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Fire-From-The-Eye by OchreJelly Fire-From-The-Eye by OchreJelly
This is something that has been in the works for a long time, at least 6 months. It was originally based off a photo of `Doubtful-Della that i was practicing portrait drawing with, but it doesn't look much like her anymore, although perhaps there is a resemblence in some features yet. I hope you don't mind me using a photo of you as a reference, Della. ^^;

This came together decently well when I finally sat down and spent a few hours on it, and I'm overall happy with how it turned out, although I don't like her outfit very much; I wanted to make her look slightly dangerous and...more exotic than your average elf, i guess. Hence the reds, instead of the usual elf green.
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Racingalien3 Featured By Owner May 4, 2014
Doubtful-Della Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Professional Photographer
Hello, why was this not in my favorites???
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014   Digital Artist
Lizardman conspiracy? :E
Doubtful-Della Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2014  Professional Photographer
My DA account is so rusty
IvanRostoff Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013
reminds me of someone
Knightofvictory Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2012
Wow. I love the tiefling girl, but really all your stuff is amazing.
bookishnerd Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2012
Beautiful work – I love this character! I especially love her tiny horns.
Mitia-Arcturus Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2012
Dear Friend
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you are Most welcome!!! .............................................:heart:
Dadalos Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2011
others have said it:simply stunning i love the work.
Kjherstin Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2010
This is amazing. I love the face makeup and texture and that hair is so original. I love it
wtrw Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2009

reban Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2009
wow, she looks like she could be related to Neeshka in NWN2! :)
silentsteel Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2008
Beautiful, absolutely beautiful. I'm awed by the amount of detail you've put into her - it's fascinating, trying to figure out what all the little bone bits on her clothing are, or that gorgeous scales-and-petals texture to her skin . . . Just absolutely wonderful.
Kosjenka Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2008   Artisan Crafter
This is simply gorgeous! :clap:
Malango Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2008
I lokve the level of detail. It as a never winter nights or something like that feel
asiye Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2008
Wonderfull... very nice ;-)
Libfly Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
goor Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
mistressvampire99 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2007  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
LOVE the eyes......there is such life in them
MarthaPArt Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2007  Professional Traditional Artist
binaire Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2007   Interface Designer
This character is an elf? Looks like a tiefling to me because of the itty bitty horns and the scales. Maybe a part-elf tiefling, or maybe a dragon disciple?

Oh god, my :nerd: is showing!

Anyways - great job! I'd love to try my hand at making portaits like that, but I'm no good at painting people yet.
RealSlimShadowen Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2007
Awesome work.

I'm not an artist, so I can't critique beyond the thumbs-up.
Kio-Darkblood Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2007
It makes me think of character art from D&D (Dungeons and Dragons) games... :P
dariyan Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2007
The scaling makes me think of the Elderlings... or at least the Rain Wild Traders, of Robin Hobb's series, The Liveship Traders. Did you perhaps use that as a base for that part of the idea?
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2007   Digital Artist
Hmm, I don't actually know what that series is...but now that you mention I might be forced to check it out. :D
badmrtoy Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2007  Student General Artist
i love this sooo much, it's a really amazing artwork (it kinda reminds me of one of my friends. she's a DM, and i little bit of a tiefling herself). the hair is so wonderful, i really like the style, and the exicution is just amazing. the hints of scale are a great touch, and the lips are just so perfect! really it's a stunning, stunning artwork!

i just have to say one thing, and technically it's not a criticism. when i searched tEIfling in the devianart search, i didn't get that many results, but i did get your awsome work. then i thought i might have misspelt tIEfling, and i looked it up, and i relised i had. so i typed in tIEfling into the search and got far more results, but not yours. so i came to the conclusion that you must have typed the wrong thing into the keywords for this artwork. the only reason that i mention this is that it is sooo good, and if you change the keywords for this artwork, you might get more people to see it, which would be great!
agape45 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2007
Veeeerrry nice. You should post it to the Vault, as well. A portrait this beautiful should be shared with true afficienados.
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2007   Digital Artist
Hmm, I don't recall ever posting anything to the Vault at all actually. o_o Have you seen some of my stuff on there?

Well, anyways, thanks for the compliments. ^^
agape45 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2007
No, I haven't seen any of you work, that I recall, but you could upload a portrait pack as another venue to showcase your art.
'Twas merely a suggestion, inspired by your work.
Have a nice week!
bolivarpozo507 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2007  Hobbyist Writer
WOW, it's awesome, the first thing that you see it's the eyes, and the colors, the expretions, everything it's just perfect
AngelLover89 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2007  Student Digital Artist
nice detail, je l'aime bien
DragonLarme Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
I love, love, love it!
Sorry for not being constructive,
but I just can't *laugh*

I love your style ^^
LadyLey Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2007
I was taking a look at your work..and it is all just so beautiful. It has such soft tones..but yet she looks so real like I could just reach out and touch her.
Sammi-The-FF-Freak Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2007
Awesome drawing--it almost looks alive. Like she's just gonna jump out of the computer or something.
Heh angsty antisocial tieflings are teh awesomeness ^^
drhobo1987 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2006
that's piercing fanatic elf. haha, its nice, ilovit. You deserve a place on the neverwinter portraits. surely i will create a character with that portrait, must use, must use, arghhh, but, don't , .... nevermind...
arghhhh, i want to use it on my character, ahhhh, please, i will die if i can't
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2006   Digital Artist
Well as long as you're using it for just your own use (i.e not reposting it anywhere else, or using anywhere except in NWN) I don't mind if you use it at all for an ingame portrait. ^^
drhobo1987 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2006
That makes sense. ok, that's what all i wanted. wepeeee
invi-chan Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2006
wow, just one thing to say "it's awesome". if I tell what I found good in this drawing I will never finish
Sapphire-Crystal Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2006   Writer
wow this is a great pic!! I really enjoyed reading her background info too!!
Eumelia Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2006  Hobbyist
What a character and what a story! The first thing I saw were her eyes - they're spectacular.
HeartSong Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2006
Stunning work! Really love this.
Tanathiel Featured By Owner May 4, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
Wow.... even the soft scales are seen in her skin...
Beautyful pic. :D I had a tiefling once :D But it was not as handsome as her ;)
Hihi :D Anyway, got a :+fav: on this :D
I like D&D fanarts :D
OchreJelly Featured By Owner May 9, 2006   Digital Artist
Thank you very much. I like her scales too, probably my favourite aspect of her design. Glad you like it. :)
b0x0rz Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2006
i'm in love :faint: :b0x0rz:
VelvetGypsy Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2006
Wonderful!!! Love her hair, and all the facial details! Add to fav.. :nod:
DesteN Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
awesom paint!
Doubtful-Della Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2005  Professional Photographer
:clap: I finally ordered this as a print. My uncle bought my calender. So I used my deviantDollars to buy a print of this. YAY!
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2005   Digital Artist
Really? :D That is so nice of you, thank you. I hope you like it. ^^
Doubtful-Della Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2005  Professional Photographer
I'm sure I will. I'll have to take a picture of it on my wall for you :)
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2005   Digital Artist
Awesome. Thanks again. ^^
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