Idols Bosses ConceptsteemCreated with Sketch.

in #art2 years ago

Sculpted this quite some time ago in 3D-Coat. It was supposed to be the first of a series of bosses, videogame bosses concepts, that I had in mind.

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I thought of boy/girl of around 17 years old, as main and playable character, who lived in a small village, very in sync with nature and spirits. Visually the world would feel like a mix of ancient cultures (I should develop artwork at some point in my life - hahaha). Perhaps in a coming of age rite-ceremony, in which he/she have to overcome certain predicaments in order to learn more about nature and spirits, naively unleash an ancient sealed evil. To defeat this evil he/she has to travel and get the aid of several spirits, guardians of nature, who kind of refuse to help him/her. Because of the refusal he/she has to fight them. These spirits were once persons that were tasked with protection, preservation of nature and balance, thus their souls were "trapped" in these special Idols:

c1.jpg These were my initial sketches for the idol bosses.

It's just a concept story I still have in my mind, but would be nice if at some point I'd partner with some writer to develop this. And a dev to make a game !!!

After the sketches I went and picked the upper right one:

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And sculpted it. Here is a gif of the sculpture -I think it was my first finished sculpture in 3D-Coat- :

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So I went and uploaded this works to opengameart dot org under cc0 (public domain equivalent) copyleft. Some day I received a message of a dev who wanted to use these sketches in a game, I said "of course they're cc0 so you can use it in any manner you want". But the sketches were super rough, so I cleaned them.

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The guardians-spirits-bosses:

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This one was the only one to had retained his human form, I was not sure if left it with or without mask. I thought this guy could had been a master melee fighter.

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This could fire some ancient lazer beam from that stone helmet it wears hahaha.

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Floating feline wielding big ass ancient machetes.

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Weird totem guy.

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This one was inspired by Nito - First Of The Dead.

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Weird guys. They're freak friends.

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This one could wield massive precious stone knuckles.

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I imagine the sword to be of freaking magma... or just incandescent rock

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Four floating fists.

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This one could be master of serpents.

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Little fella riding an ancient tech turtle :0.

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Reptile totem head -_-...

Funny thing is this dev commissioned me to make a few things for his game. Later, I made several others just for fun, also these idol bosses sketches ended up appearing as enemies in the game... and suddenly between the two of us a game was produced. I'll write about the game in the next post, hopefully someone get to play it and like it. Is a turn based action card game.

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Many thanks... wanted to participate in the contest of the 80's... great great contest !!!


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Thank ya. Missed ya.

Nice beard he has :D
And another bunch of cooly b/w thumbs! Like it very much :D

I put a mirror-like material in the beard, but didn't look nice :( Thanks mate