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Well... it's not a finished work and I think it never will, I haven't time for that. Sorry for the bad quality, I hope you like it anyway.

It's the first time I draw Vixy Reinard and James McCloud , Fox McCloud's parents.
Hard to draw Vixy... We have few informations about her and just one pic in a comic (I don't really like it by the way). I made a lot of research and sketches to decide what she looks like... the mother of the hero's appearance and character are inevitably influenced Fox.

Vixy must looks like a mother (kind, strong) but sufficiently attractive to be a charismatic wife for James.
I also try to respect the comic and give her the famous similarity with Fara . Tell me if you like her like this or not.
This photography appears in another drawing of mine:

Vixy Reinard and James McCloud: Nintendo
Art: Black_Berry


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As a fan of the Star Fox games, and a little of the comics, needless to say I'm pretty impressed with this. It speaks so much about the characters from the series, and how much has happened in Fox's life in the games. It shows a side of the characters often unspoken of too much or spoken so little about for a game like StarFox, and seeing a picture that one wouldn't normally probably see in the games themselves considering it's direction makes it unique and memorable, sentimental in a beautiful way, about it.

Baby McCloud looks so adorable there, and Vixy looks like a caring mother, someone we'd all know from experience as the kind of mother who'd want Fox to have a good fate. James, too.

