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"...a pale, anorexic young woman who had hair as short as a fuse, and a pierced nose and eyebrows. She had a wasp tattoo about an inch long on her neck, a tattooed loop around the biceps of her left arm and another around her left ankle. On those occasions when she had been wearing a tank top, a dragon tattoo can be seen on her left shoulder blade."
Portrait of Lisbeth Salander - a personal work and the first time I've ever drawn her. I'm really looking forward to David Fincher's upcoming The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, he is one of my favorite filmmakers. Many hours in Adobe Photoshop, used some refs of Rooney Mara.

EDIT 09/14/12: Thank you for the DD, `Hyazintha!

Artwork by Alice X. Zhang
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Wasp by `alicexz ( Featured by Negatic )
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chriseastmids Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
:clap::clap::clap:
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:iconzelanbar:
Zelanbar Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
amaizing
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:iconwimddf:
wimddf Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Student Digital Artist
cool! ! ! !
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BootShopStory Featured By Owner May 28, 2014   Artist
:)
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XenonShield Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This piece is AMAZING. I love the look in her eyes, and the way the red colour forms kind of a crown on her head. The strokes look so dynamic... Wonderful. Thank you for sharing your work!
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embem95 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013
I LOVE THIS SO MUCH.
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BrillianceoftheMoon Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013
Lovely
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FanArtistik Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Interesting, lovely job. :clap:
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hannahelizabethh Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2013  Student General Artist
good movie! love this one! :)
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flamnguitar Featured By Owner May 30, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
I bought this a while ago. Every time I have guests over they comment on how beautiful it is!
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black01scarlet Featured By Owner May 12, 2013
ah, thats the dragon with the girls tatoo!
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:icontraburi:
traburi Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013
~amazing~
~<3 it~
~bought it~
:)
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Snovvflake2 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013
wow
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HeroLoverFoolVillain Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
loved the movie, love this piece, great choice of colours, most adequate.
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Adipose620 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Rooney definitely matched my personal image of Lisbeth, but in the end I loved both portrayals from her and Noomi. I do have to applaud Fincher's version because I feel it stuck closer to the book more than the Swedish, but that doesn't mean I love the Swedish version any less.
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skyounkinzero Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013  Hobbyist
Loved this movie- but I am torn between the actresses as who played the better Lisbeth, they both brought powerful qualities to their roles.

HATED the actual dragon tattoo in the American version...it was super dull.
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Misanthrope-Me Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I could just kiss this piece and cry.
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dagi Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013
excellent
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Shimari-chan Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I loved the movie and the character, did not have time so far to read the whole book :) your painting is beautiful :0
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nursethalia Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi! I adore this piece, and I recently saw it on an iPhone case sold here: [link]

I just wanted to check and make sure that this seller is either you, or someone who got permission to use it.
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alicexz Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
No, they don't have permission. :\ This sort of stuff happens all the time though, not much I can really do about it...
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Catch-the-rainbow Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013
This is by far the best artwork based on Millenium Trilogy I've seen. And trust me, I've been looking very long for anything that could at least come close, and - nada. I'm amazed with your taste, your techniques, your colouring and your choice of subjects. Keep up the great work!
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alicexz Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for the very kind comment! :)
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Adonael Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I like the addition of blue to the piece.
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:iconrepetition616:
Repetition616 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
an absolutely breathtaking portrait.
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OhTessie Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is simply stunning.
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romanpixie Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012
Not seen the movie yet but this has made me want to!
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nine9nine9 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Mad skills!!!
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cesariux Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012  Professional General Artist
Awesome Portrait! You caught that something in her eyes. (Hear at ~StupidDanishGirl, she's right about the original Salander.)
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StupidDanishGirl Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012
If you like "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo", you should really watch the swedish version of it! It's 1000x better, and the swedish Lisbeth Salander is muuuch cooler:)
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Meems29 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012
this is really fantastic
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:iconstipend:
stipend Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012   General Artist
excellent coloring :)
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axalendra Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Featured: [link] ~:heart:
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shougun Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012
Seriously...wow. Complete win here.
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ElegantMacabre Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012  Hobbyist
I love the colors used. wonderful work
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Karinta Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Student General Artist
WOW! I love that book and I love your art, and I adore the way you paint. Although I have my suspicions that :iconhyazintha: is playing favorites... but it's definitely worthy of a DD.
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StarShineMB Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Great work!
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Tibbittz Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Gorgeous, haunting, arresting, splashy... wonderful.
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012
Beautiful work! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:
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MAD-Ina Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Soo cool!! ^ ^
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Yegore Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012
Looks great.
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kittykyte Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012
This is an amazing piece of artwork.
I adored the film. You got the likeness down.
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AKAScene Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Pretty Picture :O

*stares into the light
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DarkendVelvetRose Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
kinda looks like the girl from that movie, "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo." great photo though.
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joeltonongkh Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012
love the overlapping color and some detail minor highlighting...so nice and definite a lot of hard word put in...appreciate!
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:iconrinjk:
rinJK Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
beautiful artwork!
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OffbeatBijoux Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Gorgeous work, absolutely love the film but have yet to read the books.
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Wolfbite04 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This....
Is....
FRIGGIN EPIC!!
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Fauphisto Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Student General Artist
Amazing work. She looks so gorgeous!
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VFrance Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
excellent piece of digital art...great work
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