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Random from My Linearts, Colored By Others

Here's where I get to feature the coloring talents of others when I release a lineart out into the wild. Enjoy!


Are you interested in winning a free 8.5" x 11" print from me? I'm running a contest over on the Red Nebula Studios Facebook page!

Here's the direct link to the contest. Like the post and comment with your favorite fantasy creature for a chance to win. The winner will be randomly chosen when our Facebook page reaches 1,000 likes, so be sure to Like the page and share the contest and help get us there.

And now, back to your regularly scheduled art stuff!
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Orc Skull WIP by Nightlyre
Orc Skull WIP
I'm having way too much fun with this mask. There's just so much you can do with a skull!

This one's got some resin-cast horns and Apoxie Sculpt for the tooth modifications. The original mask sculpt wasn't specifically made for moving-jaw masks, but I'm going to attempt to mod this one to move as the wearer speaks. Might add a nice scar across the bone, it depends whether I want to bring the Dremel into this or not. :) I'll probably just paint him natural bone in color, but I haven't decided yet.

Full skull mask blanks and half skull mask blanks are available from my Etsy costume shop if you want to play too. There's also a couple of finished, OOAK, ready-to-wear masks available if you want something unique for Halloween, but aren't the crafty sort!

--||| :house: Website ||| :skullbones: Costuming Store ||| :facebook: Facebook Cosplay Page ||| :twitter: Twitter |||--
New Bookmarks by Nightlyre
New Bookmarks
It's hard for me to believe, but it'd been a couple years since I did any new bookmarks. It occurred to me, I have a book dragon print - why not see if he'd work as a bookmark too? Kinda makes sense, y'know? Then, I looked through my other prints to see if any of them would work out. Not all of them did, but this set turned out quite nice, I think. :)

--||| :house: Website ||| :star: Store ||| :facebook: Facebook ||| :twitter: Twitter |||--
Skull Half Mask - Red and Gold Tribal Flame by Nightlyre
Skull Half Mask - Red and Gold Tribal Flame
Here's my first finished skull half-mask, available in my Etsy costume shop! I went with a highly stylized, masquerade-style look for this one, all deep red with a tribal, flame-like design done in gold on the left forehead and the right cheekbone. I emphasized some of the deeper areas and details (nose, teeth, and the bone fracture near the top) with dark acrylic paint to make them stand out. I wasn't happy with the pristine, shiny appearance, so I decided to weather it and finish it with a satin spray instead, so it looks well worn and like it has been through hell... perhaps literally!

It's padded with foam and felt on the inside, and has a black elastic band securely glued on either side. To wear it, one would simply tie the elastic pieces together wherever it felt comfortable for them.

--||| :house: Website ||| :skullbones: Costuming Store ||| :facebook: Facebook Cosplay Page ||| :twitter: Twitter |||--
Painted Grave Skull Mask by Nightlyre
Painted Grave Skull Mask
Update: Sold! :)

Here's the first finished mask I've added to the cosplay store! "Grave Skull" is meant to look like an old skelly that just got him... or her!... self dug up. It's got fine black mesh in the eyes, so it's easy to see out but almost impossible to see in. It's attached to a homemade black balaclava which hides the wearer's head and neck.

I don't care if it's still September, I am in a full-on Halloween mood! Skulls, skulls everywhere! MUAHAHAHA! :mwahaha:

--||| :house: Website ||| :skullbones: Costuming Store ||| :facebook: Facebook Cosplay Page ||| :twitter: Twitter |||--
Sad Reaper - Mask and Prop Commission by Nightlyre
Sad Reaper - Mask and Prop Commission
The original painting is NOT MINE - it belongs to Annie Dunn of Chaos In Color. The original painting, Teddy Bear and the Reaper, is available from her website. Her artwork features whimsical fantasy and macabre characters, with a focus on cats and skeletons - it's well worth taking a look!

She decided to bring one of her paintings to life as a character that could walk around and interact with people at conventions, and approached me to create a mask and scythe prop based on the Teddy Bear and the Reaper painting. The finished reaper is simply charming, don't you think? :)

The mask is a cast resin piece, hand painted. The scythe is made from pipe, EVA foam, and rope. They also borrowed a pair of skelly hands and feet I had in my costuming stash. for extra super creepiness!

--||| :house: Website ||| :skullbones: Costuming Store ||| :facebook: Facebook Cosplay Page ||| :twitter: Twitter |||--


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Sarrah Wilkinson
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
I'm a rather eclectic Arizona-based artist, mostly focusing on fantasy and science fiction... especially dragons, though all amazing creatures are fair game. I do digital drawing and painting, polymer clay sculpture, molding and casting, costume and prop-making, and lots more! I'm also a fan of Dragon Age and Mass Effect, and generally a complete geek, so expect some fan art and comics peppered into the mix! If this artistic mélange sounds like your cup of tea, feel free to +Watch!


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TomRedlion Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I know it's a week early, but...
Woohooooo! Party Have your cake and eat it too !!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!! Have your cake and eat it too Party Woohooooo!
Nightlyre Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Heh, thanks :)
Faol-bigbadwolf Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks for the watc ! And your turians costumes are juste amazing !
(sorry for my english ^^')
Nightlyre Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you - your masks are beautiful, I had to put you on my watch list. :)
butterscotts Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014   Digital Artist
Awesome gallery nightlyre:D Especially the ME costumes and props. The designs in those games are phenomenal.
Nightlyre Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
butterscotts Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014   Digital Artist
No prob, inspiring work deserves praise:D
drakoncast Featured By Owner Edited Jul 8, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Hi! Thanks a lot for the llama and the watch! I really appreciate it! :D
bear48 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Professional
:squee: :squee: :squee: :iconcollorllamapls: :squee: :squee: :squee:

Thank you for the Llama :llama:

:squee: :squee: :squee::iconcollorllamapls::squee: :squee: :squee:
Komori-Moon Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014
Hey! I bought one of your Tali-Zorah pictures at Comic Con today. Thanks for the awesome pic! (And being on dA so I can stalk say hello to you! Mwahahaha!)
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