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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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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
:glomp:

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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