Hippogriff

2023-08-25 Snargl 3 minutes 4 seconds

What is a Hippogriff?

Bird with wings spread on a rock in the night sky with a mountain in the background and a dark sky with clouds
Bird with wings spread out on a dirt road in a field with grass and a sky background with clouds
Statue of a bird with wings spread out in front of a castle like building at night with lights on
Statue of a winged horse on a rock in a fantasy setting with a castle in the background and a stream running through the foreground

A hippogriff is a mythical creature that has the front half of an eagle and the hind half of a horse.

It was invented by the Italian poet Ludovico Ariosto in his epic poem Orlando Furioso, published in the early 16th century.

Hippogriffs are the offspring of a mare and a griffin, which is another legendary beast with the body of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle.

This is considered impossible, since griffins hate horses and hunt them as prey.

Hippogriffs are very proud and dangerous animals, and they can only be tamed by skilled and respectful wizards.

They can fly very fast and travel around the world and even to the moon.

These creatures are carnivorous and feed on insects, birds, and small mammals.

Hippogriffs have appeared in many works of literature, art, and popular culture, such as Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, and My Little Pony.

They are sometimes used as symbols of fantasy, imagination, and freedom.

Example of the color palette for the image of Hippogriff

Picture with primary colors of Smoky black, Beaver, Macaroni and Cheese, Cafe noir and Cool grey
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
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NCS S 3020-R70B
RAL Classic
RAL 9005
RAL 7034
RAL 1001
RAL 8016
RAL 7001
RAL Design
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 030 50 20
RAL 060 80 40
RAL 050 20 16
RAL 260 60 15
RAL Effect
RAL 780-5
RAL 420-2
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What does a Hippogriff look like?

Statue of a bird with wings on a city street with ruins and buildings in the background
Painting of a bird with wings flying over a river in a forest with trees and rocks
Statue of a bird standing on a rock in a river with trees in the background and foggy sky
Statue of a bird with wings spread out and outstretched
Red bird with a large beak and wings spread out
Bird standing on a rock in a forest with a stream and mountains in the background

A hippogriff is a mythical creature that has the front half of an eagle and the hind half of a horse.

It has wings, claws, a beak, and a crest like its griffin father, and a mane, tail, and hooves like its horse mother.

It is very fast and can fly around the world and to the moon.

It was invented by the Italian poet Ludovico Ariosto in his epic poem Orlando Furioso, where it is ridden by the knight Ruggiero and the magician Astolfo.

Example of the color palette for the image of Hippogriff

Picture with primary colors of Black, Golden brown, Topaz, Medium jungle green and Pale taupe
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 9005
RAL 8001
RAL 1017
RAL 6009
RAL 1019
RAL Design
RAL 170 20 25
RAL 070 80 50
RAL 180 20 15
RAL 030 60 20
RAL Effect
RAL 270-1
RAL 780-5
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Why are Hippogriffs called that?

Hippogriff with a saddle on its back and wings spread out, with a mountain in the background
Hippogriff with wings spread out standing on a rock in a forest with a lake in the background
White Hippogriff with wings spread out on a pedestal in a dark room with columns
Statue of a Hippogriff with wings spread out in a field of grass with trees in the background
Statue of a Hippogriff with wings on a ledge in front of a city skyline at night with the sun setting
Blue Hippogriff statue in front of a building with a sky background

Example of the color palette for the image of Hippogriff

Picture with primary colors of Manatee, Bulgarian rose, MSU Green, Glitter and Hooker green
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 3010-R60B
RAL Classic
RAL 7040
RAL 3007
RAL 6005
RAL 9003
RAL 6000
RAL Design
RAL 290 60 15
RAL 040 20 19
RAL Effect
RAL 750-M
RAL 160-1
RAL 740-M
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What is a Hippogriff a mix of?

Golden Hippogriff with wings spread out standing in a cave with a waterfall in the background
Statue of a Hippogriff with wings spread out in a park area with trees and leaves in the background
Statue of a Hippogriff with wings spread out on a rock in a forest with a waterfall in the background
Statue of a Hippogriff with wings spread out and a sword in its mouth
Large Hippogriff standing on top of a desert field next to a mountain range with a sky background
Statue of a Hippogriff with wings spread out on a ledge in front of a building with a clock tower
Hippogriff with wings spread standing on a rock with a full moon in the background

Example of the color palette for the image of Hippogriff

Picture with primary colors of Light blue, Dark lava, Golden brown, Light slate gray and Smoky black
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 1020-B
NCS S 3020-R90B
RAL Classic
RAL 9018
RAL 8014
RAL 8001
RAL 7000
RAL 9005
RAL Design
RAL 240 80 15
RAL 270 50 15
RAL 170 20 20
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