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Lackadaisy Rigamarole by tracyjb Lackadaisy Rigamarole by tracyjb
In color are Serafine (done for Italy's Top Girl magazine), Zib and Viktor. Most of the pencil art is from upcoming comic pages.
The Duesenberg (a combination of pencil art and digital painting) is Wick's, of course. This particular model wasn't actually released until late in 1928, but I'm fudging history just a bit for the sake of that fabulous art deco detailing on the Model J. I couldn't resist. I'm weak!

And though that looks something like a strange homage to "The Shining", it's actually just a little happy New Year picture....so happy New Year!
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porlom Featured By Owner May 9, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Если бы это был фильм, то думаю, что Зиба играл бы Дикаприо
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LaLadayCavalier Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014  Hobbyist
Russiaaaan! ^^ Cool!
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Taqresu650 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
So that's way Viktor never wears a tux.
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Lookafar Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
My dear Tracy,
May I take a few moments out of my Christmas Day (in Brisbane, Australia (muggy, but not boiling)) to tell you that not only are you very adroit with the visuals - you are also most masterful with words.

I am prompted to offer this compliment upon coming across the following passage:

"Hair in convertibles just doesn't work the way it does in the movies.  If you've ever driven around with the top down and hair of any length beyond cropped, you know it doesn't flow back like the sleek pin feathers of a majestic eagle in flight.  It blows forward to attack your face, tying itself in tiny knots so as to better lash the lenses off your eyeballs." [ - Lackadaisy 98 ]

Have a cheerful Xmas, and may random admirers stop bothering you (at least  for a few weeks).


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tracyjb Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013
With nothing but due humility, whatever skill I can be said to have with words comes only in frustrating intervals otherwise surrounded by mumbles and sentence structure amounting to grammatical spaghetti.  Mordecai would not approve.  That's awfully kind of you, nevertheless.  Thank you. =)
Merry (if not muggy) Christmas!
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Lookafar Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Your humility duly noted. 
As one who also minces words (more tidily than Mordecai might with a hatchet. I hope) and tosses them artistically upon the platter called 'book', I have an eye for eloquence - especially the type disguised as a wandering fool and going nowhere special. 
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GiromCalica Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That's a lot of :iconspam-plz: right below
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bloedzuigerbloed Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ha, Viktor with the boa. It suits him.
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Nightstripe Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
One of my favorite pieces of your artwork has to be the picture of Mitzi and Atlas kissing (the second being their wedding photo). It's just so sweet.
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MattLikesToDeviate Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It seems I've fallen in love with your artwork. My god, it's beautiful! And your designs for vehicles, amazing!
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Ichimokuren10 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Student
Ha ha, awesome! So they were actually able to shove Viktor into a suit. I really wanted to see it and didn't know if such a thing existed. (I'm a new reader)
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JustDoItMarshall Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Wow, this made me think of that movie 'Cats Don't Dance.'
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RetakeThisWorld Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Awww, I see Sedgey in the picture! What a cutie. :)
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Character-101 Featured By Owner May 20, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Oh my god Zib is so cute!!!! :heart: I'm a sucker for kitties :XD: (runs in the family)
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mantisboy90902 Featured By Owner May 3, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Is Victor part Main-koon (however you spell it) cause he has that look to him.
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redflowerblooming Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
awww Viktor's so uncomfortable in that tux!!! :D
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malloweater Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012  Student Digital Artist
you know what I just noticed? Zib sometimes has that smarm brow you were talking about in your expressions tutorial XD
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RiverStreak Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2011
Haha, Viktor's in a suit! Never thought I'd get to see that one.
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RainbowSugarPlum Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2011
Did she really kill her husband ? Someone respond to this ! I read but I'm not sure why i mean she seems so kind towards him.
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Patruelis Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012
We don't know...
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Angel-of-Faith Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2011
Agh!! Viktor in a suit! I'm loving it!! XD He's too awesome!
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Niobesnuppa Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2011
Serafine reminds me of Megara. :)
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homeskillie-biscut Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2011  Student
the car is awesome!!!! I love your drawings
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crazymushroom319 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2011
That is... AWESOME! I like the female kitties stomping around expression xD
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PrinceEricArt Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
O____O This is amazing....
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PrinceEricArt Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
O____O This is amazing.....
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Spiritlycana Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
is Zib related to Viktor
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LeilahM Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This is amaing!
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RobKing21 Featured By Owner May 25, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
This is some crazy awesome artwork. Amazing rendering. Love it.
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MishLDirnt Featured By Owner May 19, 2011  Student Artist
Yeah, I'm definitely in love with Zib :B I'm a sucker for musicians, and the human portrait of him is.. ahem, sexy.
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Darkened1 Featured By Owner May 7, 2011
Zib would be a great Gambit. Just sayin.
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Ghostartist1 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2011  Professional General Artist
love this imagery.
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Diznits Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I agree, Viktor, tuxedos do not fit you.
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SmAoBnEaR Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
bravo
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SomeRedDame Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2011
XD I swear, Zib, Mordecai, and Viktor are my top favorite characters for this comic-- And seeing Zib in the flesh, YOWZA!! <3
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inkworld18 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2011
Wow- What did they blackmail Viktor with to get him in a Tux? He look's ready to murder someone...
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EMOPIGU101 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2011  Student General Artist
omgosh i love zib :D he's one of my fav charas xD Ivy is so cute xDDD
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Rocketgirl97 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
poor atlas
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Leon-Z Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2011
she is just sooo cute..^^..damm hey are you planning to make a book or something?..=D
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adammakenzie Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2011
brilliant design
reminds me of a movie named cat dont dance. is it an ad for a movie, could be a poster. i want to know more please. very cool stuff
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ShusaiyaWolfGurl Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
this needs to be a movie
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