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Qavah the Brave by WesTalbott Qavah the Brave by WesTalbott
This is a painting I did for my little cousin who will soon be going through a bone marrow transplant. I hope that every time she looks at it she will feel brave and strong.
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xelianthought Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014
Nice! 
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Aankai-Rain Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
beutiful
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robertoallende Featured By Owner May 13, 2014
Very beautiful!
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:iconblackpandah:
BlackPandah Featured By Owner May 12, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Not only is this a stunning piece of art but a lovely idea. Beautiful.
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Quickning Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014  Professional General Artist
This is brilliant. All my best to your neice.
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dark-precipice Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is gorgeous! :D I wish Qavah and your family all the best!!
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FallonDarkdreamer Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013  Student
beautiful work!!
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scrumpleberry Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013
This is gorgeous work, I bet she loves it. Here's hoping she's well.
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Ysvyri Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
This is such a beautiful gift to her. I hope she's okay and is well.
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:iconflywrenfly:
flywrenfly Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013   General Artist
Oh... ow, my heart!
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LizzywithaWhy Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
What a beautiful thing to do, and what a beautiful little girl. :heart:
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SirCrazylot Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013
This is wonderful! Thank you so much for sharing this!! I just love everything from the colors to that cute expression on her face!
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whatamidoinghere Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013
Gorgeous! best of luck to her!
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:iconhypergothic:
HyperGothic Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Well done, it's a fabulous painting! Is it coincidence her shield is bearing the Danish flag?
Best wishes for your cousin!
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Yaviana Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013
I will pray for your cousin. I want to thank you for doing this. I so rarely get to see non sexualized black females. I have a hard time in fandom because I feel like in the future and in the past I didn't exist. Between movies and sci-fi and anime, I am a super rarity and at that always expendable and pointless. I doubt you wanted this deep of a reaction but I had to share with you that for today you are my hero.
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WesTalbott Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Professional Artist
Thank you for taking the time to share your feelings. One of the reasons I make art is that I hope it will benefit others. I am happy to say that my cousin returned home to be with her family a couple days ago. She's still not completely recovered but I'm sure it won't be long now till she is. :)
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Yaviana Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013
That is awesome that she is home and improving! Your art is awesome and it is benefiting others! Do you do any collabs? I am and have been looking for an illustrator for many projects. I would have to pay you either based upon profits or a fixed rate per piece. I have had ideas for a while now on some items that I think would do well and have little to no competition for... but they are work intensive and require a team instead of just me and I am not an artist. You know how manga looks in Japan, the one color at a time newsprint phone book sized books? I wanted to do something like that but educational... Where it would have a section of math and math problems and a quiz sheet to mail in for a prize and many many other things.. if you are interested in being involved please let me know. I want to make this happen but I am not an island. Think about it. Let me know.
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shenerdist Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013  Student Artist
I hope she's alright! Beautiful painting by the way. I would love a movie like this.
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tbonegirl28 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013  Professional General Artist
thats beautiful and I hope she's able to be with her family at home soon.
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Pa-Kalsha Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013   General Artist
I saw this on the Women Fighters in Reasonable Armour tumblr, and really like your style. I hope the painting did the trick, and that your cousin is feeling better.
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WesTalbott Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Professional Artist
Thanks, She is still fighting but hopefully wil be able to go home soon.
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TalkyMeat Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013
That's beautiful! Totally awesome!
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ADE-doodles Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Professional General Artist
God bless your cousin.
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bubbles123karate Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Student General Artist
This is the drawing that brought me to your gallery! Glad it did too, your art is amazing! I hope your cousin is doing okay!
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CelticBotan Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing painting, and story behind it, I hope everything was OK with the transplant and your cousin is now fine =)
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Versipelles Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I would have been blown away by this picture in any case, but when one learns of the reason behind it... wow. Just wow.

Oh, and a Leyendecker fan. Majorly cool.
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WesTalbott Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional Artist
thanks. :)
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violetmage Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Gorgeous! I am sure that she will love it!
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Xenite-one Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012
This is the best thing I think I've ever seen. I would LOVE to see a comic about her, or a webcomic. Please take all of my monies.
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Johnsmith1992 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012
how touching!
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itchbay Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2012
I love this so much!
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:iconfrithard:
frithard Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012
Absolutely gorgeous.
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WolvenHeartRose Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2012
that's a wonderful thing you did for your cousin, im sue she will appreciate it more than you know
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Pilgrimwanders Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
very nice!!! Go cousin!!
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Nytetyger Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012
... wow... this is perfectly amazing -- sending good healing thoughts her way via the ether
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BobbieLee Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
O my goodness im actually crying right now! This is a really gorgeous gift, you are the best of cousins.Hope all goes well with her transplant!!
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merrymoll Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Best of luck to your cousin, and may she recover quickly. <3 She looks like a lovely wee girl! This is a lovely painting - the style reminds me of the brothers Hildebrandt. If I saw a book with this on the front I'd snatch it up to read all about this lady knight's epic adventures. :-) She looks amazing!
All the best of luck to you, your cousin and all your family!
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WesTalbott Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012  Professional Artist
Thanks!
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prettykickinghuh Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2012
This is inherently one of the sweetest and coolest things I've ever seen. Like, if this were a movie, I'd watch it.
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:iconwestalbott:
WesTalbott Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2012  Professional Artist
Thanks.
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fake-magical-girl Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2012
Wow.
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Nokadota Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012  Professional General Artist
YES. I hope she gets through the procedure alive and well.
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CrownForAFool Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012
This is so amazing and I wish your cousin all the best! Really, really beautiful and touching. <3
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Scorpiogurl1027 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Student General Artist
This is AMAZING! My prayers are with your cousin!
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tpierce Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012
She is absolutely wonderful. I hope your cousin loves her as much as I do, and that her transplant goes well!
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savannagrey Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is a fantastic piece but I love the reason behind it so much more. Thank you for sharing it with us and I wish your cousin the best!
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PacificSelkie Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2012  Professional General Artist
This is truly one of the most wonderful things I've ever seen. You're a fantastic artist, and an even better cousin.
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WesTalbott Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2012  Professional Artist
thanks!
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aseariel Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Good to hear she's recovering. :)
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Ryan-Nichols Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012   Artist
Best wishes for your cousin, buddy!
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