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Arley and Rupert by DJCoulz Arley and Rupert by DJCoulz
Well, there you have it, I finally revealed Arley's love interest.

Originally I never intended to give Arley an actual love interest, mostly because I just wanted to draw Arley as Arley, I didn't want you guys seeing him as just "another gay character for fangirls to ogle at" and to be honest I didn't want to be known as just another female artist who draws dudes together. XD But Arley is gay, and that's part of his story, if it was Lefty and Bama no big deal, and I realized that not fair, I should be able to draw Arley happy to.

This is Rupert Dinsmore, I got the idea for him from watching a movie, I didn't know what it was about and just decided to watch it and it turned out to be a movie about the romances that would occur in British all boy school's in the 1930's. Basically guys being raised in all boys schools as kids up until college, some would have playful little "bromances" and it was very hush-hush and most of the professors and teachers assumed it was a phase and they would eventually go back to "normal" once out in the real world. And I sapose some of them would, it being a case of environment, but I'm sure plenty of them were actually gay. I ended up doing alittle reading about it aswell, and the idea was so interesting to me I thought why not have Arley, while traveling in the Navy during WWII, bump into a college student from an all boys school. And there was Rupert. :3

Ruperts very sweet, kindhearted, and a tad shy at times. He's only a few years younger than Arley but he is much shorter. Arley is about 6'2 and Ruperts about 5'7. He spotted Arley walking around a park one day, and as it so happened he had become a tad infatuated with the Sailors he would see coming and going on leave.(who wouldn't sailors are awesome!) He decided he would approach Arley and write a paper for school on him, the war, and being an American Sailor in Europe. Needless to say after meeting for Tea, Lunches, and walks through the park they hit it off, and after spending all their time together they eventually became lovers. Though they didn't have much time together, and because of their "situation" the time the spent together had to be away from the public eye, or acting like they weren't a pair. (like here they are out at an old Dockyard in the middle of the night trying to enjoy some time together away from prying eyes.) Sadly after a very short time together Arley was forced to leave Rupert to continue fighting in the war, they continued to write each other throughout their lives, and meet from time to time. Even though they are both totally different worlds they truly do love each other. And I do believe they are each others soul mates :love:

XD Alright that's enough of the mushy stuffs.

I actually came up with Rupert over a year ago, here is the first designs of him: [link] I've just never felt quite ready to put him out there until now. Also I apologize for lack of activity lately, this is the first thing I've drawn in about a month. I haven't done any drawings except for worked on commissions abit. My Navy goal has had to take all priority in my time lately. Hopefully you guys understand. :)


For More of Arley: [link]
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:iconintelligentwolf:
IntelligentWolf Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Aww very cute :D I'd love to read more about these two :D
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Hiiro-no-ame Featured By Owner May 28, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Das ist sehr gut! I love the story line, very emotional.
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DJCoulz Featured By Owner May 29, 2012   Digital Artist
Thank you! I'm so glad you like.
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icyhugs Featured By Owner May 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow.................. this should be a 'support marriage equality' campaign poster :heart:
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asian9090 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012
what movie was it that got u insipred to draw rupert dinsmore
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DJCoulz Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012   Digital Artist
The movie was "Another Country" it's not a very good quality film, but I enjoyed it, I found it very interesting.
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icyhugs Featured By Owner May 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh my God...... 'Another Country? The classic gay film?
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asian9090 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012
sweet ill look it up
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Minnie-Salinas Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I remember you telling me about him months ago. So Arley's main squeeze reveals his face. Why are the good guys always gay, taken, or both? <:c
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redflowerblooming Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
awwww that's so sad :iconcryingplz:
I'm actually tearing up a little here in the middle of school!!
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Ravenfire5 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
very nice pic :)
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DJCoulz Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012   Digital Artist
Thanks :D
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Ravenfire5 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
ur welcome :)
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ToxicVampire6606 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Aww, their story is so cute! I just love your art style :)
Also, I was wondering what the name of the movie you mentioned is. I am rather interested in watching it.
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DJCoulz Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012   Digital Artist
The movie was "Another Country" it's not a very good quality film, but I enjoyed it, I found it very interesting and pretty cute at times. I believe you can find it on Netflix.

