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Third Armor by rockman-forte Third Armor by rockman-forte
I was going to make a poster out of this like the "Final Battle" poster. I then realized that I prefer to do those without X's armor. Now I usually don't draw X in armor cause I prefer the no armor look, but after playing X3 again I figured I wanted to draw the awesome armor I remembered as a kid.

I have a few plans for an X3 poster but he will not be wearing the armor. I also decided to change up my style a bit by hand drawing the lines as opposed to Pen tool with simulated pressure. I felt that this made it look a bit more "Official" and natural rather than the lines from the pen tool. I also decided to change the names on a few of my deviAtions to a brushed Japanese style lettering, and in English rather than Katakana.

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:iconwam2910:
Wam2910 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013
Awesome! 
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:iconrockman-forte:
rockman-forte Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013
Thanks!!!
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MOJUTMNT Featured By Owner May 27, 2013
Wicked.
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:iconrockman-forte:
rockman-forte Featured By Owner May 27, 2013
thanks!
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:iconxclark:
XClark Featured By Owner May 4, 2013
You did a fantastic job and I would be honored to have this image on my wall! :)
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:iconrockman-forte:
rockman-forte Featured By Owner May 5, 2013
wow thanks! that means a lot to me.
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:iconxclark:
XClark Featured By Owner May 5, 2013
Anytime and I am glad! Keep up the good work! :)
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:iconhunterfusion:
HunterFusion Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Max armor ftw :D!
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:iconrockman-forte:
rockman-forte Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013
it actually doesnt have a name.. the bandai packaging called it max armor as in it was full armor.. its actaually just the 3rd armor.. thus the title .. i found this out just before i posted it case believe me .. it was originally posted as MAX armor XD
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:iconhunterfusion:
HunterFusion Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hahahhaa I see!
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:iconfraot:
Fraot Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Now you made me like Megaman X3's armor. I actully hated before.
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:iconrockman-forte:
rockman-forte Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013
wow, thanks!! that really means a lot to me!
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:iconunderscythe:
UnderScythe Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013
This is made of win! You took some defining aspects of the series and mashed up together, like the slender proportions and face from X8, the armor from X3 and finally the color scheme from Command Mission
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:iconrockman-forte:
rockman-forte Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013
thank you!! thats exactly what i did XDD
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:iconunderscythe:
UnderScythe Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013
Touché
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:iconbigbulbasaur:
bigbulbasaur Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013
Kewlnes!~
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:icondeezer509:
Deezer509 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome!!
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:iconrockman-forte:
rockman-forte Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
thanks XD
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:iconimbisibol:
imbisibol Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very nice! You have a pretty distinctive style. Solid celshaded colors plus varyingly thick lines that seem to "bleed" or glow. Looks awesome. :nod: Oh, and let's not forget how well draw this is. :headbang:
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:iconrockman-forte:
rockman-forte Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012
Lol, over years i like trying new things and i like evolving my style. progress is shown that way
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:iconimbisibol:
imbisibol Featured By Owner May 1, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's great! :)
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JomanMercado Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
awesome work!! how do you make the outline like this? i like it :D
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:iconrockman-forte:
rockman-forte Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012
i used pen tool at 1 pixel and then i lined the rest by hand to make em thicker in specific areas to add dynamic
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:iconjomanmercado:
JomanMercado Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
ooh is that how it caused the lines to look blurry?
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:iconrockman-forte:
rockman-forte Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012
no that was actually a filter, i duplicated the line layer and added gaussian blur i think at 2.5-3% id have to check the psd file to know exactly
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Mace66VW Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Saw this on The Mega Man Network's gift art section. Fantastic work. Especially diggin' the X8 style.
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:iconrockman-forte:
rockman-forte Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012
Thanks I appreiate that. I spent a bit of time on it.
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DestinyDecade Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Mega Man X's 3rd armor... it isn't like X or X2's armor but it has some interesting good things. For starters, you can air dash upwards, have a barrier that can protect you, built in map that tells you hidden locations when you start the stage and the ability to perform a cross-charge shot. Although what I also like about it is the fact that you can also gain enhancements that can boost things up such as a double air dash, health regeneration, hyper cannon and even a stronger barrier though I would prefer the Gold Armor which has everything.

Well done. Great picture.
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daisolaar Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2012
I know you prefer the no-armor look... but this piece is really THAT good. I think you should draw his other armors in this style.
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rockman-forte Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2012
I've gotten a lot of requests to do so but the only other armors id consider drawing are the first and second. MAYBE the GAEA ...maybe but also unlikely. :B
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daigospencer Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey, I have my own version of hyper armor
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:iconrockman-forte:
rockman-forte Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012
Is it original or a photo edit?
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:icondaigospencer:
daigospencer Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
is just a drawing
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:iconrockman-forte:
rockman-forte Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012
so its an original pose n stuff
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:icondaigospencer:
daigospencer Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
this is [link]
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:iconrockman-forte:
rockman-forte Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2012
oh the official command mission pose :B
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Soul-Rokkuman Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Professional Filmographer
My favorite armor ever! :heart:
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:iconrockman-forte:
rockman-forte Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012
I also love this one!
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:icontrizrocks:
TrizRocks Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Student Writer
wow, it looks sooo nice
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:iconminezero:
minezero Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012
esta excelente,que programa ocupastes?
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:iconrockman-forte:
rockman-forte Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012
Thanks or um... Gracias! La programa usando es photoshop CS5. Sorry my spanish is a bit rusty :P
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UltimateArmorSonic Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I really like your style for Mega Man X. It looks really cool :)
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:iconrockman-forte:
rockman-forte Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012
thank you
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:iconultimatearmorsonic:
UltimateArmorSonic Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your welcome :)
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Reploid-Man Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
This is awesome! This is the most detailed version of the Hyper Armor I've seen. A job well done!
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:iconrockman-forte:
rockman-forte Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012
Lol thanks!
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:iconhunterfusion:
HunterFusion Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh god the armors in X8 style just looks amazing! :iconamazingplz:
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:iconrockman-forte:
rockman-forte Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012
Thank you!! :B Its a bit of a mixture though. X8 with CM and a little MHX
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:iconhunterfusion:
HunterFusion Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This isn't a mixture its the most pure genius thing to combine everything into one epic form! :iconfalconpunchplz:
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rockman-forte Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012
Lol thanks XD
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