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Maneater by KanaRae Maneater by KanaRae
In Ancient Greece, the sphinx guarded the passageway to Thebes, stopping travelers with a riddle. If you didn't answer correctly, then the sphinx ate the traveler. This however, is an Egyptian Sphinx, which simply is a guardian and not a man-eater per say.

In short, a non-violent sphinx guarding the passageway to...

We have to make a poster to promote our senior thesis show, using our experience with our thesis as the base for our ideas. The theme I chose for mine was something along the lines of "an achievement to conquer." so I thought the sphinx was a fitting symbol of a majestic roadblock and it's Egyptian heritage made it a respectable figure rather than a man-eating monster.

In short: complete your thesis with grace instead of failing miserably under the pressure XD;; or something.

random size note: this version is 900 pixels in height, but the original file is 12k pixels in height. X_x;; kill me now.
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atlantiss505 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012
amazing! i love it
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KanaRae Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
thank you!
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KasumiAlche Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011
Oh hey, I do remember you talking about this! Very lovely result you have here :3

Heh, this is a self portrait isn't it?
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KanaRae Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
unintentional self portrait. my teacher said the same thing. I don't know how it keeps happening.
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KasumiAlche Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011
Well, I think it fits the theme for it to be you. Afterall, it's your own journey and success :3
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KanaRae Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
^_^
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Nakama95 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
you did a wonderful job on this as usual! I especially love the wings and expression.
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KanaRae Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :D I think the wings need a second pass, but feathers are one of my favorite things to draw.
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Nakama95 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
you're very welcome you do a great job!
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JackzRagdoll13 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Student General Artist
I just keep faving al your work lately x__X Stunning... I hope to someday reach your skill.
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