Mythological Creatures

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Created: 04/21/12
Last Edited: 12/04/12
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Illustration Class
  • For this class illustration project I chose mythological creatures. I tried to base all these projects on current trends seen in todays books, movies, and music. I wanted to go back to a classic recreation of these mythological beings. After researching these creatures you can see how they have evolved over time.

    All projects were hand drawn and with pencil and marker.
  • Wolf Man
    A human with the ability to transform into a wolf-like creature during a full moon. Only weapons made of pure silver can stop this invincible creature.
  • Griffin
    The griffin is an ancient mythological creature. This creature is usually depicted guarding or protecting something valuable.
  • Frankenstein’s Monster
    A very tall monster whose ugly appearance made him reject society. He has pale blue skin and is out for revenge against his creator.
  • Lagoon Monster
    An unknown creature who lives deep inside lagoons. It is very dangerous and will act and attack unnoticed.
  • Mermaid
    An aquatic female fish with the body of a human and tail of a fish. These creatures are seen as a bad omen in ancient stories. Attracted sailors which they dragged down to the bottom of the sea.
  • Grim Reaper
    A cloaked skeleton who carries a scythe and hourglass. His job is to guide the lost souls to their afterlife. He is only a messenger, but has the power of death.
  • Cthulhu
    A cosmic mythological creature from the book The Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovercraft. This creature is known to bring darkness and mass chaos.
  • Count Orlok
    A man who turns into a blood sucking creature at night. Travelers are told not to stay at any castles in Transylvania for fear of Orlok. Orlok keeps hidden and disguised inside the town.

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