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Unknowable by davepalumbo Unknowable by davepalumbo
Unknowable, 36x48, oil on panel, created for The Association of Fantastic Art to be used as promotional material for Illuxcon 6
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Given 2014-03-06
Unknowable by davepalumbo ( Suggested by Ginryuzaki and Featured by Thunderstatement )
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Arcturus-90 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Woooow very good! :O
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mooname Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014   General Artist
hello, your wonderful work has been featured in :icondthemansion:
You are welcome to share with us your amazing talent :D
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Valyce Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is wonderful!
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Fuz-Caforio-Art Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Brilliant!
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laurencskinner Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Professional General Artist
So eerie, it's great! 
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MetalElitism Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Great art!!
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JamesMacGee Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Insanely creepy. but i love it. amazing work
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Cisco9630 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
WoW!! This is soo awesome looking! Great job!
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LaughButts Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Whoa, this would really really freak me out if I saw this on a mass of bones! Nice dark effect really setting that creepy mood. 
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JakeCrusher4 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Student Writer
I'm guessing thus artwork is based of the Sphinex a monster associated with riddles?
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GoldenEyedDragon Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
That is so creepy but beautiful as well! Well done!
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OrangeHammerhead Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
i love that the creature is part human
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YAMATA12 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Student General Artist
this is so beautyful, fantastic, awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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:icona-hardie:
A-hardie Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
Sphinx or a manticore?
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:iconshadowmagi:
shadowmagi Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is ... really cool!  You don't often see sphinx-like characters painted in such a realistic way, and the picture itself is very intriguing.  Really makes me wonder about the story :D
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segura2112 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Stunning piece!!!  Thank You an congrats on the DD.
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SasquatchManPower Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
YAAAASSSSSS!!!!
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bloodlockwar Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
We are looking for a graphic illustrator for a horror graphic novel, if you do this type of work and are interested please send us your rates and availability, or if you know someone else with talent let us know. Thank you.
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opal-moon Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
reminds me of enigma by Dore..beautiful!
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AkiGlancy Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
glorious work
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:iconparady:
Parady Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
this has some eeriness , like in Barlows work , very nice!
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Eviecats Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
I simply adore sphinxes, such an underloved myth critter <3  Grats on the DD, amazing art!
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Chepseh Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
You better solve that riddle!
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:iconkaburninator:
kaburninator Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
a sphinx?
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:iconxxnamaste:
xXNamaste Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
stunning <3 a well deserved dd!
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Marcell9 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
really cool! Like it alot, keep it up
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Soulfulmuse Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
I love this. I mean... I'm just at a loss of words for how much I like it...

Amazing job.
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ignavius Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Professional Photographer
you should make this a print
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Jacob-Cross Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
Wow
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martianink Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
Awesome work!  I love that she doesn't have a pin-up model's head too. Great job!
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Arual96 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Student Digital Artist
beautiful strokes! :| (Blank Stare)  amazing! :D (Big Grin) 
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unsilentwill Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
A great angle on Dore.
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LostGryphin Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing work! Congrats on the DD.
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LauraRamirez Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
Congrats for the DD :D
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Hawkheart29 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
The Sphinx and her many victims I'm guessing. 
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blanket86 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
This is so amazing! Beautiful composition! I love it!
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Mina-Ficent Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
just wow!Interesting GIF 
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TERRMITh Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hmmm... inspiring
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Thiagokakashi Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Perfect
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Mythraill Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Student Artist
omfg awesome!!


(i dont want to be on that creature's list!)
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Duskheaven Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
This looks amazing :D
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Linzu Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Student Digital Artist
It has been a while since I saw scary art for real. So, wonderful job!
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asteampunk Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Student Digital Artist
fantastic work
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Hellercor Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014
The Sphinx?
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Ragnarok6664 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Eerie indeed :o amazing piece
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ziblie Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013
Love this take on the Sphinx. Usually sphinxes are not represented as these really eerie monsters but you captured that perfectly.
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Vivpiere Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Amazing work !!
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Doodah Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013
WOW !
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karichristensen Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Professional
Beautiful!
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ZincZebra83 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2013
Very nice Sphinx!
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