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SPLICE Nauticent by firefly-reaper SPLICE Nauticent by firefly-reaper
My submission for the Splice contest.

In completing this, I've done a couple of things I always wanted to: enter a DA contest and make one of those awsome reference sheets.

This contest was right up my alley. I've always considered myself a concept artist overall and love to design new things based around my studies of animals. This gave me an opportunity to put my ability to the test and it was great fun. It's been a while since I've made any personal art, and I enjoyed this tremendously! I may make more sheets like this in the future!

5 days of work, mechanical pencil, and Photoshop elements version 5.

Splice Contest
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Imortal-Night Feb 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It is a true masterpiece. The creativity, thought and care put into this is wonderful, a thing of beauty.
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:iconfirefly-reaper:
Thank you very much. When it comes to beasties, I like form to follow function, so it does take some thought.
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Imortal-Night Feb 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Me to. I think of my drawings almost like my offspring. Imagining what living as them would be like, to me, helps in making their appearance and behavior more beleivable
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:iconfirefly-reaper:
And that's why the character sheets come in extra handy.
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Werepuppy26 Jan 28, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
heehee! its eye is a smiley face!
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:iconfirefly-reaper:
So it is! I didn't notice that while I was working on it.
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Werepuppy26 Jan 28, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
lol! HOW CAN YOU NOT?!
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:iconfirefly-reaper:
I dunno. I was thinking of how to make it look like this: [link]
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Werepuppy26 Jan 29, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
:icondragonshock2: eeh ehhehehe eheeheheh... s-sc-sc-sc-...SCARY BUG!
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:iconfirefly-reaper:
Oh yeah. I'm not a fan of centipedes either.
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