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Thessa by JessicaElwood Thessa by JessicaElwood
"Come on, you lazy slugs! Keep those halberds up! Keep those knees high! I want to see moonlight under your lazy feet!" Thessa roared. The powerful bovine female stalked back and forth in front of the serried ranks of halberdiers marching in circles around the castle courtyard. "The Orcs don't sleep, neither should you! If they attack at midnight, you should be ready to fight them at midnight!"

Jehane shook her head as she looked out the tower window at the young recruits marching back and forth in front of Mistress At Arms Thessa. It hadn't been so very long ago that she had been a recruit too, in the Paladins of the Silver Dragon. She watched as one hapless young knight fell to his knees in exhaustion. "Corwyn!" Thessa roared. "Get on your FEET, soldier!" Jehane smiled and mouthed the next words along with Thessa: "Lose your footing in training and you'll lose your head in combat!"

"Watching the recruits?" Simon asked. Her mage partner came by and stood next to her at the window, stretching out his arms. "I can understand. I can watch them all night."

"I know," Jehane said, a bit wistfully. "It reminds me of what it was like to be them."

"She certainly is inspiring," Simon admitted.

"Yes. She has this warrior spirit about her that no one else can quite match. . ."

". . . and sometimes," Simon smirked, "her top slips a bit, and you can see her nipples."

Jehane's backhand was sharp, and it stung a bit.



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One of two sisters.

A really bad habit of mine is to come up with character designs without giving much though to backstories (or even names) until I am nearly done with the picture.

Maybe I should come up with a single setting and stick to it, to stop coming up with "one use" characters =P Personally I really like this design so I will see what I do with her.

Last picture I did in 09
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:icongigamansf:
GigaManSF Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014
This reminds me too much of Las Lindas :3
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:iconantcow:
antcow Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013
Milky boobs! ^.^
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:iconoomormunaoo:
ooMormunaoo Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2013
armour? one shoot and die.
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:iconzaftigbunnypress:
ZaftigBunnyPress Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I'm watching Game of Thrones right now and this character would look great in it!
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:iconswoosh149:
swoosh149 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012
Titties!!!!
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:icontheskaldofnvrwinter:
TheSkaldofNvrwinter Featured By Owner May 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
with the axe and her boobs, she'll be too topheavy lol
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:iconbbill9908:
Bbill9908 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh yes, I believe you earned a watch... XD
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:iconkillerphoenix92:
killerphoenix92 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011  Student General Artist
Nice Design!
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:icondamant:
Damant Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Super good job as always!

Drinkin' milk just now need a parental control
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:iconarcanumtwilight:
ArcanumTwilight Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2011
She looks awesome.

Great work.
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:iconsecretworker:
SecretWorker Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2011
tThis is an amazing picture ;) I love your art :)

:squee:
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:iconmanny10:
manny10 Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2011
cool!
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:iconcourtfool:
CourtFool Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2011
What lovely hips. Nice piece.
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:icondnomaid:
dnomaid Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome job on this.

Critics? Hmm, maybe it wouldve had more impact if the tiles on the floor were larger? They look like bathroom tiles. No biggy tho and its solid all around.
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:iconuncaringbear:
uncaringbear Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011
So nice to see this unlocked from storage again. Jess, a lot of your artwork from that period was a big factor in inspiring me to start drawing again, so thank you!
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:iconthepenciler:
thepenciler Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
I love how curvy and voluptuous you make some fo your characters yet keep them in realistic proportions
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:iconyingmakes:
yingmakes Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Is that sarcastic..
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:iconajudante:
Ajudante Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Good colors.
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:iconblackgryphon1:
BlackGryphon1 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2010
To me, this is defiantly your sexist character
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:iconcarosknight:
CarosKnight Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2010
I enjoyed reading that, not a lot of people put a backstory to their characters and pictures. :)
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:iconpaladinartea:
PaladinArtea Featured By Owner May 28, 2010
I love how serious this was...until the last moment lol
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:iconcondil12:
condil12 Featured By Owner May 22, 2010
amazing.
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:iconspacezillazon:
spacezillazon Featured By Owner May 14, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I agree with you! I'd also like to milk her
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:iconspacezillazon:
spacezillazon Featured By Owner May 14, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome detail,look,colors! Super hot and sexy girl,I like her! Awesome job really good you are!
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:icontanukitagawa:
TanukiTagawa Featured By Owner May 11, 2010
A barbarian babe with a a big ax and big boobs...Greeeeat! :drool:
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:iconnabzkitkatbar:
NabzKitKatBar Featured By Owner May 5, 2010
I love this picture
its somewhat forbidden since its furry
we can always keep this a secret
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:iconguiltius:
guiltius Featured By Owner May 4, 2010
so lovely, youve become one of my favorite artists...id love to see your dark side.
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:iconverdetigrez:
VerdeTigrez Featured By Owner May 1, 2010
One single hit can reveal...Just about everything
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:iconcellidor:
Cellidor Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2010
Certainly brings new meaning to the word "clevage"
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:iconallie1023:
allie1023 Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2010
Holy... Thats awesome :O
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:icongoldsutyoutube:
goldsutyoutube Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2010
nice
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:iconthe-condor:
The-Condor Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2010
fantastic image!

