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Nautilus Machina by Ginhebi Nautilus Machina by Ginhebi
holyshit this took me so long ;u; I drew every single stitch on that canvas thing.
Bigfile is big, I swear to god it took like 2 minutes just to resize it at the end.

Nautilus Machina

Based on the aquatic animal of the same name, Nautilus Machina is a slow-moving machine that drags itself along with it’s two legs.

It has several tentacles with ends used to hook and impale it’s victims from afar as it would be unable to chase them. It also has far reaching sight capabilities with its probing eyes made from medical
endoscopes.

But perhaps the most interesting feature for the nautilus is its’ tricone drillbit “Mouth". Still functional, the drillbit’s motor parts are hidden mostly beneath the protective covering that encloses most of the creature.

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Many Thanks to:

=LonelyOne , who made me aware of the tricone drillbit and how it works.

~Tzolkin and ~shadowh3 , who make awesome wood textures. Go them!

I have yet to see the movie "9" but I really hope to see it as soon as possible ;;.
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peridot894 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012
how interesting
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EonOrteaShadowmaster Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Student Writer
Nicely done!
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Griffiny Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2009
It really reminds me of the advisors from Half Life 2, and that is quite awsome. Is it inspired from them?

I really love the concept of this creature : D
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Ginhebi Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2009
Hmmm I never thought of them but you're right! They do look a bit similar.

And thank you c:
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GasparNolasco Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2009   Digital Artist
Oh wow. Fiendishly cruel design! Great entry.
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Ginhebi Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2009
thank you : D
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kittycoyote Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Ahhh, he's so cool. I was so surprised that your guy didn't make it in the semi-finalists, he's definitely extremely original and you did an amazing job of rendering. :)

I haven't gotten to see the movie yet either. :(
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Ginhebi Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2009
Thank you. c:
To be honest I was really disappointed at a few of the final entries, there were definately better choices out there. Oh well.
Good luck to you in the contest, btw. Congrats on getting to the semifinals : D
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kittycoyote Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the luck. :)
Yeah, so many neato entries I was sure would make it but didn't.
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fluffyz Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2009  Professional General Artist
I did see the movie. This would have fit in great! +fav
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