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This was a bit of an experiment - I started by printing out a recent pencil drawing at a low opacity as a guide, going over the light inks with payne's grey acryla gouache to redefine the shapes and shadows, and finishing it up with layers of watercolor, colored pencil and pastel. 8"x10" on tan stonehenge paper.

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GuesssWho9Hobbyist General Artist
So is it a plant pretending to be a dragon, or a dragon pretending to be a plant?
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indigoatmosphereStudent Traditional Artist
Beautiful work! A really interesting idea, and the depth of the painting is excellent.
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That#s a great picture!
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Meg-JamesProfessional Digital Artist
Very cool illustration! This is a great plant monster design!
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NdzoodzooHobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so beautiful and creepy :)
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that's pretty cool  😳
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MohnliedHobbyist Traditional Artist
Very alien creatures, dangerous and beautiful. Love the strangeness ouf your works.
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chaosiaHobbyist Traditional Artist
I think the experiment worked and love seeing this now with colour.
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Bred4ThotHobbyist Traditional Artist
Looks kinda monstery, i love it
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This is pretty cool I like it
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