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ibong adarna by onelillwitch ibong adarna by onelillwitch
please vote if you really like it :D.

this creature really fascinated me :D, it sings one to sleep. I treated it loosely and made into siren-like creature, masking itself for a bird. below the lore about it:

Ibong Adarna, or the Adarna bird is a legendary bird of the Philippines. It is believed to have a very long fancy tail, with numerous shiny metallic colors. It knows a total of seven songs that are believed to lull anyone to sleep as well as cure any type of afflictions; it changes its feathers into more colorful hues and shades after each song. Seven color changes of feathers for the seven songs.

Colors were perlas (pearl), kiyas (bronze), esmaltado (emerald), dyamante (diamond), kristal (crystal), tinumbaga (gold and copper alloy), and karbungko (carbuncle /dark red garnet). After the last song, it excretes waste, then finally, sleeps with its eyes wide open. Its dung (poop) can turn any living organism into stone.
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tessieart333 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Great t-shirt design! I voted for you...Please check out my t-shirt designs & vote too if you wish...

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onelillwitch Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012
thatnk you :}. *goes to check it out*
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tessieart333 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Your very welcome & awesome...thanks for doing so:-)

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Vyrilien Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Loooove it! Voted! Beautiful aesthetic design and an original creature too! :heart:
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onelillwitch Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2012
thehe thank you. I tried my best.
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Vyrilien Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is really one of my favourite entries! :heart:
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onelillwitch Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2012
*glowing with pride* thank you kindly :D.
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keep1337 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012
that's one of the most original entries i've seen so far. it reminds me of a tree nymph, (but that's only coz i've never heard of the Ibong Adarna before).. very cool :) - voted
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onelillwitch Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012
yaaaay! thank you so much :}.
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reggar Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012
Your design has been featured here -> [link] (More about it in this journal -> [link] )
Please check it out and participate if you like! :)
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