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Delilah and Ariel by moonwolf-95 Delilah and Ariel by moonwolf-95
Originally posted to my blog.

I’ve been having a bit of an art block recently, with life intruding, the death of one of my storage drives and trying to recover that for a project, and the weather.

So, for rest and relaxation, I fall back to my second favourite pastime (after doing renders of Giger-esque aliens) – Doing renders of the characters in books I love.

I’d done one of Menolly, one of the Sisters of The Moon from Yasmine Galenorn’s Otherworld novels a little while ago, and figured since I’m on a roll, stick with ones I have a visual of firmly in my head.

The other one I wanted to do this time around was Menolly’s sister, Delilah.

Delilah’s kind of complicated. Like her sisters, she’s half-fae/half-human – but she’s also a were-cat.

Now most people hear “were-cat” and they immediately think “Oh, were-lion” or similar, but no – Delilah’s shape-shifted form is … a tabby cat.

*Waits for the snickers to die down*

That all changed in the past though, when Delilah was volunteered to be one of the Autumn Lord’s Death Maidens (and, the only living one at that!). Delilah acquired a second form in the process – A were-puma.

All those who snickered, please wait, I’m sure you’ll get harvested soon enough :)

However to add a new twist, Delilah’s discovered that she’s not exactly alone – she had a twin sister, Ariel, who died at birth, but has been watching over her “all her life” and now appears to her in the form of a leopard.

Yeesh, just when you thought your life was getting complicated, you get snagged by an Elemental Lord and discover you have a twin you never knew!

So, it only stood to reason that they should have a picture together.


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Rainwolf21 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
nice work.  Any chance you'd do one of Camille with Morio in his fox form? Or all of her men?  Maybe even one of Menolly & Nerissa (in her feline form)?
moonwolf-95 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
I really should do more Menolly art :)
Rainwolf21 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Plz do
bitchywriter101 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2010  Student Writer
Technically speaking, she's a black panther in her second form, correct? A panther is more closely related to a leopard than a lion, so it's not really a puma...

Sorry, being technical. XD

Awesome rendition of her though. :)
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