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Like Strung Out Old Stars by zarla Like Strung Out Old Stars by zarla
STILL TREMENDOUSLY GAY FOR STAR CONTROL 2, BY THE WAY


I started this and worked on it on and off or a long time and in the process kind of forgot what I was doing with it. As far as I can tell, it's just something focusing on all the races in Starcon2 that are friends, or rely on each other in some way. I'm not sure what that Spathi is doing there, but I'm not complaining. WOOO SPATHI.

This is huge too for me (I usually work in 800x600) but the initial sketches kept spreading out further and further so there you go.


I think I used some...hybrid-genesis star brushes for the background here, along with an actual picture of a galaxy if I recall.


The Chenjesu, Mmrnmhrm, Yehat, Shofixti, Zoq-Fot-Pik, Spathi, Utwig, and Supox are (c) Star Control II: The Ur-Quan Masters which YOU SHOULD BE PLAYING RIGHT NOW, ARE YOU LISTENING? GO PLAY IT NOW. I even tell you how here.
Snip of the lyrics from "Lift Me Up" (c) Moby
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ScorpiusOB1 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012
Very cool. XDD for the Spathi as other have noticed; how happy may be now they're below a slave shield.
The background is actually a nebula -NGC 7023-, not a galaxy.
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Sagjig Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012
XD at the Spathi
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somenerd Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012
Excellent picture, though I'd expect a Pkunk in the place of the Spathi.
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inkill Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for making my inner geek cool.
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dczanik Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2010
This is such a great pic. Love how you show the bonds between some of the aliens. And of course, the Spathi is perfect.
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Awaiskemal Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2010
Hey, what about the Pkunk and the Yehat? Or just the Pkunk. They didn't hate the Freakin' Ilwrath!
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Alvarin-IL Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2009
I can't believe I haven't seen this pic before !

I really liked the proportions between Supox and Utwig , typically they are portrayed the other way around .
Same goes to Chenjesu - I imagined them in much bigger scale
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zarla Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2010
I see the Supox as big ol plants, haha

looking at it the Chenjesu could probably be bigger, ah well
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San-Blue Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is awesome! *w*
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36-6 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2009
But you forgot hunams
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