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Victorian Monstergirl: Ruby by JessicaElwood Victorian Monstergirl: Ruby by JessicaElwood
Second of the series. Fun fact about this one is she came out from a rejected commission sketch. I liked the pose so I finished it. Desc by :iconmocaw:

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Ruby

If anyone asks Ruby about her origins, she will tell of a long story of fantasy worthy of the famed Shaherezad. She will speak of a Christian queen and a strange egg found in a cave. She will speak of wars and countries that no longer exist, of her life as a princess in a far away land and how she was captured by the ruler of a Saracen nation and became the jewel of his harem due to her striking beauty and her skills in the arts of love.

She say all of this with a playful flick of her dragon like tail and a darting of her forked tongue, as if not making clear of is just a joke or the real truth. Is known, however, that she was one of the first to come to the brothel many years ago, and she has yet to age a single day, and some had claimed to have seen her breathing fire to light up the candles in her room. The truth, however, remains a complete mystery, as perhaps it is best to be.

There are clues, however: Ruby shows a strong understanding of the culture and arts of the Orient, especially the lands around Araby, especially as it pertains to the mythology of that area. She also shows a strong affinity for fire and warmth, and shows great satisfaction in laying by the hearth and staring long and lovingly into the flames.

Whatever her true origin, her passion and her exotic appearance make her a popular companion in Miss Michika's service.
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:icondaiyoukai-sama:
Daiyoukai-sama Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2013  Professional Artist
Nice dress.. I would take a dance with her :)
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:iconhrlss-geckotea:
HRLSS-GeckoTea Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
This is a cool character design! :D
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:iconkramooo:
kramooo Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2012
shes beautiful a crimson beauty
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:icondevintuchiha:
DevintUchiha Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012
interesting concept
she has such huge gazon-EYES... huge, jiggly eyes
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:iconrandomartwatcher:
RandomArtWatcher Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2012
Cool.
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:iconthedeathtickler:
TheDeathTickler Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
OO!*blushes a lot*nyaaaaaaaaah red hair*drools blushing hard*X3333333333
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:icongnosticcypher:
GnosticCypher Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012
Great!
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:iconshader1983:
Shader1983 Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
my god i love colors
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:iconallikrait:
AlliKrait Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2011  Student Photographer
Oh my!

She's so beautiful!
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:iconssbbfan666:
SSBBfan666 Featured By Owner May 21, 2011
great colors
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:icongorix16:
gorix16 Featured By Owner May 16, 2011
awesome colors ^^
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:icondragonstar1278:
Dragonstar1278 Featured By Owner May 31, 2010
Lovely colors.
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:iconrandomreader:
randomreader Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2010
All of your Victorian Monstergirls are so incredible. Awesome work JE!
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:iconkaguaysha:
kaguaysha Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Wow, I just realized how the legs you give your characters add to the sexy-ness.



Funny how I noticed when the legs're kind of.. gone >>
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:iconblackboxrhythm:
blackboxrhythm Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2010
This kind made me c** a little bit no lie Nagas are sexy and yours is no exception.
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:icongreatswordsman:
Greatswordsman Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2010
HOLYHOTSTUFF!! :faint:
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:iconv-crystal:
V-crystal Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2009
......How do you have sex with her???
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:iconcurtainsclosed:
CurtainsClosed Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2009
She has a cute face! :)
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:iconzone-worm:
zone-worm Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2009
varey inpris with all your werck.
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:iconpredator755:
Predator755 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2009
Wow! Now she's darned hot! :3
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:iconlordevian:
lordevian Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2009
Naga or dragon? what is she exactly? just curious. but loves her very much! XP
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:iconambient-avalancher:
ambient-avalancher Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2009
Now this is my type of monster!
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:icongattlin:
Gattlin Featured By Owner May 25, 2009
Very beautiful, not just the woman herself but the actual creation of the picture. The lighting is superb with the generous but tasteful use of highlights and slight reflection. I can't help but notice how the image of the dragon seems to glow on her kimono (if you could call it that). The detail is also eye catching like the scales on her lower half and the definition between hard and soft tissue.

