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Redwall Squirrel by Skyelar Redwall Squirrel by Skyelar
A doodle that went insane when I decided to try out the "pastels" in Painter. Long story short, I loooove them.

For anyone that reads the Redwall series (and you all should, really) -- this is Songbreeze Swifteye, from the book Marlfox. She ended up a little beefier than I anticipated, but she looks like she could probably kick some tail, so I'm pretty happy.

Painter, about 4 hours nonstop.
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JinxyF Featured By Owner May 4, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love this art, but I have no idea who Songbreeze is, exept from Cregga talking about her in taggarung. 

because I have not read Marlfox yet because. . . I HAVE NOT GOT PAWS- I MEAN HANDS ON THAT BOOK! So I had no idea who it was.... CURSE YOU! Rage  I thought it was going to be Fwirl, Jess, Sarobando, Fenna or Armel, I only thought of Armel because she used a window poll was a weapon. Somehow I did not see the green stone on the top at first. 
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Skyelar Featured By Owner May 5, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Sounds like someone needs to read Marlfox this weekend! ;D

It's really a great book (although to be honest, I love all of the Redwall books) and I bet you'll enjoy meeting Songbreeze!
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JinxyF Featured By Owner May 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Indeed. I wish redwall books were more common in English book stores.
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13BatScorpion95 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014
Nice work!
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Neonstar-Boulderclan Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Remins me of Jukka though. :) I like it
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FiliTheCat99 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014
Wow its sooo acurate! I am still reading redwall and the last one i read was Marlfox. If there is anybody wanting to read them start wih The Long Patrol,The Taggerung or Loamhedge. They are my all time favs. But of course all Redwalls are good, right?
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DCLeadboot Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Heh, heh... I was thinking, Songbreeze? Going by her greenstone stick... she's a pretty little thing! :aww:
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DCatz Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014
Really great work.

Marlfox was my first Redwall book... I haven't read them in years but I really want to read them all again :D
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Rebel-Rider Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Good job. I like the warm colors. 
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Darkstrike17 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love it! I can totally see that as Songbreeze!
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belkittykelly Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It really looks like Songbreeze, but when ever I see it I think 'Jess'!
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wildivy14 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013  Hobbyist
Oh my word! This pic is so friggin gorgeous!
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strongbad-joe132 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2013
I'm reading that book right now.
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manofallart Featured By Owner May 18, 2013
Very interesting style.
I rather like it.
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Ascotia-Bluefleck Featured By Owner May 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I've never seen her done in a style like this before. Good Job!
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Shtopochka Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2013  Student General Artist
Замечательная внушительная белка!
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NativeFaery Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
She looks great! Beautiful tail and eyes.
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LurkinMacBurl Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013
Well hello Songbreeze.
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X-I-L2048 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I've loved this pic since the first time I saw it. =D She looks amazing.
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ashleyjordan Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah this is so onice, love the texture of her dress and her tail, you did amazing! Aww and I am so happy to see an image of Song, I always really liked her. Her eyes are gorgeous and yes, she looks a whole lot more muscular than I immagined she would be...but maybe this is what she looks like after the journey :) Thank you so much!
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Blueberrymuffin98 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I love love love love love the Redwall series! Your painting of Song's amazing! :D
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theWeaverofTales Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
YAY! GO SONG!!!!!!!!!
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brickbreak Featured By Owner May 18, 2012
Ah, dear Song. Love you. Definently one of my favorite characters, certainly one of my favorite books. (Marlfox has great villains too. Lantur is epic, in my opinion. No idea why. I use the name in Spanish class when I need on though. A weird habit of mine.) Great drawing!
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PaintbrushPanther Featured By Owner May 13, 2012   Artist
wow... i love this picture, it looks just like how i pictured her when i read Marlfox!
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Lindsl Featured By Owner May 10, 2012
Ah, I recognized the Woodleaf right away! Excellent interpretation of Song--strong just like her father. And the color scheme going on here, I love it! It reminds me of early childhood book illustrations.
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strongbad-joe132 Featured By Owner May 2, 2012
I think you left out the part that she was an Abbess. But other than that, she's very pretty.
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strongbad-joe132 Featured By Owner May 2, 2012
What is that thing she's holding?
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NativeFaery Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It was a greenstone or a greenstick or something like that. It was her weapon. I can't remember the name of it though haha.
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coloringXrainbows Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012
oh.my.god. this is exactly how i imagined a redwall squirrel to look like *faints*
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Teura-the-Mentor Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2011  Professional General Artist
SO...*gasp* Awesome![link]
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BlazeFireWolf1 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
^^ im only on the first book
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Darkrunn Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2011
Absolutely the best depiction of Song during the book I've seen. Love the details in the clothing and the face. The leafy belt design really is the coup e'tat.

Great job!!!! I hope you do more Redwall stuff in the future.
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Cowgirl85DDS Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2011
I haven't read that book yet, but I loove the series! She's a beautiful squirrel!
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NanashiEru Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2011
Love her eyes and tail. Great job on the family weapon she's carrying.
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NamelessOkami Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
LONG LIVE SONG BREEEEEEZE!!!!!! She is defiantly one of my favorite characters!
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Xendria101 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2011  Student Digital Artist
I love redwall books. That squirrel is a pretty warrior.
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chessnutcat Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
aww man soo colll!!!! gooo redwall
!!
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jacquelynfisher Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah, beautiful! I think you did Songbreeze justice. :aww: Kick some kick, indeed.
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Heartfur1 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2011
:omg: I....I found redwall fans?

FINALLY :la: I was starting to think I was the only one who read that series! :w00t:
the drawing is AWESOME, by the way, she looks exactly as I pictured her :D
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JadeAngel18 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2010
beautiful!
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Tarrenger Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
nice one of a squirrel
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DCLeadboot Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Heh, cute! :aww: She's certainly a pretty little thing.
Hmmm - Greenwood stick... pretty squirrel... I could guess it was Songbreeze, after I remembered her name! ;)
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Cetholdus Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2010
REALLY visually satisfying, SO COOL!
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Superpanda8 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2010   General Artist
eep i love it !!!!
i love the redwall books seris also
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do you take requests? if so could you do jess also
thanks ~me
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OniVrask Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Great pic! She is far to pretty to be fighting...but her beauty would be her enemies undoing.
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Miranthia Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:D Song ftw!!! Very nicely done, absolutely love it!!
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Foeseeker-warrior Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2010
@_@ AMAZING! She really looks like a warriormaid; that expression is fantastic! C-: It really does look like Song.
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00vapour Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2010
there was a redwall TV show too wasn't there :P
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OniVrask Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Yep it covered the books Redwall, Mattimeo, and Martin The Warrior.
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PhysisViandante Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2010
That's Song, i would recognise the Leafwood anywhere XD.
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