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The Wood Between the Worlds by Kecky The Wood Between the Worlds by Kecky
The Magician's Nephew is definitely my favorite Narnia book, and definitely high up on the list of my favorite books ever. Here is my sorry attempt at a tribute.

Okay, so maybe I actually like how this turned out quite a lot. It still doesn't live up to the book.

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Given 2007-12-10
The Wood Between the Worlds by ~Kecky beautifully illustrates a classic book and captures a delightful and fanciful storybook feel-- this piece will surely transport you to another world! ( Featured by aunjuli )
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FreedomofFantasy Featured By Owner May 6, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh man, this gave me nostalgia. I had this book before we moved, but now it's in storage... Lovely piece! The textures and everything are wonderful!
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Werewolf289 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Aaaw! The boy looks like Christopher Robin from Winnie the Pooh. 😊
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Cait633 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2015  Professional Writer
This makes me so happy, no one ever talks about this book and it is definitely the best in the series (in my opinion). I love the illustration : )
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lisatoc Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015
By any chance do you sell this as a giclee print or in some other form? I'd love to purchase it and frame it for my home!
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Devinedan Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I've had Narnia on my mind a little lately, and after typing in the wood between the worlds I find this nice artwork, a well done interpretation :)
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xLizzax Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014
Very nice!
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maweezerubbabel Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014
amazing, though.It definitely captures something. Thankyou so much. 
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littlecynicism Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I adore this piece.
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ScribblerMather Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013
I'd put this on par with the original illustrations.  I always wished they had explored more worlds :D
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Hopeiscomingforme Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is absolutely perfect!
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LostInThought3624 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think this might be my favourite drawing for The Magician's Nephew ever.
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L1ghtningpaw Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is exactly how i pictured them!! thank you so much!
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drmfslt Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013
"sorry attempt at a tribute" -are you kidding me?! This is gorgeous!
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JackieStarSister Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
This is excellent! Great artwork.
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GilithE Featured By Owner May 28, 2012
Wow! That's great! Well done! :D
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MirkyJedi Featured By Owner May 2, 2012  Professional Photographer
Love this! :)
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littleperson1832 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yes!!! Narnia FTW! And I love this; the way you captured the peaceful atmosphere and the kids' curiosity is perfect!
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violetseptember Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2011  Student General Artist
OMGOODNESS! I've never seen art of The Magician's Nephew! And this is so clean cut and fantastic! I LUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUV IT!!!
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melzika Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2011
This is gorgeous! I love the feeling, textures, colors, everything. :D
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halloweenfairee Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2011
*looks at picture* "Hey this looks familiar!" *scrolls down, reads title* "Man, I'm slow!
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Lamorien Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
I have aaaaaalways wanted to illustrate this scene! You did such a lovely job with it, I love the colors and the little city in the pool. Well done!!
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wildechilde003 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2011
fantastic!
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moose-in-norway Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2011   Traditional Artist
This looks just like I imagined it when i read the book. Magician's Nephew is my favorite, too.
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mygoodrabbit Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2011
I'LL JUST BE OVER HERE NERDING OUT ABOUT THIS BOOK NOW. <333 Very classic, very clean, but still very descriptive of the book's setting... love this illustration.
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FrozenTKPassion Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This looks really really good!!! If this is an sorry attempt what would your best creations look like( I saw them too:D)
Anyways even though I liked The Magician's Nephew I enjoyed more 1st, 2nd and 3rd...Maybe because I grown more found of the Pevensies...:hmm:
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Pawn4King Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2011
It is good work.
I specially like the "mirror of Galadriel" detail of seeing in the water images of the destination world.
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amp3dup Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2010
This is amazing! by far the best Magician's Nephew fan art that I've found! Magincian's Nephew is also my favorite Narnia Book!
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SnittyCakez Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
8D
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CWM101 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2010
Love it! :D
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scarlethorn Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2010
Honestly-this could be an illustration in the book. I love the old-fashioned tints to it and the image of Charn in the pool water. It looks like an old illustration.
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trottle-a-swan Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2010
I loved the image of being able to drop into other worlds. Beautiful rendition of this scene.
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FayetteAethelwyne Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2010
Oh my lord, mine too! Its so under rated!!!
I wish they would hurry and make the movie of this book, I love different interpretations.
<3
You're great.
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lion-feathers Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2010  Student Writer
That would make a GREAT cover illustration!
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XLordAndyX Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2010  Student General Artist
awesomee draaaw :D!!!
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PeachCat93 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2010  Student General Artist
awesome!
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riek92 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2010  Professional General Artist
It looks awesome! Specially that you can see the city in the pool! :D
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Hallu-Positronium Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010  Student Digital Artist
I read the Magician's Nephew, and I though the Wood Between the Worlds was a really neat concept. (Heck, the Narnia series is a really neat series.) Thanks for drawing it, this made my day!
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BrokenSpaceAngel Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010   Photographer
This is so lovely! I think you did a fantastic job, living up to the book! :heart:
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FiskXPhantom Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010  Student General Artist
I'm reading it now! Pretty cool visual. :D
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Dragonfyre51 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2010  Student
I love that book! I think you captured it nicely :)
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aryl5 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2010
You should draw for the publishers : D
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Choestoe Featured By Owner May 27, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
"The Magician's Nephew" has always been my favorite as well. It's just as I imagined it.
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tiemeinbows Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2010
Hope you don't mind me using this on a blog post about the Wood Between Worlds. I think the print is lovely. If you'd like me to change it, though, please let me know.

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LadyBookBat Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2009
Whilst looking for Narnia fanart I stumbled across your gallery, I have to say this is my favorite. :D
The detail of Charn at the bottom of the pool is a love.
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furious-teapot Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2009  Student Digital Artist
This was such an amazing concept by C.S. Lewis, it still lives up to todays standards, even sets it in terms of world-to-world travel. It was so mysterious, I'm quite fond of this book also.
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Kyo-is-my-LoVeR01 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
Go. Narnia! Love it! The Magician's Nephew was a great book :) One of my faves in the series :)
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Redrockinrose Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Damn, this is effing awesome! It's just beautiful!
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VampiraDaee Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2009  Hobbyist Artist
I thought this reminded my more of the old Secret Garden illustrations.
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jmaiocchi Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2009
amazing!! I also love The Magician's Nephew! I think this is a great depiction! :)
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fishylights Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2009
I love the soft colors, clothes and the fairy tale feeling it has!
:D :+fav:
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