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Fantasy challenge - Round 1 - Mythical creatures by Arrelline Fantasy challenge - Round 1 - Mythical creatures by Arrelline
I joined this challenge quite a while ago, but it is now when I post my first submission for it.

Adamant Orb The models in this challenge are mythical creatures that can take more or less humanoid form.
I chose the one titled ''fairy'' (to be honest, mostly because I found her appearance the most convenient in the matter of working with designs).

Piedra alba ( Dawn Stone ) To me, fairy is a mythical being with magical abilities, however not the Fairy Godmother type. Instead she is someone more close to nature, and able to speak to animals, both common and magical ones.
Thunder Stone I gave her elven name Torel that means ''of forest'', which is quite fitting since she loves nature and lives in a forest.
Ice Orb  She has magical abilities as well, for example she can grow wings and fly, or to weave a spell, so there is something about her that one would call ''a witch'' too. She is definitely a good one though ;).
Piedra hoja ( leaf stone ) I do not know too much about her character yet, but I know that she is kind and very protective to all living beings; of course to animals and plants especially, because those often cannot defend themselves. But she would help anyone in need.

Potion4-blue Also, Daughterofthehunt10, I would like to know more about the fairies in your story in order for me to imagine her personality more precisely as well as her place among her folk and in their world. Without that, I fear I would make a lot of mistakes about it.

MoonStone For example, I presume that she does not like winter (because this is the time of death or at least sleep for many living beings in nature, and it is too cold to walk barefoot), but I am not sure if there is winter in that magical world.

Affinity Fluorite What she likes: nature, walking barefoot in the nature, helping the living beings with her magic, the colours green and blue, dreaming, studying...


moonflower Now, about the picture.
Pixel gemstones - Adularia First. It was completely made out of D&D in the game, including the background. You can look at the WIP here.
:skyblue-orb: Second. The following rounds will be most likely drawn with graphical editor, because high quality D&D making takes too much time at once. This picture altogether took over 14 hours.


Fantasy Challenge by Daughterofthehunt10 in her :iconfantasychallenges: group.

There you can meet

 Team Valor Emote (F2U)   Phoenix by LavenderSeaFairy
 Emoticon: Unicorn    Unicorn by CatWoman-cali-onyx
Kishin Eye Bullet   Dragon by liz-blizz
  Sprite Rip: Clam Seashell   Mermaid by MadastheHatter27
 Wyn  Pegasus by Arimus79
 FE Item Spirit Dust    Pixie by Rai-Knightshade
  Sprite Rip: Small Mushroom    Gnome by bigpinkbow197
 Pixel: Ghost   Ghost by allyvania88
 Moss Rock    Troll by liz-blizz
Blood Red Paint Splatter Bullet FTU   Ghoul by TheSilentNeko
 Gray emerald Bullet    Hippogriff by DarkQueen013
 Gold Emerald bullet    Griffin by Sonicgirl141
 Diamond (f2u)   Fairy by me (Arrelline)
 Tiny Dr. Wolfe  Basilisk by GingerDancer
 Paw Bullet White (Outline) - F2U!  Werewolf by FictionLover987
 angel aura bullet   Angel by MasterOf4Elements
 Petal (Reuploaded)   Demon by msbrit90
 Genie 1UP Lamp   Genie by MilleniumHopeArtist
 Hoja dorada ( Shiny Leaf )   Faun by flowerpower71
Red Dragon Cat Eye Bullet Red Dragon Cat Eye Bullet   Vampire by @bigpinkbow197
 TLoZ -- Green Rupee bullet    Elf by xoxserenityxx
:zombie:   Zombie by Daughterofthehunt10
Black Rose   Shadow by Daughterofthehunt10
Cat Bullet Black   Neko by DarkQueen013
Rainbow-orb2  Hippocampus by Whirlpool24 
 Cattail Bullet FTU    Kelpie by flowerpower71
Light Blue Bolt Thunderbird by Sonicgirl141
Clover  Leprechaun by MadastheHatter27
 Skull Bullet   Skeleton by allyvania88
 Yellow Dragon Cat Eye Bullet    Sphinx by MasterOf4Elements
 Tiny Fox Bullet   Kitsune by Daughterofthehunt10
:snowflake   Yeti by GingerDancer
Gems   Manticore by chocolatelover09
 :lozeyedrops:   Enchantress by xoxserenityxx
 :lozbluerupeemoving:    Frankenstein creation by EsmeAmelia 
 Tiny Paw Print Bullet FTU   3 Headed dog by Aralyn187 
Frosted Leaf Bullet - F2U   Frost Giant by evilredcaboose
:fire:    Fire element by Rai-Knightshade
Pixel drop (free to use) Water Element by Whirlpool24
Earth  Earth Element by EsmeAmelia
F2u Cloud Bullet  Air Element by Arimus79
Timelady by allyvania88
Gargoyle by MasterOf4Elements
Goddess by Aralyn187
Cat Sidhe by FictionLover987
Qilin by electricjesuscorpse
Mummy by CatWoman-cali-onyx
Reaper by AdoptablesLiveHere
Nutcracker by Sonicgirl141
Gingerbread Girl by GingerDancer
Snowman by EsmeAmelia
Reindeer by Aralyn187
  Mythbeast by DarkQueen013
Niffler by msbrit90
Centaur by evilredcaboose
Mutant by flowerpower71




