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Hey guys! just posting to let you all know that I will be at Comikaze this weekend with a very limited supply of The Secret Life of Crows #3, the final issue. Also other things, but yeah. see you there, I will be at table AA1512.
  • Listening to: shpongle
  • Reading: the doomsday vault
  • Watching: merlin
  • Playing: Civ 5
  • Drinking: coffeecoffeecoffeeredbullcoffeecoffeecoffeecoffee
The Legend of Oz The Wicked West 23 by ToolKitten
The Legend of Oz The Wicked West 23
a close up of a kalidah from OZ.

this cover was first done in watercolor, pastel chalk pencil, colored pencil, ink and white acrylic. Then it was taken into photoshop for a little background and touch up.
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Hey Everyone,

I have great news! My Creator Owned Series 'The Secret Life of Crows' is Now Available for purchase as a Digital Download on Deviant Art!!!!

You can Purchase each Volume Individually for 400 Points or the :star:Complete Edition:star: for 800 Points!

Hope you guys enjoy it! :)

EDIT: To my peeps on deviantart, I have just changed the price of The Secret Life of Crows Complete edition to 800 points down from 1000. I realized that to those of you without points, you could only buy in increments of 800 or 2000 points. Plus, I love you. Thanks Heart

issue 1 The Secret Life of Crows  Volume 1 by ToolKitten

issue 2 The Secret Life of Crows  Volume 2 by ToolKitten

issue 3The Secret Life of Crows - Volume 3 by ToolKitten

all 3 The Secret Life of Crows - Complete Edition by ToolKitten
  • Listening to: shpongle
  • Reading: the doomsday vault
  • Watching: merlin
  • Playing: Civ 5
  • Drinking: coffeecoffeecoffeeredbullcoffeecoffeecoffeecoffee
To my peeps on deviantart, I have just changed the price of The Secret Life of Crows Complete edition to 800 points down from 1000. I realized that to those of you without points, you could only buy in increments of 800 or 2000 points. Plus, I love you. Thanks :heart:

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Nei Ruffino
Artist | Professional | Varied
United States
A professional penciller working on comic covers for companies like zenescope and big dog ink, as well as a professional colorist for DC.

Tools I use for drawing are a mechanical drafting pencil and HB lead, tools for coloring are Intous 5 medium and Adobe Photoshop CS6
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Hey guys! just posting to let you all know that I will be at Comikaze this weekend with a very limited supply of The Secret Life of Crows #3, the final issue. Also other things, but yeah. see you there, I will be at table AA1512.
  • Listening to: shpongle
  • Reading: the doomsday vault
  • Watching: merlin
  • Playing: Civ 5
  • Drinking: coffeecoffeecoffeeredbullcoffeecoffeecoffeecoffee

