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E.X.O Cover by Ragaru E.X.O Cover by Ragaru
E.X.O

Cover for a little something I'm about to start on...
Basically I'm gonna make a few pages comic featuring this character: "Aria" and her mission on a former human colony, on a now alien bug infested exoplanet (hereby the title E.X.O, but also a reference to her Exo suit =D).

So basically I have no defined story, but I have a foundation and we'll see how it evolves.
the character is visually inspired.. if not even based on the awesome Samus Aran, but figuring I'd want to make a short comic I'm considering to alter the design slightly to go away from the Samus look and towards a more original design.
basically the helmet will be altered and here arsenal will also be featuring C.Q.C weapons... in example a electro powered hammer ax, with some boosting power... to get things done ;P

Aria comes from hebrew with the meaning "Lioness", and italian "Air"... suiting here perfectly in the ways of being a fierce warrior and a swift easy on foot fighter (AIRBORNE!?JETPACK!?POSSIBILITIES!?ANYONE!?)

Anyway if you got any ideas you'd like to see in this comic, just keep 'em coming, always open for some additional extra features if they're interesting =D
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MissingLync Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2012
man i love the work and ur style :D i have a question in a video game i play theres a thing called gear design where i can upload a template for like a item and i have one item that i want to make it like maybe a robotish alien kinda thing like this is what i kind of been visualizing in my mind something like this but my imagination doesnt rlly think of this kinda of things xD im just curious if u have any ideas for like a cool design for a mech kinda robot helmet ._. if not its fine thx for the awesome work keep em coming o3o
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Ragaru Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hmm, if you're looking for interesting mech designs, I do believe that google is the best recource, just search for power suit helmet, futuristic helmet, mecha head etc. You never really know when you find something amazing!

Also thanks for the compliments! =D
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MissingLync Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2012
Ooooo :D thx man n ur most welcome u deserve it :3
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D-Arm Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Looks awesome, I love the overall feel of it so far :D Great job!
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Ragaru Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks man, glad you think so! =D
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N0SFERA2 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2011
look like Alcatraz from game "Crysis 2"
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Ragaru Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Never realized that, even the angle is pretty simillar to the cover... Wait... Damn you Crytek you stole my idea!
Thinking of it, Nomad had the same pose on the Crysis cover... Oh well.

Randomness aside, thanks for dropping by, and the Alcatraz reference is to me a compliment.... Especially as i've fallen in love with the Crysis 2 game and the Nanosuit, not that i wasn't fond of it before, but I even work on a Crysis 2 piece at the moment Oo
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BlkBullet23 Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Dis character is looking badass. With all the nicks and dents, she looks even more cool. :D
I really really love armored characters/robots.

Love the grayness of this piece also, but... wheres da red at. ;)
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Ragaru Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much, really appreciate it, along with all the other comments =D

I myself too just love armored and robotic/cybernetic characters that's why I've got a whole horde of them.. Unfortunately most of them are to remain secret, as i plan on releasing stories trough a visual medium.. Either graphical novels, or traditional stop-mo animations!

The red is actually the black details in this piece, i turned it into more monochromic colors for the sake of the expression it makes.
However this character is undergoing lots of changes, to assure the best possible design I can come up with, also making a design suitable for a physical model/figure ;)
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dasAdam Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010
great cover! very moody!
nice char design =)
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