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Survival of the Cuddliest

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By Psithyrus   |   Watch
Published: January 9, 2011
© 2011 - 2019 Psithyrus
Yay! My first completed picture of the new year. I found some very cute photos of tiger cubs and baby elephants. They inspired this little paleo scene of two buddies. A pack of sabertooth cats were stalking a herd of mammoths, when an avalanche separated these two cubs from their parents; although natural enemies, they formed a unbreakable friendship. The duo rests safely in a warm cave as a blizzard roars outside.

Hope you like this mixed media drawing of baby smilodon and mastodon. I used pencils and acrylics, with some digital touchups.

Thanks,

Blair
Image size
1500x1012px 1.78 MB
IMAGE DETAILS
Software
Adobe Photoshop CS Windows
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Daizua123Hobbyist Artist
Ok, this is officially one of the most adorable things I have ever seen in my life. :meow:
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Very adorable, gave me a Fox and the Hound feel when I first saw it. Really cute 
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Many thanks, I loved that movie as a kid..
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jillustrationProfessional Traditional Artist
So cute!!
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yosofineHobbyist Artisan Crafter
Very good! And with precious lovable characters. Thank you for sharing.
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DaniCopicHobbyist General Artist
^^
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EnglemanArt Traditional Artist
Adorable! 
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deejay21Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love the picture, and the details are incredible. Very nice.
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CMarianneHobbyist Traditional Artist
Your work is just too cute!!
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Wow, that's gorgeous! Looks so cuuute! I love it very much!
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awww, it's the prehistoric version of "The Fox and The Hound"
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Once upon a time a very long time  ago somewhere in the Alps,   a strange frienship begins in this cold prehistoric wilderness
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Ice age friendship; it is so precious ! I'm very touched by this lovely drawing !
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Thanks so very much :)

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mutantapkHobbyist Digital Artist
That is just so cute.
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SupersplashpuppyHobbyist Traditional Artist
so amazing...
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kingspacegodzilla94Student Artisan Crafter
NO problem :)
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kingspacegodzilla94Student Artisan Crafter
AW!!! looks so cute I loved :D
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Thanks so much again :)
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We have featured this piece here: [link] and on our main page at #Nanurtalik-City. C:
Merry Christmas from staff at NC.
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