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Mary Shelley
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Mary Shelley began writing her novel Frankenstein when she was only 18 years old. It started one night in Switzerland during a party with her friends, where they challenged each other to write a ghost story. Out of that simple challenge she created one of the most beloved monsters in history.
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Defectiventropy's avatar
Defectiventropy|Hobbyist General Artist
I remember reading about this only last year, I had no idea this story was simply for a contest between friends, great picture too! She looks sneaky to me... Like she knows how successful what she writes, would turn out!
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k58mXP4's avatar
Beautiful
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GDupons's avatar
Another great picture!

Was she really left handed or did you fliped the image?
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Cosmic--Chaos|Hobbyist General Artist
Excellent work on this tribute to a remarkable author. :clap:
And nice touch drawing the monster's silhouette outside =P
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juha91's avatar
A woman worth of a lotta repsect. It can be argued that she's one of the most influential writers in all modern history, as the spiritual successors of her Monster are so numerous.
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uglygosling's avatar
I suspect the Munsters were inspired by her! Was she really left handed? I'm a righty, but I'm just curious.
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juha91's avatar
It can also be argued that the many robots, cyborgs, mutants and other monstrous beings that aim to seek out and confront their creators and/or look for their humanity and a place in "normal" society are spiritual successors of Shelley's monster. Dunno about her handedness, though.
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Kupfersand|Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome :)
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rutterkin1's avatar
And she initiated the sci-fi/horror genre. Great piece.
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AnotherStranger-Me's avatar
Great picture! And I really like the idea)
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DriPoint's avatar
DriPoint| Digital Artist
Love this
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reynagroff|Student General Artist
Gorgeous color scheme!!
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delightedmuse's avatar
Beautiful job! I like the way this is slanted to give it an extra eerie feeling :)
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FridaFries's avatar
Kinda reminded me of heromine from harry potter?
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FridaFries's avatar
Beautiful ♡
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heavenlycosmos's avatar
Wow. I didn't know that. Amazing
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D-Venom|Hobbyist Writer
Love it
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MeikDraw's avatar
The lighting is nice :)
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Khloya's avatar
Khloya|Hobbyist General Artist
This is just awesome :D
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MensjeDeZeemeermin's avatar
Simply gorgeous details and lining, wonderful muted light, great sense of story.
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ArtOfDew's avatar
ArtOfDew| Digital Artist
I love the lighting :) Keep up the good work.
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JustALilStory|Hobbyist General Artist
Cheers to a well done clean piece! :D
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