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"Wings" by Caisa M. Howerin

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This picture is made in Illustrator 7.0 on a Macintosh computer. It is inspired by Greek mythology.


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24 Jan 2004:-) Beth 'vampyrhobbit' Stiner
Interesting style; very painterly. Nice work with the colours.
24 Jan 200445 Badgerbeast
Makes me wish i could draw. Its beautiful!
24 Jan 2004:-) Erin N. Conley
and hmm...actually the Northern Cross is part of Cygnus...so maybe she's on to something there 19)
24 Jan 2004:-) Erin N. Conley
Wow, I really like the style 19) Representational without being entirely realistic...it's a very cool effect 19) lovely coloring, and very detailed! Wish I knew just what part of greek mythology this came from 19)

:-) Caisa M. Howerin replies: "Thanks for your comment.This is Hermes, the messenger of the gods, although I didn't put wings on his sandals. He is also the patron of poetry and responsible for bringing dreams to the mortals."
24 Jan 2004:-) Mellowdee
Do the cross and the bird have something to do with the fact that the Swan and the Southern Cross are both constellations?

:-) Caisa M. Howerin replies: "Interesting thoughts about the constellations... The tray carrying the bird and cross could also represent a gift or inheritance from the past, from different civilizations: the bird representing freedom, the cross being a symbol of compassion."
24 Jan 200445 Lizz
I love this picture it is deep and pretty i wish i could so things like that 'sigh''bigsigh' ahhh
24 Jan 2004:-) Meryl2
This looks really cool. The vector-ish style was very well rendered, and it's a nice change on Elfwood. Great work, and congrats on Mod's Choice.
25 Jan 200445 Lady Maryn
Aye...that's a very unique style. I love the way you made him looking back, and how the simple backround doesn't take away from the main object.
25 Jan 2004:-) Simi Landau *Muffin Queen*
You know what's not fair? There's a Northern Cross constellation thingy, but no Jewish star. I mean, how hard can it be? You just point at a bunch of random stars and decide there's a bigger star in there. *sigh* -_-
Ignore my rantings...This pic is so cool! The style is just wow, and I just love all the little details. Congrats on Mod's Choice!
~Muffin Queen
28 Jan 200445 Rochelle 'Dragontrap' Michael
Interesting style and I actually love the lack of lines in this
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'Wings':
 • Created by: :-) Caisa M. Howerin
 • Copyright: ©Caisa M. Howerin. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Bird, Cross, Fairy, Greek, Helmet, Sunset, Wings
 • Categories: Faery, Fay, Faeries, Man, Men, Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters
 • Techniques: Computer Program
 • Inspirations: Other Artist
Modpick •  Mod Pick at: 2004-01-24 09:29:46
 • Views: 1296
 • Resolution: 405x700

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