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Kelly Bornstedt

"A Father´s Love" by Kelly Bornstedt

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You'll never be alone
When darkness comes I'll light the night with stars
Hear my whispers in the dark
You'll never be alone
When darkness comes you know I'm never far
Hear my whispers in the dark

You feel so lonely and ragged
You lay here broken and naked
My love is
Just waiting
To clothe you in crimson roses

I will be the one that's gonna find you
I will be the one that's gonna guide you
My love is
A burning, consuming fire

- Skillet (Whispers in the Dark)
I've wanted to do another scribble doodle thing, and this is kind of a picture I've wanted to kick out for a while. Thought the lyrics were appropriate enough. XD


Koi had some foresight to the events leading up to his death, so the night before the battle began he impregnated one of his maidens and sent her away to live in hiding. Growing up, there was no mention of Koi's death to Thalion so when his mother was taken by illness he set out to find him.

During his search, Koi's spirit kept close to him, watching him while he slept and occasionally taking a smaller, gentler form to keep the boy's spirits up. Something like a cat curling up at his side or a deer grazing nearby. He quietly guided Thalion to the safety of the rebels who he'd eventually lead against Sano's army.

Koi was always represented by a white lion in life- pure, brave, and powerful. As a spirit, he often appeared as a white lion.

Yes it's messy, yes it's how it's supposed to be. XD Pencils for the lines, photoshop for the 'dye' and shading.


ParaChiMar, the story, and the Characters belong to myself and Daniel Spangenberger.

26 Nov 2008:-) Ashlee M. M. Cobb
I like his feet!!!

:-) Kelly Bornstedt replies: "Haha. X3 His feet are a lot of fun to draw. "
26 Nov 2008:-) Kevin G Hansen
A dream of lions and the great courage that they bring...

:-) Kelly Bornstedt replies: ":nodnod: 18"
26 Nov 2008:-) William Garland Smith
looks great congrats on the mod’s22

:-) Kelly Bornstedt replies: "Thank you!"
27 Nov 2008:-) Chantal Smart
thats a very cool picture!! love the wings!!

:-) Kelly Bornstedt replies: "Thank you! Those wings were a bit of a pain. XD But I’m happy with them."
27 Nov 2008:-) Sarah Charles
Wonderful story to accompany a wonderful piece! (And that song is good, too!) Congrats on the Mod’s choice!

:-) Kelly Bornstedt replies: "Thanks! I almost feel bad that I didn’t put up a more formal version of the story. XD"
28 Nov 2008:-) Dana E. 'Pixie' Fraedrich
This is fantastic! Skillet is my favorite band, and your artwork is phenomenal! Well done.1

:-) Kelly Bornstedt replies: "Skillet is amazing. 18 Christian music with attitude. Gotta love it.

And thank you!"
30 Jan 2009:-) Shelby Neudorf
Ahaha!! another someone who knows skillet!!!! AND I really. Really! like this picture! it great!!

:-) Kelly Bornstedt replies: "Skillet is an amazing band. I don’t think there’s a song of theirs that I don’t like. XD That one just happened to fit well."
5 Mar 200945 Anon.
ohhh. i lov the spirit lion and the pose

:-) Kelly Bornstedt replies: "Thanks! X3"
28 Apr 2009:-) MT Starkey
Great pic. Good detail, motion.

:-) Kelly Bornstedt replies: "Thank you!"
21 Sep 201045 Anon.
fantastic artwork to go along with a fantastic song
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'A Father's Love':
 • Created by: :-) Kelly Bornstedt
 • Copyright: ©Kelly Bornstedt. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Ambronian, Angel, Elf, Father, Ghost, King, Lion, Prince, Spirit, Sun, Thalion
 • Categories: Angels, Religious, Spiritual, Holy, Elf / Elves, Ghosts, Ghouls, Aparitions, Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters, Normal Animals (Cats, horses, fish, etc), Royalty, Kings, Princes, Princesses, etc
 • Techniques: Mechanical/Technical Pencils, Photoshop
Modpick •  Mod Pick at: 2008-11-26 10:00:04
 • Submitted: 2008-11-25 06:49:14
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 • Resolution: 800x962

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