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The Elf Queen by AaronMiller The Elf Queen by AaronMiller
The Elf Queen on The Copper Throne

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the-silverware Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hi, let me say this is really amazing.
I'm not just impressed by the picture, but also because it nails perfectly the concept of a race of elves that appear in my novels called "Noble Elves".
See, I'm a fantasy writer, weeks ago I was defining the idea that in my books there should be this race of elves who form a line of aristocracy within human society, but ultimately they've become decadent, self-centered and somewhat inbred to preserve their pure blood.
The thing that struck me most is I expressely described them having exaggerated elven traits, such as inclined eyes and overly long ears, which they use to decorate with fancy jewelry to show them off even more. They've become sort of a mockery of true ancient elves, who deem humans and other elven kinds alike inferior.
I was wondering if I could feature this picture on the official wikia on the novel's website, giving you credit of course - don't worry, no buying or selling involved, just borrowing it for illustrative purpose. It's just so purrrfect! :) And, oh, it's an Italian series, in case you were wondering. The link is here: worldofdarkwing.com
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blacwind1kaze Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Amazing art, well done for Photoshop.

May i use the picture for a card in a Magic Card set i'm creating? I'll be posting it with all the others once i have them all done and i'll possibly be putting it on another site. I will make sure to credit you in the description, you're name (if you want) will be on the card as illustrator otherwise i will have your Username on there.
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AaronMiller Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2013  Professional General Artist
Hi, thanks for the nice comments.
I'd be happy to ok the use for fun and personal stuff. That's part of a creative commons agrement. The main stipulation is that there is no money exchange. You're not selling anything or even have advertising on the site this would appear on. As long as it's 100% a personal project for you and a few friends have at it and have fun. You wouldn't even need to ask permission BUT I can't tell you how much it's greatly appreciated by me and any other artist you choose to contact.
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Gabriel-Verdon Featured By Owner May 15, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
This is a really masterful image. One of my favourites of yours!
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isissousa2 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Lovely design! Very classical! The pallette and her pose are awesome!
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AaronMiller Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Professional General Artist
thanks so much.
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shannor Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the traditional painting look to this. I'm especially impressed with how thick and luxurious the fur on the mountain lions looks. I feel like I could plunge my hand into that fur and it would feel soft and tickly like my own cat's fur.
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Thargorbk Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It looks like something I would steal from an art museum. Erm, not that I would steal masterpieces... :cough:
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AaronMiller Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012  Professional General Artist
it'd be easier to order a canvas print. ;) glad you dig it.
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Enoa79 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012
Beautiful work. Very well done.
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