A Portuguese Folktale – The Knight and the Pact with the Devil ~ Detail

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Art by StarTwo

Today we bring you a close-up of the stern hand that put the Devil in check after messing with the wrong person and the trickster ended up tricked.
This is a detail from the illustration we did for the Portuguese Folktale “The Knight and the Pact with the Devil”.

If you haven’t read the story check out our previous post with our own translation and full illustration right ►here◄!

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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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We’re on Instagram!

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Click the image to be taken to our Instagram!

That’s right, today marks the beginning of our presence on Instagram and we will be delighted if you check it out!  We’ll be posting new details of our work and confidently abusing their carousel feature!

Our handle is @startwoart so come on by and say hi!

And as always,

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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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