This is my entry to this month's Art By Committee challenge at James Gurney's blog, Gurney Journey. The text for this challenge is " I lashed out with my left arm. clutched something thin and hard. tore at it; the next second a banana tree fell across my chest. But the pain was...." I think the challenge for this one is that it describes (sort of) a sequence of events so if you're planning on doing a single image you have to pick a point within that sequence. The involvement of a banana tree naturally led me to a giant gorilla. Everyone likes a giant gorilla.
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