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Update:  The picture to the left has a new title and writeup:  'Avatar -100 Greatest Female Fight Pictures.  The original writeup and title still are current with the initial upload: 'Stag At Sharkey's - Redux'.  The following is the writeup for the comments section of a rendering that was uploaded on July 5th, 2009.
‘Stag At Sharkey’s – Redux’.  This is a stunning masterpiece of female combative art, and in my opinion sets such a standard that there may be other’s that perhaps may be its equal, but none that can surpass such a creation.  It has taken almost a year from start to finish to complete this rendering, and it was worth the wait.  It was done by a French artist who goes by the name of MikeG, or as he signs off his latest e-mail to me incorporating my latest tweaks:  Mike.  The framed 4 feet x 3 ½ feet rendering on artists canvas hangs on my house wall.  Redux is from the Latin word ‘reducere’ (bring back) and in English means: ‘brought back, restored’.   In this case the inspiration for this work was another masterpiece painted by the American George Bellows in 1907 titled: ‘Stag At Sharkey’s’.  The same pose, and are you ready for this, the same fight outfits with the same colors, of those two male boxers are hereby brought forward into the 21st Century and updated to a modern boxing ring, with two female boxers in their stead.  And the referee has also been changed to a woman.  After all, this is the era of equal opportunities.  And that is as it should be.  To reiterate, our intent was to try and be faithful to both the pose and spirit of the Bellows work. We have updated the changing American mores by substituting women boxers for men fighters, and yet clothed them exactly as the men depicted in the ring. Concerning the referee, we have evoked a bit of artistic license. As a favor I ask each one of you to please Google: George Bellows 'Stag at Sharkey's' to view the comparison.

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Drew Hammond
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Eating Leather Too’, by Gavin Michelli. What we have here is a major masterwork by a major talent. This is a case whereby art begets art. The model for this rendering was an illustration done years ago by another major talent by the name of Robert A. Moody, who went by: RAM. However, that is what he went by in his early period. Later, when he changed is illustrative style he went by: Rumbler. And that is the name he used when he did the illustration that inspired this painting to be created. I’ll upload the Rumbler work next week. Gavin did an earlier work for me titled: Eating Leather’. Now it becomes clear of how the current title evolved. The college English Majors will immediately pick up on the fact that ‘Too’ should be ‘Two’, since it’s the second picture with the same theme. Well, I’m invoking poetic license here by using: ‘Too’. The original of his work, which is framed and hanging on a wall in my house, measures 2 1/2 feet wide by 2 feet high. From the start the artist and I worked to make this a major work, and one way is to have a ringside crowd watching the action. The previous work he did for me was intended to be more intimate, and as such, smaller; with no crowd. The following was written about the previous work, but much of it is apropos as relates to this one:
“The title is: ‘Eating Leather’, and was created by Gavin Michelli. What we have here is a minor masterpiece by a major talent. Minor, as differentiated from some of the epic masterworks I’ve uploaded onto the ‘DA’ Site. It measures 2 feet x 2 feet square – Not the big 3 footers of the epics. As any woman will lie, size doesn’t matter, and in this case it doesn’t. What does matter is compacted in this tight rendering, and visually rings true about the bloody brutality of female boxing, mixed in with tongue-in-cheek humor (look at the snarl on the Blonde’s face); over-the-top sexuality (forget the bare breasts – look at the excited clits that are outlined in the boxing trunks); great attention to detail (the stitching and laces on the boxing gloves); dramatic POV (Point Of View) of not one, but two boxing gloves heading toward the viewer’s face; and finally the bold colors. I commissioned Gavin to make visual what was in my mind’s eye and he did it magnificently. Needless to say he does commissions and is a joy to work with. His patience is boundless, which has to be, working with me. I’ve never had an artist work for me, I have always tried to have them work with me. This rendering is a perfect example.”
As I said, Gavin does commissions. His Deviant Art Site is: gavinslayer.
Well, ‘Nuff said. So I hope that you ‘Too’ will enjoy this remarkable work. I have. And do. Drew. His Link: gavinslayer.deviantart.com/

Current Residence: L.A. California & Lihue Kauai Hawaii
Print preference: The King's English Language
Favourite genre of music: Classical & R&R & Jazz - Hate Rap
Favourite photographer: Me
Favourite style of art: Renaissance & Classic & Romantic & Modern
Operating System: My Negress Girlfriend
Shell of choice: Fiberglass - 2001 6 Speed Stick 350 HP Corvette
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Relationship Skills:Care Enough To Send Your Best

‘Relationship Skills: When You Care Enough To Send Your Very Best’.  Poster by: Emma Cook and Drew Hammond.
This is the full title as the DA title block doesn't have enough slots for all the words.

Boxer fella (Sports) by Ehsartem 

Concerning this render Emma wrote the following via ‘DA Notes’ to me:
“Drew, glad you like my comments on our various works.
As to the ‘Relationship Skills – To Send Your Very Best’:
Here we have two stunning women engaged during ancient times in brutal combat. It looks as if this may have been one of the first blows to land in this Women’s Greek Olympic contest; as there is no sign of any injuries on either fighter – Yet.
Which means that both of them were still fresh. That right hand blow to the face will have had all the woman’s power behind it and her opponent’s expression tells you how much pain that blow has caused her.  And not only physical pain.  She must have been stunned to be taken off guard so quickly. This will have sapped her confidence right from the start.
The ultimate question will now arise on if she will be able to regain her composure, or is this the start of a vicious humiliation?
To eventually be knocked flat on her back in ignominious defeat in the dirt of a Greek arena.
I’d better not go on, as I have a propensity to fantasy, and in the doing to embellish the picture into an extended story that will go on. 
And on. 
And on.
That is what makes so many of Drew’s pictures so exciting – Be they humorous, or brutal, because each one of them have the potential for further thought and imagination.
In this case it seems Drew’s humor has taken on a serious tone.  Which is typical of Drew.”

In her questions, and conclusions, Ms. Emma Cook doesn’t miss a thing.  Nor does she hold back about that which she feels passionate about.
However her insight goes beyond passion.  In her current comments she reveals she has soul.  Not the sole soul most of us have – She goes beyond that.
I so wish I could have such depth.
And such patience.

Moving on:
There is this female artist in England who has one of the most outrageous sense of humor imaginable, but you don’t have to image it – This because she makes it visual.
It all started when I saw the following by her: Visual link:  LINK:  Personal skills - handbags by lowblowemma
She titled it:  ‘Personal skills – Handbags’.  And in her ‘DA Artists Comments’ section she wrote:  “Always make sure you know where to find your handbag if you need it in an emergency.”

This is a piece of classic ‘English Dry Wit’.  There is even a definition of this type of humor of and by a people known as British, and is from my own copy of the ‘Oxford English Dictionary’: ‘Droll’ – Having a humorous, whimsical, or odd quality.  Curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement.’
Well, there is no getting away from we Americans viewing the British as a bit odd, and they seeing us as a bit bizarre.  Especially our American politics, as of late.
Anyway, I sent her the following via her ‘DA Viewers Comments’ section:

From: drewhammond – April 12, 2016:  As an ex-pilot I think this is a really clever picture.  Your sense of humor is superb.  I got a good laugh from this, and although she is flying an Air Force transport, and not a jet fighter, she is flying – And that's one of the greatest sense of personal freedom a gal needs to experience.  Drew.”

The following shows you can’t please everyone:

From:  troysanders1 – September 3, 2015:  “Sorry, but, this looks really stupid and ugly.”

Reply from: drewhammond – September 4, 2015:  ”First, that person isn’t ‘Sorry’, and second, they simply ‘Don’t Get It’.”

Anyway, she goes by Emma Cook, and her DA Main Site is:  ‘lowblowemma’.
Ms. Cook has three poster groupings: ‘Love Is’, ‘Relationship Skills’, and 'Personal Skills'.  

So I sent her a ‘DA Note’: “We have got to get together and jointly create some additional 'Love Is' and ‘Skills’ posters. Drew.”

Via ‘DA Notes’ she replied:  “What a compliment.  I'm afraid I've neglected that album. I do have a few more that I have not submitted, but they are based on photos that are 'owned' by people on DA, and I have learnt how touchy some people are, for themselves and for others. What did you have in mind?
Emma.”

From Drew: “What I have in my bizarre mind is we first take one of your 'Relationship Skills’ poster frames and place the following illustration in it and we title it: ‘Relationship Skills: When You Care Enough To Send Your Very Best’.”
The following is the visual link to the illustration I sent her which I had originally titled: 'Greek Boxers - 2,500 Years Ago’:  LINK: 

Greek Boxers - 2,500 Years Ago by drewhammond

Then I concluded with: “Finally we use another one of your 'Relationship Skills’ poster frames and place the following illustration in it and we title it: 'Relationship Skills: Both Partners Viewing The Relationship With A New Perspective’.”
The following is the visual link to the illustration I sent her which I had originally titled: ‘Paradise View - Catfight'.  LINK:

Paradise View - Catfight by drewhammond

Moving on – Yet again:
How we got together is not too long ago I blundered into the following, which she titled: ‘Personal skills - Viewed From All Angles.’
Here is the visual link to this astonishing picture: LINK:   Personal skills - viewed from all angles by lowblowemma
And that did it.  I was hooked onto her outrageous sense of droll, as well as erotic, humor.

After that I sent her a note suggesting we get together and do some humorous posters together.

Emma answered: “It doesn't look like you need my help, Drew. You're doing fine by yourself.”

To which I replied: “No, I'm not doing fine at all. I don't have the knowledge to combine a photo with a 'Love Is' format box. So I'll just accept your blowing me off in polite way. Too bad, it could have been fun. Drew.”

Her response:  “So I blow you off do I?
Interesting. Does that mean the same thing in the US and in Britain? I like the image?
I didn't mean to reject your suggestion. I was just pointing out that you had good ideas.
By The Way: How do I insert a photo into a note like you do? I can't find any way to make it work. I'll make one up with one of your photos. Maybe something naughtier than we could submit here. Emma.”

I replied:  “Any upload in DA will have on its far right side a 'Thumb', With your mouse copy completely that number (make sure you include the ':' on the left and right sides of that number). Then post it to your 'Reply Note'.
By The Way:  ‘Blowing Me Off’, or as you wrote: “Blow Away”, means: Get Lost Creep – But in a polite way.  Drew.”

Emma’s reply:  “My problem is that I think about sex too much. Sorry if that is a problem.
I'm glad we are in touch like this. It allows us to be more open about what we like and dislike. About what we get out of seeing each other's posts.  I've been making up some new posters using my photos of wrestlers getting busted. A whole new category of supposedly witty or ironic comments to go with the photos.
Do you want me to make up posters of some of the ones you suggested?"

Reply from Drew: “In a word: ‘Yes’.”

Reply from Emma:  “OK so you want funny? What about funny and erotic? Perhaps we should not be too ambitious?
I'll give these ‘A Go’. They are really good. Only concern is that they may exceed the word limit, and that can make the finished product look a bit shabby.

Reply from Drew:  “Too ambitious? This is what I get out of my artists - Now that's ambitious made visual. And since EVERYTHING you see in the render came out of my mind's eye, and the artist did as I asked him (I ask, I don't demand) you can see I am no prude. Drew.”
The following is the visual link to this commission which I titled: ‘1,900,000 DA HITS: The Spirit Is Willing, But The Flesh Is Weak’:  LINK:  

1,900,000 DA HITS:Willing Spirit-But Weak Flesh by drewhammond

Reply from Emma:  This one really turned me on.  Now this is so erotic. The theme of domination, of physical power.
I like talking to you.  I think I should acknowledge your contribution here. How should we do that?
I can tell you how to make your own posters if you like. Even if you won't want me any more then. Emma.”

Finally, the two of us have created an 'Avatar' of what is titled: 'Avatar: The Best Of Emma Cook DA Posters Folder'.
The following is what I sent her on my thinking about the reason for this avatar:
From Drew: “What I think we should do is create a single ‘Avatar’ for some of your, as well as some of mine, best co-created posters.
I have two DA Sites, the main one is my DA Main Site: ‘drewhammond’; and the other is my DA Group Site: ‘CombativeWomen’.
Planning ahead for the future I think all of these co-produced posters should reside in the Group Site.
Eventually, over the passage of the next several years, there will be a total of exactly 100 of these poster renders in a dedicated folder that we can create at the rate of one per week.  That way we don’t get fixated on producing only posters.
I view an ‘Avatar’ as a sort of ‘Logo’ for a dedicated folder in Deviant Art for a series of pictures.  It is at the beginning of a DA folder and is a visual introduction of such works.
Now, the photograph I suggest to represent all of these present and future co-production posters is from a underground boxing match held here in Los Angeles not too long ago.  It was fully paid for by a female boxing aficionado who demanded that he, and a small number of invited aficionados, sit at ringside and witness two female fighters pound away at each other until one was eventually counted out by the Referee.  They had to wear chain thongs, which I had to personally design, fabricate, and then custom fit to each boxer’s physique.  And that it was to be a fight to the finish – Meaning it would go on for a series of 3 minute rounds, until eventually one was knocked out.  And that conclusion would be the photograph depicted in the poster.
I am sending, via e-mail attachment, a visual link to be inserted inside that poster which I consider a knockout of a photograph – Literally.
And there you have it:  We both create a unique poster, which will read: ‘Avatar:  Best Of Emma Cook Posters – DA Group Folder’.
Featured in that Avatar Poster will be that ‘Classic Knockout’ of a photo.
Sincerely, Drew."

Here is the visual link to that avatar:  LINK:  <da:thumb id="656016523">

In conclusion, here is the link to Emma’s DA Main Site: ‘lowblowemma’: LINK: lowblowemma.deviantart.com/
And here is the avatar of her logo of her DA Site: LINK: :iconlowblowemma:

‘Nuff said,
Drew.

For now, but there will be more.

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Archive:Victorian Bloody Duel-Redux In Color

‘Archive: Victorian Bloody Duel – Redux In Color’. Color illustration/painting by: Leandro Franca.

