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121 - SNAKE - ink - 1986 by BLYTHART

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#As of 20th April 2010, this has been Featured twice, Favourited 5 times and Viewed 4,709 times … many thanks to you all

I was hesitant to put this on Redbubble, as there seem to be so many people in the world with a snake phobia and I have already been scolded three times by friends for drawing snakes …


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I am a retired man who enjoys expressing himself in pencils and paints. I have had two solo exhibitions in my home town and I love Redbubble. I get as much pleasure from viewing the works of other artists as from creating my own.

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  • Cadence Gamache
    Cadence Gamacheover 7 years ago

    Intense! It is a bit scary, you’re right, but it’s a powerful emotion to evoke with a piece of art! I can’t get over the realism of this! How long did it take you to do? (Oh and by the way, I have held several snakes… of varying sizes…) ;-P

  • Torfinn
    Torfinnover 7 years ago

    Powerful art! Great work!

  • madvlad
    madvladover 7 years ago

    eva,s pal?—- i love them but from a distance here i have run across ratters off and on but they are nice they =usually=? warn you they don,t like you either-

  • Patricia L. Ballard
    Patricia L. Ba...over 7 years ago

    What can I say. It’s powerful. That’s just the best description.

  • JacquelineGwynne
    JacquelineGwynneover 7 years ago

    Excellent work Dave! This would make a great etching.

  • Terry Krysak
    Terry Krysakover 7 years ago

    Excellent work Dave!!! Your pen and ink works are always powerful and dramatic.

    We have rattlesnakes here in Penticton, although I have not seen one since I moved here. I’m pretty happy about that too!!! In July a young lad was bitten by some kind of water snake. Apparently they go across Skaha Lake from time to time.

  • sully47
    sully47over 7 years ago

    Great detail Dave. I just found some time to look at your work. Awesome!

    BLYTHARTover 7 years ago

    Thanks sully47.

  • debfuller
    debfullerover 7 years ago

    I realy like your snake. Very good shaddowing, it gives me Ideas.

  • debfuller
    debfullerover 7 years ago

    When I was younger I owned a red tail Boa, Then I found out how big they get and that they eat pigs and rabbits, when they are 6 feet long. I could not keep it for I felt to gilty feeding it mice. Snakes are not slimy they are very smooth and are very gracefull. But if you have pets wash your hands, they have a very good sence of smell. Every snake has its own personality, just like any other animal. just remember some snakes bite at fast movement of the hands or feet.

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