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-= Viking Berserker =-
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ROUND #225 :: Viking Berserker
Berserkers were legendary Norse warriors who are said to have fought in an almost trance-like and uncontrollable state. In this state they were incredibly strong and didn’t need any armor to protect themselves; instead, they wore the pelts and carcasses of animals like bears and wolves they had slaughtered with their own hands to strike even more fear in to their enemies. The name “berserker” is said to be derived from the Norse words for “bear” (ber) and “coat” ([I]serkr[/I}). There are theories that tell Norse warriors would consume hallucinogenic mushrooms or drink massive amounts of alcohol to achieve this berserker state. They didn’t even feel any pain when fighting! All in all, you didn’t want to encounter these aggressive, mad and terrifying warriors on the battlefield!
Design a Viking Berserker!
- Stick to the original Norse setting (Viking)
- These warriors are not like normal Norse swordsmen, they are incredibly terrifying and their appearance alone should be horrific enough to scare away any opponents!
- You are also allowed to design a female berserker!
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.
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ON GETTING TO POLL
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PLEASE REMEMBER TO WRITE YOUR COPYRIGHT INFORMATION UNDER THE IMAGE IN THE FINAL BURNING THREAD SO I DON'T HAVE TO HUNT YOU DOWN LATER!
Quick Check: Have You Submitted Your Chow Properly?
- is it named correctly? (ie, "CHOW#100_Oregano.jpg")
- has it been uploaded using the attachment editor?
- have you also uploaded or linked to your wips?
- have you followed the brief?
Last edited by ArtbyWard; December 12th, 2010 at 04:36 PM.
My deadline is today, so here goes!
"The say that the scars on his chest were given to him by a bear, now only a pelt he carries around his waste. They also say that before a battle he drinks strong mushroom mead that turns him into a beast.. a ravaging beast that knows no fear and feels only the uncontrollable urge to tear the enemies apart with the axe he wields with terrifying strenght and speed!"
FIXED THE LEGS
Last edited by Juki; December 10th, 2010 at 12:22 PM. Reason: Fixedd the leggs
His blood is boiling with adrenaline and alcohol and he feels no pain.
His soul is a grizzly and he is possessed by the true animal instincts.
He is a fierce warrior that does not seem to have any fear of death...
not too satisfied with the result but it was a lot of fun!
so many great entries coming up!
Last edited by Nikola Marinkovic; December 10th, 2010 at 09:03 PM. Reason: forgot to upload wips
"Art cannot be modern, art is eternal." Egon Schiele.
No more time so here tis.
Not so interested in fancy costumes for this one, the juicy stuff is all in the character - so couldn't resist getting stuck into some expressions.
All hail "Skallkrossar Elof" (Skullcrusher Elof), a Viking Berserker born and raised by the shores of the Scandinavian sea, wayfarer and warrior.
Really fun CHOW guys, both do be a part of and to see all other great entrys!
rawr. or you know roar or something...
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Here goes nothins
I hope ya'll like this, let me know what ya think!
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Female Viking Berserker. Only scary when you realize she is naked, has a sword and a DEAD BEAR on her head
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Heres my final for the Viking Berserker!
Here is my take on the berserker. I wanted to add some more elements but I don't have more time to finish it up properly.
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http://conceptart.org/forums/showthr...72#post2926372 - sketchbook
battle's over, berserker looking for unfinished business...