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Anca Raluca Sandu

"~A nightmare - special fire.jpg" by Anca Raluca Sandu

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This is another model of a nightmare, the best of the imaginary terror horses. You can observe the distinct traits: the hardened, patterned skin and the fire instead of hair. The difference is that this is more of a reptile than a horse (notice tail and claws) – but a nightmare type still.

I don’t usually draw horns because I don’t like them, but this picture needed more spikes and I think it ended up pretty good.


As for the inspiration… it might be obvious for some of you.

I have always been a fan of the Heroes of Might and Magic computer game series (1-5, can’t wait for the sixth!!) and I admit that many terror and nightmare ideas came from there (as well as few other creatures); the fantasy games are in general a constant source of inspiration for me, but I try never to remain to simple fan art because I can’t draw after model very well and I always end up adding original things. What I want to add is that ever since Heroes 5 came out I liked the idea of the upside down turned wing for the fiery nation. I also started to draw them on some fire-associated beings.

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'~A nightmare - special fire.jpg':
 • Created by: :-) Anca Raluca Sandu
 • Copyright: ©Anca Raluca Sandu. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Fabulous, Chaos, Fire, Hair, Nightmare, Terror, Horse, Pattern, Hard, Skin, Turned, Wings, Serious, Stern, Ready, Battle, Inspired, Heroes, Of, Might, And, Magic
 • Categories: Dragons, Drakes, Wyverns, etc, Dream Imagery, Warrior, Fighter, Mercenary, Knights, Paladins, Juvenile, for Children, for Youth, Mystery, Detective, Crimes, Unicorns, Self made up Fantasy/SciFi Animals
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen, Computer-coloured Picture, Computer Program, Other Computer Paint Program
 • Inspirations: Other Author, Other Artist, Video/Computer Game
 • Submitted: 2011-06-21 16:45:40
 • Views: 346
 • Resolution: 1220x912

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