Devil fella (Universe) by Ehsartem

This is another addition to the archive section I created for the best works of the illustrator: Leandro Franca.
What he specializes in are fights to the death, but at times will do other creations that are not terminal. However, this is not one of those exceptions – As this render is quite deadly.
The following are his ‘DA Artist’s Comments’ on this picture when he uploaded it onto his DA Main Site on February 18, 2012

Title: ‘Commission The Red Color Of The Honor’:  “This is a commission to: :iconwarriorknight:
YEEEEEEEEEEEEEHHHHHHHHHH!
VIVA!
I got one!  It was an inked illustration which I titled: ‘Commission Victorian Bloody Duel’.
So I wanted so much to do something very special.  All I can say is that this artwork was very hard to be done. Took 6 days – A lot of research for the rapiers, the dressers, under dressers.  It really blow up my mind, the quantities of the details was huge.  But I got the result that I want, I don´t know if it could match up with my ‘DD’ one, but I put all my efforts to make it special too.
Thanks for everyone for the watching...
Media: Photoshop Cs5 + Basic Mouse Microsoft.
Now to the follow-on illustration which I colored:
When an artwork is hard to be done the color version will be harder too. I put more details than into the lined inked version. I confess that I had a terrible time painting the dresses, they were the thing that took more time.
Now let's go to watch carnaval on TV and at the same time preparing my next commission: which I will title: ‘Vixens Fight Club.
Hope you all enjoy my artworks, bye, bye!”

There were DA viewers who appreciated the time required to do such a detailed picture, and in his ‘DA Viewers Comments’ section here is one exchange:

From: Stolen-Dreamer – February 21, 2012:  “You need to make one of these who were the lady victor as a brunette.
Both times, it's been a blonde!”

Reply from: leandro-sf – February 22, 2012:  “You are right.  My mother always complained about that too.  Maybe it is something subconscious, some old girlfriend trouble.
RSRSRS.
The artwork that I doing now finally the brunette won the combat.”

Reply from: Stolen-Dreamer – February 22, 2012:  “Woo hoo!! I can't wait to see it when it's finished :D .”

As an aside: ‘RSRSRS’ is a Brazilian version of: ‘LOL’, which in English is: Laughing Out Loud’. 

Here is the visual link to the original inked illustration which I titled: ‘Archive: Victorian Bloody Duel’: LINK:

Archive:Victorian Bloody Duel by drewhammond

Now we get into the coloration of this masterpiece which I have retitled: ‘Archive: Victorian Bloody Duel – Redux In Color’.  And it starts with the title.
The title denotes that this painting is a ‘Redux’.  The reason I added ‘Redux’ to the title is because it is from the Latin word, ‘reducere’ which is ‘returning’, or to ‘lead back’.  The original picture was a black and white inked illustration.  The artist, Leandro, who is both an ink illustrator as well as a colorist, returned to the original inked illustration and colored it – Thusly, the ‘Returning’ to the original (Redux).   

As mentioned before, Leandro titled this colored illustration/painting: ‘Commission The Red Color Of The Honor’.
Now, there are times when I’ll modify or change one of this artist’s titles, and this is one of those times. In order for it to become included in my DA archive folder of his works, I had to change his title to make it more descriptive.  It is now retitled: ‘Archive: Victorian Bloody Duel – Redux In Color’.
Here is my reasoning concerning this change.
Starting with: Avatar’, because that is what it has become.
Next is the removal of the word: ‘Commission’ from his title.  I let the DA viewer know that it was a commission in my writeup.
After that: ‘Victorian Bloody Duel’.  Because it is.
Concluding with: ‘Redux In Color’.  Which it is.
Although I changed this artist’s title, what I won’t change is my admiration of Leandro’s artistic genius.
And that is all I'm going to say on this subject at this time. 

Here is the visual link to the avatar in my DA Main Site (drewhammond) folder, which will hold the illustrations of Leandro Franca, whom I consider one of the finest illustrators of combative women in all of Deviant Art.  I’ve titled it: ‘Avatar: The Best Of Leandro Franca DA Folder': LINK:  

Avatar:The Best Of Leandro Franca DA Folder by drewhammond  
How many will be added to this collection of ‘The Best Of Leandro Franca’, I just don't know.  However, as time goes by there will be additional masterpieces that he has, and will create, which are timeless in their quality, and as such will eventually be introduced into this DA folder.

As concerns great art, I have concerns.  By that I mean I'm concerned about lost art.  The most horrific of lost art is a painting by Leonardo da Vinci titled: 'Leda And The Swan'.
The last time the original was seen is when Cassiano dal Pozzo viewed it at the French royal Château de Fontainebleau in 1625, and recorded the condition as follows:

‘A standing figure of Leda almost entirely naked, with the swan at her side and two eggs, from whose broken shells come forth four babies.  This work, although somewhat dry in style, is exquisitely finished, especially in the woman's breast; and for the rest of the landscape and the plant life are rendered with the greatest diligence. Unfortunately the picture is in a bad state because it is done on three long panels which have split apart and broken off a certain amount of paint.’

Because of its deteriorating conditions it was probably deliberately destroyed.
Think about it, an original da Vinci painting is now lost and considered destroyed.
The question arises, of what did it look like?  The answer is we know.  Some of Leonardo’s pupils copied the original and it is believed that his best pupil, Francesco Melzi, who was also Leonardo’s studio assistant, completed the definitive copy of the original around 1515.  It is known as the ‘Spiridon Leda’ and is now in the Uffizi Art Museum in Florence, Italy.
Here is the visual link to that faithful copy by Francesco Melzi of the original da Vinci 'Leda And The Swan':  LINK: 

Great Art:Leda And The Swan by drewhammond

Now to the point.  There have been a number of DA artists who have had superb DA Main Sites, and populated those sites with astonishing renders.  And then the sites disappeared without warning, casting all of those magnificent renders into an electronic ash can.  I've done the best I can to resurrect a number of those great renders for the DA viewers.
You just don't know when something is going to happen to the artist, or their DA Site, and as such I have set up these folders featuring 'The Best Of XXXXXXX'.
And Leandro is one of those artists I'm concerned about - He lives in Brazil.  And at times it has been a nation in turmoil – A danger to all its citizens.

And speaking of danger - What Leandro specializes in is mortal danger: Which are black and white inked illustrations of women in fights to the death.  But at times he will make an exception and do other creations, which are equally superb in their detailed quality.  However, this is not one of those exceptions.

Moving on:
During November 1512 Michelangelo completed his frescoes on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, located in the Vatican in Rome.  There are many, including me, who consider this the greatest work of art in all of human history.  The centerpiece is the depiction of Yahweh reaching out with is hand and one extended finger giving ‘The Touch Of Life’ to Adam.

It was a commission.

Michelangelo was paid to paint it by Pope Julius II – ‘The Warrior Pope’.
A few months later, in February 1513, Julius died.  But by then ‘The Deed’ had been done, and paid for.
There is precedent concerning payment of money which results in immortal masterworks.

The Margrave of Brandenburg commissioned Johann Sebastian Bach to compose six concerti, which were completed in 1721.  They are known as the: ‘Brandenburg Concertos’, and every one of the six works set a musical precedent in its scoring that is both beloved, as well as unique to this day.  In addition, every one of these concertos still has remained without parallel in both artistic composition and brilliance in musical invention.
The essential point is it ofttimes takes a patron to pay an artist to do a work, and in the doing the result is we sometimes are blessed with a masterpiece.

One of those patrons on Deviant Art is an American collector who goes by: ‘Kent’, and has a DA Main Site he calls: ‘WarriorKnight’.
Here is the link to that site:  LINK: warriorknight.deviantart.com/
And here is the logo of Kent’s site:  :iconwarriorknight:

He has a fine collection of renders which he calls: ‘Amazon Knights’.  Well worth a looksee.
When I wrote to him asking his permission for me to upload a number of illustrations by Leandro Franca that Kent had commissioned and now owns, he replied and said yes.  In that written reply he also shared the following with me:

“Drew, my initial and still favorite fantasy is ladies in medieval armor fighting to the death with all the weapons of close quarter armored medieval combat. Probably my favorite is to have the ladies fighting while mounted on medieval war horses. I think of my ladies as Amazon Knights.”

However, Kent's tastes in combative women are varied, and the following is a very public duel to the death with rapiers. Leandro put the same time and care into this intimate form of combat as he does with his epic 'Amazon Knights'.
And that is exactly what Kent paid for in this magnificent illustration.

Here is the visual link to another illustration by this artist of women in deadly swordplay which I titled: ‘Archive: Vixens Fighting Club':  LINK:  

Archive:Vixens Fighting Club by drewhammond 

This is not to imply that what the DA artist, who has a DA Site he calls: ‘leandro-sf’, is creating is of Michelangelo proportions, but this guy is really talented, and Kent recognized it early on.  Later, so did I.
As can be seen in this work, his commitment to detail is astonishing.   

Now, I normally don’t feature fights to the death in this, my ‘DA Main Site: drewhammond’. They can be found in my ‘DA Group Site: CombativeWomen’, in the ‘Death Fights And Gladiatrix’ group folder.
Here is the visual link to the avatar of that DA Group folder: LINK:  

Avatar:Death Fights And Gladiatrix Folder-CW Group by drewhammond

However, this artist is so good that I’m making an exception. To that end, early on, I created an archive I called: ‘Darkest Fantasy Made Visual’.  It was a folder section here in my DA Site because this illustrator, Leandro, is good, really good. Superb comes to mind. This guy is beyond talented, even beyond great – He is a flat out force of artistic nature. He has been able to combine his technical skills with an emotional passion imbued into his various characters that is astonishing.
But, his artistic tastes are varied, and at times he does non-deadly works of art, of which this is not one of them.  Anyway, here it is, now placed in the archive section which I titled: 'Darkest Fantasy Made Visual-By Leandro Franca'.
However, times change and so do I.  Especially when it comes to DA.  Therefore I have revised the ‘Darkest Fantasy Made Visual’ folder, and renamed it:  ‘The Best Of Leandro Franca DA Folder', which I now consider a more apropos title.  

Finally, some background on the artist. His name is Leandro França, and he resides in Brazil. He does commissions, either black and white or colored. In my opinion, and the opinion of many others, he is a superb illustrator and comes highly recommended. His commissions are done promptly, are of the highest quality, and done for a fair price.

To conclude:
There is an expression that I use a lot and it is: 'That Was then And This Is Now'.  And my 'Now' is as of late I've added a new folder to my DA Main Site and it is a collection of fights to the death.
I've titled it: 'Best Female Deathfights', and here is the visual link to the avatar of that folder:  LINK:  

Avatar:Best Female DeathFights Folder-DA Main Site by drewhammond
As I will admit, as stubborn as I am, there are times when I will see through a glass clearly and change my mind.  Not always for the better, but I try.

‘Nuff said,
Drew.

Except to add, that his DA Site ‘leandro-sf’ is at this link: LINK: leandro-sf.deviantart.com/
Also, here is the logo of his DA ‘leandro-sf’ avatar link: :iconleandro-sf:

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Relationship Skills:You've Been A Bad Boy

‘Relationship Skills: You’ve Been A Bad Boy And Need Punishment’.   Poster by: Emma Cook and Drew Hammond.
This is the full title as the DA title block doesn't have enough slots for all the words. 

Concerning this render Emma wrote the following via ‘DA Notes’ to me:
“Drew, glad you like my comments on our various works.

As to the ‘Relationship Skills – Punishment’:
With a name like mine, you won’t be surprised that pain is important to me. It turns me on to see it delivered, to think about and, yes, to experience it.  But what gets me isn’t so much the picture as the story that lies behind it, a story of course which is entirely a construct of my imagination, just as there is a different story in your mind and the minds of everyone who sees it.  For me, this is a relationship, but is it an established one in which domination and punishment figure.
Or is it just a fleeting one in which the willing victim is hiring the services of this sexy creature?
I’d go the latter, because she is impossibly sexy and glamorous, not your typical stay at home mom entering into some role play for her husband when the kids are asleep. And as an expert, she’ll know just what to do to inflict pain in a way that builds layer upon layer, never letting the pain from a lash completely subside before another lash is placed with perfect precision, the tip of the whip just flicking his nipple or cutting across his back and buttocks in a patchwork.
I’d better not go on, as I have to concentrate, but later this story will be embellished the more I think about it.
That is what makes so many of your pictures exciting, the potential for further thought and imagination.
It seems Drew’s humor has taken on a serious tone.  Which is typical of Drew.
Oh yes, be patient Drew, it is a virtue.”

In her questions, and conclusions, Ms. Emma Cook doesn’t miss a thing.  Nor does she hold back about that which she feels passionate about.
However her insight goes beyond passion.  In her current comments she reveals she has soul.  Not the sole soul most of us have – She goes beyond that.
I so wish I could have such depth. 
And such patience.

Moving on:
There is this female artist in England who has one of the most outrageous sense of humor imaginable, but you don’t have to image it – This because she makes it visual.
It all started when I saw the following by her: Visual link:  LINK:  Personal skills - handbags by lowblowemma
She titled it:  ‘Personal skills – Handbags’.  And in her ‘DA Artists Comments’ section she wrote:  “Always make sure you know where to find your handbag if you need it in an emergency.”

This is a piece of classic ‘English Dry Wit’.  There is even a definition of this type of humor of and by a people known as British, and is from my own copy of the ‘Oxford English Dictionary’: ‘Droll’ – Having a humorous, whimsical, or odd quality.  Curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement.’
Well, there is no getting away from we Americans viewing the British as a bit odd, and they seeing us as a bit bizarre.  Especially our American politics, as of late.
Anyway, I sent her the following via her ‘DA Viewers Comments’ section:

From: drewhammond – April 12, 2016:  As an ex-pilot I think this is a really clever picture.  Your sense of humor is superb.  I got a good laugh from this, and although she is flying an Air Force transport, and not a jet fighter, she is flying – And that's one of the greatest sense of personal freedom a gal needs to experience.  Drew.”

The following shows you can’t please everyone:

From:  troysanders1 – September 3, 2015:  “Sorry, but, this looks really stupid and ugly.”

First, that person isn’t ‘Sorry’, and second, they simply ‘Don’t Get It’.

Anyway, she goes by Emma Cook, and her DA Main Site is:  ‘lowblowemma’.
Ms. Cook has three poster groupings: ‘Love Is’, ‘Relationship Skills’, and 'Personal Skills'.  

So I sent her a ‘DA Note’: “We have got to get together and jointly create some additional 'Love Is' and ‘Skills’ posters. Drew.”

Via ‘DA Notes’ she replied:  “What a compliment.  I'm afraid I've neglected that album. I do have a few more that I have not submitted, but they are based on photos that are 'owned' by people on DA, and I have learnt how touchy some people are, for themselves and for others. What did you have in mind?
Emma.”

