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"Jet Head" by Sarah Taylor

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SciFi and Fantasy Art Jet Head by Sarah Taylor
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Sometimes I wonder what became of mythology. Of the sense of wonder associated with everyday life. Though the vikings may have told tales of women riding winged horses that carried fallen soldiers to heaven, we have no comparable stories of divine cadillacs whisking away the righteous to thier final resting place. People see what is in front of them, little more. The last refuges of wonder are in scientists astounded at the intricacies of nature, and in children insisting that they can hear the trees talk.

And If we did tell stories of divine Cadillacs, surely we must tell horror stories of it's counterpart, the jet demon. A foul beast belching black fire and gnashing its toothlike blades. A creature that lurks in dark alleys and gobbles up misbehaving children.

Done in felt-tip pen, brush and a little white pencil. Mostly it was an excuse to experiment with smooth textures (such as on the engine). I hope to add a background eventually.



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8 Oct 200545 Clinton Parker
After seeing this, not only am i afraid, but i believe god himself hopes you never get your hands on a mad scientist sort of lab and a lot of free time

:-) Sarah Taylor replies: "Then be afraid! Be very afraid! For next year I shall be working with jet engines on a project with Pratt&Whitney. I can just see how that'll turn out.
Instructor: Umm, Sarah? Could you stop sewing chicken wings onto the turbofan? It's creeping people out.
Me: Mwahahaha! It's alive! It's alive!"
8 Oct 2005:-) A. C. Solomon
"Sometimes I wonder what became of mythology. Of the sense of wonder associated with everyday life. Though the vikings may have told tales of women riding winged horses that carried fallen soldiers to heaven, we have no comparable stories of divine cadillacs whisking away the righteous to thier final resting place. People see what is in front of them, little more. The last refuges of wonder are in scientists astounded at the intricacies of nature, and in children insisting that they can hear the trees talk."

Because I'm currently reading American Gods by Mr. Gaimen, I'm wondering the same thing as well. And this is a really good idea of what we WOULD be thinking of: classic mythology mixed up with modern mechanics. Sounds American to me.

1 Sarah Taylor replies: "That was an awesome book, I'll admit it was his descriptions of car gods that got me wondering about todays mythology."
11 Dec 200545 Chromey
What were you smoking when you thought this up

:-) Sarah Taylor replies: "I am becoming more and more convinced that Micron pens emit some sort of mind-altering drug when used. That would explain alot."
31 Oct 200745 Ericka 1212
I absolutely ADORE this picture and the story that goes with it It's is simply FANTASTIC!!! Oh wow.. you've just inspired me for YEARS. Keep on shining you crazy diamond!!
21 Aug 2008:-) Sarah Charles
That would make kids eat their vegetables! Great job!
24 Aug 2008:-) Alia Tenoch
The reason that mythology has died is the soap-opera and total lack of anything scary in the modernday life. Now, this might change if somebody brings your creature to life.
If that happens...I’m hiding.
19 Oct 2008:-) Maria Zühlke
This is a really cool creature!
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'Jet Head':
 • Created by: :-) Sarah Taylor
 • Copyright: ©Sarah Taylor. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Demon, Jet, Monster, Mythology, Portal, Runes, Sigils, Veve, Veves
 • Categories: Demons, Imps, Devils, Beholders..., Techno, Cyber, Technological
 • Techniques: Black Ink, Felt-tipped Pens
 • Inspirations: H.P.Lovecraft, Neil Gaiman, Stephen King
 • Submitted: 2005-11-27 01:40:41
 • Views: 1780
 • Resolution: 800x640

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