As part of this community, it's about time I tested my artistic mettle.
Just in time for NaNoWriMo, this is Samson Dixwell, one of the main characters in the Marigot Magic project.
When I first tried to draw him (back in August), he looked like a cat--something like Oliver in New York. The following month, I managed to improve on it so that he looked like a raccoon--still not satisfactory though. And nine days ago, inspired by this Animation Magazine clipping, I gave him one last go. Couldn't take my eyes off his...
It gets better from here: The end result (on GIMP 2.6.6) will follow in a while.
- "la SAMsyn,DIKSuel" is the transliteration of this critter's name in Lojban, a constructed language in which Marigot Magic will receive one of its first translations. - Procyon lotor minoris a real species living in Guadeloupe. - The 8½ bit pays tribute to Federico Fellini.
This work is dedicated to the Public Domain. Also CC0 and Kopimi.
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