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The battle

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By Svera   |   Watch
Published: February 24, 2008
© 2008 - 2020 Svera
OMG it is finished! :dance: Yay!

This picture is very loosely based on a story I wrote several years ago. I've already drawn this in 1998 and in 2001 so this is the third one with this idea. The most important part of the picture is right in the centre. Being completely unaware of all the fighting around her a female warrior holds her fallen lover.

I've to admit that I rushed it in the end a bit. I hope you'll like it nevertheless.

Drawn with B, 2B, 3B, 4B and 6B pencils on an A2 paper. It took an hour to scan the whole picture :faint:

You can see the previous steps her:
Step 1
Step 2
Step 3
step 4
step 5
step 6

And here you can find some close-ups (in parts you can see them on the steps, too):
step close-up I
step close-up II

Edit: Now you can also see the former versions here.

For those who are interested: I've counted 108 humans, horses, dragons and other creatures ;)

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xlion95Professional Digital Artist
Hey Svera! I would really like to use this picture as a background image for a fantasy roleplay forum. May I have your permission to do so?
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Yes, but only with the watermark. Which forum is it?
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xlion95Professional Digital Artist

Watermark is visible.
TheProxyNightcrawler's avatar
Holy sugar honey ice tea i wish i have your skills
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Very good. I'm digging a the details of this pic.
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morgansdesignsHobbyist Digital Artist
really cool , love the level of detail
SailToTheBattlefield's avatar
108 creatures in total? Is that to reflect the 108 stars of destiny by any chance? :)
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Unfortunately no, it was just a coincidence :)
jfkennedyisawesome's avatar
i have a conffession to make. I liked your drawing so much that I decided to color it in my freetime. I'll send you the unfinished piece
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I'm looking forward to seeing it :)
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Nice work :) I like especially the red armor, it looks much more dramatic this way.
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EulialphStudent Digital Artist
So epic! I just love pictures like this, I've seen a lot, and this is definitely I think one of the best! Maybe try adding color? I don't know if it'd work but if it would.... :)
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Thank you :) You could add color, but I have to say with this picture I like it better this way :)
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this is epic
just so cool
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ProfessorJAJLHobbyist Traditional Artist
This is beyond the reaches of impressive!
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