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Doom Slayer and Daisy by Xous54 Doom Slayer and Daisy by Xous54
A portrait of the Doom Slayer from DOOM (2016) holding Daisy, the rabbit of the original Doomguy. Painted on 16"x20" canvas using various brands of acrylic paint.

Although it's not been confirmed by any official sources that the Doom Slayer is the same person as Doomguy, I wanted to pair the two together since Daisy is referenced in one of multiplayer DLC maps. Whether you interpret this painting as Doom Slayer/Doomguy finally reuniting with Daisy or simply Doom Slayer finding the poor rabbit and wanting to protect her is up to you.

This took around 60 hours to complete, which doesn't count the time it took to make the original sketch and transcribe it onto the canvas. I painted for 12 days at about 5 hours each day, working on various chunks of the painting each session. Started with the head and finished with the super shotgun.

Overall I'm pleased with the end result, though I can never get good photos of my paintings so there's always glare in parts. Sorry about that.

I'd like to give thanks to the some model artists/model rippers out there whose images of the Doom Slayer model from the game provided great references for parts of the suit: BlueFlytrap998, Neverstops, lemon100.
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:icontontonlaio:
TontonLaio Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
God I'd love to have it on my wall
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SaintOfTheDragons Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
RIP Daisy.
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Waldbeere7 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
Rip and Hare until it is done
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:icondemon242:
Demon242 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2018
Props for remembering Daisy the Doom Bunny. I, along with many others, largely forgot about her, but it's admittedly been a long time since the original Doom. It's also an extremely well made piece of art; absolutely beautiful. My compliments. 

Now I find myself hoping that Doom Eternal has a 'Doom and Daisy' Mode you unlock after beating the game where you can play the game again, this time with your pet rabbit infused with ultra demonic powers that goes around hopping all over Hell one-shotting baddies by jumping towards them at high speed and tearing their throats out with her teeth; maybe entering a rage state when the Doom Slayer picks up a power, growing huge, and literally stomping on demons like Mario on Goombas or picking up imps and eating them like carrots. Gruesome yet adorable. 
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:iconartemi:
artemi Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2018
As a rabbit owner myself, I've always thought it really awesome that someone as hardcore as Doomguy would have a rabbit as a pet. 100 mad props for making this such and awesome picture!
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:iconchris000:
Chris000 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2018  Student Traditional Artist
See, the next game is coming out. The next game is basically Doom II. 

You KNOW they're going to work Daisy into it, and I'm half loving it, half dreading it. This is because we're going to see absolute suffering, and the pure RAEG that's going to come from it. 
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:iconvicinit:
vicinit Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
That's very wholesome...
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:iconcystematic:
cystematic Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
This is just beautiful on so many levels. Daisy is so cute. Love that little paw up on his finger. 
Also I thought this was legit some official piece until I finally found you as the source! Holy cow.
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:iconcaptainprower:
CaptainPrower Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2018
"This is my rabbit, and I will fucking destroy anyone who hurts her."
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:iconxaeroxe:
Xaeroxe Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2018
Do you still have this canvas?  I might be interested in buying it from you.
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:iconcoolman56899:
coolman56899 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2018
Nice
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:iconabloodbrother:
abloodbrother Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2018
Doomguy, Fuck Yeah


Somebody get a redit thread up 'Doomguy, Fuck yeah'
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:iconzerothehedgehog2007:
ZeroTheHedgehog2007 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2018
No matter what the Doom Slayer will always protect those who cannot protect themselves
And whoever tries to attack that rabbit will know that hell is a vacation than a man protecting his pet
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:iconsunflower--queen:
Sunflower--Queen Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i love this so much!!
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:iconnathan-darkson:
Nathan-Darkson Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
Don’t fuck with a grown man’s rabbit, they said. If you do, you’re gonna get the taste of the BFG9000.
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IntelQ9550Reaktor Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2018
What a Awesome Drawing ! SUperb !!!!
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:iconcrusaderthefirst:
CrusaderTheFirst Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
This... this is a masterpiece!
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:iconnicksterdagames:
NicksterDagames Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
"Daisy, does that demon bother you?"

*Scratches nose*

"THAT'S IT!!"

*DOOM 5*
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:iconneutral-demon:
Neutral-Demon Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2017
 - Don't touch it! Or you'll die...
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:iconezloxs:
EzLoxs Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2017
doomguy:well....
daisy:arigato:sluglove: 
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:icongato303co:
gato303co Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
Very cool painting, I will take he's Doomguy with Daisy rabbit.  Nice artwork job :thumbsup:
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A-Canner1 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hah, it was confirmed that Doom Slayer carries around a little talisman that is actually a rabbit's tail...DAISY'S TAIL.
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Noghyi Featured By Owner Edited Apr 21, 2018
I think Doom Slayer must have taken that rabbit's tail from Doomguy's dead corpse, he found Doomguy's dead body, gave his silent respects to the man, and took Daisy's tail from Doomguy. Besides, Quake Champions and Doom 2016 are in different canons, Doomguy appears as a skin for Doom Slayer, along with the Doom Marine from Doom 3. Besides, We have not seen Doom Slayer's face, but we have seen Doom Guy's face, as well as the unnamed Doom Marine's face. 
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sangenjin Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2017
Well worth every second. :)
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:icontheoneyoufear:
TheOneYouFear Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
If there's one thing the Doom Slayer loves, it's Daisy.

