These are a couple of "claustrophobic kelpie" drawings for Austin Madison's Chades Challenge. Kelpies are man-eating water horses from Celtic mythology. They are said to mainly lure children into riding on their backs, and often stalk their prey from underwater, with only their one eye exposed (like a crocodile). A kelpie's skin is adhesive, and once a person is fixed to the horse's skin, it will gallop into the river, taking its victim to his watery doom. Here are 3 claustrophobic kelpies I drew...they all ended up being in 3 different styles for some reason, probably because of the different mediums used:
A kelpie regretting his decision to hunt in a ball crawl (brush pen/digital):
This kelpie accidentally ran through a little league game (col-erase/digital):
And a kelpie in a bottle (digital):
Hope you all have a happy new year!!
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