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Tigerstar's death by Yolly-anda Tigerstar's death by Yolly-anda
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EDIT: See the evolution of this picture
sketch - [link] - detailed sketch - [link] - Lineart and colors - [link] - colors and background - [link] - background and shadings - [link] - Final version here

In a result of a poll, this is Tigerstar's death.
Most ppl wanted me to draw this scene from the Warriors, Darkest Hour. But some wanted me to draw a scene from my fanfic xD So I did both. This is Tigerstar's death from my fanfic. Nothing different, only some aditional characters.

From left to right:
-Front: Scourge, Tigerstar, Bone
-Middle: Bramblepaw, Tallstar, Firestar, Shadowfang(oc), Onyxpaw(oc), Cloudtail
-Back: Blackfoot, Russetfur, Darkfang(oc)

Ocs used -

This took a while: 3 days to complete. I wasn't able to finish this only in a day cause i'm pretty busy and I wanted to give it my all. I'm really pround of the results!! :heart:

About the picture
Yea, I tried my best to make as little mistake as I could but I wasn't able to. When I was done with the lineart, I realize a whole lot of mistakes there that I could have avoided.

Firestar looks... small. Thats one mistake that stings my eyes. I'm so sad, I should have been more careful.

Scourge is just perfect. I always imagined Scourge as an average sized cat (while being a bit smaller than the others) with long legs :D! I dunno why, I always imagined him with long legs and a sleek figurine. Plus, it would be impossible for a small cat to be able to cut from throat to tail tip an oversized, bulky tomcat like Tigerstar. Thats why I gave him long, rather massive legs.

The background was sooo long to do but sooo worth the time! I am very very pleased with the results. Btw, it's dusk. Not dawn. Thats why everything is pinkish and light blue. It has been a while since I've read the 6th book of the first serie (though I should in order to finish my fanfic xD) and I never realized the time this scene took place. So I went and looked at many pictures of Tigerstar's death. Some were taking place during nightime, daytime, rainy night, stormy night, etc. But none were during sunrise nor dusk. So I figured out I'd be the first one making it take place duing dusk.

Anyway, I hope you guyz enjoy :love:
Sorry took a while before I uploaded the picture. It was ready since yesterday xD but I wanted to submit the speedpaint first.

Onyxpaw/Darkfang Ellie~ (Me)
Shadowfang ~Arkanille
Warrior cats Erin Hunter
Made in photoshop cs 4
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Okay, this is my first Critique, but I'll try my best! :giggle: I don't really understand some of the stars (well, vision) so ignore them.

Lets start with the negative:

:bulletred: Tallstar's head looks slightly low on his body, and just looks a bit odd...

:bulletred: Cloudtail's paw looks a bit short and stumpy ( I don't know if it's meant to look like that :XD:), but it looks a little out of proportion.

:bulletred: I think I can just about see it, looking very closely, but you can barely see Bramblepaw's pupils.

Positive! :iconimhappyplz:

:bulletgreen: I LOVE the look on Scourge's face!

:bulletgreen: I love how the fur bristles on all the cats and the direction of how Tigerstar's fur has been ruffled.

:bulletgreen: I love how the blood has soaked into Tigerstar's fur :D

:bulletgreen: I absolutely love how the eyes glow on the BloodClan cats!

:bulletgreen: I also love how the apprentice is backing away and how it's back is arched!

I hope you find it fair :)
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231 out of 238 deviants thought this was fair.

Critique by Outer--Science Nov 12, 2011, 10:51:48 AM

Tigerstar looks a little too bulky to me

Tallstar's head is a little low on his shoulders

I can't see Bramblepaw's or Bone's pupil


Very well defined

Good positions for all cats especialy Scourge

I like the look on Scourges face and the glow in his eyes

Perfect amount of blood. Not too much not too little

The apprentice on the right looks just the right size and looks terrified.

All expressions look correct for the moment

Original because most pictures of his death are of him dying, not being dead.

I like how the cats are running away on the side

I get a sense of action, like all the cats are about to burst out in emotion

VERY Nice job!
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RunningWhisker Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2015  New Deviant
lol it looks so cool firestars just like AWW NU WE ALL DEAD
hopehammy Featured By Owner Edited Aug 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
firestar's eyes should be a light (like really light) green and the picture is awesome! (firestar is my favorite character and u made me like it even more!!!
he's so cute i just wanna squeeze him XD)
Mustachepuppy13 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
LOVE THIS!!:happybounce: :shuffelin: Happy Hop :Bummies: 
Mustachepuppy13 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist

can't see Bramblepaw's pupils
Tallstar's head is a little low

love the way you drew scourge!
the way the cats are slinking away is fabulous
the look on Firestar's face says it all
Love the whole picture!!
FutureZootopiaFan Featured By Owner Edited Feb 1, 2015  Professional Writer
I have 3 questions:

⚫️ Why did Rusty change his names so many times?

