Archive for animals

The Final Creature from the Arboretarium

Posted in animals, Art, Renegade with tags , , , , , , , , , , on September 2, 2010 by scratchyb

That’s it, this is the last one.  Here’s a little preview, a better shot will come later, as I get time.  Meanwhile, back to the grindstone preparing for Renegade.

All images © Eric Battaglia 2010

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Constructor Aftermath

Posted in animals, Art, Hybrids with tags , , , on June 7, 2010 by scratchyb

For anyone who is curious, two of the new hybrid animals I had on display at Constructor are now posted on my Etsy store: the Tarsnail and the Seacock.

I’ll be posting the Mousegonfly and a couple of other new pieces later on this week.

Attack of the Platyrabbis

Posted in animals, Art, Hybrids with tags , , , , , , on October 15, 2008 by scratchyb

You know that, unlike other living things, the aforementioned platyrabbis (see the last post) didn’t actually evolve over time.   Rather, two separate animals evolved, in two very remote areas of the world.  And then they made their way into my mind, and one day, they collided.  The result:

So, um, don’t mess with the platyrabbis.

An odd pair . . .

Posted in Art with tags , , , , , on October 11, 2008 by scratchyb

My girlfriend and I have an alternate set of character-egos that evolved over the past couple of years.  It’s actually a little bit um, cute.   I’m embarrassed to reveal their names.   Anyway, we thought that it would be nice to bring these creatures to life in our apartment, and I drew on a couple of basswood plaques with sepia and black pen (no wood-burning, I don’t have the equipment), and here’s the result:

This is the three-toed Platyrabbis.  Don't piss off the three-toed platyrabbis.

This is the three-toed Platyrabbis.

This is the rare puppycat.

This is the rare puppycat.