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Heroines Again by joshcmartin Heroines Again by joshcmartin
here it is on tumblr: [link]

complete colour pallette rip-off from :iconquestionstar:'s elves again.

Top, Left to Right:

Lyra Belacqua (His Dark Materials) [link]

Lirael (Old Kingdom Trilogy) [link]

Lissar (Deerskin) [link]

Mosca Mye (Fly By Night) [link]

Rae Seddon (Sunshine) [link]

Renn (Chronicles of Ancient Darkness) [link]

Cassandra Mortmain (I Capture the Castle) [link]

Middle, Left to Right:

Kestrel Hath (Wind on Fire Trilogy) [link]

Yvaine, the star (Stardust) [link](novel)

Amelie Poulin (Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain) [link]

Eowyn (Lord of the Rings) [link]

Bella (Twilight) [link](novel)

Hermione (Harry Potter) [link]

Buffy Summers (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) [link](TV_series)

Bottom, Left to Right:

Amalthea (The Last Unicorn) [link]

Ariadne (Inception) [link](film)

Cassie (Animorphs) [link]

Kitty Jones (Bartimaeus Trilogy) [link]

Ivy Walker (The Village) [link](2004_film)

Gemma Doyle (Gemma Doyle Trilogy) [link]

Elizabeth Bennet (Pride & Prejudice) [link]

So... yeah.

... I kind of wish I didn't have to draw attention to my inclusion of Bella but I keep getting these pissy, irritating notes about her appearance here about how she's not a real heroine and her role in literature and film is sending us back to the forties blah blah. If I didn't think she was worthy of being on here, then she wouldn't be. That is all I want to say. On the subject of Bella at least, I am not interested in anyone's negative opinions. There are plenty of them out there already.
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EMOeXpression Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
This is beautiful.
Khanashi Featured By Owner May 9, 2014  Hobbyist
Lyraa! xD Awesome!
Lykereska Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014
It's so great I can recall some of them (especially Kestrel) And now I also have a list of new books to read ^^
BlackSheep6 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is beautiful. It's... i'm touched. I know barely half of them but ... it's still very beautifull.
TheifsDownfall Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013
I am only familiar with a few of these and you captured them all so well. Now I want to read about the ones that I am unfamiliar with! Thank you for the wonderful work and the origins of the characters! :)
geoxley Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2013   Digital Artist
Lirael and Kestrel are some of my favorite heroines of everything I've ever read. Thank you so much for this.
LaRoseEatsYou Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Student General Artist
this is great, i particularly like Cassandra
i capture the castle is a great book and movie
HKJS Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013
I absolute love it, and you've put three of my favorites heroines so I just have to fav it. Nice job !
Geekoftheworld Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013  Student General Artist
This is beautiful. I love so many of these ladies as well:) And although I'm not a Bella fan, I have no problem with you including her, you actually made me like a lot more with you gorgeous art.
joshcmartin Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ha! Thanks for saying :)
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