From Drew: “What I have in my bizarre mind is we first take one of your 'Relationship Skills’ poster frames and place the following render in it and we title it: ‘Relationship Skills: You’ve Been A Bad Boy And Need Punishment’.”
The following is the visual link to the picture I sent her which I had originally titled: ‘Punishing Blonde.’:  LINK:  

Punishing Blonde-D. Pascarelli by drewhammond

Then I concluded with: “Finally we use another one of your 'Love Is’ poster frames and place the following photograph in it and we title it: 'Love Is: Slow Dancing’.”
The following is the visual link to the photo I sent her which I had originally titled: ‘Nose To Nose Clinch: Interracial Boxing'.  LINK:

Nose To Nose Clinch:Interracial Boxing by drewhammond

How we got together is not too long ago I blundered into the following, which she titled: ‘Personal skills – Flaunt Yourself.’: Visual LINK:  

Personal skills - flaunt yourself by lowblowemma
And that did it.  I was hooked onto her outrageous sense of droll, as well as erotic, humor.
After I sent her a note suggesting we get together and do some humorous posters together.

Emma answered: “It doesn't look like you need my help, Drew. You're doing fine by yourself.”

To which I replied: “No, I'm not doing fine at all. I don't have the knowledge to combine a photo with a 'Love Is' format box. So I'll just accept your blowing me off in polite way. Too bad, it could have been fun. Drew.”

Her response:  “So I blow you off do I?
Interesting. Does that mean the same thing in the US and in Britain? I like the image?
I didn't mean to reject your suggestion. I was just pointing out that you had good ideas.
By The Way: How do I insert a photo into a note like you do? I can't find any way to make it work. I'll make one up with one of your photos. Maybe something naughtier than we could submit here. Emma.”

I replied:  “Any upload in DA will have on its far right side a 'Thumb', With your mouse copy completely that number (make sure you include the ':' on the left and right sides of that number). Then post it to your 'Reply Note'.
By The Way:  ‘Blowing Me Off’, or as you wrote: “Blow Away”, means: Get Lost Creep – But in a polite way.  Drew.”

Emma’s reply:  “My problem is that I think about sex too much. Sorry if that is a problem.
I'm glad we are in touch like this. It allows us to be more open about what we like and dislike. About what we get out of seeing each other's posts.  I've been making up some new posters using my photos of wrestlers getting busted. A whole new category of supposedly witty or ironic comments to go with the photos.
Do you want me to make up posters of some of the ones you suggested?"

Reply from Drew: “In a word: ‘Yes’.”

Reply from Emma:  “OK so you want funny? What about funny and erotic? Perhaps we should not be too ambitious?
I'll give these ‘A Go’. They are really good. Only concern is that they may exceed the word limit, and that can make the finished product look a bit shabby.

Reply from Drew:  “Too ambitious? This is what I get out of my artists - Now that's ambitious made visual. And since EVERYTHING you see in the render came out of my mind's eye, and the artist did as I asked him (I ask, I don't demand) you can see I am no prude. Drew.”
The following is the visual link to this commission which I titled: ‘50,000 DA GROUP HITS: CombativeWomen Triumph’:  LINK:  

50,000 DA GROUP HITS-CombativeWomen Triumph by drewhammond

Reply from Emma:  This one really turned me on.  Now this is so erotic. The theme of domination, of physical power.
I like talking to you.  I think I should acknowledge your contribution here. How should we do that?
I can tell you how to make your own posters if you like. Even if you won't want me any more then. Emma.”

Finally, the two of us have created an 'Avatar' of what is titled: 'Avatar: The Best Of Emma Cook DA Posters Folder'.
The following is what I sent her on my thinking about the reason for this avatar:

From Drew: “What I think we should do is create a single ‘Avatar’ for some of your, as well as some of mine, best co-created posters.
I have two DA Sites, the main one is my DA Main Site: ‘drewhammond’; and the other is my DA Group Site: ‘CombativeWomen’.
Planning ahead for the future I think all of these co-produced posters should reside in the Group Site.
Eventually, over the passage of the next several years, there will be a total of exactly 100 of these poster renders in a dedicated folder that we can create at the rate of one per week.  That way we don’t get fixated on producing only posters.
I view an ‘Avatar’ as a sort of ‘Logo’ for a dedicated folder in Deviant Art for a series of pictures.  It is at the beginning of a DA folder and is a visual introduction of such works.
Now, the photograph I suggest to represent all of these present and future co-production posters is from a underground boxing match held here in Los Angeles not too long ago.  It was fully paid for by a female boxing aficionado who demanded that he, and a small number of invited aficionados, sit at ringside and witness two female fighters pound away at each other until one was eventually counted out by the Referee.  They had to wear chain thongs, which I had to personally design, fabricate, and then custom fit to each boxer’s physique.  And that it was to be a fight to the finish – Meaning it would go on for a series of 3 minute rounds, until eventually one was knocked out.  And that conclusion would be the photograph depicted in the poster.
I am sending, via e-mail attachment, a visual link to be inserted inside that poster which I consider a knockout of a photograph – Literally.
And there you have it:  We both create a unique poster, which will read: ‘Avatar:  Best Of Emma Cook Posters – DA Group Folder’.
Featured in that Avatar Poster will be that ‘Classic Knockout’ of a photo.
Sincerely, Drew."

Here is the visual link to that avatar:  LINK:  

Avatar:Best Of Emma Cook DA Posters Folder by drewhammond

In conclusion, here is the link to Emma’s DA Main Site: ‘lowblowemma’: LINK: lowblowemma.deviantart.com/
And here is the avatar of her logo of her DA Site: LINK: :iconlowblowemma:

‘Nuff said,
Drew.

For now, but there will be more.

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Archive-Best Of GunnerSteve3D-Balboa's Liver Punch

‘Archive – Best Of GunnerSteve3D: Balboa's Liver Punch Into Clubber’.   Render by: GunnerSteve3D.
This is the full title as the DA title block doesn't have enough slots for all the words.

Boxer fella (Sports) by Ehsartem

Steve, the artist, is a friend of mine and I consider him one of the finest artists in all of Deviant Art in depicting combative women.  He has a DA Main Site which he calls: ‘GunnerSteve3D’.
I recently wrote to him and asked his permission to create an archive of the ‘Best Of GunnerSteve3D’, which he graciously agreed to.  In the note to him I stated it was this series of ‘Character Cards’ that was the tipping point of why I wanted to feature his works in a DA archive folder.  This latest Character Card is both clever and unique – Sorta.  More on that later.

Anyway, here is the visual link to the ninth (9th) ‘Character Card’ render which continues to add to this archive folder.  I titled it: ‘Archive – Best Of GunnerSteve3D: Clubber Character Card’:  LINK: 

Archive-Best GunnerSteve3D:Clubber Character Card by drewhammond

The following is how Steve feels about this Character Card series which he uploaded onto his DA Main Site on May 6, 2016.  It is from his ‘DA Artists Comments’ section:

Title:  ‘Clubber Character Card’:  “I have been wanting to do a card like this for ages and have spent way to long mucking about with this!!  Hopefully it look's half decent;).
I thought it would be good to have a few stats...  I might add some more if anybody has any ideas (comment below) **UPDATED**
Production Credits:  Made In Daz Studio 3~Reality2~Luxrender.
Thanks for the look.”

Here is the visual link to the 'Balboa Character Card', who is her opponent in this boxing match: LINK:  

Archive-Best Of GunnerSteve3D:Balboa Card by drewhammond

Now to the featured picture depicted at the top of this writeup which I have titled: 'Archive – Best Of GunnerSteve3D: Balboa Liver Punch Into Clubber’.
Steve uploaded this render onto his DA Main Site on August 10, 2016.
This is a rare bout for Steve to create, because he doesn’t do many interracial boxing matches.

But I do. 

By ‘Interracial’ that means it is a boxing match between two women of different races.  In this case it is the Negress from America versus a Caucasian also from The States.
Normally a lot of artists like to feature interracial fights because of the color contrast – As do I.
In this case the international ‘Interracial Boxing Match’ is between two women who are from the same continent (North America), and also who are both in the ‘Middleweight Division’ – Literally.

Clubber is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 175 pounds.
Balboa is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds.

During prior occasions when I uploaded some of his pictures, I stated he was an artist of few words, and that is the case here.  The following is from his ‘DA Artists Comments’ section:

Title:  ‘Balboa Vs Clubber #2’:  “ *** “

Thanks Steve, that “ *** “ tells us a lot.
And that’s it.  Now there is a man of few words.  In this case, try no words.  Especially rare for an artist.
And yet, upon reflection, it does say a lot – Pictorially that is.  So what else need to be said?
Well, at the least, an explanation for the: ‘#2’ in the title.
Steve did a series of 3 pictures of this match between Clubber and Balboa, and this is: Number 2’.

In his uploads, he is often succinct in his verbiage, which is the case the case here – But in the main trusting that the art work will speak for itself.  Which it, and he, often does; and has the talent to find a way of creating great works, some of them grand works of art, all of which speak most eloquently for themselves – Visually.  And in the main, they tell us a lot.  No descriptive words need be added, and I’ll leave it at that.

The artist titled this action render: ‘Balboa Vs Clubber #2’.  However, in order for it to fit into the Best Of Steve folder I had to modify his title to:  ‘Archive – Best Of GunnerSteve3D:  Balboa's Liver Punch Into Clubber’.  The following is my reasoning for the change:
Starting with: ‘Archive’, because that is where this picture is going – Into an archive.
Next is the name of the archive:  ‘Best Of GunnerSteve3D’.
After that the first boxer, from his title: ‘Balboa’.
Continuing with what is happening: ‘Liver Punch’.
And then: Where that blow is going: ‘Into’.
Concluding with the name of the second boxer, from Steve’s title: ‘Clubber’.
In times past, and in times future, I am inclined to tinker with a number of Steve’s titles. By that I mean there may be times when I’ll modify or change the title of one of Steve’s superb renderings.  And this is one of those times.  But what I will not modify is my admiration of his considerable artistic genius.
And that is all I’m going to say about this subject at this time.

Steve is English, and being English reflects in his art work the rich artistic history of that noble race of island people.  And in the doing, makes visual the unique inner vision deep inside his vast soul to bring forth into the light of day a superb talent to pictorially present all that is noble in action and spirit in combative women.  All sorts of fighters who are willing to literally lay bare their bodies in order to display their deep courage to push themselves to the limit – And beyond.  A willingness to accept time after time a undue amount of horrific pain in order to present an unrelenting desire to not only seek victory and glory, but to reveal their very inner souls in their quest to not only win, but to prevail.

Finally, Steve does commissions when he has the time.  He did three for me and here are the visual links to them:
The first one I titled: ‘950,000 DA HITS: The Art Of Creation’: LINK:  

950,000 DA HITS:The Art Of Creation by drewhammond

Later Steve and I collaborated on another masterwork:
The second one I titled: ‘1,200,000 DA HITS: The Art Of Creation – Redux’.
Here is the visual link to that second one:  LINK:  

1,200,000 DA HITS:The Art Of Creation-Redux by drewhammond

Finally, here is the third, and the latest one, which I titled: 2,000,000 DA Hits: Revenge Rematch-Venus Is Kayoed'.
Here is the visual link to that third one:  LINK: 

2,000,000 DA HITS:Revenge Rematch-Venus Is Kayoed by drewhammond

All three of them are epic masterworks.  They have it all – Stunning knockouts, great looking female Referees, plenty of ringsiders, and backgrounds.  This is the kind of quality art work he does for a fair price and completes each work on time.

To conclude: 
As an artist evolves he or she will face artistic milestones.  And any of them can be a daunting one as they trudge toward the unknown fraught with risk – For in the distance is the promise of one of two momentous results: Failure or Success.
And that is what Steve, this artist faces – Every time he posts a new render.  He has a DA Site he calls: ‘GunnerSteve3D’ and I consider him one of the finest artists in all DA in depicting combative women.

In my DA Main Site: ‘drewhammond’ I have a number of folders, and as such each folder will have a full size avatar as its logo.
This folder will hold what I consider some of the greatest combative female illustrations in all of Deviant Art. How many will be added to this Best Of GunnerSteve3D collection, I just don't know.  As time goes by there will be additional masterpieces he has created for others, as well as me – All of which I consider will be timeless in their quality; and as such will be introduced into this folder.
When selecting an avatar for a group folder it has to be the best of the best because it will represent all of the other renders in that folder.  That is why I have chosen this one, as I consider it a masterpiece in representing both the imagination and attention to detail that Steve brings to all of his works.
This astonishing picture is a combination of a stunning beauty as well as the exuberance she shows in her face – The pure joy of knowing that she has just won a tough fight against a worthy opponent.
And that sealed the deal on my choosing this render as the avatar.

GunnerSteve3D titled this superb work of art: ‘Lara Versus Venus Number 43’.  Steve did a series of 44 panels detailing a complete ‘Fight To The Finish’, between Venus Williams and Lara Croft from the very beginning to the knockout of an ending, and this is the 43rd panel.  For this picture to fit into my ‘Best Of’ Avatar, I had to completely change his title to make it more descriptive.  It is now titled:  ‘Avatar: Best Of GunnerSteve3D – DA Site Folder’.  The following is my reasoning concerning this change.
Starting with: ‘Avatar’. Because that is what it has become.
Concluding with: ‘Best Of GunnerSteve3D – DA Site Folder’.  Because it is.
Now, there are times when I’ll modify or change one of this artist’s titles, and this is one of those times.
Although I changed this artist’s title, what I won’t change is my admiration of Steve’s artistic genius.
And that is all I'm about to say on this subject.

What we have here is a Kayo of an ending.  And it is Lara Croft who is the one being knocked out.
Over the years Steve has specialized in creating a number of Lara Croft images in various situations.  And his situational art work of her is varied, as she isn’t always tomb raiding.  Since Angelina Jolie initially portrayed Lara Croft, that is his model – So to speak.  But not literally, as he exercises his artistic license to some degree by reworking her looks for a more ‘Over-The-Top’ presentation.  With the emphasis on: ‘Top’, as his Croft is top heavy, but not overly so.  Try ‘Heavenly So’.  Using the image of his Lara Croft as an artistic foundation, this artist, has created a number of other fighters who are similar in looks, but different in personality.
Here is the visual link to that Avatar:  

Avatar-Best Of GunnerSteve3D by drewhammond

‘Nuff said.
Drew.

Except to add, here is the link to the DA Site of ‘GunnerSteve3D: LINK: gunnersteve3d.deviantart.com/
Steve does have an 'Adults Only' website Blog, and here is the link to that site: LINK:  www.deviantart.com/users/outgo…
Finally, here is the logo to the avatar of his DA Site: LINK: :icongunnersteve3d:

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Archive-Best GunnerSteve3D:Clubber Character Card

‘Archive – Best Of GunnerSteve3D: Clubber Character Card’.  Render by: GunnerSteve3D.
This is the full title as the DA title block doesn't have enough slots for all the words.

Steve, the artist, is a friend of mine and I consider him one of the finest artists in all of Deviant Art in depicting combative women.  He has a DA Main Site which he calls: ‘GunnerSteve3D’.

