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Mythic Himalayan Creature Design by Exileden Mythic Himalayan Creature Design by Exileden

Hello there on the last 2013 day and here is a little of inspiration to start a good new 2014 year :) - a creature inspired by Himalayan little known folklores and townfolks. Originally that was a sketch from my sketchbook, scanned it and I thought to do digital. But again I decided to do him in traditional media. Colored pencils a bit of copics and gouache paint.

I'd like to wish my friends, close people, fans and everybody else for a New Year which would be Year of LUCID DREAMING.

Life is like a dream. Everybody has own a dream in our every life. However, for the most of time, we are usually walking in sleep in dreams, without awarness. We let the dreamworld to control us and it's events. We feel like powerless matter drifting in the world of the antimatter and chaos. However, once we acquire lucid dreaming in our mind, we start becoming aware, don't let mindless dreamscapes to take us aimlessly through life, nightmares to haunt us and within, lucid dreaming, we are able to take our life onto a whole new level and make our life into heaven.
It's pretty much similar in real life. Lucid dreaming is the state of mind where we are becoming aware of things and ourselves.
Then next is bringing into action. The changes which we want to bring or DO SOMETHING what we care, instead to be a watcher, we need just to do.  Become a sportsmen than viewer who is watching other people who are going to be successful.
And lastly, it's about habits. Those are known HABITS that block us from making our things to happen- where in the result we tend forgetting what we were supposed to do or giving up too quickly with things that we care/want to change, then we tend getting angry at ourselves for failing. Habits are codes written in our subconsciousness. To change it, we need to be stubborn, hardworking and have a lot of will to overcome our automated thinking.
Be aware. Bring things into action. Overcome your old habits.

With those skills, we are more likely able to bring these basic wishes of happiness, better health state and lots of success. :) This is what I want do, awake my lucid dreaming inner power

Every human is creating their own dream and reality, there is no such linear and "one" reality/truth. However, everything is bouncing back to them what they carry in their throughts, habits and beliefs. If you want to change your way of thinking, learn to think positivey, concetrate on good values and be constructive with bringing things into action, then life will automatically become better for you- you'll bring into yourself like a magnet more inspiring, good people and positive life events. That's what I wish for everyone and for myself :]

Oh also, I'm being active with stuff on my FB page, just thought to let know for some folks who have FB account!

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Moltenkitty Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2015   General Artist
Wow... thank you soooo so much for writing that description
Fantasy-Fashionista Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
AWESOME, so sick. :D Love those...horns or ribbions or whatever they're supposed to be, they're cool as hell. :la: I like the little teapot hanging off from it as well, heheh. :giggle:
SubzeroChimera Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Based off of anything, or an original design? Very neat either way! Happy (belated) new year!
sidetrack1 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014
Reminds me of the pokemon Entei (body-wise)
ImmaCatastrophe Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That is just AWESOMEEEE
Listenhund Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
really cool and imaginative
ToragonsDR Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014
Looks like something that could be found in a more realistic version of Journey
jungmeister Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014
BaneEden Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Student General Artist
Beautiful piece as usual :heart: 
Red-Rose-12 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014
amazing! but scary :fear: 
Sagittarius-A-star Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Ha ha, that's a weird creature- and thanks for the inspiring words! :) I agree, the key to success is taking control of your life-course and do what we care about, rather than feeling helpless and letting life just carry us along where we don't want to go.  Have a great 2014! 
ValsparinDragon Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow . I love it ! Love work that is inspired by folklore and myths it makes everything more interesting . I love the colors and detail in it . Amazing job .
XenYojimbo Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Hey Mr. Scary creature...*whispers* I think your wrist is broken. O_O;

In all seriousness this is a beautiful piece. Congratulations.
AncientWolfSpirit Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is such a beautiful, majestic creature. I absolutely love the design, nice work!
maniek1441 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Hobbyist
This is awesome ;)
15t Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
this is awesome!
inkdoodler Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014
From the thumbnail, I could not figure out what sort of twisted mound of hair and metal this was. I love it. Very unique.
NiaraForever Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my gosh...I can see some bat references in it...
wolfofdesire Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014  Hobbyist
ImPainter Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
wow great job!Patrick (Santa) 
Dani-Castro Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014
WOOW , wonderful image, great colours, and also fantastic idea and inspiration!! 
Great job
Lux-Ignifer Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wooooooo es genial
SolarLugia Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow. This really captures a mythical and eerie feel! 
hannahelizabethh Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Student General Artist
this is sweet! :)
masudtazrian Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow!! Amazing work!! I see some Bengali alphabets written on the red robe of the creature. although my language is Bengali, I can't understand what is written there. Could you explain the Himalayan Myth that you spoke of? I love mythological beasts, they are my favorite.  

