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A-Kon 26 Staff T-Shirt by Artraccoon
A-Kon 26 Staff T-Shirt
This is the artwork I did for the A-Kon 26(June 2015) staff t-shirt.   Aki is in the lead toting a sword, Uma jets about toting a really big gun, and two battle pods crewed by mice hover while a new Herobot rockets up ward.   Join the team, and fight the evil power from beyond the Earth! 
Pirate Fighter Pin-Up Art by Artraccoon
Pirate Fighter Pin-Up Art
On the hull of the ACA-80 Pirate Fighter is the bit of Pin-Up Art.  For your enjoyment here is a close up.  The lettering is different, but looks cool. 
ACA-80 Pirate Fighter by Artraccoon
ACA-80 Pirate Fighter
    This is an ACA-80 fighter, fairly common among the independent outworlds.  This example is used by the "Boro Cluster Pirate Gang".   ACA-80s are easy to maintain and modify. and fairly rugged craft.  The missile armament varies, but this example is packing the standard four 30mm pulse laser cannons, two 20mm projectile cannons, and two triple missile pylons packing MMM-4D missiles.  The Boro Pirates operate these fighters from two large mother ships, one an armed converted freighter, the other an old battleship from some defunct Outworld regime.   

Design notes:  This design was based very much on the  Nieuport-SNCAO ACA-5, a French super-light fighter project of 1939.  
RPS-41D ShadowRay Recon Elint Craft by Artraccoon
RPS-41D ShadowRay Recon Elint Craft
 The Interstellar Axis Space Force's top line recon and intelligence gathering craft.   Information is a key to success in battle and in galactic politics, and the need to gather up to date and accurate information is the reason for ships like the RPS-41D.  The RPS-41D( Recon/ Patrol/ Surveilence ) uses assorted types of sensors, electronic & hyperwave eavesdropping systems, and tracking systems.  With a crew of 3 to 6, depending on the mission, the RPS-41D is used to shadow threat forces' fleets, suspected pirates and other criminals, gather information on space traffic, map and scan local environments, eavesdrop on planetary communications, and even generally monitor whole systems.  Using various stealth features ,well thought out flight paths, and excellent piloting skills, the RPS-41D can be almost invisible.  For those times that trouble does find the RPS-41D, it has weapons for self-defense and to aid an escape.  It is armed with two twin 7.6cm Plasmabolt cannon mounts with wide forward arcs, two front mounted 4cm Pulse Laser cannons in ball swivels, and one aft firing 3cm twin Pulse Laser cannon mount.  The 45 meter wide RPS-41D has surprising speed and maneuverability for a craft it's size, almost on par with heavy fighters and attack craft.  The FTL system has a maximum range of an estimated 500 light-years between between drive coil reset and recharge( 7 HRS), at a speed of 6.9 light years an hour. Most of these stats have been obtained from Axis Fleet open sources and may not reflect actual operational statistics. 
GeeBee 2271 by Artraccoon
GeeBee 2271

Gee Bee 2271, the classic racer returns as CosmoRacer. Equipped with plasma drives, and grav coils, it's ready for the 2272 Palm Springs Circumlunar Rally.

This image is for the background of the Race Queen/ Gail Powers art piece I been working on and using in my little art method show and share series that can be found here on DA. I decided that the whole craft deserved to be seen on it's own before being relegated to the background in another art piece. 

  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: Two Steps From Hell
  • Reading: The Fountainhead
  • Watching: the news
  • Playing: 6mm tank painting
  • Eating: Stroganoff
  • Drinking: Sweet Tea
 Howdy!   On my "Artraccoon's Studio Page" on Facebook, I'm doing a series where I'm sharing a work in progress.  It's a loose step-by-step showing how I work on a piece of artwork. In this case a futuristic race queen posed on the nose of a racing aerospace craft parked at a show and race event. You all will see it from it's start as a BiC pen sketch, to inks, to digital colors, background development , to final I do it.  I'll try to do something daily on it, as time and work permit.  It's a glimpse into my process if you all are interested, and I hope you enjoy it.  Sexy redhead alert.   

You can get there from here...…


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Lee W. Madison
United States
Current Residence: Arlington , Texas
Favourite genre of music: Techno, Rock, Metal, and Classical
Favourite photographer: Bunny Yeager
Favourite style of art: Anime, fantasy, pin-up,& Sci-fi
Operating System: Windows
MP3 player of choice: none
Shell of choice: KwK43 L/71 8.8cm. Armor-piercing
Wallpaper of choice: A girl wearing only a cowboy hat & a smile
Skin of choice: female
Favourite cartoon character: Courage the Cowardly Dog
Personal Quote: Yes, I'm the A-Kon badge art guy!

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ShaozChampion Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2015  Student Digital Artist
i'm loving your gallery  ^^ Can't wait to see more =3
vmulligan Featured By Owner May 2, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Neat designs!
Orphydian Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist



I would love to feature the above list of your works in my freshly opened group. Its specialised on high detailed historical/fantasy military illustrations and it will host only the finest deviations and will gather some of the most talented artists.


I sent the requests. You have to confirm them.

You should also consider joining. Join requests are autoaproved.

(are these three dispalyed in grey scale becuase they are commisioned?):………………… (can you set the display to a bigger resolution?)
Artraccoon Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2015
Confirmed and thanks.
Orphydian Featured By Owner Edited Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
My pleasure

Can you set this dispaly resolution for the preview image a bit higher?…

The downloadd file is much larger

Man this would have been perfect for my group if it would have some guns…

Pls considering doing a military version of this in the future. If that happens pls. submit it to my group

So are those grey out because they are commisioned?
GourryGabriev25 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2015
Just curious do you post to your Fa account anything not posted here or is it the same?
Artraccoon Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015
It's generally the same, I probably post more here on DA than I do on FurAffinity. because of lots of non-anthro art pieces. 
GourryGabriev25 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015
ok just was not sure of there was stuff on there that is not here is all. been going through some links and such lately
hotbento Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015
Thanks for the fav! :iconsqueeeeplz:
MH11387sly Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015
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