Some tree monsters that the matchet hunt for resources and magical properties. im playing with the possible idea that these particular ones have been experimented on with dark magic o-o
they evolve like the pokemons!
The Machet Rootchus are a nomadic tribe that hunt wandering tree spirits for resources and magical properties. Some rough concepts for Paul Richard's Faux game art book. check out the details here! http://www.autodestruct.com/substrata.htm
So yeah... This started out as a really rough sketch that was supposed to only become a somewhat comic feeling illustration... I wanted to keep things simple and maybe do 3 tones only... and i was hating it for a reallllly long time... after getting a ton of crits from friends in google hangouts i ended up with this. hope you approve.