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From Da Vinci Vitruvian Man.

The Vitruvian Man is a famous drawing with accompanying notes by Leonardo da Vinci made around the year 1490 in one of his journals. It depicts a naked male figure in two superimposed positions with his arms and legs apart and simultaneously inscribed in a circle and square and represents a cornerstone of Leonardo's attempts to relate man to nature. Symbolised the material existence by the square and spiritual existence by the circle. Thus he attempted to depict the correlation between these two aspects of human existence. He was able to relate a man to the two most supreme figures thus proving universal set of proportions for the human body.

Thus here the image represents the two aspects of human nature, spiritual and physical, a man and the beast in one! Leonardo also included therianthropy in his journals but this was never mentioned to the world as far as i know. This first came out in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Ascaban. You can see a flash of this image during the scene where snape substitutes lupins lesson.

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shoppingtrolley99 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's amazingly creepy. Well done.
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mdude009 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2011
you believe that the vitruvian man was a symbolic painting? oh come on everyone knows it was actually blueprints for Leonardo's rape machine
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nuit-blanche Featured By Owner May 14, 2009
Perfect idea..perfect image.
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FrodoPrime Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
powerful image and commentary - the beast rises in all of us
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mashurii Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2008
so cool!
reminds me of Underworld :D
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smoldering075 Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2007
there are some things people don't mention too often when talking about da vinci....very cool...was this all done on the computer?
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:iconpandemoniumaeon:
PanDemoniumAeon Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2007
both by hand and computer, glad you find it both interesting and intimidating.
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KoniraThax Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007  Professional Traditional Artist
Your right. I never thought about it that way before.
Well thought out.
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Lionard Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your information is very interesting...
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:icongotsi:
gotsi Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2007
Simply majestic ... certainly I find certain air to castlevania
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NiGhT-sTaLkEr13 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
did you actually draw this or is it an image from a book?
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NiGhT-sTaLkEr13 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
wow fantastic job!...just brilliant
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:iconpandemoniumaeon:
PanDemoniumAeon Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2007
i drew this and amended and improved on the computer, the idea is not mine tho.
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NiGhT-sTaLkEr13 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
wow thats good! ive been wanting a picture like this for ages but i could never find one!
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somersetholmes Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2007
Love the stark foreboding imagery of this one....a marvellous feeling of immense age!
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PanDemoniumAeon Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2007
i believe that is the best comment i ever got!
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somersetholmes Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2007
I feel it is entirely relevant and appropriate for such a great image, Lasciate, you are welcome! :D
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LycanLover Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
HA AWESOME!!! Great job!!!
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MsLyoness Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
Very cool! The anatomy is just perfect.
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AbeOchoa Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2006
Very nice
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WolfieArtGuy Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2006
That's awesome!
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Gaate Featured By Owner May 6, 2006
very cool! well done :)
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:iconjoker-vincent-tailor:
this is cool. i like how youve done this and its also goood cus i havent seen this kind of thing before... like with the werewolf...
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DisarmoniaMundi Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2006  Student
Really cool job!;)
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Dirke Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2006
:wow: great ^^
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TheSoulHunteress Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2005
yesterday..i saw that movie..."Underworld"...
your gallery reminds me alot that movie...
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Eurynome83 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2005
Oooh. Nice. :D
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Pan-Demonium Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2005   Digital Artist
Well, first of all, great drawing! I like the DaVinci style and it is a cool looking beast...

I clicked on this because I liked the picture, but then I noticed the similarities in our usernames...
Purely coincidental, I assure you!

I have been using the Pan Demonium alias for a while on various sites, and that is my chosen name in the Church of the Subgenius (www.subgenius.com).

I hope that there won't be any confusion in this, and I think our names are different enough to remain intact. But since I am pretty new here at DA and you've been using the name for a while now, I'll let you make the call. If you have a problem with my handle, let me know, I'm sure we can work something out...

Meanwhile, I'm gonna hop over to your gallery and check out the rest of your work...
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weecalzo Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
just so you know i really don't think he drew this. This image is probably from Harry potter and the prisoner of askaban where snape is giving a lecture on werewolf anatomy.
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