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The Seven Deadly Sins: AVARICE by dahlig The Seven Deadly Sins: AVARICE by dahlig
"Greed, also called Avarice or Covetousness, is the desire for material wealth or gain, ignoring the realm of the spiritual"

Well, here;s one more guys :)

Done in Painter7. :)

Coming next Gluttony
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Given 2005-09-27
Princess Avarice, residing on her throne of pure goldmatching the noble dress tailored of satin, beholding her one and only, her material goods. Feeling grand over those in jealousy of her abundance, she has no idea of the deadly sin she lives as she pays no appreciation to the spiritual aspects of her worldly belongings.

The Seven Deadly Sins: AVARICE by *blackeri is a delightful digital painting about a stricter aspect of religion and spiritual life.

Also viewable as our Print of the Day. ( Featured by MidnightExigent )
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2000thcenturyLinda Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015
I like the dress so so much!
Good job ;) :)
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AleHeatherStalkrGirl Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2014  Student Writer
Oh, my fav sin! Weird, huh? But I'm just so GREEDY...I even took an online quiz and ended up with Greed!
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CarlottaStudios Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Student Writer
To me, avarice and greed are some of the ugliest sins a person can have. But you still captured that sin in a beautiful, stunning image that represents it perfectly! I adore all of your Seven Deadly Sins collection! The quality of these paintings is like no other! It's like the women you draw in each of these paintings is really the embodiment of the sin they represent. Avarice is wonderfully portrayed, everything from her dress, to her delicate, clearly expensive golden jewellery, to her heavy golden makeup is beaming with material wealth. And her condescending, haughty expression is perfect! It seems to say: "What? You think you're good enough to stare at me, even though you have no jewels? Get out of my face, peasant!"
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AdamF-X29 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
How do you get this type of finish .. retouch software ? curious ? thanks . amazing work .
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muellimaus Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2014
wnderschön
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BritanniaLoyalist Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very nice! I like how you captured it in Goldish look
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Demon57 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I enjoy your "The Seven Deadly Sins" nicely done :heart:
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Illismere Featured By Owner May 4, 2014
Your Seven Deadly Sins series is whimsical, enchanting, and very well constructed! I absolutely love the elements of symbolism you included in each piece- this makes your spin on this generally over-done theme very refreshing and unique :) Lust and Envy are my two favorites- Lust because of the complex  detail, the unique lighting scheme, and the fact that I just can't help but love the appeal of the idea. Envy is amazing because you managed to take what I also think of as the ugliest sin and still made it beautiful and delicate, yet menacing. One thing I particularly marvel at it the draping you gave each sin's dress. Gowns with that much complexity are very difficult to make so convincing, yet you pulled it off with photo perfection. So, I must ask: how did you go about your study of draping? I have worked for years to master this, but my skill at designing flowing textiles is still so shaky. Anyway, excellent work and thank you so much for sharing your lovely pieces!
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orienthoudini Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014
The whole series is amazing! Well done!
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DieHardMusicMan9125 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014
well done good job going in faves! 
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fhelalr Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Superb quality! Really enjoy all of your work! Hug 
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ArtilleryTortoise Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013
Definately represents her sin and those who conduct it. :nod:

I'm not that religious either, but I still find this topic fascinating. :)
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Therena-C-Art Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013  Professional General Artist
it is beautiful! I love the way you *paint* your dresses! stunning! what program do you use>

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shayn-art Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Stunning work!!! Shared at BEST ART EVER - Fantasy & Surrealism Clap 
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Shannonthehedgehog96 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013  Student Writer
I hope u don't mind but I used ur picture for my project in religion (I had greed) I love your artwork and I hope u don't mind :)
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sanuria1 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013
My English teacher used all of your deadly sins as examples of how each of them are portrayed!!!! :D We had a whole class presentation about it!
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LalaSammy Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013
Cute~!
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illutracey Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
i love your seven deadly sins series. . . great works Hug  
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FranticFunFestival Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013
I am really enjoying your work, especially the 7 Deadly Sins.
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davanart Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2013  Student General Artist
This piece of art has been featured in my journal: [link]
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baldoph Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013
I had to prove that I could amount to something this picked me up when I was down this put me back in the swing of things I figured I should share the wealth
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G-4b Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013
I had reached my wits end this helped me get back on my feet miracles really do exist just think of all the possibilities
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pgmatg Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013
I had finally hit rock bottom this turned my luck around its an amazing feeling to have money to blow just picture the possibilities
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bigcheda Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013
I had tried everything because of this im always one step ahead ive finally reached the top keep this between us
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midnight-nightengale Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
wow thats beautiful
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juvriel Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
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Qubilu Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013
This is AMAZING.
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Katsumi96Dokuro Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh,
I just found out about that word
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pervertpattie Featured By Owner May 28, 2013
I like what you did with this sin because the look on her face is amused and evil, but I feel like you could have done more with backround without subtracting from the character. But overall well done!
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karlallenjr Featured By Owner May 26, 2013
I never seen anyone capture so much, so well, and as beautiful.
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner May 16, 2013
Beautiful work! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:
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SlayerXiena Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Professional General Artist
For some reason I feel Belle was the visual model...Maybe its the hair do...the hair color and gold ...
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Emelyanova2010 Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Perfectly
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Emomomotional Featured By Owner May 8, 2013
Favorite
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AesirMaster Featured By Owner May 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
yellow was my favorite color when I was younger
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ruschell Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013
Just so lovely!!!!! Love it.
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Airashii-Enjuku Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
I love all of the deadly sins! this is amazing!
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Kichisama666 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
awesome pics!! :horns:
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duzetdaram Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013
Just amazing.
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XiaoDiamaoh Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013
Cool and Nice touch! :D
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gurlygurl1016 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2013  Student Digital Artist
this is awesome, great collection, really good imagery
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onelittlevixen Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I started with finding your Wrath piece and am LOVING every other part of the Seven Deadly Sins
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DiverseCitizen Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2013  Student Writer
Wow, this is probably my favorite out of the whole series! (Next to Wrath and Envy, of course.XD) I like how the dress is kind of like a mummy's wrappings, which could be taken as another bit of symbolism.

Happy *really* late DD!
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shamsiajafrinshuchi Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013
[link] can i get this background love this
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