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Sorsha Nouveau by kishokahime Sorsha Nouveau by kishokahime
Sorsha, from the movie Willow :)

This took way too long to finish, but in my defense, finding references was a paaaaaaain for her. most of the screenshots are fuzzy, if there were any at all, and i was limited for detailed armor.

At the same time, I had to include her, because despite going through most of the movie as an antagonist before switching sides, she remained badass the whole way. even when her dick of a mom turned her into a pig. a badass pig.

and that sword, omg. OUCH.

i adored this movie as a child, and continue to as an adult. also, if you watch this movie at least once and not recall the name of Val Kilmer's character? you had the movie on mute. cause it gets screamed forever.
MADMOOOORDIGAAAAAAN!!!

100% Illustrator - referenced pose
(c)George Lucas, Ron Howard
print available here!
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LadyofTheKeyblade Featured By Owner Edited Jun 14, 2014  Student General Artist
She reminds me of Merida from Brave because of her hair.
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adrienneltravis Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014
I really, really like this whole series (and i love this one in particular!), EXCEPT that the font you're using -- Boecklin -- isn't particularly pretty or authentic; it's like a generic "Art Nouveau-ish" font, rather than anything particularly nice.

Compare the lettering here, for example; it's still ... roundish and swashy, but less so: www.codex99.com/design/images/…

Some fonts I'd recommend for these that are free:

Edda Caps: www.fontspace.com/sam-wang/edd…
Isadora Caps: www.fontspace.com/sam-wang/isa…
Rudelsberg: www.fontspace.com/david-rakows…
Sarah Caps: www.fontspace.com/sam-wang/sar…
Shangri-La: www.dafont.com/shangri.font
Greeting: www.fontspace.com/sam-wang/gre…
Gismonda: www.fontspace.com/sam-wang/gis…
Ambrosia Caps: www.fontspace.com/sam-wang/amb…


Please, please, please do NOT take this as criticism of your work -- these illos are beautiful! But I'm a historical typography geek, so i thought i'd offer you some suggestions to make the actual lettering more accurate and lovely!
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kishokahime Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014
thankyou for the links! truth be told, i have all of these fonts and decided that i liked the look of that particular font for this project. i can tell that you're a big fan of fonts and aesthetics, and i'm not offended at all. to each their own opinion ^_^ i actually hope others who like nouveau click on those font links and use them, as this is very good advice.
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chrissysky Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013
I love your tarot series and am so happy you added Sorsha to it. Thanks for sharing!
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SarahCainCosplay Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013
OMG!!!! This made my day!!! I love this movie, at first im like, wait, no way! its Sorsha!!!! Holy crap, there is Val Kilmer before he got fat! YES!!!!!
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Lockslie Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Wow ! This is the first time I saw some one else likes this movie ! Willow rocks !
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Caricature80 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Awesome job! I love Sorsha in Willow.
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tHEaWESOMESTnAMEeVER Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
THANK YOU! I'm so glad I finally found good Willow art, I honestly thought there'd be more!
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wyldhoney Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
One of the best movies ever!
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furry-jackal Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The fact you've Nouveaued several of my favorite movies of my youth makes me giddy for lots of reasons! I adored Willow! I loved Sorsha and Madmartigan immensely! <3 This is just gorgeous!
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