According to Welsh tradition, the Adar Llwch Gwin were giant birds, similar in kind to the griffin, which were given to a warrior named Drudwas ap Tryffin by his fairy wife. The name derives from the Welsh words llwch ("dust") and gwin ("wine"). These birds were said to understand human speech and to obey whatever command was given to them by their master. However, on one occasion, when Drudwas was about to do battle with the hero Arthur he commanded them to kill the first man to enter the battle. Arthur himself was delayed and the birds immediately turned on Drudwas and tore him to pieces. Later, in medieval Welsh poetry, the phrase Adar Llwch Gwin came to describe all kinds of raptors including hawks, falcons, and, on occasion, brave men.
- taken from Wikipedia
Heeey! First post on this forum I think. I've been meaning to participate in this contest for ages, but never really gotten around to it. Anyways, I sortoff liked the topic, so why not.
Eeeh.. Yea.. I dont really have a good idea tho! But.. I don't care x) Here's my sketch. What I was wondering was, is the character too much of a focus? All the scribbles above the arches will be a mosaic of sorts (based on the legend).
Jarkuzy: You need to raise the horizon line waayy up. Either that or redraw everything else. The perspective was better in the previous version. You have a really cool design going on though. Looking forward to see how this progesses.
Here's my idea... I really need to figure out how to do these environments!?! Good work so far, reminds me of elegant victorian architecture - Joseph Paxton crystal palace kinda stuff. Funnily enough, when that building was built, it attracted lots of Sparrows and Pidgeons, so to manage it they got Hawks, but then couldn't get rid of those!
Corrick Excellent concept corrick been able to solve the interior idea before I did you got my vote hate to say but the geezbo in the middle of the backgrounds feels like it dont fit I dont know maybe move it slighty more to the right