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BS01: Exclusive BIONICLE Art Piece Choices


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Poll: Exclusive BIONICLE Art Piece Choices

Which character should we commission?

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#1 Offline Swert

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Posted Apr 13 2013 - 05:13 PM

This poll is in relation to this topic.Please vote fairly. If you have selected "Other" please do specify what character you wish to see your money go towards.*POLL UPDATED WITH OTHER STAFF AND TOPIC CHOICES*

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Posted Apr 13 2013 - 05:18 PM

I voted for Axonn just because he has a big ax and that would be cool to see.


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Posted Apr 13 2013 - 05:50 PM

I voted for Lesovikk, but that Takua evolution would still be cool.
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Posted Apr 13 2013 - 05:56 PM

Axonn is one of my favorite characters.  Voted.

 

Too bad there aren't a lot of options, though.


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Posted Apr 13 2013 - 06:01 PM

Axonn is one of my favorite characters.  Voted. Too bad there aren't a lot of options, though.

Technically, with the "Other" option, there's plenty of options. These just happen to be the ones the BS01 staff was committed to putting their own money towards.Then again, if I had a choice I'd just get an 03 Takanuva, so I can recolor him as Toa Swert : D

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Posted Apr 13 2013 - 06:31 PM

Remember that we're not technically bound by the results of the poll, but I definitely want to see what people think, which is why I implore the use of the "other" vote, if you have a good idea.

 

Anyhow, I'm not even sure who I'd want as a pick anymore; I was initially for 2003 Teridax, but Axonn becomes more and more enticing as it goes on. Still need to mull this one over.


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Posted Apr 13 2013 - 06:37 PM

I voted "Other," because I'd rather see Keetongu. I've always felt that he was a rather neglected character, so he sticks out in my mind.

However, if I had to pick one of these options, I'd go with Lesovikk.

 

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Posted Apr 13 2013 - 07:25 PM

Axonn all the way. While Makuta would be very cool, I can almost predict how we would draw it based on his art style, and it may not be as good as some would hope. My support's with Axonn because I think his art style would fit that character very well.

 

and 'cuz its Axonn

 

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Posted Apr 13 2013 - 10:11 PM

Axonn. 'Nuff said.
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Posted Apr 13 2013 - 10:17 PM

I'm the only one that voted for Gaardus. Come on. We've seen enough of everyone there. But this person we haven't except on some promo poster I think in Lego Brickmaster.


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Posted Apr 13 2013 - 10:53 PM

I'm the only one that voted for Gaardus. Come on. We've seen enough of everyone there. But this person we haven't except on some promo poster I think in Lego Brickmaster.

 

From that perspective, Gaardus makes quite a lot of sense.

 

...Unfortunately, Gaardus is incredibly ugly. I'd rather get an awesome piece of artwork of a character we already have rather than a good piece of artwork for an ugly combiner model.

 

However, out of all these characters, from the perspective of a wiki Gaardus would be the default choice and would be most helpful for the wiki. From a community perspective, however, it's not going to be the most popular choice. :P

 

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Posted Apr 14 2013 - 12:01 AM

I would so love to see Axonn

 

 

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Posted Apr 14 2013 - 12:13 AM

I WAS gonna answer "baterra", but then I saw the option of Lesovikk on his sled, and I HAD to vote for it! Lesovikk is a character we haven't seen in art yet, and I would LOVE to see artwork of him!

 

I'd also love to see more baterra work too, if possible. :P


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Posted Apr 14 2013 - 01:18 AM

Well, since I haven't heard whether D'Anda is willing to do a large character and a small character in one drawing I'm still going for my evolution idea. Whether it's Takua/Takanuva or Jaller, some kind of Matoran followed up with a Toa is ideal to me and would help represent the line better than any random person.


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Posted Apr 14 2013 - 01:34 AM

Well, since I haven't heard whether D'Anda is willing to do a large character and a small character in one drawing I'm still going for my evolution idea. Whether it's Takua/Takanuva or Jaller, some kind of Matoran followed up with a Toa is ideal to me and would help represent the line better than any random person.

 

I support this in full, which is why I voted 'other'. My other would be this, easily.