I recently wrote to him and asked his permission to create an archive of the ‘Best Of GunnerSteve3D’, which he graciously agreed to.  In the note to him I stated it was this series of ‘Character Cards’ that was the tipping point of why I wanted to feature his works in a DA archive folder.  This latest Character Card is both clever and unique – Sorta.  More on that later.
Anyway, here is the ninth (9th) ‘Character Card’ render that continues to add to this archive folder.
The following is how Steve feels about this Character Card series which he uploaded onto his DA Main Site on May 6, 2016.  It is from his ‘DA Artists Comments’ section:

Title:  ‘Clubber Character Card’:  “I have been wanting to do a card like this for ages and have spent way to long mucking about with this!!  Hopefully it look's half decent;).
I thought it would be good to have a few stats...  I might add some more if anybody has any ideas (comment below) **UPDATED**
Production Credits:  Made In Daz Studio 3~Reality2~Luxrender.
Thanks for the look.”

Well, Steve asked for ideas, and he got one.  From me.  The following comment by me is from his ‘DA Main Site Viewers Comments section: 

From:  drewhammond – May 6, 2016:  “OMG, Steve, great idea.  Sorta like the series that Majorfann is doing on his own DA Site.  Each of your two series will be great in their own unique way.  The following is a visual example is how he did his series.  Like Clubber, this one, Alyce, is also a Negress:
I titled it: 'Archive-Wallpaper Fighters Number 6: Alyce’: Visual LINK:  

Archive-Wallpaper Fighters Number 6:Alyce by drewhammond
In fact both African-Americans are from the USA.
As a suggestion, since you made the mistake of asking.  I would suggest you add above the Character Card’s speed/power/etc. block, another block (There is room to fit).  It would show her physical stats.  As to stats I would suggest Clubber Lang be 5 feet 10; and weighs about 175 pounds.  However, I'm sure you've already determined those to your own liking.
Superb concept, congrats, Drew.”

Reply from:  GunnerSteve3D – May 6, 2016:  “Thx Drew...  That's a cool idea with height and weight...  Your suggestion for Clubber's weight/height will be, as with the Lara Card, the starting point;).

Majorfann's picture is cool:) .
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Thanks, Steve.”

Reply from: drewhammond – May 7, 2016:  “Your concept is equally cool and equally unique.  As the French say:  'Vive La Différence'.  And I'm all for that.  Your good friend, Drew.”

Why the DA format is so much fun, as well as informative, is the give and take in the ‘DA Viewers Comments’ section.  Take for example, the following series of comments concerning this render:

From:  Colinscrod – May 8, 2016:  “Needs to be bigger/thicker.”

Reply from: drewhammond – May 8, 2016:  “Colin, my friend, there is room enough for both of you two in DA.  Steve creates fighters who are slim (not skinny thank God), well toned, and are drop dead beautiful.  Your's are buffed and powerful fighters who look magnificent.
As the French say:  'Vive La Différence'.  And I'm all for that.  Drew.”

Reply from: GunnerSteve3D – May 9, 2016:  “I tried her bigger, Colin, when I was putting her together and thought she looked better a little slimmer;) .
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Thanks, Steve.”

Reply from: Colinscrod – May 9, 2016:  “Hey, I was just thinking of the original Clubber Lang; who was a big thick bunch of muscle.  No prob.”

After I upload a 'Character Card', I do a follow-on of that character in action.  Here is the visual link to Clubber in action, or in this case reaction, which I titled 'Archive - Best Of GunnerSteve3D: Balboa's Liver Punch Into Clubber’:  LINK:   

Archive-Best Of GunnerSteve3D-Balboa's Liver Punch by drewhammond

Moving on:
Lara Croft is one of Steve’s favorite characters and this is a superb artist who has specialized in creating a number of Lara Croft images in various situations.
And his situational art work of her is varied, as she isn’t always tomb raiding.  Since Angelina Jolie initially portrayed Lara Croft, she has become his model – So to speak.  But not literally, as he exercises his artistic license to some degree by reworking her looks for a more ‘Over-The-Top’ presentation.  With the emphasis on: ‘Top’, as his Croft is top heavy, but not overly so.  Try ‘Heavenly So’.  Using the image of his Lara Croft as an artistic foundation, Steve has created a number of other fighters who are similar in looks, but different in personality.

Steve has often depicted Lara Croft as a boxer and it so happens that the following is the very first picture that I ever saw of Steve’s renderings, and is still a favorite of mine.  And it is quite apropos for this writeup.
Here is the visual link to what I consider one of Steve’s astonishing masterpieces, and one of the greatest pictures in all of DA, which he titled: ‘Lara359’: LINK: 

Lara359 by GunnerSteve3D

The background of this knockout (Literally and figuratively) of a picture is the downed boxer is another of his superb creations he named: ‘Stella’.
This is one of the most astonishing POVs of a female boxer I have ever viewed.  I see her as a ‘Tower Of Power’.  Only in this case Lara has brought this towering tower of power down – Like flat onto the canvas.  But in that other picture of Stella, Steve has her standing tall - Real tall. He titled that awesome render: ‘Fighter’.

Steve is English, and being English reflects in his art work the rich artistic history of that noble race of island people.  And in the doing, makes visual the unique inner vision deep inside his vast soul to bring forth into the light of day a superb talent to pictorially present all that is noble in action and spirit in combative women.  All sorts of fighters who are willing to literally lay bare their bodies in order to display their deep courage to push themselves to the limit – And beyond.  A willingness to accept time after time a undue amount of horrific pain in order to present an unrelenting desire to not only seek victory and glory, but to reveal their very inner souls in their quest to not only win, but to prevail.

The artist titled this Character Card render: ‘Clubber Character Card’.  However, in order for it to fit in the Best Of Steve folder I had to modify his title to: ‘Archive – Best Of GunnerSteve3D: Clubber Character Card’.  The following is my reasoning for the change:
Starting with: ‘Archive’, because that is where this picture is going – Into an archive.
Next is the name of the archive:  ‘Best Of GunnerSteve3D’.
Concluding with his original title: ‘Clubber Character Card’.
In times past, and in times future, I am inclined to tinker with his titles. By that I mean there may be times when I’ll modify the title of one of Steve’s superb renderings.  And this is one of those times.  But what I will not modify is my admiration of his considerable artistic genius.
And that is all I have to say on this subject at this time.

Finally, Steve does commissions when he has the time.  He did three for me and here are the visual links to them:

The first one I titled: ‘950,000 DA HITS: The Art Of Creation’: LINK:  

950,000 DA HITS:The Art Of Creation by drewhammond

The second one I titled: ‘1,200,000 DA HITS: The Art Of Creation – Redux’.
Here is the visual link to that second one:  LINK:  

1,200,000 DA HITS:The Art Of Creation-Redux by drewhammond

The third one I titled: 2,000,000 DA Hits: Revenge Rematch-Venus Is Kayoed'  
Here is the visual link to that third one:  LINK:

2,000,000 DA HITS:Revenge Rematch-Venus Is Kayoed by drewhammond

All three of them are epic masterworks.  They have it all – Stunning knockouts, great looking female Referees, plenty of ringsiders, and backgrounds.  This is the kind of quality art work he does for a fair price and completes each work on time.  

‘Nuff said.
Drew.

Except to add, here is the link to the DA Site of ‘GunnerSteve3D: LINK: gunnersteve3d.deviantart.com/
Steve does have an 'Adults Only' website Blog, and here is the link to that site: LINK:  www.deviantart.com/users/outgo…
Finally, here is the logo to the avatar of his DA Site: LINK: :icongunnersteve3d:

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Personal Skills:Forgive Her And Show It

'Personal Skills:  Forgive Her And Show It When She’s Hurt You’.   Poster by: Emma Cook and Drew Hammond.
This is the full title as the DA title block doesn't have enough slots for all the words. 

Concerning this render Emma wrote the following via ‘DA Notes’ to me:
“Drew, glad you like my comments on our various works.
As to the ‘Personal Skills – Forgiveness’:
This is the third poster I have made with the same photo, but this caption captures the image that I see best of all. The Black girl’s expression perfectly conveys the message. It’s mostly about need. The White girl has hurt her, but she understands and forgives her; and importantly she needs her to know that. She’s afraid that the other girl may think that she is angry with her or might even leave her. She needs to be sure that that it won’t happen.
And that leads on to the other element I see in the Black girl’s face. Not just need, but gratitude.
The White girl has returned the embrace.  She’s nothing like as affectionate, nor as demonstrative; but her gentle and tender touch is all that’s required.
Perhaps it’s more evocative that the other’s desperate clutch.”

In her questions, and conclusions, Ms. Emma Cook doesn’t miss a thing.  Nor does she hold back about that which she feels passionate about.
However her insight goes beyond passion.  In her current comments she reveals she has soul.  Not the sole soul most of us have – She goes beyond that.
Deeper than that.  Though she be White, methinks there is a smattering of Black Soul wandering around deep within her vast psychic.
I so wish I could have such depth.

Moving on:
There is this female artist in England who has one of the most outrageous sense of humor imaginable, but you don’t have to image it – This because she makes it visual.
It all started when I saw the following by her: Visual link:  LINK:  Personal skills - handbags by lowblowemma
She titled it:  ‘Personal skills – Handbags’.  And in her ‘DA Artists Comments’ section she wrote:  “Always make sure you know where to find your handbag if you need it in an emergency.”

This is a piece of classic ‘English Dry Wit’.  There is even a definition of this type of humor of and by a people known as British, and is from my own copy of the ‘Oxford English Dictionary’: ‘Droll’ – Having a humorous, whimsical, or odd quality.  Curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement.’
Well, there is no getting away from we Americans viewing the British as a bit odd, and they seeing us as a bit bizarre.  Especially our politics, as of late.

Anyway, I sent her the following via her ‘DA Viewers Comments’ section:

From: drewhammond – April 12, 2016:  As an ex-pilot I think this is a really clever picture.  Your sense of humor is superb.  I got a good laugh from this, and although she is flying an Air Force transport, and not a jet fighter, she is flying – And that's one of the greatest sense of personal freedom a gal needs to experience.  Drew.”

The following shows you can’t please everyone:

From:  troysanders1 – September 3, 2015:  “Sorry, but, this looks really stupid and ugly.”

First, that person isn’t ‘Sorry’, and second, they simply ‘Don’t Get It’.

Anyway, she goes by Emma Cook, and her DA Main Site is:  ‘lowblowemma’.
Ms. Cook has three poster groupings: ‘Love Is’, ‘Relationship Skills’, and 'Personal Skills'.  

So I sent her a ‘DA Note’: “We have got to get together and jointly create some additional 'Love Is' and ‘Skills’ posters. Drew.”

Via ‘DA Notes’ she replied:  “What a compliment.  I'm afraid I've neglected that album. I do have a few more that I have not submitted, but they are based on photos that are 'owned' by people on DA, and I have learnt how touchy some people are, for themselves and for others. What did you have in mind?
Emma.”

From Drew: “What I have in my bizarre mind is we first take one of your 'Personal Skills’ poster frames and place the following photograph in it and we title it: 'Personal Skills: Forgive Her And Show It When She’s Hurt You’.”
The following is the visual link to the photo I sent her which I had originally titled: 'Underground Boxing – Tight Clinch’:  LINK: 

Underground Boxing: Tight Clinch by drewhammond

Then I concluded with: “Finally we use another one of your 'Relationship Skills’ poster frames and place the following illustration in it and we title it: 'Relationship Skills: When You Care Enough To Send Your Very Best’.”
The following is the visual link to the illustration I sent her which I had originally titled: ' Greek Boxers - 2,500 Years Ago’:  LINK:  

Greek Boxers - 2,500 Years Ago by drewhammond

As an aside, this is a play on an American cliché.  In this case that Greek Female Olympic boxer is delivering her very best via a roundhouse right fist to her opponent’s face.

How we got together is not too long ago I blundered into the following, which she titled: 'Wrestlers – Time For A Snack’: Visual LINK:  

Wrestlers - time for a snack by lowblowemma
And that did it.  I was hooked onto her outrageous sense of droll, as well as erotic, humor.

After I sent her a note suggesting we get together and do some humorous posters together.

Emma answered: “It doesn't look like you need my help, Drew. You're doing fine by yourself.”

To which I replied: “No, I'm not doing fine at all. I don't have the knowledge to combine a photo with a 'Love Is' format box. So I'll just accept your blowing me off in polite way. Too bad, it could have been fun. Drew.”

Her response:  “So I blow you off do I?
Interesting. Does that mean the same thing in the US and in Britain? I like the image?
I didn't mean to reject your suggestion. I was just pointing out that you had good ideas.
By The Way: How do I insert a photo into a note like you do? I can't find any way to make it work. I'll make one up with one of your photos. Maybe something naughtier than we could submit here.  Emma.”

I replied:  “Any upload in DA will have on its far right side a 'Thumb', With your mouse copy completely that number (make sure you include the ':' on the left and right sides of that number). Then post it to your 'Reply Note'.
By The Way:  ‘Blowing Me Off’, or as you wrote: “Blow Away”, means: Get Lost Creep – But in a polite way.  Drew.”

Emma’s reply:  “My problem is that I think about sex too much. Sorry if that is a problem.
I'm glad we are in touch like this. It allows us to be more open about what we like and dislike. About what we get out of seeing each other's posts.  I've been making up some new posters using my photos of wrestlers getting busted. A whole new category of supposedly witty or ironic comments to go with the photos.
Do you want me to make up posters of some of the ones you suggested?"

Reply from Drew: “In a word: ‘Yes’.”

Reply from Emma:  “OK so you want funny? What about funny and erotic? Perhaps we should not be too ambitious?
I'll give these ‘A Go’. They are really good. Only concern is that they may exceed the word limit, and that can make the finished product look a bit shabby.

Reply from Drew:  “Too ambitious? This is what I get out of my artists - Now that's ambitious made visual. And since EVERYTHING you see in the render came out of my mind's eye, and the artist did as I asked him (I ask, I don't demand) you can see I am no prude. Drew.”
The following is the visual link to this commission which I titled: '100,000 DA GROUP HITS:  Ass Up Face Down KO’:  LINK:  

100,000 DA GROUP HITS-Ass Up Face Down KO by drewhammond

Reply from Emma:  This one really turned me on.  Now this is so erotic. The theme of domination, of physical power.
I like talking to you.  I think I should acknowledge your contribution here. How should we do that?
I can tell you how to make your own posters if you like. Even if you won't want me any more then. Emma.”

