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Those who favour fire

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I've been hearing about and seeing copies of this artwork around the net, used WITHOUT my permission. If you see someone using this (or any of my artwork) WITHOUT giving me due credit, can you please, please, please let me know? Thank you to those people who have already let me know, I really appreciate it!


And thank you so much, and thank you to everyone who has fav'd and commented! I'm sorry I can't individually reply in most cases, but I do appreciate every single comment, fav, watch, everything! Thank you.




UPDATE: To those who asked, here it is!
How to Paint Fire by Imaliea
Enjoy!

Yikes it's been too long again >_< but finally I finished this! Seriously this started as a random drawing of wings and just... exploded o.o Only reason it took this long was because I kept changing everything lol but at last it's done! Enjoy!

I learned a lot painting this, namely 1) fire is hard to paint and 2) I like to torture myself by painting the very things I find hard to paint (fire, hands, tricky light sources). Which is I suppose a good thing, only way I'll get better. :D I was attempting to loosen up my painting a bit, but not sure how well I succeeded ^^;

There's a few meaningful things in here but I won't explain it, I'll just leave it for you to draw your own conclusions from :) I'm curious to see what people pick up

As usual I will submit to clubs and such when I get time...

Technical Info
Photoshop/Painter combo, best of both worlds :D
Also many male models were ogled in preparation for this - all in the name of art, I swear.
Title is from Robert Frost poem, Fire and Ice.

© EJW (me). No stealing or using without permission.

PS Might I also add, this one makes a pretty groovy wallpaper if I do say so myself.
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Bonjour,

J adore votre image et souhaiterais savoir si vous vendez les droits pour que je puisse l'utiliser pour la cover d'un livre et à quel prix ?

Merci de votre réponse 😊

This is absolutely spectacular!
hueyx's avatar
it seems that someone copied your art:

God of Fire... by HellKobra
I have found someone who has actually used this exact image saying it is their work... if you need the proof I can show and provide it to you if you need it.
CptnEdge's avatar
I just don't have the words to define how stunning this is wonderful art work.
I'd like to get your permission to use your art. How should I contact you? Thank you - April
PendragonArts-GEA's avatar
As I am looking up similar works to a muse I am following, I find this and hun... your works are and have been all over the internet and FB for years. :(  Looks like it's not as bad as it used to be.... but here is just a simple google image search... sorry for the long url... www.google.com/search?tbs=sbi:… but you can find sites this way illegally using your art.... another work that has been stolen and is very popular is this fan art one: Blizzcon 2011: Diablo 3 Tyrael by tobylewin
eyecandy14's avatar
 Absolutely Amazing!!!! full credits to you my dear in >= www.facebook.com/EyeCandy14/ Nod Heart 
CallMeHarbinger96's avatar
This is really amazing. My eyes are in awe.
Amazing stuff :o great job !
This guy is similar to me.)) Just look at my page and make sure vk.com/id62105476
Is this a reference to the poem 'fire and ice' by Robert Frost??
Your work is breathtaking!  Such imagination and realism for fantasy art!  Thank you for sharing!
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EbonyLobo's avatar
AMAZING god i would kill to be able do that!CURSE YOU!  back to the programs and pencils for meI think I've fainted. 
SeanExcellius's avatar
Did you forget the shirt?
Drachenseele's avatar
oh wow the fire and teh beautiful wings. Amazing.
cassonian's avatar
This is beyond phenomenal....
d3smike's avatar
Wow, I've seen this picture before somewhere, but it had a different face. I really hope this is the Original because it looks fucking amazing. Spectacular work :D
Minecraftnerd75's avatar
This reminds me of the Mocking Jay pin in Catching Fire. The guy is the Mocking Jay and hes on fire and the circle is the pin. If this artwork was meant to be just that then Im gonna feel stupid lmao. But anyways phenomenal work!
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Go for the original +fav 
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