That, and she looks downright sexy with that tongue :D.
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:iconphantomhourglass:
PhantomHourglass Featured By Owner May 7, 2009
Ever since Deis/Bleu from BoF, Nagas are the sexiness
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:iconraam333:
raam333 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I sit by a cave wondering why i must watch over something that might eat me
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:iconrobert-uk:
Robert-UK Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2009
Nagalicious. :D
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:iconmaliki321:
maliki321 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2009
is she supposed to be a lamia or half serpent dragon? because of the ears kinda make me curious about that.
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:iconjosd:
JosD Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2009
This creatue reminds meof a videogame characther called Damanhura the queen fire
And she looks in someway like a that, a lady with upper body in a human form (its more like an affrit that its a fire genie) but with 4 wings with dragon horns and the lowpart of a snake or dragon
The game its Rise of Legends and its a playable characther
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:iconreverendtrigster:
ReverendTrigster Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2008
I really like the choice of colours here. The only criticism I have is that the tail looks a little flat. Perhaps if you set a layer above the colours to "overlay" and airbrushed some greyscale shading it'd make the light to shadow transition a little smoother? Still an excellent piece though.
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:iconthegarfieldtouch:
Thegarfieldtouch Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2008  Student General Artist
:eyepopping: titties
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:iconnishido:
Nishido Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2008  Hobbyist Artist
The effect you used for the scales looks amazing. I also like the tongue and the dress; all the elements works real fine together.

Real awesome work!
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:iconkurayamitamashii:
KurayamiTamashii Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2008
I like the pose too,love the lil bat ears thing :D
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:iconlenalox:
LenAlox Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I think Half-Dragon sums up my response...

NAGA! *Glomp*

Where is this brothel and what is the going rate?
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:iconphenri:
Phenri Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2008
really great! I love her dress! ^^
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:iconhalf-dragon:
half-dragon Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2008
NAGA! *glomp*
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:iconmiracle-overloading:
Miracle-overloading Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2008
great dress
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:iconlordoffantasy:
Lordoffantasy Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2008
cool, dragon naga.
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:iconsoulvar:
Soulvar Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2008
Glad you did. I particularly like the fact that you continued the "inhumanity" above her waist by adding spikes to her forearms, her delightful fin ears, and her sexy forked tongue.
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:iconcuttingedgecomix:
cuttingedgecomix Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2008
Really cool! Especially love the blowse design:)
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:iconalanza:
Alanza Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
wow sexy =p
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:iconmorino5:
Morino5 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2008
lovely picture particularly the *cough* shirt *cough* ... is that a pentagram behind her?
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:iconenshohma:
Enshohma Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2008
The appealing design reminds me a bit of Echinda from Greek mythology. And funny enough, I always envisioned her as a red head too!
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:iconzevon-the-werewolf:
Zevon-The-Werewolf Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2008
Is it just me, or could she beat the hell outta someone with that tail?
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:iconwrytergirl:
wrytergirl Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Cool pic. Rubies are known to represent love. They are derived from the mineral corundum (aluminum oxide), which is also where sapphires come from. Chromium give rubies their color. The name ruby comes from the Latin ruber meaning red. Just wanted to share that.
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:iconshadowlore:
Shadowlore Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2008
Whoa! I just thought of something! She'd be a perfect villain for my supertoon fan fics! She'd have a crush on my fire Stripe cause he's a dragon and he controls fire. Um, could I use her? Please? :please:
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:iconbroad86new:
broad86new Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sexy, yet deadly. Good work.
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:iconmasterblader5:
masterblader5 Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2008
Wow, she is cute! Too bad she'd probably kill me if I tried to ask her out. Ah well!
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:iconseabeedaddy117:
SeabeeDaddy117 Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2008
Wow for the story and that artwork. You are fantastic.
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:iconboldmarauder:
boldmarauder Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2008
Yeah, only a Chinese short dress fits this character. :)
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:icontwilightdrifter:
Twilightdrifter Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2008
Interesting. ^^ I've heard of nagas but not chinese dragon monsters. Cool! ^^ *is a big fantasy geek* xP lol xD
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