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I am a stalwart defender of the chainmail bikini.

I genuinely believe that it is an important part of our artistic heritage, at least as it pertains to fantasy art.

When Frank Frazetta painted the cover for 'Conan: The Barbarian' in 1966 he done something that nobody had ever done with the character before - he showed us an echo of a time that never existed.

For the first time ever Conan wasn't a Greek, or a Roman, he wasn't pulled from a museum or an illustrated history book, he wasn't inspired by some culturally well worn period of history that could be pointed to and understood in a cold cerebral way.
What Frazetta done was to create entirely new kind of iconography that we understood in a real guttural sense, it appealed to something deep and intrinsic and fantastic.

It was alien, and ancient and understandable. It was the birth of modern fantasy art.

The chainmail bikini that is often maligned was a logical and necessary step upon the evolutionary ladder that made fantasy art everything that it is today.

It is a piece of our visual lexicon, it might seem a little hackneyed or goofy today, but it is fun, and it is important, and it is a signpost.
A visual shorthand for a savage time that only exists in the deepest corners of our collective imagination.


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I took a poll on my patreon (www.patreon.com/callofthedeep) and got 'fit tiefling girl' as the winning result.
Usually I wouldn't post this anywhere else, but I really liked how her abs came out.
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'Anything legal considered'

I can work in almost any style you want.
Typically £50 +£20 per additional character.

Drop me an e-mail at callofthedeep@gmail.com if you're interested.

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OldschoolCartoons Featured By Owner 17 minutes ago  Student Filmographer
Rest in peace
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MrTuke Featured By Owner Edited 12 hours ago  Professional Traditional Artist
You were a wonderful chap and a brilliant artist. Rest in Peace, Brother. Your legacy of great work will be remembered. 
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curtsibling Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Digital Artist
Your friends won't forget you, brother.
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chris-the-sword Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Student Traditional Artist
rest in peace, you were a great artist.
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bcrbuio3tvrbvt Featured By Owner Edited 1 day ago
See you on the flip side man. Red Rose (Meaning: Love and Romance)  www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVn1xZ…
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ILTD5580 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Rest in peace. 🌹🌹🌹
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BadMillennial Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Peace profound as always Rose  
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PLCTheCd Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Writer
I regret is that I never got to know you any sooner, and it is a shame a talented artist like you have to leave early...

rest in peace...
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gvardianangel Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
:rose:
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13240987uyawesrf Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New Deviant
lol fuck you
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