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Donovan | Darkness by Grypwolf Donovan | Darkness by Grypwolf
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Last time was Crott. Now we have totally different kind of a fucker as our target! Long story short, reference sheet for my favorite boy.
DONOVAN aka DARKNESS       >>>

>> Likes when he is called Darkness, even if his real name is Donovan (= little dark). This weird habit may be derived from the fact that he has completely pitiful imagination. He thinks Darkness sounds more cooler than his original name.
>> 5,2 ft / 160 cm
>> Lets just say that he needs a diet.

There is so much story behind this guy, i don't exactly know where to begin. Not going to spoil everything of course. Basically you could call him a wolf, if asked about his species, but no wolf has such a heavy build as he has. So he maybe something related to wolves. In the world he lives at the moment, his most important daily tasks is to keep some company for a female dragon stuck in human body. I am talking about Thea of course. His job contains some fun too. Like, harassing innocent employees (like Dannsey) at the mansion where They all live happily together, cleaning up dead human corpses and getting rid of occasional vermin invasions. Especially Donovan enjoys killing, eating, biting and scaring, but then has his calm side too.
Most of the time he appears to be grumpy. snarly, over-sized wolf drooling all over the places but he has grown with Thea - adores her and has learned to be something you could even call gentle. He is her ears when she sleeps, her teddy bear when she needs some comfort or fur where to hide some tears. He is egocentric, smells bad and sheds tons of fur, but has a heart. 
When attacking someone you might be surprised by his agility. He is not fast, but is able to make amazingly swift turns. You should be afraid of the brutal way he uses his size and mass.

>> Darkness has this another design of his. it is old, but is in use and if someone likes it better than this, I don't mind.
Darkness Timeline by Grypwolf 
There is completely different and more complex story for when he looked like that. From that time he has a lot more scars and memories. He has 5 pups. Randandel, Efrail, Via Karelia, Felisia and Ardent Fleur and grandson Dwalen. He has a wife, Verily.
>> He don't have wings on this new design, but I don't mind if someone designs them to him.
>> His eyes glow. it is not a mistake to draw his eyes without glowing tho.
>> Most likely I will add here stuff when something needs to be pointed out. ^___^'
Donovan and art (c) Grypwolf 2014
Special thanks for Saiccu and Riskikoi for helping me to get D look like he should look.

Defy me by Grypwolf Lost in the dark by Riskikoi First world problems by Grypwolf Darkness by Thewolfanddragongirl
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Pikku-Rotta Featured By Owner 10 hours ago   Writer
Nyt kun vihdoin väritän tätä kuvaa en voi olla miettimättä minkä näköinen Dwalen olisi tällä kuvioinnilla...
Grypwolf Featured By Owner 2 hours ago  Professional Digital Artist
;D Musta tuntuu et me ollaan mietitty sitä joskus aikaisemminkin. Se vois olla tosi hyvän näköinen!
SodaCat16 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Student General Artist
hottie alert watch out
Kaandycake Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
can i draw this character?
Grypwolf Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Yes you can.
Kaandycake Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Valixy Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014
Love him! <3 Can't wait to draw this guy
Grypwolf Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
lku ku ku ku ;D <3 have fun!
Enaxn Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I LOVE love this rehaul of him! I love his BODY SHAPE so much omfg.  I love big strong thick characters omg I can totally see him ramming himself into a wall or something omg.  LOVE his colors too!  I love that shade of brown and all those snazzy black stripes and that you kept that sorta beard thing too on his chin. Omg I want to draw him someday really badly <___<.  YAS I approve! Fantastic rehaul! He's so handsome! :heart:!
jypg Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Student Digital Artist
hnnng that fur *w*
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