A Portuguese Folktale: The Envious Queen ~ Part 2


Welcome to the thrilling conclusion of this Portuguese folktale, The Envious Queen!
This last part is definitely not for the faint of heart, although like many other such tales, it was a favourite of young children in our families!
If you haven’t read the first part of this tale, we invite you to do so ►here◄
But nevertheless, we’ll share a small synopsis:

Concerned with the fate of his only daughter, an elderly father decides by means of mysterious arts to help her establish herself and induce fits of envy in none other than the kingdom’s Queen.

What task must his young (and probably traumatized) daughter accomplish for one final time? Let us discover together!

(translation, adaptation and art by StarTwo)

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A Portuguese Folktale: The Envious Queen


After such a long time, we are very happy to once again share with you all another Portuguese Folktale!

 We also decided to divide it into two parts because we wanted to portray the two main characters in this story: the innocent young girl and, like the title says, the envious queen.

The theme of an older woman being jealous of a young one’s youth is a popular theme throughout many countries traditions and typically the odds are against the more mature protagonist.

Will it be different this time? Without further ado, we present you:

(translation, adaptation and art by StarTwo)

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Creature Feature – The Enchanted Moorish Maiden ~ Video


Art by StarTwo

We revisit the Enchanted Moura with a video of the digital inking process.

A lament in the wind whispering “Save Me”, a voice impossible to ignore pulls you towards the direction that made the hair on the back of your neck stand. But the dulcet voice is too sad and you feel compelled to accept the challenge to free her of this cursed afterlife. And you advance as many have done before… At your own risk.

Check the lines and full colour posts on the links below!

★Stay safe and stay inspired★