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June 12, 2014
Skyfire by Nambroth is one of several stunning pieces that can be found within their gallery. Nambroth's attention to detail, use of colour, and the overall composition is superb. Be sure to check out the rest of their gallery!
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Presenting the cover of book two from the Summer King Chronicles!

Skyfire, by Jess Owen!
Continue along with Shard, the gryfon (gryphon/griffin/griffon) as he continues to seek his destiny as the Summer King. If you like gryfons, wolves, sentient/sapient animals, and a lush fantasy nature-based world, you might get a real kick out of these stories. The first three chapters of the first book are linked to, for free, in the url below. :)

The kickstarter funding this second book is now over, sadly, but you can still check out some of the cool stuff that happened:…

Both the Hardcover and Kindle version are available:
This is the second book in the series, so don't forget to check out "The Song of the Summer King" as well!…

The Author's website:

This was painted as a wrap-around dust jacket, so the section with the tree will be a back flap, the owl will be on the back cover, Shard the gryfon on the front, and the rest of the rocks will be the front flap. Hence the long format!

Painted in Corel Painter, using the oil pastel and acrylic brushes.

Edit: Thank you so much for the Daily Deviation! It is an honor!
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Bloodwolf-Xx's avatar
I have just started reading this series. I am addicted.
montypytonyey's avatar
wow your work its amazing!!! I love the composition and colors.

Can you go to my profile and check my work ? I would appreciate.
Peiridae's avatar
Again, this is gorgeous. It absolutely deserved a DD! :D
InsmouthFishPerson's avatar
The owl is just so unimpressed. "Oh, you crated fire? Well how does that help me catch field mice now?"
Angie-Pictures's avatar
Beautiful work! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:

Saliona93's avatar
Wooow it's awesome! La la la la 
Wow AMAZING!!! I am writing a novel right now; maybe when I finish you could do the cover. ;)
TheGalleryOfEve's avatar
Congratulations on your well-deserved DD!!! :iconflyingheartsplz::iconlainloveplz::iconflyingheartsplz: :clap::clap::clap:
I’m very happy for you!!! :iconloveloveplz: :tighthug:
HiruDemonstrife's avatar
You got a daily dev! Excellent! Well worth it, for all your work is beautiful! 
TanukiTagawa's avatar
A very pretty pic,with great artwork and amazing coloring!  :clap:
Nexu4's avatar
awesome work :clap: congrats to the well deserved DD
Count-Vilanova's avatar
that wol is not amused XD
Azvolrien's avatar
Beautiful work! I especially like the Archaeopteryx-style tail; it's not something I've seen on a gryphon before. The rowan is a nice touch, too.
PureDesignsR's avatar
Good one! I like the colors
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WillemSvdMerwe's avatar
Yay, you got a DD!  Congrats!
Sun-for-two's avatar
I just looked at this drawing about a week ago ( and I have been dying to get the book ever since. ;P )
A well deserved Daily Deviation :D !!!
mea00's avatar
Nice work! Congrats on the DD
PsykoHilly's avatar
:onfire: ... excellent work!
mrs-pookie's avatar
This is wonderful!
So many details (can't take my eyes of this awesome tree on the left. HOLY SHIT)
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