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Concept for Fiver character design. Fiver is the precognitive rabbit from the novel "Watership Down" by Richard Adams. I'm planning to do a series of illustrations from the book with a friend, but it won't be for a while. This will have to tide you over. ;)

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:iconfelicity-moep:
Felicity-Moep Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love the movie. This picture reflects him very well! :)
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TwilightDarkshadow Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
There's also a book OvO
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:iconfelicity-moep:
Felicity-Moep Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh i Think i Have To Take a look :)
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TwilightDarkshadow Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:3
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Shaydeelady Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is awesome, it perfectly fits his character
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Taran-Manderlay Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fiver!
One of my favorites to be sure! I love how you drew him here, and what a great choice of moment as well. He's both adorable and traumatized looking, which is appropriate considering.
Beautiful work!
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naraku0014 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
that movie made me cry!
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WolfOfTheCross Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
EXCELLENT.

I've both seen the movie and read the book.
And I love 'em both!
Wonderful detail, expression, all that jazz!
:)
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:iconulben:
Ulben Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012
So cute!
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:icondrclosure:
DrClosure Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2012
OMG it's sooo cute!! I love his afraid expression, I love how you did the fur. Perfect job!
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:icononeoflifesmysteries:
OneOfLifesMysteries Featured By Owner May 28, 2012  Student Photographer
Blood is awesome, we are best friends, blood and I.
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wildleafcat22 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2012  Student Artist
I love the style. You're so good.
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SoleilSmile Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2012  Professional Filmographer
I thought this was Fiver just from the thumbnails. Good job in visual storytelling, Kyoht!
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hidden-by-art Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
loving the expression that you captured him with! Simply wonderful!
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ProfessorApothecary Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I've read this book seven times in the past five years. I can't get enough of it! Beautiful portrayal of him, might I say! Exactly how I pictured him. ♥
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HappyGestapo Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2011
GAH! I still have nightmares of Watership Down.
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chameleocoonJ Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is awesome! You really captured his personality. :D
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PhantomNevermore2365 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
OMG! grat job on the shading fur etxture and face you captured fiver greatly!
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mechpuppe82 Featured By Owner May 23, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
Wow!! I love your rabbits!!
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jessiebelle93 Featured By Owner May 4, 2011  Student General Artist
^_^ I love watership down :) I saw the movie, read the book and just finished the tv series last night :) this is so good
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Yangyexin Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2011   Digital Artist
Saw the animation, and recently finished the book...Weird but I liked it. ;) Great expression here :D
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Ryu-Hi13 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
O_O....OMG!!!!! So....perfect....represents the character very well.....have you seen the animated film? (Would have been better visually if it looked more like this.....)
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23Faust Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2011
This is just amazing :) I love it
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:iconfairytaleheaven:
FairyTaleHeaven Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I know this sounds strange,but he actually looks kinda cute in that position!
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GarnetWeavile461 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2011  Professional General Artist
Simply: WOWWWEEEE!!!
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:iconmegamixter:
Megamixter Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2010  Student General Artist
Absolutely amazing! I just love it!
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basilisk-eye Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010
Awesome! Great interpretation of him. And he's uttering a disturbing line from that story, I love it.
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Varjokani Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Aww.. So so cute rabbit!! :D
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MsPandemonium Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2010
I absolutely adore this image. I would love to get it as a tattoo some time in the future.
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stars-alive Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2010
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I hate art thieves!
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XeyeXloveX2XdrawX Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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beautiful work :) sadly thieves think so to ^
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Pixi-Spit Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my goodness! this is the cutest enturpretation of Fiver ive ever seen! I love your style!
I love this, its so true to his character!
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War-And-Pieces Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2010
yes it's the blood of your friend for i is a hungry lion who had no cheezburger
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aurora-celest Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2010
I saw the movie yesterday; it was alright. Though what I found befuddling was the way the story was designed. At first I thought that the protagonist would be Fiver, then it switched to Hazel, and finally to Big Wig. I guess the point was that the main star of the story was ot an individual but the entire troupe.
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Pixel-Spotlight Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2010  Professional Photographer
Hiya, you've been featured in one of my 'Anthro Song Searches', you can find the feature here! :la:
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bunniesRawesome Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2010  Student General Artist
Amazing picture, i remember this part. :iconbunnyloveplz:
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VickieTrivellas Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2010
that's cute^^ i just recently watched the movie and am reading the book
it made me cry
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War-And-Pieces Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2010
this movie creep-ed me out and made me sad...and I was 18 when I first watched it! seriously messed up!
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emofreakmcr Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
"the burrow? it'll come there don't think it won't!" that whole part of the movie gives me chills
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charikukosa Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Really cute! :la:
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bunnybiscuit Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Wonderful! Watership Down is my most Fave book!
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Pierced-Pixie92 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2010
I love this!
Watership down is my fave book ever :3
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Cynderthedarkdragon Featured By Owner May 9, 2010
Fiver! I love him :) that part with the field scared me :| I watched the movie (read half of the book cause it wasn't mine :() and it freaked me out I think it was cause of the music O.o
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Cynderthedarkdragon Featured By Owner May 9, 2010
Fiver! I love him :) that part with the field scared me :| I watched the movie (read half of the book cause it wasn't mine :() and it freaked me out I think it was cause of the music :|
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Dark-Unicor Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow!!!
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Zechira Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! I love how you did the feet. :P I'm just about done reading WSD, myself. Marvelous book.
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PenBird Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2010
This is an awesome rendering - I wonder if I'd have guessed "Fiver" w/o the caption. But..!

The figure is anthropomorphized. Rabbits don't cover their mouths in fear; they crouch, naturally presenting a low profile, and of course they tense their leg muscles.

Other than that... "He sees straight thru you in such a friendly way!"!
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TawmiePylon Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It is the expression on his face that gets me! Fantastic!
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Fangfox Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2010
ooh! do bigwig next! i want to see bigwig!
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:iconfattie-mccrackin:
Fattie-McCrackin Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2010
Absolutely fantastic! You really did one of my favorite characters in my all time favorite book justice!
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