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Last Mission by Artgerm Last Mission by Artgerm
Ok, this is supposed to be the first "military" concept art of me. I was inspired by Kai's work ukitakumuki somehow, and try to have a taste of his passion. I guess not too bad for a first attempt huh. :)

Done in Painter. 2 hrs.
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Given 2004-07-19
Striking a balance between delicate and indomitable, Last Mission by *Artgerm is a well-executed digital work from a gallery of expansive diversity. ( Featured by frail )
Wataru2001 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Two hours! HA! Two... frickin'... hours....! Man. <sigh> (cries in corner)
L3g3nd Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2006
Very cool, I really like the "rough" look of it; great atmosphere.
cinecraft Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2006
maeshanne Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
This is very good, the bird makes it very special :)
coheper Featured By Owner May 22, 2006
:clap: :clap: :clap:
Enro Featured By Owner May 14, 2006
Beautiful, just absolutly beautiful. This piece moves me greatly. :]
LeGeorge Featured By Owner May 5, 2006   Photographer
I know I already faved it, but I just got to say again. Wow.
FluffyIvy Featured By Owner May 2, 2006
Its soo beautiful *strares*
LeGeorge Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2006   Photographer
Coool, you can almost feel the footsteps, see the emotion behind the armour. Very good, excelent for a first atempt!
rinishak Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
excellent work! this guy looks like the Helghast from killzone... damn fine work, man!
darcshadoe Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2006
very nice :+fav: :+devwatch: :D
Acid-Wolf Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2006
Reminds me of the Seven Samurai poster :)
Rising-Phoenix87 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's brilliant, lovely concept... The armour is beautiful... And the helmet is great... That butterfly, adds so much character to the image... It's not distracting, but it kinda shows a delicassy to a soldier (even though that sounds like BS) but I love it...
xaphan Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2006   Interface Designer
2 hours!!!
that's insane man, it's beautiful.

i just ordered a print.
arifkamalzaidi Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2005  Professional Interface Designer
Inspiring work
XxNamirxX Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2005
*Gawks* Holy crap this is one of the best i've ever seen, good job!
Revor Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2005   Digital Artist
What brushes did you use for this piece? That's amazing texture you got there.
Trekken Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2005
Ahhh, beautiful
SeanyHolla Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2005
hey man. i was wondering if i could use the render for a signature or to render.
FiveAM Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2005
Some of the best juxstapositioning I have ever seen. Amazing. Dark and epic.
0neiros Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2005
Very good concept.
BlazeME Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
Very cool, but the butterfly is a great touch.
CHROMAX Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2005
very good, reminds on mangas like BLAME! or the anime Jin-Roh.
DuncanLong Featured By Owner May 23, 2005
Very nice. The contrast of the butterfly to the warrior is a stroke of genius.
paradise-frost Featured By Owner May 17, 2005
really nice work :wow:
i love the feeling of the picture
watdapak Featured By Owner May 2, 2005
o mai got! eits paking emazing! Ai laik it!
Felipegm Featured By Owner May 1, 2005
Im willing to start using Painter to make some drawings too. What tools do you use to make paintings like this one?
Chris65412 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2005
Wow I just don't see how you guy's (I say you guy's because I know there are a lot of people who can make these just fantastic peices of art) in such a short time. And using the computer. This looks like it was painted...with real paint. I applaud you and admire and envy your skills. I hope one day I may be as good...or even a fraction.
Stormwaffle Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2005  Hobbyist Photographer
Fantastic first attempt! Great title. I like how you've positioned the break in the clouds to be aligned with the moth. Great menacing mask for the soldier. :+fav:
Rawspit Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2005
Very nice piece of work here, nice moody atmosphere! :D
Nice one!
lady-atropos Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2005
I'm a sicko - I know.... but man is this guy sexy!
DeathRose64 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2005
omfg i love this one............
Mondo-au Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2005   Digital Artist
Absolutely amazing, everything about this peice just screams instant fav and watch to me :dance: . Dont know what it is about gas masks but i love the look of them and this has to be one of the coolest ive ever seen :D .
FreekishlyTwiztd Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2005
Great pic! The butterfly on the antennae is a nice touch which helps give the whole piece a more sombre feel. :+fav:
K-L-Designs Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2005   General Artist
Reminds me a lot of Jin-Roh, but it's all cool. *nods* I love the atmosphere of the picture, especially with how you have the butterfly resting on the end of his antenna. It adds such symbolism to the picture that probably wouldn't be there other wise.

But I definately can feel the emotion of how the soldier must feel, walking towards his next battle. An inevitable fate awaiting him in the near future. And the gray tones of the picture definately portray this emotion, and makes me feel like I'm right there as he marches on.

All in all, I love this piece, and am definately going to add to my faves.
galingsadodongcow Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2005
reminds me of the movie Wolf Brigade.
nek0art Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2005
I like the style, similar to your MGS dev's, well done...
aarora Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2005
Amazing job, just love the textures in the model.
Elazar Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2005
Your amazing at these! I'm speechless. I honestly have always wished I could do artwork like this, but I just don't have the skill. Great job, I love this one. Hope to order a print soon.
jago1984 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2004
this is very funny.
its realy a good painting. i like such jokes when some little thing in a picture kills the hole scene.
Pannekaka Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2004   Digital Artist
Wow, wish i could do that!
Really nice atmosphere!
Splinter-Cell37 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2004  Hobbyist Filmographer

WHOAA!!!! your artwork seriously rocks! congrats on DD!

man this is so good...:clap: i think, good sir, another artwork of yours has become a favourite of mine!! :D
baader-meinhof Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2004
it is beautiful, i love it. this butterfly is a great detail. nice armour.
Amnesiac2 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2004
This is amazing.
simply amazing.
spicyfetus Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2004
this is outstanding o_O love the monochromatics...the drama...and the butterfly resting on the antenna. this is one of my favorite pieces ive EVER seen on DA in 3 years O_O
kreegah Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2004  Hobbyist Interface Designer
This piece is awesome... And to be your first army-project...The it's insane! :D
viralmind Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2004
millykid-visuacept Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2004
now this i can appreciate
FisterMoley Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2004
dark and powerful. i like
Schmitt Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2004
very nice did a really good job...i can see that you are inspired by ukitatumuki :)

good work :thumbsup:

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