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Stian, a big white cat (a siderian) running his way to 'paradise'
"The core principle of freedom, is the only notion to obey" - from the song Gateways, by Dimmu Borgir.

Stian is most prominently present in my gallery, but he's NOT the white main character of my current comic (Theory of Mind) - that is Yves.
(Stian has also got his own folder ;)… )

Stygian Stígandr - The Infernal Wanderer

The big white feline named Stian who has invaded my life. His full name
(see above) means something like 'infernal wanderer'.
See here the deviation:…

From all the siderians I've met so far, Stian is by far the most special and powerful one. I love him definitely most. He will also appear as main character in the next graphic novel series I am working on). Note that Stian is NOT the white main character of my current comic (Theory of Mind) - that is Yves.
(he's got his own folder ;)… )

BlackMysticA in reallife :)

The polar-night with it's beautiful blue light, the deep snow, the majestic mountains and the northern lights, make me feel that I have found my kind of paradise in Tromsø (North Norway).

All photos taken by Frank Meißner -

My stamp dump

Reign of Cheederians - Shine by BlackMysticAReign of Cheederians - Stian by BlackMysticA
Random Stamps ;P
Stamp: Nature - Everyday Magic by FantasyStockAvatarsI'm dreaming of snow... by PixieRiotI love Snow by mcericI Love The Night by TheLoveTrainMatterhorn 3 by FANARIS:::thumb217647613:Norway Stamp by l8Flag: Netherlands by TheStampKingPERKELE -stamp by Sysirautaevolution stamp by ApsaravisLet's Do Science by ririnyanBiohazard Stamp by SinMisericordia21environment stamp by environmentSnow Skiing by vintage-cowbellsGimme Coffee by SadiyaBaileys Stamp by KaytanaPhoenixVillains Rule XII by renatalmarCAPS LOCK RAEG by Haters-Gonna-Hate-MeBlack Metal stamp by wyldraven:thumb86751496:Tucking Fyhpos ++STAMP++ by BlueRefugeNo more arguments about this by G-manluver.: Read the comments :. Stamp by Beti-KotI understand evolution by G-manluverMature Critique Stamp by Toxic-Decay.:I forget shit.: by Da-DingoSupport Honest Critique by JDiPierrobiology stamp by GinhebiThing For Chaos by Foxxie-Chanstamp :: cat lover by octobre-rougeI love Oriental Longhairs by WishmasterAlchemistI love Lynx by WishmasterAlchemistWolverines. by Monster-BoarDeers. by Monster-Boarbird stamp 2 by ivadesignFish Stamp for reveriexx by kuro-stampsFav and RUN 2 - stamp by JWiesnerRespect plant life - Stamp by JWiesnerCarnivora Stamp by KhalliysI love Hyenas by WishmasterAlchemistI love Penguins by WishmasterAlchemistThe Three Hyenas - Stamp by DeviantArtHyenasI love Spiders by WishmasterAlchemistSnakes. by Monster-BoarSoulmates by Ishdakitty:thumb82025165:Atheist Stamp by TranscendenceEnginePositive Thinking Stamp by cjqueen76The Early Stamp by BusirisKarate Stamp by pokeibuniHouse Lannister Stamp by asphycsiaPopulation control hypocrisy by OnyxNocturneRebel Without A Cause Stamp by CampanittaThink outside the box - Stamp by JWiesner

:headbang: MY NOISE
:thumb156192814:Metallica by nostuArkona Stamp by Born-of-Wolves:Powerwolf Stamp by Oukami-SuGoMoonsorrow stamp by lapis-lazuri:thumb84880337:Dark funeral by old-mc-donaldRammstein stamp by kurokimashinChildren Of Bodom by cirruswolf:thumb95196713:Kamelot band stamp by hmryzWithin Temptation Stamp WT by Lady-KiwiDissection by old-mc-donaldSonata Arctica Stamp by JapanCarsDesignkorpiklaani stamp by zomestampImmortal Stamp by Born-of-WolvesEluveitie Stamp by AnoraAliaEmperor Stamp by HorsesnhurricanesSummoning Stamp by Raiden-Silverfox:thumb84644858:Two steps from Hell. by Monster-BoarE.S. Posthumus stamp by LordPendragonOfCariaStamp -- City of the Fallen by Mist-HowlerStamp: Audiomachine by NawamaneMusic genres - OST by necromantress-stamps



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Stygian Stígandr
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
Current Residence: somewhere above the Arctic Circle where I'm covered in snow for nine months and soaked by ice-rain the other three. But the environment is fantastic and beautiful. This nice little Arctic paradise with the midnight sun in summer and northern lights in winter, is called Tromsø.

