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-Bulbasaur- by arvalis -Bulbasaur- by arvalis

Bulbasaur is my favorite Pokemon, Venusaur is not as cool. It really bothers me whenever I see a more realistic take on the Bulbasaur line as a frogs. I dont care for frogs, and I really like Bulbasaur, so therefore he isn't a frog. Not to mention he has "saur" in his name, which means lizard. I really ran with the lizard idea and he ended up like a cross between a Horny Toad and a Scutosaurus. The way I figure it is that they have an endosymbiotic relationship with a very large type of flower. The flower reeks of death, the fumes can even be toxic and keeps large predators and competition away; however it attracts insects which brings food for the young Bulbasaurs. Venusaur is 6'7", though are actually taller as their flowers can vary in height and are not measured. They also use their tusks to dig up roots much like wild boar. Bulbasaur is the best.

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BaconManiac Featured By Owner 1 day ago
I love the scutosaurus look you gave it.

This is my headcanon now.
McHaven Featured By Owner 2 days ago
Bulbasaur IS the best!
songbreezewolf Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love, love, LOVE the fact that you used Rafflesia as a base for the plant, I always thought of the plant on it's back as some sort of corpse flower and even the original artwork for Venusaur supports the Rafflesia specie of plant :D
FionaDevil Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
very nice
Phoenix-Fightmaster Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Hobbyist
This is probably my favorite one of the lot. Its blend of naturalistic anatomy with fantasy monster design is almost perfect. It is the golden standard to which the rest of this project should be held.
I'm serious. This is better than a simple "Toad + plant" formula. It's a far more intricate blend of what the monster is intended to be, and what nature has given us. It is superb.

And the fact that I'm giving you positive critique here is proof positive that you will pretend I have said nothing and focus entirely on the fact that I don't the ones you didn't put any effort into.
arvalis Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014
I too like this one a lot.  It is tied for my favorite with my charizard, tyrantrum, and feraligatr pieces.  I thank you for your kind words.
lollipop3455555555 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014
List of visible Pokemon ; Venusaur, Ivysaur, Bulbasaur, Nincada and Ninjask
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QuantumDynamix Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  New member Hobbyist Interface Designer
bearded dragon much?
TomBoy3601 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014
Yes! Finally! I LOVE Bulbasaur! Veunsaur was always kinda disapointing for me...
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