Completed on June 23rd, 2011He walked with intention and planted his paws forcefully into the warm earth. In response, the claws of each toe flexed and curled deeply into the soil, as if bracing against their owner's desire to push forward just one more step.
"How dare you..." he spoke, with barely contained rage that shook the air, "How DARE you try to hurt her..."
It's been awhile since I revisited this character, and for some reason I felt compelled to this week during two separate sketch groups. I'd estimate he took me around 3 hours total (including socializing time
He's an olden character of mine from many years ago: a cross between a lion and a kirin (an oriental unicorn).
I've always rendered him as rather tranquil, so I took a stab at what he might look like if he was rather angered at someone or something.
I also think I had a bit too much fun with the mane. >_>
4 x 5.5 inches in graphite.
Below are some earlier concepts of him: