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Ref Sheet - orca!Delta by grayorca Ref Sheet - orca!Delta by grayorca
Because I couldn't come up with a more clever title. :P And this was done much more for my own enjoyment than anything else. I'd like to dabble in a few other paintings of this guy sometime.

Colored version of this:


The pathology: I played Bioshock 2 (whose protagonist, Subject Delta, serves as the inspiration for this orcafied design) before getting ahold of the original. I like both titles on their own merits, and largely for the whole underwater setting of Rapture. Dunno if I'll play Bioshock Infinite yet. Too broke at the moment to rent/buy it. ^^;

Another Bioshock MV to share: "I'd Come For You" by Nickelback [link]

EDIT: added his 'color wheel' with corresponding labels
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I adore the colour scheme!! Great work :D
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grayorca Jul 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks. :aww:
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You're welcome :)
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Rockypockypuff Jun 29, 2013  Student Filmographer
It's fun to take characters and orcafy them :meow:

This one is really cool :D
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grayorca Jun 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Orcafying seems to be my solution rather than attempting crummy fanart, to do something unique. I've seen one other bit of Bioshock fanart that turns this kind of character into a drill-faced orca (more like a narwhal, if you ask me). But that was three years ago it was submitted.

Thank you. :D
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Rockypockypuff Jun 29, 2013  Student Filmographer
The only character I've orcafied is Tim Burton's Edward Scissorhands XD

And you're welcome :meow:
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ShigureXMari4Ever Jun 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
AH I LOVE BIOSHOCK!!!!!! :heart::heart::heart: I have the Ultimate Rapture Edition and I highly recomend Bioshock Infinite, it's my #1 favorite game ever! The moment I saw this character I instantly thought of Subject Delta :heart: Really great job turning him into an orca, I love the whole no-dorsal thing, it keeps him nice and streamline.
Nice work :nod:
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grayorca Jun 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I knew at least one of my watchers would have had to have played the games. :highfive: Right on.

Thank you. :D Admittedly, this is a very simplistic design, compared to how intricate the in-game model is. But I like what aesthetic it has nonetheless.
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ShigureXMari4Ever Jun 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Bioshock it my favorite game series of all time and I've been working on some orcas/characters based off Infinite ^^ they're such wonderful games! :heart:
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grayorca Jun 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It's definitely my favorite first-person shooter, of the few I've played.

Thought: If Big Daddies were orcas, what would that make a Little Sister? A smaller orca, or a dolphin/porpoise of some kind?
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