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The Owl Maiden by PinkParasol The Owl Maiden by PinkParasol
The Owl Maiden
11"x14"
oils on board
June 25, 2012

Here is the second piece of my "women in mythology" series.

In Welsh mythology, Blodeuwedd is the spring and owl goddess, who represents life and death. Her name means "born of flowers" or "flower face." She was created from nine different floral blooms, but then transformed into an owl as punishment for betrayal.
She is part of a triad associated with the changing phases of the moon. She symbolizes fleeting beauty and the blooming of life that must come full circle through darkness and death. She is night and day, and the passing of seasons from spring to winter.

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Silverkitsune26 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2015
A wonderful painting. ^_^
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ohbeautifuldelilah Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Student Writer
Wow this is breathtaking
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oO-Monkey-Oo Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014  Hobbyist
Absolutely gorgeous!
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Ralouise Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013
So beautiful
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yeddi4000 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013
Beautiful
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Someone-Else79 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013
Wooww , love it so much!!!
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ScarletAtlas Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
love!!!!!!!
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ChiuSai Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Student General Artist
I soooooo love the colour holding and how you make the skin looking like real skin!*A* The owls are cute.;3;
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:iconbabou-shka:
Babou-Shka Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2013
Gorgeous!
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:iconkill3rjessica:
KILL3Rjessica Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Stunning!
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:iconiluboomutty:
iluboomutty Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2013
owls!!! I wanna hang this up in my room :3
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:iconklacinda:
klacinda Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013
amazing
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N4trs-pR1d3 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013
That is beautifull!!!
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:iconcloset-sheep:
closet-sheep Featured By Owner May 31, 2013
The colors, composition, content... you've nailed it all. Gorgeous beyond words. :rose:
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oscar-ojisan Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013   Artist
wow ..^__^..
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Nausicaa-Serafen Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013
How, how, hoooow? I envy ;(
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Invariable-Muse Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
I had to dusk off a word I don't normally use to describe how good this piece is. This work is freakin Immaculate!
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A3Kitsune Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
Enchanting.
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Annezon Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Saw this in Crayonmaniac's feature. This is just absolutely stunning! I thought at first it was digital and was so impressed. I'm even more impressed now that I know it's oil paints :wow::love::heart:
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crayonmaniac Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
featured in my latest journal about owls, hope you like it :hug:
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touch-of-taint Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
I cannot even begin to contemplate the amount of time you took to do this. It's breathtaking, thank you for sharing your talent with us!
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Cheyennesis Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I fell in love.
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whimandwonder Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This looks like it must have been very time-consuming. I always admire people who can put so much devotion into their piece. You're very talented. :) The myth is really interesting too, I love learning about mythology of all kinds.
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Gryffgirl Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012
The details here are so gorgeous! :heart:
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:iconmorethankarisma:
MoreThanKarisma Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Is there a button I can find to auto-favorite everything you've ever done? /starstruck
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:iconcgaia:
cGaia Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012
I love owls, beautiful!
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:iconlilmissann:
lilmissann Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is stunning.
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FurorArt Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012   Digital Artist
Just wanted to let you know that your excellent artwork has been featured in our group`s journal [link]

:iconpearls-of-dreams: TEAM
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Pambihira Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012
wow. i think i just fell in love a little
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:iconprettiezombie:
PrettieZombie Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Beautiful! Keep up the amazing work! :D
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:iconxcoyee:
xCoyee Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
That is so stunning.
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:icontansyengland:
TansyEngland Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
she is exquisite
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KatieCorrine Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Professional General Artist
This deviation has been featured in my Random Weekly features journal for 9.6.2012!!

Enjoy, you were picked out from tons of other choices in the Oils and Acrylics category.
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tndrhrtd37 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012
Absolutely beautiful...
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GinebraCamelot Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012
Big and original work, brilliant the colors and sheens!!! I love her face :clap:
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Giselle-M Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012  Professional General Artist
I have featured your work here:[link] :rose:
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agentANBUhatake Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012
Wow, this piece is amazing. It holds an ethereal quality and yet with all the detail it's almost life-like. Really stunned. I'm no art major or anything but wow.
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Ebrius-ART Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012  Hobbyist
Very nice!
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babyboo69 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012
Oh my! How beautiful!
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PinkParasol Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012
Thank you <3
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babyboo69 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012
My pleasure =)
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Chrisma60 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fantastic...so wonderfull
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Jadeyfish Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful :)
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VildanBOZ Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012
:love:
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JillHoffman Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Gorgeous, inspiring.
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ArteDiAmore Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Professional General Artist
Beautiful :heart:
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Bit-sinna Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful work. As always I'm impressed by the lovely things you paint. :)
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Bagoon825 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing! Simply amazing!
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Evil--NekoChan Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome :333!!!!!!!!!!!
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hazel-eyez-raine Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2012
oh wow it's great!
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