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Rebuilding by KiriMothDesigns Rebuilding by KiriMothDesigns
My original inspiration for this piece was the Strength card from the tarot deck. But instead of the traditional concept of a young woman conquering or subduing a lion, in my version, she's creating or rebuilding the lion.

I like to think of this piece as a reminder that when things are difficult, can create our own strength, and when they go wrong, and it feel as if everything is falling apart, we can always rebuild.

Ink drawing with digital color.

Prints are available in my Etsy shop: [link]
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Given 2013-05-11
Rebuilding by ~KiriMothDesigns ( Suggested by Bit-sinna and Featured by alltheoriginalnames )
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chimerikat Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014
I can personally relate to this. Beautiful detail and clean details.
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martishaadams92 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014
... *speachless-from-the-beauty-of-it*
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:iconotto149:
OTTO149 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
This looks like an illustration to me. This is reallygood. I'd love to read the book it would be in.
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sweetsweetsunshines Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
interesting revision ^^ great pic
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:iconart-of-zanshine:
art-of-zanshine Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
That's a very touching piece, full of thought and poetry.
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:iconenoa79:
Enoa79 Featured By Owner May 26, 2013
Beautiful work. Very well done.
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner May 20, 2013
Beautiful work! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:
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:iconstevep12:
stevep12 Featured By Owner May 19, 2013
very nice work !!!
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:iconxd00mxx:
xD00mxx Featured By Owner May 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I like the style. =)
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:iconthejboy88:
Thejboy88 Featured By Owner May 19, 2013
She's beautiful.
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:iconiastartov:
IAstartov Featured By Owner May 18, 2013
Love the style!
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:iconsoldat-raggio:
Soldat-Raggio Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Really love this piece! The design and execution are both excellent! Especially love the emotions that this piece elicits! Keep up the great work! :)
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here--and--now Featured By Owner May 12, 2013   Writer
this IS wonderful[link]
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:icona-elly:
a-elly Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It`s beautiful! Fav 4 colors&style.
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:iconhalierae:
halierae Featured By Owner May 11, 2013
cccccuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuttttttttttttttteeeeeeeeeeeeee
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Tuckerscreator Featured By Owner May 11, 2013
Quite beautiful indeed! Though why is the lady only wearing half a sock on her feet? Or just ropes. It's hard to tell.
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TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congratulations on your well-deserved DD!!! :iconflyingheartsplz::iconlainloveplz: :iconflyingheartsplz: :clap::clap::clap:
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magigrapix Featured By Owner May 11, 2013
Very "Steam-punky".
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:iconwolfnamedwick:
WolfNamedWick Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow
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:iconaelius-istora:
aelius-istora Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
really pretty, i love it
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:iconjbattm:
jbattm Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is eye catching and beautiful
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:iconsi-luetta:
Si-Luetta Featured By Owner May 11, 2013
So tender...
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:iconphoenixdestruction:
PhoenixDestruction Featured By Owner May 11, 2013
Congrats on the DD :hug:
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:iconwilliamir:
WilliamIR Featured By Owner May 11, 2013
Lovelyie
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:iconcrmo:
CRMO Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Wonderful
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:iconrandom-nessie:
Random-Nessie Featured By Owner May 11, 2013
I love everything about this.
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:iconcaritobm30:
Caritobm30 Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Simply Amazing!!
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SimplySilent Featured By Owner May 11, 2013
:heart: Congrats on the DD! :clap:
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:iconboyofart21:
boyofart21 Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
amesome work love the colors
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:iconboyofart21:
boyofart21 Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
sorry put an extra e in awesome
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TernFeather Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Professional General Artist
I like it, and I like the message behind it, too.
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xMJJMoonwalker Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I like the idea behind this, and aside from that, it is very visually appealing. I love it!
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Woodywood03c Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Student Writer
Super cool!!!!
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Plumcrazy68 Featured By Owner May 11, 2013
Love....! Love the drawing and really love what it is to remind you of.....
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:iconnadica:
Nadica Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
this is amazing! i love it!
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:iconsrcpcsoha:
srcpcsoha Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Congrats on the DD!
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FreakyZayin Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love this so much!!!
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:iconlady-buffy:
Lady-Buffy Featured By Owner May 11, 2013
it's beautiful =) I like the colours and I love its meaning =) well done!!
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:iconidayuki-san:
idayuki-san Featured By Owner May 11, 2013
Keep up the good work! thumbs up :)
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MenollySagittaria Featured By Owner May 11, 2013
This brings to mind a world where lions have gone extinct, so people try to re-create their majesty.
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:iconcat-lilith:
cat-lilith Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful! And the meaning you give us is just as beautiful.
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10animallover10 Featured By Owner May 11, 2013
I really like the symbolic you used here :)
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:iconmaura302:
Maura302 Featured By Owner May 11, 2013
Love the Art Deco feel to this. Well done!
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Princess-CoCo-154 Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this looks really amazing, i love how you made the lady really lovely, i really love it great job sweetie!
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DeadSpaces Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Lovely illustration!
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:iconxcarpathia:
xCarpathia Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful :)
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Fractaldragon Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
This is beautifully done! I really like your description and inspiration. Congrats on the DD!
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LostGryphin Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing colors and details - Congrats on the DD
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:iconerathea:
Erathea Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Student General Artist
Loving the feel and colour tones of this! :)
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JasmineTwiL Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutek=ly stunning. I love the concept and the meaning behind it! *happy tears*
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