Credit
Made with D&D in Snow Queen Scene Maker by :iconazaleasdolls:
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:icontemus:
temus Featured By Owner Edited Feb 24, 2018
If i had to hazard a guest, i could say that she's of light atribute, centered on long range spells, with part of healing magic, but lacking in physical strength XD.
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Arrelline Featured By Owner Edited Feb 25, 2018
Well, it may be true.
I imagine her as a keeper rather than a fighter, but she has enough of magical powers to be able to protect too.
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:icontemus:
temus Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2018
Question, how do you know that torel is an elven name?
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:iconarrelline:
Arrelline Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2018
I was searching about elven names and came upon some article in which there was a list of female elven names in the elven language from Tolkien's Middle Earth world. I chose one that sounded well and had a fitting meaning.
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OkamiJubei Featured By Owner May 3, 2017
Really pretty
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Arrelline Featured By Owner May 3, 2017
Thank you :smile:! I am glad that you think so!
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Aranel125 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2017
This background and wings are completely drag-and-drop? :o (Eek) I knew you are able to do amazing things, but THAT amazing...
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Arrelline Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2017
Yes, the background, the wings, the dragon and her dress are made of D&D.  You can look at the WIP here.
That took me some time, about 14 hours in general.
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Impossibly-Me Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2017
Wow. Just wow
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Arrelline Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2017
:smile:
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Impossibly-Me Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2017
This is really impressive. I hope one day I have enough patients to do something like this along with the skill it must have needed.
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Arrelline Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2017
Well, I believe everyone can achieve this, it is only the matter of patience and practice. Besides, you already make very good and interesting designs now :).
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Impossibly-Me Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2017
Thank you :)
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Daughterofthehunt10 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
YES! you've uploaded! whooo! *does a dance XD* 

She is so beautiful! I love your work. Her wings, and the backround....wow. Beyond expectations. 

I really love the development and thought you've put into your character...I can tell you've put in a lot of thought B) 

About the fairy species though, this is for you to figure out. You can't do anything right or wrong. I go with what i have in my story for the images and stuff, and that's it. You can make her whatever you want. 
Though if you still want the info i have for the species altogether, then i'll send you a quick note, but like i said, it's all up to you whatever you chose to do with her. 
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Arrelline Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2017
Thank you so much :smile:!!! I am really very glad that you likie her!!

Although I do not think I put that much into the development of her character. To tell the truth, I figured that in about a half of an hour, back when I picked the model. It was the research for her name that took almost a day, because I wanted a genuine elven name (of that Tolkien's elven language, I mean), and it was not easy to find a good one in the Internet.

I do not intent to make her into an OC for stories of my own, but I would like to create her a character within the world of your story, so I would be glad to know more about the fairies in your story, and of the story's world in general if you would be so kind to tell about that!
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Daughterofthehunt10 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yeah, but the thought you did put into her is really good :) 


Okay...i'll let you know what i've got for the story whenever i get the chance. Probablay tonight. 
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Arrelline Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2017
Well, thank you once more :smile:

And it is fine :smile:! That would be wonderful if you told about your story as much as you can, about the fairies and other species, about the land (landscapes, climate, weather, seasons etc), and about the plot (if you find it possible without giving spoilers of course, or with them , I do not mind; as an avid story-creator myself, I am just so curious about your own story!).
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Daughterofthehunt10 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
heh heh...this story is still in development, so not everything is planned out ^^; but i'm glad you wanna hear it! ^^ 
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Arrelline Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2017
I do! So I look forward to reading everything that you would like to tell me about !
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Eolewyn1010 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2017
What the holy mother of dollmaking geniusses... Do you recently have too much spare time? I canot even imagine what it took you to concept and plan and carry this out. I can't find enough words to praise this, so I'll just count down what is perfect about this:
- dress shape
- dress shading
- repo
- moon
- cloudy background
- planty background (how much time did this take???)
- brook
- wings
- dragon
I just can't get over the fact that you made this completely in drag'n'drop. These immensely beautiful wings and the dragon - it looks overall awesome. I know why I didn't go on to make backgrounds in this game. I'm always amazed by what you can create with photoshop, but this breaks my imagination limits on so many levels... I'll go and dig myself a grave, crawl into it and come out again when I know to describe how much I worship this.
(by the way, does your hand hurt? :D )
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Arrelline Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2017
Ah, thank you! Thank you so very much :smile:!!!! I am truly very glad that you like it :smile:!!!

