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HMS Royal George by RadoJavor HMS Royal George by RadoJavor
Again my favourite theme. Artwork for the game Total war:Empire. This one was my biggest and most complicated painting, so I hope It was worth the time spend I have finished this piece some year ago, but cant post it because the marketing policy.
It shows the Battle of Quiberon Bay near coast of France. The ship on the right is HMS Royal George, pride of the british navy with almost 900 souls on the board.The battle fas fought in late november so the weather was very bad. Ship on the left is french La Superbe, and this ship ended very bad at the end.
I painted the ships as they were, based on many historical resourcess: paintings, engravings and models. And of course a bit of my imagination. No other references were used.
As I said this was my biggest work till now. Original res is 3000x1500, it takes me about one month to finish. Done in Photoshop CS3 from the start. I'll be happy to see your commnets and critics.

Please dont use the picture, because its property of creative
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HMS Royal George by *Radojavor is an intricate piece of beauty, which captures the bigness of a canon fight. The attention to detail is absolutely breathtakingly amazing. ( Suggested by Annachuu and Featured by cosmosue )
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RebellingLemming Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2019  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great art
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Hapax-Legomenon Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow! The detail in this is incredible! And it only takes you a month!?
Stunning.
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bluegiraffe93 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2018  Hobbyist
Man, i love these paintings
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:iconprincipalityofscotia:
WOW WOW WOW, I love this, such an amazing piece of art work.
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kcs11 Featured By Owner Edited Feb 4, 2018
This is the best and breathtaking warship painting ever
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KaitoDraco Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2018   Traditional Artist
.... I see it on my news! to say that because of a firefox crash, my work days of a Royal George fan art lost .... * depresses * T__T but the worst c that I feel even more zero seeing this fucking level ! magnificent !! <3
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Elochai1989 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2018
This, literally left me speechless, absolutely amazing.
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tjnaija Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2018
Sweet. I like it
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brianlee20171 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2018
Beautiful.
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Amigo-Rosenstein Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2018
Eine epische Schlacht, schaurig schön dargestellt.
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JericaWinters Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing painting! :wow:
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Rosirika Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wonderful.
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Hideous-Muffin Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
WOW.
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SanagiCgB Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is insane. The attention to detail is astounding.

You legit.... I'm ... I'm speechless.
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Breadnought25 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2018
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Heavenly-Mantra Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2017
Holy War
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Vargon62 Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
I don't think I really have the words.  Just awesome!
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dolfinguy Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2017  Professional Traditional Artist
Hey, thought that you might like to know that this image has indeed been ripped of and reclaimed as being done "better" by someone else. Go to  rerezzed hms royal george by Thomasscharless  and you'll see what I mean. This guy has also stolen other artists work and claimed it as his own. Go after him!!
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DeadPegasus Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2018
Burn his soul to the ground.
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ChronoGandit Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2017   Photographer
Your artworks were a lot of what made Total War: Empire worthwhile for me.
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ObscureCreation666 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I'd pay money for this. I'd get a frame for it and it would be hanging on the wall of my bedroom, this is incredible. 
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Steph1975 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2017
How can I purchase a poster size print of this image. It's my partner' Birthday and he has always loved this piece of art and I know how much he would love this hanging on his wall. PLEASE HELP!!
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ObscureCreation666 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I agree, I'd love to have something like this hanging in my room. 
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DubaiBunniesUAE Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2017
Nice work
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ImamAsterixo Featured By Owner May 30, 2017  Student Digital Artist
i love it
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Vandal030 Featured By Owner May 16, 2017
Amazing Artwork.
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Wankers-Cramp Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2017
What an amazing pic, Maybe we can see HMS Glatton? XD

I so want to see a modern day Total War that encompasses the world, you as it's main illustrator of course.
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Birdsatalcatraz Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I am just in awe, I love tall ships and have quite a growing collection of prints and paintings. This is just mind blowing on so many levels. Truly a masterpiece xxx
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Poolday Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is amazing . I wish I could paint like you . One day perhaps! My congratulations to you!
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RadoJavor Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2016  Professional General Artist
Im sure you can, its just patience and some love for ships. 
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mhoonruk Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2016
This is incredible, I thnk ships and beautiful New England scenes are your 2 best topics. You are inspired when you create these :)
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tazzmanien Featured By Owner May 26, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is one of my most favorite pictures I've seen in the last years. Just astonishing!
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Eleynah Featured By Owner May 11, 2016  Student Digital Artist
I love it! Such action! I love how you make paintings historically correct and based on true events.
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LazyRayFinkle Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2016
Oh my. This is some outstanding work. 
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wiedzminka Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Really amazing
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alithking Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2015
WOW! beatiful and epic art work, congratulations!
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newsanno Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2015
This is just breath taking. I have been looking at the masters and this is something I want in oil. 
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Massive-Legend Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Utterly astounding, well done.
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Bigjack66 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2015
Great pic! I love pics of old ships in full sail! The cannon fire makes it even more evocative! There's a lot of detail.
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Palliden7 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2015
I love painting of these sailing vessels in a running broadside. Great work!
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StellaRose1 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Gorgeous!
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DaybreakersInTheMist Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! Absolutely stunning!!! *_*
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Muraki3777 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2015
stunning work!
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GreenSunWolf Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Absoloutely phenomenal- you can feel the power just radiating off these ships, this painting. Can't you here the thundering guns? The splintering wood? absoloutely wonderful!
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MensjeDeZeemeermin Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2015
Incredibly powerful, a tremendous depiction of naval warfare in the days of wood and flying iron.  So many things done so right here, the black smoke, the confusion, the carnage and havoc.  I always have the same problem with your work, and it seems ungrateful to cavil--but all your ships are very lightly laden, you can see their lower hulls out of the water, when the hulls would lie lower, with the burden of the ammunition, ordnance, and men on board.  But it's just a tremendous painting.  By way of poor thanks, here's a movie I think you'd truly enjoy watching.  The battle takes place off Korea, but they got it right in the film, too:

www.imdb.com/title/tt3541262/?…

The world has seen very few admirals of the quality of Hawke, or Yi Sun-Sin.
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EternalUniverse1 Featured By Owner May 30, 2015
Just like Pirates of the Caribbean. I love it.
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martinanthony99 Featured By Owner May 8, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
dammn
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warrior1944 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015
Just freaking amazing picture and I cant to help but be impressed by this and also see those ships firing broadsides at each other :D
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RabbitShelter Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2015
wow
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lavaBucket Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015
Awesome and totally stunning! I guess every person who ever played TW:Empire won´t forget your artworks. They are almost too good for loading screens ;)
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