Fei Lian Drawing

Fei Lian © 2020 Ranunkel 2 / 2

Uploaded: Jul 16, 2010
Artist: Ranunkel
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Digital painting done in Corel Paint Shop Pro X. The fei lian was a remarkable creature in Chinese Mythology,exhibiting five different animal species within its family tree. With the body and legs of a stag,it was as swift as wind,gliding through its forest dwell with ease.A long,serpentine tail balanced the beast's heavy head,resembling that of a sparrow with gleaming white bull horns with stripes.Its elegant body was covered in golden fur and dark spots,rather like the pelt of a leopard. I didn't know how to place this creature, but I thought it was a bit like a Gryphons