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August 7, 2009
Takeo and Kaede by =ssst
Featured by aunjuli
Suggested by Basmah999
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Takeo and Kaede



I was re-reading the Otori series

(Heavens net is wide, Across the nightingale Floor, Grass for his pillow, The Brilliance of the Moon, The Harsh cry of the Heron by Author Lian Hearn)

, and thought i would draw Takeo & Kaede (main characters), the way i see them in my head when i read their story :)

“Others too, in far-flung villages, Will no doubt be gazing at this moon. That never asks which watcher claims the night.. Loud on the unseen mountain wind, A stag’s cry quivers in the heart, And somewhere a twig lets one leaf fall”

by Zeami
(It is the foreword in lian hearn’s Brilliance of the moon)


All done in illustrator.
Lineart : [link]
Detail : [link]

Stock :
I used stock photo's from ~kuroitsuki-stock as ref. for the characters. [link] , [link]
& I used a stock photo from =Fairiegoodmother , [link] as ref. for the background. Info about the stock photo : Balcony Stock from with permission to be used.
Photo Taken by rosa Ballada Photo Id 1021154

(Thank You!)


Please don't steal ! There's hidden signature's..
Enjoy ! :aww:

Thank you ~Basmah999 and ^ArtisticAunJuli ! =D
Image size
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jakepatt's avatar
I love this series! Currently on the Harsh Cry Of The Moon! c;