you know the name of the axe?
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:iconarrowrinehart:
ArrowRinehart Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2010
Quite Gorgeous, she looks amazing! Love your work Jessica ^^
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:iconwickedprince:
WickedPrince Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2010
Nice. :)
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:iconneo-draco:
Neo-Draco Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2010
:faint: So hot...
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ThunderManEXE Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
agreed (btw ur avatar frikken rules)
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Neo-Draco Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2010
Thanks, got it from this guy.->:iconxeno-striker:

Check out his free avatars here. -> [link]
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:iconthundermanexe:
ThunderManEXE Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
whoa that ballin'
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:iconwondermanrules:
wondermanrules Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2010   Traditional Artist
I really like the character design, the pose and especially the color work. :D
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:iconartistafrustrado:
artistafrustrado Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
awesome pic, she a totally hot girl x3
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SockWizard Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Yes.
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OHCF Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2010
And then there will come a time when the warrior is no longer needed; the wars fought, lost, and won...now peace reigns over the lands...
What now, warrior, having known only combat? What becomes of the warrior now that there is no enemy to defeat, no foe to foil, no thrill of the heat of battle, no need to overcome one's own limitations? Gone are those who made we warriors great, gone are those whose sacrifices, we vowed to not let be in vain. No longer are there the cherished friends, and fallen comrades to avenge, as we have avenged them all. Gone we are from the battlefield, now that we serve no purpose, aside from our instinct to do battle. No longer wanted are the old ways of war and battle, now that peace fill the land...
Some will refuse to disappear, to fade into the nothingness that once was filled with the need to defend, when the peace becomes too much to stand, some may try to bring about 'order' to that which needs none. One accident is all it takes, for the blood-lust of some, may prove too much to contain forever...they may lose their way, and possibly become that which they vowed to defeat all those years ago...all because of this 'peace' we have fought for? For what good is it to we, the ones who know only of war and victory and death?
"...good god, what have I done??"

The cycle begins anew.


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(Seriously, wtf am I on? Ohhh, 4am, and caffeine...figures XD)
I rambled enough as it is, sorry about that, Ms. Elwood! I love the art as always :ashamed:
Good morning everyone! n_n;
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:iconhelltutor:
HellTutor Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2010
What a big axe.
I like axes.
I hope you draw a rocker monster chick one of this days.

Not entirely random remark.
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Elinewton Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2010
I like so much of the hips shape!!
So curvy and chunky!! ^^
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Schazmen Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2010
Just by looking at her (not to mention the short story under), I can tell that she's skilled with that axe of hers. But she's also drop-dead gorgeous, and that makes her all the more dangerous.
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:iconyumell:
Yumell Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Nice colors ^_^ and so sexy character! congrats!
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CesarHuacuja Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2010
Amazing work, i love it, How long does finish it from the sketch?
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:iconmoonlitcrescent:
MoonlitCrescent Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2010
That is one hell of a cow :XD:

:P

Sweet axe, too :D
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:iconsuomi122:
Suomi122 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2010
Oh, I'd like to milk her ;)
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:iconespadajerome:
EspadaJerome Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2010
awesome pic!! BTW!! can u tell me if u use a mouse or graphics tablet for ur designs please
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