Aquilus is a chimera. Not necessarily a traditional one, but for the most part. The project was created with regards to a sculpting tutorial for CG Cookie. There were a variety of subjects covered, from how to build a movable armature stand to creating an armature according to an armature map, and obviously how to sculpt and texturize the beast.
From the tip of its wings down to its feet, this sculpture stands 10″ (25 cm) tall, with a wingspan of 15″ (38 cm).
If you’re interested, here is a link to the video, though you do have to join (and pay) in order to be able to see it. But there is a short trailer you can watch without paying for a subscription plan. There are, however, a couple of free goodies in the sculpting flow that are definitely worth checking out. You can see those by signing up for a free account. Maybe you’ll get stung by the sculpting bug too and wish to delve a bit deeper into this fascinating art.