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Aphrodite, Adonis and the blood red Anemone by axellie Aphrodite, Adonis and the blood red Anemone by axellie
Adonis died in Aphrodite's arms and when he died she sprinkled his blood with nectar, from which sprang the short-lived anemone.

Watercolor, pencil, pastels and acrylic.

Edit: Omg a DD. Thank you!!! :D
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Daily Deviation

Given 2012-11-21
What it takes to make an anemone grow: Aphrodite, Adonis and the blood red Anemone; in watercolors, pencils, pastels, and acrylics from ~axellie.
(Suggested by ~ruby604, =Natalia-Luz, and ^Kaz-D) ( Featured by SRaffa )
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KotOR-MSTR Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This helps describe the story perfectly! That is amazing!
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KarlijnNyx Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Brilliant
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Protey17 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013  Student Interface Designer
TRUE
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DearPoetry Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Your wonderful work has been featured in my journal: [link] :heart:
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axellie Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you!
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Charmed-Ravenclaw Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is a wonderful watercolour! Well done!
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augenweide Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
your beautiful work is featured in my new journal...[link]
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blanket86 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
This is so amazing! Great work! :-)
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theendofmyworld Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Student General Artist
love love love, a million times LOVE! this piece is fantastic!
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axellie Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you! :hug: and thank you for the favs!
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BrianaDragon Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Very nice piece. Excellent work.
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thepigwild Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012
i like it
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RukiaFanGirl Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012
Beautiful! :)
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:iconstealthyninja21:
stealthyninja21 Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Student General Artist
whoa, man. that's so deep
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Whupuku Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Student Digital Artist
It's just.. I don't..what..too..amazing..can't..comprehend.. :D :D :D
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joeltonongkh Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012
wow! love the execution and concept!
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gensanity Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
very cool
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DiosMaligno Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Well-done! :clap: :+fav:
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treefog Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
love this
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machmaste Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Student Writer
So beautiful and awesome, you have me tears ]<:'D
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Frozen-Inferno Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012
Wow, that's beautiful.
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LostGryphin Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Love the colors and the details
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Grant2Y Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful is the only thing I can say that describes this. The shading is good but not too dramatic, the rose colors contrast just enough to draw your eyes to them for a split second to show their beauty, and the water color background suits the figure well.
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Glenn0o7 Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012   Photographer
Nice work :)
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patricio6149 Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012
Beautifull !!!
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UDtheAesir Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Student General Artist
That is pretty good!
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ArtemisOfOlympus Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012
I love it
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Jiswing Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
fantástico una belleza!!
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Eledhwen-Arts Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
What a wonderful drawing ! And congratulations for the DD :clap:
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Nyiana-sama Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012
:la: Congrats on the daily deviation!
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LiaJensonArtExtra Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's lovely! I even like that leaf sleepy-mask. :meow:
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jlondzz Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012
Wow...Beautiful
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wytherwing Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012
:D congrats on your DD!
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:iconraleyks:
Raleyks Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Really cool work you've done!^^ :heart:
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BiBiARTs Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
wonderful work... send you a request of my group :iconsoulcollectors:
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Joanna2712 Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012
so beautiful
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lintu47 Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Congrats on the DD! :heart:
Have a nice day! : )
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Arid-Eauprofonde Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012
Terrific work.
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Rufina-Tomoyo Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012
A myth transformed. The result is of a high quality.
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axellie Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much!
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wytherwing Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012
beautifully done :thumbsup:
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Mayeaux Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Superb!
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ArtCromm Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Student General Artist
This is really cool and nicely painted
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shadowsmokeandfire Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
This is really beautiful, and I like how the leaves covering her eyes symbolize how blind she was to his nature. Very creative.
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dharmaghost Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, beautiful... I'm in love with this.
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SerelyArtworks Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
She is so beautiful... I love the leafs on her eyes it's such a nice idea! :)
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axellie Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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gloomyprincess Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012
Wonderful ! I like this story and your picture depict his death beautifuly
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axellie Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you :hug:
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FrontierEnforcer12 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012
Can you see it?

Isn't it beautiful?

Can you not see it?
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