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Thread: A centaur as a guinea pig

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    A centaur as a guinea pig

    I was in experimental mode. I sketched a funny imaginary centaur with pencil first and I made some experiment with layer blending and highlighted the third one ... then the reverse, more interesting I'd say.
    I apologize for not being a horse expert like VanityX.
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    Perhaps Vanity could give you some pointers...LOL
    Try to see as many angles of vision as possible...no single one of us has a "handle" on the whole picture.

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    Great sketch Cesare, though he is not a character I would want to run into out in fantasy land.

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    LOL, this is very good and very funny too!

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    Very good sketches....:-)

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    Most likely, dear Semd74! Maybe she'll a little more mythologically familiar with Valkyries than Centaurs, but she can certainly teach me and many of us on horse painting! thank You! Thank You!

    Dear Sandra, You're perfecrly right! They're hot-blooded guys, so You would risk to meet by far more easily someone like Nessus instead than one like Chiron! Thank You!

    Thank You, dear Rowena! Sometimes it happens to meet someone with an equine face and or smile, so why shouldn't this happen to centaurs too? Anyway he looks like a stud, doesn't he?

    I find I should make some practice and improve my horses dear Anna, so I thank You for Your encouragement!
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    The lower part of the torso is similar to the female genitalia.
    I am a pervert?
    A picture - a very good!
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    LOL Dear Mike, since I'm not an horse expert, so just I checked and found this couple of pictures.
    I can assure wasn't thinking to that ... "cherry-like" part You pointed out (curiously for me), but that was probably due to the fact that, after my primary school days, my preferences directed towards more mature fruits and I still feel more comfortable with and prefer genuine and not drastically depilated, glabrous ... mares views, which may always risk to rather look like ... aged colts instead.
    Thank You very much to give me the opportunity to explain, just in case!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Caesar View Post
    LOL Dear Mike, since I'm not an horse expert, so just I checked and found this couple of pictures.
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    Philip Farmer in his book "The Multilevel Peace"(World of Tiers an Eng.?) is very well described the construction of the "real" centaur.
    But you convinced me, yes - I probably spring
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    To be such an expert of centaurs, Phil Farmer should be more than two millennia old then, when the last one was seen somewhere in Greec or in its colonies!

    Anyway I found for You also, among the dozens of centaurs paintings and statues(exactly Nessus and his Deianira kidnapping attempt, see mythology and Hercules):
    1. an ancient one by Giovanni Antonio Burrini (the most famous masterpiece thereabout was by Guido Reni);
    2. an illustration by Frank Frazetta curiously looking somehow similar to the previous one
    3. ... and a by far worse couple of my old works thereabout.
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