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These Illustrations Of "Harry Potter" Locations Are Magical

Amanda Penley's "Harry Potter & Magical Places" project will bring you back into J.K. Rowling's world.

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It's from graphic artist Amanda Penley's ongoing illustration series "Harry Potter & Magical Locations," which has gone viral on tumblr.

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"I've been wanting to do some sort of nod towards Harry Potter, and something that hasn't been featured as much was the locations of the magical world," Penley wrote in an email to BuzzFeed.


Many of the illustrations are gifs that show the magical properties of each location, like the secret townhouse at 12 Grimmauld Place.

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"I wanted to capture the playfulness of the locations with subtle to not so subtle movement and animation. Almost like you're looking at a wizard picture," said Penley.

Azkaban even has Dementors whirling around, guarding the premises.

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"For the whole series to work, it was all going to be featured at night...because Harry Potter can be creepy AF," said Penley.


She depicts Gringotts bank as it is in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park, with the pale vault dragon from The Deathly Hallows breathing fire on the roof.

For more of Amanda Penley's work, check out her tumblr penleydesigns.


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