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The Fightin' Weasleys by Deisi The Fightin' Weasleys by Deisi
A conglomeration of the Weasleys doing some damage--- this is in the final battle after Fred has died and everyone thinks Harry is dead, when sh*t's hitting the fan in the castle.

A note about Percy. I like Percy. I think he adds a really human element to the storyline. One of the main comments I get on my other HP stuff is "I wish Percy had died instead of Fred!!" But that would have changed everything; it would have made it less real. JKR would have simply created a character we didn't like so she could have someone expendable to bump off in the end. But she didn't do that; instead she created a character going through a real young adult crisis that created emotional turmoil and carried the themes of ambition, family, and forgiveness through him. Fred was the first one to forgive him when he showed up, which was JKR's way of providing closure. Yeah, it sucks that Fred died, but Percy drives home JKR's point that no one is pure good or pure bad (okay, except maybe Voldy) ---we're all just human.

Also, this is a book and I'm reading too far into it.

Anyway, this was a big piece for me in a lot of ways. I was forced to work on it bit by bit over the course of two weeks rather than sit down and crank it out like I normally would. I could push it further, but I'm happy with where it's at now, and I hope you like it too!
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I have always loved Percy as a character even though I did not always like him or his actions, because he was so necessary. He really showed how easy it is to stray from your loved ones but that you can still be loyal when it really matters. 
 And oh my goodness these are perfect I love Ginny's expression the most really fantastic 
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Deisi Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks!
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MakaAlbarnxCrona Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Percy is one of my favorite Weasleys!:D
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MsAppleSnail Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Percys a git
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cmleigh Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
I agree with you about Percy and love this piece of work.
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JoeMerl Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2013  Student Writer
I think Percy is my favorite Weasley after Ron. I'm the stick-in-the-mud of my family, so I can sympathize with him.

They all look badass. Nice work!
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Deisi Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks!
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JoeMerl Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2013  Student Writer
You're welcome!
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ninjapotterjedigirl Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013
WE ARE THE WEASLEYS THE MIGHTY FIGHTING WEASLEYS!!!! *shot*
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banifi Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Student Artist
...Fighting with sparkly rainbows....
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Aaronfanatic Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012
super dooper love this
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unlucky13pringles Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Is Fred in here or is that Charlie? I'm sorry, I'm just a little confused.... :P

Other than that great work of art!
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Deisi Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No, this after Fred died (I wrote that in the comments).
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unlucky13pringles Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh thnx :)
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LeoLover7313 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012
wow. that's intense
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Noe-Izumi Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You deserve an award just for what you've said about Percy in the comments.
We're two in that, dear :D

Amazing illustration!
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aileen Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012
"A note about Percy. I like Percy. I think he adds a really human element to the storyline. One of the main comments I get on my other HP stuff is "I wish Percy had died instead of Fred!!" But that would have changed everything; it would have made it less real. JKR would have simply created a character we didn't like so she could have someone expendable to bump off in the end. But she didn't do that; instead she created a character going through a real young adult crisis that created emotional turmoil and carried the themes of ambition, family, and forgiveness through him. Fred was the first one to forgive him when he showed up, which was JKR's way of providing closure. Yeah, it sucks that Fred died, but Percy drives home JKR's point that no one is pure good or pure bad (okay, except maybe Voldy) ---we're all just human."

^This x1000 :nod:
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HawktalonJulieTree Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
This and your comment on Percy are AWESOME!!!!
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Deisi Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks!
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wheeze86 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2011
:D
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alfiesurprise101 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2011
George looks MAD...
Too right!
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ReadingIsEverything Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2011  Student Writer
yeessss show the weasley rathhh!!!
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Deisi Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:)
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OlaNaTungee Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is unbelievable great!!!!!!!
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Deisi Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:-) Thanks!
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Caramelise Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2011
Very good :D
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Jordyd16 Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2011
this is great!!! 'Weasley is our King' from Harry Potter and the Order Of The Phoenix, J.K Rowling.
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seigyoku-wolf Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2011
Nah, even Voldy has the whole sad backstory thing going for him. the one that's REALLY got no excuse is Bellatrix.
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furrypaws12 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2011
True true. I never wanted any of the Weasleys to die, but I understand exactly what you are getting at. :_
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cosmicecc Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2011
This is wonderful :)
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THIS IS AMAZING! I just want to hug you!
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Deisi Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Haha, thanks!
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makiyan Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2011  Student General Artist
GO TWINS
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spineless-laugh Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2011
You are so right. Great drawing too.
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Popinns Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
I agree with you about the Percy thing. Percy is a character with human flaws and it would've had much less impact if he died instead of Fred.

Also, great picture.
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sunset-leaf Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2011
This is BRILLIANT. I really like what you've said about Percy/Fred too, totally agree.
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Kathofel Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This is awesome, and I completely agree with you about Percy. I really, really like him as a character, even though he acts like an idiot, and I think that the scene in DH where he comes back to fight is one of the most touching moments in the book.
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Starlace Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2011   Traditional Artist
You know, I really like Percy too and I love what you've said about it, and (eventhoughikindofhaterowlingforkillingfred) I agree--it would certainly have been less real if Percy had died.
I love the emotions you've put in all their faces here, especially Molly. I must say I pretty much cheer every time I read Bella's death scene...
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whisperingwasp Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2011
Very dramatic and nice uses of colour.
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LondonSpectacle Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
So bloody lovely I nearly cried...
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NeverBeenDarkMarked Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2011   Traditional Artist
Yes.. I love it, and I agree about Percy, people shouldn't ahte him so much! anyway... as for the drawing you got each character spot on... and it's a great picture, so thanks! I really like Percy and Bill's panels for some reason...
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blackninja5 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ack im so confused on whos who the three boys at the bottom fred george and ron i cant tell whos who!!!!
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Deisi Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
In my comments I say this is after Fred has died, so only George is shown here. From the top left, its Arthur, Molly, Bill, Charlie, Percy, George, Ron, and Ginny.
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blackninja5 Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ok i didnt see that srry thnxs
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Mitch-el Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2011
Nice conglomeration. I love the combination of colors, the expressions of each character, and your personal explanation as to why Rowling didn't eliminate Percy when she could have. Great work!

-- Mitch
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Gryffgirl Featured By Owner May 16, 2011
I love the action in this one. So intense! Finally someone else understands that Percy was not a bad character. I always saw him as the prodigal son and was happy that he redeemed himself in the last book. Great work!
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Deisi Featured By Owner May 17, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks!
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Harley-Jacks Featured By Owner May 9, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Arthur she couldnt kill. Not Molly either, cause shes SO awesome that she called Bellatrix a bitch.
Bill... no real emotional factor. Nor with Charlie. Percy, youre right about that.
Ron - it would of been just TOO evil to kill one of the Three.
Ginny... who would Harry marry? (LOL rhymes.)
BUT WHY NOT GEORGE???

(ps GREAT artwork!!! <3 it!!!)
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Hugsy25 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2011   Traditional Artist
Awesome work!
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NeriSiren Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2011
It's true, about Percy. I never thought of it that way, but it makes sense.
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