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Jaeger - ALAS

By derylbraun
Location - Frankfurt/Main

Various elements are inspired by an eagle. The animal of the city. Chest resembles the form of an eagles head, hands got some clawlike feeling to them, legs have the same curvature like the ones of an eagle, face and neck have a similar gesture line like the head of an eagle. Tried to use triangle like shapes as much as possible for the same porpuse aswell. the lower part of the chest piece slides up when kneeling or leaning forward ;). The shield on the lower left arm should have a loose feeling of a wing or better said its feathers but also should have a more massive feeling to it then a wing. An extra arm is attached that holds the close combat weapons (spear and sword) and moves around in combat. The spear can be shot by the third arm. The sword unfolds after drawing. Projectile waepons are hidden in the shoulder pads, forearms and chest.

Alas is latin for Wing, which also plays with the eagle theme.

Also used the city emblem animal for the Logodesign. Left side shows the original emblem of the city Frankfurt. The right side has a skull on top, not only that you can´t go wrong with skulls but the chosen part also mirrors the form of the left side, and a shield underneath to also mirror the form. Placed it on the shoulder too.
069 is the city dial of Frankfurt.

The Jaeger is standing in the Main, the river crossing the city. The boat is just for scale ;P. The skyline is placed between his legs and is framed like that in order to give it a focus besides the Jaeger. I chose to show the jaeger as prominent and big as possible. I also chose a wide format for the picture to have a bigger and detail focused presentation when looked at the picture. Well at least that goes for monitors.

Enjoy and best of luck to everybody in the contest.
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rafaelbranco's avatar
I really was rooting for your work, anyway I will continue to follow your work, it is inspiring, congratulations!
derylbraun's avatar
Hey thanks Rafael. Feel yourself as welcome. ^^
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GreyXpPanda's avatar
Congratulations on getting into semi finals ^^ Love this piece
derylbraun's avatar
Hey, Thanks Panda!
SongjoArts's avatar
Very magnificent values! Is it drawn in 3-point perspective?
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derylbraun's avatar
THanks! To answer your question - Nob, it´s a two point perspective but if you push both vanishing points closer together it will has a similar effect than a 3 or 4 point perspective.
SongjoArts's avatar
Ahh I see. The angle kind of made an illusion since it's looking mostly upward at the Jaeger. But if the vanishing points were further then that makes sense. Very cool!
derylbraun's avatar
Cool to read that. Its´funny and great to get to know how others see your images. ^^Thx
PWubb's avatar
congrats on making it to the semi-finals
derylbraun's avatar
Big thanks to you!
aandre311's avatar
Congratz Deryl
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ChaosJaeger's avatar
Congrats dude on the Semi Finalist spot! I'm so glad that this got this far.
derylbraun's avatar
Hey thanks a lot! I´m glad too and happy.
ChaosJaeger's avatar
Yeah, I was looking at this piece of art for a long time and was like 'this better fucking make it to the semifinals'

so glad
derylbraun's avatar
That´s very nice. Flattering would be least to say! THX!
ChaosJaeger's avatar
Like, how much time did yo spend on this? So many details
derylbraun's avatar
I can´t tell since i had to jump of and on to it but i know that i started at the 29 th of mai.
ChaosJaeger's avatar
Yeah, I see. I'm gonna watch you forgot to do that.

Just love your work. I dunno, its inspiring and lovely to look at at the same time.
derylbraun's avatar
You´re more than welcome. Thanks, i´m glad to hear that you like
my pieces like that.
artoftas's avatar
This is am besten! Congrat!
derylbraun's avatar
Vielen Thanks!!! XD
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