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I haven't got a clue what it is, but I think it's actually what I was trying to do. And I kind of want to do more of them. (My attempt to describe it to a friend of mine came out as "It's a kind of...jackalope fetus saint thing with baby hands." She looked at me for a minute and then said "Well, you're not boring.")

The plant in its hand is a native of my area, Carolina lupine, also known as "Aaron's Rod." This fact has no bearing or significance on anything.
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12 x 16--the original's actually got a bit more of the textured white bits in it, but I cropped it down an inch or two here, just to keep the scanner happy. This is another of the very mixed media pieces--a digital underpainting, printed on illustration board and sealed to masonite, reworked with colored pencil and acrylic ink, and the background is a heavily textured surface achieved with gel medium and patches of ceramic stucco. The halo is gold leaf.

Original is for sale! Prints can be ordered directly from Red Wombat Studio at [link] and you can find more information about ordering the original there too.
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Abraxas-within's avatar
I love this! It looks almost like a baby Baphomet. It's cool how all of the different textures work together so well. What a wonderfully disturbed mind you have.
Xenija88's avatar
your works is great))))))))
Photopathica's avatar
your work is brilliant :)
Just wanted to let you know that after staring at this for several minutes yesterday, I had a dream last night that I had a new baby swaddled, and when I opened up the blanket this little creature was inside. Far from being upset, I was in love and just thought he was the cutest. :)
chickentetas's avatar
its official.......I LOVE YOU.....lol well not necessarily you but your brain for conjuring such great and otherworldly art!!!!!!!!!!!
AdoobibullTwin3's avatar
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEE can that face get any cuter?!?!?! Omg I totally love this. So detailed, the pose is great. Awesome pic :heart:
Deccybon's avatar
This is relevant to my interests.
tastybedsore's avatar
i want to get a tattoo of this
meganbednarz's avatar
It kind of reminds me of this [link]

Which I just discovered... really the pic I just linked reminded me of yours first not the other way around.
zJoriz's avatar
Kinda scary and kinda cool at the same time. The plant helps, too. Quite some saint!
kaorishima's avatar
I have no idea either, but I like him!
irkalla's avatar
Looking at this I am struck by a desire to have a plushie of the jackalope fetus saint. Too bad I can't sew.
miss-Tao-Luath's avatar
Aww! It's so cute! I just want to hold it, and cuddle it! No matter how slightly disturbing it is...
Taspearl's avatar
So, it's a anthro jackolope fetus; 'correct?
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riu-tan's avatar
OMG! It's so beauty! I'm favoriting it! :+favlove:
ricey's avatar
Ever consider that subconsciously or inadvertently you could be like, the herald of the anti-christ or something? hahaha jk jk. Pretty crazy stuff though!
SleepyShippo's avatar
Jackalope fetus saint? Well,... I was gonna say a goat saint fetus, but jackalope works!
dnaexmosn's avatar
Beautiful background, you should explain what you did to get that more fully in the caption.
VenGethenian's avatar
There should be more people like you in the world, doing things like this.
game-flea's avatar
It got some pale beauty :) hard to describe it.
yaodema's avatar
That is nice. I have no idea what it is, either, but it's beautifully done. Good choice of textures for the background, it works quite well with the figure.
Alex-Frost's avatar
Cute, and Disturbing!

.... I now have the urge to start figuring out DnD stats for it. Oooo! Or Shadowrun.... I'm getting the vibe of Mystic Adept from this thing... Uhm... Hi. This is me on no sleep and lotsa caffeine.
gamehengraphics's avatar
Pretty cool. I find myself imagining the fantasy agrarian culture that would come up with this 'saint'.
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