2D Artwork: Some of my designs for something...

Discussion in 'Transformers Fan Art' started by SPLIT LIP, Nov 4, 2011.

  1. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP AKA Beve Stuscemi

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    I've been sort of playing around with different ideas I've wanted to see in future TF series, and eventually got enough I started doing up my own designs. It just started as messing around but then I imagined the character directiosn I'd like to see, and wrote those down. Then I started writing stories about them. Now I've got all these character designs and bios laying around and figured I might start showing them around maybe.

    This is my Optimus. I originally thought "What if Animated Optimus was kind of an asshole?" And I ran with it, making him less heroic-looking, more blue-collar but not overt. Mostly in the chosie of alt mode. I'm not good at drawing trucks, cars, jets or any vehicle. So they're not gonna be too hot.

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    So, yeah. I have other designs I might toss up on here. Actually I have like eight. Hehe..
     

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  2. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    That's nice. What tools are you drawing them with?
     
  3. moreprimeland

    moreprimeland Optimus told me to do it! Moderator

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    Not bad at all SL :thumb  I really like his profile--Look! Optimus has a nose!! :D 

    Love the head and helmet, also the chest, great start..and you know how picky I am about Optimus :thumb 
     
  4. mrgalvaprime

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    the torso reminds me of Machine Was versionof Optimus Prime. Quite rare to find references to MW
     
  5. Josh

    Josh Comic Color-guy

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    nice!

    very machine wars-y :D 
     
  6. Murasame

    Murasame CHIMICHANGAS

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    Oh cool, Ultra Magnus :) 
     
  7. Deadsled

    Deadsled Energon Recovery

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    seconded! Really like your head design!
     
  8. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP AKA Beve Stuscemi

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    Thanks, man. I don't have many drawing programs. I use Macromedia flash.

    Thanks. Yeah, I took cues from Machine Wars for a few designs. His head is modeled sort of after the MW design, too.

    I don't get it. He doesn't look like Ultra Magnus.

    Thanks! Glad I could impress!
     
  9. Mechafire

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    I dig it.
     
  10. Big Hache

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    Nice work. I like the idea of Optimus as a tractor tow truck.
     
  11. Noise Maker

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    That's cool. Would definitely like to see your other designs!
     
  12. Ra88

    Ra88 Dutchman!

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    That's a really cool design. You can tell who it's supposed to be, but at the same time it's it own entity, with a personality that comes through very clearly. That, and it is really just very aesthetically pleasing. I'd love to see what else you've done.
     
  13. Murasame

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    To me it looks like Ultra Magnus from his design and colors. And I like him as such! ;) 
     
  14. Rayzilla Prime

    Rayzilla Prime I RIP ALL MY RAZE!

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    For some reason, it feels like it could make a decent Ultra Magnus design. One thing's for sure, I definitely wanted to see that truck as movieverse Ultra Magnus (only white and/or light blue, of course).

    But don't get me wrong, I like it. It's a nice refreshing concept for Optimus. If he was ever a bit of an ass (like you said), this design captured that. :) 
     
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    chest design really screams RID Ironhide at me.
     
  16. MythofBlackout

    MythofBlackout TF Fan Artist

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    Awesome. I really like this direction for Optimus. I'm getting a very Animated Sentinel Prime vibe. Based on your description and his design I can imagine him starting out as a jerk and growing into a wise, respected leader over the course of the series. Not sure if that was your specific intended direction but the design definitely conveys that personality.

    Can't wait to see the rest.
     
  17. TedimusPrime

    TedimusPrime Part Time Toy Designer

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    I'm really excited by your interpretation of this design! loving it! show us more!
     
  18. mrgalvaprime

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    You should try and digibash into Thunderclash. That would be awesome :thumb 
     
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    It's really nice to see a different interpretation for OPtimus, but I can't pull away from the Peterbuilt truck.
     
  20. MechaV

    MechaV Not as bad as you think.

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    Keep 'em coming, Prime looks great.
     

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