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Amalgamation by JazzLizard Amalgamation by JazzLizard
Simply an organism made up of a multitude of smaller organisms, which in turn are made up of smaller organisms, and so on and so forth. Midden encountered an immense mass of organic matter drifting through space while on a deep charting run, and rapidly discovered that the very large blob of life was indeed a sentient superbeing, made up of countless conciousnesses, which had organized themselves to be capable of space travel and planetary observation.

Midden's scientists were able to discover that with three single celled organisms combined into one larger one, a sentience was born, and was found to be fully capable of free thought, and decision making. They could combine into masses, either to perform a function or to channel energy, into an engine or weapon perhaps. Using the most rudementary of chemical reactions, these cells we able to obtain massive amounts of enegry from raw organic matter, even plastics and synthetics like rubber and oil.

Midden has only encountered one such amalgamated organism, but one sentience hinted at a planet-scalled being of gargantuan intelligence and wisdom of the universe. An expedition has been prepared to find said being.

Yeah...this picture took some time. It's quite possibly the most lead I've ever put down on a 9x12 sheet.
Started out as this- [link]
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gal4 Featured By Owner May 13, 2006   Traditional Artist
may i ask why you havent colored this brilliant peace of art :D?
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JazzLizard Featured By Owner May 15, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
I've been busy with my other brilliant pieces of art!
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piratepseudoferret Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2006   Traditional Artist
ho daaaaammns.
my mouth pactuacally dropped.
how long did it take you to do this?
shit man.
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JazzLizard Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
It took me a while, but it was definitely worth it!
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WilmoTheBear Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2006
I have a lot of favorite i think, and i have them popping out randomly in my page, and this always keeps popping up, wich is a really good think because theres just something about this drawing that makes me want to stare at it fot hours.
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JazzLizard Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
Excellent!
I hope you enjoy staring at it for hours, as long as it doesn't become an obsession...
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The-Snake-Pit Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2006
You mean she and her surroundings are one and the same?! :O_o: Yow man, you are quite the author! Ever thought about putting all this in a book?
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JazzLizard Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
I will, don't worry!
Keep your eyes open, but I'll let everyone know when it's coming out.
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Poor-Judgment Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Now THAT is pure wicked! Awesome pic! This is definetly one of my favorites. Hive minds always did fascinate me. The amount of detailed pencil work here. I love this! Bravo Jazz! Bravo! You = teh win!
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JazzLizard Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks alot man!
I'm really liking the way it came out, depending on how the comp version looks, I might get it printed up and mounted large-scale.
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