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NOT Going With Ya! by Skailla NOT Going With Ya! by Skailla
Steban and Martin strike again! :dummy:
uff, this piece was a true challenge to make, I must admit! It took me more than 4 days to finish it :P
Just too many details. And the worst of all: I'm horrible at drawing human-made constructions. I fail perspective sooo very hard! :ohnoes:
but one thing is true, I had fun doing this!:la:

I tried to make the lights feel like a shaded and fresh place, but not lose that western feeling. It came out... Different than I was expecting, as it usually does :)

I'm still trying to figure out a different design for Steban. I've already tried all kinds of variations possible, believe me, even making his muzzle lighter and all, but I just cannot get it right! No matter what I do, Steban never looks like himself with another color scheme :/
But no artist likes to get comments like "oh he reminds me of *insert another person's character here*". We all like to give our creations an unique feeling, and we cannot admit this kind of comment to go even near them. And as you might already know, "Steban looks like Charlie". Even though they are the complete opposite of each other. So, if you guys happen to have a good idea for his design, please, do share! I'd be very grateful! :thanks:

Thank you very much for all the support my friends, you have no idea how much it means to me. Thank you all for the amazing 1,337 faves on "Until Forever Comes" (I was surprised about how cathy the drawing's idea was for some of my watchers!), it was such a magic surprise for me when I saw it!
And thank you, in the first place, for supporting all of my stories :heart:
I can never thank you enough for that!:thanks:

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Background image by: ~dragon-orb
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oOBrushstrokeOo Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014  Student Artist
Hey, first of all: i love this pic! <3

Well, aaaaand i want to ask you what kind of style you use (so what is it called?) and how did you make these backgrounds? :o
Do you have any tips/tutorials or something? ^^'
i was wondering if its the style of disney or something like that?
And wich program do you use? :)

I would be very thankfull if you could answer my questions aaaaand soooo sorry for my baaaad bad englisch >.<'''
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AquaSpiritFox Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Skailla, u r 1 of my favourite anime wolf/Disney animal artists! your work is always beautiful and I really admire it! I 1st found yor work whilst reading your comic OTMFA! I would love 2 continue reading it! also I love your characters they have such personality (esp Racher - cuz he sounds like my name! lol that's a little sad of me - o can I just say? WOLPHY is - ADORABLE! u should work for Disney as you really have grasped that style! I mean the character on the right really reminds me of Charlie from "all dogs go to heaven" brilliant job! =^_^=
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AkiraTheBrave Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow! It looks like a screenshot from a movie. This is by far my favorite piece of yours!
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Dragons-Stuff Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
these guys remind me a lot of the two from All Dogs Go to Heaven.
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SilverSpirit3000 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014
I thought that too!!!!!
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Moviedraws Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
I'm horrible at drawing human-made constructions too, is to complicate and need very details, but the draws are perfect and the place too.
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LauraSwiftFoot Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2013  Hobbyist
lol who's Billy Picard? u has so much detail!! love it!!
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ApparatusStudios11 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
This looks like a movie! Heck! It should be one someday!
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ceraperduta Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013
Automatically heard the song "Going out West" by Tom Waits when I saw this.
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kawaiiwolf2002 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I have to admit Steban did remind me a lot of Charlie Barkin when I first saw a pic of him (it was the one with him running with Martin). However, it wasnt his design so much as his facial expression. I dont know anything about the dog (havent read the story yet) but just that one look he was giving. It made me think of Charlie's personality.

