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"During the war against the 5,000 Orc Army, she killed 5,001 Orcs... She forgot her first lieutnant was actually an Orc too..."

Just a little gift for :iconarist0te: to thank him for his two beautiful artworks featuring Odessa and Ereshkidal :)

He asked me "something that could make me improve" :D And I guess here it is... It took me forever to finish her but I'm so happy with the result! All the effects! And details! I really HAVE TO take the time to finish my drawings and not to botch them... I'm sure I could much more improve with time, I need it! The pose is inspired by a model in a French magazine and the background is inspired by a LOTR concept art done by Jeremy Benett :)

Her design was nothing I thought a lot about... I mean I just wanted a strong woman, an axe, blood and horns... And after this I began to draw all the other elements :) I was also inspired by Celtic and Norse warriors and when the drawing began to "live" I saw a gorgeous yet terryfing woman, dressed with fur and silk skirt... She had to be beautiful but not seducing.

Manilith is the Goddess of Destruction in Fenno-Sarmatia, but she embodies the Destruction linked to purification and revival. She has a positive aspect even if she is usually depicted as violent, dangerous and impredictable.
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:iconfrancordoba:
francordoba Apr 11, 2014  Professional
Good details...and composition...I congratulate
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:icondameodessa:
DameOdessa Apr 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much :)
:iconthxfavplz::)
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DameOdessa Jan 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:glomp:
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Arieskin Oct 2, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
This is amazing! I love her tattoos and her weapon :) She looks fierce and dangerous.
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DameOdessa Oct 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks a lot :glomp:
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:icontsukiiyo:
Tsukiiyo Aug 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Haan, je ne l'avais pas vu !!
Mais regarde-moi ces détails de fifous ! :O
L'ambiance qui en ressort en vraiment saisissante, la colo est simplement sublime et son visage. Bon dieu, qu'est-ce qu'il est bien fait. O_O Tant de réalisme et de fantasy réuni en une création, c'est incroyable. ♥
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DameOdessa Aug 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Aww, je suis ravie qu'elle te plaise! C'est vraiment un des dessins où je me suis le plus appliquée alors je suis vraiment soulagée!
Le visage a été une horreur à dessiner, j'arrivais jamais exactement au résultat que je voulais mais avec la colo tout s'est arrangé :D
merci, merci, merci!
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:icontsukiiyo:
Tsukiiyo Aug 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
De rien ♥
:D
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LadyAzurFromAlkemya Jun 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ouuh, très tribal, j'adore ça :D J'aime le maquillage, faudra que je pense à m'en inspirer pour mes prestas ♥

J'aimerai bien avoir une sorte de casque pour porter des cornes comme ça!
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