terrible?! -_- dude, this thing scared the hell outta me! (it's dak here) he's awesome, dangerous, wants to eat my soul, still I can't help starring at it seriously....the wings and the abs are a great distraction :3
Funnily enough, I invented a character that looks eerily similar to this one. There's a few notable differences, of course. Mine has clawed feet instead of hooves, four arms instead of two arms, and white quills (very similar to those of Marvel's Blackheart) instead of hair. Also has red sclerae instead of white in the eyes. What I came up with is also slightly larger, with more pronounced fangs.
Sadly I never possessed the artistic skill to draw the creature I dreamed up, much as I had wished I could. That being said, this is one of the most awesome pictures I've ever seen on dA. You're quite skilled. There's just not a lot of people that can come up with things as awesome as this, let alone the capacity to translate them into actual tangible, visible form. Kudos to you.
Sakki's been kicking around since 2005, and I wouldn't say his design is anything unique so I've heard all sorts of similarities from one person to another . Like your character, Sakki originally began off with clawed feet, however after numerous instances were he was mistakenly referred to as a 'dragon boy' led me to redesign his feet. Although I like this image, this is an outdated design of his. But trust me, I know that feeling when you've drawn up a character and it, strikingly enough, looks like someone else's. So long as it's not a one to one copy I'm personally not too bothered.
I suppose the one I came up with was probably in the early 90s, when I was quite young. I just still remmeber it because I thought it was cool. Lawl. Anywho, if that's outdated I'm curious to see current stuff. Because I can only imagine you've improved even more over the three years since that was drawn.