-= Gods of Media and Technology =-
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ROUND #234:: Gods of Media and Technology
The Gods of Media and Technology
In ancient cultures, there existed many gods who represented different aspects of everyday life: Apollo, god of music, Amaterasu, goddes of the sun, Osiris, god of death etc. What if this polytheistic system of gods and guardians still existed today? What would these modern gods look like?
Design a god/guardian of modern media and/or technology.
Goddess of mobile phoning
Guardian of internet
Goddess of videogames
God of magazines
Guardian of television etc.
- Can be male or female
- The setting is modern time, style can be anything!
- Pick a modern technology and let this inspire your design
- Give him/her appropriate attributes (like Zeus, god of thunder, usually carries a thunderbolt).
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Last edited by Martheart; February 27th, 2011 at 04:55 PM.
Goddess of Intellectual Anarchy--She oversees the chaos the digital world can succumb to, whilst making sure it maintains its freedom and purity (the lotus symbolizes purity because it can grow in murky waters).
God Of Nuclear Warfare. Realise it's not the same as "Magazines" etc. But it is a modern technology, and is more and more becoming something that people think of on a day to day basis. You can't watch the news without some murmur of WMD somewhere.
Hopefully did the attachments right.
"Sow an act...reap a habit; Sow a habit...reap a character; Sow a character...reap a destiny."
My DeviantArt : http://brokenl.deviantart.com/
Here's my entry: The Goddess of Photoshop.
Memetia, the slightly strange young goddess of Internet Memes. Random bits of thought and fantasy float out of her head down to Earth and spawn those widely infectious and often bizarre internet phenomena.
Aviv Or, Concept Art / Character / Other.. / Photoshop
Last edited by Chate Noire; February 27th, 2011 at 01:14 PM.
How does it feel to rubberband in an MMO? Or have everything around you suddenly freeze in place, only to find your character suddenly drop dead a few moments later? You roar in frustration, but Lord Latency enjoys your rage, and happily chews on lost packets and whatever the death penalty took from you.
Last edited by crossmirage; February 27th, 2011 at 07:17 AM.
Nice work everyone! This is as far as I'm going this week.
Last edited by Tamarin; February 27th, 2011 at 11:58 AM.
The Guardian of Home Cinema. Protects and guards with Its dvd-s and blue-rays discs
The evil goddess of Avdertising, she starves peoples and makes the others fat and/or depressed.
The Goddess of Internet Dating.
May all your internet dating be psycho free. Amen.
God of technology and virtual memory
this is the god of fibre optics
god of electronic commerce
sorry if I am late!
Wow, two votes, better than zero! I was hoping to give my vote to Partisan, but the artwork isn't up, what happened?
yeah a lot of us didnt make it lol.
My votes this week got to: tokotewhero and rgeorge.
I really like how both of you developed your characters.
Risen from the Dead
Hard one! Even though the voting is multiple-choice I prefer to vote for only one piece, and my choice was between these four:
Crumbelievable - I like the modern executive look - some gods would definitely look like that if they existed nowadays, and it also goes well with the marketing angle. It has a Gaiman feel to it which works nicely. His pose suggests multi-tasking and "being everywhere at once", and the movement to his jacket helps make it even more dynamic. There's something a bit off about his legs, a glitch in proportion or perspective or something. In addition, I think you could let the cables flow a little more instead of dropping straight to the floor, so they'll be more visible and add to the dynamism.
Carnifex - the pose is great, and I adore the expression and the hands. The pink hues are very fitting, and maybe he could've used some more dramatic lighting, to enhance his creepiness even more.
tokotewhero - great design. The square bits flying off of him convey really well both "evolving" and "technological", and he looks chaotic and evil. Very much the image of a virus overlord. It doesn't quite say "character" right away, and can also be taken as a creature design...but I guess not all gods are entirely humanoid in appearance.
FilRam - very nice! He definitely feels like a high-tech-oriented higher being. I like the sphere he's attached to, it's a very interesting addition. Maybe a slightly more impressive pose would have given him more of that godly je-n'ai-sais-quoi.
Eventually I went for tokotewhero, for designing a really strong and impressive entity that personifies its realm very well.