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Baba Jaga and Sun Wukong by Fealasy Baba Jaga and Sun Wukong by Fealasy
A young Baba Jaga and uncrowned Sun Wukong - New Alliances

Requiting for the Eastern War among the BogBirds -

Made on my new laptop, which raises a q; does this image appear much darker or lighter than my useual draws? :S

(updated: larger n with some tweeks)
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:iconkreepingspawn:
Wow! I did not recognize this as your work. ;p
The abscence of your distinctive human faces totally threw me off. Most impressive!

I really like this armadillo-scaley iguana-dog beasty in the center. Especially the tentacle-tonge and pseudo-shark muzzle shape.

Considering Russia and China share a substantial length of border, it would be logical for their myths to overlap. Baba Jaga and Sun Wukong would make a very interesting 'team.' :devilish:

It's refreshing to see Baba Jaga portrayed as other than an old hag. ;)
You've given her an unsusal glamour, a tall, shapely form. I'm not sure if the head piece is intended to represent a mask, or a distorted monstrous head, but it serves well to remind us we're dealing with something outside the natural realms.

Sun Wukong appears to be haveing second thougts about this alliance! ;p I"m not sure that's your intention, but his expression is giving me a subtle "What have a gotten myself into?" signal.

I think you could have pushed the 'magic' effects a lot more, certainly with Baba Jaga. I think the ribbons of her costume are swirling about int the eddies of her power, but that's not clear. The only part of her clearly engaged with the 'spell' is one finger, of one hand.
Now, maybe Baba Jaga has more power in her little finger than mighty Merlin had in his whole body, but I'm not getting that from this image.
Her figure, and especially the overall scene set me up to expect something more... impressive.

The Bog Birds remind me of the kodama from Mononoke Hime. ;p

I very much like the off-kliter landscape, and the mood you've established with misty background. But I'm not sure if i'm looking at the smoldering remains of a blasted forest, or some peculiar, unearthly plant growth, with giant standing stones/idols in the background.

The piece is something of a departure for you, and it grabbed my attention right away! I hope you will be exploring this kind of thing more in the future!
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Some of the best artwork I've seen on Deviantart ever! Just it gave me chills and I now have a new background for my computer desktop!!!!

When it comes to the colouring I think it's magnificent and I don't think I've seen better for a looooooong time. The Originality is superb, and even though i was searching for League of Legends stuff, I find this art breathtaking!!!

Your drawing technique is probably close to the best i've ever seen, and you're obviously on a masster level when it comes to creating origninal and impack.full art!

Sincerely from someone who loves art!
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Walter4242 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2015
My Goodness Id Be Scared To Fight That Thing X_X
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bimbom Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
after thousands of years they will become Kodamas (木霊) :)
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Yuuza Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
this is the most amazign thing i have seen in a long time! :love: the design and shading and colors, everything is so amazing and perfect i love it!!!!! :wow:
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DKsaNn Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014
no joke this is probably the coolest most badass drawing i've seen
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GrimmDark Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
this is awesome
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kingofthedededes73 Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
how does this not have a DD?! its amazing.
if i knew how to suggest them i would suggest this one
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Demialc-neeb-sah-em Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012
I second that notion.

Hell, even if the artwork wasn't absolutely incredible, the mere concept of the two teaming up for ANYTHING is really cool.
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kingofthedededes73 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
yea
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ekoi1995 Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Baba Jaga? Is she the Famous Russian Witch?
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:iconzandozan:
Zandozan Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Totally STUNING and AMAZING!
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dada2206 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012
sweet =))
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arcsibo Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
absolulte totally awsome
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XxTrickyPhDxX Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012
Wicked!
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AsgeirEilertsen Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2012
WOW, THIS IS FUCKIGN INCREDIBLE, CAPS RAGE ALL OVER THIS BEECH!
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disposableactor Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012
Baba Jaga better keep herself in line or Sun Wukong's gonna bonk her. No matter how great her rack is!
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MeyeCool Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2011  Student Digital Artist
so much too look at, love it :)
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:iconmaleth:
maleth Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Shit... this is amazing...
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DeathriS Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011
amazing :D I love Sun Wukong, so this makes it... amazing squared I guess :D
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:iconayuichi:
ayuICHI Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing work!
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Gamiel Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2011
What I really like with the picture is all the stories it suggest and now I want to know what kind of enemy would force the Godmother of Russia and the Most Magnificent Monkey King to work together
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Happyjoy Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
the designed really captivate me, for both the big ol' creature who i can't take my eyes off, and the world around it, makes me want to know just who put those giant blue rocks over there. >:C
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ktownjeff Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
epic
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BlueAventador Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2011
Wow, incredible! The detail is amazing, and the design of the creatures...and ....wow, I just don't know what to say! This is just amazing!!!
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hababas Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2011
this is not baba jaga!!!)))) not similar on russian fairy tales!!) but amazing))
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cannibalgnome Featured By Owner May 29, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This is beautiful. Eerie as F**K but beautiful.
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:iconwhoaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa:
....I love you.
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utopic-man Featured By Owner May 18, 2011
featured [link] :shamrock:
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aprilfoolon30 Featured By Owner May 17, 2011
o.0 ....THE COLORS!!!!!THE TEXTURES!!!! EVERYTHIIIIINGG!! IM GONNA CRY
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Jakkels Featured By Owner May 10, 2011
Stupid South African internet...look what you made me do
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Jakkels Featured By Owner May 10, 2011
AWESOME!!!. Two of my fav characters.
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Jakkels Featured By Owner May 10, 2011
AWESOME!!!. Two of my fav characters.
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Jakkels Featured By Owner May 10, 2011
AWESOME!!!. Two of my fav characters.
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StupidAndIdiot Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2011
When I see you art all I can say is.....wow.
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porxys Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2011
cool!
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fishlemons Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2011
this is so cool. i'd go there
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Castia Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2011
wow. amazing work :deviation:
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vaelvictus Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2011
Impressive... but for me, there is way too much going on. Perhaps a little more "white space" would've been appreciated.
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ZEROMaximusAurelius Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Sickest Image you have done so far!!!!! it really facinates me!!!!
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jeselvis Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
wow - this is crazy awesome!
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TheAlmightyPillock Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011  Student General Artist
I dont have a bloody clue hats going on here but I like it :)
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:iconaralepus:
Aralepus Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2011  Student General Artist
Wow, very bizarre. Loving the atmosphere and the details, done some great work on this.
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ZeroCartin Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Im so impressed with this work :) Ever piece since you did that class, has been absolutely amazing! :D Awesome job!
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:iconpeterete:
peterete Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2011
wow so crazy and cooolll..:)
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:iconcruzarte:
cruzarte Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Amazing!
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Panchocr Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
love it so much!
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Halfy Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
wholy cahonnes! superb work of fantasy! good depth of field too. luv the ghostly characters
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fichot Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2011
pure awesomeness.
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John-Matrix Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Too awesome to exist, hrbrlblrlbr!!11
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CreamyNutella Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2011
Wow sweet detail!!
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:iconaesthari:
Aesthari Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2011
Nice work, and very different from your usual work! Your rendition of Baba Jaga reminds me of Edea from Final Fantasy VIII!
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