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bow designs by Wen-M bow designs by Wen-M
wouldnt argue how functional they are, just like the pretty look =P
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BlakChaos Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014
I love your concepts of these weapons! I like to use them for D&D characters. Thanks for the inspiration
Acspeacock Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Student Artist
I am completely blown away by your designs. I would like to know if it's alright to use them for some stories I'm writing. You will be credited of course.
LaComptesse Featured By Owner May 16, 2013
Wonderful Desings!!
HekateLesedi Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013  Student Filmographer
I really like how you designed the arrows along with the bow.
SilverArcanine389 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012
Can I use the look of the bow on the far right for one of my pictures?
Art-by-Eos Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I love archery and therefore fully approve of fantastical bows and arrows. Don't matter if they function, they look AWESOME!!!!
Wen-M Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012
I appreciate people like you, =] who knows the real mechanics, but also appreciate the non-practical imaginative designs. =]
Art-by-Eos Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Why you're too kind :aww:
japanvampire897 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012
i think the last one is best
Ep1cne55 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like the seconds color
Purfictly-Flawed Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I think the first and third would be quite functional. The rest you'd probably be screwed with though.
HaloFall Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I think when it comes to fantasy weapons it's not so much how functional they are as long as they're made from millions of intricate details and such, lol. These are definitely amazing, I love them.
aznbabisnowie Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2011
They look amazing!!! Do you have any other weapon design? Maybe sword/dagger melee combat style or whips? I would love to see more of your awesome designs!
Tygerson Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2011
hope90 Featured By Owner May 22, 2011
Oh, I would argue they are quite functional... I have taken an archery class before :) your bows provide inspiration to the imagination.
xxsololaurenxx Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2010
these are pretty awesome =P
WiccanVampire92 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2010
I like the last 2 a lot
veveechan Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2010   Traditional Artist
well, guess it doenst make much difference if theyre effective or not, since we'll never use them, unfortunately! but they are REALLY beautiful!!
aLdsh Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
i love bows. i feel like not using them just to shoot anyone. it's too precious!
thedoctorgirl Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
such beautiful work, amazing bows, i could cry...
Shadowpsycho Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Would you mind if I used one of these in a character design? I wont draw it since I suck at weaponry, but it'll be used for a character of mine.
LunarLotis Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Don't know if you talk too Wen-M already but I do know he don't mind if you do fanart of his work. ^^
Shadowpsycho Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
beautiful-mermaid Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2010
you really have no idea how much I envy you right now
paulgammer Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2009
I am lucky i've seen this I guess, I am going to build myself a wooden bow from scratch and I decided to use ideas from the far right one, the blades on the ends of it look like a good weapon to maul things with at close quarters, basic plain bow with knives at the ends, deadly.
KazuyaCalamity Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2009
Great job.
Lean-V Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great work, but.. um.. how would the arrow on the far right nock onto the bow? I mean, theres not even any flat point on it to fix it to the bowstring!
Kazehana-Ayame Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2009
Pretty bows are pretty... Question. May I use the second to last for my character Fayte? I'd be simplifying it a bit to match the style it'd be in, but it would be just perfect for her. Flowery, somewhat girly things suit her.
Wen-M Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2009
sorry, i cant allow it because my studio owns the copyright Y__Y
Kazehana-Ayame Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2009
Awwww~... Okay. That's fine. It never hurts to ask, though. I'll tell my friend that we need to come up with our own design, then. Thank you for taking the time to answer me, though. I appreciate it. ^-^
HollowDestruction Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2009
Omygod...The second and last ones are amazing!!!
Is the second one related to the Haley's Tear dagger???
Naucturne Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2009  Student Writer
I like the second last/last two bows and arrows
ShivaMotherOfEarth Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2009
I love them all :D
MidnightArtistxo Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
omg i want those bows.
Hwaigon Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2009
I really appreciate your work, it is AMAZING, you must have such an imagination to do so various ammount of shapes !!! fav
DeviantName55 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2009
Very beautiful bows..
Honestly if these were real bows and assuming theyre not so heavy or non flexible that u cant bend or pick it up theyd all be functional.
mohsibadriya Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2008  Professional Artist
Hi! May I have your permission to use one your bow design for my new design ?
Thank You..
mintyoreo Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2008
very. and everyone likes a different one, well done for appealing to such a wide range:D....tout it to a sculptor, they'll bring these alive;)
autobotvierge Featured By Owner May 18, 2008
The leftmost and second-from-the-left bows are the ones I prefer out of this selection. And while I agree that they might not be very functional, they're still very pretty to look at.

kyphoscoliosis Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2008
Oh my God these are so beautiful! I like the 3rd and 5th ones especially, but they're all wonderful! I would love to see these crafted!
SomthingWithWolves Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2007
you should design matching quivers for the arrows aswell , it would be so awesome.
IDevourRamen Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2007
you never seasce to amaze me.
sora579 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
those bows would be relly functional
Sacharus Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2008
actually, i don't really think they would, i do like the design however :)

by the way, my comment is based on the fact that i'm making a bow at the moment ;)
SquallxZell-Leonhart Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2007
These are awesome! No matter how they function :D
79831 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2007
hey what game is this anima thing?
FranceHopper Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Who care is they don't work! I'd want you just becuase they're so darn neat looking :)
+ fav
teranalin Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2007  Student Photographer
its so beautiful
Vergil89 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2007
Flare55 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2007
wow 0-o those are amazing
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