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November 20th, 2006 #1
CHOW #50 - Guest Host: Salaryman. Topic: Founding Fore-Father/Pilgrim of Mars
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Founding Fore-Father/Pilgrim of Mars
A first traveller and Settler of the red planet. 20 or 200 years hence
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Last edited by Oblio; November 26th, 2006 at 02:46 PM.
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With Thanksgiving approaching I thought this might be a nice take on things.
Maybe think about why these people are on Mars, what drove them to travel across the stars to create a new world.
Fully helmeted people are not a necessity! I want to see the personality in these guys, not just the cool outfits.
Only one, must be full figure! front, back, downview, squatting, it doesn't matter...
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<LOG MAYFLOWER1 10122076> saying that making a life here is hard would be an understatement. Although the scientists had proven plants could be grown in terrariums and had theorized the genetically enhanced seeds would produce a bountiful crop they have not. Our constant fight with the elements has proven futile, our shelter holds, and power from the solar panels and winds keep us with electricity, but our stores are running short. We have had nothing fresh for months. <END>
<LOG MAYFLOWER1 11232076> We had expected contact at some point… the military had led us to believe that major alien settlements were on the other side of the planet, but that it was just a matter of time before we were found. What we had not expected was the welcome we received. Apparently some recon on us had been done over the past few months. Why they didn’t let us just die out I’ll never know… our alien neighbors aren’t quite as savage as we once thought… and having mastered the art of hunting and gathering on this dusty red rock they showed up with what one could only determine to be fresh food, (vegetable and animal matter of some sort)… so happy are we to have this peaceful contact, and an opportunity to share with the local inhabitants. The stuff doesn’t taste that bad either! <END>
<LOG MAYFLOWER1 02272077> We have been shown the correct way to cultivate our plants and crops now… and after several hunting expeditions we now know the local flora and fauna well enough to get by on our own… our new friends have made it possible for us to stay here. We are so thankful that they showed up when they did. One can only hope we have a great and prosperous future together. <END>
Last edited by Woodlandwalker; November 21st, 2006 at 11:51 AM.
November 20th, 2006 #8
This could be interesting. To quite OJ, "Maybe I'll take a stab."
UPDATE: Damn Cakey, ..just....damn. Nice piece.
Chillin in my hotel room in Phoenix and I was midly inspired, so I threw down some ink on this one.
Being that I'll be shredding my head on the dunes, I probably wont see this one out.
Sand and computers don't mix, so here's my weak little sketch. Sorry Salaryman, awesome topic, just a busy time.
Some obvious anatomy issues here, I know.
Last edited by Azrael; November 22nd, 2006 at 07:25 PM.Sketchbook:: //// A thread of evolution ////
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Ouch, I'm out, too many exams coming up......study,study,study (damn you Lenin)
Well good look to you all anyway. I'll be joining in in a few weeks though.
~ Charlie ~
November 20th, 2006 #12
makes me wish I wasn't traveling for the holiday. I'd love to get in on this one
November 20th, 2006 #13
Hope this post goes through...
I am deffinatly going to try and get in on this one. The extension is noted. Much work comin, got many things to paint, much to draw, and much to model. We shall see if time allows me to make this one! great idea though for the concept
November 20th, 2006 #14Registered User
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wish i had time for this one! hopefully i can at least get a sketch in- depends on how lethargic i feel from feasting
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Last edited by Paolo13; November 27th, 2006 at 08:34 AM.
November 21st, 2006 #18
Ok here's the final...
CMSAF Neil Armstrong IV , the first human to set foot on this foreign soil sits on a rock formation overlooking the red planet while envisioning the city of the future and what will ultimately become his new home.
Last edited by Migsta; November 29th, 2006 at 02:01 AM.- My Artwork! -
November 21st, 2006 #19
I'm out of this one, travelling through France to see the family at the weekend and too much work before-hand. I got plenty of Mars related ideas though, maybe one day I'll get them in my sketchbook.
Good entries so far, Paolo13, nice details... but are we gonna see his feet?
vances22, hope you got stuff sorted. May have been a technical hitch, there's certainly no way I'd delete stuff even if I had the power (which I don't )
November 21st, 2006 #20
I want to do this one so bad
Between making pie and defending my dissertation, I'm gonna squeeze it in! I just can't resist...
Someone gave me this custom title and I will never, ever change it!
November 21st, 2006 #21
just an update for the above post.
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Well not fully showing the char. but anyway...
Pelgrim at the red plains;
Chryo made his skin look pale.
Last edited by Uziel; November 23rd, 2006 at 05:47 AM."Create like a god, command like a king, work like a slave."
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Salaryman, i just wanna ask... Is the pilgrim must be a man? Can't she be a female?
I'm confused about ur "fore-father"...
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Here is my final. Glad I finished one of these. A little late, but I am most happy I finished. Time to get started on the Next One!
Last edited by vances22; November 29th, 2006 at 03:41 AM.
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pencil rough, will update sometime with finished drawing, then might color (either traditionally or digitally, not sure yet)
don't have the time to finish this before the deadline, oh well
cakeypig - yours has so much character... *envy*
paolo - saw yours before you added the shroud, rocked pretty hard, i perticularly liked the gesture of the pose and the expression. can't wait to see it unveiled again
also, when you say 20 or 200 years hense, do you mean they leave for mars that year, or that this is 200 years after the settlement? changes a bit in mine which it is
Last edited by Adarias; November 25th, 2006 at 08:12 AM.