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Taggerung by KaiserFlames Taggerung by KaiserFlames
Another piece for Fantasy Painting. It seems like that's the only class I'm doing work I actually enjoy in. Oh weeellll.

This project was to paint a new cover for a fantasy book of our choice, so I chose Brian Jacques' "Taggerung" because I am a huge Redwall fan and the otters are my absolute favorite of the critters in those books. Naturally, Taggerung is one of my favorite books in the series.

Enjoy!
Photoshop CS5, Wacom Intuos3, approx. 20 hours.

Edit (11.14.2012): Some small adjustments/additions to the lighting and shadows of the piece as per instructor critique!

EDIT (11.25.2012): Aww geez! A DD! Thanks everyone! ;3;
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Taggerung by =KaiserFlames ( Featured by Lyricanna )
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AurelianM Sep 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I loved the Redwall series! <3 Never seen such good fanart for it though. :3 
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glowcat Aug 3, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
My favorite of these stories!
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:iconawildkit:
This is awesome. Great imagination of the otter and his friend. Taggerung was my first redwall book and definitely is one of the best. Go Otters!
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Keitsumah Jun 1, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
OMG! that is one of my fav books ever! And you caught the moment so perfectly... *hyperventilates and faints*
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Ascotia-Bluefleck May 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Great lighting! I suppose that's Rabbad there with the knife? He's the only Juskarath male fox that appears in the story after Nimbalo shows up (Felch is dead by then).
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:icontattoowolf:
Love it! Fantastic work!
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KatyCrash Feb 4, 2013  Student General Artist
Stunning!!
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curly-rock-ofAges Feb 4, 2013  Student Photographer
*dying of awesomeness* Taggerung is my absolute favorite of Redwall books! I like otters too <3 Well drawn.
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LadyElisera Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Love the Redwall series! Great job on this!
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