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Operation Cookie by KaceyM Operation Cookie by KaceyM
Commission for miceinblack of his Chakat characters Shadoweyes (top), Lemonbite (middle) and Bottlecap (bottom) working together to get the cookie jar from on top of the refrigerator. (Inspired by my piece Operation Cupcake) - Bottlecap has noticed a shiny coin on the floor and is reaching out to grab it, though, which might make them all topple.

The art is done with pencil and acrylic paints on 9"x12" illustration board.

The characters belong to miceinblack
The Chakat species is the creation of goldfur

Some backstory provided by the commissioner:
The three cubs depicted here were formerly humans who were brought to the planet of Churr. Churr is very Earth-like and contains many animals and plants native to Earth which lead some to conclude that Churr is a terraformed planet. However, what can not be explained is that humans seem to arrive on Churr from different time periods of Earthís history. Even stranger is that all humans that visit Churr eventually change into chakats although the time varies between 24 hours to a week and always when the human falls asleep. Theories vary as to the cause of the change from gene engineered viruses, nanobots, parallel dimensions, and even magic. All the changes have one thing in common in that no one ever sees the change happen and people trying to watch the change occur inexplicably fall asleep themselves regardless of whether they are chakat or human. Victims of the change always find themselves in healthy chakat bodies but the bodies can be considerably younger. Humans are immediately given a mentor when they are discovered on Churr to prepare them for the change and this is especially true of chakat cubs. Chakat cubs that were formerly human adults often retain their memories but can have regressed personalities. One could say that the Super-Ego of the personís psyche must be redeveloped as the chakat cub is often driven by the Ego. This can put cubs in potentially dangerous situations as depicted here as the three cubs have craftily devised a way to reach the cookies but one cub seems to be giving in to the impulse to reach for the shiny coin discovered on the floor. Seen here are Shadoweyes, Lemonbite, Bottlecap, and one Oh No! squirrel.

Chakats are the creation of Bernard Doove.
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ZeldaTheSwordsman Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2017
Ridiculously cute
9236wolf Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2017
Smart kids. :)
Kcpolo234 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Total adorbs! So cute!
wilnet1tractor Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2016
Touch the jar & an alarm goes off. XD
Eboreg2 Featured By Owner May 20, 2015
While I wouldn't find Churr that bad of a place to be, there is one thing that kills it for me. I would have to relive my childhood while keeping all of the memories I currently have. That situation is just too dangerous so for the sake of all the lovely chakats there, it's best that I stay as far away from there as possible.
Granato883 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2016
Maybe such themes are explored in the stories that take place on this world...

Does anyone know the names of stories that take place on Churr?
MrTommaya Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2015
Yees, i would definitively visit Churr.
clonemax1 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013
DarkOliver Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This whole plan reminds of the original schemes of the Cooper Gang when they were young.

Bentley was drawing the plans and explaining instructions, Sly was paying attention, while Murray was... eating the crayons...
bubbles46853 Featured By Owner May 1, 2013
Dawww, this is just adorable!
Sage-Andrews Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
This is adorable, I love the squirrel in the window!
Morningstream1998 Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ShawnSkunk Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012
Everspirt Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2012  Student General Artist
Oh,so cute! ^^
MarshalAdmiralQ Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012
clever little chakats. undone by a shiny coin
Dartpaw86 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
They are so cute :D
Ray-D Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2012
Kids are the same all over -- whether they have two legs or four.
Ray-D Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2012
Mischievous chakat cubs... gotta love it! This is a great picture that's going into my screen saver slide show. I can't look at it without smiling.

By the way, how do I book passage to the planet Churr?
DukeMills Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I have heard much of these creatures and their complex nature and origins.. this Bernard Doove has spent quite a lot of time on the concepts for them... Fascinating.
Harriston Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thats a very clean ground XD

It looks great^^
Kieth-Wolfe Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
all visitors MUST wipe their paws, no exceptions :D
Harriston Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Or you get shot :stare:

Seriously, That seems to be the only Explantation why the Kids follow the rules XD
Kieth-Wolfe Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
scream at them a little and they stand at attention real quick*

*most of the time. the rest you have to shoot. ;p
Harriston Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You will be a good parent XD
Kieth-Wolfe Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i should direct an orphanage :threaten:

Harriston Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Kieth-Wolfe Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
chinese torture with an american twist:
use wires to cuff the victim's wrists, ankles, neck, and waist to a steel chair tightly, so that they can't move. place a tv screen in front of them so closely that they can't see anything else. use toothpicks to keep his/her eyes open. blast a recording of a justin bieber concert from the TV. (warning: only works on straight guys and metalhead girls)
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purpletenshi Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2011  Professional General Artist
LOL, Im sorry, the names make me think of My Little Pony!
Chronusphoenix Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2011
Adorable and a fantastic back ground story, deintely sounds like a place i'd like to visit
Dreyfus2006 Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Super cute! It's like the Rugrats! :)
YinYangHeart Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aww, i remember doing something like this with my cousin and sister. course me being the oldest, i was the one on the bottom lol
kamiki Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011
The poses and expressions are great!
GriswaldTerrastone Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2011
Very cute, and I like the perspective and floor.
Thornbrier Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2011
Where can i find more about Churr, I love that concept, I must visit, for at least a week apparently.
Aurafur Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2011
I agree!
tallycat2 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2011
this is sooo cute!!!!!!!
ru2 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2011
This pic is so cute <3!!! Cookies anyone?
ru2 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2011
This picture is sooo cute, I love their expressions. Cookies anyone?
Stegron Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2011
How cute they are-and full of mischeif...
Dynamo-Deepblue Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
This is so cute <3 Not only that, but your smooth coloring blows. Me. Away. I hope Bottlecap doesn't make his friends fall, that would suck XD
deliclous Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The one thing I absolutely love about your pictures, Kacey, is the fact that they more resemble photos than works of art. And I mean that in the way that your images are so lively that they seem to take on a life of their own; you can FEEL that someone lives in this house. Everything is just so... Amazing. You're amazing. (:
Prismatic-Prince Featured By Owner May 31, 2011
Very fun illustration. Great job!
Globbo Featured By Owner May 30, 2011
I like the Chakats in general and very much like your version of them.

Love the squirrel! I foresee a smashed cookie jar in the near future...
blacknight71 Featured By Owner May 29, 2011
Good lord that is to cute and looks like they where busted by the squrriel in the window and now i wonder what he may do?
Gary3-6-9 Featured By Owner May 28, 2011  Student General Artist
Yay! They got the cookies!
Grendich Featured By Owner May 28, 2011  Student General Artist
thats cool! also it incredibly cute
alex-x-1995 Featured By Owner May 28, 2011  Student General Artist
D'aww! I love this piece! Them's sum shmart kids. :la:
ChakatLongfur Featured By Owner May 28, 2011
As always Kacey, I love your work!
I sill cant get how can you draw such an amazing art :)
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