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The Inquisitive Sphinx
by LilyVelly from The State of Blissful Happiness, Romania
Toy > Fantasy
Submitted on 30th Apr 2010
Comments : 49 comment(s)
Voted by : 149 People
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"What do you mean, what's the answer? How should I know? Why do you think I'm asking?" said the sphinx a tad annoyed to the puzzled hero. This is Oedipus's Sphinx, the one that was asking everyone: "What walks on four feet in the morning, two in the afternoon and three at night?" She really wanted to know. This design is meant to be a figurine which could sit on your desk, give you sideglances and ask existential questions. And if you fail to give the right answer, it would eat you up! Or at least gnaw your pencils...

   
49 Comments
aliethekitsune commented on 27th Apr 2014 (Report Spam)
thats cute!
zoemaxine commented on 29th Aug 2013 (Report Spam)
I love the shape and the expression a lot, and the colours are fabulous.
Issy commented on 16th Jan 2012 (Report Spam)
This thing is brilliant.
Dantessa commented on 9th Jan 2012 (Report Spam)
Really cute design! Love the colors and the style!
Tazzeh commented on 3rd Mar 2011 (Report Spam)
Scares me....
missliddlle commented on 3rd Mar 2011 (Report Spam)
owwwwwwwwwwww!
Chippy Wolf commented on 7th Feb 2011 (Report Spam)
Slightly cute......
Moonvein commented on 5th Feb 2011 (Report Spam)
'Tis win.
hamburger commented on 15th Nov 2010 (Report Spam)
ahhh i love her @__@ the shape and the colors are great and i wuv her widdle face
Nimbose commented on 14th Nov 2010 (Report Spam)
Strange, but in a very endearing way! <3
HARD commented on 6th Nov 2010 (Report Spam)
simply wonderful! would love to see this get made!
Daoh commented on 18th Oct 2010 (Report Spam)
Wow, really unique and aweasome design :O [5]
Nightengale commented on 17th Oct 2010 (Report Spam)
A wonderful interpretation! I love it!
Squillbert commented on 16th Oct 2010 (Report Spam)
Probobly one of my favorite designs on here, and part of the reason i joined. The style and pose and just everything is simply wonderful. I would definitely have this lil' gal sitting on my desk <3
2Due commented on 24th Sep 2010 (Report Spam)
Love the colours
TheXiush commented on 21st Sep 2010 (Report Spam)
i love this one!
DaffoDille commented on 28th Aug 2010 (Report Spam)
I love the flow of this design, as well as the twist on an old concept. I would love to have one of these on my desk to muddle through my calculus with me.
DesMoines commented on 5th Aug 2010 (Report Spam)
This is an incredible design. I love the style and the exaggerated features. I'd be all over buying this.
Hobbit1978 commented on 15th Jul 2010 (Report Spam)
I don't know there's just something about this design that I love. I think it's the look on it's face or maybe it's the boobs. Could be the boobs. HA!
Niagareven commented on 7th Jul 2010 (Report Spam)
The coloring and facial structure are impressive.
Dreamkeepers commented on 30th Jun 2010 (Report Spam)

And the neck says 'nah uh, you didn't!' to me.  But that's because I got the riddle wrong. ^_~

Dreamkeepers commented on 30th Jun 2010 (Report Spam)
I really *really* really like this! Maybe it's my general love of sphinx characters, but I think your color choices are doing it. The front view gives an 'African' artist style to me (again, I think it's the colors) but the other poses add a neat depth, especially in the neck. Sort of Picasso-ish. Which is good, I think.
.... commented on 27th Jun 2010 (Report Spam)

lyliko its a sphinx. if you look at the sphix she has 2 breasts, a cat body a human head and sometimes wings. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sphinx

 

I LOVE this. I love the crazy proportions and style. the colors are wonderful and I like that the breasts are subtle and not huge and hanging. tasteful.

Wee-Daftie commented on 27th Jun 2010 (Report Spam)
Love the style and wonky pose.
Paxtin commented on 13th Jun 2010 (Report Spam)
Very whimsical personality in this. Very cool.
KusudAnia commented on 11th Jun 2010 (Report Spam)
Love the face, very interesting...great
Lyliko commented on 10th Jun 2010 (Report Spam)

I like everything but the tits. Humans are like the one animals with two tits. The rest have multiple.

Elfenn commented on 8th Jun 2010 (Report Spam)

I love the pose, especially from behind, it reminds me my cats !

Creaturekebab commented on 20th May 2010 (Report Spam)
Adorable little thing! :D
Riala commented on 19th May 2010 (Report Spam)
Very different design! I love it if it became a figure! Not very many people do the sphinx, She is cute and I give it a 5!
Penanggalan commented on 13th May 2010 (Report Spam)
This is just too cute and stylized, would be great as a figure! :)
2tk commented on 13th May 2010 (Report Spam)

Instant love.

Great idea, and for selfish reasons...because I own a Sphynx kitten(granted, she isn't this cute) and it be a shame not to have one for her to look confused at.

@w@

omg good luck

Fusspot commented on 12th May 2010 (Report Spam)
Fantastic lines. This would be fantastic sitting on my desk.
little-gamgee commented on 12th May 2010 (Report Spam)
Love the expression on the face and the pose!
Taigitsune commented on 10th May 2010 (Report Spam)
Very nifty. :3
Jazzer commented on 9th May 2010 (Report Spam)
Hm. The neck is a little too strange to me, But other then that it's a pretty nice design.
Snikill commented on 9th May 2010 (Report Spam)
Even though its not your typical sphinx [ which is a good thing btw] it looks really rad and cute.
deliriousbeagle commented on 8th May 2010 (Report Spam)
I love this
Pickle commented on 5th May 2010 (Report Spam)
Great proportions and pose - I'd buy one!
LilyVelly commented on 3rd May 2010 (Report Spam)

Thank you guys! I'm glad you like my first design!

lovers commented on 3rd May 2010 (Report Spam)
So awesomeeee, I love sphinxes. I might just have to buy this if it gets made <3
Death-Taffy commented on 3rd May 2010 (Report Spam)
I really like this design. It's so curvy and awesome.
aniline commented on 3rd May 2010 (Report Spam)
I love the face! The entire style is really lovely.
inabunnysuit commented on 3rd May 2010 (Report Spam)

Beautiful!

Mainmain commented on 3rd May 2010 (Report Spam)
This design is pretty awesome! Like it! O/
MariaS commented on 2nd May 2010 (Report Spam)
Nice work!
Mon3m commented on 2nd May 2010 (Report Spam)

nice one..like it!!

aardvark-scouts commented on 2nd May 2010 (Report Spam)

I love the flow and colors of this. I could definitely see myself buying this toy if the scult looked right and the paint job was good. I really like the funky style! Hope you post some more work!

Polysoup commented on 2nd May 2010 (Report Spam)
Very cool :)
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