Oh, and his family. :P

And Purging the demons of Hell, nearly forgot that eentsy detail.
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WickedFox321 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
SO CUTE 
DOOM is my favourite game
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:iconevertide:
Evertide Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2017   Writer
The fact that Doomguy kicked Hell's ass again specifically as vengeance for his pet rabbit is almost too awesome for me to put into words.
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:iconatheobodies:
Atheobodies Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2017
I always found it funny that the Doom Guy avenged his pet rabbit. Gotta love the good old FPS days.
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:iconsjrt:
SJRT Featured By Owner Edited Jun 22, 2017
This is very well done and fitting.  I would definitely purchase a print of this.
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:iconblackmaurader62:
Blackmaurader62 Featured By Owner May 29, 2017
john wick has a dog. Don't touch the dog

doomguys got a rabbit. DO NOT TOUCH IT 
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Yu-Gi-Nos Featured By Owner May 23, 2017  Student General Artist
This is GREAT! I love it :) All Id Software needs to do as add Daisy to the sequel game (as a sort of 'Easter Egg")
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That1Bot Featured By Owner Edited May 10, 2017
It's heavily implied that the Doom Slayer is, in fact, the original Doomguy, except he's older and angrier. Apparently, the ending of Doom 64 was canon: Doomguy decided to stay in Hell to ensure that the demons would never hurt anyone again. Doom 2016 adds onto this, stating that the demons- desperate and unable to kill him- pulled a risky gambit to lure the man into a trap: collapsing a temple on top of him...

...It failed to kill him, but they didn't have to fear him at that point, because he was still trapped under the rubble.
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Elsdrake Featured By Owner May 12, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
from all classics doom out there
i think doom 64 is the scariest one for one simple reason
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:iconstormourner:
Stormourner Featured By Owner May 10, 2017
I wish Daisy would appear as the Doom Slayer's hallucination X3
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:iconcolethelastsorcerer:
ColeTheLastSorcerer Featured By Owner May 6, 2017
God damn this is beautiful, there is absolutely nothing I don't like about this masterpiece.
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:iconlinuxusr117:
linuxUsr117 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2017
Amazing painting, and perfectly suiting; the Doom Slayer seems to want to by-standards, and won't allow innocence to be harmed, but more than happy to send Hell back to a place that even the most, and deepest of evils, fear.
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darkdays36 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2017
Pretty as hell!
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:iconenigma259:
EnigmA259 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Excellent!;D
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:iconasaylum117:
Asaylum117 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2017
And I thought Doom Slayer always cared about only killing. The Doom Song 
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oODark-DawnOo Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2017
Well, you're wrong. He cares about humanity and his rabbit. His superior officer killed some civilians and he punched a hole through his skull. The fact that demons are threatening humanity is what pisses him the fuck off. He likes humans, he loves his rabbit and he hates demons.
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:iconnoghyi:
Noghyi Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2017
I think you're talking about Classic Doomguy here. From what we've seen The Doom Slayer as, he's clearly a separate character from Doomguy himself. In the lore, it's mentioned he's been around for eons, if not for millennia. The way I view this artwork, is that The Doom Slayer has no idea who's rabbit this is, so he decides to take Daisy under his wing to keep a watchful eye over her.
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:iconchiracy:
Chiracy Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
He's not "Clearly separate".
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:iconnoghyi:
Noghyi Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2018
Well, Slayer is gruff, straight forward, honest to a fault, and he does not suffer fools lightly. Doomguy on the other hand, if we look at Brutal Doom, is just psychotic in his killings, and is a fucking lunatic. 
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:iconazurelong:
Azurelong Featured By Owner May 4, 2017
You ever hear the phrase "A second in Hell is an eternity?"
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:iconnoghyi:
Noghyi Featured By Owner May 5, 2017
No. And I don't plan on heading to hell for eternity anytime soon.
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:iconkevlarspirit:
KevlarSpirit Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2017  Student Writer
I love this! Badass, yet cute at the same time!
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:iconterribilisscriptor:
TerribilisScriptor Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2017
HEY =D finally someone who uses his corret title!

(doomguy is not a name worthy of him tbh)
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:iconishida1694:
Ishida1694 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2017
Thank you so much for this! :]
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GodKingErebus Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2017
Damn that is just brilliant.
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:iconmillennialspectrum:
millennialSpectrum Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2017  Student General Artist
this is my fav piece of doom fanart of all time.
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