Tag: Jadis

Narnian Witches: Jadis (AI Remix)

  Now we come to my favorite part of this Summer of Narnia: AI depictions of Jadis.

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Narnian Witches: Jadis

Now we come to my favorite part of the Summer of Narnia — posting endless depictions of my favorite character, Queen Jadis, late of Charn. (She’s the same person as the White Witch, but Queen of Charn is her first incarnation, so to speak.) There have been many stage productions of The Magician’s Nephew over …

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Jadis 2022: Artificial Intelligence

This post is dedicated to Janelle Shane, who sparked my interest in AI learning.   Now we’ll move out of the realm of the human artist and look at what art-creating AI engines can come up with. These engines work with a text prompt like “Fox in a field of flowers” or “Volcano erupting over …

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A Child of Charn, Part 2 [Narnia Fanfic]

Part 1 is here ———————————————————————————————————-   A Child of Charn (cont.)   “Come,” Anthen said, taking her arm and leading her out of the crowd. “The rest is just more of the same. It’s best if you don’t witness it.” There is more, Saffla thought numbly. More slaves, more creatures, more chariots and drummers and …

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Jadis 2022: Nadir

Sometimes Jadis can’t catch a break. Take this artist’s depiction for a Portugese language version of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Not only is she dressed in a sackcloth shift, but she’s a hag, with pointy nose, deep frown lines, and gray hair. Well, actually all of her is grayish-blue. She’s staring intently …

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A Child of Charn, Part 1 [Narnia Fanfic]

  How bad was the Empire of Charn? Very, very, very bad. ———————————————————————————————————-   A Child of Charn   Her mother had told her not to go, but she wanted to see it. Saffla, a common farmers’ daughter of House Tricklewater, Goodworks Farming District Precinct VII of Sadelnon Province — which once, eons ago, had …

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Jadis 2022: Zenith

In this post I’ll present depictions of Jadis that are my personal favorites and catch something of her character. First, take the above. I doubt it’s meant to be Jadis, and the Gothic church background, with pews, is all wrong, but that costume is something, and so is the blank but dreadful look in her …

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Jadis 2022: Ascent

Though Jadis is called The White Witch, her evil is strong enough that black may be a more likely color than white for her costume. In the conceptual sketch above her gown is formfitting at the bust, but otherwise prim, and black. Her crown is gold, her cape and face white, her hair and lips …

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Jadis 2022: Rising

Some new images of Jadis I found, this post concentrating on more graphic and comic depictions. First, this  Joker-faced, sneering White Witch who is glamorous but creepy. Another cartoon Jadis, this one better-looking and imperious rather than maniacal. She reminds of Yzma in The Emperor’s New Groove. A simple but very effective Jadis by Liliribs, …

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Jadis Redux

The second Summer of Narnia is drawing to a close, so I’d like to share some more images of my fave magic-using evil Queen, Jadis. First is a B&W rendition by comic artist Sebastian Ericson. Long black hair, grasping, claw-like hands, evil sneer, spiky crown… yum. A section of a video art project about The …

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