June252014
Cry of the South Portraits: Themidria by Jizoku-San


Unable to bear hiding any longer, Vero rose to his feet behind Stolla and Raif, pointing his pistol from behind their backs into the snow. He stumbled back onto the road, shaking with nerves as he ring glowed bright on his finger. His chain had broken in the fray, and it dangled uselessly from the metal bend fast on his flesh like string. He was shocked to see that both Stolla and Raif had lowered their guns, looking on into the smoke with stony faces full of dark hate. 

 Could it be they knew who was coming? 

 Could it be they’d been expecting this? 

 A form was appearing through the smoke, the silhouette of a woman with an hourglass figure. The red witch? 

“My highest welcomes, Cotation prince.” Called out a loud and menacing voice, exactly like the one that had filled Vero’s dreams! “You honor my land with your presence.” 

 From the smoke, she finally appeared. Tall and lithe, robbed in black armor laced in red, she was the most frightening woman Vero had ever seen. Her skin was as blue as Stolla’s, scarred and laced with blackened veins that dotted her high cheeks like tattoos. Her hair, jet black, hung in high dreadlocks straight down her back. She wore an elaborate headdress full of bones and metal, and heavy black gauntlets upon her arms marred in dark red sigils. Even her boots were iron, and a dark red cape flapped violently in the wind from her back. 

 She was a monster, beyond anything Vero had ever known in his life. He immediately identified her as an enormous threat, one beyond his level of skill, and knew the woman could kill him in a heartbeat if she so desired. There was a sheer aura of terrible energy about her, making the snow melt with a hiss at her feet and blackening the air as it touched her body. 
 
 She defiled the earth on which she walked, her sorcery like that of the devil. Surely, this must be the red witch. But how did she knew he was Cotation? And why was she calling him prince? 
Cry of the South: The Ost en Lor, Operation 20: The Red Witch

Well, that was Themidria’s first appearance. Frankly she aint changed much since. Still a bad ass bitch. Still whippin’ all sorts of ass. To be honest I’ve only ever had like… what… five people read my book? Maybe four? and none of them have ever really liked Themidria. 
Not in the ‘bad writing’ way
but in the ‘fucking bitch die’ way. 
which I guess means I’m doing my job right. 

Cry of the South Portraits: Themidria by Jizoku-San

Unable to bear hiding any longer, Vero rose to his feet behind Stolla and Raif, pointing his pistol from behind their backs into the snow. He stumbled back onto the road, shaking with nerves as he ring glowed bright on his finger. His chain had broken in the fray, and it dangled uselessly from the metal bend fast on his flesh like string. He was shocked to see that both Stolla and Raif had lowered their guns, looking on into the smoke with stony faces full of dark hate. 

Could it be they knew who was coming? 

Could it be they’d been expecting this? 

A form was appearing through the smoke, the silhouette of a woman with an hourglass figure. The red witch? 

“My highest welcomes, Cotation prince.” Called out a loud and menacing voice, exactly like the one that had filled Vero’s dreams! “You honor my land with your presence.” 

From the smoke, she finally appeared. Tall and lithe, robbed in black armor laced in red, she was the most frightening woman Vero had ever seen. Her skin was as blue as Stolla’s, scarred and laced with blackened veins that dotted her high cheeks like tattoos. Her hair, jet black, hung in high dreadlocks straight down her back. She wore an elaborate headdress full of bones and metal, and heavy black gauntlets upon her arms marred in dark red sigils. Even her boots were iron, and a dark red cape flapped violently in the wind from her back. 

She was a monster, beyond anything Vero had ever known in his life. He immediately identified her as an enormous threat, one beyond his level of skill, and knew the woman could kill him in a heartbeat if she so desired. There was a sheer aura of terrible energy about her, making the snow melt with a hiss at her feet and blackening the air as it touched her body. 

She defiled the earth on which she walked, her sorcery like that of the devil. Surely, this must be the red witch. But how did she knew he was Cotation? And why was she calling him prince? 

Cry of the South: The Ost en Lor, Operation 20: The Red Witch

Well, that was Themidria’s first appearance. Frankly she aint changed much since. Still a bad ass bitch. Still whippin’ all sorts of ass. To be honest I’ve only ever had like… what… five people read my book? Maybe four? and none of them have ever really liked Themidria. 

Not in the ‘bad writing’ way

but in the ‘fucking bitch die’ way. 

which I guess means I’m doing my job right. 

June122014
Portraits: Raif Monroe by Jizoku-San

So I’m going to keep up with the portrait series, this time focusing on people who are not captains. How could I start, but with Raif Monroe. She is quite possibly the originator of such phrases as ‘boss ass bitch’ and could cut you to ribbon with ease. 
Native American pride, y’all. 

Portraits: Raif Monroe by Jizoku-San

So I’m going to keep up with the portrait series, this time focusing on people who are not captains. How could I start, but with Raif Monroe. She is quite possibly the originator of such phrases as ‘boss ass bitch’ and could cut you to ribbon with ease. 

Native American pride, y’all. 

June42014

greenfeldspar:

wtfml:

Best 8 Seconds of my life.

