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Devintas - Litost by merlinfan
Devintas - Litost
"Litost is a state of torment created by the sudden sight of one's own misery"

Cover I've done for mine and my friend's novel, Devintas.
It's a 2-4 part story about two werewolves who hunt together (Like demons and stuff. It's basically like the TV Supernatural). The first part is about Shadow (Or Ryder), my oc, and how his backstory will tie into the bigger picture. It's pretty complicated and I won't give anything away, but I have a permit to show a preview of the prologue to pique some interest.
But a little about Ryder first anyway:
He's 22, an ex-soldier (I stress the 'ex'. He quit due to realising it wasn't all glory and honour like he was taught), punked up after becoming a rogue hunter. He's rather infamous for hunting mainly for sport (That's where he gets his renowned title, Shadow), so he's not all that educated on monsters, as you'll realise later on if you decide to read it when we release it. He's pretty cocky and naive at first, but after hanging around with Joon, the other guy, he starts to get a little more sense knocked into him. 
I hope people will give it some feedback or whatnot, whether they would like to see more, etc.
The flowers in his mouth ARE symbolic, but I won't say what they mean ;p
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A young man stalked through the doors of the warehouse with a haughty arrogance. His scuffed boots kicked up a cloud of gravel and dust as he walked and his jacket billowed behind him. The weight of the hog sticker hanging limply in his hand was oddly comforting, and nerves tingled with the adrenaline that was coursing through him. There was swagger in his step and a smirk adorning his angular face.

The beast he'd been hunting for the past week had been almost too easy to track down, and the trail of shredded corpses it'd left littering the town had practically led Shadow right to it.

Stepping into the middle of the warehouse, he tightened his grip on the blade and smirked. The hunter swung the handle of the blade back and forth, making faux chopping motions in the air.

"Get out here, you fucking psycho,"

He inched forward, kicking rocks in various directions, hoping to aggravate the bastard.

"What's the matter, eh? Shy all the sudden? Didn't seem it when you were ripping out those poor chicks' stomachs - or when you turned that kid 'n' his trike into mincemeat. Or are you just a fucking coward? A big, ol' scared-y Ghoul." He barked a curt, humourless laugh and spat at the ground, "C'mon then, chicken-shit. Time to repent. I'm about to give you your just-desserts – "

A deep, guttural growl reverberated throughout the room, followed by a series of short snarls and a metallic clang. Shadow barely had time to brace himself as a hulking mass of limbs propelled itself from the rafters and charged.

The young hunter stumbled slightly, but quickly composed himself and released a short howl before brandishing his machete, assailing towards the Ghoul with a twisted grin.

Upon closer inspection, Shadow had established that this was the weirdest fucking Ghoul he had ever seen. Its skin was a pallid green, and its face was just… disgusting. Congealed blood covered its cheeks and small horn-shapes infested its balding head.

Just before the two beings clashed, the Ghoul dropped on all fours, and with a burst of speed, launched itself off the ground. Before Shadow could move to block the attack, the beast's bony, clawed hand sunk into his abdomen and hurled him back.

A trickle of blood seeped from between the man's teeth. Without taking his eyes off the bastard, he stuck out his pink tongue and wiggled it derisively, before lapping at the scarlet residue on his lip. He eyed the creature's pointed teeth and the forked tongue flickering savagely between them.

"Dude... I feel sorry for your mother, because you are one ugly son-ova-bitch."
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Drawing took about 6-7 hours and I'm dead
I probably only like the drawing for the red eye I did :')

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Aido Seiya ~ I-Chu by merlinfan
Aido Seiya ~ I-Chu
DO YOU KNOW HOW LONG I FREAKING SPENT ON THIS
DAYS
I HATE MYSELF
Despite it probably still having loads of mistakes I've foolishly overlooked.
But I think it's still possibly the best one I've ever done so--
I started playing the new Japanese Idol rhythm game I-chu and wanted to draw this happy Labrador Aido. I guess it's partially a request since I would've given up on it not even half way through if it hadn't been for my friend, who I don't think I've seen anyone so excited about my art.
Motivation.
But after messing around with the backgrounds too - which I am TOTALLY inexperienced in- this was the result
I'll stop rambling now.
Time: Honest to god, I don't know - about 20 hours 
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Morning Haze by merlinfan
Morning Haze
Yo!
I got bored of my twitter icon and thought I'd try drawing myself one...
More colour practise too - I think I'm starting to get the hang of how they work?? I was watching a tutorial that was explaining about colour reflections and such, so you can tell I tried to apply that
Yeah, I'm still suffering from impatience to see this movie, but this is probably how I'd imagine Ko on a sunny morning in SF without having to get up to do any work.

