Human Animals

Contest Info

  • Started: 5/27/2009 15:00
  • Ended: 5/30/2009 17:00
  • Level: advanced
  • Entries: 50
  • Jackpot:
  • FN Advanced 1st Place $5
  • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
  • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
  • FN Advanced 4th Place $1
Human Animals
Contest Directions: The modern theory of evolution says that humans descended from animals - our ancestors were fishes, reptiles, and finally monkeys. From biology schoolbooks, we all remember the images of human embryo development and how at different stages the human embryo looks very similar to the embryos of different animals. Surprisingly, in our early stages, we look closest to rabbits. That may explain some human mating habits too.
Photoshop any animals with mouths, eyes, or noses changed for human's. Here's one good example. You can also add some human hair (and haircuts) to animals.
Many thanks to LunaC for the contest concept.

Contest Info

    • Started: 5/27/2009 15:00
    • Ended: 5/30/2009 17:00
    • Level: advanced
    • Entries: 50
    • Jackpot:
    • FN Advanced 1st Place $5
    • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
    • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
    • FN Advanced 4th Place $1
50 pictures
  • Crazy Monkey With Human Face

    Crazy Monkey With Human Face
        • Ooops Newsie, uhhhh she was a he haahahahahahah Great charactaure!!!!
        • Them big blues just keep drawing me in, like this chop.
        • Looks good and creepy but I wish you hadn't just mirrored the image in the middle. A litle difference on the right and left side would add to the chop, I think.
        • I agree with Grabthar, I don't like the mirrored thing either , but I have seen mirrored images win here so....
        • congratulations hes a handsome devil!!
        • Congrats Anavrin It's a golden banana for this chimp!
        • Great Chop Anavrin, and congrads on the GOLD!
        • Thank you so much guys! Cant believe it, my first gold and so proud of it.
        • Looks like my school music that was a long time

  • Rasta Chimp

    Rasta Chimp
        • Freaking hilarious!
          Friday night out for monkeys?
        • hoooooohouse congratulations i love the glasses !! nice work!!!
        • Congrats Hohouse Rasta monkey wins a trophy, HH drops cynical view on at 5
        • Great one, HoHouse!!! Congrats on the silver!
        • lol Rainman made my day. Can't wait until next year for another trophy and thanks to all the voters in this contest, my humble gratitude.
        • THis one had to place in the top 3!!! Really funny, HH!!!
        • Silver and bronze congratulations, HoHouse! You are on a roll!
        • Congrats Ho! And a double win at that. This reminded me of Whoopi too. Both are great entries.
  • Funny Dog with Hair

    Funny Dog with Hair
        • Must be time for bacon, well done.
        • "Squirrel!"

          We saw the 'Up' movie today and when the dog freezes and turns quickly to the side saying, 'SQUIRREL!!' it cracks me up everytime. This reminds me of it.
        • Frickin' hilarious. Sadly the image quality of the mouth is obviously lacking.
        • Great work. Just wish the mouth part was of higher resolution
        • what Newsy said, one bad source can ruin an entire chop. check out xeros clarity filter.
        • wow wood too !!! very nice!!!! congrats hohouse
        • Congrats Hohouse x2 You're on a roll now!

          I would also recommend to brush up on sharpening and noise reduction tutorials.
        • Thanks again, you humans are my inspiration that just keeps me chopping. I don't use photoshop and that's why I will all way be light years behind the true masters of FN. To old and lazy to catch up with the times.
        • Just as funny as the first! Congrads on the double tap!!!!
          So ,your strategy is to hang back and then gobble up all your trophies at once! I see your plan you Sneaky Pete! LOL
  • Will Smith the Squirrel

    Will Smith the Squirrel
        • Looks a little Billy Joel-like too.

          The watch is a great addition.
        • I love how you still made Will Smith recognizable! Great blending!
          The watch is a freaking nice touch.

          ...and now I understand why Smith is all nuts

          [Edited by User on 5/28/2009 1:08:50 PM]
        • great chop i find it so funny we can still identify the person!

          congrats burntfaery !
        • Congrats Burntfaery Easy to tell that's Fresh Prince squirrel..nice job.

          Tip: When resizing (e.g. watch), hold down the shift key to lock the ratios when dragging the transform tool's corner, or click the chain icon on the top menu to lock the height and width together. Then it will not become oblong or distorted looking.
  • Dog Pool Party

    Dog Pool Party
        • I love this. Instant fav. That dog wearing the sunglasses cracks me up!!!!!

