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It's been 7 years since i created my main character Taratsu and she went through a lot of changes through all those years.

Here's a lil bit of history:
:bulletred: When i first created Tara she was just one of many unoriginal sonic fan characters of mine and her name was Katsumi...lol :o

:bulletred: a year later i decided to join DA and i thought i need a main character for myself so i decided to pick Katsumi out of 10 or 20 of my other characters XD I choose her since she was one of my favourite characters but i also wanted to redesign her and give her the name of my other character cuz i liked the name Taratsu more

:bulletred: Tara went through lots of hairstyles and outfits since then

:bulletred: after those couple of years of being a sonic fan character i decided it's time to move on and create my own style. I redesigned Tara again so she wouldn't look like a female Knuckles ripoff and i made her a doggie since i love dogs alot. From now on i made her wear different clothes everytime i was drawing her cuz i like designing cute outfits

:bulletred: then there was another big change. I gave her a light yellowish - peach fur color and different markings also i made her a different type of species, she was still a dog but i made her a mountain moon dog (and no that doesn't mean she comes from the moon XD) ....and it seems i was fascinated with multiple colored hair for some reason back then XD

:bulletred: after that she didn't change that much just a couple of different hairstyles and maybe a more lighter fur color

:bulletred: and finally Tara's current design the only thing that changed was her hairstyle.

Well that's the whole thing, so far i'm not planning on redesigning her anytime soon.

I would also like to ask you guys not to give me comments like "I liked the older Tara more" that's not the reason why i made this it's just to show how much she changed through all those years ^^; please respect that

oh and no critics i know what i did wrong and i don't need it pointed out to me

art and Taratsu (c) me
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:iconmoriyasu:
moriyasu Featured By Owner Edited Apr 5, 2015
was browsing your art for a specific character and happened to see this image. I remember the first one, actually. the olden days...
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:iconavengedritsuko:
AvengedRitsuko Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hehehe, the last one breaks the fourth wall XD
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mrWendybird Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013
I'm going to be honest, Taratsu is one of the prettiest-looking OCs I've seen here on DeviantArt. Even her earlier designs are lovely. Nice work here. :)
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:iconluna777:
luna777 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you so much it means alot to me
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:iconmrwendybird:
mrWendybird Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013
You're very welcome, ma'am. :D
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:icontannertucker12:
TannerTucker12 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013
Incredible!!!!!
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:iconbigacc:
BigACC Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
AMAZING!!!! THIS PICTURE IS AWESOME!!! Would you mind if I did something like this for my character?
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:iconkatriel12:
katriel12 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nice
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:iconin-the-night-sky:
in-the-night-sky Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2012
WOW
it change alot
and cute ;P
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:iconthetimelordmarshal:
TheTimeLordMarshal Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, just as well I'm a time lord. Time seems to be spilling before my very eyes!
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:icontwilightprincess4758:
twilightprincess4758 Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Student General Artist
this looks really cool!
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TwilightThe-Hedgehog Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2011  Student Digital Artist
WOW!!! She went from an echidna to a mountain moon dog cool!!!!
Um...i have a question what do u mean by u moved on to create ur own style. does that mean that tarutsu isn't a sonic character
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:iconluna777:
luna777 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nope she's not a sonic character
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:icontwilightthe-hedgehog:
TwilightThe-Hedgehog Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Oh! so what kind of anime show is she from
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:iconluna777:
luna777 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
she isn't from any anime show =/
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:icontwilightthe-hedgehog:
TwilightThe-Hedgehog Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Oh so that's what u meant by ur own style!! tarastu is so cute and pretty
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:iconmingling101:
mingling101 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011  Student
so cute love it :3
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:iconchelsea-chee:
chelsea-chee Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2011
I really like her current design a lot. I also like how you posted a timeline for us, showing her how she started out and where she is now. I also respect that you give her a new outift everytime you draw her. That's takes lots of creativity, and I really really think it's an awesome idea!
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1183398 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2011
omg SWEET
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:iconfatacus:
fatacus Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2010
keep her the way she is.
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:iconelastiboy:
Elastiboy Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow... This is really cool :D

I like this pic... Because it shows your progress and the evolution of your character and the way how you perfect your style... Just incredible the transformation :thumbsup:

