Katana Sharks by Firedrake


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If a samurai were neck-deep in his enemy’s blood, he might be reassured that his katana handle was wrapped over sharkskin for good grip.

Read a bit more about this piece on my blog.

Watercolour, ink and pastel on canvas.

He’ll be making his debut this Saturday night (19th of March 2011), at the grand reopening of Rancho Notorious!

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hammerhead, shark, kaitlin beckett, firedrake, beast, katana, samurai, banner, sword, war

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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  • matthewdunnart
    matthewdunnartover 3 years ago

    Awesome x 1000000

  • Thanks x 1000000!

    – Firedrake

  • Michele Filoscia
    Michele Filosciaover 3 years ago

    Always nice to see your works.

  • Cheers Mike!

    – Firedrake

  • stevegrig
    stevegrigover 3 years ago

    i have to agree with matthew dunnart, that is Awesome x 10000000!

  • Thanks Steve…I get an extra 0 too! :D

    – Firedrake

  • Keith Reesor
    Keith Reesorover 3 years ago

    Excellent!! :)

  • Thanks!

    – Firedrake

  • Michael Bombon
    Michael Bombonover 3 years ago

    That is a really cool idea, and it’s also done very well!

  • Thanks Michael!

    – Firedrake

  • berndt2
    berndt2almost 3 years ago

    fantastic work!

  • Thanks!

    – Firedrake

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