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"The line between my nature and the life I have chosen is thin, and bordered in lace. Very few of the people I have known have truly been able to understand that."
- Seanan McGuire, "Black as Blood"
Istas. Waheela. Daughter of the North Wind and waitress at The Freakshow, in Manhattan. (From Seanan McGuire's "InCryptid" series.)
Commission for , for her partner's birthday next week. 8x10 inches, ink and colored pencil on paper. And on a personal note, this was a fantastic challenge and I'm so very happy to have been introduced to this character
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Thanks very much! Honestly, I didn't know either. Its been a long time since I drew gore, and the first time that I've drawn this much of it. I did a LOT of research, and just kept pushing even when I was squicked out, and it came together somehow.
^_^ I don't know what neck of the woods you live in, but Borderlands Books in San Francisco does mail-order and you could probably get signed copies that way (I've done that in the past as gifts - got my brother hooked on the series).