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2019 Droedel024 Wobbly by Twisted-Kritters 2019 Droedel024 Wobbly :icontwisted-kritters:Twisted-Kritters 1 0 2019 Droedel023 Yeah sure, keep talking... by Twisted-Kritters 2019 Droedel023 Yeah sure, keep talking... :icontwisted-kritters:Twisted-Kritters 3 0 2019 Droedel022 Maggot Mum by Twisted-Kritters 2019 Droedel022 Maggot Mum :icontwisted-kritters:Twisted-Kritters 0 0 2019 Droedel021 Death Ride 2019 by Twisted-Kritters 2019 Droedel021 Death Ride 2019 :icontwisted-kritters:Twisted-Kritters 1 0 2019 Droedel020 Seahorsie Dad Bod by Twisted-Kritters 2019 Droedel020 Seahorsie Dad Bod :icontwisted-kritters:Twisted-Kritters 0 0 2019 Droedel019 Still Too Cold and Wet by Twisted-Kritters 2019 Droedel019 Still Too Cold and Wet :icontwisted-kritters:Twisted-Kritters 1 0 2019 Droedel018 Hopper-on by Twisted-Kritters 2019 Droedel018 Hopper-on :icontwisted-kritters:Twisted-Kritters 0 0 2019 Droedel017 Bugsport by Twisted-Kritters 2019 Droedel017 Bugsport :icontwisted-kritters:Twisted-Kritters 0 0 2019 Droedel016 Firm Grip by Twisted-Kritters 2019 Droedel016 Firm Grip :icontwisted-kritters:Twisted-Kritters 0 0 2019 Droedel015 Headset Harry by Twisted-Kritters 2019 Droedel015 Headset Harry :icontwisted-kritters:Twisted-Kritters 2 0 2019 Droedel014 Dogged out by Twisted-Kritters 2019 Droedel014 Dogged out :icontwisted-kritters:Twisted-Kritters 0 0 2019 Droedel013 Dragonfly by Twisted-Kritters 2019 Droedel013 Dragonfly :icontwisted-kritters:Twisted-Kritters 1 0 2019 Droedel012 Scared Luggage by Twisted-Kritters 2019 Droedel012 Scared Luggage :icontwisted-kritters:Twisted-Kritters 2 0 2019 Droedel011 Carrry-On by Twisted-Kritters 2019 Droedel011 Carrry-On :icontwisted-kritters:Twisted-Kritters 1 0 2019 Droedel010 One Small Step by Twisted-Kritters 2019 Droedel010 One Small Step :icontwisted-kritters:Twisted-Kritters 0 0 2019 Droedel009 Urban Winter Bunny by Twisted-Kritters 2019 Droedel009 Urban Winter Bunny :icontwisted-kritters:Twisted-Kritters 0 0

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2019 Droedel021 Death Ride 2019
When you left your bike in the basement the whole winter, and now, with the first rays of sun, you forgot where the brakes are
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2019 Droedel017 Bugsport
Dear bugs waking up early from hibernation: please do not attempt to stretch your still undeveloped wings in a household run by an over-energetic cat. It might be slightly warmer than outside, but you will enjoy this only for milliseconds...
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2019 Droedel016 Firm Grip
had to do this one mostly standing, since there was no seating, so even more twisted than usual. Oh, and my pen is slowly getting really empty.
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2019 Droedel015 Headset Harry
When wearing as many audio-devices as possible at once obviously proves.. well.. something? For insiders?
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they're doodles (Droedel is dutch for doodle ;) ). They just "happen".

