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Character of the Week #296
Captain of the Guard
Design the captain of the guard for a futuristic royal court!!
DEADLINE: SUNDAY 22nd July 8PM GMT+1 (9PM British Summer Time)
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Post your final images in this thread. Remember, any comments posted BEFORE the poll is posted will be removed without any sort of warning.
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MAKE SURE YOUR IMAGE ADHERES TO THE BRIEF
- Needs to be male
- Far futuristic setting
- Covered in scars
In addition to the brief, if you do not follow these rules, you will not be included in the poll.
- Files must be named: CHoW#295_Username (Files with any other names such as final.jpg or even chow295final.jpg will not be accepted)
- Finals must be posted in the finals thread BEFORE the deadline
- Final post must include the CHoW number and the artists username at the bottom of the image
- At least 3/4 of the focus character must be visible
- Final images must be accompanied with a basic character sheet in a separate image Character sheets should at the very least show a sketch of the front and back of the character and a couple of early thumbnails/silhouettes.
- Follow the brief!
Here's my red uniformed man with a glowy eye. Thanks!
Here's my final. All said this has been awesome fun.
Last edited by JudgementPanda; July 22nd, 2012 at 03:12 AM.
Narkhat Hir'Balan has seen a lot in his time; some of it has tried to kill him, and some of it has kept him alive. A more honorable, intelligent, or loyal soldier you would never find, but he has never been anything else, never married or raised a family. The last battle is always looking for him, and he wonders if any king is really worth never having lived.
The brief immediately brought Dune to mind, a far futuristic setting with many multi-planetary cultures who actually seem comparatively primitive. I couldn't get it out of my head, so I just rolled with the inspiration. Hopefully it's futuristic enough >.>
Only saw this challenge yesterday - here's how far I've gotten >.< (I'll probably spend a bit more time on it after the contest closes). Also, I've got a train to catch so no time for WIPs - hope that's alright :|
Last edited by maxdav90; July 22nd, 2012 at 11:34 AM. Reason: Changed file name
Captain of the guard for a futuristic royal court
Captain Anatolios Pertinax held the title of Praefectus in the Praetorian Guard and thus had close relations with the King. He was a brutally honest man, and that is probably why he liked to personally approach deserters and line-breakers. It was something he called "Decimation", a punishment, an example being made. But in retrospect I believe that it was only for his own sadistic outlet. There were whispers of assassination among the guard. The target was their own Patron and king, and Anatolios could not allow it. He in turn, assassinated all of the centurions, one by one.
Great entries everyone!
Here's my dude. My first CHOW entry! He lost an arm somewhere along the way in all of his bodyguarding.
Last edited by Veneq; July 22nd, 2012 at 04:12 PM. Reason: Edited to upload smaller main image and reorder images.