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"2005 - Tanau" by Kent Jensen

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The tanausian mega insect can reach a body wheight of 6 ton, they are massive herbivorous creatures that lives in herds which helps them protect themselves against the bigger predators of their homeworld. 

I designed it after a spider and the behind is inspired by a grashopper (didn't think it would turn out so elephant like)

20 Jun 2006:-) Anne Wipf
A grasshopper ? How did you obtain this result ? Very nice drawing, nevertheless.

:-) Kent Jensen replies: "well its only the behind/tail part2 thats more or less perfectly identical to some grashopper "tails" behinds, whatever its called hehe10. And about how I obtained this result, let me explain. First I saw a picture (closeup) of some giant spiders "face", which inspired me to try and make some giant insect monster, then while sketching I found reference material of other insects and one little grashopper had some nice details I fittet into the sketch especially its behind. SO after a while this creature emerged. and viola! A giant insect monster of coolness12.Anyway! im very glad you like it2 and thnx alot for your comment2."
2 Oct 200645 Dragonlover
it has 2 mouths! i would like 2 mouths because I'm always hungry...
28 Jan 200745 Graydon Hayes
Although normally large mammals have always been my favourite, lately giant insect-like creatures have captured my imagination. I love the way it has Half Claw-legs at the front obviously inspired by the grasshopper. Gret Picture!
18 Jul 201045 Graydon Hayes
On coming back for another look, I can just picture this roaming my home town in Arizona.
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'2005 - Tanau':
 • Created by: :-) Kent Jensen
 • Copyright: ©Kent Jensen. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Brute, Giant, Heavy, Insect, Tanau, Ton, Tough
 • Categories: Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters
 • Techniques: Computer Program, Mechanical/Technical Pencils
 • Submitted: 2006-06-19 16:22:59
 • Views: 6272
 • Resolution: 503x712

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