Jan. 25th, 2009 @ 08:28 am another sketch
Current Mood: back hurts
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Title: Untitled
Artist: [info]littleblackbow
Medium: Pencil and paper
Character: Snape
Warnings: none
Rating: PG





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From:[info]sylvanawood
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 11:05 am
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This is a lovely sketch. He looks so desperate...
You could have left it on snapedom, melusin only posted a reminder to keep these links to Fridays. I think we'll be making changes for the rules for art on snapedom, it is getting too confusing for artists otherwise.
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From:[info]littleblackbow
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 11:15 am
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nah, it's okay. I'll just try to remember to cross post on friday. I get Snapedom confused with snape_obsessed on my list sometimes. -_- Especially when I am doped up on cold medicine.

No harm intended, honest.

And I'm glad you like him! I draw a lot of Snape. I just keep forgetting to cross post on Fridays. (Snape's birthday wasn't on a Friday, either, and I forgot to cross post my "birthday party" for him. >_<)
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From:[info]sylvanawood
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 11:26 am
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Good. :)
I think we'll change that rule anyway, it gets too confusing.
From:[info]subvers
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 11:39 am
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This is, indeed, lovely. Such sadness and despair.
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From:[info]littleblackbow
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 12:03 pm
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Thank you. I had intended it to be a sketch of Snape as he's taking his child away from her mother. Um... connected to my Allieverse.

I don't know if you've seen my video, but it's in there if you're interested.
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From:[info]leela_cat
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 11:53 am
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His despair just oozes off the screen. Makes me want to pet him, or something.
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From:[info]littleblackbow
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 12:04 pm
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Yeah. This is when he's taking baby Allie away. Part of it is despair (desperation), part of it is resolution to do this, and part of it is an apology for what he's about to do.
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From:[info]leela_cat
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 12:05 pm
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Oh, that's nice. Will you be writing the story behind this some day?
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From:[info]littleblackbow
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 12:08 pm
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I think so. I was hoping someone else would because, frankly, I'm not very good at writing longer fics. But I keep thinking of other things I want to say about them and what happened.

Oh, and the other fic? The one you offered to beta? I'm finishing it now, but I got a couple days extension. So, even though it's technically due tomorrow, I have a little more time.

Can you look at it in a google doc? If so, you can get started on it now, as I write it. :D
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From:[info]leela_cat
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 12:15 pm
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You tell wonderful stories in pictures, so I wouldn't worry about not writing the fiction to go with them. I'm a bit tied up with other stories right now (why did I sign up for a fest when I'd promised myself that I wouldn't?), but maybe sometime this summer I can write an Allieverse story (or co-write one with you?).

I've never worked in google docs before. I know my partner has, so I can get her to show me the ropes, if that will make things easier for you.
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From:[info]littleblackbow
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 12:17 pm
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It's actually super-easy, and once you get used to it, it's a fantastic tool!

do you have a gmail address?
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From:[info]leela_cat
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 12:19 pm
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Yes, I do. Although I never use the account. It's lizyjn@gmail.com.
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From:[info]vimeslady
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 06:57 pm
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I can understand if you don't want to write an entire long fic, but I would really dearly love to know the details that you DO have on this backstory. Especially why he took Allie. Personally, I think the universe is better off without a lot of loss/guilt/whatever over Allie's mother mixed in. But the fact that Snape chose to take Allie, and celebrates the anniversary of the day he did so, is really important. So even a meta about the circumstances would be nice.

Also, the sketch is absolutely wonderful.
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From:[info]littleblackbow
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 08:16 pm
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You know, that's not such a bad idea. I think I might do that. Post some meta in the smiths_potters community.

I think I might do it as a sort of timeline, and then highlight the circumstances in little ficlets or one-off illustrations.
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From:[info]vimeslady
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 08:19 pm
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Great! That sounds truly awesome!
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From:[info]accioslash
Date: January 26th, 2009 - 12:18 pm
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That sounds like a great idea. I'm very curious about the backstory and would love to hear it told from your perspective.
From:[info]snapesnapesnape
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 12:10 pm
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I recognized your style of drawing.

Wow. I love seeing Snape sad, even if I don't want him that way.

I'd really like to know the story behind it, however.

Lovely work, as usual.
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From:[info]littleblackbow
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 12:12 pm
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Thanks! This goes along with my Snarry Games video. It's the part when Snape takes his daughter away as a baby. I don't know if I'll write the story for this or not, but I do think I'll do some more illustrations.
From:[info]reallyginny
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 01:52 pm
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Wrenching...especially knowing this is a scene from the Allieverse. Snape's despair is nearly palpable in this image and just as in your first Allieverse video, I found myself instinctively reaching out to comfort him. Gorgeous, as always.
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From:[info]littleblackbow
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 08:14 pm
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Thanks. Yeah, when he makes a decision as serious as this one, it's always a little traumatic. I see him as a person who knows precisely the depths of responsibility he's taking on in something like this.

^_^ Thanks for the comment, hon.
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From:[info]snapesgirl
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 06:12 pm
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He looks so worn down. *pets Severus*
Very nicely done.
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From:[info]littleblackbow
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 08:14 pm
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yeah, poor guy.

Thanks. ^_^ Thanks for looking!
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From:[info]arcadian_dream
Date: January 25th, 2009 - 08:21 pm
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Oh! This is lovely.
He just looks so ... broken. Like his very insides have been hollowed out and there's just nothing left.

xxx
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From:[info]dacro
Date: January 26th, 2009 - 01:03 am
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Oh, the angst!
(I love his outfit!)
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From:(Anonymous)
Date: January 26th, 2009 - 05:48 pm

It's me, Sonia/slai ^^;!

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Hi Rana,

Awww, Snape looks so forlorn there ;(! He looks as if he's just lost something very precious to him!
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