Armored Animals - Photoshop Contest [20 entries]

warhammer gorilla Picture

Winning entry, with a score of:
64.4%
Contest goal:

Take any photo of an animal and turn it into an armoured animal. For example, you could give it a helmet, weapons, a kevlar vest, ... or anything that might protect it from attacks. You can use both modern and antique armour, and even invent new types of armour.


Status: finished. Check out the winners below!
Suggested by: hereisanoop

hereisanoop: thanks for choosing my suggestion.... ( 5 years and 1464 days ago )
torzonhot: it seems so interesting;ready to see a modern army of animals ( 5 years and 1464 days ago )
CMYK46: Might be time to clarify this. Some entries have guns, but no armor. It seems like armor is the focus of the contest, no? ( 5 years and 1462 days ago )
hereisanoop: armour is the theme of this contest... ( 5 years and 1462 days ago )
jawshoewhah: I think people are getting "armed" and "armored" confused as the same thing. ( 5 years and 1460 days ago )
jawshoewhah: Oh hey I found the definition for armored animals. used of animals; provided with protective covering. Giving the animal just a gun is not on theme. It has to be covered, like a knight covering a man in Medieval times. ( 5 years and 1460 days ago )

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warhammer gorilla - created by puppetized


warhammer gorilla
Favs: 3SBS: 6Hi-resRank: 1/20Score: 64.4% (35)38688 views

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mharrsch/1303291271/
by mharrsch on flickr
http://www.flickr.com/photos/randychiu/4180181461/
by randychiu on flickr
http://www.sxc.hu/browse.phtml?f=view&id=961289
by kinsum on sxc
http://www.sxc.hu/browse.phtml?f=view&id=956120
by jusone on sxc (5 years and 1459 days ago)

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Industrial Age Re-Con - created by pearlie


Industrial Age Re-Con
Favs: 6SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 2/20Score: 64.1% (30)19106 views

It was an age of inventions and steampowered machines of all kinds. This is one of the last Birds of Prey called upon in wartime to aid the Allies - stealth at night, faster than a speeding locomotive - always.
Basic photoshop tools - warp, burn, dodge, a few layer effects and a brush. These are very old photos, I know most parts are pixelated, blurred the ones further back. EDIT: I've just come across a tutorial on how to sharpen such images, and it worked - mostly on the center section over the eagle's body.
:-) (5 years and 1461 days ago)

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The Monkey Rebel - created by langstrum


The Monkey Rebel
Favs: 0SBS: 17Hi-resRank: 3/20Score: 61.7% (25)15937 views

The small monkeys are fighting against the emperor of Ape (King Warhammer Gorilla :D, you can see him running behind the Mecha, sorry for the author of King Warhammer, I just made the blur shadow of him, just to make the story ^^). They developed a machine call the Monkey Mecha, protecting them in the battle and become the best fighter on the Planet of Ape ^^.
Only the monkey is the external source from stupid-dancer (deviantart). The rest was done by drawing (you can see detail in the SBS, it took me 4 days to finish).
Also credits to Wacom for making such a nice tablet, I love it :x (5 years and 1459 days ago)

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RhinoForce - created by nasirkhan


RhinoForce
Favs: 1SBS: 6Hi-resRank: 4/20Score: 60.3% (20)13537 views

(5 years and 1459 days ago)

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Battle Wasp - created by erathion


Battle Wasp
Favs: 4SBS: 7Hi-resRank: 5/20Score: 60.2% (15)15407 views

biborné veres dorottya-http://www.sxc.hu/profile/vdori

Thanks for the great image of the wasp...

Please watch High Resolution before voting....Thanks guys (5 years and 1458 days ago)

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