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Hey Guys, Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New years !


I was planning to finish this off in December but Stuff came up >.< I wanted to paint something sad, yet happy at the same time.

I often see homeless folks on my way to work, and it pains to see them some times, especially when it’s so cold out.  Sometimes I would give them my lunch because I don’t have change and it’s better knowing they will not be hungry for a while. Sometimes I see homeless folks with their pets too >.< I paint this because I’d like to think that the homeless can be just as happy as the people who has a home, or at least for some ;w; Lets not forget them during the hard times…


-used: Photoshop CS 6

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00comm Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
I wish you would do some more of these. I understand your pinup stuff is where you cash flow comes from but I miss stuff like this from you.
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GothicDom Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
Excellent artwork. well done.
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HellLord2000 Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2017
super cute,i am taking all  home now >3
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carlstin Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2017
nice
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XynKe Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2017  Student Digital Artist
amazing how a painting makes gives so much emotions heck id adopt these 3 
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theWingedMaleficent Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2017
aww I love the little dragon
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osacora Featured By Owner May 10, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
This reminds me of a time my mother took a homeless couple in. It was kind of scary especially when the couple fought, but in the end, they were able to get jobs and move out.
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Lintenz Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2017   Digital Artist
TT_TT the feelss
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ThisBetterBeFood Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2017
The collar around her neck just makes this more emotinal and sad but in the end you've created a master piece
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AnimeGirl513 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2017
This is very emotional and powerful. A true masterpiece!
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QueenSophiaChan Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
There is so much emotion in this painting. Your colors are stunning and your expressions are compelling and attractive. I LOVE IT SO MUCH. And you did make it sad and happy at the same time. This painting is beautiful. 
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iiPhoenixForce Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Oh my god I'd give them legit everything I have.
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FLOWINGDRAGON Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2016
Nothing is more rewarding than kindness from one soul to another even just in the witnessing...! beautiful art beautiful soul you bring a tear o joy to my eye...!
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FLOWINGDRAGON Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2016
Had no idea it was your's just attracted on the art alone! not out of name or habit just your truly great art deep heart felt thanks just ready other comments of over time you just give & enrich our lives in doing so... What more can i say..
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kawaiipotarto Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2016
Can you try Game Of Thrones Charatcers in anime form? I saw the grey dress picture and the spikes reminded me of the throne in king's landing. i'd like to see how you'd draw the characters ^-^
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RainbowPonyFairy Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
😱😔😞💎💰💎💰💎💰💎💰💵💴💶💷💷💶💴💵
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npsDivStar Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2016
This is a great piece of art. On the one hand it's beautifully done, including amazing characters, on the other hand though the situation these three characters find themselves in is just sad.

Here in Germany though there are often "begging gangs" on the streets - many of the beggers only want to take money, but not food or the likes. This pains me, because people, who have - for whatever reason - lost everything, would take any kind of help, wouldn't they? I know I would.

Another thought that comes to my mind: I find it amusing how people consider themselves so advanced, yet they allow others to be homeless and basically force them into situations like this. Honestly: how advanced are we if we allow others to suffer this much?

It really is a bitter-sweet composition. Great work. I really wish mankind wasn't so forced into the capitalistic system as much as they are, though I do not know of any other working system, which would be better. I like how this masterpiece forces the viewer to think, yet at the same time presents him/her with lines and shapes, that would require tremendous knowledge and practice to be drawn the way they are. I have seen a lot of artwork in the past decades - along with artwork from Picasso and many other famous artists. It's just that I prefer to see images that require a master to be drawn AND images, which carry a subtle, but inignorable messages - such as this one! Thank you!
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JaySaysHey Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2016
Sooooo pretty! I just love it.
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Tena360 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2016  Student Artist
There is a sign with some symbols on it. Does it mean anything?
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DunkleMaterie Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2016
Probably " We take Money and Food! : ) "
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Tena360 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2016  Student Artist
13 (Supposed to be a thumbs up) 👍
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OogaGirl Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
TAKE ALL MY MONEY YOU PRECIOUS SMOL
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Misty-Doodle Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I WONT SPEAR A SINGLE PENNY FOR U...










