Posts Tagged ‘ Shredder ’

Everything That Was Wrong With The Ninja Turtles Has Been Fixed.


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The artist known simply as Clog Two, hails from Singapore City, Singapore, and has done something that Micheal Bay, and $125 million dollars couldn’t… Reinvent the Ninja Turtles, and make them look good.  The new look of the Turtles in this years summer fiasco was something many classic fans had issues with.  (It was stated that using facial motion capture wouldn’t translate properly if the digital turtles didn’t have nostrils and lips like their live action counterparts.)  But Clog has managed to do them justice, illustrating the TMNT heroes and villains with tattoos and accessories that compliment the characters.  If you want a print for yourself , hit up Clog at clog02@electrocaine.com, they sell for around USD320.

 

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The Real Life Ninja Turtles?


What if Shredder, Splinter, Rocksteady and Bebop were real? What if the toxic ooze that created the 90’s action film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles spilled into the sewers today? The results would probably look a lot like the pictures above.  Now for a confession, before this post, only my immediate family knew that I had an unhealthy obsession with the Ninja Turtles.  TMNT backpacks, jackets, umbrellas, bed sheets, from the years of 3 to 5, I was all about it.  So when I saw the works of artist Dave Rapoza, it hit close to home.  Rapoza has updated the TMNT, and given them all a brand new real-life look. Even the creepy little fly villain, Baxter, from the cartoon got a makeover.  Each new piece is both gorgeous and horrifying at the same time.  And although there are no pics of the star turtles themselves, it definitely makes me yearn for the old days of the Foot Clan.