⚫️ Are some of the villains in the books sorry for their plans explaining their deaths?

⚫️ Who the heck should I ship rusty with?
Warrior cats change their names as their lives go on. Example: Rusty was his name when he was a house cat (Aka: kittypet) He became Firepaw when he became an apprentice ("paw" is always the suffix of apprentice names). Then he got his warrior name, Fireheart. Warrior names are determined by how they look or something they do upon reaching the proper age and completing the assessment. Leaders then get "star" as their suffix to signify them getting nine lives from StarClan.
I hope this helps, though I can't really answer your other two questions
FutureZootopiaFan Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Professional Writer
WWEGIrl101 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Student Artist
I love it! but hate tigerstar. not the one in the painting but in real life
RoxyThePrettyFox Featured By Owner May 7, 2015  Student Digital Artist
The real one? I'm not sure Tigerstar was a real cat, I know Firestar was. If you mean in the books, this is from the books.
growlvee Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
One word. Amazing.
SilverFrost29 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your an awesome artist! What program do you use? :D
prongsfan101 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Student Artist
gosh, this looks awesome. I can't believe scourge killed tigerstar that fast.
SpotpeltTheWarrior69 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
DAANG GIRL you do good
The-Chocoholic Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014
This is awesome!!!
Epiicalyx Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
by far the best tigerstars death pic!
Talon1223 Featured By Owner May 19, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I wishu made this lineart!
lilyface12 Featured By Owner May 18, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Awwwwwwww So sad he did not deserve to go like that 
Darkwolfofice Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful amazing I love warriors and I love this picture! :-)
moonawolf79 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Student Digital Artist
PokeGirl151 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome!!! I love it :happybounce:!!!
PercyJackson7 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014
Firestar looks so cute! And Scourge looks like a Halloween cat. :D Great job!
Cirma2626 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014
One question: when you submit art  (paintings) like this, do you say it has mature content? I ask becouse i do paintings like this and I don't know what to do when I submit they :(  And by the way I love this draw :)
Yolly-anda Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014
I guess if it's really gore? This one isn't too much so I didn't I think. But if there's a whole lot, yes I guess
Cirma2626 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014
Thank you so much :)
dragonfirefive Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cirma2626 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
Love it
SCOURGElover78 Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Student Artist
love it
scouragefan555 Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Articianlover101 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I only have one word for this EPIC!!!!!!!!!!! and also FAVORITE!!!!!
jlynne6974 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014
wow amazing!!! i love the book series and this is just amazing its the best fan art of tigerstar and scourage and the others and i love the coloring in it just amazing keep up the great work!!! :) and the blood that you put on there even better!!!! the best part is how you set the scene!!!! :D btw i think i spelled them right lol
SomeoneImSure Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That's awesome.
zebrafrog Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist

bramblekit/paw (dontremember so long ago I read that part o_o)

Anyways bramblkit/paw: OH SH*T

Cheedo6 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This is soooo bloody..... Yet cool at the same time! :D
twilightwolf102 Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2013
I loved the speedpaint! and the picture!!!
LunarKittyx Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013
This part was epic. *-*
Rosekitten23 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I remember watching the speedpaint awhile ago, before I had deviantART! Now I can see the picture and all of its glory...:)
ask--TAWNYPELT--ask Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013
That day I joined shadowclan for nothing but I couldn't leave then ugh it still gives me shudders
DuskIce Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013
I'm watching your speedpaint of it right now xD
HawktalonWindclan Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
animechick344034 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013
This is the most amazing fan art of tigerstars death i've ever seen keep up the great work :D I love how you made Scourge look hes SOOOO AWESOME XD. Brambleclaw looks so sad though....
NovaEevee45 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Go look at my tigerstar poll
Jullan11 Featured By Owner May 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Whats means ''OC'' ? Anyway so Epic nice drawing :D
LordInutaisho Featured By Owner May 27, 2013
It means "Original character"
sleepinqdevils Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013  Student Artist
This is so amazing! I saw the speedpaint on youtube! Your extremely talented! :D
ShadowClanForever101 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
am I the only one here who actualy liked Tigerstar?
ShadowClanForever101 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
but still great work! the cats are very well drawn and I like how their eyes glow! :)
Hawkshadow012 Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love it!!!i love it I love it I love iti love it!!!:)
WolfKidz Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
VERY nice!!! owo I LOVE IT!!!

PackOfFreakShade Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Awesome, watching the SP to this right now.
SianiiTheWolf Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
When I first saw this I was like: Woah. Legit shit here :D
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