My only complaint would probably be that James's body position looks a little awkward, with stiff shoulders and a head larger than the bod itself-- unless he's meant to be leaning back. Vixy seems okay fo the most part as far as body postioning goes. James might need a little refinement, but other than that, I like it. :)
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:iconthelithianqueen:
thelithianqueen Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Cool pic, and I didn't know that Vixy Reinard was his mother, I knew about his dad just not his mom
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:iconbrandonultimate:
BrandonUltimate Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
So cool!
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:iconforjah:
Forjah Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013  Student Artist
You brought out a part of Star Fox that was mosly locked in imagination. Thank you!
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:iconbronybyexception:
bronybyexception Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013
DAWW
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:iconkittkat3:
KittKat3 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I actually thought it was Fara and Fox at first! Great pic!
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:iconstormthedragon:
StormTheDragon Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013
James reminds me of John travolta xD hahaha I think it's the hair xD
I love this though xD :la:
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:iconblackby:
BlackBy Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013   Digital Artist
Must be the hair yeah :XD:. But he surely don't dance as good as Travolta !
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:iconstormthedragon:
StormTheDragon Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013
heehehehe I can imagine it now xD haha oh them two :la:
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:iconastrofox624:
AstroFox624 Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
Hmm, imagine a mass effect-style Star Fox, and this is in Fox's quarters on the great fox.
Just an idea.
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:iconacebird1234:
acebird1234 Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Pretty cool.
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:iconbmania-sketches:
BMania-Sketches Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
It cute but sad at the same time!!! :cry:
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:iconskimkimchi:
SkimKimchi Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Cute :)
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:icontazi-san:
Tazi-san Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
My heart ...:heart: :-(
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:iconpatrikmalisa:
PatrikMalisa Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013  Student Artist
Nice work on this one.
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:iconhaedan:
Haedan Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013
I know this comment is really really really late, but seeing this picture kind of tugs at the heart a little because it really drives home the fact that both of his parents are dead. Good job on this picture.
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WolverineKitty14 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
awww the feels!!!!!!!!
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:iconkitfox-mccloud1:
KitFox-McCloud1 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013
My grandparents......
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:iconacebird1234:
acebird1234 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awww that is just a wonderful picture
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:iconrennardfuchs:
RennardFuchs Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I love this pic... it is combining happiness and saddness in one...
I feel sorry for Fox...
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:iconblackby:
BlackBy Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012   Digital Artist
Me too. Thank you for your lovely comment :) !
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:iconstarfox-reckoning:
Starfox-Reckoning Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Student Writer
Oh my God this is perfect! Awesome! Your art is great inspiration for my screenplay.
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:iconmarcusmccloud100:
MarcusMcCloud100 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012  Student General Artist
This is cute.
But when you know how Fox's mom was killed in a car bomb that Wolf made in attempt to kill James.
Also how the story how James got trapped in the black hole.
It does make one feel bad for Fox.
I still like it regardless
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Ask-Tricky Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012   General Artist
((Twas Andross, not Wolf. Wolf was about the same age as Fox, but older. Andross put the bomb under James's car, and Vixy's car had issues, so he let her borrow his.))
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MarcusMcCloud100 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012  Student General Artist
Yeah that's what I was trying to get at.
Then Vixy borrows James's car when hers broke down.
The car turns over and explodes.
It was Andross not wolf my bad lolz
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:iconask-tricky:
Ask-Tricky Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012   General Artist
((Yeah. XD))
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:iconstarfox1248:
StarFox1248 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012  Student Artisan Crafter
Young fox is cute, impressive
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:iconspikerdragon:
SpikerDragon Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2012
*snif* muy conmovedor *snif* T.T
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:iconspeed-demon253:
speed-demon253 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012
That's so CUTE REALLY CUTE
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:iconhoshikami93:
HoshiKami93 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
omg, that is so cute :w00t:
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:iconmdtartist83:
MDTartist83 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012   General Artist
Awe!
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:iconshimo-shiny-glaceon:
Shimo-Shiny-Glaceon Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012
So adorable...XD
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demonfiren Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012
Being a fan of the Star Fox series in general, but especially all that came until Star Fox 64 (and a fan to the point of fanaticism when Fara Phoenix is in focus, by the way), I can't help but love this.
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FaraPhoenixPLZ Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012
From me you shall get: One psychologically blocked-up throat and one slam on the desk.
Nice work, though I doubt these words will do justice.
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cha0sLeader Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2012
How the heck did I miss this? This is fantastic work!
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:iconblackby:
BlackBy Featured By Owner May 14, 2012   Digital Artist
Thank you very much! I will soon submit a pic with baby Fox and his mother, I hope you will like it too :3 !
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:iconcoolfire60:
coolfire60 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2012  Student General Artist
this is so adorable baby fox mcloud :D
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:iconancientechidna:
AncientEchidna Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This is such a beautiful fanart of the McCloud family! :aww:
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:icongina1991:
Gina1991 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is so great!! I love it.
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:iconwolfodonnellover:
WolfODonnellover Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
awwww
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:iconchapteraquila92:
ChapterAquila92 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Well, we now know what picture Fox had to use for inspection during his days at the Cornerian Flight Academy.
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StarfoxCrew Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2011  Student Digital Artist
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SO COOOOOOOOOOOOOLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!
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:iconstarfoxcrew:
StarfoxCrew Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2011  Student Digital Artist
This is so pretty! i [link] it!
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shugo389 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2011
amazing!! i think you criticize yourself a little too harshly. it looks really good. and to draw that based on one comic and what you think she looks like and to top it off make it look that good is quite amazing in itself. 10/10 for you madam!
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:iconblackby:
BlackBy Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012   Digital Artist
You're sweet ^^. Maybe it's because I made it too quickly so I think it's not finished. Thanks you so much for your support *w* !
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BlitsRainer Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2011
A memory that belong's to fox McCloud.
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:iconfoxbluereaver:
FoxBluereaver Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2011
This is so great... yet I can't help but feeling a little sadness upon seeing it.
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:iconblackby:
BlackBy Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012   Digital Artist
It was the purpose, with the grey ambiance and the texture of the photography. It is a sad story indeed.
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:iconbeau-skunk:
Beau-Skunk Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2011
Very sweet, and also kinda sad. (If you consider both of Fox McCloud's parents are dead... Though James' fate is still debatable if you've played SF64 & SFCommand.)

Very nicely done piece. :) I also like how you added some scratches on the picture.
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TMystery Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2011
In the pic James almost reminds me of a stereotypical 1950s U.S. ex-military husband just settling in the suburbs - I think it's the gelled hair
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:iconblackby:
BlackBy Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012   Digital Artist
I think too ^^.
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