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Hey Guys, Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New years !

I was planning to finish this off in December but Stuff came up >.< I wanted to paint something sad, yet happy at the same time.

I often see homeless folks on my way to work, and it pains to see them some times, especially when it’s so cold out.  Sometimes I would give them my lunch because I don’t have change and it’s better knowing they will not be hungry for a while. Sometimes I see homeless folks with their pets too >.< I paint this because I’d like to think that the homeless can be just as happy as the people who has a home, or at least for some ;w; Lets not forget them during the hard times…

-used: Photoshop CS 6

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Misty-Doodle Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist

ILL LET U LIVE WITH ME INSTEAD!!! temmie loves it Inside TV - Chat icon 
Wolfyxe Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
the detailed and subtle expressions and the hint of fantasy just tells a lot of the place and the story through this! It's just very lovely and beautiful! kinda bitter sweet, if you you overthink everything like I do X'D
happikitsune Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
Wow! This is really good!
prototype1029 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2015
Dude i would give you 1000 dollars just to pet your dragon that is so cool
Sotiris-anims Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
If you don't mind me asking what Software did you use? Was it Photoshop? Paint tool sai?
ORE0S Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2015
She used Photoshop. Its in the description above the featured artworks.
Sotiris-anims Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
>.> was it really? oh well lol Thank you for the help!
TwiilightBen Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
i would hug them and say"No need for begging anymore your gonna live with me now." id adopt them. such cuties!
TwiilightBen Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
who r the kids?
AdoptableMakerz Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I have a feeling they were made up
AskTheStarwings Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
(We have a bridge near our school that we drive under when we're getting to and from the high school. There used to always be a man with a sign, asking for change because he was a homeless veteran. That week we had a contest in Spanish to see who could guess a star's name after reading clues in Spanish and translating them. I worked so hard and won a huge bag of Twizzlers so I could give them to him, but when we went to check he wasn't anywhere in sight. I ended up sharing with two classes, which made me feel somewhat better. I still wish I could have helped him. Wonderful art!)
admirer617 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2015  Student General Artist
shut up and take my change
Bbird11 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
thedevilwearstophats Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is such a beautiful thing to get out there, especially in the form of a painting. People need to know that there's always something we can do to help the homeless, even if it doesn't mean giving money.
cullyferg2010 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2015
If my home was big enough I would take them in.  The government can stretch itself so far, so these people rely on the charity of others.  If I had a Star Gate I would take to better worlds where they could start again.  Pets included!
DunkleMaterie Featured By Owner Edited Aug 5, 2015
Looks like an interesting blend of Fantasy and an RPG or MMORPG that I would like to play. B-)

Btw. I remember now but this picture is so powerful I stared at it for minutes and once had a dream about a scene like that.
Probably because I stared at it and tried to imagine the scene very curiously. Was kinda cool.
Im doing "lucid dreaming" practixing and so im often in the dream as I am in reality but of course im not a high level master and im never fully aware.
Just partially.

*Come across and stare at their ears for some moments*
" Yo. You guys elves? (°.°) "
" ... y~es! (^^) "
" And you live in a city... (°.°) "
" ... ... ... ... (^^) ?? "
" ... and not in a forest... and you too are suffering under the existence of money. (°.°) "
" Sure we do... as everyone I guess. (^^,) "
" Strange universe I landed in. ('^^) "
" ......... ( '.' ) "
" You guys very coldresistant as elves are usually? "
" Mostly. Just in need for some coins. (*.*) "
" Shit. Im pennyless but I can cast warm spells. "

--- yeah :XD: dont ask me why I can use magic in my dreams but I can --- :D

This is roughly how the conversation went.
Before it could continue further somehow the scene slowed down intensely and then I was up before it speeded up again.
And thats the goal, people: Becomming so lucid, just do everything you can and want in the dreams.
trinson Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015
Who the heck would throw them out.  Super Adorable Red Head Elf Girl with a pet Dragon.  With those big blue eyes.  It breaks my heart.  

Then again, one does not know how they came to be in this situation.  First, was it the dragon that made them  homeless.  I mean if not properly trained.  YOu are just asking to burn your house and everything you own down.  Also what is with the color around her neck?  Very suspicious.  Not to mention those teeth.  They seem... pointy.  Almost... vampire.  

