Phoenix Picture

The Phoenix. A bird from Egyptian mythology that every 500 years would set itself aflame, emerging from the ashes reborn in an even greater and more beautiful form.

Watercolours and india ink on paper. In working with this style i usually blow the ink around the paper with a straw to achieve the effects i want, but i used a paintbrush with this one, but tried to keep my hand free enough to give a wild impression of feathers and flames.

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