Deviant Login Shop  Join deviantART for FREE Take the Tour
×



Details

Submitted on
May 6, 2010
Image Size
23.4 MB
Resolution
5046×3450
Link
Thumb
Embed

Stats

Views
507 (2 today)
Favourites
30 (who?)
Comments
6
×
Hippocamp by Velvet-Dragon Hippocamp by Velvet-Dragon
Original artwork is for sale. Please email redeye@designbyredeye.com with inquiries or visit www.lynnetteshelley.com to view more of my artwork and sales.

In Greek mythology, a hippocamp is a fantastical sea beast that is half fish, half horse, and they were the steeds that pulled Neptune (or Poseidonís) chariot. The Greeks believed that hippocampi were the adults forms of the sea horse fish. In Latin, hippocampi literally means crooked horses.

15◊11 inches, mixed media (oil pastels, colored pencils, liquid gold and copper leaf, and gold paint on Canson paper.
Add a Comment:
 
:iconnorisis:
norisis Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2011
wow, i was browsing the print shop for greek myth related stuff when I found this - it is utterly gorgeous! I love the colours and texturing and *everything*. Thanks for making this available as a print!!
Reply
:icondracodoptables:
DRACODOPTABLES Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2010
What a fantastic rendition! It is a pleasure to look at, and so different from most such images you can find these days. Very beautiful, and it seems one of our Eggs likes it as well.
Reply
:iconvelvet-dragon:
Velvet-Dragon Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
hey thanks so much
Reply
:icondracodoptables:
DRACODOPTABLES Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2010
You are most welcome!
Reply
:iconsidnei-siqueira:
sidnei-siqueira Featured By Owner May 10, 2010
Great color skin and tail details... =D
Reply
:iconvelvet-dragon:
Velvet-Dragon Featured By Owner May 11, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks Sidnei :)
Reply
Add a Comment: