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February 24, 2013
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+ Winter Rotting + by ShePaintsWithBlood + Winter Rotting + by ShePaintsWithBlood
Can it be this Wintery?
This rotting cold that kills my Spring?
This desolation, ice and wind
Which rusts the cogs and gears within.

Blizzards white, drowns silent trees
And wind through flesh like symphonies
A startling void drowns out the din
Pressed close against my Winter sin

Winter, blowing, rotting me
Drowning Spring’s cacophony

A self portrait of sorts.

I feel really dumb admitting that...

P.S. Wondering what in all the worlds is up with the legs? She is wearing tree trunks as supportive braces but I think I overdid the messed up pose.

I should really stop throwing rhymes into my work.

Details Shots can be viewed here:[link]

Time: 10-13 Hours
Tools: Watercolour and watercolour ground on canvas
Reference: Some deer anatomy

This painting is bloodmarked and copyright Aria "51" Keehn, ShePaintsWithBlood (me) Thank you so much for looking! :blackrose:
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Escaron Jan 27, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
This is so fantastically beautiful that I could almost die! The details the skull the pose the colors the everything!!!! <33333333333333333333 Are you ever taking commishes? ^^
ShePaintsWithBlood Jan 27, 2014   Traditional Artist
Thank you so very much!  I really appreciate it!

I am mostly closed for commissions at the moment, however if it is a larger, more detailed piece I am open to consideration <3 
Note me if you ever have any ideas or want more details/pricing <3 And thank you again!:blackrose:
Sindima Oct 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I keep coming back to this picture.. it draws me in with detail..
ShePaintsWithBlood Oct 8, 2013   Traditional Artist
Aww, thank you so much!:blackrose:
Sindima Oct 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You are very welcome
KazaWolfeArt Aug 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is amazing, its so neat! You deserve my watch! :D
kerinewton Aug 8, 2013  Professional General Artist
Is this piece sold? I love it so.
ShePaintsWithBlood Aug 8, 2013   Traditional Artist
Thank you so much!  This piece is actually a super personal self portrait so I am not selling it, I just have it displayed at the shop where I work ^n.n^  I do make prints though, and am occasionally available for commission <3 :blackrose:
MDS482332 Jul 10, 2013
what would fantasy be without your creatures??? O.O
ShePaintsWithBlood Jul 10, 2013   Traditional Artist
Aww, what an incredible compliment! Thank you so much <3 :blackrose:
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