futuristic female

Tara Mechani by Dana Albany

“Tara Mechani is a 15-foot tall metal figurative sculpture that fuses subtle references of the female Buddha Tara with future characteristics of the female robot. The idea is to create a “being” that encompasses both the past and future, melding worlds of ancient wisdom ideology with future mechanics and technology.”

 Photographer unknown

We’re doing bi-ped 3D characters the next month, and this week we’re working on the design. The thing is, that our current teacher has a reputation for being a lil’ bit misogynistic, and wanting female characters to have boobs, fluttering eyelashes and long legs, or else the audience won’t read them as female~
So I went ahead and came up with the most androgynous female futuristic pirate captain I could think of, just to shove it in his face.

These are my first two drafts.