They're mostly made to kill time when commuting to work, or during meetings. Which means most of them are made in the short trip back & forth to work (say 10 minutes for each trip if I have a place to sit), they're coming straight out of a black pen (no erasing) on a scrap of paper, usually A6 - cause that fits in my hand or can quickly be put away during that boring meeting - and yes, second hand paper, so sometimes the backside of the paper I used shines through, or the scan shows the many folds because I put it in a back-pocket. By now I know every curve the metro takes, and am prepared. Still, a kritter can get an extra long tail, more hairs or a bit of extra flesh because the train suddenly braked, or a fellow-passenger bumps into me. An ear can become a claw or a snout, or a tail evolve into a leg or a neck midway the process.
I guess that contributes to what makes them twisted & messy ;)

I'm a doodler. Which means, I don't take the results, or myself, very seriously. I have no "artistic ambitions", and there's no concept or idea behind them, except my slight fascination with the phenomena of Life in all its variations (I studied biology & toxicology, and yes, I always got good grades for my drawings of cells-under-duress or some deformed human organs..).

I'm actually still very surprised the Kritters get positive resonance. To be honest, it took quite some convincing from people to a. not throw them away, b. stop hiding them, c. make them available for other people to watch (d. make an account here, between all the "real" artists). I still feel very much "caught-red-handed" if people in the metro make comments, if I find a bunch of kids looking over my shoulder, or if it somehow triggers people showing me their tattoos. (I already doodled kritters as a kid, and well, claws, beaks, insect eyes, snouts and tentacles don't really get much encouragement if you attend a school run by nuns...)

In a way though, I'm getting a bit attached to them. By now, it really does get hard to throw them away.

Sometimes people tell me "oh, but you should DO something with them". Or tell me to try different (or better) paper or not just that pen I found on the streets. Or learn some "technique" (I never did drawing courses, somehow they don't appeal to me). Nope. They're doodles. They just happen. They're all kind of the same. Black pen on white paper, no fancy colors. and nope, I never "work them out". They're endless repetitions and re-combinations of about the same elements.

When the kritter got out of the pen, that's it. It doesn't get any more attention. Not by me anyway. My 5 nieces sometimes give them names. A friend of mine used some as the inspiration for a bed-time-story-for-grown-ups. Another friend of mine wants one reworked as a tattoo. Someone else asked me for one as an illustration for a philosophical essay. And I kinda like that. I feel flattered of course, but it is also nice if they not just well.. end up in a shoe box in one of my drawers.
So, if you would like to have some fun with them, make a story, invent some "natural history" for them or turn them into a "SCP", 3D-print or animate them, color them in, shout :). And if, I'm of course curious about the result. Just give credit where it came from, and don't use them commercially (not that anything would sell with them...). So.. long story short: they're like creative commons, non-commercial and such.

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I have always doodled. And threw the "results" in the old paper bin.
Until, a few years ago, some of my co-workers looked at my "notes" during a meeting & wondered. When I told them they landed with the old paper, I was told this was a waste. Since then, I realized they might be more than bored scratched, and I started scanning them in.
So, this is a collection of random twisted creatures, drawn on the back of left-over scraps of paper when commuting to work, during meetings, in between bands, or well, whenever a scrap of paper & a pen, and a bit of time to kill was available
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ClassyBoogeyman Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank for the fav:3
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ClassyBoogeyman Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your works look amazing, I absolutely love your style:D You have my watch:happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce:  
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Twisted-Kritters Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
thx :) though it might be boring to keep watching the kritters, they have too much in common, being scratched in the subway..
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KrulesKR Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2017  Student Interface Designer
Thanks for the watch !! :) :)
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BKatie98 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey, welcome to DeviantArt!
I see you pretty new here, so if you have any questions, feel free to ask :)
You have great art works, keep doing what you've started and good luck for the future. :happybounce:
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Sanrou Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2016   Digital Artist
thank you for the watch! :D
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RedTweny Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
T!H!K!S for having spent some your minutes in my gallery and for the watch...very appreciated !
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GenevieveMeuniere Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Vielen lieben Dank für den Watch^^ und Willkommen bei dA :3
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ketchup-on-taco Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2016
Hey, welcome to DeviantArt!
I like your backstory and drawings. Keep up the good work.
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Twisted-Kritters Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
thx, I'm still sorting :). And learning.. never did drawing courses, these are just doodles to kill time, and I can't help but doodle.
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