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February 14th, 2008 #1
Confection #1 - Evolution`s Misfits. ~open to all~
Hello boys and girls.
This here challenge is a nice and fun designing exercise I had the pleasure of running for quite a while now at another CG forum.
The rules are simple enough, and the possibilities are Endless (well, no. not really, but the possibilities are quite vast...)
in a nutshell -
We give you 2 animals - you combine them into 1. you got about a week.
sounds easy, right? well, yeah. if you go the tomato route.
but keeping it unique and somewhat fresh is harder than one might think.
anyone who feel like giving it a go - is more than welcomed.
come the deadline - a public poll will determine our winner.
confection #1 :
deadline : Feb 21th, Thursday.
that`s it basically. if the response is good, we`ll do another one.
good luck ppl,
Hide this ad by registering as a memberFebruary 14th, 2008 #2
sounds similer to a job i had myself a few years ago, which was very fun. If i get time early next week i'll try and join in, though it may only be a quick b&w sketch if thats ok. Makes you wonder though, if these 2 animals did happen to find a way to breed, how big would the young be, could turn out to be an extremly large hairy toad with antlers, that should keep the french happy
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February 16th, 2008 #5
Alright, here's my take on the Toadeer. For some reason I kept getting weird flashbacks of growing up in rural Tennessee.
February 16th, 2008 #6
Tony thats so cool!, simmilair to mine but way better executed hehe, u may wanna look at the placement of the hind legs on the ground.. cause with the frog joints, the should be further a part i guess, looks rather awkward now
loving the details in this
February 16th, 2008 #7
ho very cool guys.
Tony - excellent work. I really like the textures and bumps on that beast.
joey - it seems like an interesting creature, I just can`t see much of it.
maybe it`s the light and shade, or maybe it`s the size of the image. dunno.
hope to see more entries `till deadline.
February 16th, 2008 #8
thanks guys! Joey - Yeah the legs do look awkward. I was going for a massive body on spindle like legs, so you get the new born calf wobble. I figured in a swampy environment it would use the legs to move around deeper water but rarely use them to hold up all its weight. You're right though... I think the placement of the far back leg could have been better. Maybe picked up out of the water in motion. Thanks for the comments guys!
February 16th, 2008 #9
Chuck - Thx, yeah i know its kinda crappy, but i didnt know if i had time to do something else and i just wanted to give this some attention cause its so freakin cool haha
anywayz i desided i wanted to do a better one so i did a pencil sketch
here it is, might just put some colors on this
February 16th, 2008 #10
That's cool man, kinda like a "Bull frog". Looks great.
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February 16th, 2008 #12
since my wacom arrived three weaks ago i tried to paint every free minute and every new painting teaches me a lot of stuff. as i saw this thread i decided to take part and it really was a lot of fun for me! so first i wanna say thx for this nice challenge .
so here´s mine:^^
sry if my english is bad :/
Last edited by Bastardcries; February 16th, 2008 at 02:16 PM.
February 16th, 2008 #13
Joey-b - nicccceeee.... I like it better.
Bastardcries - hey man, welcome. looking very nice. the lighting doesn`t really work well all the way through the piece, but that`s fixable. keep at it!
February 16th, 2008 #14
thx i tried to do some lighting changes hope it works a little bit better now...
Last edited by Bastardcries; February 16th, 2008 at 03:17 PM.
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February 17th, 2008 #17
Here's my Toadeer
Eat pie and prosper
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February 18th, 2008 #18
Hi, I hope you don't mind if I join in.
Here is a WIP of my toadeer so far.
(I thought I was being clever by giving it a deer head and a frog body but I see muffin wrangler beat me to it. Ah well.)
February 18th, 2008 #19
Joey-b - hey thanks man. no, I don`t think I`ll have the time to post an entry, I just thought it`ll be fun for you guys.
muffin_wrangler, manic magpie - welcome guys. looking good.
February 18th, 2008 #20
hey guys nice to see some more pics in this thread
February 18th, 2008 #21
quick sketches, just trying to have some fun :]
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February 19th, 2008 #23
small update...the toadeer now fits better in the overall picture i think
February 21st, 2008 #24
well, good going ppl.
Poll is up:
February 21st, 2008 #25