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Dead Space: Interim by LunaticStar Dead Space: Interim by LunaticStar
Dead Space

There are many reasons why Isaac Clarke has become one of my favorite fictional characters. As far as the actual game mechanic goes, he did well in Dead Space, squaring off with with the unknown with pluck and a steady aim. But his character? Betrayed, left to die, haunted by the monstrous ghost of his dead girlfriend. He's led, he follows, and is driven by this fierce desire to help, save others as well as himself. And what is he left with at the end of Dead Space? A fierce case of post traumatic stress (a very real and underrepresented disease as far as media goes, this deserves a nod in itself), nightmares, insanity, the specter of his girl, screams, gasping for breaths, the stomach turning nausea of zero-G.... And despite all these terrors, I don't take him for the angry type. Sad, introspective, yes. Whereas I personally want to strangle every Unitologist, Isaac probably would just pity them. Poor sap.

So in other words, I haven't played the sequel yet. I'm getting there! I have this fantastical romantic notion of Isaac on the shuttle, waiting to be rescued or just having been picked up by government ships. He's alone, terrified, and apparently naked. I wouldn't be able to wear that suit after all that stuff on the Ishimura.

It would be a kick if he ran into Schneider from DS: Salvage. :D Btw the hastily scrawled text behind Isaac is "What have I brought back?"

YEAH YEAH YEAH SEQUEL WE KNOW WHAT HES GOT DONT SPOIL IT FOR ME @_@

I really hope to pay tribute properly to Dead Space, continuing on my quest to make better arts.
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Arbiterninja Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist
-Is still staring at all your amazing pieces- For the third time... Teach me your ways @_@
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LunaticStar Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
This one and most of the early ones are pencil sketches that have been taken into photoshop.  I had this thing where I'd use a 3px hard line to slowly scratch in every little bit of color.  It was time consuming and fun. 8D 
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Tsukasa57 Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013
awesome
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Nightofcrows Featured By Owner May 29, 2013
Isaac is mostly likely the most unlucky engineer ever :D
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SwitchBlade-582 Featured By Owner May 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this, as it perfectly describes what most of us all feel about Poor Clarke... he wants to help...but,... even though he pities the Unitologists...he resents them...while its not his fault that the marker was found...or the sub subsequent ones... all he wants to do is get rid of them, and the Unitologists stand in the way....
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Crazyj85 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014
Don't forget he get's betrayed as well.
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SwitchBlade-582 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
that is absolutly true
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Anonymous10000 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013
No...I'm pretty sure Isaac hates them too.
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RobotProphet Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
oh my gosh i love this!!
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LunaticStar Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013
Thanks!
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