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Smite Sun Wukong

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By Brolo   |   Watch
Published: November 6, 2013
© 2013 - 2020 Brolo
Hi Guys, here is another character I did for Smite game, please don`t forget to visit and test the game here  www.hirezstudios.com/smitegame…

THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!!

History

Warrior, rebel, trickster, monk, Sun Wukong is known by many titles in the East, yet it was a Journey to the West that made him a hero.

In his youth, Sun Wukong gained leadership of the monkey tribes, learned secret arts and spells from a Taoist monk, and acquired the legendary Ruyi Jingu Bang from Ao Kuang, a staff that could change size according to his whim. He defied death itself by wiping his name from the Book of Life and Death, and united many of the other monster tribes who sought to ally with him, an act that garnered the attention of the Jade Emperor.

In an effort to better control the Monkey-King, the Jade Emperor awarded him a title, but when Sun Wukong discovered his new position was little more than “stable boy” he grew angry and declared himself “Great Sage, Equal of Heaven,” and waged war on the heavens. For this treasonous act, he was finally captured and imprisoned beneath a mountain for five centuries.

At long last, the humble monk Xuanzang was seeking disciples to protect him while on his legendary Journey to the West to collect the Indian Sutras. Sun Wukong gladly agreed to serve him, but the Buddha wrapped a golden circlet around the Monkey King’s head so that Xuanzang could control him. With three other disciples, they faced eighty one trials during their quest, and collected the sutras. For his service and strength, Sun Wukong was awarded Buddhahood, finally ascending to heaven and gaining immortality.

With an epic battle between Gods taking place, Sun Wukong’s presence is all but assured.
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GhostexorcistHobbyist Digital Artist
I've mentioned your piece in my most recent blog article which explores the literary description of Sun Wukong. While I recognize the technical skill of your drawing, it looks nothing like how the character is described in the novel.

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trilliondollermanHobbyist Photographer
Heh, monkey!
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DameElizabethStudent Interface Designer
Can I print this for Sean Schemmel to sign at Sydney Supernova this year? X3
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powerxneHobbyist General Artist
as a Chinese ppl, I want you to know that this wukong is the most perfect design in my mind. I love this sun wukong so much. along with his wild, angry and fearless motion and expression on his face. wow! that's the real him! ty for doing so well!
alithking's avatar
Amazing art work, well done.
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k-hotsHobbyist General Artist
The real wukong in 'history' doesn't have a tail. Just for your information that is... not that this Badass is not a good design.
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SerpentSabatour97Hobbyist Digital Artist
I could take him.
pokedude356's avatar
So do you do all the god artwork for SMITE? (just asking)
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BroloProfessional Digital Artist
Not all, but I made 40 cards aprox. (default and alternative skins) Thanks for asking :)
Vogita's avatar
Ok i found the perfect artist for this skin finally. Hey dude i had a idea for a Sun Wukong skin. If you dont take requests thats understandable you don't need to bother then. But can you draw a Goku skin for Sun Wukong. After all Goku was originally based off of Sun Wukong so it would be paying respects to each story. You can make Wukong Super Saiyan like and make his club Goku's legendary Power Pole.
pokedude356's avatar
I found that out myself but, thanks for the info.
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michi18shStudent Traditional Artist
*0*
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Hey dude, i always wonder when i fall on something like this, how did you begin drawing ? I always give it a try then somehow, it frustrates me to do bad stuff and can't continue, but deep in me i'd be the happiest man in the world if i could do something similar to this, really, but where and how to begin ? Any tips ? Would be very thankfull, have a good day.
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Hi i am doing a blog with study purpose can i use your art i will put a link to your deviant art page, it is like collecting the art pieces that i like the most in there. As i said it is for study purpose in university. Please answer me ASAP. Thank you in advance :)
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BroloProfessional Digital Artist
Sure no problem, Thank you very much for your interesting in my work :)
Kefkloud's avatar
This design is just AWESOME!! I can't stop using this character just for his looks!!
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TheAngelDragonHobbyist Digital Artist
Very badass Sun indeed.
daemontohno's avatar
Love Sun Wukong! You did him justice. Good work
Natrill's avatar
NatrillStudent Digital Artist
This is Bloody amazing. This was such a nice card I dont know why they changed it to the new one, even though the new one is awesome as well.
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marsfalconStudent Interface Designer
They should put your art back on the character's card. It's much better than the new one imo.
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Madrigal2000Student General Artist
So, you are the artist behind the awesome god cards? Great! :w00t:
I'm loving your works!
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