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Yuuzhan Vong by jeddibub Yuuzhan Vong by jeddibub
My interpretation of the Yuuzhan Vong, a warrior species that utilises organic technology in everything from their huge worldships to personal armour. Their philosophical beliefs are centred around self mutilation and sacrifice to appease their gods. This race features in the New Jedi Order of Star Wars books, and were the highlight of a series that was pretty ordinary in places in my opinion. I mean it killed off half of my favourite characters, which was bound to annoy me and the angst level was a little high.

I really wanted to focus on his sense of superiority, that his actions are compelled and guided by a higher force. Almost that he has attained a divinity in his mutilated form.

Yuuzhan Vong (c) Lucasfilm Ltd.
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CDS-03 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
Wow! Crazy awesome!
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kryz-flavored Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2008
so perdy...seriously, thoughh, it's beautiful. captured the essence rather nicely.
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Great-5 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
The mighty Yuuzhan Vong gets many faves, but why so much less than pictures of Sasuke and Naruto making out? WHY?! It's just not fair.
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brisgnir Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2007
looks sorta orc-y :D
Aaaahhh, vong. could you get any cooler?
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szaniek-the-bubble Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2007
the greatest yuuzhan i'd ever seen. it's great, really, really great.

scary and dark... i needed this in yuuzhan vong.

fav.
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kecen Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2007
I like to think Yuuzhan Vong think of themselves as the Star Wars equivelant to fairies....or elves. Niiiice what is that jutting from the pelvic region?
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jeddibub Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2007
Definitely organic with the connection to living material, like the elves in a way but more blatant. I think it's a protective armour bit, extending from that belt of armour there. If I'd finished the pic there probably would have been a bit of a skirt to protect the thighs and whatnot. :)
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erin5000 Featured By Owner May 26, 2006
woaw scary.
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Hades-Sunrider Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2006
your vong pictures are absolutely stunning!! you really capture what theyre all about. I love the 'organic' look. :)
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ALoversTryst Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2005
So...is wicked in your vocabulary?? Cause it's in mine. And it's currently being used. Absolutely love it
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jeddibub Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2005
*blushes* Thanks for the kind words! :D I really do appreciate you having a look and taking the time to comment!
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SilSolo Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2005
Wonderful, you should join the Yuuzhan Vong yahoogroup that fanficcers created.
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David-Holland Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2005
i think this guy just needs a hug^^; i didn't get a proper chance to look round your gallery, this is my favouriteso i give it a :+fav:
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jeddibub Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2005
It's either a hug or brains to chow down on...take your choice! :D Thanks for the fave man, I'd fave your work but then I'd have to do the whole gallery. ;P
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David-Holland Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2005
We'll try both and see which one works, there's only a 50:50 chance we'll die but hey i'm willing if your willing!!!:D
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MICKMAC Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2005  Student Filmographer
Thanks for checkin out my gallery:) so you use a mixture of digital and traditional, cool, its a great effect:D
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MICKMAC Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2005  Student Filmographer
No problemo, do you use traditional or digital techniques? its a great effect
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jeddibub Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2005
I drew the lineart up with mechanical pencil, scanned it then coloured it with Photoshop CS. I put it in the digital section because the digital took more time. :)

Oh and your gallery is awesome! Nice style.
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MICKMAC Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2005  Student Filmographer
Great work!! you have great drawing style this character rocks!!!!!
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jeddibub Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2005
Thanks for the compliment and for taking the time to look! :D
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magikimi Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2005
Bleh. I can't find ANY books whatsoever with Anakin Solo and Ben Skywalker and stuff in them! Damn me being in New Zealand. We're isolated from the rest of the world. Literally. Anyhow, great stuff! *runs away and looks frantically around for a Starwars book*

*must.. find... starwars book...*
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jeddibub Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2005
Hey neighbour! ;P Don't worry, being in Australia is isolated too so I simpathise with you there. Being surrounded by oceans isn't as fun as they made it out to be. :D

*throws a crap NJO book at you* Some of them make for better kitty litter liners than novels but eh...
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magikimi Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2005
Argh! *runs away*

*gets hit by book, anyway*

Hey, that rhymes... Ah, anyway. Yay for Australasia!
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ludd1te Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
NIce capture of the concept - really liked the series concept, though I'll agree with you that individual books and strands didn't live up to their potential - nice to know I'm not the only one digs these guys :)
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Ophiaguin Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2005   Traditional Artist
:heart: I love him.

O.O You are the mastah of details, Core! And the manliness!

:3 And I reckon you got the expression just right. I may not be an expert ... =/ But I have eyes with which to see. ^__^ And my eyes say it's right!
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jeddibub Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2005
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Thanks miss phi! I was concentrating way more on the expression here so I'm happy you commented! :D And who says you need to be an expert to know what you like? The best crits come from honesty and I thank you! :)
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Ophiaguin Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2005   Traditional Artist
x3 Hurrah!

:cling:
I miss teh Core!
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Sasust Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2005  Professional General Artist
Beautiful work, as always ^^ it looks very traditional, i couldn't believe it when i saw it under digital
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chutkat Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2005  Professional Artist
That's really awsome! I love this!
I'm not a Starwars follower but this is great!
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ShawnLeroy Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
MUST... HAVE... YOUR TALENT!

The detail is absolutely FANTASTIC. O_O
It's not fair... I SHOULD BE THIS GOOD. I am ten times more creative than you or that guy over there who keeps stealing my ideas and giving them to George Lucas. DAMN IT. *snarls*

How did that back ground come out so arcaic looking? What sort of parchment are you using? Maybe it's just an effect of PS..? I adore the smearing. It makes this look so freaking smooth. And according to recent poles, smooth is good.
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jeddibub Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2005
Yeah I did go a little overboard with the details didn't I? ;P Don't you know Mr Lucas and Mr Gates have chips in our brains which steal every original idea we have? Dirty buggers, but this is my way of rebelling damn it! I'll draw that copyrighted character the way I want it! :D

The background is a mixture of techniques. I aged some paper by hand with tea, crumpling and general jumping up and down on. Then scanned it at high-res and isolated sections then smoothed with photoshop.
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ShawnLeroy Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
Wow. You sure take your work seriously. I salute you!

(Me? I'm more of an "Idea/Concept" kind of guy than an artist...)
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rileylaroux Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
Ew gross.

I LOVE HIM. I've never read the book but this is awsome.
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