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Orctober catchup, the 22nd to 28th

Here we go!! (Not including today’s which will be drawn later.)

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The 22nd

Which also would have been World Building Wednesday, but that had to be on pause for last week due to show prep. Anyhow, here’s something about what happens (or used to happen) during eclipses….

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The 23rd

From the aforementioned show prep event!

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The 24th

Warrior and Tea Faerie ❤

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The 25th

Queer loves inspired by a recent rewatch of Thor: Ragnarok (yes yes).

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The 26th

Inspired by a recent viewing of “The Hobbit.” ….I love me some Tolkien, I do, but whenever I watch anything LotR-related I end up drawing some of my own Orcs very, very confused.

Language note! ‘Eka’ means ‘no.’ Full Orcish Language Guide available here.

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The 27th/Sunday Gnomedays 10-27-19

I imagine these two end up on wondrous adventures, protecting whatever preciousness that star stands for.

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The 28th

Sometimes, you’ve gotta be fierce and stern.

More to come – we’re almost there, everybody!

(Aaaaaand in case you don’t follow my other sites- next month’s drawing challenge prompt list is up here!)

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Patreon ~ Etsy ~ Ko-fi


Orctober 2019 the 19th

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The March of the Background Orcs does indeed continue!

This is Gruska – the guard that is currently in charge of watching Onna as she escorts Tock and Bumble to the clan’s camp. Randomly smiling, and taking her hair down.

I imagine someone’s teasing her about something at the end of the day, at home. That second speech bubble translates to “You think?”

More on the Orc language in “Tock the Gnome” is always available on Patreon, by the way!

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Patreon ~ Etsy ~ Ko-fi


Orctober 2019 the 11th

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Also, this will be the last one for a couple of days – I’ll be travelling out of town for my brother’s wedding! I’ll try to keep up on my Instagram, but I won’t be around a computer to keep up with cross-posting. So, see you next week for another batch of Orcish catchup!

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Patreon ~ Etsy ~ Ko-fi


Orctober 2019, three and four

Fallen a bit behind with cross-posting :/ If you mind terribly, remember to keep an eye on my Instagram for more timely updates!

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Three

I had a different plan for this one, but needed to do something simpler than that yesterday, so here we are.

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Four

Had a rough moment earlier and this is what came out of it. So much for staying soft 😅

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Sketch – Tock and Light

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Sometimes progress is finishing a comic page or a grand, complicated commission.

Sometimes progress is a tiny ink drawing of your main character looking more hopeful than you expected.
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(Slowly getting back to work after a rough week. More WIP available at Patreon, as always, link is below ❤ )

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Thank you!

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All content © Rachel Terwilliger.

Bonus art, Blue like Bruises

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More for “Seven Years of Tock!”

A little context: this is part of a two part set, working backwards from the way things are now.

Now, the characters live in a world where all the peoples are very separated. Gnomes live in technological isolation, Dwarves live buried within the plateau, Orcs keep to themselves (except to battle with the Badgerfolk, and sometimes each other). Everyone else, pretty much forgotten about.

But it was not always so, and while that lost history contains a lot of Love, it sometimes contains distinct tragedies.

Tock will learn more about these in time, but for now, here’s a little taste.

(ALSO, this one contains the oldest of the old character work that I pulled into Tock’s world for backstory, as mentioned here. You can see more of my previous work on them in their folder at my deviantArt site. So that makes this a Throwback Thursday special too, right?)

Thanks for reading, everyone! More bonuses coming up this weekend and into next week, with a special surprise on the actual anniversary day – August 30th – as promised!

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All content © Rachel Terwilliger.


Bonus art – “Red like Blood

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More for “Seven Years of Tock!”

A little context: this is part of a two part set, working backwards from the way things are now.

Now, the characters live in a world where all the peoples are very separated. Gnomes live in technological isolation, Dwarves live buried within the plateau, Orcs keep to themselves (except to battle with the Badgerfolk, and sometimes each other). Everyone else, pretty much forgotten about.

But it was not always so, and while that lost history contains a lot of Love, it sometimes contains distinct tragedies.

Tock will learn more about these in time, but for now, here’s a little taste.

Thanks for reading, everyone!

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All content © Rachel Terwilliger.