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The Four Queens by leighyoung The Four Queens by leighyoung
These ladies are based on the four queens in a deck of cards from a Vegas casino. It's what you get when you're looking around the room for inspiration, you don't find any so you start poking around in drawers and baskets to see what's actually in there and then find the inspiration you're looking for.

I was thinking of posting each of them separately, to fill up my gallery, but I like the way they look when they're all together like this. I'll put them up on their own when they go up on my web site. But I might pick my favourite of the four and make that my feature deviation.

All done in Illustrator CS2, played and practised with pattern brushes a lot.

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To my great shock and surprise, I discovered that this became a DD on the weekend! I'll be here all week answering comments and thanking people for favourites! This really is incredibly flattering. It's such a nice feeling to be appreciated and to know people are interested in what I can do and like to do. Thank you!
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The Four Queens by *leighyoung, a wonderful take on a classic subject! ( Featured by Einion )
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner May 12, 2014
Really beautiful ... well done!  

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kohaku-dono Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2012
Very pretty! I love the art style!
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spicemaster Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2011
WOW, what a genious concept!
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dog-eggs Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2011
Great work, how would you like over 100 free Playing card decks produced of your design free of charge to you. No cost at all and you will get decks of your artwork produced by the famous USPC Bicycle company in the US of A. For more details please email me at mysticmagic@hotmail.com and check out our decks produced so far at www.diavoli.de

Hope to here from you soon, you have nothing to lose as they are freeeeeeeeeeeeeee......
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dog-eggs Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2011
Why not check out www.diavoli.de for custom made Bicycle card decks made to order.......
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LunaTicToc Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2010
This is awesome! Such a cool and fresh take on a classic deck of cards.
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dog-eggs Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2010
Please check out www.diavoli.de we can make this into a real deck of cards for you.......
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leighyoung Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
That's pretty neat. I'll have to take a closer look around.
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brodaeo Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like this piece, of course, but I especially relate to your thoughts on where to find inspiration...
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braeonArt Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
nice piece
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