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"Giant" by Keith Thompson

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Giants are a sad race. Hunted endlessly for the fearsome presence they impose, they are unable to congregate and form any semblance of community. Their huge statures create a demand for food that they can never meet. Constantly malnourished, they are forced to scavenge and raid small settlements and outlying farmsteads, which only acts to further daemonise them. While physiologically they have the capability to match humans in intelligence, they are invariably rendered feral and moronic by social isolation and a lack of sufficient nutrition. Giants are ostracised by their fellow Fey Folk for their bestial decline, and fearfully butchered by all others. Adorned in the pillaged accoutrements of a culture that glorifies those who slay his kind, this giant masks his face and binds his scarred and oft-besieged feet with the shields of felled soldiers. Stooped and bowed by gravity, the giant has become victimized by all, for all fear him. Blue colerase pencil and Photoshop. Prints available here- http://www.keiththompsonart.com/pages/giant.html


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22 Mar 2008:-) Désirée Dippenaar
Interesting take on giants! Nice to see the different point of view in the description. Great details, and I like the idea!
1 Apr 2008:-) Danica A. Casey
he looks...unhealthy. great pic. u have talent.
18 Apr 200845 Anon
weird, yet wonderful!, I like it alot! Can’t wait for more pictures!
11 May 200845 Anon.
i can ceep starring it for hours !!! U say to much by simple an icon !!! Great Great Job with the details !!! I cant describe it .... yes i can say im speecless too !
16 May 2008:-) Ashley Lyn Cox
id be sad too if my clothes were made of 2-by-4s
2 Jun 2008:-) Elsa R. Oakley
Poor village that lost its church steeple!
30 Jun 2008:-) Shirley Thérèse van der Horst
I have a book with your artwork in it! Amazing stuff!
5 Mar 2009:-) Timo Yocoto Karthaus
Glenn Fabry’s book
10 Aug 2009:-) Edi Hoogenboezem
I’ve seen this drawing before in my drawing book.
I love it!
It’s funny and it looks real.
23 Nov 200945 Melina
You are Amazing!! all of your work is soo inventive!! I have seen this picture in a book I have called Anatomy for fantasy artists
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'Giant':
 • Created by: :-) Keith Thompson
 • Copyright: ©Keith Thompson. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Cow, Cows, Dark, Giant, Goth, Gothic, Huge, Tree
 • Categories: Faery, Fay, Faeries, Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters, Orc, Goblins, Trolls, Trollocs..., Weapons, Bows, Swords, Blades, Rapiers...
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen, Computer Program
 • Submitted: 2005-06-09 22:59:11
 • Views: 20360
 • Resolution: 517x872

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