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Severus Snape by ellaine Severus Snape by ellaine
EDIT: Sorry for bothering you again with this, but the picture has been changed again. And on another note - I'm sorry guys and gals, but no more free usage of it will be allowed since it got sold and belongs now to the big bad wolf...eeerrr, I mean the big Polish book store and multimedia company EMPIK and will be used as a part of their promotional material for the last Harry Potter book (along with two other pictures, I'm doing for them:) ).

I still don't know whether I like him or can't stand him. I guess, both. But certainly it's an interesting character and I have a weakness for those controversial, messed up and hardly likeable personalities.

And again my favourite colour scheme, I hope you don't get bored with it too fast;p

EDIT: A year later. Now I can certainly say that he is my favourite HP character. And the picture is certainly better. One of the reasons why I love digital art - you can always go back to a picture you liked and redraw it.

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Severus Snape is © J.K. Rowling
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Toblass Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2015
I love your Snapes. He has a very imposing air about he should. And the foolish wand-waving, gorgeous! Love Heart Heart Heart 
ellaine Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2015
Oh, thank you, I'm happy that you like my version of him<3
StarryEyedBrina Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love this!! Striking and full of dark contemplation. 
ScheherazadesHorcrux Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Sevvie rules! I love how the spell just winds around the picture, very cool!

It's so nice to come across a Spn fan who's also a HP (more specifically, a Snape!) fan! :D
DePrEsSeDlYRiCaS22 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012
OMG I WANT SEVY's BABIES!!!!!!!!!!!!! <3 -dreamy sigh-
TheGreenSprite Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012
i love severus.
DelphiPsmith Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
and will be used as a part of their promotional material for the last Harry Potter book -- seriously? Congratulations! This is really nice :)
Kitsune1978 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2012
This is just stunning.
RebekaCooper Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012
Severus is a wonderful character. I think he deserved a better life than he had, even if he made some bad choices when he was younger that haunted him the rest of his life, i dont think JKR should have killed him off.
I like the clouds outside the window and the little highlights on Severus' robes. I'm not so certain why you decided to make the...what ever it is thats coming out of his wand be red. Is there any special significance?
I also like the little bottles beind him.
The expression on his face suits his personality. very well.
Zireael07 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Love his face and pose and the red swirls that form the border. Brilliant!
Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2012
Amazing picture!
Bluefeatherking Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2011  Student Writer
hey can i use this for a music video on Youtube about Snape? I'll link back! :)
BlackSteelSeishirou Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011
Dude!!!! Epic picture!!!!!! you're really good!!!!
FallenDanceAngel Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Very awesome :D I like it very much :D
Mayleth Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very well done, especially the atmosphere. The arched windows and blackness of the picture add to the mysteriousness and eerieness that Snape embodies
XcubX Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
dark magicness.....
shabaDOOP Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2010
the contrast is so pretty, cuz most of the picture is black, and that makes the red stand out more. great work! :clap:
RainbowHarvey Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
beutiful. i like it very much
Quolia Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome! :la:
sadyblue Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2010
I love it!
Limejuice-Ink Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2010
Snape, Hermione, and Draco Malfoy were the only characters I liked in the 'Harry Potter' series. I love the effect with the smoke!
lilarcher Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
GsusFreak-Ash Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing! Congratulations on the selling of it too; though it's not suprising, I love it!
severussnape8 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2010   Writer
lejwis Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2010
pamiętam jak przed premierą Insygni tata przywiózł mi w niespodziance do domu to specjalne empikowskie wydanie ';Proroka Codziennego'. Czytając artykuł o Severusie zobaczyłam ten obrazek i od razu go z czymś skojarzyłam. Byłam pewna, że już go gdzieś widziałam... No i miałam rajce :) zaczęłam szukać po dA i trafiłam na niego :) Moge tylko powiedzieć, że jestem zachwycona tym arcydziełem :heart:
Serdecznie pozdrawiam! :)
Barbaraillustration Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2010
Your work is featured in my Severus Birthday journal.

A-Phoenix-Muse Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2009
Love him! :)
Maruta-chan-chan Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2009
Oh, my love! Niedawno przeczytałam ostatni tomik i ryczałam jak bóbr. Ślicznie Ci wyszedł ten rysunek. Piękny wyraz twarzy, zaraz znów zacznę pociągać nosem T_T Pozdrawiam!
mintorah Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2009
This picture really makes my inner fangirl squee.

Brilliant job! :clap:
Love Snape <3
Momilein Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
So great!!!!
cain11 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
he he he pamietam ten obrazek z gazetki ktora kiedys wydal empik
naprawde urocze ^3^*
SisterInRage Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2009  Student General Artist
i like the little spider in the corner. lol.
nice work.
Deintraum Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2009
on jest PRZEBOSKI, dokładnie taki Snape z moich wyobrażeń, po prostu bajka :blowkiss:
Theibes Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2009
:D :D :D
Genismai Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2009
Servina Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2009
very nice instant fave :+fav:
MissDawson Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2009
Wow i really like it!

I also like the smoke effect and in the window the spider =D
Shiron-Sue Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2008
I love how you did Snape and I simply adore the magic flowing around him in pretty swirls :D
A absolute :+fav: from me :)
peace101zaira Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2008  Student Traditional Artist
OMG I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Pacsuli Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2008
Instant favourite ;)
leniwa-cisza Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2008
Przeglądam sobie da i nagle mój wzrok padł na coś, co już widziałam. Z pewnością widziałam. A ponieważ pamięć krótka, a internet powolny, zabrałam się do przeglądania domowych archiwów. I eureka! Wycięty z ulotki Snape. Kubek w kubek. Ale tamten był czarno-biały, a ten w kolorze :lol:
:love: :heart: Pismo obrazkowe; jakże wymowne ;)
Gosiakaa Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2008
Severus w twoim wydaniu jest genialny. Ogólnie za każdym razem gdy patrzę na twoje prace, chce mi się płakać, że ja nie umiem rysować. Jesteś moją idolką XD
dziab-dziab Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2008
Uwielbiam ten art. Mam go gdzieś nawet wydrukowanego i wklejonego do skroszytu :D Tak właśnie wygląda mój Severus.
ruzica87 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2008
Lisadora Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
CrazedMind Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2008
I love the magic. Looks really great. Snape is such a great characteeeeeer!
KokuouHoshiMyu Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2008
It looks so magical! Absolutely perfect!
LibertinaElizabeth Featured By Owner May 11, 2008   Writer
Przesliczny... Masz talent:) A Snape'a uwielbiam^^
SlashingDasani Featured By Owner May 6, 2008  Hobbyist Writer
Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. Who could not adore him? :) The coloring, the texture - I'm no artist by any means, but I love this.
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