series

See also

Merlin Enchanter and Wise Man
King Arthur
The Round Table - Equal Status 
Mordred - Notorious Traitor

Stock thanks here :heart:





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Remaining resources are my own or painted

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Lancelot1170Professional Traditional Artist

Still grateful for the 'res'

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Beautiful symmetrical composition. I like the sort of eerie yet mysterious choice of dark colors. Beautiful work. :heart:
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Thank you :huggle: 
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Love this and can see a story behind it!
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Thank you :heart: 
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RowyeProfessional Digital Artist
Great theme, great work. The stock was just perfect for it. :D
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Thanks so much! :heart: 
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RowyeProfessional Digital Artist
Most welcome! :D
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Very beautiful Kim ! I love your Nimue ! :love: 
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Thank you :tighthug: 
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the water looks so great :)
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Thank you :heart:
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SaFramHobbyist Digital Artist
Wow!Excellent artwork!Clap Clap 
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Thank you :heart: 
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crissouzaHobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing! I really love the Arthurian legends
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Thanks so much - I am planning on doing a bunch more along this theme. Emote king - :emoteking: 
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WOW! This is an EXCELLENT work of art. 
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Thanks ever s-o-o much :love: 
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Thanks :heart: 
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Gold Star Sticker Icon You are one of the nominees of the AMAZING MANIPULATION AWARD - #9, congratulations :clap: Gold Star Sticker Icon 
 and good luck :happybounce:
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Thanks ever so much ... :wow: 
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Absolutely amazing.

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