Woad newt, dusty moth and toadstool

Sci fi/Fantasy image by

Simone Des Roches

Watercolour version of a sketch that I received many compliments on. There is something so iherently similar about mushrooms and newts... like they are construced out of the same flaccid and flabby wet clay. I tried to contrast this moistness with the delicate dustiness of the moth. No, no newt species like this really exists... although there are some with a similar crest... none in woad-blue; this creature is of my own creation. The moth is inspired by a little powdery fellow I found struggling by an outhouse off a highway in Australia.


Published More than a year ago

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