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Fairy Machinist by darchala Fairy Machinist by darchala
There once was a fairy from Rhone
Who found herself ever-alone
All her princes she sent
To girls without gents
So she ended up building her own.


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Ahem. My ridiculous limericking aside, *nJoo is holding a 2d art contest and the current theme is 'steampunk fairytale'.

How the *hell* am I supposed to resist that, I ask you?

The premise of mine is somewhat Pinocchio-ish, in which a fairy godmother (possibly the one of Cinderella fame) finds that by hooking up various damsels with princes and such, she's left none for herself. So she builds one, and somewhere along the line he does turn into a real boy.

Although I'm certain there'd have to be something suitably dark and twisted in there somewhere if I wrote it.
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DasAion Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2014
I love your lineart. It's so beautifull and swift. It matches the theme perfect ^^
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CountessArt Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I think it would have been a beautiful story with lots of potential... write a pic book!!!!!!
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Teto-Fujoshi Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nevermind
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Teto-Fujoshi Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
May I please color this?
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darchala Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2010
Sure, just include a link back to me. :)
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Teto-Fujoshi Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you~
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This is an awesome picture. I love her goggles!
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EuTytoAlba Featured By Owner May 7, 2010
Awww man......2008.......I so would have love to enter that contest, too....

Your drawing and its concept are both so very beautiful. :D

Though, in my own opinion I think the prince should be slightly more mechanical-looking, so that the concept is a little more obvious.

The wings are SPLENDIDLY GORGEOUS!!! :D I wish to use them as a reference in the future, if that would be alright with you...
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AngelAlways Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
lol, Adorable limerick too. ^^
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Xirene Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm guessing he requires 375 Engineering, eh?
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