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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!

Malachite Sentinel by ChirisartStar Wave Unicorn Lineart - Colored by luxa13Amari - Ultimate Form by burningrage8-13Quetzalcoatl - Ultimate Form by burningrage8-13Hydra by SUGresistanceSunset Silver by ChirisartWoodburning - Twin Pegasus - Grad Gift by Stepher17Distant Star 02 by Roxya237Carpe Astrum by Roxya237Onyx Herald by Roxya237Tron - Firebird (lines by Rachaelm5) by insanitywolf-chanThe Black Dragon by burningrage8-13Thundaero - Ultimate Form by burningrage8-13Patriot - Ultimate Form by burningrage8-13Aqua - Ultimate Form by burningrage8-13Excaliber - Ultimate Form by burningrage8-13

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What instrument group shall I use for the next few Jazzdragons? 

43 deviants said Woodwinds: flute-like instruments
41 deviants said Strings: the kind you play with bows
31 deviants said Obscure instruments
18 deviants said Woodwinds: clarinet and oboe family
15 deviants said Woodwinds: saxophone-like instruments
13 deviants said Very silly instruments
12 deviants said Brass family
10 deviants said Strings: the kind you play with picks
6 deviants said Percussion family
American Pride Stamp by Starda45Autobots Stamp by SweetyTeety

Update for 7 May 2014:  

:bulletgreen:  ConQuesT in Kansas City is coming right up at the end of May, and since this one is local for me I'll be there in person.  
:bulletgreen:  I'll also be at SoonerCon this year, which is near Oklahoma City near the end of June.  
:bulletgreen:  I'll be participating in the Art @ Work corporate challenge for creative types in Kansas City.  I'm one of two or three people who actually have the NERVE to submit fantasy art to this city-wide exhibition and competition.
:bulletgreen:  I think the next convention is gonna be DragonCon at the end of August.  While I won't be visiting in person, I will be sending them quite a bit of stuff for the show.


: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:  Cover art for the next Hive, Queen and Country book featuring the societies of Mars.  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: Optimism
  • Listening to: Movie soundtracks
  • Reading: Books of Magic comics
  • Watching: Game of Thrones, season 3
  • 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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KreepingSpawn Featured By Owner 7 hours ago  Professional Digital Artist
Feel like I haven't 'seen' you in a while, so I wandered by...
  How's things?  ;)
EhrenThibs Featured By Owner 6 days ago  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for joining ColoredPencilArt group, your contribution is greatly appreciated and you are welcome here anytime.
JoeyLiverwurst Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks again.
soulman1964 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  New member Hobbyist Artist
Hello Rachael, I admire your work and really love the attention to such detail.
rachaelm5 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much!  Detail drives a lot of what I do these days, so I'm glad you like it.  ;-)
soulman1964 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  New member Hobbyist Artist
rachaelm5 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
'Tis very kind of you to say so.  :glomp:
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burningrage8-13 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks so much for the faves!!! 
rachaelm5 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Certainly.  I like all of your different color schemes!
burningrage8-13 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks so much! Heart 
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