Scorp's Art Topic

Update: Made this into my overall art topic since that's what all the cool kids do.

So, quite a while ago, I posted a kind of teaser/preview/early couple of drawings related to a Nova-Orbis-esque project that I'm working on: http://board.ttvpodcast.com/t/the-desert-dweller-and-some-other-things/5837
I stopped working on it over the summer due to other concerns, but I've gotten back to writing and drawing now. I'll begin posting chapters after I edit them (which might take a while, since I'm up to 16) but for now, I'll share another couple of drawings of the Matoran in the story:

Telzin:

Garta:

Ilani:

and Oduna:

I think I'm getting progressively better at the shading and details, which really shows in the last picture. I won't be drawing as many detailed pictures as NickInAmerica does for Nova Orbis, but I'll definitely make one for all the characters as they show up.

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Ooooooo
nice.

Personally, my favorite is Oduna. They all look great, but without too much armor, they look just a little weird. And.... Wait... WUT?!? A matoran with a shirt? Interesting....

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They're not old-school Matoran per se, more a mix between Matoran and Agori that developed long after the reformation of Spherus Magna.

It's a coat, mostly worn as a symbol of status and wealth. Matoran don't wear clothing apart from when it indicates a status or position (technically Oduna should have something, but I was practicing the physique and musculature of the Onu-Matoran, so I didn't draw it) or it's a practical necessity. Anyone but a Ko-Matoran would probably bundle up in something before visiting them in the icy mountains, for example.

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Interesting...

Are they in any way based off DrPilly's matoran?

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Definitely inspired by his style, yes.

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Love these, you're such a great artist. I especially love Ilani and Telzin.

Great job, can't wait to see more.

I did another one.
Tykal:

Now with even more background!

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Oh.
Another person who can draw.
Cool! :smiley:

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I'm working on it :grin:

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Seriously man, these are actually pretty good! I like the art style a lot. Excited to see more from you.

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Well, I'm on a drawing kick now, and there's a few more minor characters to do, and the weekend is coming up... So yeah, there'll be more :smile:

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Not a fan of the human clothes, and I really dislike the hair, but this is pretty cool art! :smile:

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Of the original pictures, Garta's was by far the one I was least pleased with, so I decided he deserved better:


I've been playing with his mask design a lot, and this the best one so far, I think.

Also, I forgot to post this one when I drew it:

That's Scorzen, wearing my interpretation of a noble G1 mask. Guess which one :smile:

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And... Telzin! Again! Now with background! And upside down!

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Very nice.

That's a nice braid he's got going on there :grin:

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I can draw.
It's just not visually appealing /s

I think it fits.