I hope I captured his beauty right <3
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Do you ever look back at your work and how you used to be like 3 years ago and want to erase your existane
Shinkane by merlinfan
Shinkane
Okay this one's p gross
I don't know what drove me to even finish this after realising how much I detested it, but I saw this adorable fanart and wanted to do my own redraw of it, this being the result... unfortunately.
Shinya and Akane from the movie (Is it just me or is he so much cooler now that he's joined the Guerrilla??) with a shot of the Shambala Float temple, if that's what it's called. 
Waiting for this movie feels like years..
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Ohmai, when was the last time I wrote a journal entry?! O.o
(Don't worry, it's not a life update.. really.)
So basically, after seeing some AMAZING examples, I've decided to start making a fursuit, or at least a mask (I wants them digilegs too :I). I've looked up on the internet for some good tutorials, with foam, plastic mesh, resin, etc; but what's the EASIEST and most effective method/ material to use? I'm totally new at this, so I have absolutely NO clue. Any tips are GREATLY appreciated! ^-^

19 days till Christmas! :iconyaayplz:


P.S: :iconthegameplz:
Just because I can |D
  • Mood: Peaceful
  • Listening to: Anything
  • Reading: Blue Exorcist manga
  • Watching: Blue Exorcist
  • Playing: Halo 4
  • Eating: Pancakes
  • Drinking: Pepsi

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Amy Shakuma
Artist | Student | Digital Art
United Kingdom
Credit for webcam pic :iconfancy-finch:
:SNK: Jean stamp by Yellow--Arrow

I am 15 years old, I'm an animal lover and drawing is what I do in my free time. My favourite TV show is Supernatural, and my favourite anime is Attack on Titan. Also, my mother is an artist which is who I get my drawing spirit from. I also do poetry and have a poem published in a children's poetry book (I wrote this when I was 11). I have a strange obsession with demons... which, I wouldn't say they're my favourite animal ('cause they're not animals), but probably my favourite species (characterwise. I am NOT a Satanist, or whatever you call it. Nor do I worship Satan or anything like that. Just, demon fictional characters are my interest.)

OTPs:

Destiel (Supernatural)
SkyeWard (Agents of shield)
Romanogers (Captain America: The Winter Soldier)
JeanMarco/Jeankasa (Attack on Titan

Favourite fictional characters (In order)

Attack on Titan (SNK):
1. Jean Kirstein/Kirschtein (What even is the actual spelling of his last name?)
2. Eren Jaeger
3. Levi Heichou
4. Mikasa Ackerman

The Avengers:
1. Steve Rogers
2. Loki
3. Tony Stark
4. Black Widow

The Last of Us:
1. Joel
2. Ellie

Supernatural:
1. Castiel
2. Dean Winchester
3. Meg Masters
4. Sam Winchester

Vampire Knight:
1. Kaname Kuran
2. Yuki Cross
3. Zero Kiryu
4. Aido Hanabusa
5. Senri Shiki

Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas:
1. Alone/ Hades
2. Pandora
3. Hypnos
4. Thanatos
5.Kagaho de Bennu

Blue Exorcist
1. Mephisto Pheles
2. Amaimon
3. Rin Okumura
4. Shura Kirigakure
5. Yukio Okumura
6. Kuro
7. Renzo Shima

Warrior Cats
1. Hawkfrost
2. Scourge
3. Leafpool
4. Brambleclaw
5. Tigerstar

Wolf's Rain
1. Kiba

Black Butler
1. Sebastian Michaelis
2. Ciel Phantomhive
3. Alois Trancy

Close friends:
:iconwarrioroffheart: :iconanonymoushybrid: :iconwarrioreyes: :iconhanazaaroura: :iconkazziemoa:
Don't worry, I haven't forgotten any of my other friends. I still luff chu!~ <3

