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The Oncoming Storm by Saimain The Oncoming Storm by Saimain
My take on a darker version of the Doctor, the Predator, reminiscent of the Dreamlord or the Valeyard. A man who's been wounded one too many times, whose defenses have finally shattered under the guilt and pain and loneliness of centuries. He has finally turned his back on the universe, becoming the one thing he feared the most. The blood of entire worlds is on his hands, and there is no one left to stop him.

"See? This is what happens when you travel alone for too long." -Amy.


—Edit: quotes from The Name of the Doctor: “The Doctor lives his life in darker hues, day upon day. He will have other names before the end: Storm, the Beast, the Valyard.” “The Cruel Tyrant, the slaughterer of ten billion, the Vessel of the Final Darkness…”


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Trekkicat Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
now...THAT is my doctor ^^
my favourite one.
I am only beginning to watch the series and I love Matt Smith.
StitchinKat Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This is amazing! I wonder what Matt Smith himself would think of this, I've heard him say he'd like to play the Joker from Batman.....this would be a premonition of that I think!  I can't really see Eleven ever falling this far, but certainly Twelve could.  I will always think of Eleven as the eternal optimist, even as he aged a thousand years on Trenzalore protecting everyone there. The quote about "darker hues" is from the Great Intelligence, a man hardly objective about the Doctor. No, those who felt Eleven's wrath, they earned it. Like what Eleven said to Colonel Runaway "And when people come to you and ask if trying to get to me through the people I love! {he composes himself}... is in any way a good idea, I want you to tell them your name. Look, I'm angry, that's new. I'm really not sure what's going to happen now."  THAT is the Oncoming Storm! 
crazyman227 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2015  New Deviant Student Artist
ZOBIE MATT SMITHHeart Heart Heart Heart Love Love Love Love Love !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
magictimeymare12 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
omg this is so real looking, can u do the 10th and 9th too like 10th hearing the drums, and 9th with bad wolf?
hindered-escapist Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
the fact that you somehow managed to pull off eleven actually looking scary just blows my mind
roarylight Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015
medicus-stellarum Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Not gonna lie, this is sorta hot >_>
Nukasclaw Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
rababco Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's hard to imagine 11 so serious and frightening because he's generally so childlike, goofy and carefree. 10 on the other hand could be angry, scary and violent (it's like he was bipolar or something, he always seemed to either be in a state mania or depression. He was definitely the most emotional of all the doctors, but I haven't seen the old series so who knows?) 
Dragonjek Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
"There was a goblin, or a... trickster. Or a warrior.
A nameless, terrible thing, soaked in the blood of a billion galaxies.
The most feared being in all the cosmos. And nothing could stop it, or hold it, or... reason with it.
One day it would just drop out of the sky and tear down your world."
starfire-zorua Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Oh my Gallifrey, it's terrifying! (Yet so AWESOME!)
SilverTimberWolf Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow.  This is... terrifying.  In the best way possible. 
LonelyImmortal Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014
Holy crap! :o  *Hides behind couch*

This is how I imagine some of his enemies picturing him in their minds.
Dalek: The predator of the Daleks will be deployed.
The Doctor: You don't have a predator and even if you did, why would they turn off a force field for you?
Prime Minister: Because you will have no other means of escape.
Antaus Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Uh, at that point I run... really really fast
thegr8ninja Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014
Hi. Your work is absolutely marvelous. I'm developing an android game based on Dr. Who and would love it if you allow me to use this as the cover art. Please PM me 
Saimain Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much for asking first, but I will have to say no.  This is a rather dark and disturbing out-of-character scenario that I was just playing with--I would not want the Doctor to be seen like this, or promoted like this for a game.

(And if you are working on a game please note that The Doctor's name is "Doctor."  You cannot abbreviate it with "Dr." because it is not simply a title or a degree!  His name is Doctor.  The title of the series is Doctor Who, and it is a question--the oldest question in the universe.)  :)
Mani-Hime Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Student General Artist
Oh my gosh this is so hooooot *Q* :iconpervplz: :love:
BowtiesAreCool15 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
It is but I hate seeing him all bloody :icondoctorcryplz:
Mani-Hime Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Student General Artist
Yeah, same here.
wolfik007 Featured By Owner May 19, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I have been admiring this extraordinary painting for quite a time, but I just have to ask at last: what is the thing on his left wrist?
But really, the painting is so deep and creates so many thoughts and feelings. Every time I just have to look at it for a while...
Saimain Featured By Owner May 19, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thank you.  :)  It's a handcuff, or part of some other metal restraint that tried to hold him back.  His hand is bleeding because he physically broke it.
Thesayiantimelord Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hide  im just gonna hide
cat-in-the-web Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014
something that just came to me: i wonder who was in the fobwatch. since 11 doesn't actually have one.
cat-in-the-web Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014
wow... just wow... the painting and your description *is too speechless for anything else*
Usagi-Elric Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
WaterEnchanter Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Student General Artist
The Oncoming Storm was Tennant's nickname. Smith was called the 'Raggedy Man'. It's in the official 50th anniversary magazine.
BowtiesAreCool15 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
No it was Nines nickname
minime41191 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2014
Oh wow, this is incredible!
s-ketchhead Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so cool! Very impressive how you've changed his overall appearance but still managed to make it look just like him!
VoadorChama Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You have succeeded in making Eleven terrifying; I did not think that was possible. Fantastic work!
MadameHydra Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014
SelenaMiley Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Student Artist!Wink/Razz :D (Big Grin) 
27GreenStrawberries Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014
What the...? 
This is what I call drawing Love 
Aimka27 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014  Student General Artist
Doctor Dracula... very sexy Dracula :D 
IridescentCatalyst Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014
AmbreRosa Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh, wow...I love it. So dark and sexy!
polunochniza Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014
he... is... so... s-s-sexy here... *.* 
RoseOkami Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
If the doctor becomes this I will cry for the rest of my life :(
warman546 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
NessSolo Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013
Wow! I would love THIS version of Matt Smith's Doctor much more!! Great work!
LycanDrake2828 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2013
:frightened: Love Heart 
enchanteddust Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
BLOODY HELL! THIS IS AMAZING!:o (Eek) :happybounce: 
PonderingChibi Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
KaoriSilverMoon Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
...This is my new favourite thing on the internet.
Mugeenman Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Very nice, could I use this as a preview image to one of my literary uploads? I'll give credit of course :)
Saimain Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013  Professional General Artist
I would prefer that you did not use it for that purpose, but thank you for asking first!  I really appreciate that.  :)
Mugeenman Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Youre welcome
rrrNightingale Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013  Hobbyist
Wow, amazing!
Redemmo Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013
Great picture! Some critique, though: in the colouring process, you seem to have lost some of the detail and feel that I normally see in your work.
TheSneakyFawkes Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013
As scary and possible as this seems, I'd like to think, in my heart of hearts, that the TARDIS wouldn't let this happen, that she would force him to see sense before he went on a murderous rampage. She'd I d'know, lock him inside and use projections of Rose and River to talk him down before he hurt himself or others.
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