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    CHOW #011 - Thog the Mastadon Slayer

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    Thog the Mastadon Slayer

    Thog the Mastadon Slayer is the hero of the tribe, heart throb of the ladies, built like a saber toothed tiger (and as friskey as one!), completely fearless (except for giant spiders, those just freak him out something serious), and none too bright.

    Dim he may be, but underneath that cromagnon cranium, a stone wheel tirelessly turns with a single purpose: bring home the Mastadon meat, with a supersized side of Giant Ground Sloth.

    Thog is not to be found anywhere without his *Club of Klunking*, provided by Thag & Sons, and sporting his spotted Stag Moose Cape and Loin Cloth (part of the Peccaries ensamble) on those cold and lonely nights during the Mastadon hunts.

    Totally Styling and absolutely stoopid, Thog the Mastodon Slayer is a true hero of the Pleistocene era!
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    Daaamn this one sounds like a lot of fun.


    We'll see how this one turns out.
    Finished! Woot
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    That's Thog sitting up there....that's Thag his sidekick and the brain of the Merry Mastadon Marauders.
    Last edited by darth massacre; January 7th, 2006 at 11:54 PM.
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    darth - looks great. i can imagine it finished already.
    i think there`ll be some gorgeous works to this round.
    bring it on!
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    God damn Chuck! That was fast. Where are the ladies?
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    Very nice Chuck, so fast and so good!. I have question for you. Do you sleep sometimes?

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    Beautiful! I wonder how in the world some of you can get these done so fast. Props to you.
    I'll hopefully be entering this week as well! can't wait to see everyone's entry.

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    darth massacre - ladies? ho, you can see `em on Thog`s club there. well, some parts anyway.


    JakkaS, Define. - thanks! this one took me about 4 hours
    beginig to end, and i did it last night.
    i actually am an insomniac (doc` said so..) so i don`t sleep
    much to answer your question.

    also - here in israel it`s daytime while in other countries it`s night. so while i`m at work in the mornings i check what`s new in the threads, and at night - i draw and paint stuff.
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    Chuck, that came out great - has a nice Frazetta feel to it

    Cheers,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oregano
    Chuck, that came out great - has a nice Frazetta feel to it

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    thanks man.
    i was thinking frazetta/bizly while painting this one actually.
    but Frank Frazetta and simon bizly are both GODS and i am merely a peasant.
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    CHOW #011 - Thog the Mastadon Slayer

    Here's a WIP. Hopefully I'll finish this, though I can't say if it will be in full color or not yet.

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    nice one chuck. you have brought some great competition to these excercises and your building quite a portfolio i'm sure. good work on this one. it has different feel than your other entries.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Azrael
    nice one chuck. you have brought some great competition to these excercises and your building quite a portfolio i'm sure. good work on this one. it has different feel than your other entries.
    thanks Azrael. there are some MAJOR talents `round here so it`s very nice hearing you say that.
    about Thog here -
    to tell the truth, i kinda gave up on this piece
    somewhere along the way.
    i wasn`t too happy with it and i got so tired i wraped it up. it doesn`t mean it`s no good (or it wasn`t posted here, i assure you..), it`s just why it looks somewhat different from my other works.
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    been a long time since i've done lampoonish stuff, had fun with this one.

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    Oregano: do you know how tuff it is to find refs on spotted stag moose skins??!!?? sheesh!

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    Chuck,mate.: Great work man, I love your Thog design
    masque:Nice style, I like it a lot

    Here is mine

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    All the work so far is showing a substantial degree of ass-kicking. I dig 'em.

    Progress 1

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    Final - Thog, with his Club of Klunking, stands resolutely guarding his kill, waiting for his tribesmen to come take the prized mastodon carcass home.

