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:COMMISSION: Yorky Headshot by ShyShyOctavia

I am very fond of anthros and of dragons, so this portrait has so much appeal for me. I feel like you sat down in a brainstorming sessi...

Post m ImagineFX MangaCover Bcny by bcnyArt
by bcnyArt

I feel like an art teacher could use this as a case study for how to draw a viewer's eyes in a pattern, resulting in a composition that...

Liriel by Feyrah
by Feyrah

I've been watching your DA gallery for a few years now, so it surprised me that the thumbnail for this painting had your name next to i...

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I finally played Undertale. It's basically an RPG with the graphics of Earthbound, the zany gameplay of Wario Ware Inc. Mega Microgames, the surreal sense of humor of Earthworm Jim 2, and the poignancy of Disney's "The Fox and the Hound". This is easily my 2015 GOTY.
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by Anayo



Eric was driving in his car with his wife.

"Humph." his wife said with her arms crossed and a sour look on her face.

"What's wrong, babe?" Eric said.

"Oh, gee, I dunno. Why don't you look at the calendar and tell me."

"But I'm driving."

An exasperated sigh. "It's our anniversary, Eric."

"Oops..."

"Hmm, I wonder what else you forgot?"

"I'm sorry, babe, I've just been so busy with work and-"

"Remeber to change the oil on the car?"

"But it's not due yet."

"Did you prime the foozulator?"

"W-what?"

"Oh my gawd. You forgot to prime the foozulator."

"T-the mechanic never mentioned..."

The car's steering wheel lurched out of Eric's hands. Smoke belched from the hood of the car and pink toothpaste squirted through the air conditioning vents. There was a loud thump and a crunch and a bloody handprint on the windshield and a scream and the sound of a cat yowling and a decompressing accordion concluded by a crash. Staggering, Eric got out of the toothpaste-filled car and beheld a scene of carnage and gore. There was some kind of festival going on in the middle of the street and he had run right through it.

A policeman careened up the street in his cruiser, lurching to a halt with the surreal suddenness of a Loony Toons character. He pulled a loudspeaker from his pocket like Mary Poppins and chanted, "THIS MAN IS A MURDERER. HIS NAME IS ERIC HAWKINS. THIS MAN IS A MURDERER."

Eric turned around to see if his wife was OK but she had been replaced by a pasty old guy in a suit and a necktie. Somehow Eric magically knew this gentleman was an employee of the IRS.

"We're going to have to audit you." he said.

***

"Aaahh!" Eric bolted up in bed.

"What's wrong, honey?" Amanda asked in a groggy voice.

"I forgot to prime the foozulator."

"... Huh?"
:COMMISSION: Yorky Headshot by ShyShyOctavia
I am very fond of anthros and of dragons, so this portrait has so much appeal for me. I feel like you sat down in a brainstorming session and asked yourself, "How can I make this the cutest ever? Big eyes! Pretty hair! Glasses! Tongue stuck out! Yeah!" I like how the portrait works well either as a little avatar or as a hi-res image. It loses none of its impact when shrunk to thumbnail size, but when blown up there's thoughtful details that I can't notice otherwise, mostly in regards to shading. I do wonder if this dragon girl is lacking the "snake pattern" underbelly around her throat and chest. This didn't occur to me until I tried stared at her long enough to write something 'critique length', though, and maybe adding it would clutter your clean, conservative design. In any case, if I had bought this commission, my reaction would be pure delight.
Post m ImagineFX MangaCover Bcny by bcnyArt
I feel like an art teacher could use this as a case study for how to draw a viewer's eyes in a pattern, resulting in a composition that's fun to look at. The impressionistic swirls in the sky, the magic paint coming from her stylus, even her skirt and hair all look so dynamic and lively. The colors are so bright and refreshing and the character is cute and charming. If one were allowed to make a 70 word critique on DA I'd stop there, so after lingering a bit harder I did notice her right hand has a little room for improvement. By this I mean you could crop the girl's face and it would still look stellar as a thumbnail portrait, but her hand may not look as stellar without the rest of the painting to go with it. However I had to really go out of my way to detect this. This is great work.
I began watching Legend of the Guardians lately and I'm just captivated by it. The CG owls in it are simply breathtaking. I kinda regret not watching this sooner!

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I finally played Undertale. It's basically an RPG with the graphics of Earthbound, the zany gameplay of Wario Ware Inc. Mega Microgames, the surreal sense of humor of Earthworm Jim 2, and the poignancy of Disney's "The Fox and the Hound". This is easily my 2015 GOTY.

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:iconathanart:
AthanArt Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks for adding me to your watch list :)
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Anayo-s Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2016
おかげさまで。
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Koru-Xypress Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for watching. :ahoy:
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Lexi247 Featured By Owner Edited Sep 1, 2015
Just stopping by to say hello :hug: Have a wonderful day!

I had accidentally pasted a link to my page in the original comment. I apologize!
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Nyaasu Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for watching me! :D
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Anayo-s Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015
ここまでニャスチャンを見つけなかったのは残念ですね! ^^;
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Nyaasu Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
大丈夫だよ!未来はもっとも重要な!:la:
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Anayo-s Featured By Owner Edited Jan 8, 2015
さあ、その向こうで進めましょう!
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shani-hyena Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the watch!
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Anayo-s Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015
Thanks for drawing things for me to look at.
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