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Sketch, Flower Crown Bumble

World building Wednesday has been delayed. Please accept this flower-crown Bumble as a temporary placeholder.

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Sunday Gnomedays 8-26-18

This week’s Sunday Gnomedays at my main site, featuring Tock ❤

Rachel illustrates : fantasy art and Faerie faith

40093158_659935791060489_8704633673619603456_o🎶 All you need is Love 💗 All you need is Love 💗All you need is Love 💗 Love is all you need 🎶💗🎶  – The Beatles (of course)

Happy Sunday Gnomedays everyone. Be kind to yourselves today, okay?

(Featuring Tock the Gnome. She is a sneaky person who sneaks herself into things even when I don’t intend her to.)

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Welcome Directory

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Greetings to any new visitors coming here from Ithaca NY’s Comics for Collectors!

Here’s some quick links to get you started:

Click here to start reading the comic!

Click here for the archive, which includes all comic pages and written stories.

Click here to visit my etsy shop for art prints and felted fairy dolls.

Speaking of the etsy shop, that will be updated later this week with print issues of the first issue of the comic – it’s all free to read online now, but that edition features three bonus stories with illustrations (AND each first printing is signed and comes with a bonus print!). Digital downloads of the issue will also be available. Other bonus material is already available over on Patreon.

Thank you for visiting and I hope you enjoy my work! If you have any questions, please e-mail rachelillustrates@yahoo.com anytime. Love and light ~~*

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All content © Rachel Terwilliger 2018.


MerMay 2018 day 7 – Pirate

Plugging along with MerMay!

Rachel illustrates : fantasy art and Faerie faith

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Soooo this one got me revisiting an oooooooolllld “Tock the Gnome” background character (from before Tock was even a thought in my head). Finding myself in love with her fierceness all over again 😀

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Happy Free Comic Book Day!

From Tock and all the rest of the crew ❤

Thank you for reading her story and helping me be part of the comics world (the BEST form of storytelling imho), and thank you to all the writers, artists and comic book stores that made today awesome!


MerMay 2018 day 2 – Precocious

As I may have mentioned, MerMay drawings continue! Here’s a little Misu backstory for today.

Rachel illustrates : fantasy art and Faerie faith

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Soooo here’s a young Misu from “Tock the Gnome” already involved in lesson planning for her classes, and feeling quite superior about it.

(Day 1 Rachel – “This is going to be fun, we should probably try to not make everything Tock-related though.”)

(Day 2 Rachel – fails already.)

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Restructuring the Patreon site…

Hello dear readers.

So, the Spirit Renewal Print Special I have up on Patreon is not going exactly as I had hoped, which is leading me to rethink what I am offering there.

The rewards currently available for each patron level are listed here (on the right hand side of the page), and here is what I have in mind for adjustments:

Fighter

For basic support up to $3, you will get access to WIP’s on bonus art and sometimes the pages themselves, as well as one bonus world-building post per week as I write/draw to develop Tock’s world.

Rogue

For each pledge of $3 or more, you’ll get early access to comic pages in the form of WIP shots as each page takes form – including thumbnails, notes, full shots of the page in pencil and ink stages, and closeups of all other WIP on it (in addition to all previous rewards).

Ranger

For each pledge of $7 or more, you’ll get access to one exclusive Tock-related drawing per month (in addition to all previous rewards).

Paladin

For each pledge of $14 or more, you’ll get a monthly print of the Ranger level drawing sent to you via regular mail, with a personalized thank you note and bonus pencil sketch (in addition to all previous rewards).

Mage

For each pledge of $25 or more, I will provide a personal pencil drawing of a character of your choice – either one already in the comic, or a new one from one of the world’s races (in addition to all previous rewards, including the Paladin level print). You’ll get a high resolution scan of the image as well as the original sent to you via regular mail, with a personalized thank you note and bonus pencil sketch.

Bard

For each pledge of $50 or more, I will provide a finished illustration in the style of the comic (ink and simple colorwork) of a character of your choice – either one already in the comic, or a new one from one of the world’s races (in addition to all previous rewards, including the Paladin print and Mage pencil drawing). You’ll get a high resolution scan of the image as well as the original sent to you via regular mail, with a personalized thank you note and bonus pencil sketch.

Soooo let me know what you think of these changes, if you please!