I'm a weird but happy and biologist who lives together with my large fantasy felid ('siderian') characters in a big forest of neurons. I'm originally Dutch, but moved the the country that really feels home: Norway. I ran out of the Dutch highway-hell right into the nature. So you find me either in the forest or drawing - simple life, isn't it? I usually draw in a realistic, dark, cold and mystic fantasy style. I mainly draw siderians and work on my graphic novel - next to commissions and such.

Personal Quote: Dopamine?, caffeine?...oh no, that's gonna be wrong...FICK MU CApsclock
Quotes I really support:
- It's never so bad that it's not good for something.
- What doesn't kill you makes you stronger.


Time for other art!

Journal Entry: Fri Jun 17, 2016, 3:18 AM
 Some of you may already have noticed that I’m less active on DA and maybe also that the quality/spontaneity of my digital paintings is getting less. Since I have a full time job, I have less time and especially energy left for good quality digital paintings. I find that really a pity, but having to draw braindead while webcamming on skype, isn’t good for the quality. I also feel that I need to something else than digital art – at least temporarily. I’m definitely NOT abandoning digital art, as I still have a LOT of inspiration. I just need a break to recollect my drawing energy because all my last pieces appeared rushed. 

I will continue with my comic Theory of Mind, and my aim is to submit a page every two weeks. If I manage. The storyline is now getting more interesting and I have come halfway, so I will definitely finish ToM and maybe even speed it up if inspiration and motivation strikes :D I will not abandon digital art either and I will continue to submit sketches, charactersheets, conceptart and such once in a while. Just not every weekend anymore.

The good news is that I have three other major artistic paths to follow now. I’m seriously trying to get better at playing keyboard/piano and I’m learning fast at the moment. But this takes time…Then there are two other projects going on.

For several months ago I have started a sculpture of Stian (with polymer clay). I have come halfway now and I will go for perfection! Here are some examples from one of my favourite sculpture-artists on DA :iconmangakasan: - may aim is to make a sculpture of similar quality (although I don’t have the resin eyes and whiskers in my sculpture).

Lune OOAK by mangakasan Sabu by mangakasan Abaddon the soul collector by mangakasan beast of the forest by mangakasan

Then my other big artistic project is probably even more time-consuming, but super exciting at the moment. I have always been interested in non-human animal costumes (known a fursuits) and now want to make one myself. I’m NOT a furry though (therian to be specific), but I love fursuits and I have always made costumes of other animals since I was a child. I will make a what’s called quadsuit (for four legs) of my siderian-self

Jayme - me as siderian by BlackMysticA

Here are some amazing examples and inspiration sources of quad-suits and hyper-realistic masks and this is what I’m aiming at  (and I have decided for myself that I WILL succeed!).

Amazing quadsuits:
saber quad side view by LilleahWest Maned Tiger Quadsuit 2 by LilleahWest Cyclone - Dutch Angel Dragon by LilleahWest Quadsuit wolf fursuit by LilleahWest Golden bear 3 by LilleahWestIsabelle and Alistar by LilleahWest

Amazing masks & suits:

Arctic Wolf by LilleahWest Maltese auction! by Sharpe19 Wolverine head detail by LilleahWest White lion head commission by Crystumes Timber detail shots by Sharpe19 Snow leopard Fursuit Costume by Beetlecat

And unfortunately my camera has died…so I can’t keep you updated with WIPS...

Siderians (Metafelis lamnis) are large mammals of the order carnivora, family Felidae, and have the appearance of a powerful and ambush predator. The average siderian looks like a felinehybrid: with the general narrow but powerful body shape of a tiger, the graceful appearance,long legs and facial anatomy inspired by Oriental cats and the big paws of an Eurasian lynx. They are as tall as a small horse (150-160 cm at the shoulder), but weigh less than a polar bear (between 300 – 600 kg). The braincase is large, and the unique folding pattern of the brain gives them exceptionally high cognitive skills and abilities to sense detailed information in metaphysic energy. They use their energy-sensitive lightals (little metal blades on their ears and muzzle) for this. Siderians roam the Northern hemisphere with the highest density in the Rocky Mountains, Norway & Sweden, Siberia and the Alps. Siderian societies are complex; they form dynamic family and/or groups which mostly resemble fission-fusion communities seen in domestic cats and spotted hyenas. However, siderians are independent of each other for hunting survival and can perfectly live solitary. They create common information and metaphysics resources they call 'metaclusters' and this is where individuals from all over the world can come together to exchange knowledge.

