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King of the Ash World

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Commission for :icontitanalia: for her friend's birthday. A belated happy birthday to him ! :)
She told me he liked this kind of artworks ([link] ) and asked me to put screaming faces on his armour so I made something with a similar atmosphere (though it's not really similar).

Very classic fantasy theme :) I enjoyed painting it, though I unfortunately had a big artist block after having started it (some troubles caused it, now it seems to be gone)

Photoshop CS3
25 hours approximately
No reference used except for the face, though it looks nothing like the original photo, since very few of the face is shown and I changed the expression.
Some textures from CGTextures
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alithking's avatar
Cool artwork. 
Schneeb0207's avatar
Fantastique!! ^_^ You did a fabulous job with the horse's mane!
Echo3110's avatar
Had to fave twice xD This is amazing! =D
eisengrind's avatar
All of your artwork is really amazing - this one is one of my favourites...
Naresque's avatar
I adore your work!
wow i would love this on my darts shirt. i play proffesional dart my nickname is the instigator would suit me down to the ground
Whitesekhmet's avatar
just stunning °°
Leap-of-Faith97's avatar
how can you draw so AMAZINGLY!?!?!? Do you use the smudge tool a lot or do you blend just blend with lots of colors so i looks soft??? this is incredible!
Hahahaveryfunny's avatar
Reminds me of the second horseman of apocalypse. Good work!
Vyse-Dyne's avatar
Disturbing on many levels, and truly awesome at the same time. :D I love it. ^_^
VoxGothica's avatar
breathtaking O_O
outsydrka's avatar
goddamn, i really like the horse, with the fiery hair and tail and all. the horn, the eyes...great! and the details on the armor also very nicely done.
Dianae's avatar
Thanks a lot :)
sockstealingnome's avatar
Oi I think the armor is the scariest bit about this. It's like I'm looking at a Ringwraith...who has a face. Good job creating a hellish atmosphere with the dark colors. I just don't understand how to make something glow like that though. More practice for me anyway.
Jennie-Wolf's avatar
You have been featured here
[link] :):) :)
chimesickle's avatar
Wow, you have mastered the fire effects, light and shadows. It is so much better than the original!!
little-angel-girl80's avatar
Wooah, that`s epic!! oO Though the faces on the horse and man looks very creepy ><
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