Shot Beast by Firedrake

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Just a little bit different for me. I had fun with the blood drips and his stripy legs.

Watercolour, ink and pastel on canvas.

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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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  • Lisadee Lisa Defazio
    Lisadee Lisa D...about 4 years ago

    ohhh :( poor beast, the fact that you cant see the head makes it more macabre..lovely arrows.

  • Yes, for some reason there was no head in my sketch so I just went with it :)

    – Firedrake

  • matthewdunnart
    matthewdunnartabout 4 years ago

    Amazing. The drips/flow came out perfectly!

  • Thanks! It was a full day of layering the paint and letting it dry for this piece.

    – Firedrake

  • Linda Ridpath
    Linda Ridpathabout 4 years ago

    oh, so sad!!! beautifully done tho!! x

  • He had a happy life though :)

    – Firedrake

  • theyellowfury
    theyellowfuryabout 4 years ago

    Says a lot without shouting. Really cool work

  • Cheers!

    – Firedrake

  • Incognita
    Incognitaabout 4 years ago

    beautifully realised.

  • Thanks! Not my usual thing, it was fun.

    – Firedrake

  • BGlatzeder
    BGlatzederabout 4 years ago

    lovely arrows and ribbons, poor beast … excellent, but I like the live ones better :-)

  • Haha :)

    – Firedrake

  • Conrad Stryker
    Conrad Strykerabout 4 years ago

    Wow. That’s sort of heartbreaking. Great piece.

  • Cheers Conrad! Don’t cry :)

    – Firedrake

  • Jorge Letona
    Jorge Letonaabout 4 years ago

    Absolutelly fantastic.

  • Thanks Jorge!

    – Firedrake

  • Alice Oates
    Alice Oatesabout 4 years ago

    This is really amazing

  • Thanks Alice!

    – Firedrake

  • Keith Reesor
    Keith Reesorabout 4 years ago

    Amazing Kaitlin!! :)

  • Thanks Keith :)

    – Firedrake

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