Finally, the two of us have created an 'Avatar' of what is titled: 'Avatar: The Best Of Emma Cook DA Posters Folder'.
The following is what I sent her on my thinking about the reason for this avatar:

From Drew: “What I think we should do is create a single ‘Avatar’ for some of your, as well as some of mine, best co-created posters.
I have two DA Sites, the main one is my DA Main Site: ‘drewhammond’; and the other is my DA Group Site: ‘CombativeWomen’.
Planning ahead for the future I think all of these co-produced posters should reside in the Group Site. 
Eventually, over the passage of the next several years, there will be a total of exactly 100 of these poster renders in a dedicated folder that we can create at the rate of one per week.  That way we don’t get fixated on producing only posters.
I view an ‘Avatar’ as a sort of ‘Logo’ for a dedicated folder in Deviant Art for a series of pictures.  It is at the beginning of a DA folder and is a visual introduction of such works.
Now, the photograph I suggest to represent all of these present and future co-production posters is from a underground boxing match held here in Los Angeles not too long ago.  It was fully paid for by a female boxing aficionado who demanded that he, and a small number of invited aficionados, sit at ringside and witness two female fighters pound away at each other until one was eventually counted out by the Referee.  They had to wear chain thongs, which I had to personally design, fabricate, and then custom fit to each boxer’s physique.  And that it was to be a fight to the finish – Meaning it would go on for a series of 3 minute rounds, until eventually one was knocked out.  And that conclusion would be the photograph depicted in the poster.
I am sending, via e-mail attachment, a visual link to be inserted inside that poster which I consider a knockout of a photograph – Literally.
And there you have it:  We both create a unique poster, which will read: ‘Avatar:  Best Of Emma Cook Posters – DA Group Folder’.
Featured in that Avatar Poster will be that ‘Classic Knockout’ of a photo.
Sincerely, Drew."

Here is the visual link to that avatar:  LINK:  

Avatar:Best Of Emma Cook DA Posters Folder by drewhammond

In conclusion, here is the link to Emma’s DA Main Site: ‘lowblowemma’: LINK: lowblowemma.deviantart.com/
And here is the avatar of her logo of her DA Site: LINK: :iconlowblowemma:

‘Nuff said,
Drew.

For now, but there will be more.

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Archive JON MMB:Italy Vs US-Straight Right KO Blow

Archive JON MMB: Italy Versus USA – Straight Right KO Blow’.  Render by: JON.  MMB = Mixed Match Boxing.
This is the full title as the DA title block doesn't have enough slots for all the words. 

Boxer fella (Sports) by Ehsartem

Here’s what’s happening.  Earlier in the year the top Italian female underground mixed match champion had challenged the reigning American male mixed match underground champ to a private underground ‘Fight To The Finish’ boxing match some time in the near future.
Well, the future has arrived as he had accepted the challenge and now it’s taking place in a basement warehouse inside a temporary boxing ring that was erected some time ago for these sorts of underground mixed match encounters.
It is both figuratively and literally a underground fight because it is ‘In Deed’ being held in a basement, and nearing its conclusion. 

Spoiler alert:  This challenge to the USA champ didn’t go well for his female challenger.  During this round is depicted the end result:
The power of that straight right punch to her jaw is so great that she’s just been rendered unconscious, and her legs are about to give way.  She will be totally unaware of her toppling forward when her inert body will slam face first onto the canvas covered floorboards.
All that remains is for the Referee to count up the obligatory 10 seconds in order to make this most purist of knockouts as official.
Shown here is a snapshot in time, whereby the White Italian female boxer has been repeatedly punched backwards, and is now trapped against the ropes; setting her up for the White American male boxer to deliver that fight ending debilitating blow to the Jaw.

This picture is what I would term as a ‘Minor Masterwork’ of epic proportions.  Epic doesn’t have to mean a scene on a vast scale.  It can be intimate, and that is precisely the case with this picture.  This is a scene in which for one moment is depicted a blow of such magnitude that it visually defines pain – A hurt that is literally ‘Mind Numbing’; and the next moment is sans that agony.
Two seconds of time, one of pain, and the next second that of the painless sleep of an unconscious brain in coma.

Boxing is a dangerous sport and its ultimate goal is a pure knockout of one of the fighters.  A ‘Pure Kayo’ is where the fighter has been hit in the head with such force that her brain has been rendered unconscious and she has dropped to the canvas floor, unaware of the Referee counting up to 10 and declaring the fight over via knockout.  For this to occur she would be in a coma, which is a potentially deadly situation.
Normally it will be a light coma and a snapped open capsule of ammonium carbonate under her nose usually will arouse consciousness.  This acrid smelling chemical compounds ((NH4)2CO3) is also commonly known as ‘Smelling Salts’.
If it’s a deep coma then things can get rather dicey. Fortunately, in almost all cases, she’ll eventually come around. 

But the ghost of death is always near.  In fact I had an artist friend of mine make visual that ghost.
Here is the visual link to that picture I titled: ‘Ghost Of Death - Always Near’. Rendering by: MkG2k7: LINK:  

Ghost Of Death-Always Near by drewhammond

Moving on:
With this render Jon has make visual the face (both literally and figuratively in her face) of pain, and in literature and art and film what is more epic than the depiction of a great hurt?.
Often Jon will create what the English call a: 'One Off', which means it is a singular picture, and many of Jon's renders are also singular in their superb quality.  And that is the case here, as this is ‘In Deed’ a ‘One Off’.
As is in most of this artist's works, this is a fight to the finish match.  In the beginning, to be a bit biblical, yet again, both fighters agreed it will go on, round after round until one quits due to excessive pain, or exhaustion, or worst still, is rendered unconscious.

When the featured render at the top of this writeup was sent to me via E-Mail, the artist did not include a title.  Therefore, I had to create a title in order to give it a better description so that it could fit into this ‘Mixed Match Archive’.  The following is my reasoning, in detail, behind my title: 'Archive JON MMB: Italy Versus USA – Straight Right KO Blow’.
Firstly, I started with: 'Archive', because that is where this picture is going to be placed – Into an archive of Jon's best works called: ‘Fem Vs Fem And Mixed Matches – Best Of JON’.  This because I have created an ‘Archive’ section in my ‘DA Main Site’ (‘drewhammond’) for the collected works of Jon Tenny.
Next is:  ‘JON’, because that is who the artist is.
After that, for additional description, I added: 'MMB', the initials for: 'Mixed Match Boxing', because this is a boxing match with gloves and is between two different sexes; and that is the fundamental fact of what this picture is all about, and also what this scene depicts.
Continuing with:  ‘Italy Versus UDA’, to identify what counties they represent.
Concluding with what’s going on:  ‘Straight Right KO Blow’.
I can get away with all these title creations or modifications because Jon gave me his written permission, sent via 'DA Notes', long ago, that I can create, modify, or change his renders and titles.
While at times I may modify this artist’s titles, or even change them completely, or to create a new title in order to be more informative, and this is one of those times.  What I will not change is my admiration of his artistic genius.
And this the last I'm going to talk about this subject about titles.

Now, the reason for an archive of Jon’s various works is because a few years ago this very talented artist left Deviant Art, for a variety of reasons, none of which I need go into.  When he still had his DA Site up and running, I uploaded a number of his renderings (with his written e-mail permission) under the auspices of my Main DA Site 'drewhammond'.  It was a series I called: ‘Masterpieces By Others’.
In addition, I also uploaded some of his other works in my DA Group Site 'CombativeWomen’.  Within that DA Group is a folder titled: ‘Mixed Matches’.  However, this picture is not one of them.  This is the first time that it has been uploaded on any of my DA Sites.
To view some of Jon’s other renders that have been included in my DA Group Site ‘CombativeWomen’, here is the visual link to the avatar of that DA Folder ‘Mixed Matches’ that is in that site:  LINK: 

Avatar:Mixed Matches Folder-CombativeWomen Group by drewhammond

Needless to say, with Jon’s shutting down his DA Site, I was appalled at the possibility of the Deviant Art viewers losing the chance to view these remarkable works of art.  And decided to do something about it.
That being said, and done, I created an ‘Archive’ section in my ‘DA Main Site’ (‘drewhammond’) for the collected works of Mister Jon Tenny – Of whom I consider as one of the great masters of depicting mixed fighting in all of its grim brutality.
The title of this archive folder is: ‘Fem Vs Fem And Mixed Matches – Best Of JON’.
Titles aside, this artist is one of the finest creators of ‘Mixed Match Fighting’ ever.  He has also done some ‘Fem Versus Fem’ pictures too, which are also included in that folder.

The final step was to create an ‘Avatar’ for all of those archived pictures.  This avatar, or 'Logo', would be a pictorial ‘Gatekeeper’ leading the viewer to his vast oeuvre of artwork.

In my DA Main Site: ‘drewhammond’ I have a number of folders, and as such each folder will have a full size avatar as its logo.
These folders will hold what I consider some of the greatest combative male and female illustrations in all of Deviant Art.
How many will be added to this Best Of JON collection, I just don't know.  As time goes by there will be additional masterpieces he has created for himself, and for others – Many of which I consider will be timeless in their quality; and as such will be introduced into this folder.
When selecting an avatar for a group folder it has to be the best of the best because it will represent all of the other renders in that folder.  That is why I have chosen this picture as 'The One', as I consider it a masterwork in representing both the imagination and attention to detail that Jon brings to all of his works.
Here is the visual link to the avatar of the DA folder titled: 'Avatar: Fem Vs Fem And Mixed Matches – Best Of JON Folder – DA Main Site':  LINK:

Avatar:Fem Vs Fem And Mixed Matches-DA Main Folder by drewhammond

When he closed down his DA site all of his works were of course gone.  My intent was to resurrect them by placing them in an archive, which would allow future DA viewers to see some of the most astonishing pictures of male versus female combat ever created.
And here they are, and this dedicated archive keeps growing because Jon has sent me his favorite works for me to display, as well as followers of Jon have gone into their computers and dredged out their renderings they had stored, and sent them to me for inclusion in this archive.

He had already yanked all of his work from his DA Site when he started transmitting to me most of his images via attachments to my E-Mail, and some didn’t have titles.  And others were also sending me his renders and in a lot of cases they weren't titled either.  And this is one of those cases.

As mentioned before, Jon has this talent of creating masterworks of men versus women fighting each other, and I used one of his other mixed boxing renders as the avatar of another of my DA Main Site Folders titled: 'Best Mixed Match Fighting DA Folder'. 
Here is the visual link to that avatar which I called: 'Avatar: Best Mixed match Fighting DA Folder - KO Finish':  LINK: 
 

Avatar:Best Mixed Match Fighting DA Folder by drewhammond

Jon has done a series of pictures depicting different women versus different men in various locales – Be they privately held ‘Underground Matches’ (Both figuratively and literally), or ‘Aboveground Matches’, again both figuratively and literally.

The following writeup was included when I uploaded one of his other pictures:
This is a masterwork of man versus woman boxing, whereby the outcome has not yet been decided.  Often Jon will create what the English call a: 'One Off', which means it is a singular picture, and many of Jon's renders are also singular in their superb quality; and that is the case here.
As is in most of this artist's works, this is a fight to the finish match.  In the beginning, to be a bit biblical, yet again, both fighters agreed it will go on, round after round until one quits due to excessive pain, or exhaustion, or worst still, is rendered unconscious.

As concerns ‘Kayos’, in some of Jon’s mixed boxing works, when there is a KO, and after the Referee’s countup to ten, there will be the announcement of: “Winner by knockout”.  Which is exactly what the ringsiders depicted in some of his pictures (The ones who paid the big bucks in order to see a knockout close up in one of these public and privately held mixed matches).  And then there are the even more private underground matches, restricted to each fighter's significant other, as well as close friends – Depicted in this render.
As he was preparing to close his DA Site I wrote to him:

“Jon, I have started a new series of renderings I consider ‘Masterpieces’ which are not part of my ‘Gallery Of Combative Women’. They will be uploaded one per week and the maximum by any one artist was going to be three. Or so I thought until you added to your ‘DA Site’ a series of bare-fisted mixed match renderings that are staggering in their visual and emotional impact. Therefore, you have made me break all the rules. Consequently, a fifth and final rendering has been added to this series, done by you, and here it is. Because I do not own these images, I need your written permission, via ‘DA Notes’, to display all of your works on my ‘DA Gallery Site’.”

Which he did.

In conclusion, the following writeup and picture was included when I uploaded one of his earlier pictures, and in the main I consider apropos to any of his works, be it this one, as well to any follow-on uploads:  Here is the visual link to that picture which I titled: 'Archive MMB – Stripped Of Her Dignity KO': LINK: 

Archive MMB:Stripped Of Her Dignity KO by drewhammond

"In my opinion a work of art that I would classify as a ‘Masterpiece’ doesn’t have to depict an ‘Epic Scene’. Although, most of the art works I commission are ‘in deed’ epics. A masterpiece can also depict a POV (point of view); or a profound emotion made visual; or a profound thought made visual; or an event with extreme consequences; or a critical decision about to be made, or just made. Or in this case another image by Jon which is quite different from my norm; and what I consider the norm is female versus female – Of which there are many who would not consider this normal at all. Bizarre would be a gentle word of what they would think. Anyway, I digress."

In all this talk about 'Epic', and 'Masterwork', here is the visual link to a stunning piece of artwork that visually combines the words epic and masterwork into one complete whole:  I titled it: ‘MMB – The Phantom Punch: Redux’:  LINK:  

MM-The Phantom Punch:Redux by drewhammond

Since then Jon, and others, have sent me a number of additional superb renderings, and here is another one of them.

A number of viewers have written to me essentially asking, ‘What the fuck is going on here?’  Or, ‘Why are you depicting men and women fighting each other?’  Or going even further with: 'Why do you show women fighting each other?'
Well, the only answer I can give is this:  “You are what you love.  You are not the one who loves you back.”  Which means what you love defines you.  It doesn't matter what others think.  Of great danger is allowing those who love you define you.  It’s wonderful to be loved, but those who love you are human, and as such have human frailties.  If you allow them to define you, then when those frailties come to the fore, and they will – It’s a part of being human, then the hurt can be excruciating.  Sometimes to the point of suicide.

Now to the essential point:  These women have determined to prove to themselves, and to themselves alone, of if they have what we pilots call: ‘The Right Stuff’.  I can tell you that flying an airplane can be scary at times – When weather conditions rapidly deteriorate and you can’t see a damn thing, or having to land on a short runway and there is a 40 mph crosswind, or the ultimate terror, which is your engine quits.  It is those, and a myriad of other aerial situations, when you need the right stuff to not panic, to trust your instruments, and yourself.
And what is the ultimate test of a man or woman’s courage, spirit, body, and endurance?  In a word: War.  And boxing, be it with bare fists or gloves, is fistic war – Almost to ‘In Extremus’.  Actual warfare is both figuratively and literally: ‘At the point of death’, and from the Latin literally means: ‘In the farthest reaches.’
Our current civilization has modified this form of fistic war into a sport.  And ‘Aboveground’ has rules and ‘Belowground’ has none, with ‘Underground’ somewhere in between – Rule wise that is.

