sick tortoise by Paul McClintock

Poor sick tortoise thing, coughing up stuff.

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Paul is the physical location of a collection of otherwise disparate neurons and synapses that occasionally give a convincing impression of consciousness and free will as they react to the various stimuli in their immediate surroundings in a purely mechanistic, non magical way.

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  • sparklehen
    sparklehenabout 7 years ago

    This is great, cool colours!
    I hope he’s ok though!

  • alykat
    alykatabout 7 years ago

    agree with sparkhelen, great colours but am worried about the little fella!

  • Paul McClintock
    Paul McClintockabout 7 years ago

    Actually, the colours turned out brighter than I wanted, so I’ve just desaturated them a bit. But now I’m thinking I desaturated too much.

    The monitor on my computer has a dead pin or something so all the colour displays badly. It’s kind of guess work, followed by rushing over to another computer to see what it looks like. Not a very fun way to work.

  • tambatoys
    tambatoysabout 7 years ago

    looks good on my screen :)

  • Luckyvegetable
    Luckyvegetableabout 7 years ago

    Haha, this is cool =)

  • FlyAwayPeter
    FlyAwayPeterabout 7 years ago

    “iiit doooessssnn’tt maaaatttteeeerrrrr…” this is just like the tortoise from that movie!! The one that was allergic to people and kept sneezing all over whatshisface! I love that movie! (I love the picture too. Little teeth and everything!)

  • You mean The Neverending Story?

    Yeah, I guess it does look like that tortoise thing in the mud. Hmm.

    – Paul McClintock

  • Kaitlin Beckett
    Kaitlin Beckettalmost 7 years ago

    I hate it when my giant tortoise coughs stuff up…pain in the bum to clean.

  • Jake Harvey
    Jake Harveyalmost 7 years ago


  • shanmclean
    shanmcleanalmost 7 years ago

    hahaha nice idea

  • kirrily
    kirrilyalmost 7 years ago

    Great work – you’ve really captured the essence of illness!

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