I was trying to hold off posting here until I had some original content for this blog-but I just couldn't wait any longer!! I had to be a part of such epic awesomeness :) I honestly get excited when I see a new post in my blogroll and immediately click my way over! I would love to say I'll post my original 'creatureartists' art soon-but seeing as I just got slammed with work I'd be lying X(
thanks for lookin'!
Monday, October 27, 2008
Sunday, October 26, 2008
Thursday, October 23, 2008
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Monday, October 20, 2008
These are also for Inhabit Media. Inhabit Media is re-imagining the Inuit mythology to help preserve it for the Inuit peoples.
Posted by Vinod Rams at 11:43 PM
Friday, October 17, 2008
Glad to be a part of this blog. It's humbling and motivating all at once. I'll post some oldies just to get me started, but I'll try and get as many new creatures in here as possible. These are just some creatures I did for myself:
This is a concept I did for creatures I would like to use in one of my next illustrations.
Still not a 100% convinced by their legs and would still like to try other possibilities.
C&C very welcom.
It are some kinda vampire guardian dogs for rich evil man.
Very faithful to their masters but very, very difficult to dress it impresses a lot other living beings if you have one.
Being vampirelike creatures they're capable of smelling blood(even al warm inside your body)from far.
As most of vampirelike creatures, one of the ways to kill them is to pierce the heart with a wooden stick.(or was it a silfer one?)
That's why the central part of the body is so well protected.
These protections and the materials used to make them shows very well the financial health of his owner aswell as his importance.
Their legs are often used to open the victims thorax, so they can eat the heart directly.
They've got a funny, almost ridicilous way of moving around..very jumperly, almost kangaroo like.
Posted by Remko Troost at 5:03 PM
Posted by Remko Troost at 4:00 AM
Thursday, October 16, 2008
Here's the dino-bird design I was telling Mike Corriero about. This painting's purpose is twofold. First, it satisfied my desire to paint a blunt-headed reptile, which I've had ever since viewing this dragon design by Carlo Arellano: http://chainsawart.blogspot.com/2008/03/dragons-and-demons.html. Secondly, it gave me a chance to experiment with new textures and techniques. The textures on the cheek, snout, and legs are photo overlays, but the rest of the textures are hand painted. A reference image of a turkey was particularly informative for rendering the wattle and the feathers of the chest.
The Madagascan Cockatrice, first described by the Greek zoologist Gallinicus in 503 BCE, is a medium sized non-avian theropod. When standing in its usual semi-erect position, it measures about four feet in height, and is about forty pounds in weight. It is the largest predator on Madagascar, except for the Nile crocodile. A quick and intelligent predator, it feeds on anything it can catch. Madagascan Cockatrices are normally solitary, but come together to breed around late August every year. The showy males are more brightly colored than the females, but females grow 25% larger than their mates. Both males and females take part in the raising of young, but infant mortality is high nevertheless.
Because of poaching and habitat destruction, the numbers of the Madagascan Cockatrice are dwindling. Along with the steppe Ceratopsians of northern Eurasia and the marsh Hadrosaurs of Argentina, the half dozen or so species of Cockatrices are the only surviving non-avian dinosaurs. We must take action to save these relics of a lost age.
Posted by Moai at 1:35 PM
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
All fictional creations, none of these are actual dinosaurs or terror birds. Some of what I was doing here was mixing the idea of terror birds with the link to bipedal dinosaurs. Kind of filling in a small gap, and just playing around loosely with some ideas of dino-birds containing featherless vestigial wing-like limbs. Along with some fictional Biped Head/Busts of some Herbivore designs.
Posted by Mike Corriero at 12:31 PM
Monday, October 13, 2008
Looks like I'm in line for first posts. Davi invited me to be a part of this some time ago, but I took too long to post anything. This is a profile design drawing. I didn't intend to get caught up in the details of this, but I found myself having too much fun with it to stop. I'll see about putting this guy in action soon. I've been taking too long to get around to it, so I'll just post him as-is for now.
Posted by feeb at 4:33 PM
Sunday, October 12, 2008
Friday, October 10, 2008
Davi invited me to the blog. I'm super impressed with the stuff on here! So hopefully I can keep up... But I have a passion for creatures like the rest of you. So I'll try and post frequently!
This is for Inhabit Media. The Kukilialuit. (Have fun pronouncing that!) It's a Yeti type creature from Inuit Mythology. Inhabit Media is re-imagining the Inuit mythology to help preserve it for the Inuit peoples. It's a non-profit company from Canada.
Posted by Vinod Rams at 8:53 AM
Thursday, October 9, 2008
Sunday, October 5, 2008
Thursday, October 2, 2008
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
My name is Veronique Meignaud, aka Marmotte ; I'm french freelance artist. I’m a bit busy at the moment, so I’ll post old personal concepts, before doing some new stuff.
Good day for all !
Yos, a very old concept, 2006.
Posted by marmotte at 3:21 AM