But this sport always takes place in some form of ‘Battleground’.  And in the ‘Background’ always lurks that ultimate price of warfare: Death.
The end result is these women become fistic warriors, and are willing to take a chance on propelling themselves ever forward in order to emerge victorious in this one on one war.  Knowing full well the fickle compass of fortune, or luck, or whatever, can swing against them and the painful consequences would result in their becoming severely battered about the face and body, bloodied, bruised, ultimately beaten into unconsciousness.  Conscripts who are joined in ferocious battles with outcomes that can end badly as they become casualties of war.

It all starts with the sounding of one metallic note, the clang of a steel hammer hitting a steel bell, signaling the beginning of the first round.  It has been said that a boxing match can be viewed as a study of poetry in motion.  Myself, I view it as a novel, each round is a chapter, the ending the denouement.
To some that first ring of the bell is music to their ears, having the same hypnotic effect as the first notes of a Beethoven symphony – Everything else follows from them.  To the end of time.

‘Nuff said.
Drew.   

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Personal Skills:Airplanes Have Personal Histories

'Personal Skills:  Even Airplanes Have Personal Histories’.   Poster by: Emma Cook and Drew Hammond.
This is the full title as the DA title block doesn't have enough slots for all the words. 

Concerning this render Emma wrote the following via ‘DA Notes’ to me:
Drew, glad you like my comments on our various works.
As to the ‘Personal histories of Slut versus Virgin’:
This choice tells me so much about so many people. There’s the person who took the photo for a start. They must have spotted the chance alignment that made them see the sexual potential and taken the fleeting chance to get that picture before the planes moved. Then there’s the guy who ’Shopped’ it, because I suspect that there is no airline called SLUT. Not that it is impossible, there are plenty of examples of manufactures failing to spot inappropriate names. The car marketed in Britain and the U.S. was called: ‘Nova’, and was named before anyone realized that it was Spanish for ‘It Doesn’t Go’.
Finally, there’s you Drew, the one who got the idea for adding an appropriate caption. And then there’s me, and hopefully lots of others on DA, enjoying the fun.
And all because someone happened to look out of an airport window and have a naughty idea.”

In her questions, and conclusions, Ms. Emma Cook doesn’t miss a thing.  Nor does she hold back about that which she feels passionate about.

Moving on:
There is this female artist in England who has one of the most outrageous sense of humor imaginable, but you don’t have to image it – This because she makes it visual.
It all started when I saw the following by her: Visual link:  LINK:  Personal skills - handbags by lowblowemma
She titled it:  ‘Personal skills – Handbags’.  And in her ‘DA Artists Comments’ section she wrote:  “Always make sure you know where to find your handbag if you need it in an emergency.”

This is a piece of classic ‘English Dry Wit’.  There is even a definition of this type of humor of and by a people known as British, and is from my own copy of the ‘Oxford English Dictionary’: ‘Droll’ – Having a humorous, whimsical, or odd quality.  Curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement.’
Well, there is no getting away from we Americans viewing the British as a bit odd, and they seeing us as a bit bizarre.  Especially our politics, as of late.

Anyway, I sent her the following via her ‘DA Viewers Comments’ section:

From: drewhammond – April 12, 2016:  As an ex-pilot I think this is a really clever picture.  Your sense of humor is superb.  I got a good laugh from this, and although she is flying an Air Force transport, and not a jet fighter, she is flying – And that's one of the greatest sense of personal freedom a gal needs to experience.  Drew.”

The following shows you can’t please everyone:

From:  troysanders1 – September 3, 2015:  “Sorry, but, this looks really stupid and ugly.”

First, that person isn’t ‘Sorry’, and second, they simply ‘Don’t Get It’.

Anyway, she goes by Emma Cook, and her DA Main Site is:  ‘lowblowemma’.
Ms. Cook has three poster groupings: ‘Love Is’, ‘Relationship Skills’, and 'Personal Skills'.  

So I sent her a ‘DA Note’: “We have got to get together and jointly create some additional 'Love Is' and ‘Skills’ posters. Drew.”

Via ‘DA Notes’ she replied:  “What a compliment.  I'm afraid I've neglected that album. I do have a few more that I have not submitted, but they are based on photos that are 'owned' by people on DA, and I have learnt how touchy some people are, for themselves and for others. What did you have in mind?
Emma.”

From Drew: “What I have in my bizarre mind is we first take one of your 'Personal Skills’ poster frames and place the following photograph in it and we title it: 'Personal Skills: Even Airplanes Have Personal Histories’.”
The following is the visual link to the illustration I sent her which I had originally titled: 'Even More - Funny Beyond Words’:  LINK:  Even More - Funny Beyond Words by drewhammond

Then I concluded with: “Finally we use another one of your 'Relationship Skills’ poster frames and place the following illustration in it and we title it: 'Relationship Skills: When You Care Enough To Send Your Very Best’.”
The following is the visual link to the illustration I sent her which I had originally titled: ' Greek Boxers - 2,500 Years Ago’:  LINK: 

Greek Boxers - 2,500 Years Ago by drewhammond

As an aside, this is a play on an American cliché.  In this case that Greek Female Olympic boxer is delivering her very best via a roundhouse right fist to her opponent’s face.

How we got together is not too long ago I blundered into the following, which she titled: 'Relationship Skills - Share A Private Moment': Visual LINK:  

Relationship skills - share a private moment by lowblowemma
And that did it.  I was hooked onto her outrageous sense of droll, as well as erotic, humor.
After I sent her a note suggesting we get together and do some humorous posters together.

Emma answered: “It doesn't look like you need my help, Drew. You're doing fine by yourself.”

To which I replied: “No, I'm not doing fine at all. I don't have the knowledge to combine a photo with a 'Love Is' format box. So I'll just accept your blowing me off in polite way. Too bad, it could have been fun. Drew.”

Her response:  “So I blow you off do I?
Interesting. Does that mean the same thing in the US and in Britain? I like the image?
I didn't mean to reject your suggestion. I was just pointing out that you had good ideas.
By The Way: How do I insert a photo into a note like you do? I can't find any way to make it work. I'll make one up with one of your photos. Maybe something naughtier than we could submit here.  Emma.”

I replied:  “Any upload in DA will have on its far right side a 'Thumb', With your mouse copy completely that number (make sure you include the ':' on the left and right sides of that number). Then post it to your 'Reply Note'.
By The Way:  ‘Blowing Me Off’, or as you wrote: “Blow Away”, means: Get Lost Creep – But in a polite way.  Drew.”

Emma’s reply:  “My problem is that I think about sex too much. Sorry if that is a problem.
I'm glad we are in touch like this. It allows us to be more open about what we like and dislike. About what we get out of seeing each other's posts.  I've been making up some new posters using my photos of wrestlers getting busted. A whole new category of supposedly witty or ironic comments to go with the photos.
Do you want me to make up posters of some of the ones you suggested?"

Reply from Drew: “In a word: ‘Yes’.”

Reply from Emma:  “OK so you want funny? What about funny and erotic? Perhaps we should not be too ambitious?
I'll give these ‘A Go’. They are really good. Only concern is that they may exceed the word limit, and that can make the finished product look a bit shabby.

Reply from Drew:  “Too ambitious? This is what I get out of my artists - Now that's ambitious made visual. And since EVERYTHING you see in the render came out of my mind's eye, and the artist did as I asked him (I ask, I don't demand) you can see I am no prude. Drew.”
The following is the visual link to this commission which I titled: '150,000 DA GROUP HITS:  Kunt Punch KO':  LINK:  

150,000 DA GROUP HITS-Kunt Punch KO by drewhammond

Reply from Emma:  This one really turned me on.  Now this is so erotic. The theme of domination, of physical power.
I like talking to you.  I think I should acknowledge your contribution here. How should we do that?
I can tell you how to make your own posters if you like. Even if you won't want me any more then. Emma.”

Finally, the two of us have created an 'Avatar' of what is titled: 'Avatar: The Best Of Emma Cook DA Posters Folder'.
The following is what I sent her on my thinking about the reason for this avatar:

From Drew: “What I think we should do is create a single ‘Avatar’ for some of your, as well as some of mine, best co-created posters.
I have two DA Sites, the main one is my DA Main Site: ‘drewhammond’; and the other is my DA Group Site: ‘CombativeWomen’.
Planning ahead for the future I think all of these co-produced posters should reside in the Group Site.  Eventually, over the passage of the next several years, there will be a total of exactly 100 of these poster renders in a dedicated folder that we can create at the rate of one per week.  That way we don’t get fixated on producing only posters.
I view an ‘Avatar’ as a sort of ‘Logo’ for a dedicated folder in Deviant Art for a series of pictures.  It is at the beginning of a DA folder and is a visual introduction of such works.
Now, the photograph I suggest to represent all of these present and future co-production posters is from a underground boxing match held here in Los Angeles not too long ago.  It was fully paid for by a female boxing aficionado who demanded that he, and a small number of invited aficionados, sit at ringside and witness two female fighters pound away at each other until one was eventually counted out by the Referee.  They had to wear chain thongs, which I had to personally design, fabricate, and then custom fit to each boxer’s physique.  And that it was to be a fight to the finish – Meaning it would go on for a series of 3 minute rounds, until eventually one was knocked out.  And that conclusion would be the photograph depicted in the poster.
I am sending, via e-mail attachment, a visual link to be inserted inside that poster which I consider a knockout of a photograph – Literally.
And there you have it:  We both create a unique poster, which will read: ‘Avatar:  Best Of Emma Cook Posters – DA Group Folder’.
Featured in that Avatar Poster will be that ‘Classic Knockout’ of a photo.
Sincerely, Drew."

Here is the visual link to that avatar:  LINK:  

Avatar:Best Of Emma Cook DA Posters Folder by drewhammond

In conclusion, here is the link to Emma’s DA Main Site: ‘lowblowemma’: LINK: lowblowemma.deviantart.com/
And here is the avatar of her logo of her DA Site: LINK: :iconlowblowemma:

‘Nuff said,
Drew.

For now, but there will be more.

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2,050,000 DA HITS:A New View Of Defeat

‘2,050,000 DA HITS: A New View Of Defeat’.   Render by: MerlinKing.  (EC)

Boxer fella (Sports) by Ehsartem

There are milestones in life as there are milestones in DA.  Concerning my Main Deviant Art Site, every time an additional 50,000 hits are registered, I consider that a milestone and seek to have a picture created in order to visually depict my hitting such an honor.
As an artist evolves he or she will also face a milestone.  And it can be a daunting one as they trudge toward the unknown fraught with risk – For in the distance is the promise of one of two momentous results: Failure or Success.
And that is what Merlin, this artist faced.  He has a DA Site he calls: ‘MerlinKing’ and I consider him one of the finest artists in all DA in depicting combative women.  I wanted the best so I went to the best to create this 2 million plus milestone. 

We’ve done this before.  Here is the visual link to a previous milestone render he did for me which I titled: ‘550,000 DA HITS: Punched To Her Knees’ for me: LINK: 

550,000 DA HITS: Punched To Her Knees by drewhammond

Going further into the past, he created this: ‘350,000 DA HITS: Tit Punch KO’.
Here is the visual link to that earlier milestone render:  LINK:

350,000 DA HITS: Tit Punch KO by drewhammond

In this stunning picture at the top of this tome, is shown the artist’s humor in depicting the loser with the top of her head resting on the canvas; looking up between her legs at this modern day female Gladiatrix who has just pounded her to that canvas floor.
This is ‘In Deed’ a new view of a defeat by knockout.
The Referee is about to end the match in ten seconds.  This because even though the downed boxer has both gloves on the ropes in a failed attempt to get back up, she is too dazed to have the coordination needed in her legs to regain her feet in time.  She is conscious enough to hear the Referee’s count up to ‘Ten’, followed by: “You’re Out”, but has not the strength to do anything about the humiliating outcome of her being knocked out of the fight.    

As the title states, this is: ‘A New View Of Defeat’.  This funny way of looking at a new way a female boxer can lose a boxing match is juxtaposed with the ominous wide open stance of the winner as she literally, and figuratively, looks down at the defeated opponent.
This fight didn’t last very long, as is evidenced by the lack of blood on the gloves of both fighters and no bruises on the face of the Caucasian.  Think three rounds.

The Negress was rather kind in ending the battle so soon.  By the end of the second round she knew she had her White opponent beaten.
And her Brunette opponent knew it too.  In the first two rounds the Brunette realized that she was fighting a superior boxer.  The Negress was faster on her feet, hit harder, and could take every punch her Caucasian rival could deliver, and in the doing the African-American shrugged off her best shots and continued her relentless advance to close in and hammer away at her opponent’s face and body.
But the White woman was made of stern stuff, and was not about to quit.  She would battle back as hard as she could and was determined to go down swinging.  Which was the inevitable outcome. 

So how did both parties blunder into this obviously unequal match?
It was work related – Seriously work related.
Both women were college educated and equally qualified for an opening of a managerial position in the company they worked for.
It was a singular position. 

Aye, there was the rub. 

Now, from the start of their employment, both women were rivals.  Race wasn’t an issue, nor did they dislike each other.  It was cultural, in that Elki was a ‘Jewess Princess’ and came from a wealthy Jewish community called Encino in the San Fernando Valley; while Shaka was ‘Straight Outta Compton’, which is a community that is not a place, but instead an emotion.  And often emotions run amok in that part of Los Angeles and Shaka’s mother deliberately named her daughter from a South African masculine word meaning ‘Chief’, or ‘Leader’.  And she lived up to her name in high school.  She didn’t look for trouble, but if it came her way this ‘Warrioress’ would fistically take care of a rival sista – Both quickly and hurtfully.
However, both had one thing in common in that each had graduated from UCLA.  One the hard way and the other the easy opposite.  Shaka was there on a women’s basketball scholarship, and worked part time at the university’s Student Union for spending money; while Elki’s parents paid for her schooling as well as the sorority she lived at.
They did have one other thing in common, which was both of their boyfriends graduated from the ‘University Of Southern California’.  Which is the height of irony in that both the public UCLA and private USC were bitter cross town rivals – In all matters; be it academic, athletic, or social.  Especially the social backgrounds.  The not so friendly schism was rather wide in that both university students looked down their collective noses (Snooty noses at the private USC. Working class noses at the public UCLA) at the other; but in this case love did conquer all.

Sorta. 

Each of the gals traveled in quite different circles and their fellows followed along.  These couples didn’t double date.
Because they knew each other at USC, their two guys were close friends and hung out with each other at times. 