 

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Posted Apr 14 2013 - 02:09 AM

Other: 2001 Takua.

 

Although if I had to go with "any of the staff choices" then I would go with Axonn, probably. 


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Posted Apr 14 2013 - 02:45 AM

I WAS gonna answer "baterra", but then I saw the option of Lesovikk on his sled, and I HAD to vote for it! Lesovikk is a character we haven't seen in art yet, and I would LOVE to see artwork of him!

 

I'd also love to see more baterra work too, if possible. :P

 

We're generally trying to stick with ones that actually have models available for reference. The Baterra have shown up in multiple art forms anyway, so a rendition of a rendition would be a little silly.

 

Well, since I haven't heard whether D'Anda is willing to do a large character and a small character in one drawing I'm still going for my evolution idea. Whether it's Takua/Takanuva or Jaller, some kind of Matoran followed up with a Toa is ideal to me and would help represent the line better than any random person.

 

In terms of amount of art, it should be the same, but it's being looked into.

 

Also your sig reminded me of Botar and my vote is now "other" for Botar because Botar is THE BEST.

 

I'm the only one that voted for Gaardus. Come on. We've seen enough of everyone there. But this person we haven't except on some promo poster I think in Lego Brickmaster.

 

From that perspective, Gaardus makes quite a lot of sense.

 

...Unfortunately, Gaardus is incredibly ugly. I'd rather get an awesome piece of artwork of a character we already have rather than a good piece of artwork for an ugly combiner model.

 

However, out of all these characters, from the perspective of a wiki Gaardus would be the default choice and would be most helpful for the wiki. From a community perspective, however, it's not going to be the most popular choice. :P

 

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That's sort of why he made the cut. Also, since he appears to be super unpopular, who better to make him actually interesting than D'Anda?


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Posted Apr 14 2013 - 04:18 AM

Voted other.Vortex TeridaxTakua/TakanuvaAxonn from the staff choices, possibly Gaardus
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Posted Apr 14 2013 - 04:54 AM

Vortex TeridaxTakua/Takanuva

Same here. Especially old school Takua.

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Posted Apr 14 2013 - 05:25 AM

Unhesitatingly, my vote back to Gaardus for the same reasons as Flaredrick.

[color=rgb(8,8,8);font-family:'Times New Roman';]I'm the only one that voted for Gaardus. Come on. We've seen enough of everyone there. But this person we haven't except on some promo poster I think in Lego Brickmaster.[/color]

We have the possibility to have a quality image for this character looks horrible on its officials visuals. We should take advantage ;)


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Posted Apr 14 2013 - 09:50 AM

We haven't got a decent drawing of our Nynrah Ghost-victim, so that's who my vote went for.  ;)


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Posted Apr 14 2013 - 06:06 PM

I don't know if multiple characters would be cool but entire Chronicler's Company anyone?


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Posted Apr 14 2013 - 06:47 PM

Axonn. <3Although... Vezon would be awesome. There can never be enough Vezon.Posted Image


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Posted Apr 14 2013 - 11:04 PM

K so we added some new choices including KRAKUA who is like the best choice ever even better than Botar.


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Posted Apr 14 2013 - 11:07 PM

I'm undecided as of yet. I imagine that it'll turn out nicely for just about whoever might get picked. :)

 

Anyway, here are some of my own ideas for people to consider. I'm not voting for them necessarily, and I don't know if you guys will like them or not, but it might inspire some other ideas:

- Umbra

- Krakua (now in the poll)

- Trinuma

- Tobduk


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Posted Apr 14 2013 - 11:26 PM

We've talked about all of those guys too, and the list is basically endless at that point, once you go into combiners and all that. Still, it's ideas.


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Posted Apr 15 2013 - 06:37 AM

Shame that I can't change my vote, although I hope my say in this topic counts towards the final tally. 


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Posted Apr 15 2013 - 01:32 PM

Yeah, I'm honestly keeping more track of what people have to say than the actual poll numbers. The poll was just to help provide a focal point where I could see everybody's ideas, and how they feel about certain characters.


