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Quoth the Raven, Nevermore. by Wursu Quoth the Raven, Nevermore. by Wursu
And my soul from out that shadow that lies floating on the floor
Shall be lifted–nevermore!


When reading Poe's "The Raven" for the umpteenth time the other night, I just... got this image in my head, and realised I had to illustrate it. So I did. :D I am considerably happy with it; as always there are several things I could have done better, but I am, overall, very happy with it. ^^ Tried some perspective, and I really hope it worked; that it do look as if you're up there (perched upon a bust of Pallas) with the Raven, looking down on the man. Hopefully it does not simply look as if the poor guy is confronted by a giant bird. xD

Black pen, watercolours, coloured pencils, white gel pen (just aliiiittle).
Based upon "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe; [link]
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alekgorn Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
WOnderfull job, fellow !
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ZeNinja101 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Omg... This is amazing, I love Edgar Allen Poe :D
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DeviousClownSmile Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I saw this and thought of Jonathan Crane...
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apiarona Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Aahh, it's incredible!! I love Poe. :thumbsup: +Fav of course :)
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Tobi4hokage2 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2010
"Once upon a midnight dreary"
I love this poem!
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MonsterBrand Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2010  Professional Photographer
you've been featured here: [link]

:heart:
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Amarie-Veneanar Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2009
Hi! :wave:

Sorry for this cut and paste comment! I featured this awesome deviation of yours in my news article “A Tribute to Edgar Allan Poe”. I hope you don’t mind the feature. If you prefer not to be featured in this article, tell me please and I will do my best to get your deviation removed from it. You can find the news article here: [link] :blackrose:
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Wursu Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Cut and paste ftw!

Why, thank you. ^_^ I'm honoured.
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Amarie-Veneanar Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2009
You're welcome. :-)
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moltres93 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome work! I've always loved that poem :love: Well illustrated, almost exactly the same picture I had in my own mind when I first read it.
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