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Ultimate Vomit Clown? by socar
Ultimate Vomit Clown?
Back in high school, I used to sit at my desk, and try to draw the “ultimate vomit clown”–a clown so horrible, so terrifying, the person sitting next to me would actually vomit. Fortunately (especially for me–I HATE vomit!) I never succeeded.

2.5" x 2.5"
Badger, badger, badger.... by socar
Badger, badger, badger....
About 2.5" x 2.5".

Ever since that infernal video came out, EVERY TIME I read or hear or see anything about a badger, I catch myself wandering about, for the rest of the day, muttering "Badger, badger, badger, badger, badger, badger, badger, badger, mushroom, mushroom...SNAAAAAAAAKE!"

Maybe this will exorcise it.

Oh, no, it's a snake!
Spooky by socar

This bird belongs to Lauren K. Cannon (, whose art should also interest anyone who’s interested in mine. Its name is Spooky. But if it were my bird, its name would be Sunbeam, because it always looks very happy and full of life, and I smile whenever I see it.

I wanted to draw this bird because of its cheerful appearance, and because its cere has a cool shape, with these big, perfectly round nostrils, right above the beak, and I was all “man, that shape should be echoed ALL OVER THAT BIRD, like an excellent cloak of nostrils.” Well, eh…I know a cloak of nostrils doesn’t sound very good, but I hope the picture conveys my vision better than my words do.

We are ready for spring! by socar
We are ready for spring!
I like birds, and they have stupid feet.

This drawing is 2.5" x 2.5", displayed here somewhat larger than life size.

Science* has shown that if you buy this drawing, and display it prominently in your home or office, you will get 10% more spring, every year.

* Wishful thinking
The Crone Imperiall by socar
The Crone Imperiall

Ages and ages ago, when I was in high school, I played in the first violin section of the Cambridge County Youth Orchestra. One concert, we had to play a march by, eh...ah...William Walton, I think. At the top of the sheet music, it said "In beawtie berying the crone imperiall."

...the crone imperiall.

The CRONE imperiall.

Crone. Crone. Tee-hee.

Well, I was like 12 or 13, or something. You can't blame me for laughing.



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Socar Myles
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
Ears! Ears! I have ears!
Small, not-pushy-at-all, reminder of where you can buy my work, should you feel so inclined: - Copies of "Horace Spiegelman Gets Made Redundant" are still available here, along with lots of lovely work by Agent Agnes. - Get your prints here...prints of many of my most recent pieces. As always, if there's something you want to see, which isn't there, tell me; I can probably put it there. (Birds of Lore prints will be available AFTER publication, though.)… - A few of my ORIGINALS are available here, AND there is a handy shopping cart thingy, so you don't even have to talk to me, in order to complete the transaction. - My own site, of course, also has originals for sale, and a wider selection. But it doesn't have a shopping cart, so you WILL have to e-mail me, if there's something you want. I take PayPal and Interac e-transfers. :-) - Prints of some of my older work can still be got, here.

There might be other stuff knocking about, that I've forgotten about--but this should suffice, for the blatant art-pushing.
  • Listening to: the telly, in the other room


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ObsidianPearl Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student General Artist
I found Fantasy Art Drawing Skils in my library. So far it's very helpful! Thanks :D
Cyluho Featured By Owner May 5, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think I bought your book yesterday and now I found you here...funny ;) You have a book, don't you? :O
socar Featured By Owner May 8, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
I do, yes!  Thank you for buying it!  :-)  I hope it is helpful for you!
Cyluho Featured By Owner May 9, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's grand actually! I don't know yet when I'll have the time to really sit down with it, but just looking at your pictures is already very inspirational :) When I see great art I always get motivated!
Olvium Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
I am glad I discovered your gallery, we both share the love for nature and animals and I am inspired by your precise and detailed drawings. 
It's nice to meet your art! :hug:
ShimmerFur145 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My, you make amazing art!
MaryDenton Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Love the book! It is extremely useful and finding you on dA is just a bonus!! :icongrin--plz:
ti-nange Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014
Really impressive work... Thank you for sharing your universe!
NycterisA Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I just bought your book! It's fantastic!
socar Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for buying it!  I hope it is useful for you!  :-)
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