Really, I think Steban's design is awesome. He looks exactly like a rough and tumble cowdog. (If you werent going for that, then sorry).
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AlphaRedWolf Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Pretty one! [link]
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Villiri Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
so do I!
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Villiri Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Sorry! I ment to put that coment as the last. My ipod has been haveing somany problems sence I got it as a gift. It's a first geniration and it can not be updated at all. Man that sucks!
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Sarah57255 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013
Martin:NOT going with ya'!
Steban:But,but...They have donuts!
Martin:.....
Steban:Please?
Martin:OKAY!
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Blackmagic02 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Is the name on that wanted poster? Cuz thats my dads name!
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EagleofPower Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
This is awesome and you're so right in that each character that is made is not the same as another, in personality in a story they might be but it's not entirely true though. I hope you don't mind but I was naming a wolf character of mine and I was meant to call him Stevan but I accidently put Steban instead and it was when I was writing so I couldn't really change it so I hope you don't mind...
Here's a picture of my Steban if you want to see:
[link]
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TheWolf1000 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012  Hobbyist Filmographer
Martin: NO, NO, NO!!! I'm not listening to your orders!!!
Steban:What orders? We are friends aren't we?..
Martin: I'm NOT your FRIEND!
Steban:--
Martin:--
Steban Will you come with me?..
Martin NOT going with ya!
Steban: Hehe! when you get mad you are really funny and cute! Now let's go!..
Martin: Why... Why at me!??
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ShadowPixie1350 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012
These dogs are one of my new favorite comedy duos! I love ur artwork!
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DoddleFur Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow this is awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
and you draw disney-like :D :D :D :D
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PurpleCraneWarrior Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Student Artist
Awwww so cute! I love it!
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neokasey82 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012
AWEEEE!
SO CUTE! <3
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leaderofthewolfpack Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012
well now i feel guilty, in red dead redemption i shoot dogs all the time in town for the fun of it.
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NataliKla Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is lovely good idea :)
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JoanstarFirewolf19 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012
Its like Itchy and Charlie on All Dogs Go to Heaven... love your artwork!
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banditandshastagal Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth!
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teddyberry5 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Who's that on the faded out poster?
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Fruity-mangos104 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Student General Artist
Did you try making his paws white or black?
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Kerrzai Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't think he looks like charlie :C
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jillbill97 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Student Filmographer
cool
awesome
epic
all of the above!!!
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Queen-khaleesi Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
yuss it looks like a movie seen. I hope your career is about being a cartoonist or something because the way I see it you'd make alot of money. By the way your my new favorite.
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wolffur11 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
i'm wth you.. cant draw humans, nor buildings.. Say are you making comics or a movie out of this? And i think they are NOTHING like All Dogs go to Heaven..
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WolfLover911 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012
This reminds me of Charlie and Itchy from All Dogs go to Heaven!!!
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Eratosthenes-fan1 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012
It's so brilliant that seems a part of a cartoon! That's great!
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LaceWhite Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012
omg, I'm gonna love this.
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JReina26 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Reminds me of Charlie and Itchy from All Dogs Go To Heaven!
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Gyroro Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
i love this! so amazing! <3333333 *dies from amazement*
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Kryat Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is so fucking AWESOME!! This has that really good western feeling while maintaining some kind of strangeness in the air like something out of a dream.

Oh yeah, those two are a lovely duo. Many laughs to come from their little venture I assume?
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Noobertk Featured By Owner May 31, 2012
I think it turned out great
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XxStarryEyedMoonxX Featured By Owner May 27, 2012
The dog on the right reminds me of Charlie from ADGTH XD
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shadowraiwolf09 Featured By Owner May 28, 2012  Student General Artist
I know right
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Anonymous-Kuro Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this looks like it came out of one of those OLD disney movies! :D
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Sally-Ce Featured By Owner May 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing!!! :wow:
(I know I already have commented on this drawing. X3 )
Happy b-day! 8D A little gift for you! ^^ --> [link]
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YumesNotes Featured By Owner May 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I feel your pain on the building design! I'm getting really frustrated with my architecture fails. X.X' I'll report back on Steban when I get a good idea! Believe me, I HATE that when someone goes, "OH I know that character!!" TT^TT But it's an original character!!! Aka: Yume, ABOUT A THOUSAND TIMESSSS!!!! I'm going to remod her soon.
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Kopaa Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Aw, cute! :aww: LOVE the expressions. :meow:
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Swiftlook Featured By Owner May 15, 2012
Wooh ! How you do the background ?! more! ^^
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SwanLullaby Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Brilliant as usual!
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EbonWind Featured By Owner May 14, 2012
Wow! Very awesome drawing!! lol l love how easy it is to tell the emotions between the two.

Honestly, before you mentioned it in your comments I wasn't thinking of Charlie for All Dogs go to Heaven. I had to Google it and only then did I notice a similarity. Maybe were I more of an All Dogs go to Heaven fan I would've noticed it sooner? *shrugs* don't know.

I'm no artist but I am a dog lover so based on that my advice is, if you want them to be different change the breed. Charlie is very clearly a German Shepherd and unfortunately there is very little color variation in the German Shepherd breed: Black & Brown, all black, or all white. Since Steban obviously has Shepherd in him and in the Black & Brown coat pattern it is always dark on top gradually getting lighter and brown on the belly and legs you'll probably never escape Steban resembling Charlie.

Try a Shiloh Shepherd, Belgian shepherd, or Anatolian shepherd for size if you want something similar but different in coat. Good Luck! Hope that was a little helpful!

~Ebonwind
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Toshikeh Featured By Owner May 14, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This reminds me of all dogs go to heaven
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Branix Featured By Owner May 13, 2012
Have you ever made any short animated films? If so, where could I find them?
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IndigoWolf101 Featured By Owner May 13, 2012
Hi ;)

I just wanted to ask for your permission so I can draw a little comic of one of Steban and Martin's adventures. I'll give you TONS of credit and I really don't mind if you reject. I just love their little characteristics and would love to draw them in action ^^
Thanks!
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