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CM Birdbrain Hoskins

"His wings." by CM Birdbrain Hoskins

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"You dare? I dare to tear your mind asunder!"


Most artists at one point in their lives (usually multiple points) end up creating a work that measures far above and beyond their current abilities and helps define who they are as an artist and a person, and what they might become in the future. I believe this piece is one of mine: a milestone. A real leap ahead. Some call 'em masterpieces. Maybe this is a masterpiece. I dunno.

I do know that I put a lot of time (four straight days of working on this), effort, love and soul into it. I pulled out all the stops and stretched my imagination and artistic skills to the limit. I used some references here and there, bits and pieces. I tried my best to get as much feeling, detail and technical expertise into it. What's going on in this scenario is a very rare sight: Oidhche actually, genuinely mad. Its kind of terrifying. I feel bad for whoever is on the recieving end of his wrath...

Done on 11''x14'' 130 gsm Strathmore Drawing paper with 2H, B, 2B, and 6B pencils with white gel pen for additional highlights. Art is mine, character belongs to my boyfriend.


Previous pictures with this character in them:  http://www.elfwood.com/~wightraven/For-your-ears-only.3573380.html

21 Dec 2010:-) Michael pixiepie john
superb ink and pencil drawing ,
i see him as a scarecrow at the moment
though one can imagine all kinds of things

:-) CM Birdbrain Hoskins replies: "Yeah, a scarecrow in a descriptive sense fits him perfectly! Doesn’t help he’s very tall and thin."
21 Dec 2010:-) Jay A De Foy
Four days well spent! I know what you mean about the drawing a picture efore your time, I use to get that alot. But with pics like that it will make all the rest of your pics drive your crazy. lol great work!

:-) CM Birdbrain Hoskins replies: "Oh I know what you mean! Now all of my detailed work has to equal or exceed this one! How bothersome. XD"
21 Dec 2010:-) Anna Barsal Bors
yes you’re right: it’s a Masterprice 2 amazing job!
22 Dec 2010:-) Michal Erin SchererBerry


31 Dec 2010:-) Marika Viklund
It is really nice! Good work on shading and details! 2 Congrats on the MC!
5 Jun 2013:-) Stephanie S. K. Marbach
wow - his face is really scary with all these scales! great shading and view - my congrats for your star2!!!
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'His wings.':
 • Created by: :-) CM Birdbrain Hoskins
 • Copyright: ©CM Birdbrain Hoskins. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Anger, Chaos, Corvid, Corvidae, Crow, Dark, Drama, Dream, Fantasy, Gentleman, Horror, Indignation, Media, Night, Nightmare, Rage, Raven, Retribution, Spirit, Traditional, Victorian, Wrath
 • Categories: Dream Imagery, Ghosts, Ghouls, Aparitions, Magic and Sorcery, Spells, etc., Man, Men, Vampires, Zombies, Undeads, Dark, Gothic, European Traditions, Mythology, Celtic
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen, Coloured Ink, Mixed Media
Modpick •  Mod Pick at: 2010-12-21 10:14:37
 • Submitted: 2010-12-14 07:13:07
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