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Monsters...merely concepts

Post by AxlTrozz » 07 Sep 2007, 01:48

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just to warm up...
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Post by Crush » 07 Sep 2007, 02:02

Interesting idea. Will look interesting ingame and be quite easy to animate despite its size.

It just suffers a lot from [pillow shading]. I would also make the tentacles in deeper layers darker to give it more depth.

And then a creative suggestion: how about adding eyes? But this is just a suggestion.
Let's see how long it takes until someone mentions either tentacle hentai or the flying spaghetti monster
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Post by AxlTrozz » 07 Sep 2007, 03:19

If the idea like, I can work shadows and animation, I don't know about the eyes I still have doubs about that. may be because ive seen too many round-like-crab eyes, but if anyone have an idea we can work with that...
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Post by AxlTrozz » 07 Sep 2007, 03:25

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This is a very simple image, just to show something like a trap, stone balls with retractable spears inside, they approach, stop and attack.
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Post by EJlol » 07 Sep 2007, 11:34

If you add eyes to it, it almost look like the flying spaghetti monster:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flying_Spaghetti_Monster
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Post by Crush » 07 Sep 2007, 12:05

ROFL

And now, EJlol, press "quote" next to my first post and read what I wrote in font size 1.
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Post by biza » 07 Sep 2007, 15:11

To me looks like worm swarm 8)
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Post by imachine » 07 Sep 2007, 15:20

diarrhea monster aka old chips

seriously, change the colour to something dark-purplish going into mauve with slightly dark but vivid green eyes/accents would be my first move. so far I can't get over the first impression of it looking like a doodie, it's like getting a known comedy actor in a serious film, you know he's all serious but it just makes you laugh even harder deep inside seeing him/her try.
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Post by Rotonen » 07 Sep 2007, 22:10

Let's produce quality over quantity, shall we?

By this I mean not to offend your initiative, which is most admirable, but rather to push you into finishing your concepts further before starting new ones or discarding old ones.
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Post by AxlTrozz » 17 Sep 2007, 02:14

Rotonen: I'm aware of your advice but this is the way I find new things, may be must of them are really bad, but once in a while I find a good idea :wink: or a good idea for somebody else

BTW, thank you for your comments I don't cosider it an offense
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Post by AxlTrozz » 17 Sep 2007, 02:23

I draw something a couple hours ago I just pixelated outlines, here

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Bone head, very flexible body and a triple stinger...
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Post by AxlTrozz » 22 Sep 2007, 16:51

I colored a bit, just to have an idea...............................Second colored version

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Post by Raven » 22 Sep 2007, 22:05

Looks awesome, could be called a Bitan .. Two pincers.. titan.. meh it's a bit basic but it's just off the top of my head :-P
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Post by AxlTrozz » 23 Sep 2007, 02:47

I think it should be basic because I need to animate or you thing I'm wrong ? If I do a very complex monster may be I wouldn't be able to create an animation :(
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Post by Raven » 23 Sep 2007, 10:36

No no i meant the name i came up with was basic :-P

The monster looks great :-)
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