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by Polysoup from TX, United States
Toy > Designer
Submitted on 24th Feb 2010
Comments : 33 comment(s)
Voted by : 94 People
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About My Design

Arthur is the least intimidating imp you can find. There is something just to the left of him that he's trying to figure out. Is it a girl imp? A monster? His mother-in-law? Who knows :) First design here, I hope to post more as I get used to the system. Cheers.

Static-ghost commented on 20th Sep 2012 (Report Spam)
Love it )
Flurry The Bear commented on 21st Jun 2011 (Report Spam)
This reminds me of Tim Burton's style. It's very interesting. I like it. :)
missliddlle commented on 3rd Mar 2011 (Report Spam)
TerrellzToonz commented on 27th Aug 2010 (Report Spam)
I like him
Sookie commented on 27th Jul 2010 (Report Spam)
Poor Arthur, a pathetic little creature. But not exactly am imp, but more of a lost beaten soul.
flyingglove commented on 26th Jul 2010 (Report Spam)
He'd look cute on my desk. My pal!
spookyspittle commented on 29th Jun 2010 (Report Spam)
I love this color palette! The eyes, wings, and ears make this design very successful. Congrats!
DynaflashEight commented on 10th May 2010 (Report Spam)
Cute! There's a fire in his belly! :)
Isabella-Price commented on 9th Apr 2010 (Report Spam)
Great design! Love his little wings and teeny little hands!
Zephod commented on 8th Apr 2010 (Report Spam)
Great colour use!
Chichiao commented on 5th Apr 2010 (Report Spam)

Love the design :D.

Chichiao commented on 5th Apr 2010 (Report Spam)
Woobs commented on 3rd Apr 2010 (Report Spam)
LOL Love the expression, I'm a sucker for the rich colors you use.I'd buy 'im :)
Moose15 commented on 1st Apr 2010 (Report Spam)
Very nice! ^^
Mattyboombatty commented on 31st Mar 2010 (Report Spam)
This is the best imp there is. Why is there not a toy of this? WHy?
adriarte commented on 28th Mar 2010 (Report Spam)

i love it!!!

Xtatick commented on 23rd Mar 2010 (Report Spam)

Wow, love the colors on his belly. Very cool.

DanielRCampbell commented on 20th Mar 2010 (Report Spam)
Very cool and cute. Very difficult to pull off both at the same time! Well done! :-)
Undertow69 commented on 12th Mar 2010 (Report Spam)
Looks like something out of where the wild things are. Very good job!
Tapthesack commented on 10th Mar 2010 (Report Spam)
I'd love to see this as a toy!
Dozer commented on 7th Mar 2010 (Report Spam)
Has potential...
Moni-Poroni commented on 3rd Mar 2010 (Report Spam)
Great design. Very cool! :)
Polysoup commented on 2nd Mar 2010 (Report Spam)

I certainly considered a tail. I just thought he looked more pathetic without one :) Kinda like those dogs that get their tails docked. It's just too funny seeing little stubs (or none at all).

Keaze commented on 2nd Mar 2010 (Report Spam)

Nice design. I like the colors but I think it would look even better with a tail.

Polysoup commented on 28th Feb 2010 (Report Spam)

Thanks for the critique Mouse! I agree the wing looks a little tacked on, oops. It should certainly look like it's coming out of his back. If this ever has a chance to be produced I hope that can be addressed. The pose isn't vary dynamic that's true. I wasn't sure what we can do for designs. I didn't want to make something very complicated and get disqualified with my first design! Hopefully the action comes from his fun expression. Future designs will have a little more motion to them. Though a lot of my sketches really focus on expressions and the action of the body comes second.

Another thing I was considering now that I'm researching toys a bit more is that it would be nice to have his legs be on a swivel so the toes can point in or splay out. Would make him even more um . .. pathetic  . . looking :)

Are these sort of color blends possible? Or will it have to be simplified down in actual production? I like to blend a lot of interesting colors together for my characters.


astroskink commented on 27th Feb 2010 (Report Spam)
He's pretty cute. I like the colours; the warm yellow and reds of his belly and then the blue-green highlights. Admittedly this isn't something I'd buy, and he is a little boring just sitting there (plus his wing looks like it's just stuck on? the part where it joins the body needs work). Cool horns though.
Polysoup commented on 26th Feb 2010 (Report Spam)

Thanks for the comments so far! I understand what you mean Aardvark. I made a note in the design to have the top half (head) more angular than then his round body. Suppose I should either bring that out more or maybe just go with it. Since I like having the colors of his horns and wings completely black perhaps I can break the "angular vs soft" concept because of that. Who knows. It's all a learning curve for me ;)

aardvark-scouts commented on 26th Feb 2010 (Report Spam)

This guy is pretty cute. I like the colors he's got and his expression is quite funny!

Critique-wise, I noticed  his horns and wings are very jagged and angular yet nothing in his body or face really repeat those descriptions. To create a sense of unity within the piece, you may want to consider trying to add some angles or jaggedness to his body.

Jazzer commented on 26th Feb 2010 (Report Spam)

Wow - you should be a pro designer if you can do this! ;)

JarrodArthur commented on 26th Feb 2010 (Report Spam)
I Like it ! :-D
MysticHead commented on 26th Feb 2010 (Report Spam)
The giant eye is so much funnier from the front only appreciated in 3d. Good stuff!
Polysoup commented on 26th Feb 2010 (Report Spam)

It's up! I feel like an overactive puppy after finding this site (minus the "new puppy smell"). This is my first stab at PT and I know I have a lot to learn. I've designed a lot of 2d work and know 3d programs but I never designed something that could end up being a toy (far different requirements I'm sure). Please send me comments and suggestions. I'll do my best to absorb all there is to know and make the next design even better.



(aka Sokowa for those that might know me from other competition sites)

maddogjt commented on 26th Feb 2010 (Report Spam)
love the design.
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