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My interpretation of Mowgli from the Jungle Book. Went for a slightly older age and different personality than the Disney one, obviously :)
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peikonhannantupsu's avatar
OOH the claw is so cool detail 
TheMorlock's avatar
Much truer to the literary Mowgli especially in the second book.
hubertberrum's avatar
Would cooler if he wore shar khan’s skin like Hercules did after the lion slaying labor
TheMorlock's avatar
In the book he does dance on the skin.
hubertberrum's avatar
Dang!!! What a savage!!! XD
NegaLimbo's avatar
He's cool! And he's hot, too!
PerkyPinkLover29's avatar
Love this style you did here!!!
NoxDMartinez's avatar
Bad Ass! Kind of want to cosplay this now!
kouliousis's avatar
This is AWESOME!!!
This is the raddest Mowgli ever.
LeeM's avatar
Mowgli in the original story never went in for so much decoration, but he was still a lot more kick-ass than Disney made him out to be.
MinIVankas's avatar
I would love to see your take on King Louie 
WritingRin's avatar
I've been reading Tarzan over the past week and his similarities to Mowgli made me want to make a more fearsome Mowgli, that really takes on wolfish traits. This picture is SUPER COOL and really captures that idea. I want to write about such a version of him and this fearsome image will help me! So thanks!

You really did a great job with this *_*
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Quest007's avatar
Excellent interpretation! 
ProphetStorm's avatar

I don't remember him being this....awesome. =O

Very nice pose, dynamic and threatening. I'd definitely want to have this guy on my side!

Mr-Haitch's avatar
Very cool interpretation and great sense of movement.
shatterheaven's avatar
Thank you! I really wanted to convey a sense of agility, so I'm glad that carried across! 
SkyFitsJeff's avatar
Great pose, great use of color, great painting style!
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davide-86's avatar
awesome.did you used reference?
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No reference, but I had done studies of people before this painting. :)
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