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Single Character Colour Drawing
The Girl From Slime Caverns by Raqonteur
Open Wide And Say... Aaaaaargh by Raqonteur
Krackers - A Grave Matter by Raqonteur
Ariel Pin-up by Raqonteur
A fully coloured and shaded drawing of the character of your choice in either semi-realisitic or anime style.  You can choose from waist up, three-quarter or full body.

All work is carried out on A4 paper
The original drawing can be purchased by arrangement, though I will keep a scanned copy on my account here.
Fully Shaded Character Pencil Sketch with Simple Background
Commission - A Little Birdie Told Me by Raqonteur
Commission - Nya-Na-Nya-Na-Nya-Nya by Raqonteur
Thinking Of You by Raqonteur
Commission - What Do You Mean It's Not Bath Time by Raqonteur
A monochrome pencil drawing of the character of your choice, either semi-realistic or Anime style.  You can choose from Waist Up, Three Quarter or Full Body.

All work is carried out on A4 paper
The original sketch can be purchased by arrangement, though I will keep a scanned copy on my account here.
Traditional Character Portrait Pencil Sketch
Amber Hunt Portrait by Raqonteur
Christmas Gift Art 2013 #1 by Raqonteur
Stacey by Raqonteur
Anyone For Tea? by Raqonteur
A head and shoulders portrait/study of a Character, in pencil, partially shaded.   You can choose from realistic or anime style.

All work is carried out on A4 paper
The original sketch can be purchased by arrangement, though I will keep a scanned copy on my account here.
Original Character or Fan Character Story - Literature Commission
This is a story featuring either your original character or a brand new character.  The more details you provide of what you want, the closer it will be to your vision.  You can provide me with a complete plot or just a title or theme, or anything in between.
This type of work involves a lot of feedback and communication (questions :P) to keep the details right (I can't just guess the name of your first love for example :P)



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Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
United Kingdom
Who am I?
Well if you're really interested you can read this… my introductory journal entry.
Having just read DA's new spam members for comments plan, I'm not impressed.  However, the theme behind it isn't a bad one.  We all do need to comment more to reinforce the bonds of our community.

That's why I thought I might try a couple of ideas of my own;
LEAVE A COMMENT DAY is simply that.
Pick one day of the year, let's say March 1st, for instance (plenty of time to advertise then). And encourage everyone to leave at least one comment on that day.  Make a celebration of it.  Feature one comment from that day (and a deviation or collection from the commenter) for the rest of that month.  If enough people participate in this way then it could grow and grow.  And hopefully the habit of commenting will stick.

The other idea is to add a little tag-line to your own comments saying something like 'I enjoyed commenting on your piece.  Pass-this-along.  Comment on someone else's art today'.
A simple piece of encouragement to motivate people.

If you're interested, you could post this journal or something similar of your own, on your own page.  Go on, let's try to be community spirited for a change :P

What do you think?
Would you join in this?
Do you have any other ideas like this?

Go on, leave a comment :P

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I've gotten a lot out of the DeviantArt Community, it's time to put something back. I plan on using any donated points either to run further contests or to commision pieces from other artists and thus support them.

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goddessgalaxia Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
round four IMHO: i love how anna is a dancer. her 'good girl gone bad' phase really suits the fame life style she had as it seems many young stars seem to have a falling out at some point these days. i would love to see annas bond with her daughter though.
Raqonteur Featured By Owner 23 hours ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you.

Hmmm... 5 word limit on the reply is challenging...


Making everything fit is a problem.

Nope still couldn't hold to 5 words :p
3wyl Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello! :wave:

ProjectComment has existed for seven years to help support artists like you, so welcome to our group! :heart: As a group, we focus on community and reciprocity, a community that cannot thrive without people giving comments as well as getting them.

If you would like to get or give comments...

:bulletred: Please read our rules first - we don't have many! :dummy:
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Don't hesitate to send us a note. :typerhappy:

We hope you have an enjoyable stay! :cuddle:
Curia-DD Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
:iconmosbyredux: shared your character memes with me. Excellent stuff thank you!!
Raqonteur Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you :blush:
And thank you :iconmosbyredux: too for sharing it :)
Curia-DD Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
MosbyRedux Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2015
Glad to do so!
Akaszik Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist

First, not obvious achievement that I like to congratulate you on, is completing all OC-training tasks so far! You was also a nice art-trade partner. Task “Enjoyment” was great fun.

You have enrolled for this third round of OC-training with a picture colored with pencils. Then you started to using copic markers and tasks submissions have vibrant hues. For a genre you exploring it is a plus.

Lettering in third chapter page ("Alycia Anger") gets better. In addition using ink to enhance outline seems to be more efficient technique for a comic than fine but laborious pure pencil drawings (at least I guess it is so).

You told on Sep 8, 2015 that the story and characters were growing almost organically, especially since Alycia joined OC-training. So I wish you great joy while drawing new pages. Yeah, felicitations! 

Lotus-Pen Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Student Writer
Thanks for joining :iconnurturing-narratives: :dummy: Welcome aboard!
Pirate-Skunk Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
hey! i saw you looked at :iconcharacter-haven: ~
and just thought i would ask if you were interested in joining?
if not you can just ignore this comment ~
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