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Jellybots. by nicholaskole Jellybots. by nicholaskole
So: I have this idea...
:) I really should be working on other things, but I just got a new Cintiq for use at home, and this idea I've been sitting on for months (maybe even years?) wanted doodling.

It's few sketches, so I can put this out there and come back later...maybe even do a short comic or something.

It's kind of a..Herge/Tintin-meets-Ipods-if-robots-were-made-of-jelly thing. You know the type.

Enjoy!

As always, more info and unrelated doodles on my blog! [link]
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:icondarkpollux:
DARKPOLLUX Featured By Owner May 2, 2014   Digital Artist
This looks like something really cool, on a comic or a TV show, you should develop a story around these characters
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SeltzerWaterfalls Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Saw this on behance as well. Amazing job on the colors, and how cleanly you nailed every detail of this piece. Very cool stuff!
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PaperAnomaly Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Brilliant concepts and great character designs
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:iconnicholaskole:
nicholaskole Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! Maybe more from this soonish...
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:iconsynaesthetic1:
Synaesthetic1 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012
i like this actually...
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:iconnicholaskole:
nicholaskole Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
haha...'actually' :p thanks!
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:iconcarlpearce:
CarlPearce Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012  Professional
These are a brilliant concept. Very nice indeed. You should take it further. Maybe develop a pitch for a cartoon or toy range.
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:iconlambina:
Lambina Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2011  Professional Interface Designer
This is FRIKKEN AWESUM!!! I would not only read, but I would BUY this!!! Fantastic and fresh!!!
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:iconryudan:
RyuDan Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2011
soooooo good man, loving it
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:iconcaraphae:
Caraphae Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This is brilliant! It would look amazing animated, and the toys would be so great...will there at least be a comic? <:D
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:iconnicholaskole:
nicholaskole Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
hahahaha...time will tell? :)
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:iconweremole:
weremole Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2011   Digital Artist
Sweet. Lovely colors. The moodlighting on the headshot is great.

Keep at it!
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:iconjuanbauty:
juanbauty Featured By Owner May 29, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome concept!
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whamslam3 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2011
i rly think u got something here man keep it up its a great idea!
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:icon123prova123:
123prova123 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2011  Professional General Artist
wow è bellissimo, i colori, lo stile, tutto di questo disegno è fantastico, complimenti!!!
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:iconliamsharp:
LiamSharp Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2011  Professional General Artist
Lovely work! L.
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:iconguillegarcia:
guillegarcia Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
ooohohoho got it, so the guy is handling the jelly-thing-bot.
That's a very fresh drawing and colors, you have to be proud of yourself with this one (even if it was a simple concept).
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:iconchainroundmyneck:
Chainroundmyneck Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Really cool concept!
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:icongreipur:
Greipur Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2010
Interesting idea!
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:iconaedifico:
aedifico Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
They're so much fun! If you ever do a comic or anything with these I want to see it! :D
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:iconmarshallplex:
MarshallPlex Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Such a cool idea man!
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:iconwulfae:
wulfae Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2010
Cool concept, and I really love the colours and the style!
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:iconfunnybumps:
Funnybumps Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010
Brilliant concept !
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:iconrocky-o:
Rocky-O Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
I fckin' LOOOOVE the colors here. Great color sense you have!!! :heart:
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:iconcat-monster:
cat-monster Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2010
I love the concept. If something like this existed, I would totally want to be in one.
The colors are really nice also. c:
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:icongouacheman:
Gouacheman Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2010  Professional Filmographer
Love the closeup, you really get the concept across well. I would love to see that animated in Maya to get the textures correct.
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:iconparis-smiles:
paris-smiles Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2010
fun stuff!
yay for homarusrex coming up in my deviantwatch!
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:icongeniusbee:
GeniusBee Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Awesome idea!!!
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:iconalexandrabye:
AlexandraBye Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
wonderful concept and colors
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:icontinybuzzingbee:
tinybuzzingBee Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010
I love the colors!! this is great!!! very creative =) nice work!
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:iconmlauritano:
mlauritano Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010  Professional General Artist
Ha, sounds to me like an excuse for you to make loads of digital paintings with awesomely rendered glowing jelly, but the general concept sounds pretty now-ish and has a marketable non-gender specific combo of cuteness and weirdness, like a more colorful Tron in jelly for a potentially broader age range audience. And as far as I'm concerned, anything inspired by Tintin has something very right with it.
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nicholaskole Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Well...heheh...yeah. You've got me. I want to draw jelly and design wobbly suits. That, and I wanted to use bubble fonts :)
And as for the Tron thing...yeah: once I saw the designs for the new film I knew I'd have to commit myself to paper quickly, or I'd miss the boat completely! Really, in a way, I'm almost just thinking that I'd like to make toys :p
We'll see if it goes anywhere...I don't really have a story...just a mood and a strong desire to draw jelly.
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:iconmlauritano:
mlauritano Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010  Professional General Artist
Well, you do jelly quite well! So, indulge, I say!
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:iconnicholaskole:
nicholaskole Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
heheh...do we do anything else?
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:iconbatwynn:
Batwynn Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010  Student Digital Artist
hee hee This is cool. :3 the colors are perfect.





Cintiq!!!!:orange:
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:iconbluelobster1979:
BlueLobster1979 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010
Um... that's BRILLIANT!!! I love the organic fluidity of the gel over the traditional hard robot aesthetic of wires and gears any day!
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:iconprincesse-de-la-lune:
I kinda like that concept :D

and the word ,jellybots is just too nice not to use ^________^
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:iconblueberserker:
BlueBerserker Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
I absolutely love this idea.
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:iconpatronustrip:
patronustrip Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010  Professional Filmographer
THAT'S AMAZING!!!
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:iconnoriz:
NoRiz Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010  Student General Artist
Love the color schemes!
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:iconcrillecrona:
crillecrona Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I want one of these!

really like the idea :D
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:iconranroona:
ranroona Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
nice work ... i love the colors :D
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smokewithoutmirrors Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010  Professional General Artist
These look fascinating. :D My only concern would be how on earth one breathes in one of these things. Still, if you did make a comic out of it, I'd read it in a heartbeat.

Also - congrats on the Cintiq! I've had mine for years and am absolutely in love with it - even if it's giving me some trouble now (I don't think my graphics card gets along with it very well at the moment) - and it makes digital art so much easier.
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neosuicune Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2010
Awesomesauce! I wants one in purple! This would be most the most awesome comic or movie concept!
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samuraiturnip Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2010
I love this concept! If robots were made out of jelly, they could be produced everywhere, even when all Earth's metal has been used to make toaster ovens. Also, the color schemes match my favorit flavors of gummy worms.
I think I want one for Christmas.
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:iconmischiefofrats:
MischiefofRats Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
This is the coolest thing I've seen today. Bravo, sir.
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:iconjenniferhom:
jenniferhom Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
this makes me giggle
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:iconlauralithia:
Lauralithia Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
Very cool :)
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:icontomschmitt:
TomSchmitt Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2010
gumby totally had a guy inside him
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:iconsue119:
sue119 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2010  Professional Artist
I pray that this becomes a comic series :D The character design's great and the concept's really interesting, bursting with the potential to be a full fledged comic series!
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