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The Giant by Abiogenisis The Giant by Abiogenisis
Working on two characters for the Birrin book!

Both species, related through evolution, share a complex and sometimes bloody history. The more technological (and smaller) birrin dominate the planet, while the giants, somewhere in intelligence between parrot and human, have managed to survive in spite of birrin industrialisation.

In a few places the two peoples have found ways to live together.
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rr27075nn Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2018
I bet this is you Alex i0.wp.com/media.boingboing.net…
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Abiogenisis Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
rr27075nn, catchy name dipshit :P
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rr27075nn Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2018
And thanks xD
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rr27075nn Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2018
Why are you offended by facts?
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chernyshov Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2018  Professional General Artist
Как картинка из Дюны. Очень здорово! 
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Abiogenisis Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :D
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PortentosaMan Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2018  Student Traditional Artist
Your birrins is so alien in contrast to the common humanoid aliens. Its awesome you have made such a non-humanoid alien thats not cliche! Keep up the good work! Double Thumbs Up Emoticon 
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Abiogenisis Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! Glad you like em :)
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homer1960 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018
Incredible
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Abiogenisis Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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KaribuXY Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2018
Looking at this artwork and reading the description makes me wonder if there is somewhat of a sub species of the birrin living in chirrah. Like similar to humans and lets say gorilla's or monkeys in general. In our history social bonds and the inteligence have proven more worthy than a strong body. But maybe on Chirrah the so called 'apes' have maintained a smiliar inteligence to the normal birrin with only a small difference in comparison.
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Abiogenisis Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Most of the close birrin relatives were made extinct during the Fall war and ecological collapse sadly
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TFaulArt Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2018
Incredible work!
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Abiogenisis Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
thanks :)
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hjcamacho Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2018
so basically the giants are the birrin equivalent of neanderthals 
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cweidner Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Incredible!
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Abiogenisis Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
thanks!
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BioInseperable Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2018  Hobbyist Filmographer
Do the Birrin have a language? If so, is it possible for their language to translate to English? Also, I'm guessing that the Giant and the Birrin share an ancestor like humans and apes. I really like your designs and as a sucker for realistic aliens, you're one of my favorite artists!
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Abiogenisis Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
They have lots of languages!
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BioInseperable Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2018  Hobbyist Filmographer
cool!
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Imdraproc Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2018
Nice and cool alien life forms. The shapes of their heads are nie and distinct and so, all the more memorable. 
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Abiogenisis Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
thanks :)
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deviantsock Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2018  Student Digital Artist
What is the name of the star planet Chriirah orbits?
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Abiogenisis Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
No name yet!
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O-necromante-caolho Featured By Owner May 31, 2018
Wow, I'm a big fan of your work, Abiogenisis. Cant wait to see this book! I hope you can ship to Brazil, hahaha
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Abiogenisis Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
I hope I can ship it anywhere on Earth :P
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SpaceInquiries Featured By Owner May 25, 2018
Was watching a video on the other Homo species that lived on Earth with us and remembered this. No species evolves alone!
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regor30 Featured By Owner May 24, 2018
The Giants look like they evolved along the same line as the Predator Head-shot you did a while back.  Are they in the same family as the Predator Head-shot or was it the initial design for the Giants?
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Abiogenisis Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
That was indeed an early Giant design
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VeyChurim Featured By Owner May 24, 2018
Excellent work!
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IThinkOfaNameLater Featured By Owner May 22, 2018
How big are the birrin?  And how big are the giants
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Nanovore Featured By Owner Edited May 26, 2018
I asked that here Look in the comments.
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IThinkOfaNameLater Featured By Owner May 27, 2018
Link didn't work for some reason. Just tell Ma!
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Nanovore Featured By Owner Edited May 27, 2018
About the size of a deer.

or just go to the Birrin doing EVA and look in the comments 
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IThinkOfaNameLater Featured By Owner May 28, 2018
Oh nice.
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Nanovore Featured By Owner May 29, 2018
And that big one is BIG.
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IThinkOfaNameLater Featured By Owner May 30, 2018
Yeah I guessed.
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Nanovore Featured By Owner May 30, 2018
So 3 or 4 meters tall you think?
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deviantsock Featured By Owner May 22, 2018  Student Digital Artist
I've created a Birrin tapletop game set on Chriirah before the environment collapse. If you'd like to play join the discord and your name will be added to the wait-list: discord.gg/H6cHn72
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Tzryylon5 Featured By Owner May 20, 2018
Giant: YOU, LITTLE YOUNGLING! WHERE YOU GO? HERD GO THIS WAY.
Birrin: (under breath) You're f*cking kidding me, these colors worked - (louder) ME SORRY, ME LOST WAY.
Giant: IT OKAY. YOU COME WITH ME, ME KEEP YOU SAFE. BIRRIN NO HURT YOU HERE.
Birrin: Uh - WHY BIRRIN HURT ME? AM YOUNGLING.
Giant: BIRRIN MAKE METAL THINGS. HURT COME FROM BIRRIN. THEY NO MEAN IT, BUT IT HAPPEN.
Birrin: Aww - MAYBE IF ME BE FRIENDS WITH BIRRIN, THE HURT ALL STOP?
Giant: ME NO THINK IT THAT EASY. BIRRIN CULTURE AND SOCIOPOLITICAL CLIMATE IS AFFECTED BY PHASE OF RAPID TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT.
Birrin: Wait - f*cking what?!
Giant: ME KNOW IT HARD TO UNDERSTAND, YOUNGLING. JUST COME WITH ME AND YOU BE SAFE.
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jricht Featured By Owner May 23, 2018
Ha!
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Veratai Featured By Owner May 21, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
lol.. this has amused me more than it should have :XD:
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Nanovore Featured By Owner Edited May 20, 2018
Well I most certainly should be looking at your Deniantart gallery more often. I also set missed that you put this here.

AI am SO excited to see what else comes. Dis big Boi is gona be cool.

Got a name yet for the species and the character?
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EbonCreator Featured By Owner May 19, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this! Your Birrin world is one of my inspirations for my planet called Turion.
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JK-17 Featured By Owner May 17, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
This is very unique!
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wetdryvac Featured By Owner May 17, 2018
My goodness, that came out well.
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Cyansky95 Featured By Owner May 16, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Really nice composition and colors, and interesting concept!
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deviantsock Featured By Owner May 15, 2018  Student Digital Artist
Could a Birin and a Giant....you know....reproduce? The Sapiens and Neanderthals of Earth crossbred, though there was considerably less of a size difference between the two species.
Do they belong to the same genus? family? order? Just how closely are they related to each other?
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TedShatner10 Featured By Owner May 13, 2018
I can imagine the Giants, though likely shy and relatively docile, be domesticated into being bred for war in pre-industrial times.
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