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Wonderland Wars by GarthFT Wonderland Wars by GarthFT
A lot of people have been asking me when Alice in Wonderland will make my list of twisted faerie tales. I am pleased to say that the answer is "Now."

This piece is now available in three different sizes, gorgeously reproduced in archival quality at Shark Robot.
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first of all, I just want to say Holy Moly! I love this. the take is still whimsical wonderland feel to it but has a depth with the darkness also.

I'll start with the background since there is so much detail here. The chess battleground, cards and the red queen's heart palace in ruins I love the mushrooms you put in since they really help perk up the childish whimsy.

The mech white rabbit, dude, that is just awesome in and of itself. you make it badass while still sticking to its jittery, shy character. Wonderful.

Alice, ahh, Alice armor, buckles, and vorpul sword in hand along with her expression gives a bolstering confidence of 'I can take on the world. The iconic blue dress gives her the with the fanciful girlish nature is a good balance for each other.

the color scheme of red and blues is a good choice, I do feel like the red dominates the scene with the sky, mushrooms, blood and red queen's castle in ruins.

Overall, Fantastic balancing act between, tasteful, childish and oddly mature.
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Ahhhh, I have waited for this one for a little while now, and I am glad to see just what has come out of this.

The simple background just sets the mood for the whole scene almost a character in its own right.

Alice just simply pops, I love how nothing else matches her colors in the entire work. She stands out against everything and its just beautiful. I also love the shotgun shells strapped to the leg for that hint of something we missed.

The white rabbit is amazing and I nearly didn't get it at first glance, fitting with the rabbits personality...

The wave of cards "suits" this perfectly...hehe

Excellenct meshing of future and past in a world where surprises are the norm...
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Blueoriontiger Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Nothing beats seeing the White Rabbit as a mecha. :D
Did you take inspiration from the Tim Burton movie and American McGee's Alice?
Ursusmaior Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2015
Methinks I like this pic a lot for its uniqueness and crazyness.
It´s irreal and flipped-over in a rather cute way.
Well done!
firedrake45 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014
please continue your twisted faerie tales. looking forward to seeing the next one.
DrAssenov Featured By Owner May 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
omg I love that mech!
Ashoof Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013
now THIS is how alice in wonderland shoulda happened! 
sickoleman Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013
alice is a badass
undeadjugernaut Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013
and think this version is less disturbing than American McGee's Alice… …
rodsmith23 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013  Professional Artist
wow love the color!!! great line work. this is like a sci-fi , fantasy, fairytale painting and drawing great picture you did some good work!!!!
TasinJace Featured By Owner May 26, 2013
Talk about cutting the deck.
AerialsFlight Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
So much win.
PoppaHerb Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
While the entire scene is amazing, and Alices ensemble is killer, I am drawn to her smile. Love her expression.
SilentmanX Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012
looks brilliant
Fluffypuppy77 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I got the book mark of Little Red from you at Otakon!
Maddog3060 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012
Death to the false empress! Death to the Red Queen!

There are few things sexier than a lady with a bloody sword in one hand and shotgun shells strapped to her thigh. I am having a hard time thinking of them, however.
Adrolyn Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That mecha gives the phrase "down the rabbit hole..." a whole new meaning.
DooM-TF Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012
I cannot see shotgun =\
InkCell-Photography Featured By Owner May 4, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
You Know, after Seeing the Shells on her leg I had the same thought
AnimeFreak40K Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh man... this is like Alice in Wonderland meets Suckerpunch! Frikkin' AWESOME!
PsykotikDragon Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012
Looks awesome Garth! keep up the great work!
Crimsonshade1024 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012
I wanna know where she is hiding the shotgun....
Darianna-of-Tashido Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Please tell me this is a print you'll be selling at Ohayocon next year!!??!?!?!?!?!?!?!?! *begging eyes*
Insane-Randomness Featured By Owner May 6, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I'd pay serious money for it...
pinup-guy Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is pretty sweet! This is like asking Zack Snyder to make his version of Alice and Wonderland, and not have it suck.
sillylittleTpot Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
i LOV3 her armored left arm!
3shades Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012   Digital Artist
Now that is frickin awesome.

I love your style.
Isengim Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I'm reminded of some American McGee related art in the back of Comedity: Volume 1. Gorgeous styling, rich colors - I freaking love it.
Lupina24 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
It does have a certain reminiscence to it.
Toa-Lagara Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I like this style :la:
keight Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012
Well done! Very well done!
SamwiseTheAwesome Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is amazing, keep up the good work!
TheDreamer16 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I have a tiny obsession with Alice in wonderland..and i must say i love this, its one of the best pieces of Alice art i have ever found. awesome sauce all the way ^-^
RBL-M1A2Tanker Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012
...ok, THAT is awesome!
Angwilwileth Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful. :D
gameguy94 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012
Oh my god....This is so bad ass.
MaiLaBelle Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012
It's Alice from Comedity!
silverhammer Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Holy crap, this is so awesome :D
KaosTheRuiner Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012   Digital Artist
This shit is bananas... Oh my God.
cinemajack Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012
Hell yess
ScotAdam Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I've always love your bright and clean colors and this piece does a good job of showing that.
DaishiLegendary Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
This is a beautiful piece. Very well done. :D
capheind Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012
Somebody played alot of Rifts when they were a kid, and his games were definitely better than mine.....
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system-fan Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Blimmin hell this is out of this world. I am doing a game art course and this would fit exactly in with one of my assignments, fairy tale action game. I hope I can get as good as you in my future! Love it!
Anamated Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
This is so awesome, great posing and overall composition!
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