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By michalivan
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This is very important picture for me.
I was not satisfied with my work for some time. I just lost the passion for it. For some time, I was trying to figure out witch way to go.
Finally I think I found it! I'm very much into comic book art recently, and actually I always wanted to do it, but somehow I got more and more jobs for fantasy illustrations so I never had time and courage to do illustration how I love it. I think I managed to break some walls in my head during the struggle to make an illustration I'm satisfied with.
This one was a pleasure to do, I really enjoyed it. Hope you will like it as well.

It’s my version (fan art) of The Darkness (Top Cow comics)

edit: I changed the colors a little and added some effects, I think now it looks better
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© 2011 - 2020 michalivan
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RaguTheNinjaStudent Filmographer
Wow! I've never seen something like this O.o  Congratulation!
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I'm loving your use of colour and how you can portray the swish of a sword or a special effect.   Awesome keep it up.
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badass jackie!
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I totally love this and I hope you don't mind if I set it as my phone background :3
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Bears great resemblance to the Dark Eldar from warhammer 40k. A good resembalance might I add; both they and this look EPIC!
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michalivanProfessional Digital Artist
Thanks! warhammer 40000 is always good reference ;)
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FlaviusChisProfessional Digital Artist
Nice style, Im watching you ;)
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:iconwowplz: it's an amazing job! well done! ^^
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Powerfull, very good work.
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zanyhowStudent Digital Artist
Really good work: it's amaze me how swift and natural all the surfaces looks like. I'm kinda fan of the Darkness series (cleared XBOX game twice. so much fun!), and it's really cool character to draw!
Although it's just me or his helm is waaaay to bigga then proportionally it should be? 0_o
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Wow amazing
I just bought some witchblade
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StriderDenProfessional Digital Artist
When I read the Darkness, I always wondered if it wasn't more dangerous to an Artist to have the powers, than a Mafia thug...
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buy and sell cheap game online.
wow gold
rs gold
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holy crap that is one battle ready army........I could take it just let me get my gear
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Is great!!
Remembert to Jackie Stacado, from "The Darkness".
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Well welcome back from the darkness you were in.. this picture is amazing in its entirely. I believe is one of the greatest comic books created with a flair unlike any other.. I hope they use this as a cover for an upcoming piece..
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amazing, nothing i've seen in a while!!!!
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orabichProfessional Digital Artist
Great work!!

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Honestly, I liked your old style more.
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michalivanProfessional Digital Artist
Don´t worry it's more of a new approach than a new style. There will be few images I'm working on right now that are kind of colorful comic book over the to scenes. But I surely will do more dark and moody images as well, but now I hope that they will work better, as I'm not very satisfied with my previous work now and I want to try it a little different. Thanks for your oppinion, I appreciate it!
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princeofcsStudent Digital Artist
it's f*king awesome
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