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The Crane Wife by OrangePopFox The Crane Wife by OrangePopFox
Inspired by The Decemberist's song of the same name. Drew all this in photoshop.
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The Crane Wife by ~OrangePopFox. The Suggester said: "I'm in love with the composition, colors and atmosphere - I can just about hear the snow crunching underfoot". ( Suggested by KathrynBriggs and Featured by Atramina )
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Spikey-T Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazingly inspiring song and you've caught it beautifully :)

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Kuume Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Featured: [link] :D :heart:
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NjiHu Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2012
This is beautiful! I really like the composition and the mood your picture captures :aww:
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EliPoppy Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012  Student
Wonderfull!
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khaj Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012
really beautiful
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KathrynBriggs Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Featured! :heart: [link]
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OrangePopFox Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2011
Why thank you, I share your fascintion with SealFoxCrane women.
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Nafah Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Oh wow! I love every inch of this to death!
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OrangePopFox Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2011
Thanks! Your art rocks.
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Gryffgirl Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2011
One of my favorite folktales. I love the detail of the crane morphing into a woman and the lovely winter background. Pure beauty! :heart:
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lightningale Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
:heart: wonderful!
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2011
Beautiful work. Congratulations to the DD. :iconflowerheartplz:
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thandav Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2011  Professional General Artist
wow very cool work.... color & concept ,composition
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Augos Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2011  Student General Artist
"oops!"
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OrangePopFox Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2011
He wasn't the one who shot her, he's just out gathering wood and finds her.
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Pabeme Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful piece :0
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A-Glass-Brightly Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Professional Photographer
Such a good song. And album!
A beautifully stylized deviation; well done!
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VirtualManectric Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Awesome, since I immediately thought of The Decemberist's song once I saw this piece!
Wonderfully done; I just love the entire piece~ The mood/atmosphere is set up most wondrously, and the colours are beautiful. A fantastic drawing! :clap:
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Citeron Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011
Amazing! Love the shape
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tenko72 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011
Great scene and I like the details, like the breath, blood, feathers, and snow.
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TROLLOLOLOLLLOLOLOLO Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011
I COULD DRAW BETTER WITH A BRUSH IN MY VAGINA
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moon-s-child Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Student General Artist
Wow i love it,her wings are beautiful,could amost feel how cold it is in that forest x3
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llallapoo Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011
nice illustration.. :)
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vessel44 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011
Very clean, sharp almost dineyesque rendition of the great song. Good job.
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ecroumancer Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011
You know, I just have to say, I really enjoy art work like this. It's really smooth, yet kind of edgy, and it reminds me of paint.

It also helps that I love The Decemberists!
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OrangePopFox Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011
Thank you!
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PopGoestheRocket Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Student General Artist
The Decemberists are where it's at, you've embodied this song really well. Love itttttt.
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RetkiKosmos Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Student Digital Artist
this is incredible! :wow:
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AtalantaRan Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011   Writer
This is beautiful! It looks just like a fairytale- very dreamy atmosphere
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sung-min Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
O: amazing there is a hidden back story which i dont know >:3
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OrangePopFox Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011
[link] The story is an old folktale, and also a song.
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sung-min Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
O: ohhh i think i see now :D thanks
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littleartattacker Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Solid song choice and accompanying pic
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AskarovRoman Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011
Wow, its amazing :eyepopping:
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afiiz Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
nice
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AngelOfBeauty88 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I remember reading this story as a kid.
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LexCorp213 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
awesome!!
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WateryGrave Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Student General Artist
This is really really beautiful. I love the colours and everything. <3 o wo
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Sodano Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011
that is really beautiful
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Chyna-Angel-Girl Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is amazing! The wings are just so gorgeous!
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Charmed-Ravenclaw Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderfully composed! I love the bird woman's wings!
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virksha Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Student Digital Artist
nice ! very nice !
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LindaJV Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Aw man, you draw a Crane Wife picture too, and it's a lot better than mine. ;n; Ahhh so very pretty...I wish I could have done the song more justice ^_^;
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shinozgirl Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
it's so beautiful!!! :heart:
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madam-mystery Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wonderful picture! I love the Decemberists and this is almost exactly how I imagined the story in the song. :) Well deserved DD! Congrats!
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OrangePopFox Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011
OH, so that's why I got a bunch of comments!

Thanks! Glad you approve :)
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JuneBerry Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Professional General Artist
I love that song. And now I love this illustration. :D
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NakaAyu Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011   General Artist
well deserved DD, I adore this work, it's excellent.
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Nenshki Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011
beautiful!! the Decemberists are one of my fave bands!! :blowkiss:
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SierraProxy Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I'd love to read the song's lyrics, sounds amazing :) Beautiful picture btw!!
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