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Doctor Who "Bigger on the inside..."

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Old January 24 2013, 03:31 AM   #1
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Doctor Who Fanart

What would the four main characters of the original Doctor Who TV series look like if they were reimagined and redesigned for a 21st century cartoon? That's the project I'm working on right now in my deviantART gallery.

This is the Doctor:



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Obviously I don't want to devote a whole thread to my stuff, which is why it's named "Doctor Who Fanart", so if there's anything you'd like to share, I guess this is the place.
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Old January 24 2013, 03:42 AM   #2
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I like him! He's got personality.
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Old January 24 2013, 04:12 AM   #3
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Thank you Psion!

And Barbara is here.

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Old January 24 2013, 04:40 AM   #4
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Yes, he does. He looks like he's ready to give me a stern lecture.
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Old January 24 2013, 06:16 AM   #5
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Very nice!
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Old January 24 2013, 07:36 PM   #6
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Alright, I've just been high-concept'd. We need a Doctor Who cartoon series.
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Old January 24 2013, 09:42 PM   #7
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Cool! I love Barbara's dress!
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Old January 25 2013, 09:41 AM   #8
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Well given that there is audio for the original few episodes of Dr. Who but very little actual moving pictures - but there are some stills - would be interesting to see someone animate it instead. Make it more straight up "Adult" animation style, no silly "boings!" and weird sound effect graphics, but do it like you're simply animating the original. Maybe tweak the sfx a tad just to make them 'pop' a bit and you could be onto something.
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Old January 25 2013, 05:22 PM   #9
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Well given that there is audio for the original few episodes of Dr. Who but very little actual moving pictures - but there are some stills - would be interesting to see someone animate it instead. Make it more straight up "Adult" animation style, no silly "boings!" and weird sound effect graphics, but do it like you're simply animating the original. Maybe tweak the sfx a tad just to make them 'pop' a bit and you could be onto something.
That's what they did with "The Invasion", isn't it?
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Old January 25 2013, 07:02 PM   #10
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Yep, Cosgrove-Hall (noted for "DangerMouse") did the animation.

(I need to purchase the infernal thing.)

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Old January 26 2013, 06:34 AM   #11
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And next week, "The Reign of Terror"...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXvk8HbYQL0
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Old January 28 2013, 01:19 PM   #12
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And here's Ian Chesterton.

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Old January 28 2013, 05:40 PM   #13
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I was with you until now. That is NOT Ian Chesterton. Steven Taylor, maybe.
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Old January 28 2013, 05:46 PM   #14
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I was with you until now. That is NOT Ian Chesterton. Steven Taylor, maybe.
I know what you mean, and I agree to some extant, but you have to understand that I'm not just drawing these characters in a cartoon style. I'm trying to imagine what it would be like if one were to use the original Tardis gang for a cartoon show targeted at contemporary kids. In order to do that, some things have to be altered, every character has to find a distinct role and visual identity, and I can't just pretend that we're in the 1960's anymore.
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Old February 4 2013, 01:24 PM   #15
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Anyway, if my version of Ian looks off to you, I'm afraid you're not likely to like my Susan:

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