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TeaFeathers - Sa'Dimali Snake Wrangler
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Published: March 23, 2017
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Work for the future TeaFeathers art book, funded through Patreon!  Here we have an Alecani hailing from the Sa’Dimali, a tribe of fierce desert dwelling Alecani and Pylura.  They have a close relationship with snakes.  Whether for food, companionship, or worshiped as earthly heralds of their revered snake spirits, they are a part of the Sa'Dimali's daily lives.

This individual is equipped with the things an Alecani needs to go hunting for giant snakes; water skin to stay hydrated, various anti-venom vials in case of a bite, catch pole to safely handle snakes, and of course a snake skull earring (whose hollow fangs double as the injection mechanism for the anti-venom).

Each month in which patrons vote for me to work on the TeaFeathers art book, I'll do a series of sketches and at least one full finished piece for the book. This month I’m working on an illustrated short story, which I’ll publish next month publicly.

Want a say in which project I work on?  Vote, get work in progress shots, and photoshop files of finished art work as a patron!

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ragingmaplesyrupStudent Traditional Artist
Bootiful 👌
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Cake-a-TronStudent Traditional Artist
Look at all that scale work! So beautiful 030
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OreochemaHobbyist Writer
This is amazing! And the concept of using a snake skull's hollow fangs to inject antivenom... that's awesome!
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I love the action that is in this image. The curve of the snake and the direct line of the eyes and staff, it's great!
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WooflesArtHobbyist General Artist
I love the highlights on the snake's scales and how the rest of the body fades in the background, it makes the characters seem to 'jump' out of the page more. Also the snake skull earrings are an awesome detail.
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DCLeadbootHobbyist Digital Artist
Wow! That snake looks rather fierce! I hope that fox-gryph guy can handle it... :O
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The snake does not seem particularly pleased!
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KelshrayProfessional Digital Artist
Wow wow the scale is wonderful!
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ViisrahHobbyist Digital Artist
Every time I look at your artwork I just sit there and just admire the amazing anatomy and shading and colors and... you know what, I just adore your artwork.
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Whoas is that a fox?? WITH WINGS??
I kinda wanna hug them but they would probably rip me to shreds

oh well totally worth it xD
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That's really cool!   I feel like a bite from him would need more than an antivenom to make things right again though...lol
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Authors-DomainHobbyist Digital Artist
Dude this looks hella nice good job mate
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Wow amazing OvO :D
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I kind of love this a lot. 
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KatieHofgardProfessional Digital Artist
Hehe, thank you so much!
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thank you!
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IamETOHHobbyist Photographer
What a great foxy! =^.^=
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IamETOHHobbyist Photographer
Of course:aww:
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A masterpiece of imagination.
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KatieHofgardProfessional Digital Artist
aaw, thanks!
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That's amazing! 
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