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Legacy mech sketch

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A level 1 sketch commissioned by a fan of the Battletech Legacy mech.
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Frankenfur's avatar
This will always be my #5 favorite mech, #1 Summoner, #2 catapolt, #3 novacat, #4 Mauler
ROBOfan132's avatar
nice job again keep up the great works
Atlasfield's avatar
Is this a Razorback? Looks cool, and more if is in freehand. :)
Stargazzer811's avatar
Nope, this is a Legacy, a Word of Blake assault battlemech.
Atlasfield's avatar
(._____.)

Wow! 3 years later my comment has been answered by somebody...

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Thank you I really apreciate it. :XD:
Stargazzer811's avatar
Yeah, you've been waitin a long time for that huh, well wait no longer! Congrats Mechwarrior! :happybounce: I am a dummy! ;) (Wink)  You are most welcome:D (Big Grin) 
Atlasfield's avatar
It was a long wait. :XD:

Thank you, child of Kerensky for support the cause of the clans. :meow:
Stargazzer811's avatar
You are welcome brother, courtesy of Clan Nova Cat.
EvilCleric's avatar
I want to like the Legacy as it is a very cool-looking mech, but it always hits one of my pet peeves about battle mech design: Cockpit size. Don't ask me why, but the larger the cockpit windows as well as the location of it tends to drive me up the wall. I mean I know that battle mechs are powered solely by the Rule of Cool, but I like to have some level of practicality in them. Something like the Awesome where the view slot is this tiny little thing is what I like.

Ok, rant/tangent over. Overall this looks pretty nice so good job mate.
Frankenfur's avatar
larger the cockpit usually means, not always but usally means smaller mech size
mfbot's avatar
loving this style! if I can ask: how much of it is freehanded? I know in the past you've mentioned using templates for ellipses, so if you have a recommendation in general for that Id love to hear :)
Mecha-Zone's avatar
This is all freehand. I don't bother taking the time to use templates on my sketches. I do have several ellipse templates. One general purpose template with lots of angles on one sheet, and then a whole pack of different angles, each on a different sheet but with more size variations. I also have circle templates of all sizes and the regular arsenal of rulers. I don't use french curves.
mfbot's avatar
Thanks a ton! :D no specific brand then, just a consensus of 'variety is good'? though come to think of it, it's hard for me to imagine how any brand could 'mess up' at pieces of plastic with holes in them.

wow, I'm boggling at your ability to draw clean curves now. I'll have to practice!
Mecha-Zone's avatar
the only difference is that some templates are beveled for easier inking. Not many though and certainly none of mine.
mfbot's avatar
wasn't sure what beveling meant, but looked it up. is that where instead of a sharp edge, it slopes inward around the template 'stencil'? would make sense. thanks again.
Mecha-Zone's avatar
yeah, that's pretty much it.
cerebraleye's avatar
great work as usual man!
Varezart's avatar
Nice!! I always liked the design
The-Colonel-382's avatar
Love how the Auto Cannons look. :)
Koenken's avatar
Another great mech sketch. I like the sense of motion.
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