2D Artwork: Sari The Transformer??

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  1. samtastic

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    Hey guys,

    I'm a big fan of Transformers animated. My biggest interest in the show is the visual style. After watching the last episode, one idea started knocking around in my head. We all know Sari is bionic is some way. I decided to take it one step further and figure out if she was an actual transformer. All spark fragments, magic key, bla bla bla. They could make it work somehow. And it might make her character more endearing to fans who tire of the show's human characters.

    This is my first attempt. It's a bit rough, and needs a bit more appeal -- but hopefully you get the concept. I took the default Sari pose and drew a robotic skeleton hidden beneath her head, body, and hair. At first I kept the exact shape contained within her human silhouette. Then, when I tried to create the vehicle she transformed into, I realized she needed a bit more bulk. I mean -- she's all head with a stick body. The only vehicle she could turn into would be a daddy long-legs spider and that would suck. So... I added fenders with wheels as shoulders and a skirt similar to Elita and Arcee - which kind of mimicked her human-mode skirt.

    I theorize the extra robot bulk could pop out from her skeleton when she initiates robot mode. So, all this time she's been like a G1 pretender and didn't know it.

    Anyway, this was one of those ideas that wouldn't get out of my head unless I painted it, so here you go. Any thoughts or feedback would be fun for me to read. To me, this is a plausible possibility for the show and it was fun to draw. And of course, I'm interested to see what they actually do in the spring...

    Thanks,

    ~Samtastic

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    That rocks! I'm digging the pigtails in Sarimobile mode!
     
  3. defstar

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    LOL...I was going to say the same...Those pigtails are pure win...:) 
     
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    That face creeps me the fuck out.
     
  5. samtastic

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    Which one? :D 
     
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    thats pretty creative. nice work
     
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    Cute~! My only criticism is that she looks like she's hunching over a bit in robo-mode, but I understand why with your keeping-true-to-original-poseness.

    On that note, I'd love to see her in other poses! :D 
     
  9. samtastic

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    Thanks everybody for the feedback.

    Yeah, I might want to try a new pose or two and do some alternate faces/color ideas. Don't have too much time these days, but maybe I'll give it a shot... It would also be cool to throw her vehicle mode next to Bumblebee and Prime for scale comparision -- she would be so tiny. A true minibot. Could she be an autobot spy?
     
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    Very good!!!
     
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    Very nice! I ditto re-pigtails! I'd buy one!
     
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    Awesome!
     
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    Thanks everybody!
     
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    I am really digging this!:thumbs2: 
     
  15. samtastic

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    Cool. Love your sig, BTW. :bowdown: 
     
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    Aww, it's cute!
     
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    The design works for Sari. :D 
     
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    That is amazing!
    I really like the way the wheels are actually used on top of her feet, never seen that before...very creative!
    I would so buy this toy...
    Looks great!
     
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    Ah great to know I'm not the only one.. :/
     
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    Well it is Halloween, so getting creeped out's okay, right? :drunk 

    I may rework Sari's face to make less creepy. Play around with proportions and make the eyes less blendy, like the actual show...
     

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