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Leonne Mech by MikeDoscher Leonne Mech by MikeDoscher
This is a mech design I did for a movie project. The project ended up being shelved in favor of something else (which I'm working on as well), so I thought I'd show it off here.

Digitally shaded pencil, like usual. ©Thorsun-Escelce
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:iconmp2carpediem:
mp2carpediem Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2015
I really like this design. Good job.
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:iconwolfblue13:
wolfblue13 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014
to cool
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:iconporco-takahashi:
PORCO-TAKAHASHI Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014
<font><font>これは非常に素晴らしいデザインです。  Σ(゚д゚lll)</font></font>
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:iconjffgrdnr:
jffgrdnr Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013
Excellent work. I really like how you included the interior detail as well. Very cool
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:iconrahnzan:
Rahnzan Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012
Looks kind of like a Gorgon from Starsiege.
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:iconwas471:
was471 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012
Beautiful design.
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:iconthatnogoodnoob:
thatnogoodnoob Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
What purpose would this dsign serve on the battlefield?
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:iconmikedoscher:
MikeDoscher Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Professional General Artist
The tactical and strategic background of mechs was never adequately explored in the film pitch. This was designed to be a visually impressive unit for the antagonist. We went with all this spaced armor on the limps so that we could show damage over the course of a final battle with the hero and still have the limbs be functional.
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:iconthatnogoodnoob:
thatnogoodnoob Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
Sorry, I ment to say design not dsign.
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:iconpixelofdeath:
PixelOfDeath Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012
Just Epic!
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:iconiamaloner:
iamaloner Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
What was the movie, what the movie was suppose to be? Tell me...
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:iconmikedoscher:
MikeDoscher Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Professional General Artist
It was going to be an animated CG mech story, but nothing really gelled. The circumstances were complicated, and ultimately unfavorable for them doing a project on this scale.
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:iconiamaloner:
iamaloner Featured By Owner May 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
That sucks :/ Why always good stuff get fucked up :(
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:iconrivvion:
Rivvion Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
i minecrafted this, if its okay :)

[link]
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:iconmikedoscher:
MikeDoscher Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012  Professional General Artist
That's awesome! =D
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:iconrivvion:
Rivvion Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
yay :D
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:iconiron-fist15:
Iron-Fist15 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011
Awesome Mech design. Love it!
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:iconpoohead189:
POOHEAD189 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2011  Student Writer
bamf
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:iconsinlain:
Sinlain Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2011
I was inspired by your design to build it as a Battlemech, I'll be posting it later this weekend and I hope I have your blessing/approval.
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:iconmikedoscher:
MikeDoscher Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2011  Professional General Artist
I'm sure it'll be awesome- I'm really flattered, and I look forward to seeing it. :)
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:iconsinlain:
Sinlain Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011
With luck, it'll be posted tomorrow or Friday
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:iconmikedoscher:
MikeDoscher Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011  Professional General Artist
I look forward to seeing it. :)
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:iconsinlain:
Sinlain Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2011
It'll be up tommrow
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:iconmikedoscher:
MikeDoscher Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2011  Professional General Artist
I look forward to seeing it, whenever it's ready. :)
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:iconkingbricks:
KingBricks Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2011
Down rite awesome, Reminds me of old Battle Tech stuff.
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:icondarkstalker00:
darkstalker00 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2011
awesome awesome AWESOME!!!!
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:iconxaphier:
Xaphier Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I can't put words to describe how much I love this.
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:iconericwebb:
EricWebb Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2010
I need an artist to illustrate a Mech battlesuit for a pen and paper RolePlaying game supplement I am writing. My email is HEKDW@YAHOO.COM; email me if you are interested. If you are it needs to be quick because the book is almost finished.
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BDL2 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2010
wonderfull mech... i love it
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:iconcabooseak:
Cabooseak Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2010
I really like this design, my only concern is the leg armour, and the legs in general. It looks like it would be tripped up by rough terrain because of the limited traversion of the legs, it can't really lift them high enough to get over large obstacles. Also, the armour is agled, deflective armour, which is good, but it deflects right into the weapon systems and maybe even the cockpit.

A really like it otherwise though, it's just semantic problems for me. BTW, how many points wourld it take to commision a rough mech sketch from you?
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:iconmikedoscher:
MikeDoscher Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2010  Professional General Artist
Thank you- You're absolutely right about the legs. I did this without properly thinking about how it would move, and when I revisit mechs of this size I'll probably build a proxy model to make sure I get the gait right.

As far as commissions, I'm afraid I don't have the time right now to do a proper job, but hit me again in late October.
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Cabooseak Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2010
I'm glad to point out faults in your concept :dummy:

And thanks for considering it, I'll be sure to check back on you then...
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:iconmikedoscher:
MikeDoscher Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2010  Professional General Artist
It's a valid criticism, and I really appreciate it. Next iteration will probably have somewhat wider hips and a lower knee, but by space the lower leg armor forward I can get the appearance of a longer leg, and an associated sense of tallness.
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Cabooseak Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2010
Mmm...Be careful not to make the whole chassis appear too top-heavy and prone to falling.
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ScreamingTc Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2010
Now that's a bloody mech! It's a nice Western influenced piece of mechanised hardware, although the main chasis is a little too long for my liking. Having said that I can see influnces from Battletech and some from Macross in it's design, so there's *some* manga in there.
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vp21ct Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2010
Yet another mech channeling the Mad Cat.

But I like it non-the-less, the good old MC is one of my favorites anywho. :P
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:iconmikedoscher:
MikeDoscher Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2010  Professional General Artist
Glaug, actually. [link]
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:iconvp21ct:
vp21ct Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2010
Well, the MC is based off of the Marauder, wich is based off of the Glaug. So it's all from the same basic, Mecha family :P
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:iconsetzuo:
Setzuo Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
definitely a sharp-looking design, i love the shields mounted on it's guns, and the body is thin enough to fit behind them, too... nice!
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:iconmikedoscher:
MikeDoscher Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2010  Professional General Artist
This was going to be for a CG movie pitch, so the mech had some interesting requirements: It had to be as expressive as possible while not looking too anthropomorphic, so the cab/head pivots in a way that really isn't very useful, but shows where the pilot is looking. The big armor plates are a little like a tearaway football jersey- we could have big hunks torn off the mech in such a way as it was obvious on the silhouette, while still having it be able to move and fight with speed and drama.
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:iconsetzuo:
Setzuo Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yeah, i could definitely envision this bad boy in some frantic firefights... especially against aircraft...

again, nice design!
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:iconmikedoscher:
MikeDoscher Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2010  Professional General Artist
Thanks, man. :)
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:iconsilverlion:
Silverlion Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2010
Very nice!
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acelanceloet Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
looks nice! faved ;)
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:iconmoddex:
Moddex Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great level of detail. You put a lot of effort into even the smallest areas of these machines.
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:icondilanski:
Dilanski Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2010
I could just imagine this beauty leveling a building. It's an awesome mech design. Me wants one sooo much!
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:iconsupercrackpot:
supercrackpot Featured By Owner May 25, 2010
Do you mind if I write up some specs for this mech?
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:iconmikedoscher:
MikeDoscher Featured By Owner May 25, 2010  Professional General Artist
Be my guest. =)
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:iconsupercrackpot:
supercrackpot Featured By Owner May 26, 2010
I've finished a specs outline. Do you want me to post it as a reply, or do you want me to send it in a private message?
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:iconmikedoscher:
MikeDoscher Featured By Owner May 27, 2010  Professional General Artist
Whichever you like. I'm just curious to see how you interpreted the concept. :)
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