Chimera Picture

Chimera - In both fiction and real biological science, a mixture of two or more living organisms.

Chimera - In Greek mythology, a monster with the head of a lion, the head of a goat, and a tail that was a snake. If I'm not mistaken, it also breathed fire and was slain by Beleraphon. (and I do not know if I am spelling the hero's name right). I haven't read much in the way of Greek mythology, but I know I have heard the story.

I'm rather interested in chimeras right now, just having read the last volume of the Petshop of Horrors manga, which featued genetically-engineered animal chimeras, and from watching the anime, Fullmetal Alchemist, which has been featuring alchemical chimeras quite a lot. I decided to draw my take on the original Greek myth monster-version.

Prismacolors on drawing paper.
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