Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Beasts :: Mythology as cultural Vortex

tomer :: this contribution to Beasts! 2 (published by Fantagraphics and edited by the unbreakable Jacob Covey), is re-imagining the Burmese Khimakha (an ogre in the style of the Tibetan yeti) through a contemporary lens, adding a 2nd act to the From God's Mountain series.



available as a limited edition print on Monomyth.

33 comments:

  1. This is awesome. I love seeing how each piece of inspiration/research has contributed to the final outcome. Also love the fading of the colour to show distance and the details in the beast's face.

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  2. Completely beautiful! :D The beast is just amazing!

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  3. This is amazing, as usual! Well done!

    Oh, and saw your Wolverine cover! You managed to make even Wolverine interesting!!

    Mike

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  4. Super amazing as always Tomer. I want to pet it.

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  5. tetris beast !. 2 d over reality
    y e a a a a excellent excellent man. the story behind this haha!

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  6. Sweet composition. I love the bizarre sickly color of the piece too.

    You guys get to have all the fun. ;\

    =s=

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  7. perfect essence.
    you've got the power :)

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  8. Very amazing work!! I will buy a print with my next paycheck!
    Have an amazing weekend!

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  9. this one of my favorite pieces from you - awesome job!

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  10. Figue9:33 PM

    Tomer! i bet you'll remember this
    http://i33.tinypic.com/35kraqe.jpg
    im that guy from mexico studying @ Cedim i've started doing some illsutrations. hope you can check'em out :D

    here's the link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/29670137@N06/2852183462/

    cheers dude.

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  11. AMAZING. And that preliminary sketch is almost too hard to visually move on from, they are (no pun intended) two different beasts (the prelim. drawing and the final illustration). Respect on both.

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  12. awesome ! is incredible !!

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  13. This one is so well done- I like everything about it- especially the color.

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