Kelpie Picture

The Kelpie is the supernatural shape-shifting water horse that haunts the rivers and streams of Scotland. The creature could take many forms and had an insatiable appetite for humans; its most common guise was that of a beautiful tame horse standing by the riverside - a tempting ride for a weary traveler. Anybody foolish enough to mount the horse, would find themselves in dire peril, as the horse would rear and charge headlong into the deepest part of the water, submerging with a noise like thunder to the traveler's watery grave.

My interpretation of what a Kelpie looks like. I do however, just like finding excuses to draw horse skulls.

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