I saw a seated figure, draped with head down. As I approached, she stood up and as she raised her head, I had a sense she was the archetypal spirit of Praying Mantis.
Full size on flickr (as usual).
jezebellydancer asked to see the flower creature in its carnivore phase.
Enjoy (and to see it larger, click on it to go to my flickr page and hit “all sizes”).
Now, it’s brni‘s turn to tell us all about it.
Started out as a mindless doodle and ended up to be a “flower creature.” I’m hoping Brni will write a story about this peaceful, amphibious creature whose diet is primarily flowers and succulent leaves, but during the last days of summer, turns savagely carnivorous. Thank the gods they hibernate during the coldest months of winter!
My older son, Michael has suffered greatly from migraines since the age of eight. I’ve had a few, with only one that approached the severity my son experiences. It’s a terrible thing to watch your child in pain. It looks like this…
After reading brni‘s story about the street faeries, I thought try to work up what urban faeries might look like. I know they don’t look at all like what brni described in his story…those guys will take a lot more thinking, but I kinda like these two little dudes.
as always, for a larger version, click on the picture and go to my flickr account.
when brni gave me the wacom tablet it came with an older version of corel painter essentials (version 2). granted, painter essentials, at least this early version is very limited, but i really like the “natural” brushes. i’ve been playing with it a little bit, just to see how i might do art in a totally digital format and like it so much that i’ve ordered corel painter X. i’ve also been wanting to investigate vultures as a subject, so here’s my first couple attempts at it…
don’t laugh too hard, k?