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Published: February 7, 2015
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Of the Orishas, Ochosi is the hunter, warrior, magician and seer.  He is the one to go to if you have problems with the law. 

Yes, the arrow looks overly long, but it is as it was in the reference photos I used.  Maybe it is the archery equivalent of an elephant gun...

Watercolor on Dan Smith black watercolor ground, on Arches happy amazing paper.
Image size
7620x5639px 17.62 MB
Canon EOS 40D
Shutter Speed
1/125 second
Focal Length
40 mm
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Date Taken
Feb 4, 2015, 1:14:06 PM
Adobe Photoshop Elements 12.0 Macintosh
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Comments (5)
Onje-Keon-Pierce's avatar
Onje-Keon-Pierce|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
My friend sent me a small photograph of your magnificent piece. In prison we can't use computers so she found the best art of each Orisha so my Yorubaland altars I've made in the cell could represent everyone. Your work is amazing! I have very little access to art but I also love your Oya, although my version is rather different. Thank you for your talent! There's quite a few Brothers and Latinos discovering African Diaspora Religion in prison, and I share all my books and outside art with some I teach. There's real ashe in your art!
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Gingerailed|Hobbyist General Artist
 So good. I think between your Legba and Oya, this is one of your best paintings. That explosion of colors around his head is so carefully chosen, I can tell and I appreciate it. The feel of the pic is focusing and ethereal.
 I love that bow and the expression on his face, and that cool non-urgent sense of direction.

 You are super talented!
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nice job 
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Djake|Hobbyist General Artist
I love the feel of this piece!  Well done!
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Poses17|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great color and vibrancy
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