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Humpty
« on: 19 September 2019, 12:09:28 »
"Pronounced with a Umpty."
A bit of a quick tribute to Mike Jackson's "HUMPTY" illustration in the 1994 Battletech Compendium (which has always been a favorite of mine).
Check it out here... https://www.deviantart.com/steampoweredmikej/art/Battletech-Humpty-347172520

This is basically the MWO Cataphract (created by Alex Iglesias) but I changed up the canopy and some other fun details to make it feel more classic. And, pay homage to Mike's illustration. My original file is pretty huge, if anyone wants a copy-- just hit me up. Since this is totally fan art (not a commission or anything).

« Last Edit: 21 September 2019, 09:42:38 by IAMCLANWOLF »

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Re: Humpty
« Reply #1 on: 19 September 2019, 12:30:17 »
Good stuff!

I probably prefer the original's cannon style, but as I can't draw for peanuts, well done!
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Re: Humpty
« Reply #2 on: 19 September 2019, 16:03:04 »
 :thumbsup:

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Re: Humpty
« Reply #3 on: 19 September 2019, 16:41:30 »
The original art (except the original Humpty) and the miniature is.. meh. I loved the MWO version. And this bad boy you drawed looks gorgeous. Well done! :thumbsup:
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Re: Humpty
« Reply #4 on: 20 September 2019, 03:12:05 »
Looks damn amazing :)
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Re: Humpty
« Reply #5 on: 20 September 2019, 10:14:38 »
Has to be the best looking Cataphract yet!  Nicely done!
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Re: Humpty
« Reply #6 on: 20 September 2019, 10:15:18 »
Thanks for the kind words, all.

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Re: Humpty
« Reply #7 on: 20 September 2019, 10:29:01 »
I like the cockpit change. Hate to be the guy to nitpick great looking artwork,  but it sure looks like the UAC's center axis is a rifled barrel.


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Re: Humpty
« Reply #8 on: 20 September 2019, 11:50:25 »
Very nice!  Your hardwork is always to be admired!  :thumbsup:
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Re: Humpty
« Reply #9 on: 20 September 2019, 18:03:51 »
I like the cockpit change. Hate to be the guy to nitpick great looking artwork,  but it sure looks like the UAC's center axis is a rifled barrel.

Wow. That's... how in the world did I miss that one? Great eye! Thank you. Will fix it.

 

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