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Fatal Ending - Front Cover by chibi-j Fatal Ending - Front Cover by chibi-j
This picture, I feel to date is the best LoK fanart I have ever produced. It came about during the time when I was becoming far more comfortable with action poses, and working with Painter. It is in fact the front cover for my short comic Fatal Ending which depicts my take on the events that would have ended SR1, if the game had taken that turn. Hence why Kain and Raziel are fighting each other. I love the imagery of them locked in combat, each holding the other`s incarnation of the Soul Reaver just at bay...

The style for the line work of this peice was heavily influenced by MARVEL artist Salvador Larocca, who`s work and style I really admire. This linework was never inked, being drawn and shaded intierly in pencil.

8/2003; pencil lines, Painter
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:icongr1m4eg:
Gr1m4eg Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013
Awesome man! :3
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:iconraziela:
raziela Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013   Writer
Just gorgeous! :love:
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Archimonde-256 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012
epic
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:icon2195razielim:
2195Razielim Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:blowkiss:
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:iconantonelladamato:
AntonellaDAmato Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
An excellent work indeed!!!
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:iconthevampiredio:
thevampiredio Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
awesome work!!:D
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:iconrocktzar:
Rocktzar Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2011
Comic book style. Amazing!
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:iconbluemaxx86:
BlueMaxx86 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011
Epic clash. Epic Kain butt. Hah!
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:iconchibi-j:
chibi-j Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
LOL...yes Kain's butt is a bit TOO epic now looking at it...XD
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:iconoonou:
Oonou Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Uwaah, so amazing. Wonderful!
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:icon2195razielim:
2195Razielim Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
wow
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:iconsoulrelic666:
soulrelic666 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2011
Chibi J are you still alive??? I still remember your page at Yahoo Geocities!!!
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:iconchibi-j:
chibi-j Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes! Still alive.
Thanks for visiting all that time ago. Sorry I haven't done anything new for LOK.
Shame really, I enjoyed that series so much...
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soulrelic666 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2011
Wow!!! nice to see you after all this time!!

Well, I'll drop you a note, please give it a look :)
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:iconcreaturesh:
CreatureSH Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Beautiful work!
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:iconavenger09:
avenger09 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
could you post Renunciation that art pice depicting raziel kill his sarafan self
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:iconchibi-j:
chibi-j Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
If I can find it I will! I don't know if I have a digital copy of it anymore...And I sent the original to Crystal Dynamics AGES ago as a present!

I'll have a look!
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avenger09 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
How about here [link]
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:iconchibi-j:
chibi-j Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Freaky...! It's kinda weird seeing my work elsewhere.

I promise I will have a look. If I don't have the original, I'm pretty sure I took a colour photocopy of the picture before I send it off.
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avenger09 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
you do that.
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:iconarkeresia:
Arkeresia Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2010  Student Digital Artist
...:love:
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aluminumcandy Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2009
Looks great. I love the colours as well. My only concerns are the fact that Raziel seems to have more of a stomach in this then he actually has, and Kain looks a bit odd from the waist down. Otherwise though I really do like it and think it looks fantastic.
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VipericVampire Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2009
WOW! Magnificent!
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:icongrenadierjorinde:
GrenadierJorinde Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2009
:drool: Mmmmmm Raziel ^^
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:iconequilibrik:
equilibrik Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very Very Good art you are highly talented 8D
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:iconpilotslover:
Pilotslover Featured By Owner May 20, 2008  Hobbyist Writer
Goodness! I love the detail on this (Like Raziel's claw marks on Kain's thigh.)
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:iconramesya:
Ramesya Featured By Owner May 1, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
lolove it :)
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:iconzensoufi:
Zensoufi Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2007
Reminds me of Artemis and Drizzt...
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PhoenixHelix Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2007
Amazing.... redeemer and destroyer.... redeemer or destroyer the prophecy more accurately meantioned. Raziel against Kain you've produced this beautifully well done ^_^
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AncestralSpirit Featured By Owner May 26, 2007
Gorgeous work, love the poses, yet there are so few comments.
For shame on all you people whom have not commented, this pic is amazing!!!
Love the lighting, go go Raziel!!!!
*faved
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MartinSilvertant Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2007  Professional General Artist
Very nice composition and colors. A great dynamic picture with great lighting. Wonderful work.
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:iconbobtodd:
BobTodd Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2007
"There's only one way to settle this: FIIIIIIIIGHT!"
/Harry Hill

That's a neato what now right!
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supercat001 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Absolutely bloody brilliant! That is so much better than their cover!
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Cerulean452 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2006
That is so awesome!! The lighting, the poses, the colours! I love the sense of movement in Raziel's hair and wings. Brilliant! :+fav:
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OmniVII Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2006
Ah yes the
best vampire
story ever. I like
this drawing a lot.
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Scarred-Eye Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2006
This is great. I can feel the fighting rage Raziel has for Kain, for what he did to him. Two thumbs way, way up
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riftryu Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
Heh, I loved it the first time I saw it on your website long time ago. Time passes, I found it here and still love it just as much :).
Amazing colouring job, lighting and shading, the poses and anathomy....it's one of the greatest LoK fanarts I've ever seen.
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GoddessMillenia Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2005
Tee hee Razzy wants Kain! Razzy goes crazy and pouces! :giggle:
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:iconidarshu:
Idarshu Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2005
Excellent lighting!
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:iconsereda:
Sereda Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2005
Absolutely astounding. I think you've got everything right here, the poses, the compostition, their expressions. Wonderful!
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Asamarith Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2004
I love your lok-fanarts and this is the best of all, I like the action pose very much this gives the picture a great atmosphere, full of tension and the will not to let the other win. Your skills with painter are amazing I never got that level in digital painting. Keep up your wonderful work :) a :+fav: for you
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Niki-UK Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2004  Professional General Artist
:heart::love::heart: Wowee! This is so gorge... :clap: I love the lighting given off by Raziel's reaver. Ooh, feel the tension! RAH!
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RandomReduX Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2004  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is incredibly awesome. Sweeeeeeeeeeeet paintjob, this is definitely one of the finest LoK pieces out there. :)
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Ludi-Price Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2004  Hobbyist General Artist
This is a seriously rocking piece of art and you've done some of best work here to be sure (along with the back cover). The digital colouring is simply amazing and makes me very jealous. I hope one day to be this talented with digital colouring. Spectacular work on the lighting especially. On crit I would make (and this you've heard before, I know) is that Kain has a woman's butt. ;) Other than that literally amazing work. You should definitely go pro, sis! ;)
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Yurka Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2004
OH MY GOD!That is fantastic!I love the effects you made on raziel's sword
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luciobosch Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2004
Gorgeous as usual :)
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:iconhyperangel:
hyperangel Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2004
Wow. That is amazing! A really nice job on the shading, hilights, and shadows.
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Nalfein Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2004
Yes! LOK Fanart! And really great too! I tried once but both Raziel and Kain are not in my way of drawing.. maybe im too lousy an Artist ( aritst haha ) to draw them ^^° but you really did a great Job with it. the only thing i dont like so much is razielīs um.. sixpack? I havent looked on your ID so i dont know if your a girl but.. kains Ass and then raziels body.. ahem ^^° Especially since raziel doesnt have much more then a Spine to hold his legs and the upper body together.. But still its really great! the coloring must have taken u some time..
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Relentless- Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2004
Awesome job, although the guys ass is a bit too 'shiny' for my liking ;)
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Ookami-Sama Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2004
This is just outstanding! The coloring is just right and the posework is so dynamic :D
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