And so it came to pass that their boyfriends decided that this rivalry nonsense should stop, and the four of them went out on their first double date.  All of them would go out to a bar/restaurant after work was over on a Friday evening and each of the men would earnestly seek to end this silly rivalry between their respective girlfriends.
As sometimes happens, it didn’t go to plan.  In fact it descended into disaster.  And this descent was lubricated with alcohol.  And all were to blame.
Of course the upcoming promotion was brought up by the gals, and then their guys, fueled by a number of scotch on the rocks doubles, went off the beam by suggesting that both women fight for the position.
In their alcoholic stupor, they weren’t serious.
But both women, seized on the concept that this promotion was worth fighting for – Literally.  And they took it seriously.
And in their alcoholic haze did the two of them seriously propose a fistic solution to their significant others.  Which they both rejected outright.

At first.

As they ate dinner the men began to sober up and became reflective.  And started to think about their wildest fantasy.  Which is just about every man has this fantasy of two women fighting each other in order for the winner to be his exclusive fuck.
They didn’t express it this way, but both of the boyfriends said it would be a bit of a lark if the two of them did ‘In Deed’ settle this matter of who should get the promotion via fists encased in boxing gloves.  The loser would tell her boss that she wished to withdraw from consideration and award it to the other candidate.
Now, there is this 3,000 year old Jewish saying which goes like this: ‘Be careful of what you ask/wish for.  You just might get it!’ 

Well, the female rivals got it.

Much to the surprise of the guys, both women immediately, fueled by vast amounts of margaritas, agreed to their solution of who would be the chosen one.  Think: ‘Queen Bee’. 

A few days later, after work, the four of them all went to the large all-inclusive gym that Elki belonged to.  In the far corner was the area set aside for boxing related training.  And a full size boxing ring for sparring.  That is where they met the trainer in charge.  Both Elki and Shaka took turns explaining what they sought to settle the promotion issue.  And added that such a bizarre solution was fueled by alcohol and pride.
The bemused trainer realized that everyone involved was trapped by various levels of male and female pride and decided to give everyone an ‘Out’.  Especially the two women, who were proposing something silly, that if allowed to occur could escalate into a painful debacle.
The ‘Out’ he suggested to both women was that they come back to the gym after closing hours and he would set up the boxing ring for a private bout between the two of them.  And one of the female trainers who worked at the gym would even act as Referee. 

He looked at the two men and said, “Since there will be rounds, and in between one minute rest periods, I suppose you two guys would each act as their cornerman?”
Both of them at first chuckled, then with big smiles nodded in the affirmative.
In detail he explained they would enter the ring equipped with headgear, Everlast Racerback sport bras with protective cups, boxing trunks with groin protectors that were especially designed for female boxers, and 16 ounce boxing gloves.  And they go at it for ten rounds.  He knew that protected as they were by the headguards, protective sports bras and almost pillow size boxing gloves, both women would run out of gas after they got half way through the ten rounds.
They would have burned off the excitement/fear adrenalin by then and both would mutually agree to quit from pure exhaustion.
He had been before.  When a gym has a full blown boxing ring there will be times when two people, be they male or female, will demand to get into that roped in enclosure of pain and settle severe grievances with padded fists.  The trainer had seen it all, and in most cases his suggestion of the protective gear and the grueling length of the ten rounds had worked. No serious harm done, except for the occasional bloody nose, which would stop a fight right then; or some symbol of what they went through – Usually a black eye or two.    

In this case there was a big historical ‘However’ that the trainer hadn’t counted on.
Thousands of years ago in Ancient Greece there had been various Greek plays that dealt with tragedy.  These ‘Tragedies’ had a number of tragic words in them, or were themed around such words.  All of which defined various human frailties – Any of which would result in catastrophe for most of those involved.
One such word was: ‘Hubris’: A Greek word that describes extreme pride and arrogance in a person, and is a character flaw that will ultimately bring about their downfall.

The modern double tragedy that was about to unfold was both women suffered from hubris.  Although they didn’t know it, each of their beliefs about the fistic prowess of the other had a name.  And it belonged to the Greek goddess: ‘Nemesis’.  Who is the goddess of divine retribution for those who seek calamitous justice.  Or the modern version of looking at the concept is a nemesis is an opponent who is formidable, and usually victorious rival.  Try unbeatable.
Each, steeped in their fatal flaw of hubris, thought they were the nemesis of the other.
Rejecting outright the trainer’s ‘Out’, they collectively decided to get down and dirty.
Elki had heard the expressions ‘Underground’, and ‘Fight To The Finish’ before, but was not aware of its considerable meaning, and even more brutal consequences.  She then compressed the two terms into one extended expression, which was fraught with potential disaster. 

“What exactly is a ‘Underground Fight To The Finish’?” Elki asked the trainer in all her naiveté of voice and expression.

Hearing the question, a bemused Shaka rolled her eyes skyward and mumbled to herself, “Are you about to get an earful, sista.”

The dumbfounded trainer, realizing the naiveté of the question, took his time to find a dignified answer.

That is when Shaka broke in and in a very deliberate tone, and with deadly precision stated, “Elki, it’s a fight whereby only one is left standing.  When there are underground rules then it is bare fists or boxing gloves.  Underground means just that.  It’s usually in the basement of a house or the basement of a warehouse.  If the fighters are lucky it will be in some sort of temporary boxing ring.  If it’s men fighters that’s one thing; but if it’s between women then that’s something else altogether.  The only men’s rules that are used is the three minute round and a one minute rest period.  There’s no limit to the rounds.  It goes on and on until one is unable to go on because of the pain, or is knocked unconscious.
Trust me in this.  Both women are out to humiliate the other. And that’s just for starters.  Each will try to destroy the other’s sexuality.  If they wear anything at all it will be thongs, and they will attack the other’s bare breasts with a vengeance.  It will be with boxing gloves because a bare fist hitting the bones of a face or rib bones can break a hand if delivered with full force.  The gloves padding will cushion the hand just enough so they can slam those gloves into each other’s face and ribs with all their weight behind it.  Or their pubic bone if it gets that ‘Down And Dirty’.  Oh, and forget those 16 ounce gloves.  It will be 4 or 6 ounce gloves, we call them ‘Nasties’ because they are small enough to dig deep into your body.  Like your ‘Pooch’ – You know, that little bulge in your lower belly where your uterus is hidden.  Well, those gloves will find that essence of your sexuality and smash it.  After a couple of rounds your tits will be shapeless orbs of blood, oozing all sorts of fluids from the nipples.  Shall I go on?  Sista.”

“No need”, whispered the shocked Jewess. 

Then the Negress looked at the trainer and said, with passion in her voice, “You know, I’ve had my share of bare fist punchouts in high school, but I’ve never been in a real fight to the finish boxing match with a fully equipped ring, regular rounds, wearing boxing gloves and having a Referee.  And a corner man or woman to take care of me between round.  The whole nine yards.  So count me in coach.  If Elki will man up and get in there with me, we’ll have one hell of a fucking rumble in the jungle.”

That is when both looked at the Brunette for a reply to the challenge.
She realized that Shaka’s tirade was meant to both shock and scare her, and with a great deal of self-control she didn’t allow her body to tremble.  She also knew that if she backed off, it would be seen as a back down.  And the promotion would go to her…… “Nemesis”.  The word slammed into her brain.  It entered silently, and she now realized that she recalled that word, and all of its dreadful meaning, which she had come across during her college days. 

Then she thought, “I can take this bitch.  I’ll turn this word around be her fucking nemesis.”

Elki, in an even voice answered, “Send me in too, coach.”

A big smile exploded across Shaka’s face as she exclaimed, “All Right!” Her arms then flung up in a victory salute, as she added, “We’ll go at it!”

And they did.
They arranged with the gym’s manger that the following Sunday evening, after the gym was closed, the two women, their boyfriends, and a few close friends would partake in something that is normally only fantasied about.
And this picture is the humiliating result.         

The question arises, how brutal can a female fight to the finish be?  And is there precedent?
Let me count the ways.  Both in the real world and in art.
Merlin has visually explored this question with exquisite detailed renderings.

Starting with the visual link to a picture showing the humiliating ending of a underground boxing match I titled:  ‘Fait Accompli Made Visual: 60 second KO’:  LINK:

Fait Accompli Made Visual:60 Second KO by drewhammond

Here is where the boxers are virtually naked, and one is attacking her opponent’s breast.
This is a visual link to that picture I titled:  ‘Avatar: Tit Punch Or Breast Squeeze Folder – CombativeWomen Group’:  LINK:  

Avatar:Tit Punch Or Breast Squeeze Folder by drewhammond

In this following picture we go back 2,000 years to Ancient Rome and are witness to a fight between two female Gladiatrix who are wearing ‘Caestus’ on their hands.
Here is the visual link to that remarkable render which I titled: 'Masterpieces By Others-Nr: 63’:  LINK:

Masterpieces By Others-Nr:63 by drewhammond

Here is the background of this artist:
My friend, Merlin, is an artist who is a master of the POV (Point Of View).  He has the ability to imagine a scene in his ‘Mind’s Eye’, and then has the artistic megatalent to make it visual.

Here is yet another picture of a genre that I call: ‘Intimate Masterworks’.  These are great works of art that in the boxing world would be called: ‘Infighting’, in that they are up close and personal.

Very close.  Very personal.  At times face to face.
Here is the visual link to a 'Infighting' picture that I titled: ‘Nonplussed Pose: Naked Boxers – Left To The Navel': LINK: 

Nonplussed Pose:Naked Boxers-Left To The Navel by drewhammond

Can he create ‘Epic Masterworks’? Can he ever – Here is the visual link to a picture I titled: ‘750,000 DA HITS: Thong Trophy Boxing Match’: LINK: 

750,000 DA HITS:Thong Trophy Boxing Match by drewhammond

This render is from an artist who calls himself by one name: ‘Merlin’, and has a new DA Site he calls: ‘MerlinKing‘.
And he put one of his latest creations there.
And here.

It’s all here – The conscious and the unconscious, the ‘Yin And Yang’ of female boxing made for all to see.
Merlin does it with feeling.  Deep feelings about the brutality of what we the aficionados of the sport of female boxing view as: ‘A Terrible Beauty’.

Here is the visual link to another epic conclusion of that ‘Terrible Beauty Sport’.  I titled this work: ‘Knowing When To Back Off':  LINK: Knowing When To Back Off by drewhammond
This image makes visual all the pathos we feel for a fallen fighter, and yet at the same time is contrasted with the arrogance of the standing winner.  The defeated opponent is not even aware of the symbolic humiliation of the stance of the victoress at the far side of the ‘Squared Circle’.

The essence of Yin And Yang is what initially seems to be opposite or contrary forces may actually be complementary.  In a physical way, both women are ‘In Deed’ interconnected as well as interdependent, in that both boxers are committed to a confined area called a ‘Boxing Ring’.  There is no escape from the enclosing ropes which define the physical limits of all four sides. They stand or fall within those surrounding ropes.  Once both have entered into the confining ropes of what is known in boxing terms as the ‘Squared Circle’, there is no deliverance from that painful hell other than in eventual victory or defeat.
All sorts of yin and yang dualities are made manifest within those ropes – Be it light and dark, war and peace, love and hate, but in most instances it is usually triumph and despair.

Now to an update of the artist who created these renders:
Merlin has retired – Sorta.

At the end of last year, December 2015, my good friend and artist, who calls himself: ‘Merlin’, retired from ‘Merlin’s Kingdom’, a website he helped create, along with his partner, Seaking, back in 2001.  During that time period he created about two illustrated stories a week to total 850 – A prodigious amount of superb artwork.  Not 850 individual pictures, but 850 illustrated stories that contained a multitude of pictures – Just about any, of such quality, that they could stand on their own as a fine work of combative female art.
But such artistic drive can come at a steep price.
Burned out comes to mind.
So he retired and gave both his artistic eyes and creative mind a much needed rest.

It lasted six months.

During June 2016 his creative urges eventually got the best of him and he started to create new works.  That is when he started up a DA Main Site he calls: ‘MerlinKing’.
And from that DA Site I selected a picture which would serve as the avatar for a folder I created which would hold all of Merlin’s Kingdom and MerlinKing’s past, present, and future renders.

The artist and I go back a long ways, and over those many years I’ve devoted a lot of words detailing Merlin’s vast oeuvre of artwork.  Now, there are those who would label the whole combative women genre as: ‘Fetish’ – In both art and word.  However, methinks both Merlin and I view such subject matter with a clearer eye – Albeit we would both admit to our collective eyes being more than a bit prejudice, especially when he and I discuss the fetish aspect of females fighting other females – Or on occasion men.

Speaking of avatars, there is a folder in my DA Main Site (drewhammond) that contains all of my DA Main and Group uploads of ‘Merlin’s Kingdom’ renders.  It has been recently retitled: ‘The Best Of Merlin’s Kingdom And MerlinKing’, because new works from his own DA Site that I will display and write about will now be included.
Here is the visual link to the avatar that is the gatekeeper leading to his full array of those pictures I uploaded on Deviant Art:  LINK: 

Avatar:Best Of Merlin's Kingdom And MerlinKing by drewhammond

Looking back I’ve always considered Merlin as someone who is blessed.  Not in a religious way, instead he is doing what he likes, and how many of us can claim that.  He has conquered his craft and methinks in the doing has ‘Won a satisfaction and a triumph few men ever know’.

In his novel ‘You Can’t Go Home Again’, Thomas Wolfe wrote the following, and it is apropos to Merlin, to a stunning degree:

‘If a man has talent and cannot use it, he has failed. If he has talent and uses only half of it, he has half failed. If he has a talent and learns somehow to use the whole of it, he has gloriously succeeded, and won a satisfaction and a triumph few men ever know.’

Somehow, from a somewhere known only to his muse, this Englishman used his artistic talents to the fullest, and the result is we, his viewers, have experienced a visual satisfaction and psychic triumph from his art that has both dazzled our eyes as well as tormented the swirling, churning inners of our oft troubled souls.
In my DA Main Site: ‘DrewHammond’ I have a substantial number of this artist’s renders. As mentioned before, this fine Englishman used to have a website which he called: ‘Merlin’s Kingdom’ and it was devoted to combative women; as well as some combative men; and featured renderings in the 3D format by Merlin, who used to be the site’s co-owner.  On that site there is plenty to read too, as there are a number of stories, accompanied by pictures, throughout that site.  Merlin, who used to do the art work is from England, and as such everything is first class – In that his art reflects the rich artistic history of that noble race of island people.  And in the doing, reflects the unique inner vision to pictorially present all that is noble in action and spirit in combative women. Fighters who are willing to literally lay bare their bodies, display their deep courage, accept at times an amount of horrific pain in order to present an unrelenting desire to not only seek victory and glory, but to reveal their very inner souls in their quest to not only win, but to prevail.  Consequently, I suggest my viewers give that site a gander.