MY SIDES

Never realized how similar this eight seconds was to the entire summary of Raif/Stolla/Celeste coefficientheidi am I right or am I right

(Source: youtube.com)

May302014

Decided to extend my portrait series to more characters of my book.

Of course, first things first, gotta put Ms. Monroe on top of the list. 

progress so far is looking alright. not too thrilled with her stupid outfit but I hate drawing her jumpsuit so whatever. 

Also going to be doing Themidria, Noriko, Sezaria, and Anola… Tadamoto… idk. 

lots of ladies. 

May82014
Captain Portraits: Stolla Dialiam by Jizoku-San
The fifth and final portrait in my Captain Portrait’s series: Stolla Dialiam, the second Captain of Valencia and the second in line to its throne. She is difficult to understand verbally, mentally, and emotionally; as a result, the general public is often afraid of Dialiam and the papers promote her much like one would Slenderman or the Jaberwocky. She’s more of an entertainment figure than a political figure. For that reason, I decided to paint her this time as people who don’t know her might see her. Unnerving and emerging fro darkness. 

Captain Portraits: Stolla Dialiam by Jizoku-San

The fifth and final portrait in my Captain Portrait’s series: Stolla Dialiam, the second Captain of Valencia and the second in line to its throne. She is difficult to understand verbally, mentally, and emotionally; as a result, the general public is often afraid of Dialiam and the papers promote her much like one would Slenderman or the Jaberwocky. She’s more of an entertainment figure than a political figure. For that reason, I decided to paint her this time as people who don’t know her might see her. Unnerving and emerging fro darkness. 

2AM
Captain Portraits: Atticus Shane by Jizoku-San

The fourth in my Captain Portraits series. Atticus Shane is the third of the Valencian Captain’s, and third in line to its throne. He is foul tempered, sharp mouthed, and at times can be unbelievably cruel. Shane is a recovering alcoholic, a habit spurned by the divorce of his wife and the loss of his son Adymn. 
Shane has this really powerful, evil gaze at times. I tried to incorporate that here. 

Captain Portraits: Atticus Shane by Jizoku-San

The fourth in my Captain Portraits series. Atticus Shane is the third of the Valencian Captain’s, and third in line to its throne. He is foul tempered, sharp mouthed, and at times can be unbelievably cruel. Shane is a recovering alcoholic, a habit spurned by the divorce of his wife and the loss of his son Adymn. 

Shane has this really powerful, evil gaze at times. I tried to incorporate that here. 

May72014
Captain Portraits: Colain Shiloh by Jizoku-San
The third in my Captain Portraits series, Colain Shiloh of Cotati. Honestly, I rarely draw Colain Shiloh either. Shiloh is not nearly as powerful physically as Jovias or Strathmore but is cunning in combat and can easily outmaneuver his opponent through wits. He is the head to Cotati’s massive navy, the strongest in the Alaric ocean. 

Captain Portraits: Colain Shiloh by Jizoku-San

The third in my Captain Portraits series, Colain Shiloh of Cotati. Honestly, I rarely draw Colain Shiloh either. Shiloh is not nearly as powerful physically as Jovias or Strathmore but is cunning in combat and can easily outmaneuver his opponent through wits. He is the head to Cotati’s massive navy, the strongest in the Alaric ocean. 

May62014
Captain Portraits: Rayne Strathmore by Jizoku-San
Another captain that I rarely draw is Rayne Strathmore, Captain of Meridie and head to its small but powerful navy. Strathmore is a brilliant fighter, skilled in hand to hand combat over weaponry, but has a vicious streak that often needs to be kept in check during battle. 

Captain Portraits: Rayne Strathmore by Jizoku-San

Another captain that I rarely draw is Rayne Strathmore, Captain of Meridie and head to its small but powerful navy. Strathmore is a brilliant fighter, skilled in hand to hand combat over weaponry, but has a vicious streak that often needs to be kept in check during battle. 

April282014
Kori by Jizoku-San

I haven’t done Stolla from my series the Cry of the South in a long long time, and that just didn’t feel right. So here is some Stolla. Being all… Stolla-ish. 

Kori by Jizoku-San

I haven’t done Stolla from my series the Cry of the South in a long long time, and that just didn’t feel right. So here is some Stolla. Being all… Stolla-ish. 

April152014
A Very Bad Man by Jizoku-San
King James Gloucester of Valencia is the antagonist of the Cry of the South series: a racist, drunk with the power of his inheritance but blinded by terrible fear that his kingship will be taken from him by a figure from his past. To compensate, he wipes out an entire race in an act of unforgivable genocide to cement himself in history and points his barrel at another more deadly enemy… Altarod. What, of course, he’ll find in time is that often the ending opponent is not the man you point your gun at. It’s the man you rob of all reason to be good. 

A Very Bad Man by Jizoku-San

King James Gloucester of Valencia is the antagonist of the Cry of the South series: a racist, drunk with the power of his inheritance but blinded by terrible fear that his kingship will be taken from him by a figure from his past. To compensate, he wipes out an entire race in an act of unforgivable genocide to cement himself in history and points his barrel at another more deadly enemy… Altarod. What, of course, he’ll find in time is that often the ending opponent is not the man you point your gun at. It’s the man you rob of all reason to be good. 

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