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Lily and Ginny by burdge Lily and Ginny by burdge
here's the deal, and beware, this may turn into a rant. feel free to ignore.

when you (yes, you, viewer) comment on a drawing of mine that i've made clear is Harry and Ginny and say something like, "well, without his scar, this could easily be James and Lily," it utterly confuses me.

because, let me explain. i DO NOT see the necessity of your comment. of course it could be Lily and James. Jo characterized the two couples to appear similar. YOU ARE STATING THE OBVIOUS.

i get when people say my characters sometimes carry the same features. when all i have is a description and my imagination, well, sometimes my character designs blend together, it's true. i'm trying to get out of that habit.

but that doesn't apply to this case.

anyway, this wasn't a major problem, just something i wanted to address.

characters (c) Jo Rowling
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:iconkosalinda:
Kosalinda Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2015
Potters and redheads
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papermateheartlove Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
They look amazing. I think you portrayed them perfectly Ginny's dark red hair and freckles and Lily's softer red hair and green eyes. You're very talented. :)
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starflash1000200 Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Love it, the only thing is I think that the shades of the hair should switch.  Its stated more than once that Ginny has the weasley bright orangey red hair and that lily has dark red hair, but they are PERFECT
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SelenaParthenopaeus Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I really love the way Ginny's hair is done and I have wanted to do that style for the longest time lol.
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MusicAnimal Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014
I think the couple's are different, not completely but still. I only confess them sometimes but not very often. I really like this picture btw!
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SHINeeWorld96 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I think they look great regardless of anything because I'm not good at drawing cartoons and it looks amazing! And I don't understand that comment either... the without the scar. Harry would be like his parents cuz their his parents! but whatever
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artsy-hamsters Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
i think that you should switch their names. the one on the left can be ginny, the other lily
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just-agu Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013
In my mind Lily is more curvy than Ginny (Ginny is very skinny). And Lily's "normal" height - Ginny's tall for a girl. Besides it of course freckles and other colours of eyes and shades of hair :) I like both your versions of the girls ;)
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HikariMichi Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014  Student General Artist
Wow. That's pretty much how I imagine it. Ginny is described as short when she's young but I can't help but think of her as one of those girls who go through a growth spurt once she gets older. I think Hermione would be average.
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mkchirp Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
so cool!
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malfoyulittleshit Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Both of them are absolutely GORGEOUS!
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Thespork03 Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This drawing makes lily look shy, (which is adorable) And Ginny look bold. I think they're obviously different. Yeah your draw them so that they look alike but  not so alike that you get them confused. (It's great) c:
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hpfreak25 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013  Student General Artist
That's true! And the good thing is, JKR lets you see the shy and the bold side of both of them in the books. 
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Thespork03 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Exactly! c:
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Dina30918 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
One of my favourites:B They are really diffrent but I love them equally.
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IngridNixie Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
In my mind, the couples *are* similar, but Ginny is James and Harry is Lily :)
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zephirefaith Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014  Student General Artist
10 points to Gryffindor! :D!
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IngridNixie Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
*catches points and redistributes them to ravenclaw*
Thankyou professor!
(xP it just makes sennnnnssse!)
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zephirefaith Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014  Student General Artist
Nitwit! Blubber! Oddment! Tweak!
~~smiles~~
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faxhinnyeggy Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013   General Artist
I never thought of that!
Gin's got hazel/brown eyes (like James) and Lily and Harry have green eyes!
PLUS PERSONALITIES AND- I'm going to shut up now otherwise I'll go on forever.
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IngridNixie Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
HARRY: (at le computer) Can you believe this? People think we’re like my parents!
GINNY Well, I can kind of see their point.
H: What? I mean, my Dad was a great man, but he also levitated Snape upside down and bewitched his trousers off, I hardly think-
G: No, I’m James.
H: ...

