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Doom Slayer and Daisy by Xous54 Doom Slayer and Daisy by Xous54
A portrait of the Doom Slayer from DOOM (2016) holding Daisy, the rabbit of the original Doomguy. Painted on 16"x20" canvas using various brands of acrylic paint.

Although it's not been confirmed by any official sources that the Doom Slayer is the same person as Doomguy, I wanted to pair the two together since Daisy is referenced in one of multiplayer DLC maps. Whether you interpret this painting as Doom Slayer/Doomguy finally reuniting with Daisy or simply Doom Slayer finding the poor rabbit and wanting to protect her is up to you.

This took around 60 hours to complete, which doesn't count the time it took to make the original sketch and transcribe it onto the canvas. I painted for 12 days at about 5 hours each day, working on various chunks of the painting each session. Started with the head and finished with the super shotgun.

Overall I'm pleased with the end result, though I can never get good photos of my paintings so there's always glare in parts. Sorry about that.

I'd like to give thanks to the some model artists/model rippers out there whose images of the Doom Slayer model from the game provided great references for parts of the suit: BlueFlytrap998, Neverstops, lemon100.
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A-Canner1 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hah, it was confirmed that Doom Slayer carries around a little talisman that is actually a rabbit's tail...DAISY'S TAIL.
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sangenjin Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2017
Well worth every second. :)
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TheOneYouFear Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
If there's one thing the Doom Slayer loves, it's Daisy.

Oh, and his family. :P

And Purging the demons of Hell, nearly forgot that eentsy detail.
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WickedFox321 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2017  New Deviant Student Traditional Artist
SO CUTE 
DOOM is my favourite game
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Evertide Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2017   Writer
The fact that Doomguy kicked Hell's ass again specifically as vengeance for his pet rabbit is almost too awesome for me to put into words.
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Atheobodies Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2017
I always found it funny that the Doom Guy avenged his pet rabbit. Gotta love the good old FPS days.
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SJRT Featured By Owner Edited Jun 22, 2017
This is very well done and fitting.  I would definitely purchase a print of this.
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Blackmaurader62 Featured By Owner May 29, 2017
john wick has a dog. Don't touch the dog

doomguys got a rabbit. DO NOT TOUCH IT 
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Yu-Gi-Nos Featured By Owner May 23, 2017  Student General Artist
This is GREAT! I love it :) All Id Software needs to do as add Daisy to the sequel game (as a sort of 'Easter Egg")
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That1Bot Featured By Owner Edited May 10, 2017
It's heavily implied that the Doom Slayer is, in fact, the original Doomguy, except he's older and angrier. Apparently, the ending of Doom 64 was canon: Doomguy decided to stay in Hell to ensure that the demons would never hurt anyone again. Doom 2016 adds onto this, stating that the demons- desperate and unable to kill him- pulled a risky gambit to lure the man into a trap: collapsing a temple on top of him...

...It failed to kill him, but they didn't have to fear him at that point, because he was still trapped under the rubble.
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Elsdrake Featured By Owner May 12, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
from all classics doom out there
i think doom 64 is the scariest one for one simple reason
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Stormourner Featured By Owner May 10, 2017
I wish Daisy would appear as the Doom Slayer's hallucination X3
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ColeTheLastSorcerer Featured By Owner May 6, 2017
God damn this is beautiful, there is absolutely nothing I don't like about this masterpiece.
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linuxUsr117 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2017
Amazing painting, and perfectly suiting; the Doom Slayer seems to want to by-standards, and won't allow innocence to be harmed, but more than happy to send Hell back to a place that even the most, and deepest of evils, fear.
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darkdays36 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2017
Pretty as hell!
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EnigmA259 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Excellent!;D
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Asaylum117 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2017
And I thought Doom Slayer always cared about only killing. The Doom Song 
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oODark-DawnOo Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2017
Well, you're wrong. He cares about humanity and his rabbit. His superior officer killed some civilians and he punched a hole through his skull. The fact that demons are threatening humanity is what pisses him the fuck off. He likes humans, he loves his rabbit and he hates demons.
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Noghyi Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2017
I think you're talking about Classic Doomguy here. From what we've seen The Doom Slayer as, he's clearly a separate character from Doomguy himself. In the lore, it's mentioned he's been around for eons, if not for millennia. The way I view this artwork, is that The Doom Slayer has no idea who's rabbit this is, so he decides to take Daisy under his wing to keep a watchful eye over her.
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Azurelong Featured By Owner May 4, 2017
You ever hear the phrase "A second in Hell is an eternity?"
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Noghyi Featured By Owner May 5, 2017
No. And I don't plan on heading to hell for eternity anytime soon.
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KevlarSpirit Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2017  Student Writer
I love this! Badass, yet cute at the same time!
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TerribilisScriptor Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2017
HEY =D finally someone who uses his corret title!

(doomguy is not a name worthy of him tbh)
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Ishida1694 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2017
Thank you so much for this! :]
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GodKingErebus Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2017
Damn that is just brilliant.
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millennialSpectrum Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2017  Student General Artist
this is my fav piece of doom fanart of all time.
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Massacher Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2017
Brilliant
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Nymeria7 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2017
This is seriously an amazing piece!
Would you ever consider selling it or selling prints? I would seriously love to purchase it!
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LovgrenO Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2017
What a nice bloodthirsty berserker Doomguy is.
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Revan005 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2017
Epic and cute.:D
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VSales Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2017
Incredible!
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BunnyAbsentia Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
this made my day, thank you for sharing.
Long Live Daisy!
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raptorgod9 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2017
I had never heard about this rabbit before. Not to say that I mind but I would just have liked to know. 
Where did it come from?
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Skribbulz Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
The Doomguy owned a pet rabbit before the events of Doom 1. During the ending, demons invaded Earth and killed, among other people, the Doomguy's pet bunny Daisy. In the ending of Thy Flesh Consumed, Doomguy vows revenge on the demons for killing his rabbit.
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MagicWazard Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2017
That's funny!  I really need to get around to playing the new one...
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justsumguylol Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2017
You won't be disappointed. Badass campaign and a bunch of modes for multiplayer. Plus you can make your own levels and they have a dlc you can buy where you can play as a pinky and a cacodemon
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ThreeThousandFish Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2017  Student Writer
I know my words could never express how amazing I think this and how amazing I think you are for painting it (I have trouble imagining that!), I think this is amazing.
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Wanderer619 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2017
Badass :D
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ComannderrX Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2017
whatever you do, dont kill doomguys rabbit, kids. them demons found that out the hard way!
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TheNyanCatXD Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I wanna hug the rabbit... :3
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