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Scythe Dancer by Serio555 Scythe Dancer by Serio555
Well, this one follows my old formula of "girl in front of moon" drawings.

But come to think of it, Lotus flowers are one of the favourite seat cushion for various Eastern gods and goddessess (Buddha, Kuan Yin, etc). Considering a lot of those gods/godesses are rather....... heavily built, those flowers would be pretty much single-use only, so I'd imagine that those gods go through a LOT of flowers every week.

So in the forgotten, untold part of the eastern mythology, during full moon not only the moon bunnies make rice cakes but some of the handmaidens from heaven would have to come down to earth and pick some lotus flowers for their liege. Of course, since the gods are always depicted as physically large (and thus have a proportionately large a***), the lotus flowers have to be large ones, and a wimpy little knife simply wouldn't suffice, so they'd have to be equipped with scythes.

Thus far no one have seen these flower pickers since they'd probably use the scythe to cut more than just flowers, because if people find out about these huge flowers they might think that the gods needs excercise. Plus the flowers have been specially designed so the gods don't get piles from sitting too long.

Adobe Photoshop CS, Corel Painter 8, and lots of caffeine and glucose from various sources.

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ad-referendum Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013
Totally Lovely!!!
jay-ultica Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2013
cool idea with the colorfull scythe most people only make black or steel ones that looke grusom and those are cool but this is more original
gabrielsangel Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2012  Student Artist
Her weapon is so beautiful and she looks fantastic! Wonderful!
OnyxSapphyre Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2011
Usually when I think of the word 'scythe', dark colors come to mind. I love the way you used colors to brighten that!!! Love it! :)
ravager3 Featured By Owner May 4, 2009  Student Digital Artist
i dont think the character matches the nature of a scythe at all.. lol replace it with a fairy wand or hell even a flower.. but until then this doesnt make sense to me :/ i do however, like how dynamic everything is and the clouds
TigerNightHawk Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2009
Great looking colors they are really soft.
Weeevil Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2008
There are so many things wrong with this picture...and yet I love it ^_^ hehe jk

lol pretty and flowery with a scythe. Ironic yet creative. Very good job on this pic ^_^
yamekaze Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Looks exactly like the main character from Cute Knight. O__O

Have you ever seen the game? :sweat: It has multiple endings, and this looks as if it could definitly be one of them.
Serio555 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2008
Yep, I know that game - I drew the title screen and ending pictures for it. [link]

So I guess concerning this picture other than the hairstyle, the drawing style of the face and colouring would look strikingly same-ish due to lack of variation on my preferred style. =p But I drew this before those ending pictures (although after the title pic), so I'm not sure which one's influencing which ^^;
yamekaze Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wowie... I really like the pictures that you made~ I liked to play that game, just for the pictures that aer like that, because they're awesome!
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