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"05. The Padfoot" by E. L. McFadden

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An anthro-unicorn finds she is not alone in her forest, and, knowing the Thing who hunts her cannot cross the stream, begins to make for the safety of the opposite bank. Mechanical and 6B pencil rendering colored in Photoshop. Got Mod's Choice on 6/12/03. (wheeeee!)

(artist's note- this 'Padfoot' is not based on the one found in J.K. Rowling's works...this nasty critter is based on the REAL Padfoot- aka 'Black Shuck', 'Galleytrot', etc- of ancient folklore. Just want to clear that up.)

13 Jun 200345 Luke J. Hunter
WOW on the very creative perspective and coloring!
13 Jun 200345 Anna
Wowow the trees in the background are sooooooooooooo good!
28 Jun 2003:-) Emily Elizabeth Bradford
I think he needs a hug 2
7 Aug 2003:-) Bob you
This is awesome i can never get a forest to look like that, nice touch with the tree very creepy...Hmmm maybe you could give me a few pointers..

:-) E. L. McFadden replies: "Thanks! But i'm a terrible teacher, the only advice I can offer is to pick up a good art book on drawing trees. The one I used as a reference for this particular piece was "How to Draw Trees", by Henry C. Pitz. "
21 Jun 200545 Anonymous
Is this the Padfoot, as in the donkey Padfoot, as in that creature that lives in the moors of Scotland?...I love your coloring technique and composition btw.
16 Nov 200545 Stephanie "Darkened Lover" S
3 Jun 2006:-) Jdem
I like this a lot! has anyone else noticed that the tree trunk that the unicorn is hiding behind, looks like the head and beak of an eagle?

just me?

15 Jun 2006:-) Cynthia Conner
Yeah, I had noticed that too, except it looked more like an dragon, with those roots/horns, and the nostril's further up... OK! Time for me to shuttup and stop being so technical.
I love this picture! There's so much detail, and you can see how the uni's slowly mincing her way down the bank. And good to know that someone can figure out there are SOME myths not originally found in HP.
20 Jul 2006:-) Natalie Adams
Brrrr *shudder* that legend still gives me the creeps!
Great picture...
22 Dec 2006:-) Kat Clements
Oh, I love your forest and the uni-anthro! The tree stump that looks like a dragon's head is a nice touch too! Beautiful posing! (Did you do this with colored pencils?)
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'05. The Padfoot':
 • Created by: :-) E. L. McFadden
 • Copyright: ©E. L. McFadden. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Anthro, Black, Forest, Galleytrot, Padfoot, Shuck, Trees, Unicorn, Woods
 • Categories: Anthropomorphic (Furries), Demons, Imps, Devils, Beholders..., Landscape, Nature, Panoramic
 • Techniques: Computer-coloured Picture, Mechanical/Technical Pencils
Modpick •  Mod Pick at: 2003-06-12 10:56:37
 • Submitted: 2003-06-05 17:49:37
 • Views: 1413
 • Resolution: 700x518

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