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Pikachu Anatomy- Pokedex Entry by Christopher-Stoll Pikachu Anatomy- Pokedex Entry by Christopher-Stoll
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:iconmexicanrabbitproduct:
MexicanRabbitProduct Featured By Owner 6 days ago  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
holy shit
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emjoondoll Featured By Owner May 18, 2017
yo this is sick! My mind is blown :o
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itscarlosh Featured By Owner May 18, 2017
this is awesome!
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warborn1 Featured By Owner May 18, 2017  New Deviant
thicc 👌👌👌👌👌😤😤😤😤😤
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Berserker5235 Featured By Owner May 17, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
Oh my god this is hilarious
Do more
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:iconrinkameika:
Rinkameika Featured By Owner May 17, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Help.
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WizardPuppy1 Featured By Owner May 17, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
i love anatomy stuff and this is awesome!!!!!!
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Pristichampsus Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Professional General Artist
I'm glad you did not find my criticism unfair. I had already surmised that you were partly going for an uncanny-valley or deliberately-creepy aspect with such reconstructions, which is fine in and of itself. You're going for the squeamish feeling we all get when we see guts and stuff, overlaid onto cartoony creatures, I can dig that.

I can admit, as far as deliberately creepy/uncanny pokemon go, this is pretty great, in that case. I have seen over-the top creepy pokemon drawings that to not even adhere to the game canon at all, with Poliwhirl stomach swirl drawn as a chainsaw mouth, or Jigglypuff looking like a deformed jellyfish-embryo-thing. The fact that you juxtapose the fully cartoony outer skin with the innards is not lost on me, that's pretty cool.

I saw a sculptor that made realistic skeletons of cartoon characters, I forget the guys name, but they somehow had the perfect halfway between appropriate anatomy and cartoony uncanniness. Pikachu looked suitably rat-like in the skull but many other aspects looked odd, and Donald Duck and Goofy looked pretty dang weird, as did Wile-e-Coyote. I think this person may have had the physiological knowledge to draw a bone to look as if it supported a cartoon limb or body, which is probably very hard. Anyhow, try to look that one up, I forget who it was.

Thanks for the level-headed response, I see where you're coming from now.
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goody2shoos88 Featured By Owner May 16, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I feel like your criticism is valid in that the Pokémon's skeleton should be inspired by it's real-life counterpart. For instance in this picture, pikachu could have the long teeth that are characteristic to rodents to tie it in that pikachu is the "electric mouse" Pokémon.
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Pristichampsus Featured By Owner May 16, 2017  Professional General Artist
Pika's skull in this looks like a generic creepy baby skull, which I think is to be intentionally creepy.
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CorneliusOiwer Featured By Owner May 17, 2017  Student General Artist
I'd also argue that their is a lack of clarity in layers. Somehow we can see the skull, the muscle, and the internal organs without the surrounding tissue.

 'm taking a Medical Anatomy class, and it bothers me because this isn't how they organize anatomy diagrams. They specifically break up the different body layers by functional system. The way it's rendered here, the chest has no support to keep the rib cage together, and a lot of the structures seem superficial.
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Pristichampsus Featured By Owner May 18, 2017  Professional General Artist
As I said, I have a feeling the artists is drawing these things with very little actual relevant research. The lack of resemblance to actual animals is a big giveaway for that.
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CorneliusOiwer Featured By Owner May 18, 2017  Student General Artist
To play devils advocate: the wrongness could also enhance the "creepy" factor. By having organs, muscle, and skeleton piecemealed together, it could potentially be intended to add another layer of disturbing imagery. Bones that do nothing, organs that don't fit, etc.

Now, if that could be done better is another discussion.
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DeVreen Featured By Owner May 16, 2017  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is cute evil smile. person:You need Help. Me:Triggered thing  
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Mmkaay Featured By Owner May 13, 2017   Digital Artist
My brain did a flip-flop realizing yes, all Pokemon lay eggs, but Pikachu is a rodent-mammal and should give birth to live young. Never thought about this. 

You have great work in your gallery.
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AidenMoonshine Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2017  Student Artist
Do zubat
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Christopher-Stoll Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
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pookiesaurus4 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2017
Is this canon?
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Christopher-Stoll Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
It is now. 
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:iconpookiesaurus4:
pookiesaurus4 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2017
What do you mean?
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:iconmartsuia:
Martsuia Featured By Owner May 16, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
how about go to school
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:iconpookiesaurus4:
pookiesaurus4 Featured By Owner May 17, 2017
How about mind your own business
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OnyxOnline Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2017  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
oh lord jesus..that's so creepy
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Shadow-DJ Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
...weird to see a Pikachu with genetlia...
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StaceyJulAlexandria Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
nice work.
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ZGuy0fSci Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2017
A kickstart Pokemon anatomy project eh?

You've got some guts.  :D
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Christopher-Stoll Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Guts and nothing to lose.
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sun4000 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2017  Student Artist
Huh, well this is an interesting discoverery. Though I must ask why you used an Onix of all things as a base for how lethal their electricity can be...considering the whole. Ground type thing.
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Taric25 Featured By Owner Edited Feb 16, 2017
It seems the claim that Pikachu can shock Onix lies on shakey ground.
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ZGuy0fSci Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2017
you make a rather rock-solid case there... if catch my sediments.  ;')
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IronBrony1981 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Cool~!:iconcoolplz:
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MidnightShade676 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2017
Hi, awesome work, I was just curious if the pdf you offered in the kickstarter is still going to be available for purchase also or if it was just a kickstarter exclusive? Anywho, keep up the good work. :)
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Gustavirus Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2017
The picture, shown by artist, obviously proofs uncompetitive knowledge of animal biology and bad adaptation to pokemon drawings. These arts are unacceptable! Bad work. 👎
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Pristichampsus Featured By Owner May 16, 2017  Professional General Artist
I agree to some extent. The anatomy is pretty chop-job with little attention paid to actual animals.
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supermatan Featured By Owner May 11, 2017
are you F***ing kidding me? this guy is absolutely amazing at what he does!
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Pristichampsus Featured By Owner May 16, 2017  Professional General Artist
They are nice drawings, but for something that claims to be anatomical, there is very little lifelike realism here. Why does Pikachu have a creepy human-like skull? It should have a skull that at least looks partly like a mouse. These drawings are full of inconsistencies like this.

It is just as easy to make a pretty, contrived drawing that is bad, as one that makes more sense.
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supermatan Featured By Owner May 16, 2017
good point
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:iconsceptix:
SceptiX Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2017  Student General Artist
I'm afraid of seeing Raichu.
And that's my favourite, gosh.

Also, good work **
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HowaitoYasu Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2017
I can never see Pikachu the same again ;-;
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:iconzguy0fsci:
ZGuy0fSci Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2017
as Sans might say,

"Grow some Spine."    Eh?  :D
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Emberphyte Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
You don't know how long I was looking for this
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Christopher-Stoll Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Look no further, weary traveler! You've found the object of your desires :)
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Ethereal-Float Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
so creepy *shudders*
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:iconcatmasterz:
catmasterz Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2016
this looks surprisingly legit, thumbs up!
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:iconlolguy83:
Lolguy83 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Who knew bananas had skeletons?
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:iconfl4r1x-4v3r3nt0n:
FL4R1X-4V3R3NT0N Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2016  Professional General Artist
lol
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Lolguy83 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
xd
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AspenVitz Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2016
that's kind of terrifying but okay
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