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By Dubravka Ugresic

Baba Yaga is a witch-like personality who flies round on an enormous mortar, kidnapping (and possibly consuming) babies. She lives in a home on bird ft. She is mostly a terrifying determine, portrayed not just in literature but in addition movie, animation and song all through Russian tradition. Dubravka Ugresic takes the tale of Baba Yaga and weaves it into anything thoroughly clean. the result's a rare meditation on femininity, ageing, identification, secrets and techniques, storytelling and love.

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I obtained significant reference working from goats, horses, peacocks and bulls. 48 Aerial View of Buraq 49 2 Skeletal Frame Sketch Inspired by reference of rodeo bulls, I chose to depict the buraq in an action pose. 50 3 Detailed Pencil Sketch Once the basic silhouette and forms are established, flesh out the details of the buraq such as the feathers, hooves, face and shadows. 51 4 Underpainting and Finishing Details Scan your drawing into the computer and begin blocking in broad transparent colors to distinguish the forms of the animal.

Using a pencil, paper and a few loose sketch lines, lay out the anatomy of the creature. 37 3 Detailed Pencil Sketch Flesh out the drawing over the skeletal outline using your references of lions, wolves and dragons for details such as the tail, snout and mane. It’s best to work out the finer details in the early stages of your drawing rather than make adjustments later. 38 4 Underpainting and Finishing Details Block in local colors to establish the forms of the alphyn. Work with small brushes for the details and lay in saturated shadows and bright highlights.

Depicted in medieval bestiaries as a dragon-lion or dire-wolf, the alphyn is one of the more esoteric mythological creatures in the bestiary. Perhaps related to the drake (Draco drakus), this beast has been depicted in many different forms as a predatory animal that uses speed and strength to hunt its prey. The alphyn might live in an open savannah or grasslands like its panthera cousins—lions, tigers and leopards. The alphyn is commonly depicted with the forelegs of a dragon and the elegant flowing mane and tail of a lion.

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