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(Part 2 of Queen of the Decks dolls anon’s submission)
And here’s the second one - Elaine of Astolat, though I suppose this could be the Lady of Shalott as well. (They are kinda-sorta the same person, right? OTL)
I’d make more, but I’m a newbie to the legends and haven’t delved as deep into Arthuriana as I ought. D: I’m considering making Arthur and the Knights that I know of, but genderbent to fit the dollmaker (Queen Arthur and her Knights?).

(Part 2 of Queen of the Decks dolls anon’s submission)

And here’s the second one - Elaine of Astolat, though I suppose this could be the Lady of Shalott as well. (They are kinda-sorta the same person, right? OTL)

I’d make more, but I’m a newbie to the legends and haven’t delved as deep into Arthuriana as I ought. D: I’m considering making Arthur and the Knights that I know of, but genderbent to fit the dollmaker (Queen Arthur and her Knights?).


giftedfool:

William Holman Hunt’s tremendous painting from Tennyson’s tremendous poem, ‘The Lady of Shalott’ (1832).
But in her web she still delights
To weave the mirror’s magic sights,
For often thro’ the silent nights
A funeral, with plumes and lights
       And music, came from Camelot:
Or when the moon was overhead
Came two young lovers lately wed;
I am half sick of shadows,’ said
       The Lady of Shalott.
….

giftedfool:

William Holman Hunt’s tremendous painting from Tennyson’s tremendous poem, ‘The Lady of Shalott’ (1832).

But in her web she still delights
To weave the mirror’s magic sights,
For often thro’ the silent nights
A funeral, with plumes and lights
       And music, came from Camelot:
Or when the moon was overhead
Came two young lovers lately wed;
I am half sick of shadows,’ said
       The Lady of Shalott.

….


slayerofastolat:

Second of my modern Arthurian AU ladies~ Elaine of Astolat! (I literally posted a picture of her like four days ago I have no self control) I drew her as a painter in reference to the whole reading of The Lady of Shalott as a metaphor for the artist, and I dig the idea of her being the dreamy romantic artistic type. I envision her relationship with Lancelot as a bit more complex than it’s generally written, with her being an unwitting pawn in his kinda douchebag-y plan to make Guinevere jealous after they have some stupid spat. Lancelot eventually realises he’s dun goofed when it becomes apparent that a) Elaine is actually totally sweet and he likes her a lot but doesn’t love her b) Guinevere gets more angry on Elaine’s behalf than jealous and c) Elaine falls completely in love with him. Oops.

More ladies: Morgan le Fay


slayerofastolat:

Elaine of Astolat with Lancelot’s shield~
This took way longer than I thought it would, coloured that doodle I did the other week. Gave it a bit of an art nouveau flavour. Was fun to colour! Used stock for the lilies, I’m not that patient. Not sure how I feel about it overall, but ehhh.


slayerofastolat:

First request done! queeringcamelot wanted Queen Guinevere and Elaine of Astolat being cute after my post about Guinevere/Elaine slash the other day. I figure they’re waiting for Arthur and the knights to finish their ~man business~ and Guinevere’s like ‘this is totally boring let’s sneak off and bang somewhere’ because who needs Lancelot anyway right

But yeah this was fun I totally want to do some more of these two ^3^ Thank you for requesting me <33


toldtothechildren:

From the previous page:
"Carry me down to the river and lay me in the barge, and, alone with our old dumb servant, let me be taken to the palace"
That dude looks like he is not best pleased at being referred to as “our old dumb servant.”
"Stories of King Arthur’s Knights Told to the Children"
by Mary MacGregor, with pictures by Katharine Cameron

toldtothechildren:

From the previous page:

"Carry me down to the river and lay me in the barge, and, alone with our old dumb servant, let me be taken to the palace"

That dude looks like he is not best pleased at being referred to as “our old dumb servant.”

"Stories of King Arthur’s Knights Told to the Children"

by Mary MacGregor, with pictures by Katharine Cameron


slayerskywalker:

First request done! @queeringcamelot wanted Queen Guinevere and Elaine of Astolat being cute after my post about Guinevere/Elaine slash the other day. I figure they’re waiting for Arthur and the knights to finish their ~man business~ and Guinevere’s like ‘this is totally boring let’s sneak off and bang somewhere’ because who needs Lancelot anyway right

But yeah this was fun I totally want to do some more of these two ^3^ Thank you for requesting me <33


onlyamythinhistory:

Mythology Dreamcast: Isolda Dychauk as The Lady of Shallott

 Who is this? and what is here?
And in the lighted palace near
Died the sound of royal cheer;
And they cross’d themselves for fear,
           All the knights at Camelot:
But Lancelot mused a little space;
He said, “She has a lovely face;
God in his mercy lend her grace,
           The Lady of Shalott.”


rhaenysdayne:

a new avalon: morgause, morgan &amp; elaine

when most people think of the faye sisters they think of the two eldest, they forget that there used to be three inseparable little girls who played with barbies together. and that morgause taught both her younger sisters to do their make up and go shopping and flirt with boys. but things change and people grow apart and elaine was left behind. sometimes she wishes that she could one of three again but she never was ruthless enough for the oldest two who will always climb to the very top.

rhaenysdayne:

a new avalon: morgause, morgan & elaine

when most people think of the faye sisters they think of the two eldest, they forget that there used to be three inseparable little girls who played with barbies together. and that morgause taught both her younger sisters to do their make up and go shopping and flirt with boys. but things change and people grow apart and elaine was left behind. sometimes she wishes that she could one of three again but she never was ruthless enough for the oldest two who will always climb to the very top.


diaryofalandlockedmermaid:

Elaine, by Pollie Clarke

diaryofalandlockedmermaid:

Elaine, by Pollie Clarke