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Nefertiti, Queen of Egypt by Aliciane Nefertiti, Queen of Egypt by Aliciane
Nefertiti, Queen of Egypt

Medium : Digital Painting
Software : Krita, Gimp 2.6

She is probably one of the most famous Egyptian queens along with Cleopatra (even though the latter was in fact of Greek origin). Wife of the Pharaoh Akhenaten, some believe she briefly ruled during the time between her husband's death and Tutankhamun's reign. I like to believe this as well :) This representation is based upon her famous bust found by archeologists in 1912. In her time, she was believed to be the most beautiful woman in the world, so I hope I did her justice. I have a long time fascination for Antiquity, and for Ancient Egypt in particular, I've wanted to draw something related to Egyptian culture for a while. I've been inspired by the beautiful actress Lupita Nyong'o to paint this portrait.


References : Lupita Nyong'o
Also on : Tumblr, ArtStation, Facebook
Prints sold on : Society6, DeviantArt

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DC-Girl Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2014
absolutely amazing!!!!!
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:iconaliciane:
Aliciane Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much, I'm glad you like it :)
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bloodyash24 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014
Exceptional.
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:iconaliciane:
Aliciane Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much for your kind comment !
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a1calypso Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow.. so beautiful!
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:iconaliciane:
Aliciane Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks !
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RAMWOC87 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is super beautiful ;~;
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:iconaliciane:
Aliciane Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for your kind words :)
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:iconramwoc87:
RAMWOC87 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome XP
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UltimateButterfly Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014  Student General Artist
she´s so gorgeous!
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