An armoured hippocampus seahorse mythological creature

2016

32cm tall x 23cm wide x 4cm deep (approx 12.5β€³ x 9β€³ x 1.5β€³)

Mixed media assemblage

A hippocampus is a mythological seahorse-type creatures with the head of a horse and the tail of a fish. Sometimes they have hooves and a mane, sometimes they are covered in fins.
I created this dappled grey creature with a curving body covered with embossed metal armour, ragged flags fly from its back, its fins contain images of vintage sea monsters and its eye is a genuine moonstone.

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