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Caves of Peril by Loneanimator Caves of Peril by Loneanimator
Since last fall I'm employed at 25% as an illustrator at a Swedish publisher of games and books, while also having a regular dayjob. This illustration is for one of their projects, "Storytale Adventures", which is a fantasy RPG for kids. It's currently being translated for publication on the English-language market.
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Chaosfive-55 Featured By Owner 12 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Pure Fun!!!
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Libra1010 Featured By Owner 5 days ago
 I have to say the expression on that young swordsman's face seems less "Hope I don't slip or I'll be eaten" and more "If I slip then that hornswoggled is getting SERIOUS indigestion" which makes me love this image all the more - since it gives Old Red Terror there the air of perpetual optimism coupled with thoughtless greed one sees on the face of every dog that ever lurked beneath the dinner table!:D (Big Grin) 
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Chaosfive-55 Featured By Owner 12 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Best Comment Ever!!! :D
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Libra1010 Featured By Owner 11 hours ago
 Best Comment YET - I still have hopes of improving with experience!;) (Wink) 
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Chaosfive-55 Featured By Owner 11 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
:w00t:
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Loneanimator Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Filmographer
I think the young dungeon crawler has been there before; it's not his first monster jump :)
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Libra1010 Featured By Owner 3 days ago
 I trust it will not be his last either!;) (Wink) 
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scorpionlover42 Featured By Owner 6 days ago
The kids are fun, but I love that cave creature. Clap It reminds me of Tsothoggua, but with more personality. :) (Smile) Yes, I can see kids getting into a game featuring critters like this one. Wink/Razz 
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Loneanimator Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Filmographer
The monster is lind of like Tsathoggua, but I didn't realize that as I was drawing the image. The monster is a demon, which in this game are creatures born out of a chaotic creation process in a parallell dimension. Sometimes they get stuck in the world of the game and cause mischief. Kind of Lovecraftian, I guess.
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scorpionlover42 Featured By Owner 2 days ago
I can imagine a Lovecraftian tale for kids coming out of this. They seek to send the demon Tuggasudsud back to his dimension. :) (Smile) 
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GoldandSliverDragon Featured By Owner 6 days ago
I like that beast you have there.
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Loneanimator Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Filmographer
Thanks! I hope the kids will like him too :)
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GoldandSliverDragon Featured By Owner 5 days ago
If they don't then they have poor taste
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majingojira Featured By Owner 6 days ago
That monster design is superb.  It balances a true amount of horror with a childishness that fits the piece perfectly.  At first glance, it's a simple monster a child would dream up.  Then you look closer, and it becomes a true horror. 

I love it!
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Loneanimator Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Filmographer
That's high praise for a monster I dreamed up while feeling bored one morning :) But I do try to add details that'll make my monster characters stick in your head, especially if you're a kid.
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snicker1 Featured By Owner May 14, 2018
well done thanks for sharing
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Loneanimator Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Filmographer
Thanks; glad you enjoyed it :)
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Mindslave24-7 Featured By Owner May 14, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
"C'mon! C'mon! Fall! ...gets me some breakfast!"
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Loneanimator Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Filmographer
It's not too much to ask, I know.
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Mindslave24-7 Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
:tantrum:
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Chamjari Featured By Owner May 14, 2018   General Artist
What a fun pit creature. I definitely would've like this as a kid.
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Loneanimator Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Filmographer
The game is actually selling really well in the gaming community in Sweden, so we have high hopes for the international market.
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Veruca1280 Featured By Owner May 14, 2018
RPG for kids? sounds cool
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Loneanimator Featured By Owner May 14, 2018  Hobbyist Filmographer
It is pretty cool :) It was constructed by a friend of mine and his (at the time) 9 year-old daughter. It's full of weird monsters and clever scenarios.
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DonaldMoore909 Featured By Owner May 14, 2018
That's great, I'm no kid but let me know when it does, I'll want to check it out.
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Loneanimator Featured By Owner May 14, 2018  Hobbyist Filmographer
Besides being a traditional RPG, it also has a lot of traditional storytelling aspects, with riddles and intricate plots. It's been used in schools to encourage shy kids to be more verbal.
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