Deviant Login Shop  Join deviantART for FREE Take the Tour
×



Details

Submitted on
September 14, 2011
Image Size
3.0 MB
Resolution
2400×3200
Link
Thumb
Embed

Stats

Views
30,256 (3 today)
Favourites
2,063 (who?)
Comments
333
×
Smurf Sighting by NateHallinanArt Smurf Sighting by NateHallinanArt
EDIT: After many requests prints are finally available!
Click here for Prints!
___
What if Smurfs were real?

The Smurf is actually the result of a symbiotic relationship between two organisms. We believe that Smurfs put their 'embryos' in the button of a developing mushroom. From a distance, Smurfs seem like they are wearing a hat and pants but as you can see this is a fallacy. The fungus provides camouflage and protective epidermal layers for the creature, while the creature provides nutrients and mobility for the spreading of spores.

Smurfs are believed to be a hunter gatherer society. As you can see, this little guy is returning from a successful venture. It is generally difficult to spot a Smurf; they are very apprehensive and cunning. Sadly though, it is rumored that they are hunted for their medicinal properties. It's hard to determine but it is thought that there are not many colonies of Smurf left.

I used this stock as part of the background: [link]

Click here to see the painting process.
Add a Comment:
 
:iconspeenu:
Speenu Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Great idea! They should re-boot the Smurf franchise using your ideas  :)
Reply
:iconnatehallinanart:
NateHallinanArt Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014  Professional Filmographer
Maybe someday :)
Reply
:icontonyferreira:
TonyFerreira Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  New member Student Digital Artist
Surreal impressionante! Excelente arte, esse smurf  e sua descrição me fez acreditar que eles são mesmo de verdade kkkkkkkkkkkk muito bom mesmo me identifiquei com suas imaginações e criações, sou seu fã... Parabéns!
Reply
:iconflamingbulbinarrow:
FlamingBulbinArrow Featured By Owner May 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That poor snail...
Reply
:iconadruna-naoka1:
adruna-naoka1 Featured By Owner May 10, 2014
Soooooo cute
Reply
:icondrivenaway573:
DrivenAway573 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014
Holy smurf
Reply
:iconkingoftheplatypus:
Kingoftheplatypus Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014
I never thought  I would say that about a smurf, but this must be the cutest thing I've ever seen !
This design is just breathtaking !
Reply
:iconalektron:
alektron Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Damn, I always thought this would be 3D! Really stunning :)
Reply
:iconprophetstorm:
ProphetStorm Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Student Writer
I actually find this far cuter than the typical smurf.
Reply
:iconnatehallinanart:
NateHallinanArt Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Professional Filmographer
I would have to agree with you there.
Reply
Add a Comment: