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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 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 1,968 215 Pandragon by vantid Pandragon :iconvantid:vantid 438 32 Pandragon by KatieHofgard Pandragon :iconkatiehofgard:KatieHofgard 1,207 57 Miniature Toadstool Tutorial by vesssper Miniature Toadstool Tutorial :iconvesssper:vesssper 2,005 119 Realistic Wing Tutorial - P.0 by Sunnybrook1 Realistic Wing Tutorial - P.0 :iconsunnybrook1:Sunnybrook1 841 161 Goth [stereo] Types - Natural Skin Tones by Trellia Goth [stereo] Types - Natural Skin Tones :icontrellia:Trellia 116 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 774 105 With Pure Heart by puimun With Pure Heart :iconpuimun:puimun 1,458 49 Little Jewel by Feuillyien Little Jewel :iconfeuillyien:Feuillyien 15 6 Mirror Image by Chikrata Mirror Image :iconchikrata:Chikrata 155 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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starlitdream Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2012
thanks for the fave! :boogie:
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VCR-WOLFE Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2012   Filmographer
Thank you so much for the watch. Your art is beautiful by the way.
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Vampyra-Drake Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you very much for the watch <3 it's really appreciated x3
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molsz Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
thanks for fav on [link] :)
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Papierpilot Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thanks!
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clashwithyou Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for the fav
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ElementalJess Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow thanks so much for the Watch! ^.^ Your work is amazing O_O
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High-Horizon Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Hobbyist
Thanks for the watch!! :la: :hug:
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SolarRoseArt Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Thanks so much for joining :iconthedragonland:! hope you feel at home!
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SvalaW Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for joining :iconthe-dragon-fans:
We hope that you enjoy our group!
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