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Lackadaisy Cardshark by tracyjb Lackadaisy Cardshark by tracyjb
It was beginning to bother me that I didn't have any recent full color images of all of the Lackadaisy gang...or maybe it was just another excuse to get my painting fix for the month. I had some compositional trouble - fitting that many characters into one picture is never easy, but I think the playing card theme turned out to be a reasonable choice.
It was rendered in pencil first and painted in Photoshop with the use of a tablet and many, many cups of coffee. (If it appears too dark and incredibly over-saturated, kindly let me know. Working on LCDs can be misleading like that...)

Characters Mitzi, Rocky, Wick, Freckle, Ivy and Viktor.
Prints and such will be available shortly.

Now, back to comic-ing.

Lackadaisycats.com

**EDIT**

An image of the cards independent of the background is viewable here

**EDIT #2**

Daily Deviation. Wow. Thank you to those involved in selecting the image and to everyone who's taken the time to stop by and/or comment. It's greatly appreciated.
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Daily Deviation

Given 2007-06-21
Most of you have already seen *tracyjb's work in some way or another. I have admired her work for a long time. Her characters are always so lush and detailed, and on top of that they fit perfectly in the time frame and situations they are presented in. Lackadaisy Cardshark is a really great display of her characters, and a great example of the hard work poured into every deviation *tracyjb submits. ( Suggested by Slovman and Featured by Marker-Guru )
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morningstarskid Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014  Professional Artist
:lol:  Ilove this!!! get out of my head......
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LaLadayCavalier Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014  Hobbyist
I love comparing full color drawings like these to the ones you do of them as humans.
And a -very, very- late congrats on another daily deviation. If it hadn't been for your Lackadaisy Halloween one being selected, I never would've found this amazing magnus opum of yours!
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Gamer5444 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing!
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M4IAN Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014
This is why I don't gamble.
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Zeedeedog Featured By Owner May 30, 2014  Professional Artist
Cute characters in a situation reminiscent of the old Untouchables tv series. Very cool indeed.
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IvoryLatte Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2014
Wow! A straight flush! Way to go, Mitzi!
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Yukinekocat Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014
I love this piece of art, the details and colours are beautiful! I would love it if you could do a painting tutorial, it's beautiful! 
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OfTheBlessed Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013
Are you and 4DE collaborating to market Lackadaisy Cards?  That would surely be a big seller.
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Alberthein1 Featured By Owner May 15, 2013
I'm sure she must have a trump-card somewhere...
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Shray99 Featured By Owner May 11, 2013
Great idea, great execution... :)
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ShadowNightMist Featured By Owner May 10, 2013
The detail is simply stunning. Words cannot begin to describe how wonderfully drawn this is. The anatomy, light and shading are all perfect. It holds a somewhat three-dimensional appearance that is very captivating. The eyes seem so life like and it's as if they really stare at you. All this while still keeping a fantasy air with a hint of realistic. Beautiful, amazing.
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MiningForDegus Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013
The detail ovo
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SqueekyTheBalletRat Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sorry. Here is link directly to image>> [link]
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SqueekyTheBalletRat Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Dunno if you know this, but this picture is over on this site>> [link] << with no credits and signature removed. You might want to check through there some more too, since they might have more of your stuff or you might recognize someone elses work.

Just thought I'd let you know.
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Cloudandis Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013
<3 best. Clubs. Ever.
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InspiredSeeker Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013
Amazing! Please do the whole deck!
Your art was mentioned on [link]
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artistryink Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
i think it is beautiful. excellent work!!
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JewelsMarie Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012  Professional General Artist
Eye Popping!!
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TigerBoo45 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Student Artist
awsome!
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TheJediLuke Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012
Damn that is good stuff, any day you can see a tiger with a tommy in a trench coat is a good day.
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becomingthelion Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012
just yes.
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Pandas795 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012
Dat Detail
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SilenceSky979 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing details :D
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Samyosho Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is amazing!
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Vereesia Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
OUTSTANDING!!
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Ketim Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Cool is the word I would use to describe this pic! But, my first thought was: Qué cool!
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NCgirl1212 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's sooo cool!
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mommabuterflia Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
wow very well done
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Melody-in-the-Air Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ohhh I really love this piece~! <3
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Osayioniwabo Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, this is fantastic! I really like it, especially all those little details. Well done!
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VI-Skywalker340 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2012
Superb work...such a creation...I can imagine this being in a movie !

Her eyes are so alluring--Your art motivates and inspires
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Kerroh Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2012
This reminds me of cats dont dance xD <3
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RoCueto Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Badass work on the fur.
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leafdapple007 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012
Wow, that's stunning! Rocky looks like he plays a mean violin. XD Sorry if that's not a violin. XD
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Quinson93 Featured By Owner May 17, 2012
Lackadaisy!!!
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EliseArainai Featured By Owner May 7, 2012
Wow, this is the second DD I've seen in your gallery... and a well deserved one at that! ^^
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Dani-Owergoor Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congratulations!

Your art is very inspirational to all of us artists and at :icon3every30days: we like to thank the amazing Deviantart artists for all they do, to show our appreciation for you, your artwork has been featured in todays "Picture Of The Day" on our group!

Thank you!
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FaerieBert Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is truly amazing! Great attention to detail, it just seems to jump out of the screen :clap:
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PandoraLewis Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Wow, amazing!
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laloue Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2011
I love the idea of the playing cards! And I really like the way you paint gold, it looks so real! It's amazing!
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Insane-Paint Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2011
toooo cool
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