The Year Of Drawing Adventurously – Week (37) Fantasy

Following the chart to 52 drawings this year.

The griffin, griffon, or gryphon is a mythical creature with the body, tail, and back legs of a lion; the head and wings of an eagle; and sometimes an eagle’s talons as its front feet. Because the lion was traditionally considered the king of the beasts and the eagle the king of birds by the Middle Ages the griffin was thought to be an especially powerful and majestic creature. Since classical antiquity, Griffins were known for guarding treasure and priceless possessions.*

Here is my fantastical gryphon:

*history totally swiped from Wikipedia!