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Making A Piranha Plant

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Oct 8, 2009 | 2:57 PM EDT
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eBay update: Mario Kart Blue Shell, Part two of my 3-part Nintendo themed series, is complete and on eBay (make sure to delete the space in the link): ayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&Item =320458239299&Category=60 442&_trkparms=algo%3DLVI%
26its%3DI%26otn%3D1 Watch for a realistic Baby Metroid in the next few months!

Hello again Newgrounds! It had been a while since the last time I used Flash but I decided to revisit it to create a making-of video of my realistic Piranha Plant sculpture for youtube. The video proved to be quite popular (133,336 views in a little over two weeks and five stars) so I brought it back to its native format (with less of a loss in image quality in key parts). If you have seen the youtube video, this one has two shots of my teething baby Piranha Plant as well, together with mama before it got it's own pot.

It was fun to sculpt this as I pulled off a few successful experiments to get the inside of the mouth to look just gummy enough. Took me a while to finish it, particularly because of the design choice I made for the mouth structure, but it paid off in the end. I wanted the plant to look as if it really existed and the Mario version was a simplified cartoon version based off of it.

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Music: Super Mario Bros. 2 'SuperBuckJazz' - OverClocked ReMix by Estradasphere



Rated 5 / 5 stars


Okay, that baby piranha plant made me verbally squee at work.
That one tooth was just too cute. ARGH! XD

But yes, EXCELLENT walkthrough with the process, I loooooove how "wet" the mouth looks and the textures used (oh my gosh that TONGUE!).

Excellent excellent... I am now tempted to make one myself. ;D <3

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Rated 5 / 5 stars


This is one amazing piece of art. Must have taken a lot of time. It is truley magnificant.


Rated 5 / 5 stars


i might make that to scare ppl