Siderians are not the only member of the genus Metafelis.
:bulletyellow: Javines (Metafelis arvalis) are a very close relative of the siderian and some would consider them as just a southern subspecies of the siderian. Javines and siderians can produce fertile hybrids but generally avoid interbreeding. Javines live in savannah, grassland and tropical woodland areas. They are generally smaller and finer build than siderians but otherwise look rather similar.
:bulletgreen: Canovines (Metafelis silvae) are smaller and more robust metafelines that mostly dwell in tropical rainforests and tropical woodlands. They are more solitary than the other members of this genus and tend to be rather conservative. Canovines look like tiger-clouded leopard hybrids; they have a slender but tiger like body, with short legs and a very long tail and are well adapted for climbing.
:bulletblue: Arctians (Metafelis arctica) are tundra-hunters living in prides like lions. Of all the metafelines, they are the ones mostly build for running. Their anatomy has similarities with the sabertooted cat Homotherium serum . They are smaller than javines and siderians, but their thick winter coat and the lion-like manes of the males make them look rather impressive.

See here the species sheets:
Siderian reference 2014 by BlackMysticA Javine reference sheet by BlackMysticA - the other two will follow…once.

This is the graphic novel- more a comic- that I’m working on right now. It is actually a side-line of my main story and the main aim is to learn how to make a comic. But I do love the story and the characters so I will finish it.

Large predators come more and more in conflict with each other and this is especially the case for siderians and northern hyenas in Eurasia. Betrayal and corruption invades the societies of both species. Yves, the little white siderian cub lost his parents in a fierce conflict. Saved by a hyena clan that passed by, he was raised to spy on his own species. The love with a beautiful black siderian, made him struggles to choose a side, while both parties try to manipulate him. He does everything to escape from their grip and tries to sue for peace between the two species. Yves has to use his mind carefully.

RoS ToM PrologueRoS ToM chapter 1RoS ToM chapter 2RoS ToM chapter 3

This is my main-story and will be the first volume of my ‘masterpiece’. It will not have the common comic-form but will be more a mixture of text, illustrations and some pages in comic style. I have already started working on this one, but it will take many more years.

The Scandinavian hometown of Sigrid, a young biologist has recently been rampaged by a ferocious siderian. Her father lost his beloved brother and he devotes his life to find and kill the murderer. Sigrid makes it her mission to find the reason behind the raid the increasing incidents of siderian attacks on people in general. Elsewhere, in the capital Eurasian metacluster, two intelligent young siderian males notice these conflicts too. They are quickly dragged into their self-determined role as detective and scientist. A few weeks earlier, in the forests of Norway, the fierce white siderian named Thalarctos storms into the neighbouring territories of Yava and her family. He accuses her favourite cousin, who has gone missing, for having murdered his son. Thalarctos promises that he will destroy everything that will hinder him from taking revenge. Yava and her other cousin Goran are getting worried and take action, while conflicts with people and other large predators start to become an increasing threat.

Some scenes and work related to this volume
This is our land... by BlackMysticADon't mess with her by BlackMysticA

This is my main-story and will be the first volume of my ‘masterpiece’. The ideas are in my mind but the story is still developing

Disunity prevails between groups of people and siderians. Some fight for sustainable coexistence between humans and large carnivores like siderians, while some try to eradicate the other species. Fear, loss and suffering has ruined the lives of many humans and siderians. Scarred by the past, Stian takes the most rigorous measures of all siderians. Unable to live peacefully on a planet together with the species he hates most, he has only one mission: to get rid of humanity. Some siderians share the same rage and join Stian’s action group. Resistance comes from every corner but hope and hate is what keeps Stian and his followers alive.

