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    CHOW #378 :: The Old Apothecary

    CHOW #378 :: The Old Apothecary

    Character of the Week #378
    The Old Apothecary

    Deadline - Sunday, May 24th 10PM GMT



    Deep within a forest, outside of the Tussnech kingdom, there is an apothecary who travels to and fro, selling his goods. He has everything from elixirs and medicinal herbs to fake limbs and bandages. The mystery about him is that he only shows up before something terrible happens. Whether its a sickness or a war, he has something for any situation, but a limited supply. Some say danger is his shadow and if you see him, you better buy what he has or leave the kingdom.


    The Requirements
    • Can be male or female.
    • Must be human
    • Appears to be around 70 years old
    • Has a pack full of his goods

    The Rules
    • Finals must be posted in the finals thread before the deadline
    • Final post must include the CHoW # and the artists username at the bottom of the image within, at least, a footer bar(TYPED, NOT WRITTEN)
    • At least 3/4 of the character must be visible (minimum from the knees up). No back views are allowed without a front please.
    • Only ONE character please and no multiple submissions.
    • Sketches or rushed artwork will not be accepted into the poll. Character MUST be readable (A 3D modeler must be able to model the character by looking at your image). Polished line-art is acceptable.
    • No photograph paint overs, must be 100% original work.
    • At least two wips posted with your final in the finals thread.
    • Design your character for the brief, not for your personal fetish. Keep the designs practical.
    • Please read through the thread for any posts made by the mod. They likely answered a question that was asked about the challenge!
    • Have fun!
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    Hey everyone. I need to make an announcement!

    There are some revision to the rules as of NOW.

    First, the No Background rule is removed. Illustration of the week doesn't exist anymore, so if you wish to do a full illustration, then you may now do so. Be warned though, do not bite off more than you can chew. Failure to meet the quality requirement with the character will result in being cut from the poll. So if you dont have time, then only do the character.

    Second, clarifying the quality requirements. Your design must be readable. What does this mean? ChoW is about practicing to make it in the real world. In the real world, a lot of 3D artists don't draw or paint like us. So pretend your entry is going to be submitted and passed on to a 3D artist. If there is something that makes no sense on it, the 3D artist wont understand what they are looking at. So if your entry is sloppy or makes no sense to me, it will not be in the poll. Concept art is all about making the idea understandable. It's easier to make a scribbled environment make sense than to make a scribbled character make sense. So no scribbles....
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    To bad no draw muhammad design, but oh well that's how it goes D=.
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    Sounds like an awesome concept, can't wait to get started.
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    this time I'll be more cautious, can't beleive i ruined my first chow, need to stop gaming lol, i have a great feeling i can do this one alot better

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    Fun topic! made quick sketch before going to work. hopefully i can make it in time :p

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    Super rough sketch but wanted to get some more art in the thread!
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    Another amazing topic, this time I have to draw something for the challenge
    @wugols2004 grandpa with a six pack huh ? watch out the perspective on the hut when drawing final version, roof seem to be a little bit of. also, how on earth he is able to carry it around with just one strap xD
    @Eric Young neat lines! liking the details, can't wait to see colored version just one thing I noticed - her eyes are a bit to close to each other

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    This theme is great I hope I can get something done to participate!

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    Still in the rough stage, need to work on his wares a fair bit. Any comments are welcome!!

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    Color comp update.
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    Started my sketches, I like the deranged old man look the best.

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    nice starts from everyone!

    Wugols - I kind of took a similar idea as yours sorry! the whole house and shop on his back thing, but my dude's requires more set up ha.

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    Progress update, started some rendering. Nice sketches for far guys.
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    cool stuff guys, Think I'm going with something like this. He carries his wares around in a 6 ft tall coffin.
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