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March 1, 2005
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Maharet and Mekare by LilFairie Maharet and Mekare by LilFairie
This was meant to be a draft picture of the vampires Maharet and Mekare, twins from the Anne rice chronicles. I was going to do a coloured version latter. But half way though drawing them I realised I drew them way too young :( but I still like how it turned out…well how the left twin turned out any way.
Media: HB pencil, 4HB pencil, 6HB pencil.
Time: One and a half hours

Heres a brief history of Maharet and Mekare for those who don’t know:
The vampires, Maharet and twin sister Mekare are 6000 years old. These twins lived in ancient Egypt at the same time as Akasha and Enkil (rulers of Egypt). They were part of a long line of witches, which were somewhat well known in their village. They spoke to spirits, both good and bad. For one of their traditions, which was to eat the remains of their dead, the Queen ordered that Maharet's eyes be torn our and Mekare's tongue be cut out and for Maharet to be raped by her sevent Khayman. Before this horrible punishment Maharet asked one of the most evil spirits of them all to punish Akasha (a spirit that loved to prick thousand of holes in people and lick there blood, for pure fun and taste). The spirit entered her body and took hold of it, making her the first vampire in the world. With an incredible thirst Akasha “turned” her husband Enkil and Khayman. Khayman felt a deep sorrow for these twins and made them vampires. Maharet and Mekare were separated by the queen’s orders and didn't meet again until 6000 years later when Akasha rose from her sleep to rule the world. Maharet and Mekare are tall with long red curly hair with green eyes. Maharet, however, needs to steal her victim’s eyes to see, so she always has different coloured eyes. Mekare's tongue was taken from her by Akasha so she probably takes tongues from her victims.

Edit: I darkend the picture but the lighter one can still be found here: [link]
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Methyss Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Nice! You shall consider in participating in my Anne Rice contest! -->[link]
jazzknh Featured By Owner May 22, 2009
I like it. I could see them like this and I really think the sumptous lips and big eyes suit them.
LilFairie Featured By Owner May 22, 2009  Professional Interface Designer
thanks :hug:
ChichiOracle Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2008
wow they look like humans
crazygirl131 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2005   Photographer
I hate to risk sounding cliched... but you have a lot of talent. Wish I could draw like this :)
LilFairie Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2005  Professional Interface Designer
aw thank you :)
dustfae Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2005
this is BEAUTIFUL! The hair is amazing, and I love their expressions. I just finished that book, it was awesome.
LilFairie Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2005  Professional Interface Designer
yeah that was so one of my faves! I've actually fixed this picture up a bit. I've added more colour to the hair and I fixed the nose on the right ones face.
but thanks I'm glad you like my vershion of them....even though they are a little young in this picture.
lishdartist Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2005   Digital Artist
Beautiful job here. I love the shading, and you did a great job with the hair and the full lips. I also love the pose. Very erotic without being overly suggestive. :clap:
LilFairie Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2005  Professional Interface Designer
:D thank you! yeah I love the lips too - they say so much with out saying a thing in a sence. lol
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