"Now this is the law of the jungle, as old and as true as the sky,
And the wolf that shall keep it may prosper, but the wolf that shall break it must die."
~The Law for the Wolves
by Rudyard Kipling.
when you have lived long enough, you will come to understand that, in order to strive well, obeying rules is as important as enjoying freedom.
to see more traditional drawings of wolves in this series of artwork inspired by kipling's poem, please visit the folder in my gallery: "The Law for the Wolves"
reference photo by ~Katzilla13
original size is b4 and done by kisshou watercolor paint and chinese ink on XUAN paper, with watercolor and calligraphy brush plus a few dots of maxon white comic ink.
i meant to do everything in this project with pencils, but it should be a good idea to do the very first stanza with something quite different.
, look at lone wolf
a battle-beaten beast, lonely, fierce and vigilant.