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28. Sorrow- Gred and Little Forge by commoner-pocky 28. Sorrow- Gred and Little Forge by commoner-pocky
Theme 28: Sorrow.

After Theme 26: Tears, I didn't want to draw another angsty scene, which is what "sorrow" prompts. So instead of drawing Fred's death scene, as I was originally planning, to make sure my art teacher didn't think I was super emotional ("pulling a Hamlet," as my English teacher says), I decided to draw George with his new family instead. George goes on to marry Angelina, and they have a boy named Fred. (What do half-black, half-ginger people look like? I have no idea XD) Quite by accident, I drew George, Angelina, and little Freddie off-center... so I felt it was necessary to put Fred in with his twin, at least in spirit.

While this is admittedly a much sweeter scene, J K Rowling says George never gets over Fred's death- he can never cast a Patronus charm because Fred was his source of happiness. So even though he's moving on with this new life, I feel like there will always be a part of him mourning the loss of his brother...

Hope you like :heart:
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Kurai-Fuyu Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013  Student General Artist
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chriswelsh73 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013
Excellent picture, really clever and moving.
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boywiththesnares Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012
Just so you know, the Patronus thing was someone's headcanon, JK Rowling never actually said that. Beautiful drawing though :)
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NordicLynx Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sweet picture :) But I didn't know that about George's patronus - that' so very sad :(
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boywiththesnares Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012
That was actually just someone's headcanon that got passed around as a JK Rowling quote. :)
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NordicLynx Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh, okay. Thanks
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pocketsterling Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
*tears running down face* why *sobbing in the corner* this is so amazing
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anaelisa-100 Featured By Owner May 30, 2012
This's so emotional!
The idea of Fred be with them always, make me so happy. Beautiful concept!
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aeronli Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I love it, even if it makes me want to cry :tears: I like how you made Fred without color. It shows that he's not actually there. I've always wondered what people would do in situations like this where they want to include a ghost/spirit. Would they leave the figure alone after penciling it in, or color them but very lightly? I guess it could go both ways :/
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commoner-pocky Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you very much!

I wasn't sure myself, so I decided to just leave him as a penciled-in sketch. I feel like this makes him seem more insubstantial compared to the others.
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junereames Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2012
Great Picture - it's a reminder that life continues after the tears. I like the small details - how Fred is leaning on Georges shoulder, how little Fred is being lifted on George's foot. The whole picture will make me stretch my mind when I deal with this theme!
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commoner-pocky Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Aw, thank you so much for such a thoughtful comment! I'm glad you noticed those details :hug:
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GedweyKona Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:)
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commoner-pocky Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
=]
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LittleDelving Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Soo sad :'(
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commoner-pocky Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
:hug:
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RiverstarofEarthclan Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awwwww I love this :heart:
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commoner-pocky Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you!!
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RiverstarofEarthclan Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your welcome
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SilentHail15 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Awww I love it!
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commoner-pocky Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks!
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Caramelise Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2011
So good !
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:iconcommoner-pocky:
commoner-pocky Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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Sweet-Cocoa Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
I love your coloring?
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commoner-pocky Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks =]
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Sweet-Cocoa Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
coloring*!*
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TinkerTalker Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2011  Student General Artist
awwwww!!
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commoner-pocky Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
:hug:
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TinkerTalker Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2011  Student General Artist
:tighthug:
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axxablogg Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2011
Cool! I love how the ghost of Fred stands behind them :heart: *SniffSniff* feeling sentimental? Oh yes.
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commoner-pocky Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
:hug:

(love your avatar =D)
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axxablogg Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2011
lol. Thanks :XD:
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MaximumFire Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow that's so cool! That's a really great idea!
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commoner-pocky Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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MaximumFire Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome!
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Luanna255 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011
So cute!
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commoner-pocky Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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AwKwardCoFfee Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
love it!!!
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commoner-pocky Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks!
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AwKwardCoFfee Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
welcome!
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nagisa2345 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Hobbyist
so beautiful
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commoner-pocky Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
:hug:
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nagisa2345 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2011  Hobbyist
:D
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symmersnicole Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Student Photographer
aww this makes me want to cry but I love it
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commoner-pocky Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
:hug:
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MoonyMina Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
this is really beautiful and touching, really...
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commoner-pocky Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you so much!
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ChatterboxET Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Aw, I love this; it's really well drawn and captures his emotions perfectly! :D
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commoner-pocky Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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ChatterboxET Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome :3
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