Steed of Helicon by abigailryder

Steed of Helicon

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Added: Mar 19, 2004
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The mythological Pegasus, showing the Hydra below, before their battle. Bellerophon tamed Pegasus at the Fountain of Mount Helicon to help him kill the Hydra.

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abigailryder's picture

Thank you very much --that was an exceedingly nice comment. Smile I did in fact use a reference for the face of the horse... wish I'd had one for the monster, he mighta turned out a little better! *giggles*... My mom thought it was some kind of plant... *weeps softly into her artist's apron.*

somerset's picture

Oh I say! this must be one of the most beautiful faces I've seen on a horse for a long time (winged horses included), Abigail! lovely watercolours, so delicate, great composition!

abigailryder's picture

Thank you Cheryl. Smile

abigailryder's picture

why thank you, dear guest!

Guest's picture

What can i say about this i can only describe this in one word ... WOW

abigailryder's picture

Thanks-- you're right, of course. It should be the Chimaera. I believe it may have even been a sibling of the Hydra... ah, I get all those multi-headed monsters confused...

Guest's picture

Amazing drawing. Just for ur future reference Hercules killed the Hydra, Belerophon aided by Pegasus killed the CHIMAERA.

cherber's picture

Wow, this is just amazing. Very beautiful colours, and lovely image!

Art at its best.