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"The Nightingale" by Tina Andersen

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Yes, all things were arranged according to plan in the Emperor's garden, though how far and wide it extended not even the gardener knew. If you walked on and on, you came to a fine forest where the trees were tall and the lakes were deep. The forest ran down to the deep blue sea, so close that tall ships could sail under the branches of the trees. In these trees a nightingale lived. His song was so ravishing that even the poor fisherman, who had much else to do, stopped to listen on the nights when he went out to cast his nets, and heard the nightingale.
--"The Nightingale," Hans Christian Andersen

Slashified imagining of my favourite fairytale. Made for a friend of a friend.

yeeaah, the emperor's outfit is no doubt completely incorrect, but eh, it's a fairytale.

29 Aug 2009:-) Anne Wipf
Beautiful, poetical and well done. I love the soft choice of colours. Congrats on a well deserved MP 1
29 Aug 2009:-) Natasha Curry
phenomenal. i luv how the colours work so well together that the scene looks lyk its come from a film! 1 congrats on the mods pic, u deserve it 12
29 Aug 2009:-) Shelz Keast
The nightingale looks very ghostly, after all her dress and legs are partially tranparent. But anyway great job with the atmosphere of this piece.
25 Oct 2009:-) Jonathon Nightwalker Rose
reminds me of the Nightwish song ’The Nightingale’
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'The Nightingale':
 • Created by: :-) Tina Andersen
 • Copyright: ©Tina Andersen. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Emperor, Fairytale, Flute, Nightingale
 • Categories: Faery, Fay, Faeries, Man, Men, Romance, Emotion, Love, Royalty, Kings, Princes, Princesses, etc, Book Illustration
 • Techniques: Computer Painted from Scratch
Modpick •  Mod Pick at: 2009-08-29 04:18:23
 • Submitted: 2009-08-26 00:04:00
 • Views: 2971
 • Resolution: 943x1060

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