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1CONCEPT ART! Empty CONCEPT ART! on Mon Jul 09, 2012 6:52 pm

This is the first bit that guy has sent me for Trall concept art, now listen before you comment, he says he has some more humanoid ones lying around as well. I still enjoy this concept he drew up, but it may be a bit to beastly...I love the hair and ears still.



CONCEPT ART! Trall_10

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2CONCEPT ART! Empty Re: CONCEPT ART! on Mon Jul 09, 2012 8:05 pm

I like his style, but yeah, too "beastie" -

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3CONCEPT ART! Empty Re concept art on Mon Jul 09, 2012 9:11 pm

The bottom right one is getting pretty close to my image...save the snout.

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4CONCEPT ART! Empty Re: CONCEPT ART! on Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:41 pm

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It's not how I envision the Trall, honestly...but hey, if it works for you, go with it. Smile


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5CONCEPT ART! Empty Re my vision on Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:48 pm

It's not quite my vision...I have some beef with the snout. But as he said he has some humanoid ones.

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6CONCEPT ART! Empty Re: CONCEPT ART! on Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:54 pm

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They look too much like werewolves. My original concept of the Trall were brutish-looking, underground dwelling, TROLL-like giants. Not slender, but *thick*, with stone-colored skin. Smile


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7CONCEPT ART! Empty Re trall on Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:02 pm

But some of Grond's actions would be impossible if he where an cave troll bassicly.

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8CONCEPT ART! Empty Re: CONCEPT ART! on Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:10 pm

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How so?


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9CONCEPT ART! Empty Re how so on Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:17 pm

Sliding under opponent's legs, climbing the greenhouse pillar, jumping around like beast from the bloody x-men, thats to name a few.

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10CONCEPT ART! Empty Re: CONCEPT ART! on Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:28 pm

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I disagree. First off, sliding under a Vhorn's legs is easy because they are bigger than you. Secondly, just because they are big and bulky does not mean they are clumsy. Apes are big, yet can climb quite easily with much agility.


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11CONCEPT ART! Empty Re big and bulky on Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:37 pm

Oh ho ho! I never said the trall where not big and bulky, they aren't bloody na'vi haha. I am saying just not as "blocky" their form looking a bit more like this (form not appearance even though this is fairly close, save the huge mouth and bad teeth)

https://2img.net/h/i622.photobucket.com/albums/tt304/Tanorax/bugbear_wbear.jpg?t=1281782208

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12CONCEPT ART! Empty Re: CONCEPT ART! on Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:39 pm

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I likes it. Smile


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13CONCEPT ART! Empty Re likes on Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:43 pm

I do enjoy that picture a great lot as well, transfer it to a realistic creature with correct preportions and I think it's a good Trall, it looks agile enough to preform impressive tasks, yet large enough to rip you and all your buddies in half!

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14CONCEPT ART! Empty So... on Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:01 am

So a lot like this...


http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-s_B4RmJB7fo/T6GAfog1yVI/AAAAAAAAAso/ubzLrioCkU4/s1600/Bugbear_SwampfightFINAL.jpg

As for the picture itself, it could be a sprite's fight with one of the savage and feral Trall that lived in Elberen before they where "enlightened" by the Elden empire.

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15CONCEPT ART! Empty Re: CONCEPT ART! on Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:42 am

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I'd say that's a pretty close approximation. The wings bug me, though...lol. Razz


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16CONCEPT ART! Empty Re wings on Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:58 am

Yes of course but it could be an artistic interpretation haha.

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17CONCEPT ART! Empty Re: CONCEPT ART! on Tue Jul 10, 2012 10:08 am

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Ok, we'll go with that. Razz


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18CONCEPT ART! Empty But... on Tue Jul 10, 2012 10:17 am

But my favorite Grond picture is still my avatar haha, it captures how I imagine Trall AND Grond's remarkable sense of fashion for 7'9 monster that smokes cigars and can consume kegs of human brew.

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