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Klonoa for Smash by hextupleyoodot Klonoa for Smash by hextupleyoodot
Update: Uploaded the time lapse video. 14 Hours in 9 minutes.…

Update Aug 25:
Klonoa was featured in a video regarding the recent roster leak:…
Thanks, Maximilian Dood

If you've been following my work, you know I made a bunch of Kirby Hats during the wait for Brawl. It was just a way of passing the time, rapidly improving my photoshop drawing skills, and serving the Smash community at Nsider by taking requests for their favorite wannabe newcomers. I also did a few other Brawl-style pieces: Geno, King Dedede, Shine & Bright, Bomberman, and Galacta Knight

That was a long time ago, while I was still living with my parents and didn't have to work to pay the bills. If I still had the time, I would've made more kirby hats. But this year I decided that I didn't want the tradition to die completely, so I made this fella. Klonoa is a personal favorite of mine.

Just for fun, I tried to pass it off as a "leak" before E3 this year. My leak was less than convincing, thanks to my lack of knowledge of the Japanese language. But I didn't expect the fake to last long anyways, given E3 is happening the day I write this. =P But I was determined to get this piece done before E3 started, and that I did.

This is also the first thing I've ever recorded myself making. I'll be posting a time lapse video when I have the chance to edit it together.

With all that said, I'm super excited to watch Nintendo's presentation this year. Smashers unite!

(Made with Adobe Photoshop CC)
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Mistersky1 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New member Student Filmographer
AnArt1996 Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I am in love with this! xDD
And everything about it. (~^3\\)~
GamefreakDX Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I watched that entire video. That's incredible. Did you use some 3D in this though or was all drawn?
hextupleyoodot Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
It's all drawn in Photoshop using vector masks and brushes. It's kinda dumb. =P
SchAlternate Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
If people can be capable of doing fake renders like these, then imagine the amount of fake leaks that could potentially fool everyone.

I'm looking at you, ESRB leak.
hextupleyoodot Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Still renders like this are still easy enough to dismiss, though. It's where video comes into play that leaks really become a big deal, because THAT is a difficult thing to pull off—far more so than this kinda thing.
SchAlternate Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well, it becomes kinda hard to dismiss anyway when you take a picture of it with a potato, so it's hard to tell if it's real anyway.

Either way, kinda bummed the leak turned out real. Seriously, that leaker is a douche.
hextupleyoodot Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Yeah, I'm disappointed that Sakurai didn't get to reveal things his way. Would've been nice to have things still be a surprise.
Auradeath Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014
shulk trailer name in america=we have no choice...

sakurai was pretty upset giving the shulk trailer after the leak :/
X-3r0m Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014
Dude, that's a Xenoblade reference. It's a pre-battle entry quote.
It just so happens that it corresponds so well with the events of the leak.
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