I've been mining my collection of texts for goodies to include in the collage elements of the new piece, & I found this great ad which I'd scanned from an old Mechanics Illustrated:
These zoobotanical creatures are the result of extensive genetic engineering, so I did a bit of pixel engineering in Photoshop.
You will see this again in later posts, showing the collage state, but most of it will be obliterated by paint in the end... I'm glad I'm keeping progress shots from this one!
Please click the image for details. To see all the posts in this process, please click the "Goodly Creature" label below.