Although this picture is not perfect at all! I can see a lot of irritating flaws. In some places there are parts of ''handkerchief'' and snowflake shaped D&D not covered entirely; the moon is not light and shining enough; the dress is not actually shaded properly (it has folds, but not the volume, it looks rather flat); the cloudy background was not supposed to be so wavy (I wanted to get an impression of a misty in-depth background, but now it looks like a portal of some kind); the grasses look odd; and so on... Plus I did not add her shadow on the lane so you mistook it for a brook because without the shadow she does not seem standing on it...

Now, how much time it took. I started working on this picture on 11th of October (had a whole free day thanks to our local holiday) and got as far as making the background and her dress (the picture you can see next to the final result in the WIPs). That took about 7 hours 40 min of ''pure'' time (without counting the intervals). As you can also see from the WIP, the wings and the dragon were made separately during a weekend in January, each of them took over 3 hours. They were then cut and pasted into the picture. So altogether, the process of making all that in Snow Scene took about/over 14 hours.

And I am already all right, thank you :smile:.
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msbrit90 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
gorgeous! 
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:iconarrelline:
Arrelline Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2017
Thank you very much :smile:! I am glad that you think so!
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CarlottaStudios Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2017  Student Writer
This is absolutely stunning! It must've taken hours to complete and I salute you for that

Also, is that a little dragon I see perched on her arm!?!!
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Arrelline Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2017
Thank you very much :smile:! I am truly glad that you like it!
I was thinking of you quite often while making this, because this picture features some of your favourite things at once ;) -
the colours blue and violet, wings and dragon! Yes, this is a dragon, but actually he looks better on the WIP pictures.
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CarlottaStudios Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2017  Student Writer
You're welcome!!!
Really?!!! Wow I'm just...wow! Holy cow, thanks! I mean, I'm pretty flattered that you thought of me and...well, once again, thanks!
It's so beautiful!!!! I also looked at tye WIP pictures and I am just astounded at what you accomlished! Seriously! Amazing!

Also, for some reason I have lots of questions about that dragon! (I know, I know, the dragon's not the main focus of the picture, but sometimes my attention is more drawn to details than the overal product, I'm weird that way)
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Arrelline Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2017
Thank you very much again :smile:! And you are always welcome!

What kind of question do you have about the dragon though? I fear I could not tell a lot about it, other than that he was on the reference picture of the fairy I was given, and I liked him and decide to recreate him too.
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CarlottaStudios Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2017  Student Writer
You're welcome! :D

Oh, well you already answered one of my questions. I was going to ask if there was some story-driven reason for why you put him in the background, but it seems there's not.
I do, however, have another question about him: see, I'm making this original fantasy world called Lumera, and there's supposed to be lots of dragons in Lumera. And of course, lots of different species of dragons (because coming up with species is fun). So, I was wondering if it'd be okay for me to base a dragon species off of the little guy in your picture? I can credit you for the inspiration if you'd like.
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Arrelline Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2017
The dragon's design is not of my creation, I just copied him from the prompt picture of the fairy I was given. So obviously you should credit the artist who actually drew the picture.

But I would be glad if you told more about your world and the dragon species! :)
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:iconcarlottastudios:
CarlottaStudios Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2017  Student Writer
Okey dokey! I'm not sure how to find the original artist, but I'll try!

Well, I've already started a short-story series talking about the lore of this world of  mine, so I's suggest taking a look at that. I'd really appreciate your opinion on it, as (I think) you have some experience in world-building and original stories.
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Arrelline Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2017
All right then! I shall take a look at that, without doubt! As a poor-skilled world-builder as I am, still I adore learning about the other's fantasy worlds..
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xxZyraxx Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2017
She's beautiful!
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Arrelline Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2017
Thank you a lot :smile:! I am glad that you like her!
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xxZyraxx Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2017
You're very welcome!
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DeeryDeerth Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Those 14 hours certainly paid off, albeit it truly is a lot of time taken, so I can see why graphical edits are so much easier to make... but still, I think the result for this round is gorgeous! The details on the dragon, the wings and especially the background are astonishing! :woah: 
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Arrelline Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2017
Thank you very much again :smile:! I am happy that you like it (although the dragon looks not that good)...
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DeeryDeerth Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
You are most welcome! :D

I really like the dragon! Its shape is beautiful and I love the sparkly texture. I think it looks great. :)
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Arrelline Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2017
I mean that it looks not so good in this direction. Originally I made him facing left, like the doll's pose in the game allows, and now it does look a bit wrong when flipped.
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DeeryDeerth Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah, I see... well, the flipping feature in these games does tend to mess up some things, yeah...
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:iconarrelline:
Arrelline Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2017
Yes, the matter is in that you can put D&D onto the doll only when it is in the default position.
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:icondeerydeerth:
DeeryDeerth Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, I remember that too...
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Arrelline Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2017
:smile:
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lalicsiren Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
This is marvelous. The simplicity of her dress is countered by the mystical background, and as per usual your attention to detail is grand. I love this.
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Arrelline Featured By Owner Edited Jan 28, 2017
Thank you so much :smile:! I am glad to know that my attention to the details gets some recognition ;).
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musicmermaid Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ooh! Very lovely design!!
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Arrelline Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2017
Thank you :smile:! I am glad that you like this!
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