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The Beast Of Babylon - 1980 by ArtOfTheMystic The Beast Of Babylon - 1980 by ArtOfTheMystic
22 x 30 inches graphite on paper, 1980

Original: Private Collection, Vienna
on loan to the Phantasten Museum, Palais Palffy, Vienna

you can zoom a high res picture here: [link]
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:iconzeuber:
zeuber Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015   Digital Artist
WOW.
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:iconnthelton:
nthelton Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2014  Professional General Artist
Awesome!  I love the depth and value range in this one.
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:iconfractalvision:
Fractalvision Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Gorgeous work. Absolutely mind blowing.
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:icongabrielaborta:
GabrielaBorta Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your beautiful artwork was featured in my journal :aww:
You can take a look here : [link]
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:iconstardust30:
stardust30 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2011
great artwork
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:iconbanzaimurakami:
BanzaiMurakami Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2010
Phenomenal,extremely detailed work
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:icongmdawid:
gmdawid Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
so many details,i love
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:iconpawwwprint:
pawwwprint Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2009
hey otto, that's some darn cool and intriguing works you got there.
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:iconagre76:
agre76 Featured By Owner May 21, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
aaah great
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:iconstrohat:
strohat Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2009
one of the coolest drawings i seen yet, i think, at least currently it is;) detail galore and surreal dreamland, a feast..or 'beast' for the eyes
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:iconluferum:
Luferum Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2009   Traditional Artist
wow..awesome..!
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:iconluodan:
luodan Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2008  Professional General Artist
beauty
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:iconensomniac:
Ensomniac Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2008
Very haunting.
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:iconim-ella:
im-ella Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2008  Student General Artist
oh wow this is gorgeous!
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:iconlajos-toth:
Lajos-Toth Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2008   Digital Artist
Absolutely fantastic drawing.
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:icondepret:
Depret Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2008
beautifull piece! :clap:
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:iconsandorbadacsonyi:
sandorbadacsonyi Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2008
Great work! I'll be watching you!
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:iconcoheedkiller:
coheedkiller Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2008
DAMN I wish I could draw like that! But I think I will stick w/a camera.
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:iconartofthemystic:
ArtOfTheMystic Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
camera? where would you find a character to pose like that?
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:iconcoheedkiller:
coheedkiller Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2008
I dont no....I just lost my train of thought
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:iconmycat-theastronaut:
mycat-theastronaut Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2008
so i says to myself, and i says aloud,

GOOD GOD
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:iconstephanusembricanus:
StephanusEmbricanus Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2008
Beautiful worked!!!
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:iconmonstror:
monstror Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2008  Hobbyist
impressive work !
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:iconancient-hoofbeats:
Ancient-Hoofbeats Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2008  Student General Artist
You've been featured in an article called "What We Make, Part 2"! [link]
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:iconartofthemystic:
ArtOfTheMystic Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
Hey thanks! I am honored! Just got back from (another) vacation and am catching up (or not .... got way too many messages to go through..... )
Cheers
Otto
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:iconanubis:
anubis Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
A masterpiece (as usual!!!)
:+fav:
:hug:
Tassos
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:icontr4pito:
Tr4pito Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2008  Student Artist
perfect!!!
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:iconangelusnoir:
AngelusNoir Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008   General Artist
:omg:!!...the shading and rendering of detail is just incredible!!
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:iconmadbaumer37:
madbaumer37 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
what a hellish vision!
excellent.
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:icondeborah-valentine:
Deborah-Valentine Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
Fantastic
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:iconliviaa:
liviaa Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008
you are EXTRAORDINARY !!!! and your technique is oustanding :faint: I saw it days ago in icon on the watch list, but I was in a rush and couldnt write, sorry. I remembered nowwhile I was sadly watching at the picture of a cat that used to come to my ex atelier ; reading the comments underneath there was :icongromyko: speaking about you !!! :D Life is wonderful !!! So I immediately jumped here !! :D
Bravo !! :thumbsup: :hug: :wave:
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:iconuniquelyyours:
UniquelyYours Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008
Fantastic detail and I love all the values!! Your craftsmanship and skill is top notch!
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:iconsenecal:
Senecal Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Holy heck. That rocks
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:iconsamhravale:
SamhraVale Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
It's so detailed and grotesque...and beautiful in its own right. I LOVE IT! -faves-
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:iconravart:
ravart Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Fascinating! I love it...
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:iconfenrir66:
fenrir66 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2008
That is freaking fantastic and amazing to look at all the details put it. Really nice job! :D
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:iconolorym:
olorym Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
Master :worship:
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:iconartofthemystic:
ArtOfTheMystic Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks my friend - finally got a good res image from it (in Vienna).
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:iconkidkovdrop:
kidkovdrop Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2008
Fantastic work!!
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:iconyoyo-play:
yoyo-play Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2008
fascinating
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:iconinobras:
inObrAS Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2008
Wonderful work! :clap:
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:icongrooserystore:
grooserySTORE Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2008
billions of details!!
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:icondsil:
DSil Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2008  Student General Artist
I love how you maintained a sense of structure and form in the face, even with the massively intricate details. Enthralling imagery.
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:iconaegis-illustration:
Aegis-Illustration Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
All the details are mesmerizing, but I specially dig the teeth!
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:iconchris10belgium:
chris10belgium Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
Otto, this is beautiful! I realy like the little paper with the portrait that's pinned on the drawing ! Great idea and very well done.
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:iconalcohobo:
alcohobo Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
holy crap! that is absolutely insanely amazing!!! :wow: :wow: :wow:

*is in awe*
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:iconimdreaming:
imdreaming Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2008
amazing work! i love the details and the faces in the teeth, keep it up and ill keep watching!@
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:iconmichelesato:
michelesato Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2008  Hobbyist Writer
wow otto
it is marvellous!

:blowkiss:
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