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Vanity of vanities;all is vanity
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  • May 23, 2000
  • Argentina
  • Deviant for 3 years
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My Bio

I was known a long time ago as Darth Avathar, but a betrayal took me away from the roads of the Dark Side, and, after many epics, I became the DaiShogun of the Land of the Rising Sun.

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Favourite Visual Artist
John Howe, Alan Lee, Pablo Picasso, Diego Velazquez, Leonardo DaVinci, Albrecht Dürer, Augusto Ferrer-Dalmau, Frank Frazetta, Angus McBride
Favourite Movies
The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Star Wars (Original Trilogy and prequels), Conan the Barbarian (1982), Seven Samurai, The Last Samurai
Favourite TV Shows
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, Star Wars The Clone Wars, Avatar: The Last Airbender
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Led Zeppelin, Queen, The Beatles, Iron Maiden, Sabaton, Black Sabbath
Favourite Books
The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin, The Song of Albion Trilogy, The Ingenious Nobleman Sir Quixote of La Mancha, The Captain Alatriste, Memory, Sorrow and Thorn Saga
Favourite Writers
Tolkien, Tad Williams, Julio Cortazar
Favourite Games
Castlevania, Final Fantasy, Katawa Shoujo, Mount and Blade, Chrono Trigger, Assassin's Creed Saga
Favourite Gaming Platform
Tools of the Trade
Graphic tablet, pencils, pens
Other Interests
Aikido, Iaido, Kenjutsu, Medieval fencing, historical arms and armor, Japanese and european culture, bagpipe music.

Helmets for long ears. A challenge in design.

Helmets for long ears. A challenge in design.

One thing that really surprises me in the comunity of fantasy artists is the lack of funtional helmets for anthro/half-animal characters with long ears, like rabbits or hares. I mean, there are a lot of designs of helmets for characters like these, but they have a big fatal flaw. Image made by the user Jotaku All of these helmets have two enormous holes for the ears, wich will cause some big problems. Problem one: The most obvious. The ears are really exposed and are an easy target to attack with a weapon. Even if it's not a fatal wound it would be a lot of pain for the person, and maybe blood in his/her face. That will be a distraction that the oponent will exploit. Also, the ears are vulerable to beign grab by the oponent. Problem two: The top of the head has virtualy no glancing surface, or the glancing surface redirects the attack to the ears. The metal between the ears is too narrow in the FFXIV examples, so all the force of the blow will go down to the neck, or, if the
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Redesigning Simon Belmont

Redesigning Simon Belmont

Simon Belmont is THE protagonist of the classic Castlevania games. Appears in a lot of games, wich 99% of them are remakes of the first game... but anyways, he always had this sort of barbarian look, for some reason, except in one case. Lets take a look at all the designs of Simon (no, I will not put an image of the awful version of Simon in the cartoon "Captain N"). The original barbarian Simon: This is the original Simon, which we can see in the covers of Castlevania and Super Castlevania 4, and is basically Conan the Barbarian. Oh, and the cover of the first game is based on an ilustration made by Frank Frazzeta called "The Norseman". T

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