As the light fades, cracks appear all over his body.
Soon, he will shrug off his stone blanket and rise into the night.
This one happened a lot faster than my usual fantasy chops, but I rather like it. The animals used to bring the statue alive was a bat, armadillo, monkey, goat and vulture.
Animated Work in ProgressOriginal
statue & all other stock from stock.xchng
Created for Stoned Reality 3
@ Worth1000About 4 hours in Photoshop CS2
Edit: I finally fixed the beak. It was always too shiny and blurry compared to the rest.