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Corsair's Corner - My DST Art with plenty of Darkest Dungeon references and more!

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Whisperlisc    4373

I'm glad you've made an art thread here, I saw some of your drawings and I really liked them so I'm happy to see more from you.

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minespatch    78371
22 hours ago, CorsairsEdge said:

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I love how extra poofy the kittykit is in the piece. While the overall blue tone fits the pipspooks, them having a slightly blue-er pallet to the yellow-ish ghosts.

The lighting on this piece really impresses me. There's also a line of action with the electricity.

These two pieces feel like siblings. The left one being bright and triumphant while the right being cool and relaxed after the battle.

19 hours ago, CorsairsEdge said:

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That cheerful face on that saladmander is too cute. Just hits me in the heart.

I feel you could've made a way more tired and frustrated look on Maxwell's face but still hilarious since I've first seen it.

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Ywwy    16
23 hours ago, CorsairsEdge said:

Hello everyone! Thought I might share my DST art here on the forums with a dedicated post. I've decided to use my extra time to be a little more active around here whether it be to post occasional sketches for random topics that catch my interest or to chime in with a pun or two. You might have seen some of my art floating around Reddit (as u/corsairsedge) Steam or DA (both under CorsairsEdge) and if not, hello! I hope you enjoy checking out my work as much as I've enjoyed making them.

I'll put all my current completed pieces in reverse chronological order and explain a little bit of the context. Depending on how legible the format is, I'll continue to periodically update this post with the link to the most recent at the top and oldest at the bottom, then follow with unfinished and random sketches in another post. Let me know if this works, or if you'd prefer everything in order of oldest to newest (or in separate posts) to see how I've progressed.

19-Mar-20 "Nothing in life but mist" - A drawing I did for the Wendy rework, the title and image being a reference to Aisling's Song from a lovely animation called The Secret of Kells.

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15-Mar-20 "Thunder Before Lightning" - A Wigfrid with her Merrymaker outfit heavily inspired by one of my favorite games, The Banner Saga. The title is one of the songs from the soundtrack I had on a loop while making it. I particularly enjoyed making the background of this! I tried as much as possible to emulate the style of that game, with a DST twist.

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12-Mar-20 "At home in wild places, she is a stalwart survivor..." - Made in anticipation for the Wendy rework, I decided to draw Survivor Wendy. At this point in time I still had the idea to make a reference to The Secret of Kells, hence the kittykit (that I've decided to name Pangur Bán), but decided that would be better suited for whatever Klei planned for the rework.

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19-Oct-19 "Fire-Witch Willow" - For a while, I enjoyed this particular outfit for Willow. It was my go-to outfit whenever I joined public servers and kept to myself in the wilds or the ruins. Of note, I liked subtly putting in the Terrorbeak in the shape of the "Iron Crown" from Darkest Dungeon.

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06-Jul-19 "A brilliant confluence of skill and purpose!" - I loved the idea of Wigfrid using an eyebrella as a shield... So I decided to put it to pen. This would be the third and last of the Darkest Dungeon "Virtue Halo" pieces... for now.

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27-May-19 "Moonshard Mercenaries" - They tread beyond the reach of reality! I was excited for the Turn of the Tides update, and I was not disappointed! This one was heavily inspired by this promotional image for Darkest Dungeon's Color of Madness DLC. Or I suppose, this piece of music from said DLC. Originally there was lightning arcing from Wicker's hands and a bolt striking Wigfrid's spear from above, but I decided that was too distracting, so I'd use that in the next piece...

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11-Mar-19 "Sisters of Battle: a bond formed in life, strengthened in death..." - The second piece (of what I hoped to be a longer series) of Darkest Dungeon-esque drawings. Part of me wants to do a 2020 rework of this drawing, because I wasn't entirely happy with how it turned out. I still use this outfit for Wendy...

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02-Mar-19 "In Radiance..." - I really loved making this one! I had this idea in my head for a little while of making a Darkest Dungeon Virtue-Halo for each of the characters and decided to draw one for Willow with her lighter after a lengthy period of procrastination. This is my main outfit for Willow. This is my probably my favorite DST drawing, even among my more recent ones.

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03-Feb-19 "The shadows fear us now." - This was done in celebration of me and a group of friends beating the Fuelweaver for the first time in a public server. What an accomplishment that was at the time! We could never keep a server alive long enough to do this before it reset. If I recall correctly, someone made a Darkest Dungeon quote when I posted it on reddit, which put an idea in my head...

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And that's it! Hopefully this post wasn't too long and you got through it alright. I do have some older DS/DST drawings but I reckon I've improved a lot since then and don't really want to put them here. If you have any ideas on what to draw next, feel free to drop a suggestion, I'd love to give it a go (time permitting!)

I really love the Amount of detail you put into your work man these are amazing really

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JavierDraws    265

I just... I-I have no words these are all fantastic!!!!

I especially love the three new mobs and the bacoons ( I also see that Skyrim reference and I'm please to see a man of culture!)

great work :D

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Ahhh I love these!!

 

I really like the Willow one you made on July 6th! I love the coloring, shading and lighting you did! It was also posted a day before my birthday X3

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minespatch    78371

I guess Baccoons are fine with Wortox due to him the one closest looking like a cat. Though with some squinting, Webber can be assumed as a black cat.:wilson_ecstatic:

Ornamental Octopi would be a nice Winterfeast tree ornament.

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DragonMage156    27345
On 4/24/2020 at 1:41 AM, CorsairsEdge said:

What I'm now calling a Battlenosed Ballphin

Those already exist and their adorable babies ^_^ (unless you attack them but why would you?) I like the orca idea.

The saladmander sketched are also adorable. I hope we get more pets/pet skins in the future.

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