Kitsune Snow by vanorahagen

Kitsune Snow

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Added: Jun 22, 2004
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If you look closely, you'll see that the snowflakes on her kimono are made from a circular repetition of the kanji for "snow".

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"Imagine 2005", a compilation of previously unpublished fantasy art by various artists and assembled/edited by Jenni Mills, has just come out. This picture was selected for inclusion in the book, which is available via

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wow very beautiful!

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I couldn't find image references of actual snowflakes that seemed to fit the image, so I made the snowflakes into subtle joke: I went hunting through a couple of Japanese kanji books that my boyfriend has to find the right kanji in the calligraphic style (which is what I did also for "Kitsune Moon") to use creating the snowflakes. The picture itself was an experiment in using a very limited palette.

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Very interesting way to do the snowflakes...and the way the trees are colored is as well.

Art at its best.