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Av Tupilaq Witherling by Exileden Av Tupilaq Witherling by Exileden
Quick art trade with lovely *CoyoteMange

Originally was supposed to be doodle/sketch trade, but i ended making him a tad more detailed than planned.
Just couldn't resist with playing with creativity of designing witherlings. I really like her critters, I could plunge myself into void of creating thousand Witherling designs if I could.
Originally I had in my mind to have simplier design but my bad habit made him more detaily-detailed.

Anyway. It's my witherling design- Tupilaq (formely Av Tupilaq). According to inuit legends Tupilaq is a fearsome soul beast. People in greenland don't believe but fear. Myths and spiritual legends were created by their fear. They created masks to "connect" with Inuit spirits in some legends.
Till today they still believe in folkfores.

Tupilaq is an abandoned witherling. Withdrawn by nature. It's unknown if it has other species of Tupilaq family or it's only one kind. So far, it's seen only once.
Everyone fear of him. Irrationally of course, so far no threats or real danger came from Tupilaq spirit itself.

... poor thing.
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Ashenjay Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
aaah I love this ;a;
he's kind of sweet in his one way, you know? :heart:
this is reall strange
Sayako44 Sep 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love it! *w*
scary ^^ i like it :))
I like so much theese creatures!
Nektarios-Cat Dec 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Av Tupilaq is one of my favorite witherlings so far! :heart:
In adition to that, I made a bridge form of Av Tupilaq that I thought you'd like to see: [link]
Aww, I'm glad you liked my Witherling! And I really like that one, I love the mask design. Better idea than what I did!
I like also Niaquq one.
Nektarios-Cat Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you, makes me feel better that approve. XD Obviously everyone loves your design more.
Niaquq seems to be the favorite of the three so far. :P
yoco-chan Dec 8, 2012  Student General Artist
That is awesome! :la: I love it!
Pagan-Moon-Dreamer Nov 16, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Now that is one this I wouldn't want to meet in a drak lane on my way home at night, or any time of day. :fear:

But other then that I like the color and shading that went into this. :)
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