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Tuesday, March 03, 2009

The Battle of Five Armies: Final

justin gerard illustration the hobbit the battle of five armies

32 comments:

  1. I so have a man-crush on you!

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  2. Well, there you have it, Beautiful work! Well done.

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  3. Incredible!
    Your one of my favorites now!
    Bookmarked by

    www.peteroedekoven.blogspot.com

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  4. This is amazing. Incredible organization for such a complex scene.

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  5. I'll bet you're glad to have it done! Really terrific work, Justin. I'm sitting here struggling with the challenges of my own project, and I think you just sucked the wind out of my sails. