Huzzah another month and another creature design I wish I didn't have to give away! My prompt this time was very interesting and gave me a challenge of what and how to design this lovely creature! This is for DA User Billipy
who had the following prompt:Feral/Anthro/Humanoid?: Anthro or FeralDo you have a gender preference?: No preference, but androgyny is appreciated!Theme(s) you'd like to see in your design: Something that looks like it would belong in a swampAnimals/features you'd like the design to be based on: A mixture of avian features and fish features. I'm especially thinking chickens, ostriches, flamingos, but whatever works! As well, something with a rather large mouth/neck would be neat to see.Additional features or clothing/accessories you like: N/AColors or palettes you like: Red & Blue; Red & White; Brown & Green & Blue; Brown & Pink & OrangeThings you do NOT want to see on the design: Absolutely nothing mechanical or too magic-y. Keep it as organic as possible.Any other details or comments: Have fun with it! Consider my specifications as a guideline and not as harsh rules; if you think something would make it look better that I haven't touched on, feel free to throw it in! If you made something like a big fluffy dingo with eight legs but with one of the colour schemes I mentioned, I'd still be content (just as an example). I trust your judgment!
I may not have fully attained what the prompt intended but Im hoping Billipy likes it ;o;
These fish birds live in swamps in small colonies. They often adorn themselves in moss and vine to disguise their colors as they hunt, and are adapted to swim and walk on land (although excel in the water). They can craft crude spears and weapons and are at a basic 'tribal' stage in their life. Other variations exist, such as seagull-salmon mixes, and heron-pike mixes, and each live in various corners of the world. These creatures live nearly anywhere!
Art (c) Jordanna Cooke