Fake No. 2: Skyvader

So my assignment for Materiality: Fake was to re-create three historic animal fakes, including the jackelope and this one, which I’d never heard of before: the Skyvader.

Now with extra mothiness

Now with extra mothiness

The skyvader was said to have had the body of a hare and wings of a woodgrouse. I thought something with a name like that needed to be much more imposing so I gave it something much scarier: wings of a … moth. What could be scarier than a giant moth?

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