The Colossus in my work is designed based on the theme of death. It is called Terminal Monster with three heads and four hands. The Terminal Monster Inhabits in a horrible place called Skeleton Valley. Within a houndred miles of which not even a blade of grass could grow and it was strewn with dead bodies. So horrible is the Valley that even the fiercest tiger dares not to step in. For thousands of years, the Terminal Monster strengthened its power by absorbing humanís yang-qi (In Taoism, it is the most important energy of human beings). Its three heads representing happiness, anger, sadness, thus it has three characters. With the third eye on ďangerĒ head, it can see through everthing in the world. So donít trouble its third eye, unless you want to get trouble. The Terminal Monster used to be the three-face boy guarding Free Life Pond in East Heaven. But for its moody and mercurial character and stealing lives from the Free Life Pond, the Jade Emperor in Heaven exiled it from Heaven down to the Earth. It later became a monster in the Skeleton Valley and did harm to human beings. It was getting stronger and one day it was even strong enough to jeopardize the Heaven. So the Jade Emperor in Heaven used an invocation to limit its movement temporarily. The huge yellow invocation on its body was made by the Jade Emperor in Heaven several thousand years ago. Despite of this invocation, it still, with its strong and wicked power, commits all sorts of wickedness on Earth. With the growing of its wicked power, the invocation will have no longer influence on it and this will sooner lead to an end of the Earth!
At last, I managed to finish it in time! I wish I'd gotten started on this one earlier than 5 days before deadline, but I managed to complete it inbetween work and life in general. This is something I could have worked on for at least 10 more hours, but I'd rather get some sleep now
I hope you enjoy this bearded Life Colossus; it was very fun to work on it, despite the stress during the last few hours
Medium: Photoshop CS5 Time spent: Uhm, maybe 30-40 hours I think Date: June 19, 2011
I spent many hours on this dude and it still doesn't look perfect at all xD I actually started this piece weeks ago, then I found out this awesome contest on DA about Outcast Odyssey and I resume it! I know I have any chance but this contest gave me the ispiration to finish this piece and that's a good thing
"The Draugrnaut" is a combination of the Norse "draugr" and "juggernaut". A colossal being comprised of a horde of restless souls encased in enormous plates of armour, the Draugrnaut is a merciless destructive force that seeks to claim souls to feed its undying hunger while gaining power for each soul devoured. Its main tools of destruction are its spectral blade and swarm of seeker souls. It is capable of transforming into a vast ghostly fog for travel and is both physical and ethereal.
My first contest submission ever on DeviantArt. Took me about two weeks to complete from the initial concept sketches to Photoshop painting and editing. Since I am fairly new to digital painting I felt that there were many times when I wanted to change or redo things, or meticulously paint until I get a desired result. However, time was running short and I had to just get this done no matter what.
Forest Titan - Life Colossus Made for the RIFT Create a Colossus Contest.
Still a little sketchy around the corners and probably a little too Warcraft 3 derivative but here is my entry. The overarching concept it that the titan lumbers around and creates an area of life energy influence from which springs other life rift creatures and poisonous flora. Enjoy.