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Alera Codex : Marat

Walker and Doroga, with their Gargant clan. Marching towards Garados. fanart for Jim Butcher's Alera Codex series. :)

Jim Butcher says: Oh that IS pretty.

*eeeeeeeeee* XD
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majingojira's avatar
Oh man, this is so boss! 

Though I always pictured gargants as Giant Ground Sloths/Megatherium, the beauty of this piece well overcomes that personal hurdle. 
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KidenStormsoarer's avatar
i'm FINALLY getting around to reading this! have you read dresden files yet?
Haseo-Ani-Waya's avatar
Gladto see your work getting the recognition it deserves. If his series had your pics for cover art, I believe the series would be even more well known, no disrepect to the artist that got that honor though. Just though I'd add my two-cents.^^;
KalahanDuPhenix's avatar
I love this book ! So thanks for this, it's very beautiful !
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Braendyn's avatar
just wow.

I like the maturity of this image.

hopefully that comes out right, and doesn't sound pretentious but this is just really epic and great.
eaerth's avatar
wow - i don't mean to throw comparison among artists around but this must be exactly what happens when frank frazetta and bob ross make babies. i love it!
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Swiddy's avatar
That is awesome! Just finished reading the first book, and was looking for fan art. This tops anything I've seen so far.
avet2b's avatar
Your art is amazing, You are a very big inspiration to me!
woutart's avatar
So awesome! You inspired the crap out of me with this one. I did a study which got out of hand a bit and posted it. If you want me to take it down please just say so, no problem. It's here; [link]

I've got a lot to learn ;)
My absolute favorite. Beautiful. Exactly how I envisioned the gargants when I was reading the books.
Midir4000's avatar
I want a print of this! I need this poster on my walllllllllllllll
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I just recently got into the Codex of Alera series and my favorite characters are Daroga and Bernard. I love it and I love how Mr. Butcher portrays the different cultures. I am up to Book 3 and was introduced to the Canim and Book 2 I look forward to seeing how their people are like. I always pictured the gargants to be like giant bison with tusks and large rhino like mole feet. xD Your portrayal is awesome! Aso Daroga has a pretty sexy back XD
It is hard to make out Walker and Doroga.
thegoddamnbatman1047's avatar
The best books I've ever read was the Codex Alera. This is beautiful, and freaking awesome xD
Vampireguardian's avatar
Excellent! Just how I imagined them to look. I also like Garados in the distance, very well done.
rainbowmirrors's avatar
I bow before you, great Sandara. May your art continue to bring light to the wonderful world of Alera!
KamikazeWarBat's avatar
More of this Codex art please? Damn it's the best reference material xD
kitiaramajere's avatar
Your Alera art is just.... wow. I hope you do more!!
feralninja's avatar
I always kind of pictured gargants as gigantic cows (walker as white with coffee colored spots)... but this way is muuuuuch better.
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