I like to think that they are escaped slaves.  Probably from a new master who acquired them from a master that treated them good.  One that gave her a reason to smile.  Probably an older master who actually passed away and the new master was a son or nephew.  Spoiled and bitter.  Only after a couple months I am sure there lives became hell to them.  So the became bold and escaped with the help of there scaly friend.  During the escape.  The silver haired one was cut alone their face (don't know gender) while protecting the little one.  In the struggle they accidentally killed the master.  They grabbed what they could and ran and have been running since.  

Our little adorable elf tries to keep positive.  Always believing things could be worse and holding hope that one day they will find a happy home.  This is all well and good but our silver haired friend knows the world is not that kind.  As they eye the stranger approching if they will they will have to fight to stay free.  Cautiously, slowly reaching for a hidden dagger under them.  They won't go back.  They will never go back to that life.  Even if it means a life of cardboard covers.
Fishdopts Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey, this was stolen by someone. Just thought id let you know, and hopefully they remove it.…
13thefreerunner Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2015
That is beautiful with hidden meaning 
DanielRavits Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Any advice you could give to a begginer artist? (I have no experience what so ever) Just be able to get to the line art part of the drawing at least? im talking about poses and what not.
UjIuJiUjIi Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015
Exedrine Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You are so talented it actually hurts me Grump I would hate you if I didn't admire you so much.
TheCreeperSWE Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm surprised people don't pay bunches just for touching that cute, beautiful, scaly being. Unless it's in a universe where dragon-ish things are as common as dogs
DonutDayz Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015
You definitely nailed it here. The girl's expression left me at tears. She looks so hopeful that you're willing to spare some change, that it just destroys me on the inside. Man, I would take them in if I could. 

By the way, your art is awesome.
Oneemi Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2015  Hobbyist
No... Because you're my new kids Asuna Crying Icon 
MysticSolarisKnight Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Of course!!! I'll take you in my house. :)
Forgotten-Kingdom Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm gonna cry now... *gives her all the money*
bbbhyt Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Even in povert she never gives up
keira092803 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
yes...true and she dose it with a smile.....
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keira092803 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
what's wrong!?!?
Anime-geek-ftw Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015
keira092803 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Anime-geek-ftw Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015
Crying Mako 
keira092803 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
are you sure your okay?...
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CrimsonSnows Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Oh... when you was doing things more deep then only fanarts and boobs... i hope you back on it.
LukeHenry Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Fanart and boobs takes less time and gets her patrons, have you seen the amount of money this girl makes? Like nearly $15,000 USD a week it's crazy and that's not including any prints she sells which, being the most popular artist page on DeviantArt, is probably quite a lot.
Vinchinderlous Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2015  Student Digital Artist
yeah ikr. And everyone knows that.
ExplorerBilael Featured By Owner Edited Jun 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
She is still can smile! rainbow cry 
lt16069 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2015
So cute and sad. good job
FigoFox Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2015
So pretty!
Eversong777 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2015
Very beautiful work! DeviantArt  Thanks! 
LORDTyb Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2015  Student Traditional Artist got a drake/ dragon/ big saurian and you're asking for change ? why don't you raid a dungeon or a bank ?!!?
Just kidding, nice piece
blackbeauty2245 Featured By Owner Edited Jun 2, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Sorry for liking so many at once. I just love so many of your pieces!
rosherudesu Featured By Owner May 31, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Wow I love this <3
BlueRoseKelly Featured By Owner May 30, 2015
I would love to but all I have is a a few pennies. Two-Cents Static 
Warmandude7 Featured By Owner May 25, 2015
Meanwhile, most people would walk past and ignore them in real life.
DEEhdz Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2015   Artist
I can't, I get in trouble because I give them to much. Like how do you you how much your apposed to give 25$ 50$ I gave a man 100$ and some candy I had on me. Mum got mad but what the hell
Sickros Featured By Owner May 29, 2015
It not worse case scenario... 
With such pretty face someone will desire to rape you
or if he rich make you his personal sex toy 
And doesn't matter if you girl, boy or dragon
Damn, you can make a pretty awesome dramatic movie from that picture :)
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