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My entry (or first entry) into the new random generator contest at Seventh Sanctum! This time it's a Deity contest, and I the randomly-generated description I chose was:

"This selfish goddess of slaughter takes the form of a maiden. She is very tall and has an athletic build. She has no hair, but instead her head is covered in spines. Her eyes are bloody pits. Her skin is covered in faces, each frozen in a mute scream. She is usually portrayed nude. She carries a net. She has six eyes. She has catlike eyes. She is surrounded by a lethal black aura. She sometimes takes the form of a lizard."

Quite a challenge! And an interesting one! How can her eyes be bloody pits, catlike, and six at the same time? WELL! I did three pages of preliminary sketches, over two of which where I was just looking for a pose. I decided early on to make the "spines" on her head into the backbone kind of spine, instead of the needle/spike kind (which is what I assume was meant originally)... simply because it looks cool and weird! I opted not to picture her as a lizard, but rather to incorporate some lizardly elements, like the tongue and the claws (especially on the toes!) to give the impression that she could go lizardy at any moment.

I also made a small collage of different steps I went through to get to this final picture, you can view that here.
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:iconazadeth:
Azadeth Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Fucking horrific. I love it, excellent design all around.
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SketchDrayton Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2009
Wow, thats pretty epic, love the design, the bone hair frikken awesome. best of luck.
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Candicu Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2009
This is so cool ! I really like the way you did this. The horns (or what they are :'D) are so cute... I love her! You did a great job, really. Only thing that bothers, is the background, it's quite... nothing, really :'D quite a mess, even though there is flames (?). But this is really pretty picture, goodluck with the contest (I'm participating too > www < I have no chances... But oh well).
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Atama--Muhonnin Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
Okay this is just too daggum cool!
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axiabetty Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
great pic ^^ this is my favourite XD
and yeah good luck ^^ :+fav:
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Toboe217 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009
omg my entry seems crap compared to this 0_0
hope you win :D
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falingard Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009
Well, there's still like two months to go to that contest :XD: So who knows!

But thank you! :nod:
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Toboe217 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009
lol i guess but i still think yours in amazing :meow:
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SeaWeedFire Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I think this one should have won the contest, it is simply amazing! You really got a great picture out of the description! I'd like to see more contest entries from you!
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falingard Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2008
Thanks! :)
I may or may not do more contests, it all depends on free time and the possibility of prizes! :XD:
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