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Giant Stone Crab

Giant species of common stone crabs. Their claw span could reach about 15-25 feet wide. The Setting: Medieval Scottish coast.

Commissioned by Feytouched Studios.
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RockhopperVFX's avatar
I am not allowed to paint crabs my employer wont let me, must be due to a claws in the contract!

I like the pose and compostion nice use of rimlight, you cannot tell if its waving or about to attack which is why I like the mystery of it,

CharReed's avatar
;D Thanks! It was drawn to the specs of the commissioner, but I'm glad you could still find some mystery and interest in the piece!
RIPZyden070121's avatar
I find it a bit scary! D= Beautifulyl painted but scary!
CharReed's avatar
:) Hehe, I'm sure he just wants to cuddle! Crabby cuddle...
Faelourn's avatar
Common eh? Glad I'm not Scottish! Teehee, he's very well rendered, and I actually really like his shadow on the sands, quite an odd thing to comment on I guess ^^; An interesting change from fuzzy critters, hope you're inspired to do more like this fellow!
CharReed's avatar
Thanks for noticing the details. I did try to put a lot of effort into the shadows, so thank you for noting that! Thank you for the encouragement.
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