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Red Hood Delivery by Artgerm Red Hood Delivery by Artgerm
It has been a while since my last submission due to my current comic work of GI Joe - American Elite. Now the work is done (yay!) and I managed to squeeze out a little of my time to do something fun.

I like the comic Fables (vertigo) alot and decided to make a "sort of" fanart of it based on Little Red Riding Hood, with a modern twist. It is fun and hope u guys like it. :)

Done in Painter IX. 7 hours.

** GFC = Grandma Fried Chicken. :P
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TazioBettin Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
that is indeed a very interesting fable, with many interpretations. Bruno Bettleheim made a psychoanalitic interpretation that underlines the sexual meanings in the sub-text. The red of the riding hood is a metaphor of menstruation while the dark woods is the fear of sexuality that newly flowered girls have, and of course the wolf represents the man, whose attitude towards sex is akin to that of a predator.
Someone also pointed that in the age from which this tale comes from, red capes were oft worn by prostitutes, and an early version points out that well-mannered girls should never give confidence to strangers, because some of them are hungry wolves that hide behind the mask of kindness. Namely, it was one version of the tale in which Red Riding Hood was not saved by the woodcutter or hunter that kills the wolf, she just dies like that.
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the-fallen-one3 Featured By Owner May 18, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
I love :love: fried chicken!!
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chridoodle Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2008  Professional General Artist
I love Fables the series. You have done it a real credit here. I really enjoy this one.
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Xia-Cynandre Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2008
I follow the series so I love this piece. Its cute.
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EldarZakirov Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Amazing Artwork and cover art! I like your style of painting! Awesome art! Well made!
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xxdarkestrosesxx Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2008
Oh my, I love it!
I am also into Fables, which makes this all the more better.
^_^
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skylarkza Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2008
I love Fables!

And even though this isn't at all what their version of Red is like, I think you have captured the feel of the series beautifully! Your atmosphere is perfect.

Amazing!

:worship:
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GnomeLiberator Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2008
Awesome.
great modern spin on it P:

Not to mention the incredible quality of your art, anyways...

Love the whole gun idea :>
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MidoriKocha Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2008
Huge Fables Fan. Right on!
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ColdplayaChris Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2007
Oh my god, lol, go home already, fool, just go home.
Naw, naw, really like this one, very humerous, must be Detroit.
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natchosox Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2007
HAHAH! SO CLever! wow, that's so good!!!
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hxmotofox88 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2007
this is awesome! really nice work =]
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:iconnezha:
nezha Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2007  Student Photographer
awesome!
i like fables a lot too, and this has been one of the greatest fanworks i've seen by far!
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lovevideo Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2007
HAHAHAHAHAHAHA ,She is running to her grandmothers house to deliver the drumsticks , while Litle Red's grandmother hired the wolf to "whack her". (it is totally my opinion of the picture)
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musicaltheatrechild Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2007  Professional Traditional Artist
Fables rocks, love your take on it too... I really respect how much talent and patience you have xxx
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:iconsilvre:
Silvre Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2007
I :heart: Fables.
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FrancineDelgado Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2007
jaaj , great
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:iconblackheartbeloved:
BlackHeartBeloved Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
do you do the cover art for the Fables series!?!?!
I LOVE IT!!! :heart:
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:iconisay:
Isay Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2007  Student Digital Artist
Wow. I thought it was an official Fables cover. That's how awesome it looks.
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steadybeat Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2007
lol..kfc
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boosnap Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2007
nice work man. I like the your creative humor.
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Digital-Transfer Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2007
I absolutely love Fables. And James Jean is my favorite artist. Question, where'd you get the Fables Logo? I cant find it for the life of me.
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Viethra-Schepherd Featured By Owner May 24, 2007
LOL Wolf is a powder wig. Red needs a belt. I really like this series. I have read the first graphic novel just recently. Sherilen Van Valkeburgh should have been a bit more careful when doing page 22 and page 102. I like the composition of this pic. You have great painting skills.
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Elestial Featured By Owner May 24, 2007
My little Red...How large your breasts are..O_o
lol. Real fun. I like it. Her grandma must of died after seeing that site of her grandaughter. It wasn't the wolf that killed her.
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Hampire Featured By Owner May 18, 2007  Professional Filmographer
BOY I love this FANart!!!
Great, funny and amazing!
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ShimiMouse Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2007
Have you seen what they actually did with Red? I kinda like your idea better.
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Oshe-Rono Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2007  Hobbyist Filmographer
I like it.
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Skylord Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't remember Bigby ever using guns. O_O
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yamzilla Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2007  Hobbyist
Great work! I'm a Fables fan also, good to see another person's take on the characters.
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rafaellam Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2007  Professional General Artist
Fables the best comics ever !!!
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DingusXIII Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2007
I absolutely love this series. Fables rocks. You did an excellent piece here, I could actually see this as a cover for one of the graphic novels or paperbacks.
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nothinmajor Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2007
I love the smell lines. I mean, I love the whole thing, but the smell lines are a great touch.
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Dakanavar Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2006
Delightful! Love to see a graphic novel of this ;P
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C3R3ALKILL3R Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2006  Professional General Artist
7 HOURS?

unbelieveable!!!

a real masterpiece!

(3)
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:iconchanny:
Channy Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2006
i love that comic soooo much...i can't wait for the next one to come out.
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Demithor Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2006   Traditional Artist
Deserves a favourite just for being Fable fanart, not to mention how awesome it looks!
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darkpiece150 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2006
I love fables, and I love this piece!
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Tai-chow Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2006   Digital Artist
whoa! how did you add those transparent curvy lines! those look great ont he picture!! *takes a piece of chicken*
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bluexfish Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2006
wow.. this is awesome! worthy of being used in publication :D
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3mpirE Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2006
The wolf looks more like a golden retriever to me... but other than that, this certainly deserves a place among the other masterpieces in your gallery.
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eiflovv Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2006
shes no longer little but still red riding hood but hotter xD
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:iconnhyme:
nhyme Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2006
fables is awesome.
yr pic is awesome!
love yr stuff
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-lestat- Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2006
Fables is possibly my favorite Vertigo book right now. Love James Jean of course.
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:iconplornt:
Plornt Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2006
Awesome! :aww:
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Armonis Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2006
Little red ridind-hood has a hot ass. o_O;; I'm scared.
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:iconmyada:
myada Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2006  Professional General Artist
awesome! i loved the colors ...
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dislexik Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2006
fables!

do more fables anytime i wont mind
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jacksprat Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2006
You did a really good job imitating the cover artist's style (what's that guy/girl's name? I can never remember it) while still maintaining your own unique flair(sp?). The hair on Bigby looks a little odd--almost feminine, really--but Red's outfit is very nice--reminds me of Chiodo. Yay Bill Willingham!
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MPBoruff Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2006
Wow, I've been reading Fables since issue 1, and this definitly deserves to be a cover.
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MewSeeChi Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2006
This made me laugh
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