Supernatural by kicsianna Supernatural stamp by kshapiro Team Castiel - stamp by Flaminia hey ass butt stamp by DontCallMeSammy
Vampire Knight stamp by sixthkidfromthestarz Vampire Knight Stamp. by Elianan Vampire Knight Stamp by Gixye Vampire Knight Stamp by maripinkkirby Vampire Knight Stamp by RandomTons Zero Kiryuu Stamp by ReverieSummoner Kaname Kuran Stamp by ReverieSummoner Stamp Yuuki Cross Fan by ReikoLynx Zero+Yuki stamp by crimsonfire3 stamp - yume by DemonAngelWings
Lost Canvas Stamp by ladamadelasestrellas Alone Sama by Saint-Seiya-Power
AnEx - Mephisto STAMP by Umi-Mizuno Mephisto Stamp by VanessaGiratina Mephisto stamp by NamiYami Mephisto Stamp by MikuFregapane Ao No Exorcist - Dog Mephisto stamp by Ekumimi AnE:Mephisto and Amaimon Stamp by Leiriope :thumb307882524: Amaimon is watching - Stamp by Dracomin Okumura Rin Stamp by ReverieSummoner Okumura's Mustache. by kuromix3 Shura Stamp by Melodious-Muse Yukio Okumura - Stamp by Tainaka (They need to make a MephistoxShura stamp >:I) Mephisto Laughs at you by Melodious-Muse DemonBrothers Stamp by Integra13 Stamp ~ Ao no Exorcist badass crew by Judiette Stamp ~ Ao no Exorcist's cool flaming logo by Judiette Ao no Exorcist stamp by DesuSigMaker Ao no Exorcist Stamp by AdryJustend Ao no Exorcist Stamp by ReverieSummoner
MARVEL Stamp by TwilightProwler Avengers Assemble Stamp by TwilightProwler MARVEL Captain America Stamp by TwilightProwler Chris Evans Stamp by peeplup123 Loki stamp by MariaPereira Iron Man Stamp by mrTwisby
Stamp Shingeki no Kyojin by AtsuKiro Jean stamp by Superpluplush Eren Jaeger Stamp by Nabiryi Levi/Rivaille Stamp by Nabiryi Mikasa Ackerman Stamp by Nabiryi

Thank you for stalking my page!
Some more to keep you busy (People I admire):
:iconninjakato: :iconryderzenen: :iconkalambo: :iconcederin: <--(Old account :iconlillhanna:) :iconmarkcrilley: :iconyolly-anda: :iconcreanima: :iconspottedfire-cat: :iconfancy-finch:
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WarriorEyes Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2013  Student Photographer
Hey Amy it's Vortex. Long time no see
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Moonstripewarrior Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013
Happy birthday :3
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merlinfan Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Student Digital Artist
:iconbrohugplz: Thank youuu~
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Moonstripewarrior Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013
xD
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WarriorEyes Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Student Photographer
Happy birthday :)
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merlinfan Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Student Digital Artist
;P Dankies :iconsupertighthugplz:
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WarriorEyes Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Student Photographer
LOL np :)
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canyan-13-strawberry Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for the watch!!! :w00t:
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canyan-13-strawberry Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
^-^
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merlinfan Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Haha, you're welcome! And thanks for the llama badge and watch too!~
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SammmCorgi Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You got me obsessed with Ao No exorcist.
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merlinfan Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Student Digital Artist
LOL again? ^-^ I can tell by your profile picture :p (I have a habit of doing that.. even all my friends at school who thought I was weird for watching 'Japanese shows' now love it xD)
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SammmCorgi Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hehe :D and really? I love it Rin cracks me up he is like me alot thats why I adore him so much xD
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merlinfan Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Student Digital Artist
xD Rin is my... 3rd favourite character. But I adore the Pheles brothers the most, especially :iconmephistophelesplz: and my friends call me 'Yukielle' because the new coat I got looks like his exorcist one -.- I hate Yukio..
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brookiet77 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2012
Thanks for the watch. :iconholaplz:
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merlinfan Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Oh, and thankies for le watch too x3
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merlinfan Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Lol welcome x3
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WarriorOffHeart Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Student Artist
hey me and lordy we are on soe we are wait for u and if u can get Evil to come too
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merlinfan Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Mewp~ Sure :D
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AnonymousHybrid Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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merlinfan Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012  Student Digital Artist
TROLOLOL. I'm being used as a sofa
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AnonymousHybrid Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
LOL yes.
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merlinfan Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012  Student Digital Artist
xD
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WarriorEyes Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012  Student Photographer
Hey amy on SOE i got u a teddy :)
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merlinfan Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012  Student Digital Artist
8D I'll call him Steve x3
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