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Female Tabaxi Rogue Custom Miniature (Commission) by Pasiphilo Female Tabaxi Rogue Custom Miniature (Commission) :iconpasiphilo:Pasiphilo 11 0 Mahina of the Moon by styx-leagon Mahina of the Moon :iconstyx-leagon:styx-leagon 5 0 Winter Reflection - Reul by styx-leagon Winter Reflection - Reul :iconstyx-leagon:styx-leagon 8 8 Oxalis by styx-leagon Oxalis :iconstyx-leagon:styx-leagon 8 3 Beautiful Mourning by Mokinzi Beautiful Mourning :iconmokinzi:Mokinzi 1,985 215 Pandragon by vantid Pandragon :iconvantid:vantid 437 32 Pandragon by KatieHofgard Pandragon :iconkatiehofgard:KatieHofgard 1,208 57 Miniature Toadstool Tutorial by vesssper Miniature Toadstool Tutorial :iconvesssper:vesssper 2,011 119 Realistic Wing Tutorial - P.0 by Sunnybrook1 Realistic Wing Tutorial - P.0 :iconsunnybrook1:Sunnybrook1 831 161 Goth [stereo] Types - Natural Skin Tones by Trellia Goth [stereo] Types - Natural Skin Tones :icontrellia:Trellia 114 26
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Developing Dapplebacks (Ratha GN Update #7 )
(I'm pleased to tell you that the team completed all the character reference sheets and sent them to Sheila. She'll be making high-quality Giclee prints for Kickstarter backers. The early onset of fire season in Colorado due to the Western drought has slowed progress, since one of our artists is also a firefighter there. The recent Heartbleed Internet scare also cost us another two weeks of lost time, but we are back on track now.) 
Once we designed the Named and UnNamed cats, we turned to their threehorn "deer" and dappleback horses. I had based my original dappleback conception on paintings of Eohippus, however Eo was far too ancent (Eocene), and far too tiny. Not only that, but Eo is no longer considered a horse, having been recently re-classified as a paleothere.
When I wrote Ratha's Courage, I based the dappleback horse on the pony-sized Parahippus of the Miocene, which fit better with the Named cats, who are a bit larger than cheetahs.
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Untitled by lisans Untitled :iconlisans:lisans 30 0 Baby Rainbow Dash Plush: Final Version by ivy-cinder Baby Rainbow Dash Plush: Final Version :iconivy-cinder:ivy-cinder 782 105 With Pure Heart by puimun With Pure Heart :iconpuimun:puimun 1,455 49 Little Jewel by Feuillyien Little Jewel :iconfeuillyien:Feuillyien 12 6 Mirror Image by Chikrata Mirror Image :iconchikrata:Chikrata 156 45

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Tserisa Velvetwing
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
Ceramics and pottery, illustration. I am disabled, and chronically ill, hence the long periods without me uploading anything. I teach horseback riding as a dressage instructor and a therapeutic riding instructor for the disabled. I really like tea. Delicious.
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My Etsy shop has been filled up with lots of ceramics, with pieces for sale ranging from organic slip-decorated mugs and pitchers to my painstakingly detailed "ink" drawings in commercial engobes, including dragons and birds. One of my new offerings is adorable tiny dishes for small animals in an abstract shape reminiscent of broken geodes, with bright insides and rocky outsides. Perfect for small birds, rodents, or lizards, they were inspired by my crested gecko!

velvetdragon.etsy.com

I've been too sick for a long time to get around to this, so I'm feeling quite accomplished.

Also, I am in the process of building my own raku kiln, so hopefully that will mean a lot more horsehair pottery with people's pets' hair custom pieces, locally. Huzzah!

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bluefluke Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015  Professional General Artist
Hey, thanks for the watch. You are awesome! :meow:
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phoebethomasson Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
gorgeous
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KreepingSpawn Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
:cake::tea:
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LorienInksong Featured By Owner May 25, 2014  Professional General Artist
Hi there!  Thanks for signing my guest book at Furlandia, it was great to meet you!  And now I get to see these lovely ceramics of yours. :)
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chief-orc Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2013
I think I got a random street pass from you on my 3DS last night. Lovely art by the way :)
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AkaPanuka Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks for the watch!
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KreepingSpawn Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
:cake::tea:
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caddman Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2013  Professional General Artist
...I hear its your birthday and want to wish you...to Have a great one...:iconcakelickplz::party::iconbrewplz:
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Halfling-J Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for the watch!! and I must say I love your beautifully decorated pottery!!!
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joecapricorn Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I remember you collaborated on the Intolerators back in the day!

So here's a llama for nostalgia and funny comics! :meow:
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