Porcupinefish by Firedrake

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Drawn for the Brunswick Street Gallery ‘Works on Paper’ show (May 8-21st 09).

Another armoured sea beast – this one is a mobile communications base – he needs to be protected as he is very vulnerable to attack.

Coloured pencils, ink and metal leaf on recycled cardboard.

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A collection of curious beasts of the sea, air, land and subconscious; painted and drawn with airbrush, dip pen and stained fingers, lovingly embellished with iridescent pigments and metal leaf.

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  • Tama Blough
    Tama Bloughabout 5 years ago

    He’s a cutie!

  • Lisadee Lisa Defazio
    Lisadee Lisa D...about 5 years ago

    Oh he is soo wicked! Love it.

  • Kerry  Youde
    Kerry Youdeabout 5 years ago

    oh how I love your imagination!

  • Vanella Mead
    Vanella Meadabout 5 years ago

    he really enjoys his job :) awesome

  • Firedrake
    Firedrakeabout 5 years ago

    Thanks everyone! I’m finally starting to play with the coloured pencil set I got a year ago.

  • Tania  Donald
    Tania Donaldabout 5 years ago

    fabulous!! love his expression : DD

  • Krys Bailey
    Krys Baileyabout 5 years ago

    This is wonderful!!! Love his armour and he reminds me a little of one of my stroppy Discus fish! ;o) A fantastic drawing and great imaginatioN! ;o)

  • hehe, thanks!

    – Firedrake

  • Lass With a Camera
    Lass With a Ca...about 5 years ago

    Firedrake you are a genius. I love your work!

  • Cate Townsend
    Cate Townsendabout 5 years ago


  • Anita Inverarity
    Anita Inverarityabout 5 years ago

    Brilliant !!!! xx

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