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Happy Halloween! Gotham Gears WIP by ChasingArtwork Happy Halloween! Gotham Gears WIP by ChasingArtwork
I really really tried to get this done for Halloween, but I couldn't make it :( and at about 4am last night I realized his look was heading in the wrong direction. I need to make him lankier, change the stance, less bulky torso, there will be stich-esq designs added, and etc.

So heres my first attempt at the Scarecrow Gotham Gear, its got a lot wrong, and needs a fair amount of work before it looks like a proper Scarecorw Mech, but I thought I would share the HORROR that is my half finished work file. :) all the parts strewn around him have been torn from other gotham gears

Give me a couple days, I'll get my head back on straight and release the real Scarecrow Gotham Gear. Hope you cats have a happy Halloween!
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So as I have been unable to find a finished version in your gallery I'll assume this was never finished and you're still accepting input! First off let me say that your work is excellent and this "gear" is masterfully crafted. However, like you said yourself, I think its going in the wrong direction. Lets start with what makes the Scarecrow the Scarecrow...chemistry and fear. Even in Batman: The Animated Series, Jonathan Crane used chemicals and toxins to incite fear in his victims. From what I see in the current iteration of your Scarecrow you may have been going for a spider theme, but the Gear ended up more as a giant tank (worked for Bane Gear) and strayed very far from what the Scarecrow emulates.

There are two ways I can see this being very successful if we're talking totally new direction: Tall and spindly, or hunched menacing. The chemical/toxic element of Scarecrow's character could be a bigger part, but accentuated with your style. Perhaps belching clouds of toxic fumes or riddled with long, thin, sharp objects used for administering his fear inducing serums. Large glowing eyes (yellow/orange?) and a menagerie of poison filled tubes (you could make those green or sickly orange) could be a fitting addition to this Gear as well. Keep the brown scheme though, that works very well and could make other colors become very intense. There are also a few elements in the Joker Gear that could work very well on Scarecrow such as tattered cloth and teeth (a hood would be a good call). Lastly, I think a scythe is an great prop for the Gear to be holding or have holstered on his back.

So again, assuming you haven't finished the piece, good luck with completion!
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trentcarr Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey what do u use to make these 
ChasingArtwork Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
adobe illustrator
TinyDragon5 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013

Have you ever thought of doing this kind of stuff with creepypastas?


chaotea Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013
I realize im probably quite late on this comment, but in case you've sidelined this drawing, ill trow in my thoughts :)

With the scarecrow being all about hallucinogenics, it would be interesting if he was a fairly small, nonthreatening frame, that after deploying his toxins, would 'bulk up' in a way that may not look too threatening normally, but would be terrifying under the effects of his fear toxins. Thus allowing him to be strong without relying on combat abilities (Like an animal puffing itself up to look bigger). As its all technology it might be a signal rather than gas that transmits a virus that alters the perception of others. This could incorporate some form of antenna or transmitter into his design.

Anyhow, ive been loving the stuff.
Dragonik2 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013
I'm sorry, but who's the guy in the middle?
AykayRelentless Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013
Have you ever watched 13 Ghosts? If you wire-frame The Juggernaut and add billious green smoke with tattered half face grin, walah you've got Scarecrow. P.S : Don't forget the top hat.
KUN01 Featured By Owner May 21, 2013  Professional
Man thats super sweet gr8 style ..could you please tell how you did it looks alchemy-ish or just photoshop.
ChasingArtwork Featured By Owner May 23, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
all adobe illustrator
PlugDude Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Opacity work :D
ChasingArtwork Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
oodles of it
PlugDude Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I spent the whole day trying to reproduce his style of art.
but how I am begginer not had much success
how many years you make these arts
Dracosaber Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013
Even unfinished this is amazing. Hope you come back to it and finish, it can really turn out amazing! Love your work!
durva Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013
Your style, your quality of work is simply EPIC!
giga1214 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012
If your lisining maby go for a hanged man look with a freddy hand with tubes and chambers for his gas and some broken parts to add to his scaryness. Scarcrow main weapon is his gas so it is a good idea to highlight it.
Ricvictor Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I always think that Scarecrow must represent fear itself. You really got the spirit of making a robot-like version of him.
Justin-Campbell Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012
To be honest I do like it but it made me think of Man-Bat not Scarecrow.
daw327 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012
it looks nice. thank you! and for the real one you should test out a "wide-brimmed" hat for him. (just a suggestion by the way).
ChaosVengeance Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
DarksidersMaster99 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012
Is that Scarecrow!?
girlgunner Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I'm liking it! Keep chipping away at it!
MonsterKingOfKarmen Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
BlastClan Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow that is just too amazing. Nuff said.
DutchOvenSupreme Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
i would like to see your take on batman beyond
aoxenuk Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
you know, I can see the design process here, it's really interesting and helpful. And awesome. So big thanks man!
Sunnycat17 Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012  Student Digital Artist
As others have said...Give him a lankier figure. I like the spider-y idea from below, my idea is to give him more of a syringe idea, as in Arkham Asylum, he had a glove with syringes for the claws, which were actually used to inject his fear...erm...poison crap or whatever.
Still, great job as usual! :D
Dav3cske Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
What I'd recommend is going for a more creepy, spiderish, slim, pointy look, and forget the bulky feet and body as you said. It has to be a creepy crawler that sneaks behind you and backstabs. :D In his case injects his poisonous gas or liquid if we're talking about stabbing.
King-Khorne Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012
This is great so far i love the all the gotham gears that you made also do you plan on making a killer croc cause he was my favorite
inxedgein Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Nalken Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Student General Artist
for the concept for the scarecrow you did a great job man, alongside the others Gotham Gear itīs awesome
lordturtlemonk Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Can't wait to see if you do a Killer Croc one.

The story behind it would be pretty cool for an aquatic mech.
xericho Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
you've inspired me to quit my current Urban Superheroes series and do something like this. A Marvel Mechs series or something, haha. awewsome stuff d00d.
Zinjo Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012
That looks amazing!

How photo real to plan to make it?
wr4ith0 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I like how this gives us a little insight into your workflow
kyubiman Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Student
Yea! Scarecrow! What a great Halloween gift! Say, were you planning this all along during all those times I bugged you for a Gotham Gear Scarecrow?
Looking forward to the complete version;
VolpeTrickster Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Student Interface Designer
i like it~ :D
neosapian6 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Student Artist
One of the most unappreciated characters :3
SteelGears Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
i could easily say best Halloween i've seen today!your unending work as always is absolutely amazing!
Shadow-Schemer9119 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Cant wait to see the finished Scarecrow :3 He's my all time favorite Batman Baddie
nidhogg3 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012
Scarecrow? I'd have thought Solomon Grundy.
Marinakl Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
haha:D happy gotham halloween
BaneNascent Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Sweet. It'll be nice to see the finished piece, but for now you eat candy and scare some children!
Deadpool7100 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012
looking cool!!!!!
love the random cat!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
JanicB Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012
Very cool as usual :)
Mokkwill Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012
apsolutly epic..........................O_____________________O
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