Scenes and work related to this volume
His Life by BlackMysticA An endless pit of misery by BlackMysticA

:snowflake: Stian - Stygian Stígandr Sætansen :snowflake:
Of all the siderians I know, he is the most intense and powerful one and I love him by far most. He has invaded my life - and never left since the very first time he made his thunderous entry, the 20th of August, 2009. The White Devil even got his own folder:…
Stian charactersheet by BlackMysticAForces of the Northern Lights by BlackMysticAThe White Devil by BlackMysticA

:snowflake: Some of my other favourite OCs :snowflake:
Some characters that appear in Theory of Mind
Yves, Sasha, Noiro, Sabi
Yves charactersheet by BlackMysticASasha charactersheet by BlackMysticANoiro charactersheet by BlackMysticASabi charactersheet by BlackMysticA

Some character that will appear in Predator Control
Goran, Tristan, Adler, Morten
Goran charactersheet by BlackMysticATristan charactersheet by BlackMysticAAdler charactersheet by BlackMysticAMorten charactersheet by BlackMysticA

Some characters that will appear in Mutual Exclusion
*Falkner, Vivanna
Falkner charactersheet by BlackMysticAVivanna charactersheet by BlackMysticA

:snowflake: Friends - who’s artwork I also love! :snowflake:

:snowflake: People with inspiring artwork (no particular order) :snowflake:

:snowflake: Siderian/metafeline fanart and art trades* :snowflake:
*Art trades : I usually only do art trades when I ask for it myself and when I consider the quality of your art as somewhere similar to mine – I’m really picky. Not because I don’t like your work, but because I mostly lack time.
Mystical Black Dimensions by lapis-lazuriA small moment of peace by sarahmarlenSiderian by Ysvalthe Prowler by Mudstar-SiberaNorthern Lights by AledaneFWhite Satan by MattBarleyWhite devil by WhilunaGuardian - speedpaint by areotSleepy Falky by Mudstar-SiberaStygian Stigandr Saetansen by DaemoniumNocturnalWintersun by SsaijonDark Emeralds by Mudstar-SiberaMorten by AntedonBifidaThe Dark Mystic Shadow by SvartyaMineuh and Morthian by klikkitatStian by ElarnesIn the Quiet by Mudstar-SiberaStian is Back by Mudstar-SiberaLove For Grandpaw by Mudstar-SiberaIt Won't Bring Him Back by Mudstar-SiberaNorwegian King by Mudstar-SiberaIn His Paws by Mudstar-SiberaShanei by ElarnesNigras Portrait by Mudstar-SiberaFalkner and Yava by Mudstar-SiberaMama Said by Mudstar-Sibera..:Stian:.. by SvartyaHis Kingdom Cold by Vannjaren

:snowflake: Siderian/metafeline characters of other people :snowflake:
elder by AledaneFI walk alone by sarahmarlenMister Smirk by RiverRavenRose and Fiodor by Mudstar-SiberaSeance ref by YsvalHunter by WolfessGangRagna by RiverRavencoming home by Ssaijoncheederian: crimson by MakutasiaaMalpensa Character Sheet by DoctorCriticalSimple Ref: Mafdet by TaralupePavel as a Cheederian by Yami-PimeaI'm ready to run with the storm by RiverRavenBehind the walls of my mind by RiverRavenJoy of a Rose by Mudstar-SiberaNew Mineuh Sheet by Mudstar-SiberaKirten and Bynkah by Mudstar-SiberaBella-ThankYouStian by Mudstar-SiberaTathra by Mudstar-SiberaKirten drawing by Mudstar-SiberaConfide In Me by Mudstar-SiberaBynkah Profile by Mudstar-SiberaColors of Autumn by RiverRaven

  • Listening to: Dimmu Borgir
  • Reading: papers
  • Watching: my computerscreen



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Agent36496 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2016   Writer
Featured a painting of yours here:…
Hope that I'd see more paintings from you :huggle:
Steampunk-FireFinch Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello there. Neat arts you got here. They even move.
BlackMysticA Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks! :rofl: Art that moves, that sounds really funny haha. I'm now working on artwork I can even creep into haha. Btw I like your dinosaur work and the little blue and green feathered dinosaurs you have there...:heart:
Steampunk-FireFinch Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks. : ^)
Kiriko-Windgeist Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow your art is amazing! :love:
BlackMysticA Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks! I love your animations! *watches you back*
Kiriko-Windgeist Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
you're welcome ^^

Wow really? Thank you x3
three-day-horizon Featured By Owner May 25, 2016
i love your gallery!
it's stunning Heart 
BlackMysticA Featured By Owner May 28, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thankies :D
BalunStormhands Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2016
Happy Birthday! :cake:
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