manticore progress

I didn’t want to do his snack/severed leg in any sort of ghoulish green, rotting flesh kind of colour, because nowhere to the bestiaries say that manticores are carrion eaters,(and he looks like he probably has a sensitive tummy)but it seemed wrong to do it the same colour as his face. In the end I settled for this lilacy pink, which has just enough of a hint of blue to it to look unhealthy without going the full zombie.

~ by opusanglicanum on May 6, 2022.

6 Responses to “manticore progress”

  1. It’s all in the details.

  2. He has come up wonderfully from the last picture you posted of him. I am looking forward to seeing him finished.

  3. I always thought manticores were probably very fussy eaters…

    • yeah, everyone thinks monsters will eat anything, but in reality they’re more like giant pandas, like “eew! I’m not eating that severed leg, he hasn’t showered for a month!”

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