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The Gnomon Workshop 02-01-2017 10:48 AM

February, 2017: Living armor
 
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Your armor protects you in many ways both physically and spiritually. This month’s challenge is to create Living Armor that connects with your being and is made of something organic. It can be plant, animal, insect, a combination of all, etc. Remember, it must be able to protect you under the most severe conditions!

edit: Winners Announced!


edu 02-12-2017 03:49 AM

SpectralRose armor
 
This is my interpretation to the challenge

https://s23.postimg.org/dygfqbnrf/rosev_armor2.jpg

tosmobot 02-13-2017 10:48 AM

Crustation Human Exoskeleton
 
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For this theme, I wanted to go with a bio-engineered crustation that a human wearer uses as an armored exoskeleton and physical enhancement system. I am basing the design off of prototype military exoskeleton systems and mixing it with creature designs of crabs and insects. Here are some thumbnails exploring a few design ideas, any feedback is welcome.

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gab-g 02-27-2017 14:40 PM

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From Ghunda's diary

“Khalebur tribe had been fighting against the neighbouring villages for weeks.
And since the number of the victims was growing fast, too fast, the shamans decided to start a policy of “recycle”.
At night, when nobody was around, they chose among the corpses, the bodies of the youngest and strongest men who perished during the battle, and brought them to the Ancient Tree in Gundalla Forest.
At the bottom of the Tree there was a generous creek of resin where the heads of the bodies were soaked. After that, the corpses were gently placed on the ground so the shamans could start the complex ritual.
A space-time seal was summoned over the dead bodies and time was manipulated to transform the resin into a magical amber able to give the life back to the corpses. This special kind of amber, not only could bring back the spirits of the dead ones from the afterlife but also could give them a brand new body made of strong branches and covered in leaves, shrubs and small mushrooms.
A new army was ready for the war.

You cannot kill what's already dead..”



Here is my entry to the challenge! :D

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Senso 02-27-2017 15:30 PM

Living Armour
 
Here is my entry for this month's challenge.

http://orig12.deviantart.net/6551/f/...ji-db0m4cy.jpg

Thailur 02-27-2017 20:10 PM

Spellbranch Armor
 
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Those blessed by this armor are seriously protected from physical harm. Once imbued with it's power, the forest will do all it can to protect the blessed, thickening where hit and grappling out of harms way to avoid that which it can't withstand.

http://forums.thegnomonworkshop.com/...7&d=1488254761

meatpie 02-27-2017 20:55 PM

Creature Crew (Armored Form)
 
https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-RAKuL_Qk3...rmoredForm.jpg

Let me introduce you to the Creature Crew, my entry for this month's theme.

Thx,
J.

http://art.joelwestart.com/2017/02/h...-theme-of.html

Ghosa 02-28-2017 13:19 PM

My entry: Living armor
 
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Hi, this is my entry for the living armor challenge.
Its a demonic alien hybrid symbiotic creature that lives within the host and grows and wraps around him when he needs it. Hope you like it!

http://forums.thegnomonworkshop.com/...1&d=1488316605

artiphats 02-28-2017 14:15 PM

Artiphats Organic Armor
 
Good Luck All!

http://www.raysartonline.com/concept...Gnomon2017.jpg


- Ray / Artiphats

tosmobot 02-28-2017 15:54 PM

Crustation Human Exoskeleton Design
 
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My entry for this month's theme.

The exoskeleton design is based on a combination of Horseshoe Crab, King Crab, and scorpion elements.

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