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Robyn ´Fake´ Smales

"Thestral" by Robyn ´Fake´ Smales

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My interpretation of a Thestral from OotP. I've seen pictures of these that are very skeletal looking, and they're all great. But knowing something about horses, I figured that to be able to pull the carriges they would still need quite hefty front ends. So I tried to convey that with this piccie, along with the correct equine anatomy.

16 Jun 200445 Anonymous
Pretty good, but the horse looks like it could use some food... There are too many ribs. That is very dangerous for a horse to get like that. Pretty good though

:-) Robyn 'Fake' Smales replies: "Thestrals are described as 'Skeletal black pegasi' And as Horses have 18 ribs, 10 'true' and 8 'false' (The only differance is where they attach) I dont think there are too many ribs, more likely too few 2"
19 Jun 2004:-) Estella 'Stellaluna' R. Hoffman
I LOVE the see through bat-like wings, this is one of the few pics of thestrals that is acually true to the description in the book.

:-) Robyn 'Fake' Smales replies: "Thank you so much! Am Honoured that you think so!"
6 Jul 200445 Elin
Hi there I must say that I really like your pic. this is the best Thestral I have seen.. I like the way the muzzle turned in to a beak 2
20 Jul 200445 Morgan le Fay
I can't believe there are so few comments!I love Thestrals!! I tried drawing one once, didn't work, but this is great!Can't quite call it beautiful, 'cause it's a creepy skelital horse, but this is one of my fave pictures. I have one last thing to say...I need a printer.
26 Jun 200545 Kiyana
That's an awesome picture! Thestrals are the greatest, and the wings are great!
14 Aug 200545 Kaitie
I agree with one of the people above. This is one of the very few pics that are actually true to the book. It is awesome. Love it. 2
2 Nov 200545 Toble tank
I like the effect the ribs have shown
29 Dec 200545 Dark epona
Love it!! I have tried to draw thestrals but it really doesnt work for me 8 but im glad some one else other than me that has the true talent!!
18 Apr 200645 Lucy
Amzing i love the wings
20 Aug 200645 Sarah <stablegirl11@yah...com>
Bueatiful.I draw mythical horses
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 • Created by: :-) Robyn ´Fake´ Smales
 • Copyright: ©Robyn ´Fake´ Smales. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Book, Five, Harry, Of, Order, Phoenix, Potter, The, Thestral
 • Categories: Fan art
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen
 • Inspirations: JK Rowling (Harry Potter)
 • Submitted: 2004-06-06 17:25:15
 • Views: 1319
 • Resolution: 583x536

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