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Monday, April 07, 2008

Cruising Eagle

Gosh, with no special steampunk equipment or tools?


  1. I always thought this was what those birds were doing while they circled up there---just drifting around, trying to show off how cool they are. Great character!

  2. Very cool!!
    I love eagles. There is an eagle in my blog too, (a little old, from the 90's he!he!).
    Another great design.
    See you later.

  3. Yes Sam, absolutely. They don't fly, those birds drive the sky :) Thanks! Same here with your art!

    Felipe! Just checked out your "old eagle"... very cool, great beak! :)
    Many thanks, cu!

  4. looks like from some instant a baseball ball pass through the circle and hit the eagle right in the face!7
    great color!

  5. hahah love it

    I wish I could get around that way it would save me a load in gas money!

  6. Great design, as always, and I love the concept and pose. You do the coolest stuff!

  7. Great stuff dude. Love the colours.

  8. I Really love your job...for me it's between Walt Disney and Tex Avery...There is always a small touch of madness, a thing which makes that we always smile...(sorry for my bad english but i'm trying to do progress...arggg)
    Well I was very happy if you could see my "blog"
    and giving me your opinion and some

    In fact, I would be very very satisfied to have your opinion if you could give me advice(councils) to progress...
    Say I what according to you does not go thank you in advance.

  9. Super! I have no other words...