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Sketch Fest #53 starts in: 0 days 11 hours and 3 minutes! (July 25-27!)
At Rest by Erica Liszewski

At Rest
by Erica Liszewski

Prompt: Rest Your Bones
prompted by: Lindsay Nucera, during Sketch Fest #11 (February, 2011)

I've heard that in some Native American cultures, they would kill the horse of a person who had died, so that the horse's spirit could carry the person's spirit after death. The horse's body would be propped up near the place where the person was laid to rest. I always thought this a bit of an odd tradition...would you end up with a whole bunch of propped up horse skeletons after awhile? But anyways, that idea is kinda the inspiration for this.


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Jenny Heidewald says: Wow, good job on the skeleton! It does sound like they would eventually end up with a ton of bone piles all over the place, unless some critters took off with them. ~ Reply?

Ellen the Million says: Wow! Awesome skeleton, and I learned something new! ~ Reply?

Lindsay Nucera says: Erica, this piece is wonderful. I love the Native American tale you shared as inspiration for this sketch. Like Ellen, I learned something new, and, for that, I thank you! ~ .xoL. ~ Reply?

Janet Chui says: Cool story and sketch! ~ Reply?

Carole Graham says: Nice work on the skeleton - not the easiest of things by far! And loved the story behind it. ~ Reply?


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