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Big Swan Logo by JemiDove

If you don't know where to start, head over to the "Official artwork and Character Bio" folder to find out more about the characters. bigswanclub.deviantart.com/gal…

Here for the story and comic? Start over here in Big Swan Chapter 1: Disappearance! bigswanclub.deviantart.com/gal…

Gallery Folders

Featured
Berura Walk by Axolotlet
Peatail by Stagasus
Official artwork and Character Bio
Bird bandits by JemiDove
[Big Swan] Ref 2016 - Owlia by JemiDove
[Big Swan] Ref 2016 - Scarlett by JemiDove
[Big Swan] Ref 2016 - Peatail by JemiDove
Multiple characters
Karektur interakshun by JemiDove
Commission - Peatail and Berura by tabiki999
Friends 120516 by JemiDove
Big Swan - Of Pots and Pans by JemiDove
Miscellaneous comics
Big Swan - Christmas comic by JemiDove
BS (old) A discontinued idea by JemiDove
[WIP] All Hail Sensei Tuskat by JemiDove
Big Swan Chapter 1 - Disappearance
Big Swan Chapter 1 Pg 9 by JemiDove
Big Swan Chapter 1 Pg 8 by JemiDove
Big Swan Chapter 1 Pg 7 by JemiDove
Big Swan Chapter 1 Pg 6 by JemiDove
Berura the Swan
What gives? by JemiDove
Serioush facesh by JemiDove
Warm up, cool down by JemiDove
[Big Swan] Ref 2016 - Berura by JemiDove
Peatail the Peacock
[Big Swan] Ref 2016 - Peatail by JemiDove
Axolotlet Birthday 2015 keychain by JemiDove
Bird-Flu by Axolotlet
Scarlett the Macaw
[Big Swan] Ref 2016 - Scarlett by JemiDove
[Test] [OC] Scarlett - Sketchbook on Galaxy Note 3 by JemiDove
Now with more colour by JemiDove
3000 KIRIBIAN WINNER by BubbleDriver
Owlia the Owl
[RP] jemidove [1/2] by Shalmons
[Big Swan] Ref 2016 - Owlia by JemiDove
.: Happy bday Jemi!! :. (2014) by ZKCats111
Plato the Platypus
[BS (old)] Plato and a dolphin by JemiDove
[BS] Plato the Platypus (bio) by JemiDove
Razor the Dolphin
Razor 110413 by JemiDove
Shuri the Cockatoo
Shuri 100114 by JemiDove
Tanyl the Cat
[BS] Tanyl the Cat (bio) by JemiDove
Villians
Bird bandits by JemiDove
Contest Entries
.: Contest entry for Jemi's :. by ZKCats111
Crossovers
[WIP] TF2 x Big Swan crossover by JemiDove
Jokes, memes, miscellaneous artworks
WIPs and scraps
Smooth brushstokes in photoshop by JemiDove
Old art and comics
[BS (old)] Ye ole sketch dump by JemiDove
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Big Swan, a comic series by me ( JemiDove ), used to consist of short comics starting from 2005, when I was 8 years old. Each issue was drawn based on real-life events, or from my imagination. The series' name came from the first character created, aptly named Big Swan, now renamed as Berura the Swan. Most of the cast are birds, which are my favourite animals.

However, as I grew up, I felt that my old short comics were inadequate - the stories ended as quickly as they started. Granted, they had a humourous charm to them, but I felt that my characters could be expanded upon. I felt that they would be better off on a big adventure, building stronger friendships with one another.

After redesigning and using some of my characters for school art projects and exams in 2010 & 2011, I vowed to come up with an action-packed, humourous story, which would last long enough to cover the length of at least 1 comic book. After numerous unsuccessful attempts (like Shuriken Chase fav.me/d5f09r7 , Journey of Misfortunes fav.me/d5f49wd , and several other traditionally-coloured comics) which were discontinued because they were tiring to draw and colour traditionally, I gave up.

However, when I became a Sonic the Hedgehog fan in 2011-2012, I got exposed to tons of beautiful fanart, which motivated me to draw fanart too, and be on par with those artists. My father bought me a drawing tablet :meow: After I uploaded some fanart, I drew my Big Swan characters digitally for the first time, and uploaded them slowly, afraid that people wouldn't be interested in my series.

After gaining a reasonable amount of popularity as a Sonic fanartist on deviantART, I decided to take the leap and plan out a proper Big Swan story, once and for all. I drew character bios and wrote information for each main character/villian of my series, to let my watchers familarise themselves with my characters. On paper, I scribbled out the script, speech, dialogue - you name it - for the first few pages. I was determined to let my series live on. In fact, be better than before. I do not want my childhood memories to fade away, neither do I want what spurred me on in my interest in drawing to be forgotten.

So here you have it - in this club, there are artworks done by other artists too, as well character bios and official artwork done by myself. And of course, the main comic itself. Chapter 1: Disappearance can be found here: bigswanclub.deviantart.com/gal… I hope that you will have a look at my series, and leave a comment or two about it! Each comment/favourite motivates me to draw more.

JemiDove
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*slowly creeps into journal while wiping dust away*

Hello fellow mortals. It is I, creator of the Big Swan comic, JemiDove. I was about to write a proper long journal, but I've been so out of touch with my watchers (and internet life) that I figured a mini-resurfacing here would be more appropriate for now.

Let's just say a lot of life-changing events have happened in real life, hence my inactivity... but today, I'm here to announce that there are huge revamps underway for Big Swan. I don't mean a complete reboot, but more like further development of my characters and world before I proceed with the comic. Though, it is likely that I will have to rewrite AND redraw the first chapter (which is all I've done so far, d'oh).

After I'm done with leftover fan art, I'll write a proper "I'M BACK FROM THE DEAD" kind of journal in my own account.

Also, there will be some shifting around of admins because of... well, relationships that I don't want to write in detail here. Both good and bad.

Anyway that's all for now, toodles!
-Jemi
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CardinalCompanion Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thousand page views!
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MackeyMaki Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
XD
Co-founders are brofisting again!
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JemiDove Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Well it looks more like Ven is placing his hands on Sonic's back. XD
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MackeyMaki Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, I show up as first co-founder on your screen. Interesting.
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JemiDove Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Looks like Hap is brofisting Sonic on your screen. XD
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myhappymemories Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Student Digital Artist
And you said i wasn't interested? xD
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JemiDove Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Oh you :iconohuplz:
:XD: thanks for joining~
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myhappymemories Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012  Student Digital Artist
PFFT YOU'RE WELCOME.
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JemiDove Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012  Student Digital Artist
:XD:
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BlueChaosRing Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you very much for the invite :la: I love your Oc's ;P Birds are awesome xD
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