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CM Birdbrain Hoskins

"Bod mod portrait" by CM Birdbrain Hoskins

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Ayup, another troll. Another Shadowrun troll, even. Whatever; most people are tired of all this same subject matter, but apparently my muse is not!

Did some character concepting the other day; wanted to make a tough street samurai sort of dude that had lots of body modification. Lots of nanotats and neat piercings. Lots of fun too. He's Scottish, which makes him even more awesome.

I've determined that from now on, to the best of my ability I'm going to try to make an effort to draw every day. Doesn't have to be a complete picture every time, but every picture should have me practicing something I'm weak at, or something I have an aversion to.

Take this for example: I used pencils I usually hate (my Prismacolors), and use nothing but those pencils. No mixed media like I'm used to doing (so no markers and no ink of any kind). I also used no references. Coloring faces is especially hard for me, so that was another part of the challenge. Came out fairly well, considering.

I think I might do a series of these portraits featuring all kinds of body modification. Opinions, anybody?

Pity the scanner hates Prismacolor pencils though. Been thinking of this guy's alias as Lochaber "Grinning Axe" and make him a character sheet.

21 Dec 2010:-) Anne schreurs
cool its a nice artwork
14 Apr 2014:-) Arthur Kronecker
Looks like this was a good practice. Would be great to see this in real life, considering pencil work looks much better on paper than scanned (I know how it butchered some of my work). Also, at first I thought this was "BAD Mod portrait" lol. I always imagine mods here to look something like this.
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'Bod mod portrait':
 • Created by: :-) CM Birdbrain Hoskins
 • Copyright: ©CM Birdbrain Hoskins. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Body, Celtic, Cyberpunk, Cyberware, Fiction, Horns, Irish, Metatype, Modification, Piercings, Portrait, Prismacolor, Roleplaying, Science, Scottish, Shadowrun, Sideburns, Tats, Tattoos, Traditional, Trog, Troll, Welsh
 • Categories: Head or Facial Study, Man, Men, Orc, Goblins, Trolls, Trollocs..., Techno, Cyber, Technological, Urban Fantasy and/or Cyberpunk, Warrior, Fighter, Mercenary, Knights, Paladins, European Traditions, Mythology, Tattoo, Celtic
 • Techniques: Coloured Pencils
 • Submitted: 2010-09-07 18:47:58
 • Views: 917
 • Resolution: 654x1023

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