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    C.O.W. #245. Great Armored Bird - WIPs Thread.

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    ROUND #245 - Great Armored Bird

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    ROUND#245. Great Armored Bird


    Birds are beautiful and yet often fragile creatures. But what if these amazing creatures weren’t so fragile? The challenge this week is to design an armored bird. The restriction is that bird must be flightless. Think about the type of armor that bird might have. Scales, carapaces, shells and exoskeletons are all open season here. So let’s get out of our shells, then.

    Round Requirements:
    - The creature must be identifiable as a bird

    - The bird must be flightless

    - The bird should have some kind of natural armor (scales, shell, keratin plates etc.)



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    January 25th 9:00pm PST (GMT -8 )
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    So basically... a dinosaur?

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    This seems like a really cool topic. I am going to do best to get in no doubt =) Thanks Si Swe!

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    oodellaly, your creativity is astounding.
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    preliminary sketches, I liked the one which is walking on the atrophied wings, that way more or less.

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    fun topic

    first quick idea/sketch
    C.O.W. #245. Great Armored Bird - WIPs Thread.

    those look great, ric - i like the first and the last the most

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    Seems interesting, might give this one a try

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    Neat idea. I think I might do this one.

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    Great topic and incredible thumbnails. I will be keeping my eye on this thread
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    Q: does the armor have to be a natural part of the bird, or can the armor also be a structure or part of some kind of structure the bird has built onto itself, in much the same way caddis larvae or even hermit crabs do?

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    I really like what the two of you have worked up so far with you silhouettes.

    I'll be joining in for this one.

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