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    (Wacom, many minutes)
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    @Corrick : heh, I like it so far ... Nice light.
    @masque : love the little detail ; his moose skin being held together by a fishbone.
    @Chuck : as usual, I admire your speed. not a day had passed and you came up with an idea and a good solid character. they must like you where you work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zergaloth
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    @Chuck : as usual, I admire your speed. not a day had passed and you came up with an idea and a good solid character. they must like you where you work.
    thanks man.
    well, the checks keep coming, so....

    where i work deadlines are CRAZY. plus,
    i just don`t like working on a piece 10,000 hours, it just
    annoys me. so i do some quick sketchs, and get it to a finished level (sort of) in about 3-4 hours or so.
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    my final thog. all crits are appreciated.

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    Last edited by misledtomisery; January 8th, 2006 at 12:49 AM. Reason: fin

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    Rawwad,
    Nice Job...the skin texture rocks!
    Misled, Great start, but I need to see more b4 I'll have anything too helpful for ya as far as crits go!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chuck,mate.
    thanks Azrael. there are some MAJOR talents `round here
    Hmm, that there is indeed. Although most of them seem to be on vacation. I recall a thread where we had around 30 entries. Sadly, that was where I pulled out some of my best work, which was squashed like a bug by the heel of some of the titans around here.

    Of course a totally unrelated job that occupies sixty hours a week, the goverment demanding a whole weekend a month and a wife that demands the rest, it is tough to put the time and detail that I would like. maybe someday though. someday....

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    Misledtomisery :: I like the posture and gesture, but it may be a slight skew from the "built like a sabertooth tiger" and the "hero of the tribe, heart throb of the ladies" that the discription calls for. But then again, who knows what the mastadonians ladies are into.

    Rawwad :: nice detail, but seems a little flat. maybe some background to brighten?

    Masque :: Interesting piece from you. Nice detail and good mood.

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    Yo jus sketched this today, maye 3-4 hours
    Rawwad thats some maaad rendering skillz. good work.
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    Icon Thog...

    I know that Neanderthals where savage…and primitive, but I thought about a character that have respect for Mammoths. Why? Maybe because they give him furs, meat, bones and finally...chance to survive. That’s why my Thog don’t looks like salivated wild dog…
    I hope you will like it.

    Cheers!
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    My FINAL and DETAILS. [Oregano if you want, take these both to the poll]
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    I'm in the middle of studying for my exams which start next monday, but I grew tired of reading and calculating and ...
    Well I guess I just had to draw something. I was doodling on a sheet of paper and decided to give it a little ink. There's a lot of mistakes here, and sure a lot could've been better done (like the shading, the hands, and so on) but I really don't have the time for a retake.
    Take this to the poll, that'll be a laugh .

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    edit : jesus, looking at it after scanning and posting, rather embarrasses me. be gentle.

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    oueff, Im juss calling this done and moving on heh, the whole house is now covered in paint and i should think about cleaning it up.

    Thog the Mastadon Slayer:
    After the Mastadon swallowed Thog's trusty Club of Klunking, Thog had no alternative but to go in there and get it back...
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    Acrylics n shit, 12" x 12".

    Cheers,

    Eri
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    Here is my version had to rush it at the end as usual. Might post a better version if i get a chance but i probably won't.

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    Eriboss, that's badass. I dig the style, great sense of tension.

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    This is still a wip...
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    Gotta desaturate a bit...any feedback otherwise?
    Got alate start, I'll update this wip later tonite , but I thought I should atleasdt post what I had...any and all crits welcome,'Thanks
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    Getting back at Thog

    Ok here is my entry Thog should have stayed in his hut this morning. watercolor and ink.
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    maybe it's just me, but i'm a bit surprised how many seem to have taken the brief so seriously!

    i mean, with "frisky," "supersized side of ... Sloth," "Club of Klunking," coordinated "Thang & sons" attire from the "Peccaries ensemble", and "Totally Styling and absolutely stoopid" in there, i couldn't help but chuckle.

    ah, well, guess i was in a somewhat frisky mood meself.

    good stuff showin' so far!

    artdwx, that's schweet! great control on the aquarelles!

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