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Crow Eater by AlectorFencer Crow Eater by AlectorFencer
EDIT: I heard it way too often. THIS IS NOT FOLKLORE! It's my original character! I dreamt of it and then put it on paperrrr. D:

"Shhhh... don't make a noise... not even a cracking of a small stick beneath your feet, your breathing, even your heartbeat.
They can hear you.
They will alert him.

He will get you.

The folks of the mountains have told many stories of the Crow Eater. This creature has got no better name they say but there is no better one that could describe this creature's doing.
People rumor that he is already thousands of years old, others say he watched the mountains form, the land become dry and the trees sparse.

In time of change and the lands turning dead, he was filled with anger and sadness. Now his spirit wanders along the cold mountain pathways together with crows.

His shape is of a terrible creature. His hands are massive, his claws long and brittly, his teeth are tools of death and his eyes empty hollows.

Some say he is a condemned creature that got a strange pact with thousand of birds, others say he is a protector.
At night, he watches out that nobody is outside anymore otherwise he will hunt them down.
His occasional visits to the villages on the foot of the mountain can be compared to a feast of the Crow Eater.
Followed by thousands of crows, he blackenes the atmosphere and the sky and scares all the villagers by devouring his followers and spilling their blood on the people's housings and ground.

If the Crow Eater doesn't feel respected and feared, he will take villagers to keep them captured until they either starve, get eaten by the crows or devoured by himself.

Always look up to the sky because if it starts moving fast and blackening and you hear the endless rows of crow yelling, hurry and look for shelter before he will appear in front of you as it could be the very last time you saw daylight.


Thank you ever so much for cheering me up with all the lovely comments and masses on faves. I promise to you and especially to myself that I will take more time for my personal artwork in future so that something like a terrible artblock won't build up again. :blowkiss:

- a big walkthrough of this is soon available, I will update it in my journal and here once it's finished. <3

EDIT: I heard it way too often. THIS IS NOT FOLKLORE! It's my original character! I dreamt of it and then put it on paperrrr. D:

Crow Eater and characters of Myre belong to AlectorFencer & Kebi. All rights reserved.
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iamash18 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
respect bro... respect
Karamoon1 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014
So glad I bought a print of this from you, it's on the wall next to me. :)
satan666fff Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013  Student Filmographer
there is no such thing as an original idea
blacksad6 Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
WWOOWWW! VERY good work!!!
belial1980 Featured By Owner May 8, 2013
ShesNeverComingBack Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013
KrishnaDrago Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Hobbyist
the werewolfs head looks pretty awesome in this
Nick-Matulich Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I'm not afraid, obviously he doesn't eat humans, it's a Crow Eater.
RiverStarMontenegro Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
How long you need to finish this?
Kintaroo Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013  Student Artist
Holy Shit this is beyond words! XD Faving this, amazing!
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