I'm glad you like their story, they are pretty adorable together x3
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littleshade Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012   General Artist
Arley! ♥ It's nice to find more about his story, glad you shared this. I can see why they fell for each other...
Such a warm image. I love it. :)
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DJCoulz Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012   Digital Artist
:aww: They are a pretty cute warm couple. It's hard not to love those two! :love:
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SaziSkylion Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
X3 awww
Your stories and characters are so lifelike, its awesome
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DJCoulz Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012   Digital Artist
I'm glad you like them. Haha I'd almost swear they were real people the way I try to portray them and share their story while also being protective of their image haha. I'm glad you like them though, really. x3
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rustypinhead Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012
This is so beautiful. I really like your explanation of the character as well. I think you brought out his 'essence' in the picture too. The way you render your characters is amazing.
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DJCoulz Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012   Digital Artist
Thankyou, I'm very glad you like it. I appreciate the comment. I'm glad their story and personality came through the pic the way I wanted it to. You'd swear they were real people the way I go on about them hahaa.
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sbrigs Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Awww Arley :heart: What was the name of the movie you watched? :?
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DJCoulz Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012   Digital Artist
The movie was "Another Country" it's not a very good quality film, but I enjoyed it, I found it very interesting and pretty cute at times.

And yes ARLEY :love:
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sbrigs Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Honestly, Arley has to be my favorite of all your OCs, although I really love Bama and Harvey too.
I'll have to look up that movie, maybe its on netflix :shrug:
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DJCoulz Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012   Digital Artist
Haha it's hard not to love Arley, he's just a big doey ball of sweetness. XD

I actually think it is on Netflix.
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sbrigs Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I'll have to check it out :D
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neroz-art Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Hobbyist
this is so beautiful!!!
i LOVE it!!
its really pretty!!<3
very beautiful work!and the story behind it,,as long as its not tragic like most stories!this is great!
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DJCoulz Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012   Digital Artist
Aww thankyou! :aww:

I'm glad you like it!

And yeah most of my stories are pretty tragic, atleast in this pic it's almost as perfect as can be. x3
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neroz-art Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2012  Hobbyist
what??it gonna be one too!
oh hell..
:(
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DJCoulz Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012   Digital Artist
Well maybe not as tragic as my other stories, but them having to be apart and being secret is pretty sad. :(
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neroz-art Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012  Hobbyist
yah i know,,keeoing something secret is sad yah,,but as long as they are together at some points!thats better than never!
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DJ88 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
DAwwrrrrr cute :D
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Lluma Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Most stunning art as always C: I have to say they look absolutely right for each other. I don't think even the sea could come between :heart: Great!
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DJCoulz Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012   Digital Artist
:aww: Thankyou x3 I agree, kind of a odd pairing but I think they work pretty great together. PLUS THEY ARE SO CYOOOOOT TOGETHER! :love:
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Lluma Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No problem, I was actually looking at the piece again and the colours also compliment each other well, they're really innocent. And yes, TOO CYOOT! XD
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DJCoulz Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2012   Digital Artist
Thanks Frosst, I'm trying to work harder at making the colors and shade perfect, I'm more partial to black and white, need to work extra hard on my colors!
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Lluma Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No problem, and of course your black and white work is extremely captivating, but the colours certainly help to lift the piece C:
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touc Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012
i love gay couples :love:
they're cute and sometimes I can talk better with them than with girls :meow:
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SOLIDShift Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
D'Aww..

Also long distance relation ships can be a strain.
What was that movie called anyway?
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DJCoulz Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012   Digital Artist
The movie was "Another Country" it's not a very good quality film, but I enjoyed it, I found it very interesting and pretty cute at times.

And yeah, poor Arleys at least he has someone who loves him, even if he is very far away.
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SOLIDShift Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Lol it sounds pretty cute too. X3

Love is love. I don't think distance can stop it. *socorny*
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Gorseheart Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012
Love the art and the beautiful story :) I don't only ship these too, I have a whole naval fleet just for them! (I should have better nautical puns, but I'm not in the USN yet D:)
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DJCoulz Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012   Digital Artist
Hahaha, good one. XD I'm glad you like it!
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Gorseheart Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012
Love it~ Good luck Btw
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DJCoulz Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012   Digital Artist
You too! :)
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Gorseheart Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012
Ah Dank shoen!
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SangVarg Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Aww, what a beautiful story. I'm glad that Arley can be also happy in love now ^^
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DJCoulz Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012   Digital Artist
I know, the poor baby, on his own all the time having to be someone else. Atleast there's a place he can be himself and be loved. x3
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Guil-Gallway Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012   Digital Artist
I like their story, it seems very genuine!

As always your lines are so good I will probably have nightmares about it. :lol:
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DJCoulz Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012   Digital Artist
Your icon seems so pessimistic.

While mine looks so whimsically optimistic.~
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