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Godzilla 2014: The King Returns by SeanSumagaysay

Pretty darn accurate, if I do say so myself! I like the subtly to the scales and body texture here, although it could stand some extra ...

Dino paint by PootDamnYou

It's always interesting to see a non-paleo-artist's take on a dinosaurian form, because there are all sorts of cool design possibilitie...

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Matt Frank
Artist | Professional | Other
United States
It's me, Matt Frank! Kaiju artist and commercial illustrator!
Official website: www.mattfrankart.com
Contact: mattfrank85@gmail.com
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First off, thank you so much everyone for the lovely birthday wishes :) You guys are too good to me.

Secondly, this was a hell of a birthday surprise.

Yesterday, it was formally announced that Toho Studios would be reviving their OWN Godzilla film, set to be released in 2016, with production starting in 2015. Speculation abounds on the project, but the biggest question seems to be the focus on CGI or traditional Suitmation. The article cites the recent adaptation of the manga Parasyte as an example of the "high quality filmmaking" that Japan is currently capable of, but given the franchise's tradition of practical effects, and perhaps an unwillingness to appear inadequate when compared to the hundreds of millions spent of American SFX, we may be seeing something akin to Shinji Higuchi's Attack on Titan adaptation - a combination of sparse miniatures, green screening, props, CGI, and suits. One can only hope.
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This is coming on the heels of the recently announced Godzilla videogame receiving US distribution. The trailer was well-received at the VGA's a few nights ago, even if the host didn't seem particularly interested ;)


Also, let's not forget the new life-sized Godzilla head being sculpted atop a new theater in Shinjuku - giving the impression of a 50-meter tall Godzilla peeking into downtown Tokyo :D

Between all this, Godzilla 2 coming out in 2018, and Pacific Rim 2 in 2017, it's a good time to be a kaiju fan :D

If I made a bi-monthly podcast, would you guys be interested? 

93%
365 deviants said Sure! There needs to be more kaiju-centric podcasts!
7%
26 deviants said Not at all. I find you painfully uninteresting.

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MuttTheCartoonist Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014
Happy birthday!
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K13-ZAR Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014
happy birthday :party: :airborne: :party:
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SethHM Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday!
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ultrakoichi Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birthday Matt!! Hope you had a great one!! Five Nights at Freddys 2- Chicas Cupcake -Icon GIF 
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Pedes-Nex Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday! :party:
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Krocken Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014
Happy Birthday :cake:
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tinman2010 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014
Happy Birthday Matt!
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Godzillakuj94 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy birthday!
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kakyuuspark Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday :)
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WinterGaia Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014
Happy 2014 birthday Matt.  Looking forward to another year of great art from you as well.
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