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Kelly Brennan

"Self Portrait of Softwin" by Kelly Brennan

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'Hey, it's me!' Yes, the back legs are way outa wack, sorry. *fans out her wings* I'm such a perty gryphon.... I am the daughter of Lord Taylwin and Lady Nightsky, rulers of the Rocwynd Clan. The clan lives in the mountain caves above a beautiful jungle, the Tyrrian. On all fours, I'm about 7-8 feet tall at the head.

24 Jan 1999:-) Daniel Routhier
The wings are perhaps too straight to be useful in flight. Is that a pile of gold at his claws?
6 Feb 1999:-) Rebecca Alexander
The wings are WAY too straight to be of any use. Kinda like they have sticks or something preventing their movement. The pile of (gold?) could use some shading or something to make it look more like a pile of (gold?) than just a bunch of circles thrown into a pile. Other than those things, (and the hind legs, of cource) Its a beautiful picture.
15 Feb 199945 Anna R Dunster
hmm, like the pic. As always, nice color! umm, might want to make the wings longer . . (not to mention add a joint or two *G* if they're longer and obviously jointed they don't look so much like sticks with feathers on them, even at full extension) a note about the pile of gold at her (your?) feet : if the shape spread out more toward the bottom of the pile & the little round spots were more oval-shaped it would look more like a pile of gold . . also helps if you layer them a bit, like scales or feathers . . .
12 Apr 199945 Josh Lowmaster, Author 154, Wyvern's Library
Ahhh, ya'll don't know what you're talking about. 'tis fine! 'tis fine! Of course, I may be a little biased, since I personally *know* the artist. *puffs up chest in pride* ^v^Kandaer
1 Jun 1999:-) Julie K Gele
I'm a gryph addict, I admit it, but I can never seem to draw striped ones. How do you do it? I want to draw stripes, but it never works. Again, I love the color, very cool. I agree with the joints thing. Might help with anatomy, but on all other aspects you look to be doing well. Anatomy just my pet peeve and I've been working with the parts and bones of mythical creatures for several years now and it does take work, but just think of how the limbs are supposed to function, and it just snaps in place. Very nice piece! 2
15 Dec 1999:-) Mary E. Patton
spiffy, but softwin wings look stiff.
7 Aug 200345 Anonymous
This is really great. Lovely ^_^ And I think the wings are fine. If they're fanned out than it's quite possible that they'd look stiffer. As I said before, lovely.
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'Self Portrait of Softwin':
 • Created by: :-) Kelly Brennan
 • Copyright: ©Kelly Brennan. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Griffen, Griffin, Griffon, Gryphon, Softwin
 • Categories: Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen, Coloured Pencils
 • Views: 460
 • Resolution: 400x542

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