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EDIT: This just broke the 220 :+fav: mark and is currently my most popular pic! :hug: Thank you everybody! (Uh-hem. Fixed a little something that was bothering me. Nala's teeth have a new outline color.)

Simba: Where should we go today, Nala?
Nala: It better NOT be anyplace dumb. :giggle:
Simba: Aww, come on! When have I ever taken you anyplace "dumb"?
Nala: Well... there was that one time with the termite mounds, and then there was that other time with that anteater you thought was a monster, and then there was--
Simba: Okay, okay! Pfft! You didn't need to ANSWER!

My half of a "Simba and Nala" art trade with :iconwren-felidae:. :D AND it doubles as a little tribute to my favorite Disney movie which has returned to theaters AND DVD!!! :squee:

Thanks so much for the trade, Wren! :D I hope you like it!
Here is her half:

Actually, I am REALLY proud about how this turned out. :aww: No refs for the poses, only for colors and the faces (to get them to look like Simba and Nala) and the background is completely handpainted except for the grass brush. :love:

Simba and Nala and The Lion King (c) Disney Animation Studios. Art (c) *Nala15.
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:iconsimbasguard:
SimbasGuard Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2016
What a great picture of Simba and Nala
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:iconnala15:
Nala15 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! :D
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:iconsimbasguard:
SimbasGuard Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2016
You are very welcome.
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:iconriskybear:
RiskyBear Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
I can't handle this amazing art style, keep up the good work!!
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:iconnala15:
Nala15 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! :hug: This is old art, though. ^^;
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:iconriskybear:
RiskyBear Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
You're welcome Nala ^^
Yeah I see, but still it's good :3
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:iconnala15:
Nala15 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! :blush:
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:iconriskybear:
RiskyBear Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
You're welcome Nala :D
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:iconwolvesoverall:
WolvesOverAll Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015
Someone stole this too!
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:iconnala15:
Nala15 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Dang...
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:iconwolvesoverall:
WolvesOverAll Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2015
:(
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:iconienzo628:
ienzo628 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I've noticed something between baby, cub and adult Simba. How come Simba only has his mother's black ear tips when he is a cub, but not when we briefly see him as a baby or an adult? Am I the only one that has seen that?
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:iconnala15:
Nala15 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
You're not the only one. :aww: I think it's a "cub" thing. The ear rims developed on Simba as he got older (like his spots faded away, but the ear rims appeared), but then receeded when he became an adult (or were mostly covered by his mane). :XD: My guess too is that the ear rims would look silly on baby Simba. Likewise on adult Simba. :hmm: They just look funny there.
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ienzo628 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Yeah, but his mother Sarabi had the same thing going on. And, I noticed when he was talking to Rafiki that his eyes were completely white than yellow the whole time.
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:iconnala15:
Nala15 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Yes, but she doesn't have a mane to cover them up. :aww:

Yeah... probably a coloring error.
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:iconienzo628:
ienzo628 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
That's true.
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:iconkiara249:
Kiara249 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love it! :D
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:iconnala15:
Nala15 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! :dance:
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:iconkiara249:
Kiara249 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your welcome~! :D
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:iconask------bluestar:
Ask------BlueStar Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
AWSOME!!!!
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:iconnala15:
Nala15 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! :D
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:iconramond997:
ramond997 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You have improved so much! I was reading TLK comic and now your newer pitures and I see how much better you have gotten (: nice work all the way~
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:iconnala15:
Nala15 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Wow! Thanks so much! :hug:
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:iconramond997:
ramond997 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
you're welcome C:
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:iconaussiemine:
AussieMine Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
It also broke 450 Favorites
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:iconaussiemine:
AussieMine Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
lol, Hey do you do Line arts (Paint Friendly)
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:iconnala15:
Nala15 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
That it did. :nod:
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:iconaussiemine:
AussieMine Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Do you do line arts? (I accidentally posted to myself :P)
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:iconnala15:
Nala15 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Not for free. ;)
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:iconaussiemine:
AussieMine Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
No I mean like already drawn for free. I want one of that African Dog (It's SO CUTE)
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:iconnala15:
Nala15 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Well... I'll think about it. But no promises. ;)
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:iconaussiemine:
AussieMine Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Okay..
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:iconerarosaimmortal21:
erarosaimmortal21 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012
Really cute!
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:iconnala15:
Nala15 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! :D
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:iconerarosaimmortal21:
erarosaimmortal21 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012
You're welcome!=D
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Seeburglar Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Aww, this is super cute! Simba definitely looks like he's about to suggest something mischievous... ;P And his pose is precious! :aww: Great work!
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:iconnala15:
Nala15 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks so very much! :glomp: It was a really fun one to do. :aww:
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:iconseeburglar:
Seeburglar Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Very welcome! :D
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:icontwin-fan:
TWIN-FAN Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Nala looks so pretty! :love:
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:iconnala15:
Nala15 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! :D
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:icontwin-fan:
TWIN-FAN Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Your welcome! :hug:
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:iconacazialioness94:
AcaziaLioness94 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's very beautiful ^^
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:iconnala15:
Nala15 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! :D
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:icongreenninja333:
greenninja333 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
very nice
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:iconnala15:
Nala15 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! :D
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:iconcerocraft:
CeroCraft Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
It's images likes these that inspire me to draw. But I suck at it.
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:iconnala15:
Nala15 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! :aww: I'm glad I could inspire you. :D
Even if you think you suck, KEEP PRATICING!!! I sucked once, too.
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CeroCraft Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Yea, but it looks liek a train reck. I can never get it right that's why I don't submit drawings that are animals. Even knowing lions are like so easy to draw.
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:iconnala15:
Nala15 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Just keep practicing. Use reference and get critics to help you improve. You'll get there if you stick with it. :pat:
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CeroCraft Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
I thought about using that picture for a ref.
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