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Ancient Discovery

This is a piece I did for Crossed Genres' CG Magazine 2.0 Anthology. :) An adventurer makes a discovery in an ancient temple!
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ChicoBioca's avatar
Bears a striking resemblance to the Apple of Eden from Assassin's Creed, but this passes a more magical feeling, rather than the ancient technology from Those Who Came Before. And the ruins look immersive as well!
Lucario-Stl's avatar
I thought it looked more towards Treasure Planet's Map.
ChicoBioca's avatar
The prosthetic leg helps guiding the memory. I was in an Assassin's Creed marathon through Ezio's history (II - Brotherhood - Revelations) back then, so the Apple was still fresh in my mind.
Lucario-Stl's avatar
That makes sense. I got Treasure Planet from the map of a star system of the artifact is giving off. Sweating a little... 
CKReeves's avatar
So cool! So cool it can be a cover for a book!
A-young-soul's avatar
Amazing artwork, wow
QAuZ's avatar
Your work as been featured here… :hug: :heart:
UmiEbon's avatar
It reminds me of the power cells from the original Jak & Daxter. Your style is amazing, by the way.
Vail-Combat-Irtis's avatar
Inspired by Assassin's Creed III?? :)
juliedillon's avatar
no..? I've never played any of the Assassin's Creed games. 
ChicoBioca's avatar
Vail-Combat-Irtis said that because the golden planets in your art are almost identical to the Apple of Eden from Assassin's Creed franchise.
juliedillon's avatar
I'm pretty sure Assassin's Creed is not the first or only property to ever make use of gold orbs. Floating gold orbs (and holographic planetary displays) are not uncommon. 
ChicoBioca's avatar
You are correct, naturally. Everyone sees in the image their own favourite golden orb, which makes me wonder what was your inspiration for those. Might I add that your image has its own identity, and only the golden orbs are loosely reminiscent of Assassin's Creed. The girl, temple around her and solar system give away a very different vibe. But I'm too much of an AC fan not to think about it when I see a round golden shape.
NayaWhovian1016's avatar
Love the sci-fi idea. Really cool. Very adventurous and empowering. Beautiful.
XandImus's avatar
looks so im-powering
raptarrin's avatar
Love the prosthesis!
Agromaniacs's avatar
Awesome gallery! Any interest in working on some comics in the near future?
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UDtheAesir's avatar
Nice! Sorta reminds me of the scene in Prometheus where David witnesses the star map in action.
ilenosirrah's avatar
Reminds me of Treasure Planet.
sbcal's avatar
Wow, amazing picture, love the colors!
95k's avatar
o.o GENIOUS!!...have had thoughts like that alot of time, you pictured it just awsome :D
Deborah-Valentine's avatar
lovely illustration powerful image great colors!
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