(Bonus points for 500 days ref, yes? Yes.)
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hpfreak25 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013  Student General Artist
beautiful... just BEAUTIFUL!!! :')
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IngridNixie Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
XD I thought it was appropriate
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hpfreak25 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013  Student General Artist
XDD
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TheInfallibleSnaps Featured By Owner May 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Personally, I think the hair colors should be switched because it was Ginny who had the more gingery color and Lily the dark red. I also didn't imagine Lily to be so dainty, but it's still brilliant!
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pluie3et3grenouille Featured By Owner May 5, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
LOL it's a little bit of an Electra complex.
But seriously, I agree that they are totes different.
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TigerEye1833 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013
I LOVE your drawings o_o
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AlwaysReal4U Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013
Hey burdge-bug
I really love your drawings. You always draw characters how I thought they look like. (sorry my english is not perfect) :)
But I have a question. Do you draw your drawings digital or by hand? Because I always draw on paper and I dont know how to Load up.Thanks..
Bye
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HikariMichi Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014  Student General Artist
It's traditional (by hand). I'm pretty sure she uses colored pencils.
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AlwaysReal4U Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014
Hey thanks for the answer :)
Sorry that I answer so late.

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FafnirsTreasure Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I don't really have that problem. From what I can see of your gallery Ginny always has freckles while Lily doesn't. Likewise, you always give James square or rectangular glasses and Harry his trademark circular spectacles...

Maybe I'm missing something here.

Ah well, your fan art rocks.
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DragonFlame123 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Potters have a thing for red heads eh?
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JBriana167 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Yeah ^.^ trust me, I rant all the time :) and I see your point. Jo did make it obvious.
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Hamidi1LOL Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013  Student
GINNY ALL THE WAY! But I adore Lily as well
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Purrsian Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
I think there should've been a part in the book where ghost James made some stupid joke to harry like "Redheads are hot, am I right?" xD
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Books-are-my-dreams Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012  Student General Artist
You can keep them apart very good by their body language in this one.
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Elf-the-Dog911 Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Why have I never made the connection until now that Harry married someone who has red hair like his mother?? Good ol' JK!
Fantastic art, by the way :)
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Swirler7 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012   Digital Artist
Ginny's all like 'I wanna see this' and Lily's like 'Now I have to daydream about James. Toodle Loo". There's nothing wrong with either, just what I think. Ginny's tomboy-ish-er and Lily's girly-ish-er.
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brandi3981 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
nice but the books say lily had darker red hair ginny was a ginger

the interchangableness bugs me as well most people go by eye color or shape of glasses (or lack of scar)
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fangirl-4eva Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I completely agree with your choice of style. I always imagined Lily as the girly one, and Ginny as the hardcore, quidditch loving chickadee. Good Job!
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SkittlesGal Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I agree as well. Even in these drawings, Lily seems softer and Ginny seems more tomboyish
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fangirl-4eva Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Lily seems more of the one who enjoys watching sports, and supporting them, but not actually playing. Ginny is the one, growing up with 6 brothers, who takes part in everything. All in all, the potter men seem strangely attracted to gorgeous red-heads.
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dreamerian-summer Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012
Funny, though I love the drawings. I always thought Lily was a redhead while Ginny was orangey.
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FantasyNerd47 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012
Ah yes, Harry Potter, the only movie/book where you can find beautiful redheads. Don't believe me?
Carrot-top, Edward Cullen, Anne of Greengables=Ginger, Ugly(maybe not last one)
Lily, Ginny, Rose, Lily=Ginger, So-hot-omg-i'm-drooling
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PinkyMcPink143 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Well technically, you are correct on Ginny's hair color, but her hair is long and straight. the same thing with Lily but her hair was shoulder legnth but might have grown; her hair deep red.

but i love your art anyway so who cares
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fantasyfanrocks1 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
yes, you can clearly see the difference...but i always thought that lily would have dark red hair and ginny a more orangy shade
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Isabelle-fox Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012
they do look quite difrent, Ginny has a very impish look about her, like she's just pulled a prank or something...
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Atenea217 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2012
Well, now, after reading your explanation, I'm afraid to comment.. but I will anyway (sorry!): Isn't Lily supossed to be the one with the darker red hair? hmm that's it. Aside from that, I really love your drawings!
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lippincottart00 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
that always bugged me how lily and james look like ginny and harry. i understand the harry and james. butt lily and ginny...
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