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I decided to throw another challenge to motivate me to draw creatures and stuff. This is called the A to Z Creature Challenge. As usual, once I start this, there's no turning back.  The rule is to draw a mythological, fantasy or even a horror creature (NO SCI-FI) you fondly remember or love that begin with the letter of each alphabet - a day.

Sounds pretty easy right? Well I already had two in mind so best of luck to any of you who want to take on this challenge!
Oh and commissions are still up, and slots are available so do drop a note.

Cheers,
Daryl

p/s: someone ask me what's that signature I put on my artworks mean? I replied: "Death to whoever steals this work of art".

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ART COMMISSIONS

LINE ART WITH COLOR (NO BACKGROUNDS)- $30 (price may be charged differently. If its one character it'll still be $30 even if you want a full body view or a close up half body like the example I posted up. if its more than one character, I'll charge according to the number of characters instead).

:thumb323435406:, Dog Of The Gods - Revised by tohdaryl

ILLUSTRATIONS (LIMITED BACKGROUND) - $50 (just individual works ranging from still life to human figures)

They Come In Mint Packaging by tohdaryl, Get Yourself Spirited Away With Sake by tohdaryl, Purify by tohdaryl

DETAILED ILLUSTRATIONS WITH FULL BACKGROUND - $100 (price may increase on the number of characters, difficulty,details and time)
-For multiple characters people specify if you want them in the same picture

Zak Corbin - Master of Machines by tohdaryl, Clubbin n Shootin by tohdaryl, :thumb274133296:, :thumb310571153:


NOTE TO COMMISSIONERS:
-If you want me to illustrate your OCs, please have reference pictures or short simple description ( i would much prefer to have a picture or a rough sketch to work off occasionally)
- Do not send me a whole story, I'm not interested in doing comic book collabs or anything like that (I have my own stuff to do as well)
-I'd prefer to have a large amount of freedom in my commissions and paint these works in my own style and approach
-If you want a DC style, Marvel style, super anime style, manga style, or other ridiculous styles that isn't mine - please find someone else to entertain your demands.  
- Do tell me if I should take my time or how urgent you want me to get the artwork done cause I do have other stuff as well such as RL. (If you want me to finish a $100 work say in one day - I'm not going to entertain you.)

I DO NOT DO:
-Mecha (really bad with it...except retro robots - I love retro bots)
-hentai/Porn/ecchi/hardcore yaoi/ yuri (I keep my gallery clean for general audiences)
-Anime or Manga stuff (Nothing against them. I'm trying to get out of the mainstream here so help me out)
-Excessive Blood/gore (I'm fine with Zombies and classic horror monsters)
-anything i find weird or uncomfortable

PAYMENT

-I accept Paypal only
- Payment is to be made upfront once I agreed to take on your commission and before I begin the commission work.
- For the larger, heavier illustration commissions, its acceptable to pay the first half of the payment before I start on the artwork and the other half after I've completed it.

So drop a note and I'll get back to you whenever I'm lurking about.
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  • Reading: Dinotopia - Journey to Chandara
  • Watching: Ellen on Youtube
  • Playing: Bonobo tracks non-stop
  • Eating: Sushi
  • Drinking: Lots of tea
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AlbertPseudonym Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012
Question, I would really like to do the A-Z challenge the thing is one of my favorite horror movie monsters is also one of my favorite sci-fi monsters (the xenomorph from Alien) and I was wondering if that would be appropriate for the challenge?
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darkwolf10011 Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Kelpie
Merrow
deffinate favourites
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:icon13th-zodiak:
13th-ZodiaK Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012  Student General Artist
A zmeu! [link] Because really, who else is gonna give you a Z?
I always imagined them as inky-black men with flaming red hair, but you can pick any form you want. I mean, you are the artist. :shrug:
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Trexrider Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012
I can't wait to see some mythological creatures by you! :iconlaplz:
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ShadowB3 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
"Death to whoever steals this work of art".

This meaning is wonderful
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montevideo-1 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012
Oh ! ! ! Good luck ! ! !
After that you can attempt this: [link]
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:icongreggileano:
greggileano Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
this is exciting! :D
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Wolfinee Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
What do you mean no Sci-fi though? I'm guessing that means no stuff like big foot, aliens, or lovecraft creatures then?
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GeotrixQueen Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012  Student General Artist
Totally tempted to do a challenge like this myself. XD
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:icongladys-design:
Gladys-Design Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
sounds fun though I'm not sure I could think of something for every letter XD
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Romuluspixels Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
sounds fun
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:iconxeno667:
Xeno667 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012
No Sci-Fi? Good luck finding an "X" monster without being able to use "Xenomorph" !!!
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:icondurante:
Durante Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012
Xana (Asturian) - Female water spirit
Xecotcovach (Mayan) - a bird
Xelhua (Aztec) - Giant
Xing Tian (Chinese) - Headless giant
Xiuhcoatl (Aztec) - Drought spirit
ha ha ha
List of legendary creatures in Wikipedia [link]
Another . . . [link]
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Xeno667 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012
ehh well... Xenos were the first to pop into my mind. Ha... Been playing a little too much AVP I guess.
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Dah-Art-Yamazaru Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I might do this o uo
sounds like fun!
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CsNsAi Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012
Nice signature xD Wish I could put a little curse on my stuff :T That way the asshole who would stole them wouldn't come out clean 6H6
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WarriorNun Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Bring it! :D
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Nuclear-Shrimp Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
oh snaps another challenge?! Daaaang can't wait to see!!! I wish I was more motivated to do it, but school is taking over. Anyway good luck! Will be great to see!
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ShamelessMagic Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012
Oh man, I think I'm gonna try taking up that challenge too. I love creatures and animals, but I haven't had a chance to design them.
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:iconalienhominid2000:
alienhominid2000 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012
Sounds like fun.
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:iconxyuui:
xYuui Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012  Student General Artist
Can't wait to see your work!
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bookaddicted Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012
Oh wow, a DAY? You are going to be very busy...
Haha, well, wish you the best of luck and am looking forward to these creatures of your's!
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