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Kopaka Toa of Ice by AndrakaNuva Kopaka Toa of Ice by AndrakaNuva
Considering the popularity of my Bionicle sketches from
highschool. I decided to do a new redesign one of my
favorite childhood characters, Kopaka, to develop a better
digital skill set.

This however turned into a series of bionicle related pieces.
The other 5 Toa redesigns: [link]

My artwork is "head-canon" and any innovations
I make are not meant to anger or upset.


When I was a kid I disliked the movie designs. I always
pictured the Bionicle characters looking tough and realistic.
God forbid I mention Michael Bay but I tried to give the Toa
a movie style makeover with the Transformers movie and
its adult audience in mind.

My take on them was emphasizing the biomechanical.
My definition being "organisms naturally occurring in nature that
evolved resembling machines with a base element of iron, silicon,
or another metal." Much like the Silicon monster in Star Trek.
Evolved rather than being built by another race. Much in contrast
to post 2003 Farshtey canon:
[link]
Lol, gotta love head-canon. :D

Chinese Sword reference:
[link]

All rights go to the Lego corporation.
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SILENTPHANTOMOMEGA Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014
funny the bionicle 2015 version looks almost exactly like this one, or at least the mask does
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Snowy-Aegis Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Because, as we all know, Kopaka is best Toa.
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:icona-miner-problem:
A-Miner-Problem Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Dayum
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LukeMCFC141 Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Student Writer
Kopaka is clearly the... coolest, of the Toa Mata/Nuva.
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VLADAX Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014
I agree with and without the pun. ;)
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Mizu-no-Kage Featured By Owner May 19, 2014
My boy has never looked sexier.
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SUP-FAN Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
UNITY!!! DUTY!!! DESTINY!!! BIONICLE FOREVER!!!
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Sidorak12814 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
CRAPICOLA this is awesome!
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Biosonic100 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The only design from the Miramax films I like and dislike are these; I like the way they icorperate the biomechanical aspect. I dislike how it was realized. Does this make sense?
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Mrtrainfreak12 Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013  Student Filmographer
Very nice! Glad I'm not the only one who didn't like the movie designs I think yours look nicer :D
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