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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!

If I Told You What I was... by xRustyProgramxMasquerade (Colored) by BrigetteMoraHydra by Fahrenheit-ValentineColoring Challange #2 by g0ldenflowerWinged Unicorn by ShadowStar08Moehawk by ShadowStar08The Fairest Breezes by StraysInTrainingDear Dead Days Coloured by SaturnStormXDQuetzalpatlatl by Erix19Hydra Colo by PikarieRainbow Hydra by Erix19Onyx 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 Chirisart

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Art Trades: All Slots Full

Sat Oct 18, 2014, 2:53 PM

American Pride Stamp by Starda45Autobots Stamp by SweetyTeety

All of my Art Trade slots are now full.  Now for the fun part:  Playing with other people's creatures!

Once I get most of these trades complete, I will consider opening up for another round.

1.:iconpoltergeistnaga: - Ozzy
2.:icontwilightsaint: - Muzafr
3.:iconcrimsonbluewolf: - Tyrachni
4.:iconjadethepredator: - Shali and Troi
5.:icontrollgirl: - a musician dragon
6.:iconelementaljess: - a gryphon
7.:iconzeitgeistdragon: - her dragsona
8.:iconwatermelonsaregreen: - Arietta
9.:iconferngirl: - a flute-playing dragon
10.:iconavancna: - Lance

:iconthedragonartists:  is hosting a fundraiser to get the group enough points to become a SuperGroup.  A number of talented artists are providing juicy incentives for people to donate points.  10 points will get you a line drawing from me that you can color.  100+ points will get you a full color drawing from me.  Rates vary for the other artists, but all of us are working pretty cheaply.  :la:  

You can donate at TDADonations , and you can see the list of contributing artists and their availability in this journal entry.

Current set:
1. :iconchimeradragonfang: - full color drawing - workin' on it
2. :iconxenaris: - line art
3. :iconchippie18: - full color drawing
4. :iconbhudicae: - line art
5.  open


Coloring Pages News

:new:  Now Coloring Book Volume 4 is available!  I'll have it with me at Archon, of course.

:bulletgreen:  Coloring Book Volume 1, Coloring Book Volume 2, and Coloring Book Volume 3 are also available for $15 each.  Shipping included in US/Canada.  

:bulletgreen:Click here for the ART TO COLOR folder.  

Commission Information

:bulletgreen:Click here for Commissioned Project and Print information.


"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:  :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 (Updated 19 October 2014):


:slow:  :crazy:  Ye gods.  Rachael is crazy.  :crazy:  :slow:

  • Listening to: Movie soundtracks
  • Reading: Transformers comics
  • Watching: Agents of SHIELD, season 1
  • Playing: With watercolors and colored pencils
  • Eating: Mac & Cheese with peas and tuna
  • 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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slinkysis3 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist

Thanks for visiting … Come back soon to see what’s new Happy Bunny Wave   Beemote By Happbee-d76sv5s by slinkysis3  

PauLeeW Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Hi from the UK..Your line art is amazing (all your art is) :-)
rachaelm5 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi from the Colonies!  Thanks very much.  :D
Megacosmichroma Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014   Traditional Artist
Hey! Thanks for watching (:
rachaelm5 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Certainly.  It's wonderful to see another Prismacolor artist who uses all the really bright colors.  :D
Megacosmichroma Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014   Traditional Artist
Yeah same here! Hahaha not many people specifically use only those intense ones.. But there so nice.. :D
Erynus Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014
Hi, once in a while XD
rachaelm5 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
LOL - Hello again.
Bernardumaine Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for faving !
Alyak1 Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I love your art work! Wow, such color, much wow ! Rainbow doge emote 
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