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Personal piece. Photoshop cs6
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Given 2014-03-26
Suggester said, "I really like the composition and details here, but I especially like the lighting. great work." Sacrifice by johnderekmurphy ( Suggested by Miguel-Santos and Featured by RezaBisuto )
:icongrieverjoe:
Grieverjoe Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2015
That smoke looks awesome. Did you use custom brushes for it?
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:iconninkskoir:
NinkSkoir Featured By Owner May 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Incredibly realistic, love the smoke and blood details, stunning!
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:iconjohnderekmurphy:
johnderekmurphy Featured By Owner May 19, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the kind words! Glad you dig it!
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:iconninkskoir:
NinkSkoir Featured By Owner May 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem at all!
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:iconmartinpazromero:
martinpazromero Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
John this is awesome!! I´m Martin from livestream! :happybounce: 
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:iconjohnderekmurphy:
johnderekmurphy Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hahaha! that bouncing emote is awesome!

Thanks Martin! And thanks for stoppin by the live stream!
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:iconartdeepmind:
ArtDeepMind Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Nippleless :D
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:iconaegle47:
Aegle47 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Awesome work man!
by the way, how did you do the smoke?
It'd be really nice to learn that. :)
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:iconjohnderekmurphy:
johnderekmurphy Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
It's a combination of photos and texture brushes set to a layer style that I can't remember off the top of my head. :D
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:iconaegle47:
Aegle47 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Must've took a lot of experimenting to get the right feel.
Anyways, Thanks for letting me know, Gonna try experimenting too! :)
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:iconblanket86:
blanket86 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
This is so amazing! I love this composition and style! Really good work! Congratulations!
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:iconjohnderekmurphy:
johnderekmurphy Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Much appreciated! thank you very much!
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:iconsimplykit19:
simplykit19 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014
wow this is awesome! 
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:iconjohnderekmurphy:
johnderekmurphy Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the kind words!
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:iconsimplykit19:
simplykit19 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014
ur welcome :)
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:iconbrex5:
Brex5 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Is he sacrificing his nipples? XD
Amazing work :)
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:iconjohnderekmurphy:
johnderekmurphy Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You figured it out, haha thanks!
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:iconluigiguy54:
luigiguy54 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Looks like Quan-Chi from Mortal Kombat.
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:iconjohnderekmurphy:
johnderekmurphy Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
:)
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:iconjakecrusher4:
JakeCrusher4 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Student Writer
Kratos?
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:iconjohnderekmurphy:
johnderekmurphy Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
haha, not quite!
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:iconpoboy1994:
poboy1994 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014
awsom
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:iconjohnderekmurphy:
johnderekmurphy Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
:D
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:iconaya-creuset:
Aya-Creuset Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Great!!! :iconbravoplz:
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:iconjohnderekmurphy:
johnderekmurphy Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much :)
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:iconreginhild:
Reginhild Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Great work! Requested to add to our non-photography section at Tattoo-Art here on deviantArt:

tattoo-art.deviantart.com
Rii-gif2 by Reginhild
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:iconjohnderekmurphy:
johnderekmurphy Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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:icontanukitagawa:
TanukiTagawa Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014
Amazing look,with great artwork,wonderful coloring and shine effects! :winner:
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:iconjohnderekmurphy:
johnderekmurphy Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Glad you dig it! Thanks for the king words!
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:icontanukitagawa:
TanukiTagawa Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014
  You´re welcme!Is a great work!  :clap:
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:iconupshdragoon:
upshdragoon Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Excellent stuff!
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:iconjohnderekmurphy:
johnderekmurphy Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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:iconmarkivan:
MarkIvan Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Cool piece. Automatically made me think of Quan Chi. Great job.
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:iconjohnderekmurphy:
johnderekmurphy Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Quan Chi is a boss! Thanks for the kin words!
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:iconsharquelle:
Sharquelle Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Great work... I really love that smoke-like magic effect. :heart: +fav 
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:iconjohnderekmurphy:
johnderekmurphy Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks, glad you dig it!
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:iconsharquelle:
Sharquelle Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
My pleasure! :hug:
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:icondavidcoates:
DavidCoates Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great Stuff, awesome composition, colour scheme, subject. just great.
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:iconjohnderekmurphy:
johnderekmurphy Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Much appreciated, thanks for looking!
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:icondarkgoddessk:
DarkGoddessK Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014
Well done! This looks like a Magic: The Gathering card!
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:iconjohnderekmurphy:
johnderekmurphy Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome, thats the dream and my goal, maybe someday I'll land some work for Wizards of The Coast. :D
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:icondarkgoddessk:
DarkGoddessK Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014
Keep trying, sweetie! It'll happen one day. ^^
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:iconagenta122:
AgentA122 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Kinda reminds me of Quan Chi from Mortal Kombat.
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:iconjohnderekmurphy:
johnderekmurphy Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
:D
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:iconzwavelaar:
Zwavelaar Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, fantastic image. Magical!
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:iconjohnderekmurphy:
johnderekmurphy Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :D
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:iconaetherdezzlershat:
AetherDezzlerShat Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014
Hey, the dark style in the theme of this character, "sounds" like to Mal'akh, the antagonist of "The Lost Symbol"...
Excellent job my BRO!
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:iconjohnderekmurphy:
johnderekmurphy Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the kind words !
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:iconaetherdezzlershat:
AetherDezzlerShat Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014
HEHE! Is a pleasure... :D
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:iconannethearcher:
annethearcher Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014
Really cool! Reminds me of Azog from the Hobbit~
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