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About Traditional Art / Hobbyist Premium Member Rachael MayoFemale/United States Groups :iconmagicalmusicalthings: MagicalMusicalThings
Music and Imagination
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Good LORD, there are a lot of creative geniuses out there...

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!

The Sundance by toseduceaholmesTwist by toseduceaholmesWoodburning - Pearl Guardian - Christmas Gift by Stepher17Cozy Reading Spot by miamiamyroseBlack dragon by goldbulletOnyx Herald Lineart Colored by InsanityPlea666Fawkes the Phoenix by HawktailBook Wyrm by Aspiring-AwesomnessBook wyrm colored Lineart by InsanityPlea666Light Dragons Born From His White Scales by Serenity--FantasyNight Dragons Born From His Black Scales by Serenity--FantasyMetal Dragons Born From His Gray Scales by Serenity--FantasyFaith Dragons Born From His Pink Scales by Serenity--FantasyMirror of the Universe by kittylikerFunktastic Dragon by bhudicaeColor challenge 8 by Razor-T-HeartRachaelm5's Masquerade Colored by violeticeHarmony of Bone and Fire by bloodshade2259Distant Star 02 by jemaderaStarfyre by jemaderaMythical Masquerade by BronzewingedIf I Told You What I was... by xRustyProgramxMasquerade (Colored) by BrigetteMora

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Art Trade Updates

Sun Nov 9, 2014, 6:35 PM

Captain America Shield Stamp by SuperFlash1980Insignia - Autobot by SigmaCore

:star: Quick update for 24 January 2015: Time flies, and it feels like I'm standing still.  Work on the art trades progresses, but slowly... slowly.

Art Trade Slots:
01.:icontwilightsaint: - Muzafr - in progress, coloring
02.:iconcrimsonbluewolf: - Tyrachni - in progress, penciled
03.:iconjadethepredator: - Shali and Troi, - in progress, penciled
04.:icontrollgirl: - a musician dragon - in progress, coloring
05.:iconelementaljess: - a gryphon - in progress, coloring
06.:iconzeitgeistdragon: - her dragsona - in progress, coloring
07: :icondragarta: - ACEO of her cat Kraken - planning


Coloring Pages News

:new:  Now Coloring Book Volume 4 is available!

: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.
:iconsungryphon:  Commission:  A triptych featuring the Chinese Zodiac animals which match the members of her family.  TBD.
:icondaelaeynianne:  Commission:  Celtic knot/dragon line drawing.  Planning.
:iconlakandiwa:  Trade: Four-seasons dragons.  In progress, albeit slowly.
:bulletred:  Family Portrait As Superheroes for an old friend from college.  Planning.

:star:Waiting List (Updated 29 December 2014):


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

  • Listening to: Movie soundtracks
  • Reading: Cthulhu anthologies and Transformers comics
  • Watching: Pacific Rim
  • Playing: with pencils and erasers
  • Eating: Chicken noodle soup
  • 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: In the vicinity of Kanas City, USA
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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DementedInk Featured By Owner 3 days ago
THANKS so much for the fave.
TwilightSaint Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Finished your Jazz Dragon!
Flats Trade - The Groove Will Move You by TwilightSaint  
Hope you like it!
rachaelm5 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome sauce with an olive on top!  I absolutely love it.
TwilightSaint Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks! Happy you like it!
Dragarta Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015   Traditional Artist
Card for you is ready! ACEO for Rachaelm5
rachaelm5 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!
KarolinaSkaUniverse Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015
Thank you for joining :iconfantasy-trip:
Welcome :D (Big Grin) look forward to seeing more of your fantastic work!
burningrage8-13 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
ChristmasWishes by KmyGraphic  
rachaelm5 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Neat graphics - thanks for sharing!  

Merry Christmas to you, as well.  
burningrage8-13 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcomeWinny and porcinet by Digithalie  
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