Dracopedia: The Bestiary
DESCRIPTION: From the draconic alphyn to the wolfish zburator, from the popular pegasus to the elusive enfield, artist William O'Connor reinterprets twenty-six
REVIEW: From dragons, O'Connor turns his attention to other fantastic creatures lurking in heraldry, mythology, and folklore in this A to Z book. He includes common creatures such as unicorns and griffins, plus several more obscure animals like shedu (winged lions) and the peculiar "questing beast" from King Arthur's tales. Each gets an original spin, though by now O'Connor has developed a somewhat repetitious pattern, glossing over much of the conceptualization and actual construction phases. The line between actual folklore and his own contributions is also blurred. Despite those flaws, it's still an inspiring book for artists and lovers of fantastic beasts.
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