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Posted Apr 15 2013 - 02:20 PM

Changin my vote to the things you just added.
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Posted Apr 15 2013 - 02:39 PM

The Vortex Teridax might be the same thing as the Batterra, though. It's a bit of a rendition of a rendition. Although I still like the idea...


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Posted Apr 15 2013 - 08:33 PM

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Posted Apr 15 2013 - 11:33 PM

Whoop whoop, hit our funding mark. I'd still like to hear what people say, but we'll probably make a final decision in the next day or two, so, cast your votes now.
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Posted Apr 15 2013 - 11:39 PM

Could I still donate or something to get the print? It would be pretty cool.By the way, out of the new options, Krakua would be pretty awesome, but I think Takua and Vortex Makuta would be rather underwhelming. Takua would be rather small and boring without the evolution or something, and the Vortex Makuta would be a bunch of pieces and tendrils with a Hau in the middle. I'm pretty sure I could draw both of them in his style (and I've been thinking about taking on Takua). Lesovikk all the way!!

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Posted Apr 15 2013 - 11:42 PM

If you want; that's just less money Swert has to chip in (and he pays for the wiki already, so I figure I'll cut him a bit of slack =P). PM me for details.

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Posted Apr 15 2013 - 11:56 PM

Too late Dorek, already pitched in the $30.Anyway, I decided to null btw. I figure in the end I'll end up with at least a final say in all of it somehow.But I can't make up my mind D:
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Posted Apr 16 2013 - 09:32 AM

Too late Dorek, already pitched in the $30.Anyway, I decided to null btw. I figure in the end I'll end up with at least a final say in all of it somehow.But I can't make up my mind D:

Hmm. Any possibility I could chip in for coloring costs?

 

Anyway, I still haven't voted, but here are some more thoughts to consider when you guys are picking your character: 

- Gaardus could turn out well or he could turn out badly. I assume you've been in talks with Mr. D'Anda during this process; would you mind asking if he would be able to draw Gaardus in a way that would make him good? :P

 

- Krakua is similar to the Toa Mata in terms of appearance and his Suletu is shaped like a Hau, both of which Mr. D'Anda has experience drawing, so we have a good idea of what he'll turn out like. He's one of my top choices right now.

 

- Lesovikk could also turn out well. I think what would make him really good is if Mr. D'Anda were able to put a lot of emotion into his eyes; of the popular candidates, he has one of the best opportunities to do this, since we're so familiar with his personality but we haven't seen any portrayal of him that demonstrates it.

 

- Umbra was my original choice, but I'm not quite as sure now. He is an interesting character, and if he struck a cool pose it might be good, but I just don't know if he would be the best choice anymore.

 

- I think the clean style of the MNOLG and the Flash animations works better for Takua than a more comic style.

 

- Vortex Makuta seems like a good candidate at first thought, but there really isn't anything you can do with him, since he's just a swirling mass. Besides, too much detail would take away the mystery of him; part of what makes him so cool is that he's just a silhouette floating in the air.

 

Of these, I'm leaning towards Lesovikk with Krakua in second.


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Posted Apr 16 2013 - 10:48 AM

Augh, meant to get around to chipping in a bit once there was some more consensus on what the picture'd be of, but it looks like I was beaten to the punch. :PWell, as a non-contributor, my vote might not count much, but it's a toss-up between Takua, 2003 Teridax, and Lesovikk for me. The former two feel iconic for the series, but Lesovikk's yet to get a canon depiction in art, and is a fairly interesting character.
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Posted Apr 16 2013 - 11:33 AM

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Posted Apr 16 2013 - 02:30 PM

[color=#008080;]Other - maybe we could get Takanuva and Takua together, like Dark Mirror - Takanuva already corrupted by the shadow leech, and then Takua. If he's willing to do a scene, it could even be in that jail cell where the two met each other.[/color]


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Posted Apr 16 2013 - 03:18 PM

Well, I didn't get time to donate, but please don't go with 2003 Teridax. We've had so many pictures of him already, it would be such a waste of this rare opportunity.  :(

 

Can we go with the drawing place in the poll, Lesovikk? My original vote was for Gaardus, but I realized Lesovikk hasn't had a single art piece drawn of him either.


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