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Three dapper fellows by shingworks Three dapper fellows by shingworks

Just kidding, they're scalies. Three sceloporus; S. consobrinus, S. undulatus and S. woodi, being all old timey. I was thinking Lackadaisy Lizards the entire time I was painting this. Which, incidentally, was 2.5 hours, because I am going crazy trying to finish all my work...

Despite deadlines, I decided to do this anyways cuz its for my (doctor!!!) friend Adam, who has a paper coming out soon :) Its called "Population Sampling Impacts on Multilocus Species Tree Inference: Discordant Traces to Mitochondrial DNA Clade Boundaries in North American Fence Lizards (Sceloporus undulatus Species Group)." I read through it and understood about 50% of it, haha. Suffice to say its about sorting out different types of lizards using genetic analyses. But yeah, he's awesome and deserves dated lizards.

Also I think I need more art in my gallery that isn't mature T__T Everything has had boobs in it lately.

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Three dapper fellows by `alexds1 "It's easy to imagine this hanging on a wall of a café or a venerable saloon. Maybe they were the original business partners of the place or three close friends posing for a photograph. Whatever the reason, I simply love their jutting chins and the little touches like the pipe and monocle. These dapper lizards are decked out gorgeously." Definitely a well designed, and utterly classic portrait-style illustration. ( Suggested by GermanCityGirl and Featured by Katmomma )
funsizedOtaku Featured By Owner May 21, 2017  Student General Artist
GIF Steven Universe - So Cute! 
MayaBR Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Such handsomeness ûwu
kittoditto Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Student
These are the best furries I've ever seen. 
But no seriously, I do really love this! <3
katelenny Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012  Student Artisan Crafter
MasterBerry Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2012  Student General Artist
FabrykaImaginacji Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing :D
senshi-sun Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Why does this remind me of Frog and Toad?

I'm going INSAAAANE!
Meowlein Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cute Lizards. XDD
ivannabannana Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011
THAT is awesome!! =D
Great work!!
hanan109 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2011
I love this! These are some of my favorite kinds of lizards!
Zerna Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2011
Charmed, I'm sure. :iconisayplz:
Vmmc385 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
If I ever open a cafe, I will purchase a print of this, cut along the edges (to make it look like a ragged photograph), and hang it up. That's how much I love it.

And I'm not even close to opening a cage. XD
Oh, my fish are freaking out again. Completely irrevelant.
shingworks Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Vmmc385 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Too bad for my terrible business skills. :(
Joshua03 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2011
Nice piece.
Cliffto Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2011   Digital Artist
the style looks like Beatrix Potter, only this one isn't a rabbit :D
TheDinks Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2011
Treoth Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
so funny
ShifuYaku Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2011  Student General Artist
"Gentlemen...." :D
Arahiriel Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Professional General Artist
Hahahha, just toooo gooood! :D Reminds me of my frog picture. XD I am honest, I have NOT SEEN your picture before – thought it has so many similarities. XD I feel stupid … having done something that similar. XD
shingworks Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
I don't think they're too similar... after all, mine are lizards, and with more of a late 1800's theme :B
Arahiriel Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Professional General Artist
Phew! Glad to hear that. :D I just was like „Oh my … noooo, also on old paper!!“ XD But you are right, looking at it closely they are very different. ^^ I like the 1800 theme you used. :3
scatteredsun Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2010
Most venerable varmints, if I do say so m'self.
shingworks Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
But of course :)

Haven't heard from you in forever! Hope you're well!
flareblitz Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome! Awesome! Monocle! MONOCLE!

Salty-Fish Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I feel smarter just looking at them. :D
Kourinn Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2010
ribbit. mmmyeess ribbit ribbit. c:
PHarold Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes, yes old chap I do say that the Yen has taken a rather sharp downward turn.
But that is no need to panic,my good man.
We should go to the pub after,I should say.

The most sophisticated lizards just is so hilarious and yes the person in a post below me says they all look they should be saying "Quite" And I quite agree!
The sepia look is very fitting.
I want to go put a bowler hat on a lizard now.
KAZZAM-the-Great Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2010
This is so fantastic.
JazzinLyric Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
All of their expressions seem to be collectively saying: "Quite."

Gatcha Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my! What an absolutely dashing trio of gentlemen! :D

I really love them! :)
EatToast Featured By Owner May 30, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
quite dapper indeed! great job, they look awesome :D
brokenfriday Featured By Owner May 3, 2010
LOVE IT. Love your comic, but I'm also a herp-nerd, so this is the freaking coolest.

Of course, I'm a bit more partial to S. occidentalis and S. magister, since that's what we've got around these parts. ;)
shingworks Featured By Owner May 3, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
S. occidentalis and S. graciosus are my bread and butter! But my friend needed some east coast herps so there you go!
brokenfriday Featured By Owner May 3, 2010
Cannongirl Featured By Owner May 2, 2010
I bet you already know this, but "dapper" means "brave" in dutch, it looks so weird put together with english words!
I looked it up and realized it meant "neat". DANGIT.
shingworks Featured By Owner May 2, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
I didn't know that, actually XD Pretty cool!
spinachwrap Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2010
Adam's giving a lecture at OU this week and I saw this in the hall today on the talk advertisement poster and stopped and eyed it and was like "" and then confirmed my recognition by hunting through your gallery.

So yes. Strange convergence between real life and the internet.
shingworks Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Haha, awesome XD I'm glad to see that he's still using the image! I also made the animated lizards on his website :)
spinachwrap Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2010
He showed it on the screen during his talk too. :) Met him at the grad students and speaker lunch. Nice guy.
jumango Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2010
This is funny because I'm currently working with S. undulatus. I'm so glad someone loves lizards/reptiles and art!
shingworks Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome :D What kind of work do you do w/ them?

(But you know west side represents with S. occidentalis... I have lot more scelop art in the lizardy folder of my gallery, haha.)
jumango Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2010
oh wow, totally didn't see this until just now. so sorry for not getting back sooner.

um, studying the effects of hormones and the like on sexual size dimorphism (but im nothing much than an undergrad working as a lab assistant)
youngpilgrim7 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2009
the one with the monocle thinks he's classier that me -_- i've got my eye on you, lizard...
Ninjerina Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2009  Student General Artist
reptiles and amphibians in fancy attire is just about the best thing ever
shingworks Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
I have to agree!
meltyzombie Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2009  Hobbyist
brilliant :D
Drasus Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2009
Hahaha... Good show. :XD:
Neopaw Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2009
haha, awesomee. <3
anastasia21 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2009
Ooh,I like this very much!!Very well made,and I love their expressions!!
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