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Our featured artist this time around is Felicia Cano. Felicia’s lush, caricature-style artwork captures the true heart of each character. He depiction of Umbridge looming over a small, blonde, big-eared Gryffindor is a great example. The detail is delicious: scads of cat pictures, that evil black quill, and even snarling… Read More
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Our featured artist this week is NicoPony. Her exquisite drawings capture not only classic scenes and settings but also some unique moments from the books which are seldom if ever illustrated. Here’s a great example: Guest Artist page https://www.hp-lexicon.org/author/nicopony/ Gallery… Read More
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You might have noticed that the website seems to be crashing a lot lately. Believe me, we’ve noticed it too! We are very, very sorry for the inconvenience. The server on which the Lexicon was running has been slowly deteriorating over the past year or so. We’ve been nursing it… Read More
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Our featured artist this week is Lisa Magnusson. Lisa’s work, done with strong dark lines, muted colors, and carefully-crafted composition, features expressive faces which bring out the deep emotions and glimpses into the internal struggles of the characters. Here’s a great example: Guest Artist page… Read More
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Things get darker now all around the wizarding and Muggle worlds. Lord Voldemort’s people have taken over the Ministry of Magic. Harry, Ron and Hermione have escaped thanks to Hermione’s skills and planning. But nothing is straightforward – arguments, adventures and angst are on the way…. Take a deep breath… Read More
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In the final six exciting chapters that end this book, revelations, betrayals and death were promised – and so there shall be – but what they also contain is love. Handkerchiefs at the ready? Onwards we go! Podcasts: Episode 25: The Horcrux Conundrum by Nick Moline and Steve… Read More
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Before we head back into the next Harry Potter novel, The Prisoner of Azkaban, we’re going to take a little detour and talk about education. Seems fitting, since school is starting up again in the US right about now. What sort of education does Harry and his friends receive at… Read More
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In the beginning, everything in the Wizarding World is new. We the readers are finding out things at the same time Harry Potter does. He first hears the word Quidditch from Draco Malfoy when they are getting fitted for robes in Diagon Alley and has to ask Hagrid what it… Read More
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When Harry finally gets his Hogwarts letter from Hagrid, it contains a list of required school supplies, but makes no mention of how he’s expected to pack it all. Nevertheless, on the 1st September, it’s all safely packed in a ‘huge, heavy trunk.’ This is fortuitous as it appears that… Read More
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A few hours ago, after discussion, we went ahead and retweeted the link to JK Rowling’s essay giving her opinions about the controversy she kicked up with her tweets about trans people, specifically trans women. Over the past few days we also retweeted Emma Watson’s comments and those of… Read More
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Quotes from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (UK ed.) Compiled by Lori Damerell ‘My dear Friar, haven’t we given Peeves all the chances he deserves? He gives us all a bad name and you know, he’s not really even a ghost…’ (PS7) ‘Peeves,’ Percy whispered to… Read More
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I know it seems like nothing changes around here. That’s only partially true. I say partially because things don’t change fast since everyone working on the site does it in their spare time and on a volunteer basis. So real life being what it is, that means that big changes… Read More