          Suggestion: The pug on the left - with that foot extended - you could add a playing card to his foot - just like you see in the dogs playing poker painting - the dog is cheating and trying to pass the card.

          ....An upright doxie could be a waitress bringing beer.....

          Again, I luv this as it is.

          [Edited by User on 5/29/2009 8:55:10 AM]
        • i had thought about doing something like that, just kinda run out of time to work on it, my step daughter is here for a visit, so i gotta spend some time with her
        • rolling on the floor with laughter!
          The crazy eyed Bo with a cigar is my favorite, but all dogs are humanized hilariously!
        • this is adorable,, a party))) i understand the time issues!
        • i added a hooters waitress real quick, hope it looks all right
        • Tho they don't really look like they belong in the picture I like this really much. Especially the Hooters dog. Nicely done!
        • What a great goofball chop!!!!
          Just way,way funny!
  • Shy Frog with Lipstick

    Shy Frog with Lipstick
        • really well done. the wink, eyelids and lips all look great!
        • Stage two of the Friday night transformation - frogs to princesses
  • Smoking Monkey

    Smoking Monkey
  • Jessica Biel as a Cat

    Jessica   Biel as a Cat
  • Mr Dog

    Mr Dog
  • Rodent with a Mohawk

    Rodent with a Mohawk
        • Must be the genetic line Marty Feldman came from hahahahahahaha good one!
  • Bull with a Man's Face

    Bull with a Man's Face
  • Mr Bean Ostrich

    Mr Bean Ostrich

          catching my breath)

        • rolling on the floor with laughter! This one caught me by surprise...
          Still giggling here
        • isnt it funny we still know its him!!
        • Ahh.... (out of the trophy range)... luved this, Twister.
  • Pretty Monkey

    Pretty Monkey
        • Well, as they say, beauty is in the eye of the beholder...

          Good work!
        • This would be a good mate for the one above

          Gr8 work
        • this was probably newsie's date, not the other one
  • Hillbilly Horse with Eye Nostrils

    Hillbilly Horse with Eye Nostrils
        • Now this is my kind of chop, Freaking hillarious and goofy to the core. Very well done!
  • Little Chimp with Toy Banana

    Little Chimp with Toy Banana
        • Yeah, but the eyes add a sort of whackiness. I mean they look totally insane LOL
        • Say all you want, I know it's David Letterman without the makeup
  • Cat with Human Face

    Cat with Human Face
  • Orang-Utans with Human Noses

    Orang-Utans with Human Noses
  • Little Hedgehog with Teeth

    Little Hedgehog with Teeth
  • Smoking Otter in Hat and Glasses

    Smoking Otter in Hat and Glasses
  • Smiling Giraffe

    Smiling Giraffe
  • Scarlett Leopard

    Scarlett Leopard
  • Iggy Pop Monkey

    Iggy Pop Monkey
  • The Texas Bush Elephant

    The Texas Bush Elephant
        • Big Hahahahahahaha this contest is a riot, they're all so good
        • I always thought he was a horse's a$$, but now I realize it's not big enough
        • My my, what a long nose he's got!
          Sort of an old Pinocchio!
  • Punk Monkey

    Punk Monkey
  • Civil War Wolfman

    Civil War Wolfman
  • Human Horse

    Human Horse
        • Ahhhh Jerry, I too thought so. Then I got it. One must consult the cosmic to get this one. Look past the physical evidence and into the spirit. LOL In truth, it followed the contest rules deeper than any of us went and sort of humbles me in it's depth LOL
          Nice one Crisclod.
  • Scared Rabbit

    Scared Rabbit
  • Crazy Camel

    Crazy Camel
  • Barry Manilow Parrot

    Barry Manilow Parrot
        • bird needs to be stylized like the additions
        • Perspective of the nose seems off, otherwise neat.
        • As usual politician, poliparrot talks a lot.
  • Ugly Owl

    Ugly Owl
        • facial hair over the feathers a bit would have helped blending
        • Now I hear this song playing in my head: OWLy you...
  • Human Faced Cat

    Human Faced Cat
  • Baby Seal with Blue Eyes

    Baby Seal with Blue Eyes
  • Cat in a Hat

    Cat in a Hat
  • Cheeky Puppy

    Cheeky Puppy
  • Cute Guinie Pig with Hair

    Cute Guinie Pig with Hair
  • Pug Dog with Human Face

    Pug Dog with Human Face
  • Monkey Nerd

    Monkey Nerd
  • Fancy Cat

    Fancy Cat
  • Human Cat

    Human Cat
  • Surprised Panther

    Surprised Panther
  • Woman Pig

    Woman Pig
  • Sad Eyed Bassett Hound

    Sad Eyed Bassett Hound
        • While it looks quite okay I wish you hadn't stretched the eyes so much.
        • Awww, look into these big brown eyes...!
  • Green Eyed Lion