If truth be told, I’m a writer, not an artist, and as such commission works of art.
Half a lifetime ago I once owned and published and sold illustrated novellas and novels about combative women, and a few mixed match ones, and commissioned artists to do the illustrated art work.  All of which I have uploaded on my DA Main Site (drewhammond).

Currently on DA I still commission original art work but just post them, and include a written commentary on what I was attempting to depict as well as the background of the commissioned artist.  With some selected pictures have them framed and hang them on the walls of my house.  They no longer go into illustrated stories.
In addition, I upload works by artists I admire and do writeups about their work and about them.  With their written permission of course, sent to me via DA Notes.

And that is the case here.  So in giving credit where credit is due this stunning female boxing picture was created by the artist, Merlin, and he has a DA Main Site he calls: ‘MerlinKing’.

Now to other matters of great import:
Over the years, a number of viewers have written to me essentially asking, ‘What the fuck is going on here?’  Or, ‘Why are you depicting women fighting each other?’
Well, the only answer I can give is this:  “You are what you love.  You are not the one who loves you back.”  Which means what you love defines you.  It doesn't matter what others think.  Of great danger is allowing those who love you define you.  It’s wonderful to be loved, but those who love you are human, and as such have human frailties.  If you allow them to define you, then when those frailties come to the fore, and they will – It’s a part of being human, then the hurt can be excruciating.  Sometimes to the point of suicide.
Now to the essential point:  These women have determined to prove to themselves, and to themselves alone, of if they have what we pilots call: ‘The Right Stuff’.  They know full well that when they enter a boxing ring it is dangerous, and can be lethal on occasion.  Now, I can tell you that flying an airplane can be scary at times – When weather conditions rapidly deteriorate and you can’t see a damn thing, or having to land on a short runway and there is a 40 mph crosswind, or the ultimate terror, which is your engine quits.  It is those, and a myriad of other aerial situations, when you need the right stuff to not panic, to trust your instruments, and yourself.
And what is the ultimate test of a woman’s courage, spirit, body, and endurance?  In a word: War.  And boxing, be it with bare fists or gloves, is fistic war – Almost to ‘In Extremus’.  Actual warfare is both figuratively and literally: ‘At the point of death’, and from the Latin literally means: ‘In the farthest reaches.’
Our current civilization has modified this form of fistic war into a sport.  And ‘Aboveground’ has rules and ‘Belowground’ has none, with ‘Underground’ somewhere in between – Rule wise that is.
But this sport always takes place in some form of ‘Battleground’.  And in the ‘Background’ always lurks that ultimate price of warfare the: Spectre Of Death’.
Boxing is a dangerous sport and the ghost of death is always near.  In fact I had an artist friend of mine make visual that ghost.
Here is the visual link to that picture I titled: ‘Ghost Of Death - Always Near’. Rendering by: MkG2k7: LINK:  

Ghost Of Death-Always Near by drewhammond

The end result is these women become fistic warriors, and are willing to take a chance on propelling themselves ever forward in order to emerge victorious in this one on one war.  Knowing full well the fickle compass of fortune, or luck, or whatever, can swing against them and the painful consequences would result in their becoming severely battered about the face and body, bloodied, bruised, ultimately beaten into unconsciousness.  Conscripts who are joined in ferocious battles with outcomes that can end badly as they become casualties of war.

To conclude.  The combative women that Merlin portrays are realistic fighters.  A number of the DA artists portray their fighters with slim figures who are visually based upon Vogue Magazine models.  These almost stick like figures would be broken in two in no time by a buffed fighter.  As an aside, there are those who view Merlin’s well fed battlers as corpulent – In a word fat.  Now, the German word: ‘Kummerspeck’ means: ‘Excess Weight’ gained from emotional overeating.  Literally: ‘Grief Bacon’.  In my opinion they are not overweight, instead I see them as: ‘Voluptuous’.

As an aside, the question can arise that because I admire Merlin's artistic talent so much, and even greater and more important, is our friendship, do I have a particular picture that I favor over all others?  The succiant answer is "Yes", and I will be brief on the 'Why'.
I titled it: 'Canvas Crucifix: Knocking On Heaven’s Door - My Lord’.  Rendering by: MerlinKing.

At the beginning of the writeup, I wrote: 

‘For I am now ready to be offered.
And the time of my departure has come.
I have fought the good fight.
I have finished my course.
I have kept the faith.’     2 Timothy 6:7 KJV

Canvas Crucifix:Knocking On Heaven's Door-My Lord by drewhammond

At the end of the writeup I concluded with:
Finally, this bout was concluded seconds ago, a fleeting lifetime ago; but that was then, and this is now.  And in this now it is about inspiration, and my three favorite poet/writers who have inspired me greatly are in turn: Yahweh: the ‘King James Version’.  Will Shakespeare; the greatest playwright of all time.  And Bob Dylan; who just won the ‘Nobel Prize For Literature’.  I quote their stanzas often.
At the beginning of this writeup I started with Yahweh, who inspired Saint Paul to write 2 Timothy; and will conclude with the following stanzas by: Robert Allen Zimmerman:

‘It's getting dark, too dark to see.
I feel I'm knocking on heaven's door.
That long black cloud is coming down.
I feel I'm knocking on heaven's door.
Knock, knock, knocking on heaven's door.’  Bob Dylan: ‘Knocking On Heaven’s Door’

'Nuff said,
Drew.

Except to add here is the link to his DA Main Site ‘MerlinKing’:  LINK: merlinking.deviantart.com/
And here is the visual link to the avatar of that site:   :iconmerlinking:

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Personal Skills:Don't Drink And Fly

'Personal Skills: Don’t Drink And Fly’.'  Poster by: Emma Cook and Drew Hammond.

Concerning this render Emma wrote the following via ‘DA Notes’ to me:
“Drew, glad you like my comments on our various works.
As to the ‘Don’t Drink And Fly’:
This would be a great poster for our annual ‘Don’t Drink And Drive’ campaign in the UK over the Christmas and New Year period.  It’s been running for so long that people are becoming immune to it, so we try to devise a more powerful way to convey the message each year. This one would certainly catch everyone’s attention.
It would make me wonder how that poor witch feels after a high speed collision between her crotch and that tree.  And where, for that matter, did her broom stick end up? Ouch.

In her questions, and conclusions, Ms. Emma Cook doesn’t miss a thing.  Nor does she hold back about that which she feels passionate about.
As an aside: As an ex-pilot can relate that I never ever considered drinking anything with alcohol in it, not even a beer, 12 hours before taking off.  It's against Federal law, as well being common sense.              

Moving on:
There is this female artist in England who has one of the most outrageous sense of humor imaginable, but you don’t have to image it – This because she makes it visual.
It all started when I saw the following by her: Visual link:  LINK:  Personal skills - handbags by lowblowemma
She titled it:  ‘Personal skills – Handbags’.  And in her ‘DA Artists Comments’ section she wrote:  “Always make sure you know where to find your handbag if you need it in an emergency.”

This is a piece of classic ‘English Dry Wit’.  There is even a definition of this type of humor of and by a people known as British, and is from my own copy of the ‘Oxford English Dictionary’: ‘Droll’ – Having a humorous, whimsical, or odd quality.  Curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement.’
Well, there is no getting away from we Americans viewing the British as a bit odd, and they seeing us as a bit bizarre.  Especially our politics, as of late.
Anyway, I sent her the following via her ‘DA Viewers Comments’ section:

From: drewhammond – April 12, 2016:  As an ex-pilot I think this is a really clever picture.  Your sense of humor is superb.  I got a good laugh from this, and although she is flying an Air Force transport, and not a jet fighter, she is flying – And that's one of the greatest sense of personal freedom a gal needs to experience.  Drew.”

The following shows you can’t please everyone:

From:  troysanders1 – September 3, 2015:  “Sorry, but, this looks really stupid and ugly.”

First, that person isn’t ‘Sorry’, and second, they simply ‘Don’t Get It’.

Anyway, she goes by Emma Cook, and her DA Main Site is:  ‘lowblowemma’.
Ms. Cook has three poster groupings: ‘Love Is’, ‘Relationship Skills’, and 'Personal Skills'.  

So I sent her a ‘DA Note’: “We have got to get together and jointly create some additional 'Love Is' and ‘Skills’ posters. Drew.”

Via ‘DA Notes’ she replied:  “What a compliment.  I'm afraid I've neglected that album. I do have a few more that I have not submitted, but they are based on photos that are 'owned' by people on DA, and I have learnt how touchy some people are, for themselves and for others. What did you have in mind?
Emma.”

From Drew: “What I have in my bizarre mind is we first take one of your 'Personal Skills’ poster frames and place the following photograph in it and we title it: 'Personal Skills: Don’t Drink And Fly’.”
The following is the visual link to the illustration I sent her which I had originally titled: 'More - Funny Beyond Words’:  LINK:   More - Funny Beyond Words by drewhammond

Concluding with: “Finally we use another of your 'Relationship Skills’ poster frames and place the following render in it and we title it: ‘Relationship Skills’: You’ve Been A Bad Boy And Need Punishment’.”
The following is the visual link to the render I sent her which I had originally titled:  ‘Punishing Blonde.’ :  LINK: 

Punishing Blonde-D. Pascarelli by drewhammond

How we got together is not too long ago I blundered into the following, which she titled: Refereeing': Visual LINK:  

Refereeing by lowblowemma
And that did it.  I was hooked onto her outrageous sense of droll, as well as erotic, humor.

After I sent her a note suggesting we get together and do some humorous posters together, Emma answered: 

“It doesn't look like you need my help, Drew. You're doing fine by yourself.”

To which I replied: “No, I'm not doing fine at all. I don't have the knowledge to combine a photo with a 'Love Is' format box. So I'll just accept your blowing me off in polite way. Too bad, it could have been fun. Drew.”

Her response:  “So I blow you off do I?
Interesting. Does that mean the same thing in the US and in Britain? I like the image?
I didn't mean to reject your suggestion. I was just pointing out that you had good ideas.
By The Way: How do I insert a photo into a note like you do? I can't find any way to make it work. I'll make one up with one of your photos. Maybe something naughtier than we could submit here.  Emma.”

I replied:  “Any upload in DA will have on its far right side a 'Thumb', With your mouse copy completely that number (make sure you include the ':' on the left and right sides of that number). Then post it to your 'Reply Note'.
By The Way:  ‘Blowing Me Off’, or as you wrote: “Blow Away”, means: Get Lost Creep – But in a polite way.  Drew.”

Emma’s reply:  “My problem is that I think about sex too much. Sorry if that is a problem.
I'm glad we are in touch like this. It allows us to be more open about what we like and dislike. About what we get out of seeing each other's posts.  I've been making up some new posters using my photos of wrestlers getting busted. A whole new category of supposedly witty or ironic comments to go with the photos.
Do you want me to make up posters of some of the ones you suggested?"

Reply from Drew: “In a word: ‘Yes’.”

Reply from Emma:  “OK so you want funny? What about funny and erotic? Perhaps we should not be too ambitious?
I'll give these ‘A Go’. They are really good. Only concern is that they may exceed the word limit, and that can make the finished product look a bit shabby.

Reply from Drew:  “Too ambitious? This is what I get out of my artists - Now that's ambitious made visual. And since EVERYTHING you see in the render came out of my mind's eye, and the artist did as I asked him (I ask, I don't demand) you can see I am no prude. Drew.”
The following is the visual link to this commission which I titled: 'Kunt Punch KO – Redux In Color: Kayoed Made Visual’.  LINK:  

Kunt Punch KO:Redux In Color by drewhammond

Reply from Emma:  This one really turned me on.  Now this is so erotic. The theme of domination, of physical power.
I like talking to you.  I think I should acknowledge your contribution here. How should we do that?
I can tell you how to make your own posters if you like. Even if you won't want me any more then. Emma.”

Finally, the two of us have created an 'Avatar' of what is titled: 'Avatar: The Best Of Emma Cook DA Posters Folder'.
The following is what I sent her on my thinking about the reason for this avatar:

From Drew: “What I think we should do is create a single ‘Avatar’ for some of your, as well as some of mine, best co-created posters.
I have two DA Sites, the main one is my DA Main Site: ‘drewhammond’; and the other is my DA Group Site: ‘CombativeWomen’.
Planning ahead for the future I think all of these co-produced posters should reside in the Group Site.  Eventually, over the passage of the next several years, there will be a total of exactly 100 of these poster renders in a dedicated folder that we can create at the rate of one per week.  That way we don’t get fixated on producing only posters.
I view an ‘Avatar’ as a sort of ‘Logo’ for a dedicated folder in Deviant Art for a series of pictures.  It is at the beginning of a DA folder and is a visual introduction of such works.
Now, the photograph I suggest to represent all of these present and future co-production posters is from a underground boxing match held here in Los Angeles not too long ago.  It was fully paid for by a female boxing aficionado who demanded that he, and a small number of invited aficionados, sit at ringside and witness two female fighters pound away at each other until one was eventually counted out by the Referee.  They had to wear chain thongs, which I had to personally design, fabricate, and then custom fit to each boxer’s physique.  And that it was to be a fight to the finish – Meaning it would go on for a series of 3 minute rounds, until eventually one was knocked out.  And that conclusion would be the photograph depicted in the poster.
I am sending, via e-mail attachment, a visual link to be inserted inside that poster which I consider a knockout of a photograph – Literally.
And there you have it:  We both create a unique poster, which will read: ‘Avatar:  Best Of Emma Cook Posters – DA Group Folder’.
Featured in that Avatar Poster will be that ‘Classic Knockout’ of a photo.
Sincerely, Drew."

Here is the visual link to that avatar:  LINK:  

Avatar:Best Of Emma Cook DA Posters Folder by drewhammond

In conclusion, here is the link to Emma’s DA Main Site: ‘lowblowemma’: LINK: lowblowemma.deviantart.com/
And here is the avatar of her logo of her DA Site: LINK: :iconlowblowemma:

‘Nuff said,
Drew.

For now, but there will be more.

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What's the story with the topless fighters? How did this happen? What inspired you? Why?
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This is what is going on here in L.A. and I'm a part of this underground boxing genre.  For instance, those are my Everlast Pro Boxing Gloves, and PRO female boxing thongs - For a start. 
All I'm doing is bringing the best art to this DA Site and spending a lot of time and money to make it the best Site depicting combative women, and sometimes men.  Thanks for asking.  Drew.  


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