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Enchanted by La-Chapeliere-Folle Enchanted by La-Chapeliere-Folle
So, when I was a little girl, I never wanted a prince charming on a white horse to come and take me to his kingdom as most of my friends did. Instead, I was reading Jane Austen's novels and dreaming of how I would grow up and move to England where I would meet a perfect British gentleman with beautiful blue eyes, who would take me to see Shakespeare plays and with whom I would spend afternoons drinking Earl Grey tea with milk, and having intellectual conversations.
So much for that...

In brief, I have given up on that dream a long time ago and it has become a sort of private joke. But then, lately, I have started watching some interviews with a certain British actor (brace yourselves, tons of portraits of him are probably coming...) And every single little detail about him painfully reminds me of that childish daydream. And I get lost in it again.

What you guys just witnessed is the precise reason why I am most likely going to die alone with 40 cats. :D
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MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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AfricanTammy Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013
This has also been my dream since I was little. I would totally love to meet this British actor, though I don't think my prince will be British

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booknerd213 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I have a similar fantasy....
And this is absolutely beautiful!
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Amrock Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013  Student Filmographer
Oooooh my, this is beautiful.
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Chikasa Featured By Owner May 21, 2013  Student
Very Rococo :) I love it!
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AviHistten Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013  Student Digital Artist
pretty/////love your prince Hiddles
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Ok, so you're (in my opinion) one of the best artists on this website. Everything you do is so detailed. Do you teach? I'd love to learn from you.
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gingersketches Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is exquisitely done. The art style is beautiful (so detailed!), and the coloring is lovely.

There is nothing wrong with dreaming, even if you know that dream will never be realized. It is dreams that help us to look beyond what we "know" to be true, and that ability to go beyond our senses and even our beliefs is what inspires us to imagine and create...

Sorry for the fortune cookie moment. I will counteract that by saying this picture reminds me a bit of Jim Henson's Labyrinth.
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RosyRose1 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012
I love it is so....romantic =') (sorry for my bad eng XP ='( )
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misslysiak Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
How long did this take you becasue it is amazing! I love the dress. Did you come up with the idea for it by yourself or did you copy a dress?
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