Soul Picture

Quote from Wikipedia:

"Fenghuang (traditional Chinese: 鳳凰; pinyin: fènghuáng) are mythological birds of East Asia that reign over all other birds. The males are called Feng and the females Huang. In modern times, however, such a distinction of gender is often no longer made and the Feng and Huang are blurred into a single feminine entity so that the bird can be paired with the Chinese dragon, which has male connotations."



Illustration of original character Maeron. Maeron's mother had a very difficult labour, and just before he was born, his father fused Maeron's soul with his mother's Proximator, a phoenix. This blasphemous act had many severe implications, which will be told as part of Maeron's story sometime in the future. ^^

Featured as Image of the Day by ImagineFX on 28 July 2011.



Many people kindly gave me their feedback for this piece. It was hard to balance between details and focus area. Colours and composition were giving me a huge but enjoyable headache too. Thank you for all your advice~! Another painting of Maeron:
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