Dryad  by Lily McDonnell


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My entry for the New York Comic Con Design Challenge



Origin: Unknown

Age: Unknown

Description & Know Abilities:
-Female, plant-based life form.

-Seemingly immortal, rapid regenerating healing – if critically injured she can reduce herself into a dormant protective “seed”.

-Able to alter her form into that of any plant-like make-up. Shape changing can result in different mass and size.

-The spontaneous generation and manipulation of vegetation.

-Chemical attacks include toxins resulting in hallucinations, itching, paralysis, numbing and even death.

-More obvious defences include thorny spines, projectile barbs, superdense hard wood armour, trapping leaf cacoons and vines.

-Full extent of powers unknown…

Alliances: None

Classified: Rogue Threat


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I’m a Illustrator Artist Designer Crafter
based in Melbourne, Australia.

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I can be contacted at : lily(at)mybeautifulmonsters(dot)com

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  • shanamation
    shanamationalmost 3 years ago

    That’s really freaking cool Lily, love it :)

  • Thanks very much! :)

    – Lily McDonnell

  • AlessioML
    AlessioMLalmost 3 years ago


  • thank you :D

    – Lily McDonnell

  • Simon Sherry
    Simon Sherryalmost 3 years ago

    Great stuff Lily – love the art and the bio. One plant lady you do not mess with ;o)

  • Thanks Si :D
    I was hesitant about entering this comp right up until last night… but I decided I should finish the design and just see how it goes.

    I bet she could take on Tankfist in a fight ;)

    – Lily McDonnell

  • usanewyork
    usanewyorkalmost 3 years ago

    cool ) ian

  • thanks! :)

    – Lily McDonnell

  • Sturstein
    Stursteinalmost 3 years ago

    Sexy. I like it :)

  • Hopefully badass AND sexy? :D

    – Lily McDonnell

  • Yago
    Yagoalmost 3 years ago

    Love the motion and color of it.
    Just great for being Liked it and Tweet hit :O)
    Good luck.

  • Thank you very much! :)

    – Lily McDonnell

  • Simon Sherry
    Simon Sherryalmost 3 years ago

    Ha! I think Tankfist would be too distracted to put up much of a contest ;o)

  • haha Nature is beautiful ;)

    – Lily McDonnell

  • matthewdunnart
    matthewdunnartalmost 3 years ago

    This is fantastic, really nice linework, soft yet strong.

  • thanks very much Matt :D
    I’m almost tempted to a small sequential piece to show off how cool and diverse a powers likes these could be…

    – Lily McDonnell

  • Michael Alesich
    Michael Alesichalmost 3 years ago

    Awesome stuff. Right down to the font of the words. Great work.

  • Thanks Michael :) I am really happy you like the font – i was struggling to get it just so last night!

    – Lily McDonnell

  • Steven  Austin
    Steven Austinalmost 3 years ago

    Great stuff Lily, your line and figure work brings Art Adams to mind.

  • Thank you! That is quite a compliment! :D

    – Lily McDonnell

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