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Nox Arcana - Grimm Tales
Original Artwork by Joseph Vargo
Wallpaper by Adam T.
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Disneycow82 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2017  Hobbyist Filmographer
That must be the evil Witch Queen, responsible for the evil forces and dark creatures that plague the Land of Dreams which has now become the Realm of Nightmares, and the evil queen feeds off fear, doubt, and despair of mortals. All who enter her lair may never be seen again. And that book not only contains dark spells, but stories not meant to be told to a child at bed time. Wherever she came from, this is one evil entity you'd never want to see or encounter in your nightmares, or she'll never let you go.
adamtsiolas Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, Nice! :)
Disneycow82 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2017  Hobbyist Filmographer
Wish the creators came out with a story for her. That would be awesome and eerie.
adamtsiolas Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Welcome children, gather 'round,
To heed grim tales of whispered lore—
As twilight falls, dark shadows rise
To haunt the night for evermore—
For ghastly things lurk in the dim,
Beneath the shadows of your bed—
Waiting till you drift asleep
To fill your dreams with mortal dread—
Venture deep into the twilight,
And awaken far from home—
Beyond the mists of Shadow Forest,
Where ancient Sylvan Spirits roam—
Within this dark, enchanted land,
Beasts of legend dwell and thrive—
For in the haunted Realm of Fable,
Dreams and nightmares come alive—

An evil spell enshrouds the land
In shadows, woe and misery—
And in the distant castle tower,
The Queen of Darkness laughs with glee—
And all the denizens of the forest
Suffer beneath this vile curse—
For deep within these haunted woods
Lurk ghosts and ghouls,
and things far worse—
Red eyes glow all 'round the hollow
As night wraiths creep and lie in wait—
To prey upon the lost and weary
And send them to a grisly fate—
For goblins prowl like hungry wolves
And storm clouds blot the moon's pale light,
Beneath the wicked Witch Queen's spell
Of darkness, gloom and endless night—

Down a long-forgotten path,
Woodland nymphs and fairies dwell
Within a secret sanctuary,
Untouched by Queen Sinistra's spell—
The mystic Labyrinth of Dreams
Lies beyond their ancient gate,
And deep within this endless maze,
A hidden treasure lies in wait—
For at the very heart and center,
Lies the fabled crystal key—
But all who dare to seek this prize
Are lost for all eternity—
This hidden key must be retrieved
To break the spell of endless gloom—
Yet none who enter have returned
From deep within this maze of doom—

The pathway home is filled with peril,
In this unending midnight hour—
From the bleak depths of Crone's Caverns,
To the looming Witch's Tower—
Seek the heights of the Black Spires,
Beyond Lake Mordred's distant shore
For therein lies a secret chamber
That hides a long-forgotten door—
Grim reflections mask the gateway,
But no dark magic can withstand
The power of the crystal key,
When wielded by a mortal hand—
Venture through the looking glass,
Then shatter the enchanted key—
To break the spell and lift the curse,
And set the Realm of Fable free—
Jen-Yozusk Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2017
This one is decidedly my favourite album cover of theirs; thank you for posting this huge wallpaper! Was the full picture in an art book somewhere? 
adamtsiolas Featured By Owner Edited Feb 22, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I agree, this is also my favorite album and album art! ;) I have it almost always on my desktop, and i have print it also as a big poster for my wall! :)
No, i have the cd and there is no "full" version in the artwork, (i think the original painting is also square) this is the front cover that it is expanded in photoshop by me to fit my screen format without any distortion!
Jen-Yozusk Featured By Owner Edited Feb 21, 2017
Ah, in that case I am doubly impressed with what you've done. I am a dummy! And thanks for the quick reply! 
adamtsiolas Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you my friend, i' m very glad that you like it!
Kcaos Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012
AWESOME!!!!! This is amazing; Great job! :)
adamtsiolas Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cercan Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2011  Hobbyist
adamtsiolas Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is my favourite!!!
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July 20, 2011
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