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The harpist centaur by giovannag The harpist centaur by giovannag
Made in Painter and Photoshop.

UPDATE in 03-02-2007: As I'm a target to art thiefs, I'm changing the file for one with a smaller size and a larger watermark.
Doing this, I know visitors can't see the details, but is to try to prevent problems.
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Celtica-Jackson Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2015  Student Artist
A Indian Centaur! I Love! I Love!Pikachu Yay Plz 
kmorse21 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012
wow this is really good
Chiron1 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2010
Excellent job!

The only "critique" is that I prefer the ears to be equine.
That's a preference, and an artistic decision.
animchan Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2009
I wonder how it feels like to have horse legs.. o_O
waikan Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
oh dear, I really love this picture, I have it saved onto my computer. For REFERENCE. I'm sorry, I suppose I should've asked first. Well good luck.
rokuss4 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2008
Wow beautiful work ^^
Shinseimori Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2008
I love centaurs, another fantastic work of art! =)
MinaShinRa Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2008
Damn you woman!!!
Ecosauna Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2007
whoa this is so beautiful. I espeicially like the horse half of the body for no specific reason . wonderful job as always gio!
ManicWolf Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
nice nice,... This is excellently done in every aspect ( cept for the waterwark '..', blocks t3h details -.- ).

Great artwork, +Fave
Raph1966 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2007  Student General Artist
I've seen this on WebShots. Did you submit it, or did someone else? Art theft is getting to be something else now. I have to copyright all my stuff now. It's not that great, and maybe not worth ANYONE'S time like this one is, but you NEVER KNOW....:(
ladydreamweaver Featured By Owner May 10, 2007
This is an absolutely fantastic piece! Love it!
centaurfreak Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2007
I remember this from elfwood! IT'S STILL AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
meihua Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2007
what a sexy centaur :D
DawnFrost Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2007
very cool, you did an awsome job on the hoves. I hate doing hoves when its in an werried positions >.< can never get them right. any way very cool picture love all the extra stuff you gave him, this is a defintate :+fav:
fantasyislove Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2007
nice! :)
ravensky17 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2006
oh thats so funny that i found this pic, long ago, well maybe not that long ago, but i found this pic, uncolored, and i colored it for my self. but it gives me more joy seeing him in his true colors <3

very cool!
MonsieurYuloRouge Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2006
Part of his Body is of a HORSE!

Give me This GUY NOW!!!

HO ho ho... I want To SEE this, with My Own Hands....

ho ho ho

Good Work Miss...
Rebel-Love Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2006
The anatomy looks great. Beautiful colors too. :heart:
Shatiel85 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2006  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
oh wow....:hug: vi love long-black haired man...also if they are centaur :XD:
Matsuban Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2006  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ohhh that's a smexy taur! Favorited! :D
LougaraSwifthart Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2006
oh man i thought that was colored pencil at first!! the texture is amazing- you also have taur anatomy down perfectly!!
dragonsrose0483 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2006
He is beautiful...i love it.
FallenTrinities Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2006
this is amazing *speechless*
ElectricButterfly Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
This is soooooooooo amazing!!! Very few people do Indian Anime. I love it - I'm part Cherokee - so I really love it when people draw Native Americans.

Its just simply beautiful!!!
alifelessdoll Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2006
ooo very beautiful! I love it, and the detail!
Golden-Griff Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2006
Looks great :thumbsup: He's kind of dressed like he could be a warrior of sorts, but that musical instrument tells me he has a softer side :aww:
Libis Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
xii-tonique Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2006
I love it! You're amazing! :heart:
Stormy8-99 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2006   Photographer
:+fav: wow! very nice..ur very talented
Mayu-kun Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2006
cool i add to meh faves
TheCentaurClub Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2005
gorgeous! very beautiful, love him!
LadySuzaku Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2005
Wow! This really beautiful!
silverdragon76 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
Gorgeous, I'm especially enchanted by the highlights in his fur. :love:
Neko-dragon Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2005
Oh my gosh....he's soooo gorgeous! I love the way you did the horse looks soo realistic!
SoraWestler Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2004
Great job! I love this! Good details. :)
giovannag Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2004  Professional General Artist
Thank you! ^_^ This is one of my fave pics here!
Kefan Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2004

As a musician and a 'taur, I have got to :+fav: this. Great!

thenitewolf Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2004
ooooo nice!
Raptorix Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2004  Student Filmographer
Very beautiful piece, I must say.

I'm assuming, from the feathers, and other accessories he's wearing, that he is of Native American origin, though, the human skintone, and background might suggest otherwise? (Though, this is fantasy, he could be on planet Jujucadanglegar for all we know). The Elf-ears make him have a bit more elegant, and artistic impression. Human ears might be more appropriate for a more athletic impression.

Interesting how you use the belt to hide the hard-to-color transition between human flesh, and horse hide. And speaking of horse hide, I'm adoring the sheens you put into it. Makes him look like a very healthy and vigourous centaur.

I also find it interesting how the hair on his head is stationary, while the hair on his tail is flowing and active. Was there a fan blowing that tail off-panel? (Just being silly!)

Still, quite an elegant piece, I like the mood of eloquence and peacefulness in this piece.
giovannag Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2004  Professional General Artist
Thank you very much! ^^
When I made this picture, the idea was give him a native people-look, but I didn't thought in how native people. The face look like american, some itens he wear too, and some itens are a little like native brazilian people. A misc of styles,I think. And the elf ears it's here just because I love pointed ears! ^^ The intention was a misc of native, fantasy, elfish character!
Hehehehe, it's a shaking tail! ^^
Thank you very much!! :hug:
Nakuru-Nebelung Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2004
I love centaurs and this is so cool! (but why the elven ears ...?)
giovannag Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2004  Professional General Artist
I don't know (the pointed ears)... ^^;
padfoothunters Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2004   Digital Artist
this is so great! you did an AWSOME job! ^_^
giovannag Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2004  Professional General Artist
Thank you! ^_^ This is one of my favorite pictures!
Syaoronsangel Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2004
I think drawing a centar takes alot of talent! I love the marking on his cheek too!
winzrella Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2004  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is a beautiful peace of art ^_^
lunis Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2004
Good job, and nice idea using a native motif rather than the classic Greek.
Shaucker Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2004
That's so great. I wonder why I have'nt seen any of your stuff before, it is all quite spiffy :D
LA-Woman Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2004
Oooow, wonderful, perfect, fantastic !!! :clap:
:+fav: :!:
;) Kisses :blowkiss:
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