As the light of the early morning sun hits the pods, they start to emerge,weak from their long confinement and struggling against the tough shells that kept them safe throughout their time of change.
Soon their new wings will be strong enough for the breeze to lightly lift them off their perches and carry them far away.
Animated Work in Progress
Figures courtesy of *mjranum-stock
All other stock from stock.xchng
Created for Fantasy XXIV: Metamorphosis
(I got my highest score yet with this one - 8.999. Just a mere 0.001 more and I would have had my very first 9!)Photoshop CS2
(Edit: Just a slight composition change)