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Raptors by raisegrate Raptors :iconraisegrate:raisegrate 0 1 Stegcowsaurus by raisegrate Stegcowsaurus :iconraisegrate:raisegrate 1 0 Thunder-Lizard Ranch by raisegrate Thunder-Lizard Ranch :iconraisegrate:raisegrate 0 0 graphic designer by raisegrate graphic designer :iconraisegrate:raisegrate 0 0 Two cool Tshirt designs by raisegrate Two cool Tshirt designs :iconraisegrate:raisegrate 1 0 Illustrating  Long-lost Josh Kirby Children's book by raisegrate Illustrating Long-lost Josh Kirby Children's book :iconraisegrate:raisegrate 4 2 Cats Committing Crimes Cover by raisegrate Cats Committing Crimes Cover :iconraisegrate:raisegrate 4 0 Ghost Town by raisegrate
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Pirate Penguin vs Moustache by Karwei Pirate Penguin vs Moustache :iconkarwei:Karwei 1 1 Horses are really lovely by MelDraws Horses are really lovely :iconmeldraws:MelDraws 267 37 Steampunk Penguin Professor by einen Steampunk Penguin Professor :iconeinen:einen 2,287 151 Lantern Floating II by laiquendi-elf Lantern Floating II :iconlaiquendi-elf:laiquendi-elf 2,182 130 steampunk bot design by Reza-ilyasa steampunk bot design :iconreza-ilyasa:Reza-ilyasa 2,065 150 Crocodile Teeth by MelDraws Crocodile Teeth :iconmeldraws:MelDraws 220 22 Pirate Penguin Icon by Not-Quite-Normal Pirate Penguin Icon :iconnot-quite-normal:Not-Quite-Normal 107 17 Pirate Penguin, ARRR by Not-Quite-Normal Pirate Penguin, ARRR :iconnot-quite-normal:Not-Quite-Normal 132 38 PANIC AT THE ZOO VII by JBVendamme PANIC AT THE ZOO VII :iconjbvendamme:JBVendamme 338 20 mad hatter sketch page by loish mad hatter sketch page :iconloish:loish 2,772 136 Caudipteryx by fabiolagarza Caudipteryx :iconfabiolagarza:fabiolagarza 339 46 Harry Potter Tributes by Thiefoworld Harry Potter Tributes :iconthiefoworld:Thiefoworld 521 162 Logo Totem by jlfletch Logo Totem :iconjlfletch:jlfletch 234 83 Victorian Stu by stucat Victorian Stu :iconstucat:stucat 1,045 213 Going Postal Ch1 P3 by colt-khaboom Going Postal Ch1 P3 :iconcolt-khaboom:colt-khaboom 4 9 Elefump by Artsammich Elefump :iconartsammich:Artsammich 2,283 129


Ghengis, Houdini, Chittypatty, Bunty, and Moose. ThunderLizard Ranch's farm raptors.…
this is the sort of thing you'll find on Thunder-Lizard Ranch. They milk the Stegcowsaurus to make Dinosaur Cheese, which is very yummy and only a little bit weird. Thunder-Lizard Ranch: New book kickstarting now.
Two cool Tshirt designs
Which of these do you like better? The Cuppa Tea-Shirt or the Faux-Waistcoat? Vote here!

We're only going to get one of them printed, and you can get yours here:…
We've got a little under 36 hours to go on the Fairy Tales I Just Made Up kickstarter. We are so close! If you enjoy my sense of humor at all, you NEED a copy of this book! So why don't you pledge a couple dollars, and preorder your very own copy?…

Just look at all this cool bonus swag that's available!

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  • Listening to: Aquera de Brasil - my theme song
  • Reading: The Shadow Hero
  • Watching: Attenborough's 'Put A Bird On It'
  • Playing: a buncha demos I downloaded
  • Eating: chickenless tortilla soup
  • Drinking: so much milk!


Ray Friesen
Artist | Professional | Other
United States
I draw penguins even when I'm not drawing penguins, and I'mm allergic to anything that's not chocolate.

Current Residence: old hometown, new house
Favourite genre of music: Swing Fusion
Favourite style of art: Bouncy
Operating System: An older Mac than I'd like...
MP3 player of choice: iPod
Shell of choice: clam?
Wallpaper of choice: greenish with yellow rectangules
Skin of choice: ...mine
Favourite cartoon character: Dr Zoidberg
Personal Quote: "I only cook things that smell good."


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electricdidact Featured By Owner 5 days ago  New Deviant Hobbyist
Hi cousin XD
Pinkgayee Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey Ray! I emailed you like four years ago and you're still my favorite artist to check upon occasionally. Hope things are doing great! 
raisegrate Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2018  Professional Artist
Hi 4 years ago emailer! I bet your deviant art name and email name are totally different, and I have no context for you! How are you?
BOOGTOONS Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2017  Hobbyist Filmographer
Heya Ray! It's me Jaden! Your biggest fan?
raisegrate Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2017  Professional Artist
Hey Jaden! What's happening!
BOOGTOONS Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2017  Hobbyist Filmographer
Nothing really. Just was reading Piranha Pancakes and I noticed that it was changed from the original title "Um I Think Your Piranha Are Broken and other stories" Why is that?
raisegrate Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2017  Professional Artist
The original title was too many words, good titles are usually short and snappy! So I had a think, and that's what I came up with. Plus, I like having food in my title, food is funny.
HeartinaRosebud Featured By Owner May 24, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey! I love your Pirate Penguin & Ninja Chicken comic strips!
raisegrate Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2016  Professional Artist
Hi! Me too!
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