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Henrik, Giđđa and Kristoff

So a while ago I couldn’t get the image of Kristoff’s birth parents out of my head. So here the are. What I imagined them to be like anyway. I think it’s safe to say I was heavily influenced by Saami traditional clothing. In the 1800′s there were not as colourful and not all were so detailed, so I took reference from more recent traditional outfits. I also took creative license for a few things so that it would fit more in the Frozen movie!verse ;) 

I imagined they died of unknown causes so he was separated from them at a very young age, probably around 5 and that he would still sort of vaguely remember them.
Kristoff basically inherited his build and his face from his old man, only Henrik is bigger.  And from his mother, aside from her blond hair, more subtle things like how she smiles and her higher brow ridge and softer cheekbones.
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kwilli0930Hobbyist Artist
I love your character designs. I'm trying to do stuff like that myself, do you have any tips you could pass along?
moonlitinuyasha1985's avatar
I like this concept of Kristoff's parents. :)
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EverfterFanHobbyist General Artist
oh poor baby. What a cute family tho.
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ninsennansenHobbyist General Artist
this is totally believable :) I'm very impressed:D
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equigoyleHobbyist Traditional Artist
This looks awesome! You captured what they could have looked like very well.
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awwww! I love it! 
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RebellingLemmingHobbyist Traditional Artist
Great art!
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KiwiakaStudent Digital Artist
This is gorgeous! O_O
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Eeeeeeeeeeep!I can't stop staring at this!!!!I love their design.Henrik looks handsome and Gidda is so beautiful! :3
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TheLadySashaHobbyist General Artist
You're one of my favorite Frozen fan-artists and I came on your dA to show a friend your stuff and saw this for the first time.  I think it's SO COOL you thought of his parents and they're perfect.  
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wolflover13161Hobbyist General Artist
I absolutely LOVE the clothes!
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I wasn't expecting the feels I got from this.
:iconwhatdidijustplz: 
Jmvars's avatar
Fun fact: I have a 1850's Saami kofte. It looks basically like what Kristoff would wear.
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ARTabstractionStudent Digital Artist
Awwwwwww!! So cute! I always wanted more about Kristoff's dad!
AvPRyu's avatar
Beautiful.Should be in the movie.
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you my friend, are a GENIUS!!!! keep up with the good work... love all your drawins ADJ - Himawari Puppy Dog Eyes 
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LovelyLittleLemonHobbyist Artisan Crafter
do you sell prints anywhere?
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This is exquisitely elegant!!! Both characters are amazing, well-detailed, gorgeous/handsome and I can totally see them as Kristoff's parents. Though I'm not sure why but Gidda reminds me of Sacagawea (which I think makes her look more beautiful :D ) You've done and excellently outstanding art of magnificence!! Disney should hire you as an animator!!!! 
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Lareponseest42Hobbyist General Artist
I love them *^*
(FAVED IT BTW ^o^)
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Alpha-SquidHobbyist General Artist
FAVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Soulcracker-563's avatar
This is lovely! Your art is amazing!
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ArtySpartyGirlHobbyist General Artist
Wonderful designs!
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JelsasBeaniesHobbyist General Artist
Oooh my God. They're gorgeous! Amazing attention to detail
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RadioOppyStudent Filmographer
Kristoff's mom is beautiful.
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