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Lisbeth Salander: Noomi Rapace by xpiratical Lisbeth Salander: Noomi Rapace by xpiratical
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Just finished reading the Millennium series by Stieg Larsson, and must say I have found a new favourite character! :D

Lisbeth Salander is one tough cookie, and I love the way she is portrayed and how her character develops in the series.

I also love how Noomi Rapace portrays her in the films of the books, and think she does it perfectly.

Tried a black and white picture this time, mainly for practice in shading and highlights.
Reference picture used of course for likeness. ;)

Was being lazy near the end so used some skin textures by KeepWaitng

Copyright, Lisbeth Salander, Millennium Series, Stieg Larsson etc.
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B0UNCE Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2012
Beautiful portrait. Imho, I think Rapace was... too pretty as Salander. ;)
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xpiratical Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2012
Thank you! You know what, I totally agree with you. ;) They did do a great job for making her look the part though!
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B0UNCE Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2012
If I could ask you one question - do you think that Swedish film is better than the latest, American one, directed by D. Fincher? I prefer american version - it's closer to the Larssons' novel.
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xpiratical Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012
Hah that's interesting that you think that. I preferred the Swedish version personally, thought the casting was better. But the American version wasn't a bad film in any way, and they didn't miss out/change as much stuff from the books, so you have a point. ;)
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undiscoveredcountry Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2012
I guess you're already drowning in praise but ... I couldn't help but doing another feature:

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This is REALLY gorgeous!
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xpiratical Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2012
Wow, that is very kind of you, thanks! :)
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undiscoveredcountry Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2012
Thanks for not saying no :-)

(And for doing great work... wish I could go to that level one day! No BS... !!)

Best

Chris
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Daystar-Art Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey there, you've been featured here: [link] :)
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karmievarya Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2011
very pretty!
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A4067 Featured By Owner May 30, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This beautiful piece has been featured on my journal [link]

Hope you don't mind :)
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