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Judgement of the Lord of Flame by KingofAnime-KoA Judgement of the Lord of Flame by KingofAnime-KoA
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"Perched upon his throne of magma, the Lord of Flame casts judgement unto the mortals. His Hellfire incinerates flesh and bone to naught but ash.

His mountain sits at a level high enough to reach the Gods in the heavens. Any adventurer foolhardy enough to climb its slopes and reach the top are welcomed by a thousand-foot gap of pure magma, where the Angry Lord emerges to wage war unto the judged."

I'm very damned proud of this piece, and I can say without exaggerating it's one of my best. I pulled out all the stops here; looked at countless references for lighting and lava flow, made sure the hand holding the flame looked right (even posing for it myself), and above all, try to create a beast so awe-inspiringly large, only a mountain could contain him.

I made him draconian in appearance, as dragons are an obvious avatar of fire. I also made him look slightly similar to traditional depictions of the Devil. It's subtle and not overbearing, for a more symbolic effect. I feel as if the ruler of Hell would be a great way to symbolize a Fire Colossus, as I'm sure we can agree you're in for one HELL of a fight!


Ok that was lame, I know. :(

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Willheimus Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
People stealin my title. Awesome drawing.
ArgentDandelion Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2011
It reminds me (when just glancing at it) of both Infernape and Agunimon, due to shared properties.

Although it bears these similarities, that is not a bad thing. It is just coincidence, really: it is an amazing, original design on its own, and has many more features that neither Japanese monster shares.

Those Alien (or was it Predator?) bottom teeth are a nice, alienlike touch.

This is an amazing, excellent picture. It is flawless and professional. It inspires awe in me; therefore, it truly is awesome.
KingofAnime-KoA Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2011
Not familiar with Agunimon, but I can kinda see what you are getting at.

Thanks, I loved the lower jaw teeth too. And it was Predator you're thinking of.
theurbanwerewolf Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011
:D whoa!
IssacClarke Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011  Student Writer
This is amazing
KingofAnime-KoA Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011
thank you :)
IssacClarke Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011  Student Writer
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