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The Witch's Son by Auroaronkitten The Witch's Son by Auroaronkitten
Well goddamn.

I don't think I have EVER spent so long on 1 picture, it's almost like I've grown attached to it. I don't think I'll ever be happy with how it looks, but I've reached the point now where I'm just like.. FUCKITALL.

This wasn't intentionally done for halloween, but I guess I timed it pretty well. Threw in a couple pumpkins and VOILA. You got yourselves a festive piece! It started off with me just wanting to paint a picture that included my favourite flowers of all time (Wisteria), and it just evolved from that.

The one pretty whopping mistake I made and I've now noticed is his cigarette isn't smoking. I might change that in the future, but for now, lets all just assume he's hipster and smoking a LIT cigarette is soo mainstream..

edit// my 3rd daily deviation. Thanks alot!

(c) Auroaronkitten
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Given 2012-06-07
The Witch's Son by ~Auroaronkitten ( Suggested by Minato-Kushina and Featured by Negatic )
:iconthemorningfrog:
TheMorningFrog Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I LOVE THIS
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:iconmarisuka:
marisuka Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
tHE dETAILS!!!111!!
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:iconbellarocks21:
bellarocks21 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Student Digital Artist
This is now my new favourite thing <3 
Best piece of art I have seen this year, so much beautiful detail!!Bunny Emoji-89 (Cheer) [V5] 
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:icontimcanpy2:
Timcanpy2 Featured By Owner Edited Nov 30, 2014
I have always loved this. Heart 
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:iconscriptorsapiens:
ScriptorSapiens Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014
Stunning! Your work is beautiful!
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:iconwolflover0810:
wolflover0810 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
it is a wonderful piece of art. I thought he has a scalpel of a prick thing in his mouth anyway, you know to prick the fairy
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:iconsadisticsquirrels:
SadisticSquirrels Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014
I live for this painting
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:iconsadisticsquirrels:
SadisticSquirrels Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014
am i allowed to save this picture and make it into a large puzzle or would i need permission from the artist first ;-; ? THIS IS AWESOME Q_Q 
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:iconpetedamian:
PeteDamian Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sooooo wicked awesome!!! Devilish 
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:iconsamy-consu:
Samy-Consu Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014
really good work!
it's nice attention you gave to every detail
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:iconparallaxbrew:
ParallaxBrew Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014  New member Student Digital Artist
This is awesome, eh. 
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:iconrice-lily:
Rice-Lily Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014  Professional
after all these years since I've seen this, it's still my favorite
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:iconsamnril:
Samnril Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
This is the most amazing thing I have ever seen ö
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:iconpixie-rings:
pixie-rings Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I want to write about this guy. I really do. I saw this barely three minutes ago and already I'm developing supporting characters, a backstory and a plot.

Thank you so much for the inspiration.
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:icondasnurk:
dasnurk Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014
let me know when you post something, i'm eagerly waiting
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:iconpixie-rings:
pixie-rings Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's going to be a queer romance with plenty of stuff on the side. I'm going to enjoy writing this.
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:icondasnurk:
dasnurk Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014
Just remember to let me know ;)
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:iconpixie-rings:
pixie-rings Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm doing it for NaNoWriMo.

nanowrimo.org/participants/bew…
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:iconnovanplz:
Novanplz Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014
have fun!
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:iconpixie-rings:
pixie-rings Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you, I'm sure I will!
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:iconnovanplz:
Novanplz Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014
Soooo... may I ask how the story's comin' along? Just curious!
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:iconpixie-rings:
pixie-rings Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Slowly. I've been having personal problems lately and, frankly, writing isn't a top priority at the moment. However, I've written a bit.
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:iconnovanplz:
Novanplz Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014
RL comes first, i know.
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:iconnovanplz:
Novanplz Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014
No prob!
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:icontomecko:
Tomecko Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Incredible detail work! I could stare at this for ages, picking out little knick-knacks. What impressed me most at first was the rug - did you draw that whole weave by hand? The perspective is really great throughout the piece, everything blends into the background beautifully. That's especially impressive on the rocking chair and birdcage, since curved lines are so rough to put into perspective. Bravo!

As for the cigarette, I'd assumed it was a paintbrush for some reason until I read the description - so it's not like it's noticeable! I really like the boy's feather earring, cute accessory.
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:iconnovanplz:
Novanplz Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014
Every time I look at it, I spot some new detail!
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:iconempressofmelnibone:
empressofmelnibone Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014
This is so awesome.
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:icontiriltoget:
Tiriltoget Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014
What a coincidence! Wisteria is my favourite too. I liked the nice twist having a boy in the witch's cottage rather than the witch herself.
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:iconcazybunny:
CazyBunny Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hope you might start liking the picture more in the future since it's such a brilliant piece!
love the idea <3
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:iconmypinkfriday:
MyPinkFriday Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014
I love it, I just love it.
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:iconthat-awkward-child:
That-Awkward-Child Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Hobbyist
I'm not sure that I can express how much I adore this :happybounce: 
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:iconi-care-too-much:
I-care-too-much Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014
I loved this piece so much that I began to devise a book based on it! I have been trying to find the creator of this masterpiece for a week or so and now that I found you I'm so excited to credit you.
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:icondirano09:
dirano09 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014
In all truth I kind of like that the cigarette isn't smoking. It makes it feel like he is so focused on his task that he just hasn't gotten to it yet. It's like he had been smoking, but put it out to deal more important things, then picked it up again without lighting it.
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:iconannaredhood:
annaredhood Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is truly amazing piece of art.
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:iconthatfilmgirl:
thatfilmgirl Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014
Would so love to get a print of this! will you do so in the future? 
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:iconmaddilovesanime:
maddilovesanime Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
this the best art to ever art
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:icontsunamitides:
TsunamiTides Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
This is gorgeous! I love all the little details and the background is the best part!! it is all so AWESOME
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:iconautomaticarsonist:
automaticArsonist Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
this is insaaaane omg
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:icondonutyang:
DonutYang Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014
the details in this are amazing!!
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:iconthegreatettes:
thegreatettes Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I think this just gave me some writing inspiration....you wouldn't mind would you?
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:iconeyliuhs:
eyliuhs Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is beautiful.
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:iconabbyinred:
abbyinred Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014
This picture has been such an inspiration. I saw it on tumblr and a whole novel strolled into my mind. Thank you!
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:iconflyingflamingos:
FlyingFlamingos Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Radical. This is the sort of image which really makes me want to know more, and such detail... great job!! 
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:iconsampuig306:
Sampuig306 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Student Writer
This is so inspiration! It's not every day you see the Witch's son. There should be a story about him!
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:icon7shewolfshaman7:
7SheWolfShaman7 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014
It's so beautiful and creepy at the same time, I LOVE IT!!!
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:icondystervarg:
dystervarg Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ugh, all the details you included are so great. SO great. And the lighting and the colors are beautiful, and the concept is so cool as well!
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:iconlianademeter:
LianaDemeter Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2014  Student Artisan Crafter
This is one of my favourite things on the internet, I'd love to write something based off of it :)
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:iconreallorax:
reallorax Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
THIS IS HELLA COOL
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:iconauroralovegood:
AuroraLovegood Featured By Owner May 14, 2014
I wish there was a story to go along with it, but I love the picture.
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:iconshaylaaphressa:
ShaylaAphressa Featured By Owner May 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome! I love it! It's just... So fantastic! I love the idea of a Witch's son. I guess I never thought of it before! Excellent job; I cannot praise it enough.
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