Rest in peace, Odile

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loish's avatar
This week has brought some tragic and shocking news. Odile van der Stap, otherwise known as Jumei, is sadly no longer with us. She passed away last Saturday. I will not share the details of how or why. I believe this is the task of her close loved ones and family, who are still in a process of grieving their loss.

I know that a lot of people appreciated her beautiful art, and that she has a lot of followers here on DeviantArt - people who loved her work but also who talked with her and even made friends with her here. This was how I met her. I was an admirer of her work, and we started talking to each other through notes, and eventually started hanging out and building a friendship. She was very caring, kind and sweet, but also opinionated and unafraid to speak her mind, which I loved about her. She was a tiny girl with a strong and outspoken personality. 

Now that she's gone, we've lost an amazing mind and a talented creator. I hope her amazing work will never be forgotten, and that she will continue to be appreciated for her beautiful vision. Let's never forget her poetic artwork - things she gave us to enjoy, even now that she is gone. 

Lace by Jumei First Snow by Jumei Tree of Life by Jumei Indian Red Riding Hood by Jumei Glaucous by Jumei Lily by Jumei 

Odile, may you rest in peace Heart 
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BrianEsparza's avatar
Ojalá hubiera descubierto a esta artista antes, se ve que tenía mucho que ofrecer, pero bueno, que Dios le guarde un lugar de descanso en los cielos. Descansa en paz Odile.

I wish I had discovered this artist before, it looks like she had a lot to offer, but well, may God keep her a place of rest in Heaven. Rest in peace Odile.