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June 19, 2013
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Commission: Cris's Team by ShadeofShinon Commission: Cris's Team by ShadeofShinon
Pokemon team commission for :iconcriskenyon:
He wanted his team to be portrayed in a more battle-ready way so I came up with this. The dragonair appears to be asleep since it's a Nuzlocke team member who passed away.
The team was really great, I really like these Pokemon. It was hard work but I did enjoy drawing this and I'm satisfied with the outcome, too. :>

I hope you like it!

Media PTSai | Wacom Intuos4 M
Time taken No idea.

Pokemon c Nintendo
Art c *ShadeofShinon
Textures from GCtextures

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Octoboy-the-8th Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014
Ready to fight, huh? I like this one. Gotta love an epic battlefield rain scene. And Cris sure looks hardcore with his shady hat and all.

I like the lion like look you gave absol. I could totally see that thing spouting some wicked cool lines in James Earl Jones's voice. You're really good at bringing out bright red against dark, those eyes are really striking. Pretty good arcanine too, I like all the fur detail you give it. And I am just blown away by how you portrayed scizor and flygon! Those glowing eyes and the armour detail, my goodness. That scizor reminds me of the predator, and flygon's never looked cooler, love the veins in the wings. And you handled the mimicry of scizor's pincers really well. They really do look like mean faces, which is just perfect. Great work on dragonair too, I love its undulating, weaving body and it's a creature drawn by you that has feathers, need I say more? Excellent work. These guys look ready to get dangerous!
ShadeofShinon Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much for yet another in-depth comment! I really appreciate it that you take your time and write them.
I'm pretty happy with Flygon's and Dragonair's portrayal, too. The commissioner had a clear idea of how he wanted them to look like and I'm very glad that he shared those ideas with me so I could come up with this. It was a very nice picture to work on.
KavuLord Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013
You said this was a Nuzlocke team? The Commissioner didn't happen to say which game did he? Awesome job by the way. Very cool.
ShadeofShinon Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't think it's a Nuzlocke team, at least not all of it. As far as I know, Dragonair is from a Nuzlocke, region was Johto if I remember right.
Anyway, thanks!
KavuLord Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013
No prob! Thanks for clarifying. I thought that was weird for a Nuzlocke team.
myway24454 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013
I only see 5 Pokemon.
ShadeofShinon Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It's a team of five.
Fangy-From-Shadow Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Arcaninessa on käytetty laitonta pörröisyyttä! * Halitus.* :3
ShadeofShinon Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ai sekin on nykyään EU:n säätelemää. Mokomat.
DarkisHere Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013
saw this on facebook.
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