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Fire Eyes by OchreJelly Fire Eyes by OchreJelly
Back in the day I had a few random characters I had created for the purpose of... well, creating characters. This one was named Fire-From-The-Eye, a tiefling by D&D standards and was my favourite of the bunch. I only ended up creating about two pieces of her, and I always wanted to go back and revisit her character in some way.

Obviously, I did indeed, and I began working on this a few months ago. However, I lost my desire to keep at it and so it sat there for some time. But eventually I picked it up again a few days ago and finished it up.

I had a big old Mary Sue-ish backstory to go along with her years back, but in the interest of not vomiting I won't ever make that public again. Suffice it to say there was emo, and abandonment and causing deaths of friends, etc. It was pretty bad. :D

Anyways, most of you who've followed me over the years know I have a weird thing for tiefling elves with scales, claws, and horns, and Fire-From-The-Eye is no exception. This time I decided to simplify her outfit a tad, and remove some of the extraneous jewelery and miscellanous additions... probably due to laziness but I think it works a bit better than the previous design.

Offtopic, I haven't been very productive with artwork at all as of late. It's been sort of a struggle against myself this year. Makes it less enjoyable than it ought to be and I'm still trying to figure out how to get past it. I always seem to be struggling with some form of artblock or another! Probably self-inflicted...

Reference used for the face, and overall inspiration for the whole painting: [link]

Painter 9, didn't keep track of time. A lot, probably.

Thanks for looking... :)

Edit: Clarified my description a tad. Happy power engrish 100%.

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CoffeePilot Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Tieflings are rad!
andanzza Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2014   Artist
Doubtful-Della Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Professional Photographer
She has less jewelry this time around
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014   Digital Artist
I seem to recall deciding to simplify the look, that there was too many misc. doodads and things and it was a distraction.

All signs that I've simply become a lazier artist! :noes:
Doubtful-Della Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2014  Professional Photographer
Hahahahahaha I feel ya there
Zeldenhandel Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014
As a roleplayer I've seen quite some tiefling pictures, but none of them are as good as yours.
Both Fire-eyes and Longnails are very awesome pictures that show the fiendish nature of the characters in their appearance, but also their human nature. And that human nature is even more clearly established by their expression and body language.
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014   Digital Artist
Thank you. :)
World-of-Chaos Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Great work. She looks a lot like one of the main character in the book I'm writing. Don't give up, you have great talent. Can't wait to see more from you.
Valtyr Featured By Owner May 8, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Very nice work :)
PaulFrancis Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012
Wow. Just, wow!
Neranella Featured By Owner May 15, 2012
J'adore. :heart: x 10
AgathaKeyguard Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2012  Hobbyist
Great work! :) :+fav:
Arqanius Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2012  Professional Writer
Great job! Congratulations!!!
nathanscomicart Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow! Beautiful work. Great lines and wonderful color.:icongrin--plz:
Neko3hiki Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2012  Professional Artist
Love her expression. And you get bonus points for her being a tiefling! :)
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012   Digital Artist
Finally, enough bonus points for a penguin hat. :evillaugh:
plantiebee Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
beautiful work :)
Urumiccina Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Very beautiful :)
Gael9 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the fav, this one is my favorite character. Work is awsome.
RavingEagleMedia Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2012
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2012   Digital Artist
Thankies. :)
RavingEagleMedia Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2012
    Our pleasure.
nagohsirhc Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2011  Student General Artist
Only the first one I looked at and already I am impressed!!
zJoriz Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011
Not sure if I commented already on this one... Anyway, sweet piece! Well deserved mention in that book. I like her young and slightly mischievous-looking face in particular. :D
Very jealous about the design and paintwork on her outfit too, by the way.
Mitia-Arcturus Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011
Dear OchreJelly
Your work is featured in
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become ART-PORTRAITS's member you are welcome!!! ...:heart:
Sgt-Sahara Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very very pretty!
Artbox-DA Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2011
A wonderful character.
Beautiful colours, tones and lighting.
Trip-Like-I-Do Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2011  Hobbyist
aww!.. love lil horns) so cute
k-kotashev Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2011
nice eyes :)
NotBambi Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I like this a lot. Actually, I don't think I've seen a picture by you yet that I didn't like a lot
thandav Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2011  Professional General Artist
Lupus-Ferus Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2011
The D&D race I like the most in the ochre-brown colours I like the most, paired with excellent execution. Which is to say, I like it.
Forbendon Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2011
This is a reproach to divinity; nothing so pulchritudinous should be able to flow from man. Brava!
Animefeiry2 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
DAmn!!! these is a gorgeous work! I just love every cm i watch ... now I want a piercing like that one ahaha
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2011   Digital Artist
Hopefully it's not too much information, but I find piercings to be somewhat akward in real life and don't really care for them. But weirdly I keep finding ways to add them to some drawings.

Anyways, thank you very much.
Animefeiry2 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
hahahaha ayep It happends XP

you welcome!! great work!
NatiaGreenleaf Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2011
This is really beautiful!
DemieLune Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2011
I really like this one. There's something very attaching in the expression and pose of this character.
And I believe that it's better executed than many of your work (though they are very well done nonetheless! Please, don't take me wrong!! :aww: )
I can't explain why exactly, but this one really does catch my eye more. :)
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2011   Digital Artist
Thank you! With the exception of the rushed background, it's one of my personal favourites as well, mostly because it fleshes out her appearance and personality a bit more to me.
THE-OIO Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
great work
Dreamer-T Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Very awesome! :meow:
admonitiondisaster Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2010
isissousa Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2010   Digital Artist
What a lovely style!
Yukinflake Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Looks amazing :D The colours are beautiful ^^
Nataly1st Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2010   Digital Artist
:icondressplz: Hello! :wave:
Your beautiful work has been feature in my new journal [link] :hug: :iconhapholplz:
DoctorDiehard Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Dialogous Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2010   Writer
"I had a big old Mary Sue-ish backstory to go along with her years back, but in the interest of not vomiting I won't ever make that public again. Suffice it to say there was emo, and abandonment and causing deaths of friends, etc. It was pretty bad."

It's ok, we all go through that fase when growing up. Congratulations with making it back with your story-sense still alive. =)
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2010   Digital Artist
It didn't really make it back alive, but I did at least. Partially. :fear:
MartinGollery Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2010
Excellent work!
Shiru-u Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2010
gr8 job!!
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