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Caterpie by Cannibal-Cartoonist Caterpie by Cannibal-Cartoonist
To be fair, there is a reason Misty was so terrified of it.

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:noes: Holy cow - this is terrifying! :sprint:


I love it! :la:

But more seriously, it's not often you see some Caterpie art, and I can certainly say that I've never seen anything like this! First of all, the style of drawing and shading works really well, giving a good indication of a light source, blah blah blah...

Now - onto the design, which is pure genius! The claws and spiky tail fit well - they're not too over-the-top. The eyes might seem a little bit dull, and the mandibles are a little skew - but I'm just nitpicking now. I kinda feel they add to the scariness, and ferociousness of the design anyway. :nod:

I also really like the way you've used a background colour that is the same as it's mouth, as well as being [almost] a complimentary colour - it fits really beautifully!

That's why it can get no less than 5 stars! =D
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Critique by Sadistic-Blaziken Jun 20, 2010, 1:38:49 PM
...Wow. This is actually quite distubing. :iconooplz:

This is my first critique, so I'm not going to go too in-depth here, but I think this is a very interesting approach to Caterpie. Throw in the fact that you see almost no good Caterpie art, and you come out with an amazingly unique piece.

I love how you added the pincers on the back of its tail; it definitely adds to the freaky feel. The only things I can pick at, well, at all are the feelers on top of its head and its "arms" (sorry, don't know the correct term here). The right (Caterpie's right) feeler is a bit askew and shorter than the other, even if Caterpie's turned to the right. With its "limbs," the left ones seem to be a bit askew as well. Really, though, I'm just nitpicking; these little things only add to its disturbing feel.

This is an amazing piece, and the fact that you were able to turn a simple Caterpie into a monstrosity makes the piece all the more stunning. ;)
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darachusi Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013   General Artist
I'm gonna feed this caterpie so much protein it evolves into a hydralisk
StripesTheHedghog Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013
this is what mysty sees we see an adorible creature
Cannibal-Cartoonist Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Something like that, yeah.
StripesTheHedghog Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013
oh well
Happybunns Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's actually sort of cute... I would never pet it or pick it up, however.
Steph1254 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Hi there :wave: ust a message to let you know you've been featured here!
macmari Featured By Owner May 5, 2012
This looks sort of like what I imagined a monster to look like in GammaWorld when I played it with a club I used to be in. It really brings back memories, it doesn't look quite like a caterpi should though. I always thought them to be cute, this is just plain scary looking.
Cannibal-Cartoonist Featured By Owner May 25, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
That is what I was aiming for.
macmari Featured By Owner May 25, 2012
I refuse to say that it's a pokemon. It is a monster from GammaWorld! :D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D
NoaQep Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Professional General Artist
Caterpie: GIVE ME A HUUUUG~!
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