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RobTWolf:iconrobtwolf:
Everything you've done is amazing... correction* AMAZING! lol I think I've damn near favorited everything, and it definitely deserves it at the least - Keep up the excellent work! You're one of my faves
Fri Jun 6, 2014, 5:53 PM
REFLEX76:iconreflex76:
LOVE YOUR WORK!!
Sun Jan 5, 2014, 7:43 AM
DolphinCry:icondolphincry:
Amazing works! :clap:
Tue Oct 8, 2013, 9:54 AM
Emiko-Fubuki:iconemiko-fubuki:
Is so amazing you're art, ToolKitten.
Thu Oct 3, 2013, 6:46 AM
PdPatty:iconpdpatty:
You are such a Talent dear,, your art is beautiful, sensual,,,quite stunning
Thu Sep 26, 2013, 10:55 AM
sugahroc:iconsugahroc:
I love to see women who can get down and dirty with some ink! What else can I say except, your work is bad booty! ;) Now to click the watch button...
Wed Sep 18, 2013, 6:07 AM
loosewires:iconloosewires:
where can I find a list of your published works in comics so i can buy a copy
Thu Sep 12, 2013, 11:09 AM
JokerX2011:iconjokerx2011:
Hi, I have seen that you will be in Essen (Comic Action) in October, do you already know on which date exactly?
Fri Aug 16, 2013, 5:44 AM
thespaceman63:iconthespaceman63:
nice
Wed Aug 14, 2013, 6:12 AM
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Very nice work!!
Wed Jul 24, 2013, 4:38 AM
punkyitz:iconpunkyitz:
:bulletred:Box!
Wed Jul 17, 2013, 10:19 AM
Naytw:iconnaytw:
Missed you at the Denver Comic Con this year. Maybe next year?
Tue Jul 2, 2013, 10:11 AM
GentlyDangerous:icongentlydangerous:
Caught the live stream this morning, Nei. Thanks for that, really enjoyed seeing you work. Looking forward to the next one.
Sun Jun 16, 2013, 12:16 PM
WhiteLynx57:iconwhitelynx57:
Every pic you have is a whopping punch of awesome to the brain case! Your work looks like something in every major comic book out there! Lurve it, lurve it. Keep it up, I'd love to see a full set of your zodiac covers.
Sat Jun 15, 2013, 6:33 PM
RondineYamamoto:iconrondineyamamoto:
your artworks are really amazing, i really adored you so much... :)
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:iconthep4gan:
TheP4GAN Featured By Owner May 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
For some it's quantity over quality,  vice versa for others, but for you it's BOTH! O_O
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:icondb8coach:
db8coach Featured By Owner May 28, 2014
Do you do pencil commissions?
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:icontoolkitten:
ToolKitten Featured By Owner May 28, 2014  Professional General Artist
i dont take commissions right now, no.
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orionlukteel Featured By Owner May 27, 2014
Congratulations on getting the Secret Life of Crows out there. Thank you for sharing its progress. It looks amazing!
Can't wait to see what's at your table in Phoenix next week. See you there!
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:icontoolkitten:
ToolKitten Featured By Owner May 28, 2014  Professional General Artist
see you there!
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:iconorionlukteel:
orionlukteel Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014
It was awesome to meet you again, can't wait to read both issues straight through! Thanks for not selling me the display copy ;)
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Harry-Botter Featured By Owner May 27, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I love the Grimm Fairy Tales Comic and Unleashed , it would be so fantastic , when more bad werewolves appear in this comics!


You have an fantastic style and make so much wonderful Artwork 
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:icontoolkitten:
ToolKitten Featured By Owner May 28, 2014  Professional General Artist
thanks!
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:iconthestralwild394:
ThestralWild394 Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Your art is as amazing!
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:iconmichaelsalamone:
michaelsalamone Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Do you still do tattoo work? I'd do just about anything for even the smallest sitting with you at the Denver Comic Con this year. It would be the best souvenir ever.
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:icontoolkitten:
ToolKitten Featured By Owner May 28, 2014  Professional General Artist
i dont, nope. its been almost 9 years.
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:iconold-marcie1234:
Old-Marcie1234 Featured By Owner May 16, 2014
I honestly don't think you know how to draw women. And I find your "Native" girls ridiculous.
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:icontoolkitten:
ToolKitten Featured By Owner May 28, 2014  Professional General Artist
i dont think i know how to draw anything. im just constantly learning.
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:iconold-marcie1234:
Old-Marcie1234 Featured By Owner May 29, 2014
Oof. Just don't learn it from comic books.
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:icontoolkitten:
ToolKitten Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014  Professional General Artist
ive never done that, i am adamantly against trying to learn how to draw from other art and not just life. i have my own tastes, though.
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teztiment Featured By Owner May 13, 2014
Do you do commissions? 
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:iconsetophis37:
setophis37 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014
Wonderfull job, really like the shadows and lights. Many many thumbs up!!
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LordDaemon785 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014  Professional Writer
I love your work, never favorited so many pictures in one go from anybody here on DA before :)
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jaynesbrothersue Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014
I'm sure you've heard this before but I'll say it again; You're amazing!!!!!!
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:iconimfragrance:
imFragrance Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014   General Artist
Are you a freelancer ? (:
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:icontoolkitten:
ToolKitten Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Professional General Artist
yeppers
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:iconimfragrance:
imFragrance Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014   General Artist
cool. i thought colorists worked full time : )
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:icontoolkitten:
ToolKitten Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Professional General Artist
most of the time they do, but i create mainly full images, not so much a colorist.
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Briannabater Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Professional Photographer
I really love your work!!
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TheNerd-ette Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014
An image thats said to tell you if used was used here 
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Thankyou ;)
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