Exileden Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014

Wow that's so cool! Honestly I don't really know what exactly it means, I've had it written on paper from the traveler where he was traveling in Himalaya and meeting local people who passed that folklore. Also my apologies, perhaps my writing style didn't patch that text in your language correctly (I was swooshing in artistic style, than actual, proper way of writing to make it look more ancient and less readable). Either way, I find texts in Bengali'an alphabet are very pleasant for me. 

It was about beast who protected the sacred mountain (I'll find it's name once I'll remember) in region of Annapurna mountain ranges. And in fact, in our real life, that sacred mountain does NOT allow climbers or travelers to traverse through. The villages which are surrounded with a view on that sacred mountain, villagers here somehow believe (I don't know if that's in serious way or in fantasy/for tradition) about the beast ruling in that mountain. I think it's like how humans used to believe about Yetis. If I understood correctly, I think that's local's interpretation about Yeti but in more serious/sacred way. It's said also that one, the sacred beast appears to have special design ornaments (like how I drew) were brought by the gods. That's all what I know.

masudtazrian Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh that's really so nice of you and Thanks for the explanation. And about the Bengali alphabets, you actually wrote them correctly. When I saw those, first I thought somebody from Bangladesh ( the country I'm from), or West Bengal (India) drew it.  It just made me jumped. I wanted to know if those writing had anything to do with mythology. 

Your gallery is really full of treasures that I love to seek and hunt. Waiting to see your new works!

Exileden Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014

Oh, that's so cool! Honestly, mainly I'm a traveler/photoreporter where I travel to many different countries, used to live in a couple and by that I'm passionate about the world, different culturies, languages, faraway places and local folks. The further from "civilized city worlds" (i.e. America, Europe) the better is! In meaning of fascination and inner-self discoveries being in new areas. I'm very anticipating to go to the East countries, including region which you are. I'm very flattered that a visitor, like you from Bangladesh has stopped here to view my works. Maybe for the next drawing, inspired by mountains of east where your language dominates, I should ask you to write a proper text and it's meaning for my design :D

And thank you!

masudtazrian Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow! Your most welcome! It'll be my pleasure to help you with the text whenever you want. I'd also like to invite you to visit Bangladesh. Since you are a photographer, you'd definitly want to visit the largest Mangrove forest in the world, "The Sunderban", as we call it.
There are a lot of wild things see, specially the Royal Bengal Tiger, one of the very rare and endangered species. I myself never had a chance to see them in real, except at Zoo. Plus there are lot more things you'd find interesting, our culture, history, tribal people and lot more. Pay a visit when you have time.

You know, I really envy you. It's my cherished dream to travel the whole world and capture every interesting thing I encounter. I wish I could do it. But I can't as I'm kinda trapped!Waaaah!  Anyway, keep up the good work!Clap Clap 
NkDesignTGA Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Amazing! It's so creepy! 
Check-out also my manips :)
knuckles476 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Whetsit-Tuya Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Student Filmographer
I want to get raped by that thing
Snakeman2013 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013   General Artist
Wow. That looks so cool! It's like the yetis dog
RainMoon11 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
WOW!! Really nice!
MachiiChan Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
For some reason that reminds me of my dog! XD
Exileden Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014
Then you must have a monstrual dog! XD
MachiiChan Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
You could say that... X3
jbrenthill Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Gorgeous coloring! This is so fantastic!
SoSaucy Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Something is really wrong with it's limbs and the nails xD
This is design is really interesting, I like it a lot!
Wolfshadow001 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013
you said it was designed after a creature of the himalayans which i would like to know more about but i thought id take a guess at what the original format was before you threw your own epic flare to it

was it a baku beforehand and became something more?
LucidKitsune Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013   Traditional Artist
Gorgeous and wonderful inspiration for the new year!! 

Lucid dreaming eh? Well that should be right up my alley. :dummy:

I very much agree with you though.... Sounds like a great resolution to make; to take charge of my life and take it where I want to go, not follow it where it takes me!
Exileden Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013
Good luck to you <3 
LucidKitsune Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013   Traditional Artist
And you as well! :meow:
FindingWhatsLost Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Hobbyist
This is sooooo cool! I don't know what else to say, it's AMAZING!
MJTannacore Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013
I like the adornments.
ZephyrDragonX Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, that's so weirdly cute but if you look at it for too long it's like 😫 but awesome at the same time
Chigami Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Whoa, this is a bit scary but so epic at the same time!
UDtheAesir Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Student General Artist
Awesome! Looks alot like a Behemoth from Final Fantasy 13.
xEpicDorito678 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013
That is the most epic beast I have ever fucking seen! :iconawesomefaceplz:
PearlPhoenix Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
amazing work dear ♡ I wish you a successful and healthy new year!
and hoping for more collabs :D
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