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Scorpion Pizza Box by StingRoll Scorpion Pizza Box by StingRoll
Hiding in dark and dank alleys here we have the dreaded Scorpion Pizza Box.

Hunting in packs these deadly creatures lure in unsuspecting prey, usually young male humans after their weekend courting rituals at dusk to dawn establishments they commonly refer to as "Niteclubs". They gain their prey's attention by their calls which sound like the sizzle and pop of melted cheese, these crafty creatures also have a highly developed pheromone system which entice their quarry to their demise by issuing out odours that are very similar to highly sought after foods by humans.

Different subspecies of the Scorpion Pizza Box have highly differing pheromone odours, the Hawaiian species has been said to smell like ham and pineapple, while some here in Australia seem to have the odour of various cooked meats and BBQ sauce.

Once a potential meal has been enticed away from his group the Scorpion Pizza Boxes attack on mass crippling him which their razor sharp pincers or paralysing them with an injection of molten hot cheese via their stinger. They then share the spoils amongst the group devouring everything of their prey.

So... the Scorpion Pizza Box has been a design of mine for probably nearly 20 years and I have only just remembered him so I thought I would try drawing him again.

The sketched and inked versions were all done by hand and can be seen here; fav.me/d6ih32i
And he was coloured with my Wacom Bamboo tablet with Photoshop.

I hope you guys like and as always I am keen to hear your thoughts. :D
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Azeila Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Everything in Australia will try to kill you... even the pizza boxes! :lmao:
What a great idea!  Very evil though! And that, friends, is why you should always pay for your pizza instead of going after stuff you find on the streets!  I have a feeling that this lil' monster would be the next greatest enemy to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!  :lol:
At any rate, I'm glad you decided to draw down this old idea and share it with us!  It's quite creative!  I also like how you incorporated your da name onto the pizza box!  :D
Great work friend! :hug:
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StingRoll Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Haha.
Thanks heaps.
Yeah, death around every corner here in Australia. I love the thought of the Ninja Turtles coming across a pack of these little fellas... I may have to try and draw that at some stage :D
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PJBhavsar Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
We should raise a glass to 'old ideas realised'. Congrats. You've certainly put a lot of thought into this and glad to see it in the flesh. wait a minute.. what's that? smells so good... I can almost hear the bubbling cheese.. oh look! a pizza box....
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StingRoll Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Haha, thanks a lot mate.
I used to draw all sorts of weird and far out stuff when I was younger. I am trying to dig up some of my old sketches so I can revisit some of these ideas.
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AM05 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This could be awesome B movie :)
Beware its cheesiness can kill you in second
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StingRoll Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Haha, thanks a lot man.
That is a movie I would definitely see :D
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Allforn Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Professional
O_o interesting
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StingRoll Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Haha, Cheers :thumbsup:
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InsanityStudios Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2013  Hobbyist
Make this a movie, and I'd watch it o.o...Great artwork!! :D
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StingRoll Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Mate, if this was a movie I would be buying tickets to every showing :D

Thanks a heap and I really appreciate the :+fav: too.
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