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jaga

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Painting I've just finished. It is a cover for a second book of Bogatyr trilogy (by J.Cervenak). Cover for the first book can be found here: [link]

The Picture depicts Baba Jaga, character from Russian Legends (she was even in one Hellboy story). In the legends she is old and ugly. In this book she looks a little different :).

C&c very welcome
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EinarMichaelson's avatar
I. AM. SPEECHLESS. AGAIN.
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very cool! i love your work <3
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moja najoblubenejsia z obalok k Bohatýrovi :)
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NikitaTarsovHobbyist Artist
Yes - i think a interpretation without her flying around in a mortar with pestle or walking with her chickenfeet-house is absolutly acceptable=P
Great pic, and in considering of her illusion-magic this is also tradition-correct;)
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michalivanProfessional Digital Artist
Thank you!
The novel this for is dark and gritty action fantasy. So like this she is better suited for the world
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NikitaTarsovHobbyist Artist
Check=D
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your characters are so special and unique !
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DancinFox Digital Artist
amazing work=))
she is much more beautiful than she is in legends XD
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human-grovebackProfessional Artist
I take it this was her BEFORE the fairytales she's in take place, since she's not old & grody.
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ZingamHobbyist Traditional Artist
Isn't the Grandma Yaga (Baba Jaga) supposed to be an old woman: [link]
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FallFoxProfessional General Artist
Wow! Our beloved russian magical granny from fairytales! XD seeexy!!! And of caurse thousands of "wow!" for the technique and style, although the idea is fantastic! But well... she looks more like an indian shaman than like Jaga...XD Great job)
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wow :) thanx for sharing ur art with us :)
fiboy's avatar
its the best piece i guess.
it has the greatest emotion,love it
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BreathBoyHobbyist Artist
Nice work!

Oh, yeah, she looks VERY different: )
nogen's avatar
Awesome colors..great job..
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great job
amazing

thank's
herwin
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neurotypeHobbyist General Artist
Very primal...I love the contrasting colors.
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She's not the pretty standart type of woman, what increases her beauty. The surrounding and the whole expression is breathtaking. The only thing I could possibly criticize is that it's no drawing.

I L O V E I T
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EPurpl3Student
cute
xR3vengex's avatar
Nicely done. This piece reminds me Aleksi Briclot.
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ethanpatrickharrisProfessional General Artist
Those three points of light just keep my eye movin' and movin' and movin'. I dig this one.
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RomanticFaeHobbyist Digital Artist
the feel of power and movement is incredible
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The raw physical power--I love it!
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I love the background. The dragon scales are so detailed. I gotta learn to paint like that.
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