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Crimson Lord Argel Tal and Cyrene Valantion. Inspired by some extracts from the wonderful novel by A. Dembski-Bowden "The First Heretic" (yay, I wish there would be several more chapters about those two).
About 3 hours, hope to finish it one day.

Well, guys, here is a small update. I'm very grateful to those who wrote me and showed a post in a blog of Aaron Dembski-Bowden. That was a great wow-wow-wow-surprise. :)
And this... aarondembskibowden.wordpress.c…
I'm really happy because I got a biggest reward an artist can have. Especially in case of Cyrene and Argel Tal who became my favourite characters from the very begining of the novel.
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darcebooks's avatar
I would love to purchase a copy of "RED" 40K Cyrene & Argel Tal. Is it available for sale?
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RedFearWindHobbyist Artist
Давно нравится эта пара, хотела написать стих по ней, но не получалось, чего-то не хватало. Увидела арт и он стал той самой последней частичкой, которая была нужна для творчества. Теперь нашла автора, и могу сказать - спасибо, это было потрясающе^^

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NoldofinveProfessional General Artist
Запоздалое спасибо. )) Рада, что арт вдохновил. ))
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Ohhh... It is just PERFECT *___*

In my opinion, "The First Heretic" is one of the most beautiful books in the whole "Horus Heresy" series, and Argel Tal is a character with one of the most painful stories. I still want to draw him and Cyrene's white statue in the darkness of spaceship hall...but not sure about my skill v_v Such beautiful scene shouldn't be drawn poorly.

And your art, again... I have no words, literally. Wish I could borrow some from Word Bearers... ^^'
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NuditonProfessional Digital Artist
Hey! I'm reading this awesome novel and I was looking for a drawing of Cyrene. I was surprised because this was the only one I found, so I decided to make my own fanart too. I hope you take an eye on it, and tell me what you think, they're very different, but everyone has a different way to imagine characters.

By the way, I really like your drawing and its variations. I like the way you used the brushes and colours, fantastic work!

Here is mine: Click here

See you!
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NoldofinveProfessional General Artist
Thanks a lot for the comment!

I do like your version of Cyrene!
El-Jorro's avatar
any story that pushes the humanity of astartes is great in my book
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Oh Lord... My favorite "Horus Heresy" character, Argel Tal...
He looks so human in your piece, I almost expect him to lend his hand towards Cyrene...
First time EVER I am rendered silent by ANY artwork... Wonderful job here
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NoldofinveProfessional General Artist
Thank you very much for the kind words. I like this character too. Actually that novel greatly staggered me and I couldn't keep myself from drawing something to describe my emotions.
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You are welcome :)
Wyzilla's avatar
Thought I'd point out as well that ADB is also using the middle piece as his avatar on B&C if you didn't know.
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NoldofinveProfessional General Artist
Wow... )) Thanks!
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Scar7104Student Digital Artist
Восхитительно! Прекрасно! А стих тоже ваш?
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NoldofinveProfessional General Artist
Спасибо. :) А автор стихотворения указан в конце (надо нажать на иконку за знаком (с) ).
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Scar7104Student Digital Artist
Да, спасибо, я уже обратил внимание) Но этот арт нарисован все-таки прекрасно
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NoldofinveProfessional General Artist
Этот роман Дембски-Боудена меня очень зацепил. Не в последнюю очередь благодаря трогательным отношениям Аргела Тала и Кирены. 
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Scar7104Student Digital Artist
Да, меня тоже
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Тронуло... Однозначно в Избранном;) если Вы не против, хочу вылепить эту композицию в миниатюре...

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NoldofinveProfessional General Artist

Ваа, это вообще было архикруто! 

Очень приятно, что арт понравился. ))

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KnoxyMcKnoxHobbyist General Artist
A beautiful piece! I love it!
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NoldofinveProfessional General Artist
Thanks!
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oh, i found it, sry))
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wonderful poem, who is the author?
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NoldofinveProfessional General Artist
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