Daily Deviation
CarmenSinek's avatar
2K 103 42K (1 Today)
By CarmenSinek   |   Watch
Published: October 19, 2010
© 2010 - 2019 CarmenSinek
There are a few nitpicky things to finish on this, such as detailing out the rocks/mountains a bit more, but I am mostly happy with how this one came out and I want to save the "finished" version for the printed portfolio. It's the second boss from my mock WoW dungeon project. Most of the design is based off of lore.

This would be Xavius resurrected as a servant of Azshara, pulled out of the Emerald Nightmare.

Here's a link to the WoWwiki article on Xavius: [link] It might explain why he bears some resemblance to Illidan. He also began as a Night Elf and became the first satyr.

Xavius is (c) Blizzard Entertainment.

Edit: Oh... wow. I logged on and didn't know why I suddenly had new favs and comments, and then suddenly noticed the DD. A huge, huge, huge thanks to Aura-Moon and StormPenguin. I am incredibly humbled by such kind and generous words.
Image size
1000x690px 933.04 KB
anonymous's avatar
Join the community to add your comment. Already a deviant? Sign In
BuryTheLiving's avatar
This is fantastic. I was just doing the "The Demon Prince" quest and I decided to look up Xavius. After reading about him I thought that a lot of the art wasn't exactly in-line with his description. This on the other hand is exactly how I pictured him. You blew it away. Awesome!
hypn0s-sama's avatar

Impressive, trully impressive...
ZariaSilverleaf's avatar
Xavius scared me in lore... this is even scarier XD nice!
Hazelgee's avatar
HazelgeeProfessional Digital Artist
I think the sunlight through the wings pushes it beyond really good into bloody-hell-that's-great ;) really nicely done!
CapitanaRecondita's avatar
wow, great work!
jadedlioness's avatar
jadedlionessHobbyist Photographer
It's nice to see a Xavius getting some love, it's a beautiful piece :)
Xeiggerott's avatar
XeiggerottHobbyist Writer
He's come a long way from being a tree. But what a loser, though, to be killed thrice by the same guy. I mean, really, you think he might have learned something from his past failures.
thandav's avatar
thandavProfessional General Artist
wow very cool work ,, color & concept ,composition
biotechbob's avatar
biotechbobHobbyist General Artist
Toonicorn's avatar
ToonicornProfessional General Artist
Terrific use of lighting and composition. Subtle and effective use of color. Plus this guy looks truly badass. Great work!
zatsu483's avatar
One word: AWESOME!
Angie-Pictures's avatar
Great work. Congratulations to the DD. :iconflowerheartplz:
Lompster-Monster's avatar
Lompster-MonsterHobbyist General Artist
This is gorgeous.
I don't have any more words.
pasztel's avatar
pasztelProfessional Digital Artist
It's very nice work. Congratulations!
Atelier-Saru's avatar
Atelier-SaruHobbyist General Artist
Whoa whoa whoa whoa whoa~. This is just lovely. He's so huuuuge. :'D
I looove monsters. I love them so much. Your angling is absolutely perfect- all of it is.
LordCastigator's avatar
Damn, looks like someone's seen better days. Might need someone to put him out of his misery...

Nice work. I like...
Julia-Aurora's avatar
Julia-AuroraHobbyist Digital Artist
Great perspective and colors!
NaamahVonhell's avatar
NaamahVonhellHobbyist Digital Artist
IamaCapoeiraNinja's avatar
IamaCapoeiraNinjaHobbyist General Artist
damn... now thats a bad ass dude. great job man, especially on the sword
Mrckss's avatar
Woa I Love Your Art D:
DJMadameNoir's avatar
DJMadameNoirProfessional Digital Artist
Elemental699's avatar
Elemental699Hobbyist Writer
i love this picture... even tho im no longer a fan of wow :XD:
anonymous's avatar
Join the community to add your comment. Already a deviant? Sign In
©2019 DeviantArt
All Rights reserved