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Morningstar by ClintCearley Morningstar by ClintCearley
I was inspired to do this personal piece based on the character Morningstar while reading Mists of Everness by John C. Wright. Morningstar is a fallen archangel who now commands legions of dark forces and is lord of Acheron in the realm of the Dreaming.
I imagined that at the time of his fall his halo and wings turned black and the tears he wept at being banished from heaven were permanently stained into his porcelain skin which has also began to crack due to his inner corruption.

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DemonDogMarine1960 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2013
Little do you and millions of others NOT know is there is a REAL fallen angel out there.  His name is Lucifer, or Satan.
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ClintCearley Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2013  Professional General Artist
As a Christian I am very aware of the existence of Satan (who was not an angel as commonly believed but a cherub). Morningstar is just a fictional character which uses one of the monikers of Satan to help tie into recognized history and tales for added reading interest.
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DemonDogMarine1960 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
A Seraphim, 6 winged angel.
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vagepaul Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
wauw!!
z cool!!
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madmadman01 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013   General Artist
I think I've fainted.
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alpharomano Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I would love to travel in your imagination, it looks very interesting!
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KnossosvRhodos Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013
...now I just have to figure out how to ship you to Germany and have you paint one of my walls...
Srsly, this piece is a blast. Thank you so much for showcasing it!
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AsGaRDiaN28 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
This is such a fantastic piece!!!
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AxysCG Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013
I like it. Beautilful colors.
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Ammeel Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012
It's so rich and stunning. What a great piece.
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