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Lady Death- final version by InKibus Lady Death- final version by InKibus
The raw scan can be seen here.
[link]
And actually, there is another version to it, less touched up and tweaked than this. But I figured I get this up and away.
Part of :iconkasia88:'s Alternative Grim Reaper contest.

I made it a somewhat demure hooded woman, with a sickly-light latern.The yellow light and hood are in the theme that the color yellow often associated with death and dying.
The candle in a window is sort of symbolizing someone's light, but the light of death is stronger.
And you do not want it outside your window.
Hope she does not pause under your window.
I wanted somewhat softer colors instead of harsh shadows and darkness. I hope it doesn't look too EasterTime-multicolored.
Model is me, original photo here- [link]
A bit of credit on the stone was goes to a postcard of the town of St. Ursanne, sent by :icongraemeskinner: and his wife. ;)

And I will eventually upload a huge version of it, but I cannot upload anything very large this point. I have sat here for a half hour and DA keeps timing out. Ai ai ai.
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NatalieAnne24 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your work is getting better and better each time I see a new drawing.... the lighting in this one is excellent. I love the detail in the background :nod:
Very eerie and intense :D
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InKibus Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2007  Professional General Artist
Thank you so very very much! :hug: I mean, I am so happy how my work is improving, and pieces become easier each time.
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creeps2002 Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2007
This is awesome ;p I don't know why I never noticed it before :S How did you go in the contest?
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InKibus Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2007  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
Contest is still sorta going, it's just a randomn one a friend is doing. I still think mine is best, but I am biased...
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creeps2002 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2007
Ha ha ;p Should I go check them out? ;p
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InKibus Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2007  Professional General Artist
Sure! Here in this journal entry, [link] and you will see all the Deviants with the links to their works. ;)
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creeps2002 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2007
I'll go have a look :P
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primulatook Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wonderful!
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InKibus Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2007  Professional General Artist
Many thanks, it was a most sastisfactory piece to work on! :bow:
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Sythgara Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
that looks creepy ^^ awesome, and thanks for entering
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