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mythrilgolem1
Chenthooran Nambiarooran
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United Kingdom
ahoy, infos below

Current Residence: London England
Favourite genre of music: metal, hardcore, desert rock, post rock and i listen to a lot of other stuff to a lesser extent
Favourite photographer: no
Favourite style of art: changes
Operating System: windows 7
Shell of choice: crab
Wallpaper of choice: ?!
Skin of choice: O_o
Favourite cartoon character: daffy duck
Personal Quote: He who lives by fighting with an enemy has an interest in the preservation of the enemy's life.
Interests
I have to deploy the shitty mass thanks journal post >_>

I do read almost every comment but I rarely respond now as I can't answer any single one without feeling guilty about all the others. If you have a serious question regarding anything just pm me for a swifter response.
So cheers for all the love and know that I appreciate it :)
  • Mood: Noble
  • Listening to: Arch Enemy
  • Reading: cracked
  • Watching: every horror movie under the sun
  • Playing: payday 2
  • Eating: my stylus
  • Drinking: coffee

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OurakNysot:iconouraknysot:
Woot!!
Mon Mar 23, 2015, 5:58 PM
mythrilgolem1:iconmythrilgolem1:
Shouting! :D
Mon Oct 20, 2014, 10:11 AM
mythrilgolem1:iconmythrilgolem1:
seems this season of AHS won't be scary at all!
Mon Oct 20, 2014, 10:11 AM
Nobody

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Djokson Featured By Owner 6 hours ago
Just wanted to say that your redesign series are some of the most inspirational artwork I've ever seen.  Scrolling through that Vader lineup gave me goosebumps
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MattRhodesArt Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Your stuff is a breath of fresh air. Goofy, alien, terrifying, believable, unsettling. Fantastic. 
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mythrilgolem1 Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
thanks man, I saw you posted here a while ago but I'm a wuss, your name is too heavy for the fanboy in me to deal with.
As for design, my thinking is you can bring almost anything "goofy" and "weird" back to "cool" but trying for "cool" from the start limits you to what's already worked for other people. That and it's just pointless to explore familiar terrain (outside of professional work).
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MattRhodesArt Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
100%. My brother and I talk about that all the time. Try to be cool and you will never make anything worthwhile. Real, believable stuff (from robots to deep sea creatures) all has a hefty dose of the odd or goofy. Your whole Vader series just killed me. So many great shapes that so few people would be brave enough to commit to, yet would make for such memorable, timeless villains. 
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mythrilgolem1 Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
It's like the whole thing with geek-chic, some cool celebrity wore some unexpected clothes one day and then other people copied him thinking if they dress the same way they can be cool too. Nope, it doesn't work that way. You end up looking weak and ordinary just floating wherever pop culture says you should go. The truth is that the clothes never made him cool, you have to look behind that to see what kinda person would wear that to begin with. That's what you should emulate if you want to be genuinely cool. What you see on the surface is a result of what's underneath.

Same with design, you can be inspired by another artist but you should try to break them down to see what they drew from and why, then use that process to do your own research and come to your own conclusion. Then maybe you'll land somewhere interesting that you can call your own.

The defence I always see is "everything's been done before" with the sad implication "so why bother". It's annoying to hear, even if it's true, there's still value in trying.

Agreed, the real world has all the weird you will ever need. Just think of an elephant, if you take away everything that you know about it and imagine seeing it for the first time. It's a ridiculous looking creature. Wayne Barlowe's work epitomises that thinking imo.

and thanks again, your work has definitely been one of my inspirations for cultivating that, particularly the bubble headed cerberus troopers and what you had to say on steampunk.
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