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-=BLOOD MOON MONK=-
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The Blood Moon Monk:
A strange figure with no particular religion or philosophy tied directly to him. He travels the world in search of knowledge - both of himself, and of the universe. To him, to be is to know, and only in knowing there is being.
He seems to only wander into populated areas just when there is someone who needs to be 'taken care' of. This be a young man who needs only to be set back on the right path, or someone - something - much more dangerous, for which only lethal force can be used. Somehow, this strange monk just seems to always be in the right place at the right time...
- He is almost a vigilante, but he has his own set of rigid rules and morals that he abides by - he is first and foremost a monk, second a man.
- We're looking for a more eastern/Asian feel on this one, but don't let this limit you.
- The Blood Moon is his emblem. You aren't required to use it, but keep it in mind.
ACCEPTANCE TO POLL WILL BE BASED ON THREE CRITERIA:
1: DID THE ARTIST FOLLOW THE BRIEF? (allowance for creative takes will be made).
2: IS THE PIECE ARTISTICALLY SOUND? (Is the illustration "finished?" - did the artist pay attention to anatomy, perspective, other fundamentals?).
3: IS THIS ILLUSTRATION THE BEST ONE? (reserved for rounds with a large amount of entries).
SUBMITTING YOUR ENTRY:
1: You must submit ONE full sized image.
2: Make sure your name and CHOW # are EASILY READABLE on your entry.
3: Use the Standard format (Below);
PLACE THE IMAGE IN A FRAME WITH YOUR NAME/TOPIC
SAVE YOUR FILE IN THE FOLLOWING FORMAT:
THE REST IS EASY:
1: No comments before poll is set. They WILL be deleted with utmost malice and petty grumbling.
2: Sit back and enjoy the show. BYOPC (Bring your own popcorn)
3: Good luck to all.
Last edited by daestwen; September 2nd, 2008 at 01:08 AM.
-->A few notes on getting in the Poll.
Read it, please.
Last edited by S.C. Watson; August 26th, 2008 at 12:01 AM.
im working all weekend and wont have time to draw so ill post it now
oh and its my first CHOW
alright lol....thank you
Last edited by Saleem; August 31st, 2008 at 03:00 PM.
Well, can't think of anything else to do with this, so here it is.
I really pushed myself on this one, I think I improved marginally with ps working on it.
Blood Moon screamed a bit of occult to me...
Hope you enjoy!
Last edited by D.Labruyere; August 24th, 2008 at 04:49 PM.
Here's what I got finished.
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Campbell Crawford "CeeJay"
first chow, heck, first anything on CA that ive managed to stick to the finish
Nice entries so far. Here's what I have. The pole the monk is holding has two functions , it can be used for battle, and then you can retract the top part to use as a cane for walking long distances.
You can work now and play later, or play now and work later.
I was going for a post-apocalyptic themed militaristic monk. Really enjoyed myself with this one. Cheers everyone, keep it coming.
... well thats my bm monk, got nothing but a backpack and a katana ... because he travels a lot, so ... no job, no money ^^
We'll ride the spiral to the end, we may just go where no one's been
great work everyone i thought of the figures in stain glass windows for some reason hence the pose and symmetry
I had the idea that he purifies sinner with flames that he conjures from his hand
= I guess its years of catholic guilt coming to surface with this chow.. anyway was fun
Last edited by tomwaits4noman; August 24th, 2008 at 11:05 AM. Reason: forgot to post image.... stupid me
"There aren't any shortcuts. You've got to dig in – study and draw the world around you. This is the only way to hone your skill and develop a style that is your own". GREG CAPULLO
Last edited by /ev; July 2nd, 2010 at 12:21 AM.
As my first time to actually participate here, this was a lot of fun.
My monk isn't quite as showy. He is off in solitude, in between "taking care" of things.
good luck everyone