When I saw this picture by Donato Giancola first posted by fuckyeahillustrativeart, I thouhght: Holy shit, that’s awesome.

When I went to his site and saw the progress shots?  I said absolutely nothing because my brain had burst and was leaking out my ears. 

Absolutely amazing.  My favourite part, for some reason, is the real friggin fish he used as reference. 

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