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Original: Fire Rat's Den by Risachantag Original: Fire Rat's Den by Risachantag
Terren felt he’d come across a good business arrangement. Sure, asking for a bag of Suckley’s Sugar Drops every time he held up a store was a tad embarrising, but nothing got people’s attention like having a hungry fire-breathing Dweire-rat up your sleeve.

Another original picture for the Pen cafe artbook! (*cue OMG he looks like <insert character here> *) I had so much fun designing the rats, they've all got their little stories and personalities.


-Around 7-9 hours
-Photoshop CS2 & Wacom Graphire Tablet
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:iconcutekitty264:
CuteKitty264 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2017
I love this! Especially the text down the bottom that makes it feel like it's some kind of excerpt from a story... OH MY GOD IS IT?! Because let me tell you I would read the ever-living frick out of this story! Also, if this isn't from a story, did you come up with Dweire rats on your own, or are they from something else (and can I use them in my story)?
But still, this entire thing is gorgeous, his entire den is just amazing and the rats- I may or may not have squealed at the top of my lungs at the sight of that one hugging his knee. And the one chowing down on the candy (I can relate to you, buddy). And the little itty baby one practising its fire breathing oH mY GOd just LeT mE LOVE YOU!!
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:iconenderwolf156:
EnderWolf156 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2016
this is amazing and i would consider you an inspiration to many people and even i would like to learn to draw like that
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:iconkraz-rachel:
KraZ-Rachel Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is adorable :3
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:iconwyvernis:
Wyvernis Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wouldn't mind having one of these guys as a familiar
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:iconcaynansantos:
caynansantos Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013
<font><font>muito bom :)</font></font>
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:iconsynaesthetic1:
Synaesthetic1 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012
I like the concept.
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:iconfightingleaf:
fightingleaf Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Heh. Be a bad day if you got an infestation of those little guys.
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:iconshade-of-memory:
Shade-Of-Memory Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2011
Love the colors on this! Very beautiful.
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:iconmister-23:
Mister-23 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2011   Digital Artist
That's certainly creative.

I can dig it.
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:icontawnsthelolcat:
TawnsTheLolCat Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i love rats but i love theses little ones better there so cute and and a good business arrangement aswell xx
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:iconenglishsummerreign:
EnglishSummerReign Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2011
This is really pretty, I love the warm colours and the rats are really sweet
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:iconkeymakeralchemist:
KeyMakerAlchemist Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2011
Good business arrangement. Nice fire.
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:iconcrazedminion:
CrazedMinion Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2010
This looks quite bad-ass. I support this!
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:icondeterminedwarrior:
DeterminedWarrior Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2010
i hate rats and there are hardly any sort of pictures i can look at with them there. i LOVE these little guys. they're so cute! i want to know about them more about them.

great job!
love this
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:iconczyste-zlo:
czyste-zlo Featured By Owner May 13, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:iconcaveratplz: :dummy:
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:iconalchemyfox:
AlchemyFox Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesomness~ =D
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:iconnyla-cat:
Nyla-Cat Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love this! All the rats are so fun to look at! Who's the human?
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:iconcyberpunk-art-xx:
Cyberpunk-art-xx Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2009
Wow, i think it's safe to say that that IS Apollo from Aquarion lol. But this is an AMAZING piece non the less!
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:iconprofessor-thanatos:
Professor-Thanatos Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2009
100% pure concentrated awesomeness.
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:iconrandomjellypie-ness:
randomjellypie-ness Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2009
HOLEH CRUD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

THIS IS GREAT! i love the rats! i want one D:

and the character is great, the art style is familiar :3
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:iconultimate-sora:
Ultimate-Sora Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2009
I totaly love everything in this drawing :)
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:iconyamiredpen:
YamiRedPen Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh my, I just love this! :)

The warm colors are so appealing, and the rats seem cute and friendly. The lighting is especially beautiful. I may have to :+devwatch: you now. :D
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:iconpcaara:
Pcaara Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2008  Student Digital Artist
Wow, such detail. He sort of looks like Apollo from Aquarion. Plus, if you think about it, silvia called him a rat boy 0_0
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:iconshrineheart:
Shrineheart Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very cute! I especially like the rat that's chowing down on the candy.
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:iconsinjaaussiaangels:
SinjaAussiaAngels Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2008  Student Digital Artist
What adorable characters :)
It would be nice if this was a real story.
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:icontoshirotheknightwolf:
ToshirotheKnightWolf Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
hmmmmm......rats that breathe fire. awesome.
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:iconcloudtheory:
CloudTheory Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Awesome.
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:iconzevl:
zevl Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2008
Nice work¨. I like mice.
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:iconguhreemja:
GuhReemJa Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Who here has seen Inuyasha? Love the cozy feeling of family..even it's full of rats..!
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:iconskahtala:
SkahTala Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2008
Yeeah! I thought that's what it was based on when I first saw it! XD
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:iconeccentric-birdie:
Eccentric-Birdie Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2007
I love the little one climbing upside-down on the clothes line. XD
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:icontesseractj:
Tesseractj Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2007
RATS! So cute! I love the one wearing feathers. I also love that I can keep looking at this picture and find more and more. Oh, there's a cute little rat in the back with a little fire blowing! Awwww.

It's a cozy looking cave. I imagine there is even more of a story behind this picture.
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:iconfrom-the-dark:
From-the-Dark Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2007
Its nice I like it!! Good job
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:iconpaulagp2:
paulagp2 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2007
It's awesome!
the details, the colors choosen, the drawn...
I liked the rats that spit fire, too.
It's strange, but diferent, and It makes impact!
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:iconmarshamallow:
marshamallow Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2007  Student
Made with love and win :love:
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:iconin-ri:
In-ri Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2007
i like his hair style, and the rats r kawaii^^
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:iconhisui-mi:
Hisui-mi Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
I luv the little ones so much!
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:iconkaskianioh:
kaskianioh Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2007
wow~!! =[]=

very Nice !!

I like it~!!
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:iconbluequail:
BlueQuail Featured By Owner May 29, 2007   Digital Artist
I luuurve this kinds of pictures, so detailed and well done.
Now teh coloures are well fitted in with one another!
Great setting for it too!! :heart:

-I'd love to know about each of the Dweire-rats stories! :)
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:iconmeercat-malia:
Meercat-Malia Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2007
awesome pic!!!! the boy reminds me of Axel and Reno as well, butt it still seems an original idea- very well drawn ^_^
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:iconwilly---wonka:
Willy---Wonka Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2007   Writer
God I love rats!
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:icondemonko:
demonko Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2007
cool, nice art work :D
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:iconklgrispino:
klgrispino Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2007
Really really loved this - the colors, the attitude, and the imagination - great!
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:iconshadowfoxxx:
ShadowFoxxx Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2007  Hobbyist Writer
Cute little manes on the rats. :nod: :+fav:
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:iconreirelight:
reirelight Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
I loves it, it rocks
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:iconakaikamiryu:
AkaiKamiRyu Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2007
WOW!!! that's an uber cool drawing!!!

I Really Like it!!
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:iconilikeshinyobjects:
ilikeshinyobjects Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the rats! And his hair...I wanna play with it. XD I want my own fire-breathing Dweire-rat! :heart:
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:iconhanyou-night:
Hanyou-Night Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
He actually looks really familiar, but i dont know where. This is really good. I love your work!
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:iconfallenkumori:
FallenKumori Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2007
Very nice. The level of detail is amazing. This would make a very good story.
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:iconcrim000:
Crim000 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2007
Ooh, fire... ^.^
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