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About Traditional Art / Professional Tserisa VelvetwingUnited States Groups :icongryphguild: GryphGuild
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Female Tabaxi Rogue Custom Miniature (Commission) by Pasiphilo Female Tabaxi Rogue Custom Miniature (Commission) :iconpasiphilo:Pasiphilo 12 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 1,965 215 Pandragon by vantid Pandragon :iconvantid:vantid 438 32 Pandragon by KatieHofgard Pandragon :iconkatiehofgard:KatieHofgard 1,204 57 Miniature Toadstool Tutorial by vesssper Miniature Toadstool Tutorial :iconvesssper:vesssper 2,001 119 Realistic Wing Tutorial - P.0 by Sunnybrook1 Realistic Wing Tutorial - P.0 :iconsunnybrook1:Sunnybrook1 844 161 Goth [stereo] Types - Natural Skin Tones by Trellia Goth [stereo] Types - Natural Skin Tones :icontrellia:Trellia 118 26
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 774 105 With Pure Heart by puimun With Pure Heart :iconpuimun:puimun 1,454 49 Little Jewel by Feuillyien Little Jewel :iconfeuillyien:Feuillyien 17 6 Mirror Image by Chikrata Mirror Image :iconchikrata:Chikrata 155 45



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.
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!

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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tser Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! Life has gotten in the way, but we do plan on continuing the story again some day. ;) It is still online, you can find it in its entirety here: [link] (with some special bonus comics!). When we find the time to update, that is where the updates will be uploaded. Thanks for the great llama. ;)
Frilled-Aten Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist

Your commission is up next!
Sadly, your link is broken, so I'll need a link to your chara again!

Frilled-Aten Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
4evaforbidden13 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2012
Thank you for the fave :D
Frilled-Aten Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thought you may want to read this: [link]

Also, The link you gave me for your commission is broken, can you link me again? Thanks!
SpottedNymph Featured By Owner May 11, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks so much for the watch! I really appreciate it! :lol:
And I shall return it because your gallery is beautiful!
JennyMoedKorpela Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for the fav!
Muriel09 Featured By Owner May 6, 2012  Student General Artist
Thanks for the :+fav:!
Juntacu Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012  Professional General Artist
Carcaneloce Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thank you for the watch! ^^
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