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Canopy railroad by TheGreatMC
Canopy railroad
Can be also viewed on my Tumblr and Facebook accounts: 

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A tad harder than the last one, presumably because this time I couldn't save my backside by drawing cartoony robots or elaborate cosmic horrors. :lol:
Stellar vandalism by TheGreatMC
Stellar vandalism
Available on my Tumblr page:…  - and on Facebook:…

Theme dates back to a time when I was learning to draw under a mentor - who was also the one to share an anecdote about a preschooler who, upon being questioned what his doodle is supposed to represent, claimed that he drew a rocket aimed at a sun with an intent of destroying it.  

It was only a moment before I had to draw my interpretation of it:…

Incidentally, my first take at putting this mental image into my drawing was also the first drawing that I deemed good enough to show around. Now, years later, I wanted to ensure that this will remain true. And much more colourful. :D
Typhoeus take two by TheGreatMC
Typhoeus take two
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My second attempt at designing and painting a depiction of Typhon, cosmic monstrosity from Hellenic mythology.  

One year ago first attempt has been made and it can be seen on earlier pages HERE. Although far more ornate than latest attempt, it isn’t as lively and lacks that precious bit of consistency which could have made it easier to understand what is going on in the picture.  While originally it seemed like a good idea for me to make cosmic horrors hard to make out on the first glance, it only became a detriment. 
Father of Nations: New and improved by TheGreatMC
Father of Nations: New and improved
Grigor II, supreme ruler of Novaya Russia and liberator in pursuit of efficiency on a global scale.

In a fleeting moment of nostalgia I sought amusement in creating small homage to a game that is now over a decade old, its franchise since long dead and owner only recently ressurected.  

Although not exactly ancient, real-time strategy Empire Earth is one of the very few creations that I consider "nostalgic" - and nostalgia radar is a strictly personalized device, often working on ones inability to encounter finer things.  :lol:  

Although the game itself had an artwork with similar set of characters and a vibe close to the one that I sought, I felt that I would like to play with the concept and warp it somewhat. 

The throne-on-a-carpet-of-subjects -pose isn't my idea either - it has been borrowed from a satirical drawing drawn by Włodzimierz Kowańko during WWII.  

Characters and designs belong to Sierra Entertainment.
Fen flyover by TheGreatMC
Fen flyover
Also on display here:…

As my current practice run goes on and more themes need to be reviewed, I HAD to give fanart a try just to see what might come out of it. 

Misty fens felt like a nice challenge and, coincidentally, they are a biome that I will be drawing on a larger scale sooner or later. 

Pokemon belongs to Game Freak, Nintendo.

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Setup of the issue: 

>>>old artwork of mine with naive approach to the subject, poor grasp of techniques used - yet with a promising concept and inspiring setting: 

>>>recently redrawn version of the former artwork, drawn with knowledge what I wanted back then and with better capacity at putting it on paper: 

ALSO! There is the following pair, the more recent one drawn to give some lifesigns: 

                                                              And here it comes: 


Progress is a funny thing, even on the level of an amateur like myself - at one moment artwork that I created is something of a highlight to be proud of, but move just far enough in learning and using new techniques/developing new horizons across ones imagination - and suddenly such a piece becomes obselote... yet it still has something to it that begs for giving it a new life. 

Right now I have entire dozens of such artworks and it would come as a surprise to noone to find out that this quantity will never cease to shrink. 


Then comes the awareness of potential dangers associated with such endeavour. Let's have a list of my worries to be done with it! 

[1] Intellectual inbreeding: 
Bringing older works to life sounds like an overally good idea... on the first impression. But most of such works are guaranteed to be nothing else than far less developed and unsophisticated stages of the works one is working on so far. Regurgirating such old content simply means that - rather than expanding intellectual workshop - creator forces himself to spend time on thinking along the same lines that were pursued at the moment of the original being created. 

[2] Comfort zoning and self gratification: 
Such obselote artworks usually begun their life amidst seeking shortcuts and pleasant niches. With the exception of training and tutoring drawings, these were quite often made because the artist felt comfortable with drawing them in the way they were drawn. That also applies to ideas and their execution. Drawing old artworks anew thus poses a risk of spiralling downwards towards the bay of tranquility. Woe be unto those who are unable to set themselves back on track after easy self-gratification! 

What is your outlook on this matter, dear reader?


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djrustye Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional General Artist
Thanks for the fav :)
farboart Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2015
Truly amazing gallery, very unique works!
Borianna Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Flower Bullet (Blue) - F2U! Flower Bullet (Purple) - F2U! Flower Bullet (Light Pink) - F2U! Thanks for the fave! Flower Bullet (Light Pink) - F2U! Flower Bullet (Purple) - F2U! Flower Bullet (Blue) - F2U!
agataylor Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Wow, thank you so much for the watch! I'm honored. It means a lot for me, really :hug:
EwaGladka Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Dzięki za watcha :)
TheGreatMC Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015
Proszę bardzo. :D
MrTuke Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Cheers for the :+fav: , mate. :thumbsup:
neral85 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Dziękuję za :+devwatch:! :-)
lordsjaak Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2015
thank you for the lama badge and here you have one as return :)
TheGreatMC Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2015
Thanks! Couldn't help but smile when I saw that someone stood up to ol' Tom Preston and lived to tell the tale. :D
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