TSE: Secret Santa for kat-the-dreamer Prompt 1: Aetius Dressing as Santa.TSE: Secret Santa for kat-the-dreamer by ShadowofLightning13
“I’m looking for a book,” the cunning axe-man said. “It’s titled, ‘To Kill a Redhead’,” he smiled at his own cleverness, but was dumbfounded when the oblivious teen actually began leading him to it. For one crazy moment he wondered, was there actually a book by that name?
In the next few minutes, the blundering redhead was unwillingly dragged off by Blue Dolan. Aetius was not too worried, if a bit annoyed. He was, however, amazed at the ditziness of the boy. He had concocted several plans to catch the boy unawares, including dressing as Santa Claus. He was all but prepared to use go forward with that scheme when Q had caught sight of Enel in the library. He reviewed his imagined scenario.
“Hohoho brat, what would you like for Christmas?” A jolly old axe-
It honestly felt like gimp 2.8/my laptop/the universe was doing everything in its power to stop me from completing this picture. But weeks later, it is done, so take that, universe!
This is supposed to take place during the two year time skip, when Apen ran away to escape from the pesky Enel. I was going to draw him with a grumpy expression, but then I considered all the irritating things that have been happening to him lately, and decided that maybe he liked sailing, or maybe he was thinking of Melly or something.
The colours are much brighter than I meant them to be, especially with how red the sail/boat is and how purple his shirt is, but I think they turned out well, oddly enough. The ship is not anatomically correct, so to speak, and I am very much aware of that, but I couldn’t (*cough was too lazy to cough*) find many good reference pics of American Rovers.