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Day 19- Cyclops are boring! by drawitout Day 19- Cyclops are boring! by drawitout
Watch this get edited quick!
Bloody deadline. ene


Title: My thoughts during every attempt at drawing a "classic" cyclops.
It's a woman with one eye who cares?
Not to say I don't like cyclopes! *Rollyjoger has many examples of awesome original ones.

~robocrat's suggestion was to make a cyclops businesswoman, and I thought the idea was cute. But I was sooo bored I couldn't draw her.
In one sketch she turned into a scientist pouring a vial into a beaker and behind her I drew this one eyed girl clearly freaking out and trying to warn her not to.
I... didn't like that sketch, but I figured it would be a lot more fun to draw a more monstrous one eyed critter.
So here's assistant girl! I set her up in the last hour and a half, sketch to finish... <_<
I did wonder why she still looked so surprised in this image, free of her imminent... explosion or whatever, but then I smacked a fruitfly and it landed and died right where her eye is looking, so...
She's kinda cute. Made me remember an old monster species I have! <:
The funny nudibranch-esque head-dealies and wrinkly stomach, alongside the clothing and accessories were put due to BOREDOOOM.

Actually I really like her. I think her name shall be Evelyn and she'll be an unfortunately appointed receptionist with people issues. c8

Character/Design © =drawitout
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Vehementscythe1337 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012
I like the variety. Keep it up!
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drawitout Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thank you very much!
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InsanityStories Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012
Great can I have her phone number so I can call her when I have people issues? XD I can definitely see how that conversation would go! At least if I knew what her personality was like. c:
And I thought I was the only one that found cyclops to be a bit on the boring side. I'm glad to know I'm not alone in that thinking either! But I have to admit that you definitely gave this cyclops a nice spin on the normal, everyday ones. But I should know that anything you draw or write, will have heart and soul within them. That's why I love seeing your work and love commenting some much. ♥
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drawitout Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012  Professional General Artist
Haha, sure, drop her a line through me any time! XD
She's nice enough, just very... jumpy, and with a tendency to get a bit fixated on things that don't make much sense to anyone else. She shares an apartment with Chipu right next to Hell and its connected prison, so I could imagine that brings up her nerves a bit. cx
And, yeah, cyclops are just... mehhh... but I do love that this girl came out of it, even if I'm still trying to figure out a proper name for her. Maybe Evelyn or Miranda... heh.
And that means a ton, I do try to put my heart and soul into what I do, in an even more literal sense (at least when it comes to the soul part!) when it comes to my characters. Thanks so much. ♥
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DAZUMA Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
interesting.
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drawitout Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012  Professional General Artist
Never know if interesting is to mean good or bad... but I was hoping to go beyond the norm so, thanks!
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0verwatch707 Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Love her expression and dual tails.
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drawitout Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thank you. I've actually grown to quite love this girl. n_n
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Moreuse Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
lol nice story. it's cool. by the way how does that hair work... is it actually hair or are those some kind of plates on her head and neck?
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drawitout Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Professional General Artist
It's like the "frills" of a nudibranch, they are flexible and fleshy. c:
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