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:: Triptych - complete :: by Lady-Liara :: Triptych - complete :: by Lady-Liara
Each card was created using watercolour, indian ink, gold acrylic and gold ink.
They are displayed in a fake book with a fake deck and a tarnised ring.


[the back of the cards]
'The torn book in the centre of the two women represents the fairytale literally falling apart. ' (... read more.)

The series is absolutly saturated with important symbolism.
To understand it you must read the in-depth analysis here: [link]


Complete series: [x]
The Princess: [x]
The Prince: [x]
The Happily Ever After: [x]
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the above artwork is © Liara K Crane,
do not redistribute without permission
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RB-Illustration Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2011   Digital Artist
Wow, I love these! So much detail, and I like how you made the people into silhouettes, it really adds an air of mystery to it. And also, I used to have that ring! Before my cousin snapped it in a playfight xD Yes, we're both 20 and we playfight. :lmao:
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Lady-Liara Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2011
Aww thanks a bunch! ^o^
and yeah - I used to love my little ring xD Then it went all coppery ^_^;;
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BrokenCassette Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Wow, these are beautiful~! When I first saw the hair I immediately thought of Utena. XD
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Lady-Liara Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011
Eee thank you so much! ^o^
We should deffers chat on msn~ You know Sara right?
I added you but my MSN tends to be a little iffy ;_; my msn is liarakon@yahoo.co.uk though P:
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BrokenCassette Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Mmm, possibly, I don't know many people by first names from dA X3 But I've added you to my contacts~! :-D
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Lady-Liara Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2011
:w00t: I look forward to chatting with you >w<
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Final-Mayham Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
these are amazing XD i love them lol nice work
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Lady-Liara Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2011
Aww thanks! :hug:
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mooncow2005 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love these so much. The girl makes me think of Nunnally from Code Geass.
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Lady-Liara Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2010
Haha really? x3 I guess they don't have dissimilar hair~
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AsheriaWorkshop Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2010  Professional General Artist
wow absolutely stunning.
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:iconlady-liara:
Lady-Liara Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2010
Thank you very much ^_^
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Phoneix-Faerie Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
this looks utterly fantastic!
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:iconlady-liara:
Lady-Liara Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2010
Thank you very much ^///^
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Phoneix-Faerie Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
you're welcome
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Xamag-chan Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow *o*
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:iconlady-liara:
Lady-Liara Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2010
I'm glad you like it x3
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toxbrat Featured By Owner May 21, 2010
very gorgeous pieces, they look so delicate
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:iconlady-liara:
Lady-Liara Featured By Owner May 21, 2010
Thank you very much ^_^
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OuijaBoardum Featured By Owner May 20, 2010  Professional
I love this~ n___n
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:iconlady-liara:
Lady-Liara Featured By Owner May 21, 2010
Aww thanks ^^
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may12324 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow,they are beautiful,i love them!:love:
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:iconlady-liara:
Lady-Liara Featured By Owner May 10, 2010
Thank you very much! ^O^
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may12324 Featured By Owner May 13, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
np:aww:
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Pevemy Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2010  Student
Awesome :D!
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:iconlady-liara:
Lady-Liara Featured By Owner May 10, 2010
Thank you! X3
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mari-su Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2010
They're absolutely beautiful.
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Lady-Liara Featured By Owner May 10, 2010
Aww thanks a lot
:hug:
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effulgent-smile Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
They're awesome, sure! (saves them to the hard disk)
But I don't trully understand why do you try to hide their faces? Maybe It's good to stay incognito but coloring it full with black gives the looking as big hollows at the list. you might use brown or other colour to support main colour sheme at the artwork.
Anyway, your technique is stunning! Without reserve they deserve a fave=D

Also they give me so much inspiration! Would you mind if I use some of this cards atmosphere in my watercolour work?
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Lady-Liara Featured By Owner May 10, 2010
Aww I'm glad that you like them so much ^O^ and of course you can reference them or whatever in your own work (:

As far as the black goes - I did the outlines using a black fine liner, and so used black ink to silhouette them as opposed to brown. But the fact that they're silhouetted is symbolic. What the cards are portraying is not a girl who is a Princess, or a man who is a Prince - but rather THE Princess and THE Prince. They are illustrations of stereotypes not people. Consequently they are masked out to erase any sense of identity they may have had ^_^
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redrose-melody Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2010
those cards are absolutly wonderful
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:iconlady-liara:
Lady-Liara Featured By Owner May 10, 2010
Thank you! ^_^-
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redrose-melody Featured By Owner May 10, 2010
you're welcome^^
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philebus Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2010
A really exceptional collection of cards. Thank you for sharing them with us.
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Lady-Liara Featured By Owner May 10, 2010
Aww thank you for liking them and commenting! ^_^
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mr-macd Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2010
UNBELLLIIEEEVVVAAAABBBLLEE! Excellent! Excellent! Excellent! Cheers!
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Lady-Liara Featured By Owner May 10, 2010
Oh wow thanks! ^o^ I'm glad that you like it!
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mr-macd Featured By Owner May 11, 2010
No problem! You truly deserve it...as usual! Keep on Creating! Cheers!
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Riversource Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2010
I love it!
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Lady-Liara Featured By Owner May 10, 2010
Thank you ^^
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