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Thing In The Pit

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Ahhhh, finally done :)

A good 8 odd hours of painting.

I have recently been watching the Spartacus: Blood and Sand series (which btw is amaaaziiinnggg!!) And there was an episode actually called "Thing in the Pit" - and from the title I envisioned a beast that Spartacus would have to fight - (unfortunately this was not the case) - but this however is my depiction of what I thought it would have been :)

I used some references for Gladiator attire to see what Gladiators wore. I thought about giving him a helmet and some shoulder pads, I put some horns on him too but that made him seem less of a brute (the lack of armour suggests he can surely take care of himself ;) ) - and the horns made him seem like a devil or something which isnt what I was going for. I wanted an in-human, human if that makes sense. Originally I did start of painting him just as an ordinary man - but then I got bored and wanted him to look a bit cooler :P - thats when I decided to change it to what I thought the beast was going to look like in that episode.

So yeh, hope you guys like it :)

Done on photoshop cs5 on a cintiq 12wx

Reviews


9" stars for the best Spartacus



wow

this is what it would really look like from the bottome view of a fallen ally or enemy great job and detail wow



sheeeesh

talk about this is Sparta I mean geez if it was anymore epic black Ninja Jesus might just die of a Chuck Norris round house kick.



awesome

decieding between this
out of the darkness
or
mage as desktop background

this flipping epic thing is awesome!
10/5 20/10



awsome

ive seen that episode and you should have put some skin or somthing straped over his face or body like the other guys down there.....just a sugestion though
great job!


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JoshSummana
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Jun 20, 2010 | 9:30 PM EDT
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