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Terrific Color Jobs by Other Artists

This collection features a sampling of the coloring wonders other artists have done for my line drawings. There are literally hundreds of fabulous pieces; please follow the journal links at the bottom of this display to see more!

Onyx Herald Serpent Coloured by SaturnStormXDThe Book Keeper by StraysInTrainingJade Fury by ChirisartSerpent Star by ChirisartColor 'Pancake Attack' by YCSOStarfyre by ChirisartOpal Soliloquy by ChirisartCatch Fairest Breeze by rachaelm5 by bhudicaeTanzanite Foresight by ChirisartJasper Equinox by ChirisartArena - Ultimate Form by burningrage8-13Aether - Ultimate Form by burningrage8-13Joyas - Ultimate Form by burningrage8-13Cristaux - Ultimate Form by burningrage8-13Momentum - Ultimate Form by burningrage8-13Tempus - Ultimate Form by burningrage8-13Hikari - Ultimate Form by burningrage8-13Sora - Ultimate Form by burningrage8-13Wakusei - Ultimate Form by burningrage8-13Hoshi - Ultimate Form by burningrage8-13Yami - Ultimate Form by burningrage8-13

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American Pride Stamp by Starda45Autobots Stamp by SweetyTeety

Update for 14 August 2014:  

Sorry for the long period of silence, O my Stalkers and Colorists.  I'll be going through my large pile of correspondence very soon.  I've been off with my family on vacation.  

This year we went to South Dakota (USA) to see the Badlands, and also to the Black Hills area to see Mount Rushmore and a couple of wonderful caves.  I will edit my photos (over 1000!) and post a few of my best ones.  The landscapes are weird and amazing to see in these places, and my folks were very indulgent with my compulsive need to climb on all the nifty rocks (for better views for my photographs, of course!).


:bulletgreen:Here is the ART TO COLOR folder.  
:bulletgreen:  Coloring books Volume 1 and Volume 2 are also available for $15 each.  Shipping included in US/Canada.  

:new:  Now Volume 3 is available!

:bulletgreen:I have Commissioned Project and Print information posted here.


"Planning" means that I'm thinking about your project, but don't have anything on paper yet.  

"In Progress" means that I am actively working on your project.  I am drawing it, or inking it, or coloring it.  


Commissions:  Ask me if you're interested.  Smallish projects only for now.  Posted commission information.
Trades:  Closed while I catch up.   Waiting list open.
Requests:  Closed permanently.
Kiribans:  Next one at 200,000 pageviews.


The Dastardly Project List

:star: Kiribans/Contest Prizes
[None at this time.] 

:star:  Commissions and Trades

:bulletred:  Commission: A Stone Dragon "rainbow" diptych, with dragons based on the Chinese zodiac, for Mom.  BIG.    Part 1 done; part 2 in progress.
:bulletred:  Commission: A final Kingdom of the Snark cover for Melanie.  Planning.
:bulletred:  :iconsungryphon:  Commission:  A triptych featuring the Chinese Zodiac animals which match the members of her family.  Planning.

:iconlakandiwa:  Trade: Four-seasons dragons.  In progress, albeit slowly.

:star:Waiting List (this is a loooooong term list as you all know - maybe we'll do something in late summer 2014.  I feel like such a loser not getting back into art trades, but you all know how day job and commissions can just eat up all the time in the universe):


:slow:  :crazy:  Ye gods.  Rachael is crazy.  :crazy:  :slow:
  • Mood: Joy
  • Listening to: Movie soundtracks
  • Reading: Arkham Horror novels
  • Watching: Fullmetal Alchemist
  • Playing: With watercolors and colored pencils
  • Eating: Ham and bean soup with sourdough bread
  • Drinking: Hot chai latte


Rachael Mayo
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
United States
I work as a mainframe computer techie to keep my cupboard full, but when I'm not wrestling z/OS I am a colored pencil fiend. My favorite subjects are dragons, space monsters, giant insects, and birdy-things.

Current Residence: Kanas City vicinity
Favourite style of art: Traditional mediums and high-chroma stylized realism

Favorite Quote: I love it when a plan comes together...


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YoakeRin Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Your art is so amazing! I know that they're mostly fantasy creatures, but the detail you give them makes each one look incredibly real! :)
rachaelm5 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
LOL - It's pretty much a steady diet of fantasy art for me.  I'm glad you enjoy the work.  Thanks for stopping by!
YoakeRin Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome! I always love seeing people who draw dragons well! :)
burningrage8-13 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Bouquet For You by KmyGraphic  Thank-you-for-the-favs by KmyGraphic  Bouquet For You by KmyGraphic  
rachaelm5 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're most welcome.  :D
burningrage8-13 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
loverofbeauty Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014
Hey, I expect you've probably gotten a lot of annoying messages about this already, but I'm looking forward to seeing your "Dragons of Every Dawn" in cool colors. What's the status on that?
rachaelm5 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
LOL - Not too many messages, actually.  I plan to start the cool colored half soon.  I had to clear some space in my schedule, since it is a huge project that will take several months to complete.  I'll post images as I progress through the project.
frazzled-mage Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014
My family and I went up to Union Station and wanted to let you know that your entries are amazing.  Good luck!
rachaelm5 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks very much!  I'm glad you guys had a chance to see them in person.
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