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Field Guide: Pg. 30 Slaking by CasteelArt Field Guide: Pg. 30 Slaking by CasteelArt
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Beautiful. The deatail of the Slaking's face is extrodinary. The story provides an amazing image of what s not drawn. The pokemon is drawn very realistically, and if I had no previouse knowledge of its existance, I would have beleived it to be real. Your ability to write realistic accounts of a proffesor that is studying pokemon is simply stunning, and I am captivated whenever I read these journals. Although the time it takes to produce such breath taking works of art can seem very lengthy, it is definitly worth the wait. Please continue these fantastic works of art, for I am always looking forward to them.
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Looks really great! This is one of my favorites in awhile.This is in need of only a little grammatical/spelling revision, from what I can tell. I love the Slaking's face! Just like I imagine that he would look in person! :) The minimalism works well for such a large Pokemon, as I feel that if you drew out the entire thing, it would make the page look cluttery, and it would draw away from the Professor's story. I like the Professor's adventures and can't wait to see what Pokemon he runs into next. You are doing really well so far in creating believeable, realistic Pokemon.
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XantheUnwinArt Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Student General Artist
love the king kong treatment of slaking - normally i don't like it but this is great :D
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Shinwa-Tsuki Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
Very interesting.
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Michiru-Usagi Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Maybe my question will be answered later, but the sudden transition from angry to calm was the part that really confused me... Was he not angry at all or something? =/
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CasteelArt Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
The behavior was a reference to the Pokemons "Slack Off" ability. Where the Pokemon rages and is able to attack, then wastes his energy and has to rest for a round. It's more a ploy on the actual game mechanics.

If taking that ability to the real world, the Slaking rages, finds her baby, then is spent. Thus needing to "slack off".
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HeroesOfOurTime Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think you mean Truant, but I still like it very much :)
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CasteelArt Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
What do you mean? and thank you.
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HeroesOfOurTime Featured By Owner May 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
His ability is called Truant, not Slack Off. Slack Off is a healing move.
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CasteelArt Featured By Owner May 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh yes, I stand corrected. Thank you. ;) 
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Michiru-Usagi Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Ohhh I see~ Nice way of representing it~
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Blackdrazon Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012
This one's not tagged with the rest of the Field Guide images! The numbering's off as a result, too, though since the numbering is off, maybe you were already aware?
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