08 Feb 2015

Short Explanation:

I made bears that were mutated.

Long Explanation:

I grew up living less than a mile from an oil refinery, so if it blew up, I would be homeless and possibly dead.

Keeping this in mind, I wondered what would happen to the animals surrounding my house in the aftermath of the explosion, and I realized something—in the years to come, there would be a menagerie of animal mutations.

For example:

This is a normal bear:

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But with the effects of oil infecting the water supplies, this could be the new “normal” bear:

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Here are some more bears in case you wanted to see more bears:

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And here are my sketches if you’re into that sort of thing: