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Sings-to-Trees: First Aid by ursulav Sings-to-Trees: First Aid by ursulav
Elves are healers of magical creatures, sure. Well, the cute or pretty ones anyway. If a big-eyed baby manticore gets orphaned, there are elves there before the first tear hits the ground. If a hippogriff gets a hangnail, elves will wait on it hand and foot until it's too fat to fly. And if a unicorn gets a stone in its hoof--dear lord, call out the national guard, there'll be elves peeling grapes and fetching pillows at all hours, the finest elven podiatrists will be called in, it's a crisis.*

But if a troll hurts itself? Yep, there's only one elf you call in then, our patient and long-suffering friend, Sings-to-Trees.

I can't leave that elf alone, man. And the sad troll...I gotta paint more sad trolls... *grin* Ah--Painter 7, intuos tablet, prints available, for $10 and $20, visit [link] if interested!

*At least one exceedingly clever warlord was known to exploit this tendency by turning a half-dozen unicorns with head-colds loose immediately before a battle, causing a total defection by the enemy as they all rushed to offer laps and hold hankies.
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ogrebear Featured By Owner May 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Good looking Troll there.
PinstripedFanny Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2011  Professional Writer
I love the stories behind your pieces. The troll's expression is adorable, to boot. ^_^
forty-two-point-five Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2010  Professional General Artist
Poor troll.... :( But Sings-to-Trees is just adorable.... :aww:
KammiG Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2010
I really like the troll's expression. =D
Dinker27 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2010
Such a lovely pic! *DIES* wonderful! Instant fave :D
dorkinabubble Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2009  Student General Artist
Awww! So cute! The monster is crying! Poor baby... :)
5ilvara Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
I'm soooo fond of this comment of yours ! It's jsut... too cute ! I wished I had half as much imagination as you. Is there, perhaps, a story behind that little Sing-to-trees buddy ?
Elentarri Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2009

You really need to do more Sings-To-Trees art and stories. Love this elf!


Cheshirecaticus Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2008
Wow, this is adorable, I love the whole kind of story behind it. Everyone needs some TLC sometimes!! :heart:
Ellenlome Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The pic is already amazing, but your comment made me laugh and that makes it all the more special. :+fav: :)
Moulin-chick Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2008
Unicorns have cloven feet don't they? ... can pebbles still get stuck in those?
Jamie1317 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2008  Professional Writer
i adore your humor! i'd love to read a book written by you, you have some good talent. ^_^
in-amorata Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2007
One of my favorites of all your pieces -- I just love Sings-to-Trees. :heart:
Destroyed-Hearts Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2007
Awe how cute poor thing. Nice elf for doing that.
BlackCatDemon Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2007
Interesting troll. And awesome elf. ^^
singlefilmvolume2 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2007   Photographer
I love this so much! The troll is too cute and the elf is like "There there" bandaging the poor thing! I applaud your style!
kitensmaknicemitens Featured By Owner May 29, 2007
this is adorably awesome! great expression in the elf and the troll
non-fic Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2007   Filmographer
it is inspired
Nhur7 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2007
fantastic!! it is so cute!! :D
Justria Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2007  Hobbyist Writer
Love it. ^_^ Hooray for compassionate elves!
prismadragonfly Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2007
Wonderful idea for a drawing. Your drawings are great and that guy looks like he knows exactlly what he's doing. Poor troll (tear).
padda-daah Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2007
your own comments are funnier than the picture!
NightGryphon Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2007  Hobbyist Writer
I love the expression on the troll's face. It's as if he asked, "Gonna hurt bad?"

Great work.
Boney-Fingers Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2006
I love the troll's expression. The colors and shading is great too.
Firelung06 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2006
Awwww... *hugs the troll* poor thing... *pats*
Hampy-Chan Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2006
wweeehh it so cut!!
Angry-Eyes Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2006
LOL LOL LOL I love the sad troll... made me laugh so hard. I'm also a huge fan of Sings to Trees-- I'd love to see more of him ...uh, you know what I mean...
CatieVG Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
Oh jeeze, this is just too wonderful to put to words. Great expression on that there troll. You captured the moment.
Mendras-Terol Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2006
awwww, he's cute in a disturbing sort of way. I wanna give him a big troll hug XD
thatgirlinblue Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2006
Heliodus Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2006  Student Filmographer
Freakin' hilarious. You never cease to amaze me with your artistic skills, your witty descriptions, and your silly sense of humor.
ketari Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2006
What a charming concept! I really like this. The poor troll looks so upset, and the elf so patient.
The technique used to render the image is exceptional, as well! Excellent job!
Lyttah Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2006  Professional Photographer
oh..poor mumbler...but he is so cute
RoninGuar Featured By Owner May 10, 2006
THis has made me reaaallly happy, and definitley made my day. And I love the comments on elves, and its true. Sings to trees make me happy inside, and so does the troll. Trolls have feelings too, and I love the expression on the trolls face. -faved!-
Borderwalker Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2006  Student Photographer
aaaw, that troll is adorable. I never ever wanted to give something that ugly a big hug before, but now I do.

sing-to-trees is my hero.
Bijger Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2005   Photographer
haha very humoristic, and very very nice :D
melukilan Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2005
Awwwww. I like Sings-to-Trees. He's a total hippy and we'd never get along in real life, but in your paintings I can admire him from afar.
supergirlanna Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2005
lol, very cute!
Nikkoish Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2005
*heart squishes*
The description basically makes this the most adorable painting ever. A look-over, a thought, a read, then a second look makes this superb.:3 Their expressions go TERRIBLY well with whom they are. I'm glad you're keeping Trees around!<3
Ekranday Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2005
That's the oddest troll I've ever seen.
Awsome painting abilities have you! Elf's right arm looks a little off...could just be me though. Awsome shading though, and colors too.
camlost Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
very cool, the way you paint it is perfect,
kairesdream Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2005  Hobbyist Writer
The troll is so cute! :3 I want to hug it. It looks very huggable. Poor little guy D:
AlanaGrace Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2005   Photographer
awwwww!! :aww: the troll looks like jabba the hutt... i heart him. :D
Gecko-13 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2005
poor troll, more people should wuv them. ::gakkh:: i said wuv again...(again with the amusing description btw, lmao)
foxxsx Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2005
Awww... I think your troll is cute... Poor thing...
enchantma Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
this pic is so heartwarming....and so original...its just amazing! beautiful work!
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martini6583 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2005
It seems he's a right elf on the right place. =)
Yensil Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2005
Compassion to all creatures. :D
I love it. :+fav:
AniaMohrbacher Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2005   Digital Artist
So I generally try to fave artwork of the less known artists, but I just love this image :D I think both because of the pained expression of the troll, and because I think the idea is just priceless. Not to mention that I'm very happy that you can't leave that elf elone, because i like him a bunch! Your work and your imagination are always so inspiring...

Have you ever published a book of some sort? (asides of the webcomic) If there is an artbook (or any book illustrated by you for that matter) I'd definately love to buy a copy.
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