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“Tock the Gnome” WBW 24, dElfcember 17

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And happy holiday to anybody celebrating ❤

Rachel illustrates : fantasy art and Faerie faith

20181219_095652(I have been heavily bitten by the Krampus bug this year, especially on the actual day of this prompt, so I couldn’t resist!)

Prompt – Dwarf Goat.

As for World Building Wednesday, we’re talking this week about Elven moralism and the spirits that might step in to teach lessons!

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Prompt list from @monicamarinhoart.

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Happy Holidays, 2018

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Annual holiday drawing time! 
Sharing culture is important, loving and appreciating and respecting each other for our differences – so, this year within the Bucket, Tock and Bumble teach Onna more about Peacenight-Time traditions! Of light, and ornaments of stone and wood….
(Perhaps next year will be about Orcish light-return holidays….making a mental note!)
Thank you all for your enjoyment and support of Tock’s story. I hope you have a blessed, bright holiday season and a great start to the new year! ❤

Sunday Gnomedays 12-16-18 and dElfcember 14, 15, 16

Day 13 was non-Tock-related, so here’s the rest of the catchup!

Page 90 is on it’s way, slowly but surely, and I hope you look forward to this year’s holiday bonus art! Thanks, always, for following Tock’s story and world.

Rachel illustrates : fantasy art and Faerie faith

Some catchup, with Elven-Gnomish communication!

IMG_20181215_123801_512Day 14, “Crystals”

I imagine that where the Elves of “Tock the Gnome” live, the caves are like crystal forests.

IMG_20181215_151505_668Day 15, “RapunzElf”

I also feel like those Elves would have a lot more ethereal version of this tale, but I went a more traditional route anyway. So consider this semi-canon, for the comic ^^;

IMG_20181216_182338_194Day 16/Sunday Gnomedays 12-16-18, “Magic”

Featuring some “Tock the Gnome” secrets, not that the Gnome here understands the sense she’s getting!

Prompt list from @monicamarinhoart.

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dElfcember days 10 through 12/WBW 23

dElfcember is still going on, with “Sunday Gnomedays” and World Building Wednesday crossovers! Apologies for neglecting to repost here, dear readers ❤

Rachel illustrates : fantasy art and Faerie faith

Catching up, and as it says, including today’s “World Building Wednesday for “Tock the Gnome!”

IMG_20181210_183626_451Day 10, Ice

IMG_20181212_114613_836Day 11, Bard/WBW 23

The first of two parts of today’s World Building Wednesday! About magic and music together for Tock-verse Elvenkind.

IMG_20181212_114713_606Day 12, Ginger bread/WBE

Second part of today’s WBW! Which led me in a much different direction for these Elves than you might expect….

Full post available here ❤

Prompt list from @monicamarinhoart.

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dElfcember day 9, Sunday Gnomedays 12-9-18

And another 🙂

Rachel illustrates : fantasy art and Faerie faith

IMG_20181209_132947_807Prompt – Candle.

So here’s Mariatu and Arella, of “Tock the Gnome” backstory, with hope and peace (such that one of them didn’t get to know in their time….).

Prompt list from @monicamarinhoart.

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dElfcember, days 1 through 8

Another!

Rachel illustrates : fantasy art and Faerie faith

So I fell into another drawing challenge ^^;

I am very, very busy with commissions right now, but I’m going to do what I can to squeeze these in for fun in-between. As you might have guessed, I’m leaning towards world-building for “Tock the Gnome” again (….<3 ) but any spoilers will be tagged/noted and I will probably include a good smattering of Tolkien-style Elves (and maybe some “Elfquest” ones too!).

Here we go! Prompt list from @monicamarinhoart.

IMG_20181203_100404_630IMG_20181203_100404_629Day 1, “Holly.” – also counting as 12/2’s Sunday Gnomedays.

IMG_20181203_112614_638Day 2, “Tea.”

IMG_20181203_143606_369Day 3, “Reindeer.”

IMG_20181204_104233_916Day 4, “Winter Elf.”

IMG_20181205_075634_439Day 5, “Pine Tree.” (Available with bonus information for “Tock the Gnome” World Building Wednesday here!)

IMG_20181206_122007_992Day 6, “Snow.”

IMG_20181207_135730_496Day 7, “Moon.”

IMG_20181208_132639_899Day 8, “Owl.” – Our first specifically Tolkien-style Elf of the challenge!

Aaaaaand Bonus dElfcember available here for patrons, in the form of this month’s Thank You drawing

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Gnomevember 2018 days 28, 29 and 30 – COMPLETE!

Challenge completed!

Rachel illustrates : fantasy art and Faerie faith

Catching up, and challenge over!!

IMG_20181128_095624_716Day 28, “Spiritual”

Featuring two priests of two different “Tock the Gnome” deities – also, the basis of this week’s World Building Wednesday on Patreon. Check it out for more information on their goddesses and priesthood.

IMG_20181129_113542_821Day 29, “Fashion”

BUSTLES! FOR! ALL!

As these Gnomes are steampunk/Victorian inspired, I couldn’t resist ❤ Tock herself doesn’t get to rock a bustle very often (since its not as conducive to adventuring) so this was a treat to draw.

IMG_20181129_114439_751Day 30, “Balance”

Ending with Tock herself, looking more piercing and real than usual, surrounded by some vague and creeping symbolism….

That said, CHALLENGE COMPLETE!!! I hope you’ve all enjoyed the “Tock the Gnome” focus on this (and on Orctober last month). I definitely had fun. Please do check out the comic if you haven’t yet and want to see more of this world!

More Gnomevember here 🍄

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