The Gargoyle

By Acethyle on January 27th, 2016
Race: Norn
Gender: Female
Armor: Heavy
Color: Black
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She was once a renowned Countess. Living in a huge castle, and enjoying a great fortune, this lady was living a peaceful life with her husband and children. Almost everything was great. Her dearest dream of starting a family had come true and she was an accomplished woman. Her family was happy and healthy and she possessed an immense wealth. Success, fame, respect, happiness. She had everything. But in the end, it seems it wasn't enough. It was never enough... At least for her. She decided she needed more. Always more and more.

Something had grown in her mind. Something that obsessed her deeply: the fear of growing old and her quest for eternal youth. This fear had become immeasurable. She wanted to shutdown the time more than anything. She had reached such a point that one day she called on an enchantress who said she could help her and make her wildest dreams come true in exchange for a portion of her fortune. But this enchantress was more a witch than anything else. Indeed, all that this crook made was to curse the countess: she turned her body into stone, her flesh became petrified, and her gaze dead and soulless. She couldn't even feel her heart beat anymore. And mostly, wings and horns had grown on her body. But in a sense the witch had kept her word: the lady wouldn't grow old or die anymore. She was truly immortal.

The witch had turned her into something else. Something definitely not alive and not human. Something that couldn't belong in this society. A feared and ugly monster that was soon rejected by the people, and torn away from her family. Called the cursed stone creature, she was thrown out of her kingdom, and doomed to watch over the ramparts of the city.

In the end, the countess had lost everything and had let her crazy obsessions and the thirst for youth destroy her family and her life. She would spend her eternal life to think about the one she would never live and imagine her children grow old far away from her. And while she would never see them live, she was cursed to see them die. And in the end, when everyone would be gone, and everything woud be ashes, the gargoyle would still be there. Standing alone on the ramparts, until the end of times.

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Hey!
Finally here's the look for my revenant. The bat wings that I've been waiting for to complete my look are finally back ! \o/

I went for a gargoyle/statue look, keeper and protector of the ramparts. For this I tried to make the armor look like stone with grey/black colors.
I wanted to make her face look petrified and deadpan with a fierce gaze too. Like a dangerous vengeful kind of creature.

I hope I succeeded in that. And I hope you'll like it :)


Comments


Elessar Taralom
Fashionista
very unique concept and interesting use of those wings! I love how you always come up with these very special looks! ^^ Weapon choices are on point and everything is pretty much amazing as usual!
Gold!
2016-01-27 16:53

Migg
Fashionista
It really seems a statue, nice idea! Cool pictures aswell!
2016-01-27 18:21

Sugar
Fashion Collector
Such a unique look!
Literally looks as if shes been turned to stone :o
2016-01-28 3:21

Minale
Fashion Collector
You know you're doing something right when I see a new look on the look feed and go "Well, I know who THIS is from!", hahah. By now, I thought most people ran out of unique ideas, but then.. this happened. Like HOW did you even come up with that? You never cease to amaze me with your ideas.. Woah. o:
2016-01-28 4:04

Brodao
Stylist
Great job
2016-01-28 4:31

Radurulf
Wanderer
Pretty cool, but i would choose a more classical haircut. Gold.
2016-01-28 4:35

Becii
Fashion Guru
very awesome o.o
2016-01-28 7:33

Billy
Fashion Collector
Gold :] (le marteau est somptueux *.* et il va parfaitement avec le style gargouille)
2016-01-28 7:56

endelliel
Stylist
This look is insanely gorgeous, I love it. The screens are really gorgeous as well. And she really does look like she was carved right out of the rock.Gold gold gold!
2016-01-28 10:17

Hylek
Fashionista
Perfect!!!
I didnt notice the gargoyle wings were available again :O
The theme is SO unique and so wel executed!!!!
Perfect choice of weapons and awesome screens!
Max sliders!!!!! So its Bronze ofc :^)
2016-01-28 12:03

Acethyle
Fashion Guru
Thanks everyone! :)
2016-01-28 12:34

Acethyle
Fashion Guru
Thank you ! Happy you like it ^^
I don't even know aha. At the beginning I was just trying to find a nice combo with the guild tassets.. I ended up with black colors and I thought about a statue/stone look I guess!^^
2016-01-28 12:37 in reply to Minale

Acethyle
Fashion Guru
Yes I was so happy I didn't expect them to come back so soon! Now if they could release these golden wings... ;)
Ahah ty so much for your Bronze ! :D
2016-01-28 12:39 in reply to Hylek

Khyber
Stylist
*spits out imaginary water*
Gold! Truly stunning and beautiful concept
2016-01-28 20:54

Deathblade Kenny
Fashion Guru
holy shit this reminds me of guild wars factions arborstone i truly think this is one of the best looks i came across... gold cant give diamond.
2016-01-30 9:41

silvertree
Fashionista
Love Love Love Love it :O
This is one of the most unique looks I have seen so far. Maybe it's not everybodys taste, but it's definitively my taste!! woohooo it should rain gold medals for you!!
2016-01-30 11:48

Joykiller
Wanderer
Imaginative, creative & original. Dyes work perfectly with each other, eyes and horns fit and so do the weapons.
You achieved the gargoyle-look you were going for perfectly.
2016-01-30 20:22

morriganiontko
Fashionista
a w e s o m e!!! Very stunning, orginal and it's like new level of creativity!
I love your look, your ideas and screens :)
2016-01-31 8:40

AnaChronism
Fashion Guru
Everything has been said already! It's an amazing and stunning look. Armour, dye- job, weapons and especially the wings are fitting perfectly to this unique theme which makes your character really interesting and beautiful! I am really in love with her and those screens
2016-02-01 13:55

frederickx
Fashionista
GREAT CONCEPT I'M A LITTLE BIT CREEPED OUT GOLD (OwO)b
2016-03-30 0:34

Asti77
Trendspotter
She looks as if shes been turned to stone NIIIIICE!
2016-04-23 16:18

Lionheart_Loner
Stylist
That's really good. Totally nailed it.
2016-05-22 9:21

LeopoldB
Stylist
I would not have been able to come up with something like this myself, good (dye) job!
2016-06-10 12:36