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Childhood of Briar Rose by TaijaVigilia Childhood of Briar Rose by TaijaVigilia
Commission that's taken me pretty much last month to get done... original is an A3 size watercolour and ink piece. /phew!

As the title says, it's events from Princess Aurora's childhood when she was being raised by the three good fairies hidden in the forest.
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surfersquid Featured By Owner 6 days ago
Oh my, this is too cute! The three fairies are my favorite characters in this movie, and you've portrayed their relationship with Aurora so beautifully. I wish there had been more scenes like this in the movie!
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theFEWgirl Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015
Oh my god this is beautiful I'm crying!!!
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Wonderland-Rebel Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2014   General Artist
This reminds me, if the fairies were living as non-magical beings for sixteen years, then how come they couldn't do things like sew or bake without magic!? Was that ever explained in the movie? I've only seen this film once or twice as a child.
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TaijaVigilia Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
As far as I remember it was never explained, it just seemed like they wanted to go for some gags and laughs with the whole making the cake and sewing the dress bit and ignore the plot hole.  Or possibly Merryweather did everything as she seemed like the only competent one when it came to practical tasks.   /shrug  :)
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Wonderland-Rebel Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014   General Artist
Well it did amuse me as a child. ;p
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XEarthFaeX Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014
I always wished they had done this in the movie
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ArtLover2192 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014
AWW!!
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blackbanshee82 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014
I love your art, so original and delicate...simply amazing
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lonelynightrain Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Beautiful work.  Everything...falls into place so beautifully.
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TheNewDorothyGale Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014
this is so awesome, even that horribly sad winter one! I agree with the others. I wish we had been able to see a glimpse into one of my favorite disney princesses' childhood.
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AmazingCatherine123 Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014  Student Writer
aww this is so adorable!! wish they would've showed this in the movie. your depicted her childhood beautifully! :D (Big Grin) :D (Big Grin) :D (Big Grin) 
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ReverieEnfantine Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So cute, I love it !!
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missZoid Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013
wow, this is so cute. I'm so glad I got to see this :D
Rose in her little sweater is so cute!
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mssteacup Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013
I love this so much. thank you for creating this.
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AliciaIsMissJen Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2013
I love this, its so cute.
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RubyOfTrinity Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013
So awesome! The Three Good Faeries are among my favorite characters. ^^

...if Flora can't sew and Fauna's never cooked...who did all the housework?
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Magus-Anarchy-13713 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014
Maybe they switched around for that one day? So they're all trying to do one another' usual jobs and failing. Or possibly Merryweather did everything, your call.
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SparxGuardian Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
will you be doing any more for the other princesses? this is breathtaking! you really have talent!
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TaijaVigilia Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This was a commission so if I do other princesses it won't be exactly like this.. also I won't be in a hurry to do another like this, this one took almost a month to complete with all the planning and stories behind each scene.  :)
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TheElegirl Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013
So cute and sweet. I love this.
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TaijaVigilia Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! :)
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TheElegirl Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013
:)
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ShannonAllAround Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
So amazing!!! :D I'm so glad you did this! 
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RunawayComics Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I wish there was something like this in the movie, then maybe I would feel there's an actual personality to Aurora
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TaijaVigilia Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yeah that's true, she is left pretty blank by the movie.  I seem to remember reading somewhere that she only gets about 15 minutes of screentime in her own movie?
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Dalyla-Imaginarium Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
This is so adorable!
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Chris-Darril Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
This deservers a DD!
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pummill98 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013
i love it
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DazedDaisiesO-o Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful! Ur kinda making me see her in a whole new light (if you've ever seen my deviation of modern and classic sleeping beauty and read the description, you'd know that i m not the biggest fan of her). Perhaps i was being too harsh before.
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TaijaVigilia Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I don't think you were too harsh, based on just the film I didn't particularly like Aurora much either.  She's got, what, 15mins of screentime in her own movie?  Rest is just gags with fairies or kings and Phillip fighting Maleficent.  I'm glad I got this commission and had my eyes opened too.   :)
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DazedDaisiesO-o Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:D glad u think so
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Nightengale1 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013
this is so sweet!
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queenie-bergie Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013
kay so there now should be a movie based on this or a short at the very least!
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JackieStarSister Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
This is excellent in both creativity and artwork! I love that you imagined and illustrated scenes from Briar Rose's childhood, which was all too glossed over in the jump to her 16th birthday.
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AzaleaJones Featured By Owner May 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh how wonderful!
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WinxBigFan135 Featured By Owner May 12, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
really cute
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MoGreenWitch Featured By Owner May 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Really nice, I love !!
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LongLiveEnchanted Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013  Student Digital Artist
u r so talented!!!
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gudruna Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013
I love this
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TaijaVigilia Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you :)
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xchocolovex Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013
this is just soo beautiful!!it makes me want to colour with watercolurs x3 please could you upload it on a bigger size?so i can see better at the details!!:)
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TaijaVigilia Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you. I'm so sorry but this was a commission and I only upload the scans of them in smaller size and with watermark (if I upload them at all). The original piece and high res scan always exclusively go to the person who made the commission. Normally I'd suggest you contact the said person but since the person who ordered this requested anonymity I'm afraid I can't help here.

All my personal works are available to download here on dA and I upload them in bigger sizes.
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JonaylaLaia Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013
Aww, what a lovely idea draw what she did when she was a little child. This is really beautiful and gorgeous. Colouring is totally awesome.
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TaijaVigilia Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you. :)
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brensey Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013
This is so gorgeous and sweet! And the watercolors are stunning.
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TaijaVigilia Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for all the lovely comments. :)
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Brittany-Psalm28-7 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
Gaaa, this is SOOO precious!!!
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xchocolovex Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013
you're soo talented!!
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TaijaVigilia Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you but in fairness, 90% of it is hard work... I wish I had more time to work on drawings. :)
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Merlinfangirl89 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013
Great picture! I like it! But what is she holding in her hand on the scene, where she looks so sad?
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