ILL LET U LIVE WITH ME INSTEAD!!! temmie loves it Inside TV - Chat icon 
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Tena360 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2016  Student Artist
You are so kind!Meow :3 
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Misty-Doodle Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yea xD
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Wolfyxe Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
the detailed and subtle expressions and the hint of fantasy just tells a lot of the place and the story through this! It's just very lovely and beautiful! kinda bitter sweet, if you you overthink everything like I do X'D
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happikitsune Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Wow! This is really good!
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prototype1029 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2015
Dude i would give you 1000 dollars just to pet your dragon that is so cool
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Sotiris227 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
If you don't mind me asking what Software did you use? Was it Photoshop? Paint tool sai?
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ORE0S Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2015
She used Photoshop. Its in the description above the featured artworks.
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Sotiris227 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
>.> was it really? oh well lol Thank you for the help!
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TwiilightBen Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
i would hug them and say"No need for begging anymore your gonna live with me now." id adopt them. such cuties!
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TwiilightBen Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
who r the kids?
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AdoptableMakerz Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I have a feeling they were made up
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AskTheStarwings Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
(We have a bridge near our school that we drive under when we're getting to and from the high school. There used to always be a man with a sign, asking for change because he was a homeless veteran. That week we had a contest in Spanish to see who could guess a star's name after reading clues in Spanish and translating them. I worked so hard and won a huge bag of Twizzlers so I could give them to him, but when we went to check he wasn't anywhere in sight. I ended up sharing with two classes, which made me feel somewhat better. I still wish I could have helped him. Wonderful art!)
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admirer617 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2015  Student General Artist
shut up and take my change
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Bbird11 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
beautiful
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thedevilwearstophats Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is such a beautiful thing to get out there, especially in the form of a painting. People need to know that there's always something we can do to help the homeless, even if it doesn't mean giving money.
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cullyferg2010 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2015
If my home was big enough I would take them in.  The government can stretch itself so far, so these people rely on the charity of others.  If I had a Star Gate I would take to better worlds where they could start again.  Pets included!
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DunkleMaterie Featured By Owner Edited Aug 5, 2015
Looks like an interesting blend of Fantasy and an RPG or MMORPG that I would like to play. B-)


Btw. I remember now but this picture is so powerful I stared at it for minutes and once had a dream about a scene like that.
Probably because I stared at it and tried to imagine the scene very curiously. Was kinda cool.
Im doing "lucid dreaming" practixing and so im often in the dream as I am in reality but of course im not a high level master and im never fully aware.
Just partially.

*Come across and stare at their ears for some moments*
" Yo. You guys elves? (°.°) "
" ... y~es! (^^) "
" And you live in a city... (°.°) "
" ... ... ... ... (^^) ?? "
" ... and not in a forest... and you too are suffering under the existence of money. (°.°) "
" Sure we do... as everyone I guess. (^^,) "
" Strange universe I landed in. ('^^) "
" ......... ( '.' ) "
" You guys very coldresistant as elves are usually? "
" Mostly. Just in need for some coins. (*.*) "
" Shit. Im pennyless but I can cast warm spells. "

--- yeah :XD: dont ask me why I can use magic in my dreams but I can --- :D

This is roughly how the conversation went.
Before it could continue further somehow the scene slowed down intensely and then I was up before it speeded up again.
And thats the goal, people: Becomming so lucid, just do everything you can and want in the dreams.
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trinson Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015
Who the heck would throw them out.  Super Adorable Red Head Elf Girl with a pet Dragon.  With those big blue eyes.  It breaks my heart.  

Then again, one does not know how they came to be in this situation.  First, was it the dragon that made them  homeless.  I mean if not properly trained.  YOu are just asking to burn your house and everything you own down.  Also what is with the color around her neck?  Very suspicious.  Not to mention those teeth.  They seem... pointy.  Almost... vampire.  

I like to think that they are escaped slaves.  Probably from a new master who acquired them from a master that treated them good.  One that gave her a reason to smile.  Probably an older master who actually passed away and the new master was a son or nephew.  Spoiled and bitter.  Only after a couple months I am sure there lives became hell to them.  So the became bold and escaped with the help of there scaly friend.  During the escape.  The silver haired one was cut alone their face (don't know gender) while protecting the little one.  In the struggle they accidentally killed the master.  They grabbed what they could and ran and have been running since.  

Our little adorable elf tries to keep positive.  Always believing things could be worse and holding hope that one day they will find a happy home.  This is all well and good but our silver haired friend knows the world is not that kind.  As they eye the stranger approching if they will they will have to fight to stay free.  Cautiously, slowly reaching for a hidden dagger under them.  They won't go back.  They will never go back to that life.  Even if it means a life of cardboard covers.
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Fishdopts Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey, this was stolen by someone. Just thought id let you know, and hopefully they remove it. 
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13thefreerunner Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2015
That is beautiful with hidden meaning 
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DanielRavits Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Any advice you could give to a begginer artist? (I have no experience what so ever) Just be able to get to the line art part of the drawing at least? im talking about poses and what not.
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UjIuJiUjIi Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015
amazing
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Exedrine Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You are so talented it actually hurts me Grump I would hate you if I didn't admire you so much.
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TheCreeperSWE Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm surprised people don't pay bunches just for touching that cute, beautiful, scaly being. Unless it's in a universe where dragon-ish things are as common as dogs
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DonutDayz Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015
You definitely nailed it here. The girl's expression left me at tears. She looks so hopeful that you're willing to spare some change, that it just destroys me on the inside. Man, I would take them in if I could. 

By the way, your art is awesome.
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