    Green Eyed Lion
  • Female Owl

    Female Owl
  • Hyrax Smiling

    Hyrax Smiling
        • i live in florida, and haven't seen him, lol, don't think i want to either
  • Parrot Inside a Sheep

    Parrot Inside a Sheep
  • Marty King Lion

    Marty King Lion
        • I am still learning everyday, hope I do this is right, just my idea's hope this works
  • Punk Gorilla

    Punk Gorilla
  • Loris with a Long Tongue

    Loris with a Long Tongue
  • Fluffy White Cat

    Fluffy White Cat
50 image entries
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This contest is fueled by the following news: Evolutionary connection between humans and monkeys: If the first man appeared in Africa, then who were the first Asian inhabitants? Where did they come from? Also, is there any evidence about their migration from Africa to Asia along the assumed route? Here, we need to refer to recent interesting paleoanthropological findings. In 1993, the Georgian paleontologists Gabunya and Vekua, found a lower jaw of a very ancient man, who lived around 1.7 million years ago, on the territory of their country near Dmanisi. Dates match coincidently: 1.7 - in South-east Asia and the same - in Georgia, approximately the same (1.6) - in Africa for the Homo Ergaster. Figures give evidence about some large-scale migration of ancient human beings. As there were no ancient forms of early representatives of Homo such as Homo rudolfensis in Asia and Europe, a conclusion can be made that, it was the beginning of a mass migration of ancient mankind from Africa. By the end of the 20th century, reports from Georgia were received about new discoveries - two more skulls were found in Dmanisi. The new found material helped in precisely determining the position of the found creatures among the hominids: the skull was comparable with findings in Nariokotome and also with the Asian Pithecanthropus. They were defined as early Homo ergaster. European traces: So, Africa, South-east Asia and the intermediate regions were inhabited by early members of the genus Nomo around more than 1.5 million years back. What was happening in Europe during that period ? Till recent times, the oldest discovery of ancient human remains found in Europe was the lower jaw of so called Heidelberg man, named after the place of discovery (near Heidelberg, Germany) in 1907. He lived approximately 500 000 years ago. The new discovery made this date much more ancient. During excavations in Atapuerca hills near Grand Valley (Spain) in 1994, Spanish anthropologists Arsuaga, Bermudez de Castro and Rosas discovered an incomplete skull of an adolescent, aged about 780 thousand years. He had archaic features combined with more progressive features. On the basis of this discovery, Spanish researchers highlighted a new species - Homo antecessor (Man predecesor), assuming that immediate ancestor of modern man was found. However, other colleagues consider that the Grand Valley discovery was the earliest form of Heidelberg man and was genetically linked to African Homo ergaster. Therefore, a conclusion was drawn that Heidelberg man was the successor of Homo ergaster in the ascending evolution line and also has African "roots". There are many other serious bases in Ethiopia, near Bodo in favour of this conclusion, where a skull, belonging to Heidelberg type of 600 thousand years of age was found in the 1970s. Maybe, this served as a proof of African roots for the ancient Europe population? An illustrious event for anthropology occurred at the end of the 20th century after the discovery of a skull in Grand Valley, which changed the notion about the age of the first Europeans. An Italian anthropologist Ashanti reported about discovering a skull near Ceprano (Italy), the "age" of which was equal to 800-900 thousand years, and its structure corresponded to the early stage in Heidelberg man or Homo ergaster (erectus). Presently, this date can be considered as the period of the first migration of man to Europe. Debates still exists with respect to the appearance of modern man (Homo sapiens) in Europe . One group of scientists believe that the present man is the form that evolved from descendants of Heidelberg man in Europe, and another version says - the Heidelberg form itself is the descendants of Homo sapiens in Africa. A chain of serial discoveries of human fossils, associating ancient archaic variants of sapiens of Bodo (600 million years old) with early "anatomically modern" man, skulls of whom were discovered in Ethiopia near Omo River at the end of 20th century. Keeping in view of these discoveries, modern man originated in Africa at least 130,000 years ago (but not 40,000 and also not in Europe as was thought previously).