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Gorthaur the Cruel (Inktober Day 11) by MatejCadil Gorthaur the Cruel (Inktober Day 11) by MatejCadil
Day 11 of inktober 2018 – "cruel"
"Sauron, greatest and most terrible of the servants of Morgoth, who in the Sindarin tongue was named Gorthaur, came against Orodreth, the warden of the tower upon Tol Sirion. Sauron was become now a sorcerer of dreadful power, master of shadows and of phantoms, foul in wisdom, cruel in strength, misshaping what he touched, twisting what he ruled, lord of werewolves; his dominion was torment."
J. R. R. Tolkien, The Silmarillion, chapter 18: Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin

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SaMo-art Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2018   Digital Artist
Wow!! This is outstanding and terrifying ... 
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MatejCadil Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you, I am glad it makes such impression. :-)
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Toraach Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2018
He has nice pet doggies :) 
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MatejCadil Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Indeed he has =D
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Toraach Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2018
In Polish pies and psy. In Czech pes and psy :) 
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MatejCadil Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:-)
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FrerinHagsolb Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2018
Amazing depiction!
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MatejCadil Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! :bow:
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MensjeDeZeemeermin Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2018
That's my favorite name for him--your depiction very much in keeping with Tolkien's mental image of him.  I'd have Huan the Hound's image on my banners if I marched against him, the one individual WHO BEAT THE TAR OUT OF GORTHAUR IN SINGLE COMBAT!

Needful to say, your art is just marvelous.
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MatejCadil Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks a lot for your comment. I am glad you think so! =D
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4RN13 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well done.
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MatejCadil Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! :-)
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LightDragon1988 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2018  Student Artisan Crafter
Really nice illustration!
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MatejCadil Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! :-)
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