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Faigrans: Aquatic Canines by Noomeci-art Faigrans: Aquatic Canines by Noomeci-art
One of my entries for the Train your Brain contest. You can find the original sketches here [link]

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Faigran: An Aquatic species with Canine features, one of several alien species that Iím working on conceptualising.

Their origins comes from a role-play that I have with :icongutter-child:, and it
is our hopes that someday (probably in our 40ís when we finally get time >;] ) that we can develop this role-play into an actual comic/novel and get it published.

The concept behind this specie is taking inspiration from Earths already vast and beautiful collection of aquatic life, from fish, corals reef to cetaceans and creating this unique diverse specie with various races, cultures and belief systems. The history and story behind the Faigrans is one of the most intricate concepts Iíve ever created for any of my characters so Iím pretty excited to really get into it and develop this specie.

A note of interest, the Faigran at the front is Adomant the first Faigran found in our role-play and the one that actually inspired me to create this specie.
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Alyrah-Sabre Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
BAH!!!!

BUT WAIT! There are more! How cool is this!? -points out to a work colleague, colleague states "WOW. I wish I wasn't alive anymore- Phailed at inspiration. But it is a good thing nonetheless!

Very cool concepts. Especially the last one. The second one is pretty good too. I think (critiquing now) the third one feels out of place because all the others have long hair and elongated features. So it feels like the midget species... If that is what you were going for then good work. But perhaps rework some of the others so that they too are a little more unique? perhaps a longer or shorter neck, more ears? Shorter ears? Different eye placement?

Not sure as I'm just commenting off the top of my head...

However, if you wish it. I'll try and give more in depth feed back at a later time when I'm not at work and more focused, haha.
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DovieCaba Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
these are really cool!^^
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LostGryphin Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I love the colors and the markings - each one is so different.
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Noomeci-art Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you greatly. This is but a few examples of their markings and colours, there is plenty more to come with even weirder designs :]
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LostGryphin Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I look forward to seeing what you create!
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dragonwolf9999 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
This is awesome! I love the markings!
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Noomeci-art Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :3
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dragonwolf9999 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
You're welcome! :D
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SessaV Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh my god she are so amazing!!!
the two last dogs are the best!!! :omg:
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Noomeci-art Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I got some practise with the first two, so with the last two I had more of an idea of what to do ;3 I love the last one as well.
Thank you greatly
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