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Sailor Zodiac Virgo by washipuppy Sailor Zodiac Virgo by washipuppy
For :icondrachearannak: Contest.I'm a virgo, and so... I design my zodiac as a Sailor Scout.

SO! Character details:

Name: Gwenith Astor
Age: 17
Birthday: 27th August
Birthstone: Peridot
Colour: green and brown (With a bit of blue. Green and Brown feels much more Virgo to me)
Primary - Spica Harvest Cloud: Sailor Virgo places both hands behind her back before sweeping them outwards and forwards, flinging a handful of sparkling dark brown powder in front of her that confuses enemies, causing tears, coughing and irritation to those she hits. This powder is flammable, as was discovered one awkward adventure.
Secondary - Silica Sappara Strike: Sailor Virgo raises both hands above her head, releasing a cloud of sparkling dark brown powder into the air above her which coalesces into a dark pink and brown curved axe-sword. She then brings this sword down to strike the enemy with a damaging attack.
Likes: Lists, Sudoku, riddles, whole grain everything, being outdoors.
Dislikes: Being the centre of attention, having nothing to do, pollen (She gets terrible hay-fever, which makes spring a pain because she wants to stay outside and enjoy the new sun, but she spends high pollen days with a swollen face and runny nose)

Some design notes...
Virgo is often depicted with wings and a sheaf of grain, so I decided to design a set of wings using a grain motif. That's probably my favorite part ^^
Sardonyx, Virgo's stone (Why are my rocks so obscure? Peridot and Sardonyx -_-) is described as looking like a finger nail, pink or brown with a white line, like a french manicured nail. I tried to echo that in her eyes and earrings.
Sappara's are a Assyrian weapon shaped like a harvesting implament. It just seemed to suit her.
I wanted her hair to be the colour of a field of ripe grain. My fellow Australians might not have seen that for a while XD
Why do no scouts have opened toed shoes? Do they all have smelly feet? Or maybe it's an Oc Health and Safety issue. Either way, I wanted to do something a bit diferent.

Anyway, enjoy ^_^
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BrightAkira Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i LOVE it! I'm a virgo too XD
Mixiemangagirl60 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2009  Student Digital Artist
She's born the day after my birthday!
fadak Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2009
This is really well-made, good job!
PkingSora Featured By Owner May 12, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
I Love your Virgo..if anything this is truly a model virgo, in relations to agriculture, purity and all that is virgo..amazing job!
washipuppy Featured By Owner May 19, 2009
^_^ Thank you so much XD I'm sick of people thinking of us only as the anal-retentive sign of the zodiac XD
PkingSora Featured By Owner May 19, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
XDDD no problem <3
samothmcknight Featured By Owner May 11, 2009  Professional General Artist
Loved your entry, it's just great!
washipuppy Featured By Owner May 19, 2009
Thank you ^_^
samothmcknight Featured By Owner May 19, 2009  Professional General Artist
No problem =D
FFgirl7 Featured By Owner May 11, 2009
Love the pose, the skin, the hair... it all! :D
Good luck!
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