The Twig-Tailed Beetle-Snatcher by choughton

The Twig-Tailed Beetle-Snatcher

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Added: Sep 17, 2005
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Here we see the voracious snatcher downing a snack while spearing his next helping using his well-adapted digitations. A member of aves, the snatcher shares similar morphology. His bushy twig-like tail is comprised of modified feathers, and his spear-like fingers are simply elongations of a birds usual semi-vestigial digits. Using it's unique cover, this flightless bird waits in ambush for its prey. Then, a swift stab from a finger insures an accurate snare.

Painter IX coloring w/ Charcoal Pencils and Ink-Stained cloth

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forestrogers's picture

Wonderful creature!!

oolong's picture

Ooooh...that is so strange and creepy! Good job!

Guest's picture

Whoa, that's the pokemon from hell! seriously though, I expeted this to be an editor's pick from how nice the thumbnail looked. Super unique.

rita's picture

Like your idea - and how you did it

Art at its best.