Your talent impress me... Keep up the great work ^-^
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:iconluna777:
luna777 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you so very much
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Filecreation Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I always like to see things like this, a quick browse through a characters history and the changes it went through :3
IMO it shows the love and care the creator has for its character, and dedication to keep it alive~
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crazyj117 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
I like teh 5th and lastones the best, but they are all good drawings
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supermeneer Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2010
I like the middle one and the last one the best.
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irikaru Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2010
Thats so cool to know the whole history!! I think i met and knew you by the 4th tara design! :D I even remember drawing her several times hhaah!! And then i drew the newer tara in human form! I miss those days <3
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more-cool-than-u Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2010
they all look so cool :O
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:iconkyaniuchiha:
KyaniUchiha Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2010
I like the second one. She looks awesome!
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Sagethefox Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2010
This is AMAZING! she has went through alot. i wonder how character Archer and my other characters will change in 7 years... well, in 7 years, i shall make somethin like this then ^^
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:iconchisio-kappukeki:
Chisio-Kappukeki Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2010
This is gorgeous. I think it's amazing how she's changed so much, becoming more original and incredible every time. Great job~!
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lovexparody Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Heh, I remember the second version of Tara! :) I love the one you have now. She's too adorable! My character has undergone some vash evolutionary stages but it's not illegal. XD Mine was also from a sonic character.
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Sorain26 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2010  Student General Artist
Awesomeness
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:iconspdy4:
spdy4 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
7 Years later we still love her XD
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MeckelFoxStudio Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh I love watching character evolution =3
it's so amazing to watch them change through the years
Taratsu is a sweet character, she is so cute and very original. :heart:
You did a wonderful job on this!:D :star::clap:
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HyritWolf Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2010  Hobbyist Filmographer
and here I am, only thinking that her boobs went from normal to big to normal to average big :XD: *slappedinface*

No, really, I like this sort of things! its always nice to see character development....or in this case evolvement :D

She was purple at first? I never knew that :hmm: still, she was indeed just your regulair sonic chara, though even you have to admit she at least stood out in the crowd.

THe second one has a pointy nose X3 otherwise, she looks fine :)

The third is where I started watching you I think :) I at least remember seeing pics of her like that in my mailbox...

I think in this pic I really like the fourth one's pose best....the thong and butt came out perfectly =3 *smackmurderkilled*

You know the last three have pretty much a lot in common, this mostly due to the fact they all have the same fur colour for starters... and the happy go lucky smile is still active till this day, which is a smile trademarked by you XD

I like it :) I did something like this a long time ago...perhaps I should do one again...though in my comic [link] you can also see his development
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RMsupersonic Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
whoah pretty cute!!!!and good style!^_^
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AkatsukiDemon Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like to see these kinds of things, it's so neat to see how a character grows over time until an Artist is content with there design. The way a character grows WITH the artist, i love it, i should do one of these haha. but i don't think i could, i have ONE chara i've had for about fiiive years now, and she hasn't changed a whole aweful lot
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GothicKitta Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2010
She's definitely changed! Last one is my favourite though. First looks more like Julie-su but I love the second one even though she does look like Knuckles xD
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DCLeadboot Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Heh, sweet! :aww: She certainly came on a looooooooong way!
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Nadoka-Bei-Fong Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2010
well im sorry. but i must say i injoyed learning this part of information of u. and i was awesome to see the changes of time. i hope to some day be aboul to do this. and ur avi is the cutiest!!!!
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Hakunaro Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I always find it interesting to see how characters and artists improve over time. =D
And wow, she made a lot of changes (in a good way). ^_^
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JustinDurden Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
You neglected to mention the sleeper sofa.
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:iconvedrit:
vedrit Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2010
Its always interesting to see how characters, and the artist who made them, evolve over the years
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popstck Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2010  Student Digital Artist
I think it's so cool to look back and see how far your character has come; even on the color wheel, she practically went all the way to the other side |D

I think the coolest thing is that I like each frame more than I liked the last.
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Blitz-the-Hedgehog Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2010
Quite the evolution of a character.
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AlloyRabbit Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2010
heheh, very nice ^^ my characters have gone through similar changes, and are continuing to do so.

i remember the Tara, second from the left. XP when you first joined DA that is~. =P

*leaves a bag of oranges* >w>
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:iconkumono:
kumono Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2010
Awsome job on the pick I hope to see moe in the future
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:iconcosmeon:
Cosmeon Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2010   Digital Artist
That's some changes there girl! AND A LOT if you ask me! >W<
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:iconkittizak:
kittizak Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hooray for leggins~
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Axe-Canabrava Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
She looks progressively more huggable with each iteration >w<
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