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The Fearless Monster Hunters by Elderscroller The Fearless Monster Hunters by Elderscroller
Another entry for the bi-weekly contest at :iconconceptworld: with the theme "Monster Hunters"

I had lots of ideas for this one, Vampire Hunters, Fantasy Monster Hunters, Cyberhunters... But it all came down to the same basic idea of some badass guy in a badass armor with lots of trophies/scars and lots of weapons.
But one of those ideas just kept crying out loud: A squad of monster hunter mice (the theme is plural after all :) ), hunting their sworn enemy: a cat.

First I wanted to put them into a fantasy setting, swords and all, but then I decided to put them into a posthuman world, where they have evolved, both physically and mentally.
They are scavengers, living on the garbage and rubble of the long gone human race. This garbage is their source of materials. This is why they are all equipped with slightly altered everyday objects.
Cats have become somewhat of a great threat. Slightly mutated and stronger, it requires special hunter teams to drive them out of their caves and exterminate them.


Software: Photoshop CS5
Time taken: around 20 hours
WIP: [link]
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HardwareLust Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014
Brilliant piece!  Really, really like it a lot.  I would definitely like to see more from this world.
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Elderscroller Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks very much! Maybe one day Ill revisit that world
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DarkDudXD Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013  Student General Artist
that look so freakin' awesome! ... and kind of funny though
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Elderscroller Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013   Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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madmaxx79 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013
Amazing art
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NamelessManic Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013
Now that is a team worthy of legend!
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Harvy355 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Who won???
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Elderscroller Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013   Digital Artist
Depends on what you are referring to :) As for the contest, I got 2nd place. Regarding the battle in the painting, well...Im not so sure that all mice survived.
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Harvy355 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Well done on that second place, it is such a cool piece and very imaginative!
And I was originally referring to the painting, but since I prefer mice to cats, I'd imagine the mice called on reinforcements and outnumbered the cat lol
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Merjia Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2013
Oh my god I love this so much. Oh wow.
Thank you so much.
Wow.
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