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17 / nonbinary / girls? i heard of 'em / pacific coaster. my name is vincent and this is my art & project blog. thank you for dropping by, especially if you help to support my works by reblogging! i would like to ask that you don't repost my works to other websites without my permission or a link back to here.


Posts tagged art:

andalite design because i think their canon depiction is lame

can you believe it. this dragon doesnt wear clothes

sambuca & adoxa, local bog witch dragons

while im here, here's the map i just finished the other day to put player tokens on in roll20, because honestly, the canon map? is not good

more dragon NPCs for epyllion; these ones are literal gods basically. im taking so many liberties with canon but u know how it is. theres 3 more but ill finish those when i get to them

another epyllion NPC. let me tell you, this game is a VERY good excuse to draw as many dragons as i goddamn want

aand here's my epyllion PC to match

doing an epyllion campaign with some friends & here are some backstory-relevant characters

dimetro was always one of my favorite vivosaurs from Fossil Fighters: Champions tbh .... LOVE my boy

disclaimer: this is not intended to be an accurate or faithful depiction of Dimetrodon it's just Fossil Fighters fanart

listen, i think falling is cool, but falling upside down? THATS the shit

whoops! all furries!

this is lucaluc and they're somewhere between a fursona and their own identity and god i fucking wish i looked like this

frigate gliders, because clearly what i needed in my overambitious creative projects was more different kinds of people.

another fr dragon, lineart done with real physical pen & everything else done with digital

tradigital drawing (lines were inked) of one of the 4 currently sad naked bastards in the back of my flight rising lair

stinkey.... bashed this out in about an hour and a half because i got bored and i wanted to remember what it feels like to not use oil paint

astrapi xenowyrm from dragon cave. not a super clean piece but i really needed something to do and this kept me occupied for the better part of an hour or so which was nice !

★ domestication, and also horses

across naduul, you will seldom see a civilization with no domesticated animals. in the och chochoch river valley of the western continent, birthplace of the valleyfolk, you'll see a smattering of goats and sheep, and in the north you'll often find small hogs being led along by the warm-hearts in their travels. domesticated birds and gryphons are also common across the western and eastern continents alike, primarily for meat, though breeds kept for their feathers are kept as well.

of horses, intriguingly, only one species has been domesticated-- the largest species of minor horse, and an extremely social one at that. only seen on the eastern continent, they are kept by gliders, typically by the sedentary societies. they are bred for meat, and are routinely clipped completely to ensure they cannot fly away. other species of minor horse go undomesticated for their skittishness and smaller stature.

there is good reason that only the minor horse has been tamed. major horses are towering and bulky, and though they are flightless they are wholly capable of using their wings for violence. they are often extremely hostile, and their groups are small and temporary, only in the interest of self preservation. most have a single, thick horn sprouting from the top of their head, excellent for goring their opponents during breeding season and any misguided sapient looking to domesticate another species. it is widely accepted that the only difference between the major horse and a god of death is that a god of death has the grace to kill you cleanly.

★ Warm-Hearts

known for their compassion in spades, the valamin have been named for this most vital trait in almost every language except ones of their own. their names for themselves are numerous and varied, but the most common one, valamin, is often translated into common as 'wandering.'

originally hailing from a comfortable river valley in the western continent, the warm-hearts were driven off by the valleyfolk not too long after the two populations discovered each other. resources may not have been scarce, but they were fiercely defended, and it was significantly easier for the majority to flee to the north and live in snow than to face opponents who had already had significantly more practice in battle. though they'd been displaced, they were quick to adapt, and made quick work of thick-furred residents of the tundras to steal their warmth.

the warm-hearts are extremely sociable amongst themselves, though tend to be wary of outsiders. physical contact plays a significant role in all relationships, highly valued for strengthening bonds and sharing warmth, both of which often being hard to come by in the harsh north. it is considered good practice to greet with hugs.

★ Gliders

dubbed the skadoun in their myriad native tongues and gliders in pidgins and those of other species, these often nomadically-inclined descendants of griffins are known for the cultures among them who migrate frequently across continents and seas. despite this, most of the population remains concentrated on one continent, and there are plenty of sedentary agricultural glider societies.

pigments are very frequently used for body and facepainting throughout various cultural groups, typically as a status symbol of some kind, though specific symbols, meanings, and the circumstances of using bodypaints are unique between cultures and some eschew them entirely in favor of horn carvings or crafted ornamentation. usage of these signifiers is often so specific between cultures that it is widely frowned upon to use the patterns and placements of other groups knowingly, as it is deceptively easy to misuse them.

photo studies bc im getting psyched up to do some Cool Paintings of Cool Birds sometime soon

lost all motivation and havent drawn for a month, but hey, here's some bird