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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.

DON'T BE ALONE, DOCTOR!

—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…”

THIS PAINTING IS NOW LEGIT, GUYS!! @___@

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:iconmedicus-stellarum:
medicus-stellarum Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Not gonna lie, this is sorta hot >_>
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Nukasclaw Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:superlick: 
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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?) 
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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."
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starfire-zorua Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Oh my Gallifrey, it's terrifying! (Yet so AWESOME!)
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SilverTimberWolf Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow.  This is... terrifying.  In the best way possible. 
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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.
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Antaus Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Uh, at that point I run... really really fast
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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 
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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.)  :)
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Mani-Hime Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Student General Artist
Oh my gosh this is so hooooot *Q* :iconpervplz: :love:
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BowtiesAreCool15 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
It is but I hate seeing him all bloody :icondoctorcryplz:
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Mani-Hime Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Student General Artist
Yeah, same here.
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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...
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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.
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Thesayiantimelord Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hide  im just gonna hide
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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.
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cat-in-the-web Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014
wow... just wow... the painting and your description *is too speechless for anything else*
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Usagi-Elric Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh
my
god
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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.
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BowtiesAreCool15 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
No it was Nines nickname
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minime41191 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2014
Oh wow, this is incredible!
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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!
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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!
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MadameHydra Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014
*Hides* 
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SelenaMiley Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Student Artist
So...cool!Wink/Razz :D (Big Grin) 
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27GreenStrawberries Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014
What the...? 
This is what I call drawing Love 
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Aimka27 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014  Student General Artist
Doctor Dracula... very sexy Dracula :D 
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IridescentCatalyst Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014
Wow!
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AmbreRosa Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh, wow...I love it. So dark and sexy!
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polunochniza Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014
he... is... so... s-s-sexy here... *.* 
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RoseOkami Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
If the doctor becomes this I will cry for the rest of my life :(
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warman546 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
The DOOM-BRINGER
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NessSolo Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013
Wow! I would love THIS version of Matt Smith's Doctor much more!! Great work!
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LycanDrake2828 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2013
:frightened: Love Heart 
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enchanteddust Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
BLOODY HELL! THIS IS AMAZING!:o (Eek) :happybounce: 
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PonderingChibi Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
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KaoriSilverMoon Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
...This is my new favourite thing on the internet.
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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 :)
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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.  :)
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Mugeenman Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Youre welcome
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rrrNightingale Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013  Hobbyist
Wow, amazing!
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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.
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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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AyalaAntoinette Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2013
Uuh, this darker version is REALLY hot ;D
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TheLadyFirenze Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013
Hadn't doubted you for a second!
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Rixtm Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013
You think maybe you could make, like, a really lighthearted painting in which everyone lives and everybody's fine and happy and healthy and all that good stuff?
because it appears you have the gift to paint and BBC makes it so. First this, then Eleven regenerating... Do not squander this gift...
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Saimain Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013  Professional General Artist
Have you seen my other Doctor Who pieces in my gallery?  Most of them are light-hearted, some funny, some romantic.  :)
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dark-chocobo Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
...I want my mommy....

XD
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AlekPixi Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013  Student Writer
Amazing - you managed to capture the scary side of Matt Smith, which is quite a feat! In love with the light and colors on this one! :)
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