A Portuguese Folktale – The Knight And The Pact With The Devil ~ Lines

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Today we’re sharing the lines behind the illustration of a rare opportunity to see the Devil be slapped on the hand, caught red-handed on his mischief!

Read our translation of the Portuguese folktale right ►here◄, along with the finished illustration for the lines above!

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A Portuguese Folktale: The Knight And The Pact With The Devil

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Often stories with a devil’s pact as their theme have the ill-fated hero offer his or her soul as a prize for such deal.
That is not the case in this very old folktale we chose to translate and adapt and now have the delight to share with you!
We invite you to sit back and enjoy this folktale from the Middle Ages colleted by Teófilo Braga!

The Knight And The Pact With The Devil
(translation, adaptation and art by StarTwo)

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The Knight and the Pact with the Devil ~ Sketch

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Here’s one of the images we’re working on right now!

This one will accompany the next Portuguese Folktale we will soon release. It’s a very old medieval story and the version we got, though more recent, it’s still a doozy to translate.
As you can guess from the title though, it will involve knights, devils and… holy ladies?
It’s a mystery for now!

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Happiness of a Princess

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The idea that hopefully every Folktale Princess was once happy, at least at some point in their life – even if we only pick up on the drama when telling their stories – made up for a tribute to a Princess’ Happiness that (at least) once was. Or will be!

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Red Riding Hood and Cub ~ Detail

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We decided to share a closer look at our not so Little Red Riding Hood and her young wolfy friend. We truly wanted to give a clean slate to this wolf and emphasize it being a cub, thus super cute puppy eyes were deployed.

And now we want a dog…

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