Kun Peng Picture

The 3rd assignment was creature design. This time, I had a fairly clear goal in mind. I wanted to do either feathers, fur or scale, and I wanted to follow Sandara's painting style. This meant a slight departure from the speed paints of the previous 2 to pursue a more 'complete' look. However, I did retain some of the principles that I've learned while working on the previous assignment. And that is - to work the image as a whole and not get bogged down by details until the very late stage of the painting process.

As per usual, I sticked with the Chinese mythology. Wikipedia information of this mythical beast: [link](mythology)

I would like to thank Sandara for helping me out with this piece, and doing a demo for the feathers, scales and water.

The full process @ [link]
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