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Heads Up 123 - Black Racer by SeanRM Heads Up 123 - Black Racer by SeanRM
From the strongest of the Gods to the lowliest of Bugs, none can escape the inevitable grasp of the Black Racer!

I knew going in that I wanted the Black Racer to have a more armored look, as well as a skeletal "face" - but there was one major issue bugging me throughout coming up with my take. The color scheme.

Classically, the Racer is decked out in the primary triad - but I can't help but feel that seems a bit off for the embodiment of death that haunts a race of Gods. However, you look at the other redesigns of the Racer that reduced him to black and blue for colors - and it makes him kinda boring. I thought having him give off an bizarre prismatic glow was a neat way to keep his colors, but give him the look of cold black metal armor.

Disclaimer - These redesigns are for fun, and not part of any actual project.
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Chwen-Hoou Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014
Nice take on the Black Racer.
WanderingKotka Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
The prismatic effect was a great choice.  It sets him apart from the other designs as the only one with a "soft" color and also makes him otherworldly.  
SeanRM Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thanks, I might have to draw a comic panel or pic of him actually "racing" through space to see if I can perfectly capture how i saw it in my head.
LESimmons Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014
Definitely one of the strangest members of Kirby's cosmic pantheon. I mean, skies, seriously? Still, the color scheme is definitely rocking it, really psychedelic.
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