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MisAdventures in DibbunSitting by Kelaiah MisAdventures in DibbunSitting by Kelaiah

This is a "title cover" so to speak for an upcoming fanfic that :iconchelonianmobile: and I are co-writing. Some time ago, we started chatting, and somehow we got onto the subject of what it would be like if Dingeye and Thura, the endearingly stupid comic-relief stoat duo from "Salamandastron," got roped into looking after the Dibbuns.

 

From there we started getting quite detailed on what could happen, and finally Chelonianmobile suggested we co-author this story, and the opportunity was too great to pass up. We've already written quite a lot so far, though I'm not sure when we'll be finished with it. It's just going to be a one-shot, though, albeit a long one. Hopefully you'll all find it entertaining when we finally post it (I'll post a link when we do :)).

 

Along the way, Chelonianmobile stated we needed to think of a title, and I ended up coming up with "Misadventures in Dibbunsitting," which is a reference to the movie "Adventures in Babysitting," which is a movie I have never seen. Although I have seen the cover for it, which served as inspiration for this drawing. :D:D:D

 

I know I've already drawn D&T before, but I wasn't satisfied with how they came out. Thankfully Chelonianmobile came to the rescue again when she sent me a link of an actual stoat playing. After studying that for a bit, I was able to come up with more stoat-like designs for our duo. So thanks, Chel! :D:D:D

 

Also, you may notice individual details about D&T: in my last pic, Dingeye had a scar over his left eye, whereas in this one its over his right one. I did that on purpose so it would be visible, AND because I thought it could be a funny reference to some Mel Brooks' movies like "Young Frankenstein" and "Robin Hood - Men in Tights." :giggle: And yes, Thura is wearing a pink headscarf and frilly apron. Why, you might ask? Well, that's something you'll have to wait and find out when we finish the fic. :D:D:D:)

 

Disclaimer: Dingeye, Thura, the Dibbuns and Redwall Abbey belong to the dearly departed Brian Jacques.

 

Enjoy, and God bless! :D:D:D:)

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:iconsuperraptor777:
superraptor777 Featured By Owner 2 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
These guys were awesome!:giggle:

Okay, so how did they get into this predicament?:giggle::)
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Kelaiah Featured By Owner 2 hours ago
:iconchelonianmobile: and I are still working on the fanfic that explains it all. ;):giggle:
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SpiritBird-250 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
So funny and cute. Aww 
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Kelaiah Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014
Thanks. :aww:
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SpiritBird-250 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
Welcome. Huggle! 
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OlderLocoBoy Featured By Owner May 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thats like me and my friend at a train show every flipping year trying to keep them from putting there paws on our layout.lol
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Kelaiah Featured By Owner May 31, 2014
:giggle::)
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OlderLocoBoy Featured By Owner May 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
lol
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SaraaLuna Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Ohoho, this is going to be good. I love some silly vermin comedic relief, especially from this pair.
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Kelaiah Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014

Heehee, thank you! :D:D:D I'm not sure when we'll be able to finish this, though hopefully it won't be for too much longer. It was Chelonianmobile's idea to post it on my ff.net account; I plan on making a journal announcement about and posting a link on this pic. Just to make certain everybody knows about it. ;):icondragonkekeplz:

 

But anyway, hopefully it won't fail to delight audiences. :D:)

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