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Swordswinging Girl by Blondbraid Swordswinging Girl :iconblondbraid:Blondbraid 3 5 The Camp followers by Blondbraid The Camp followers :iconblondbraid:Blondbraid 16 8 A Hug by Blondbraid A Hug :iconblondbraid:Blondbraid 7 11 Maria by Blondbraid Maria :iconblondbraid:Blondbraid 8 18 Woman in Striped Swimsuit by Blondbraid Woman in Striped Swimsuit :iconblondbraid:Blondbraid 7 10 Lara Croft vs T-rex by Blondbraid Lara Croft vs T-rex :iconblondbraid:Blondbraid 9 4 Silly Pug by Blondbraid Silly Pug :iconblondbraid:Blondbraid 2 4 Mad Science Lady by Blondbraid Mad Science Lady :iconblondbraid:Blondbraid 11 8 Egyptian cat by Blondbraid Egyptian cat :iconblondbraid:Blondbraid 7 4 Young man sitting on a crate by Blondbraid Young man sitting on a crate :iconblondbraid:Blondbraid 4 5 Deer by Blondbraid Deer :iconblondbraid:Blondbraid 6 2 Princess by Blondbraid Princess :iconblondbraid:Blondbraid 5 3 Horse by Blondbraid Horse :iconblondbraid:Blondbraid 4 2 Soldier by Blondbraid Soldier :iconblondbraid:Blondbraid 20 11 Olga and Ivan by Blondbraid Olga and Ivan :iconblondbraid:Blondbraid 19 10 Dragon by Blondbraid Dragon :iconblondbraid:Blondbraid 7 4

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Resize Animated Gifs and Make Animated Previews by SoxzTheWolf Resize Animated Gifs and Make Animated Previews :iconsoxzthewolf:SoxzTheWolf 424 55 A glimpse by NewSea-ANother A glimpse :iconnewsea-another:NewSea-ANother 23 14 Fog of war by NewSea-ANother Fog of war :iconnewsea-another:NewSea-ANother 41 13 You gotta get used to it by NewSea-ANother You gotta get used to it :iconnewsea-another:NewSea-ANother 34 10 The winter's end by NewSea-ANother The winter's end :iconnewsea-another:NewSea-ANother 42 5 Women's Army Auxiliary Corps by Arjay-the-Lionheart Women's Army Auxiliary Corps :iconarjay-the-lionheart:Arjay-the-Lionheart 225 19 Mine by Katherine-Olenic Mine :iconkatherine-olenic:Katherine-Olenic 75 7 Tending to the Garden by Katherine-Olenic Tending to the Garden :iconkatherine-olenic:Katherine-Olenic 79 8 FireAlpaca Brush pack 1 by DragonLoreStudios FireAlpaca Brush pack 1 :icondragonlorestudios:DragonLoreStudios 501 129 Norra Stjarnor by eiyia Norra Stjarnor :iconeiyia:eiyia 37 10 Two little dragons by Tira-Owl Two little dragons :icontira-owl:Tira-Owl 501 16 SCL: Illydia by Naihaan SCL: Illydia :iconnaihaan:Naihaan 64 0 Bernat and the veil by thatapoint Bernat and the veil :iconthatapoint:thatapoint 55 22 Jungle Journey by JKRoots Jungle Journey :iconjkroots:JKRoots 259 22 Stone Age - Stereotype vs Reality by Pelycosaur24 Stone Age - Stereotype vs Reality :iconpelycosaur24:Pelycosaur24 490 275 Red Sonja Colours by Max-Dunbar Red Sonja Colours :iconmax-dunbar:Max-Dunbar 265 25

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Swordswinging Girl
This is just a short animation I made for practice, and I must say, that for something that took me about for hours for the sake of less than four seconds of animation,
you do get a lot more respect for professional animators and end up a lot more forgiving of badly animated movies.
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The Camp followers
It is a well known fact among historians that for many centuries, most armies have consisted of more than just soldiers,
and behind every large army there was a long trail of the soldier's wives, children, surgeons, sutlers, seamstresses and
countless of other people offering goods and services that made a military campaign possible, yet despite all this and their
tremendous importance to keeping the armies functioning, they get little love from artists, authors and filmmakers who
instead choose to portray warfare as nothing but armies exclusively consisting of muscular 30-ish something dudes whom
all have matching weapons and uniforms, which is kind of unfair to the non-soldiers serving the army if you ask me.

And whilst priests aren't normally included among the lists of camp followers, they too often get disproportionally shafted
in these type of stories, because everywhere where large numbers of people are expected to risk their lives and even die,
there will also be large numbers of people requesting spiritual comfort and final rites for their fallen comrades.
Not everyone in a big battle scene can be a hero with plot armor after all.

So if any aspiring storyteller reading this is planning to script an epic battle for their heroes to win or their mentors to
sacrifice themselves in, send a thought to all the side characters needed to make that battle possible if your world-building
follows any semblance to real-world rules. Most of these people aren't ever likely to be marketable protagonists, but
even just a small acknowledgement of their existence will go a long way.
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A Hug
I figured that since it's Pride month, I might just as well share a cute image of two of my characters sharing a tender moment.
In case anyone is curious, both of them feature in a short freeware adventure game I made some time ago.
Link for anyone wanting to play said game and have an hour to spare...
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Maria
So I had this old drawing that's just been sitting among my files for months, and I figured I might as well share it.
It's Maria, a german deserter who's trying to escape the eastern front disguised as an old homeless woman (and yes, he's well aware that he's got a girly name!).
He's a character from a short game I made a while ago and he's been part of the Sniper and Spotter games too.
Link for anyone wanting to play the game he's featured in...
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Katherine-Olenic Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2019  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for the fav on 
  Mine by Katherine-Olenic

If you are interested I have the Lovely Deadly Mermaids- BOOK
With all 31 mermaid illustration, for sale in my shop 
plus if you order in June you get a custom mermaid commission

Have a lovely day :D (Big Grin) 
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Blondbraid Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2019
Thanks for the tip!
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caisamargta Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the favorite. Funny characters. Love their facial expressions! Wink/Razz 
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Blondbraid Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2019
Thank you so much, I'm glad you like them!
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TanteTabata Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018

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Blondbraid Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2018
Thanks!
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PeKj Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018
Gratulerar på födelsedagen
happyBDAY by PeKj  
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Blondbraid Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2018
Tack!
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Grenadine-and-co Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Aww thank you so much for the watch! This means the world to me!!
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Blondbraid Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2018
No problem!
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