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Melora Hart

"Summer Days" by Melora Hart

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A friend mentioned to me that I should draw Link with all the Legend of Zelda girls (by Nintendo) and since I was also doing a summer theme fan art "contest" for my Zelda site, (this was in the winter of 2003-2004) I sketched up a few ideas. This is the one I decided to go with, (colored in 100% photoshop) it was a simple enough layout that I wouldn't go insane with coloring all those characters. Think of it as if they were just coming from the beach. I took a lot of liberties with their costumes -because that's fun to do- and they're more based on the character designs in the Akira Himekawa manga than the official artwork. From left to right, and forgive misspellings, they are Nayru (blue hair) Anju (it was requested I add her, I never played MM) Epona (horse) Ruto (blue creature) Link (the dude) Saria (the child) Farore (the green-bun-head) Malon (red-head) Zelda (in sheik-ware) Impa (gray head in back) Din (red and purple) and Nabooru (missile shaped boobs) Navi the fairy is in the front. I also wanted to draw a piece where the girls weren't actually chasing or fighting over Link- or the other way around -It was done at the point in my fandom where I just stopped caring *at all* about the ridiculous fan bashing of one series girl because so-and-so thought so-and-so would or should be Link's gal. The fact that it doesn't matter, and that it's personal opinion, sure doesn't stop the bashing from being insane and juvenile to no ends though. >> SO PLEASE, NO TALK OF PAIRINGS << If you can't tell, I'm just tired and old, and can't take it anymore ;)

Because of all that, I made Zelda and Malon friends here- Something I thought we need to see more of in fan art. Yup, they're both holding hands, take it to mean what ever you want it too, but I mean: They're about the same age, they both lost a lot when Hyrule was ravaged by Ganon, Link helped them both get it all back, they're both people who helped Link a lot, they both seem like strong girls that are willing to do what's right -they have a lot in common in my mind- why shouldn't they be friends? Why should they fight!? Over a guy!?! That's a petty personality trait I refuse to apply to either. Please respect my opinion and don't spam my gallery with talk of pairings, it's a dark void no one should be sucked into. I promise to afford you the same respect.

:) yayness

28 Apr 2009:-) Becky (Stareyes) Harbison
Very nice, and I like that you drew the girls as friends. I’d like to see more of that. I’m linking this to some friends who are also Zelda fans.
15 Nov 2009:-) Gene tirebay farwell
Very nicely rendered,Is this from the Anime book Link’s Harem?
22 Nov 2009:-) Catriona E J Lindsay
you have my admiration - drawing and colouring this many people at once would have driven me crazy. I drew a picture with just one human figure in it the other day and I nearly bust a gasket! So well done.
23 Nov 2010:-) Victoria rachel angelone
wow this is really hot!!!!!!
21 Aug 2011:-) Rhys James Woodbourne
thats a real lush image you have there 2 id love to have your skills, the colour is nicely done as well as the detail
23 Aug 2011:-) Alice Flamethrower
ha ha lol luv ur artwork
11 Nov 2011:-) Dee Lazy Phillips
I love it. If I had to offer a constructive criticism, I’d suggest that a couple of the characters look a little too much alike. But maybe they’re supposed to.
13 Jun 2012:-) Vince B Ammirato
That is great! What an amazing picture - I enjoyed Zelda!
11 Feb 2014:-) Eric He
19 Jun 2014:-) Sofia legatou
Hahaaa nice ...18
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'Summer Days':
 • Created by: :-) Melora Hart
 • Copyright: ©Melora Hart. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Ages, Anju, Din, Epona, Farore, Impa, Legend, Link, Majora, Majora's, Malon, Mask, Mm, Nabooru, Navi, Nayru, Nintendo, Ocarina, Of, Ooa, Oos, Oot, Oracle, Ruto, Saria, Seasons, Time, Zelda
 • Categories: Fan art
 • Techniques: Computer-coloured Picture, Computer Painted from Scratch, Photoshop
 • Inspirations: Video/Computer Game
Modpick •  Mod Pick at: 2009-03-25 10:37:40
 • Submitted: 2009-03-11 21:16:06
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 • Resolution: 1600x1200

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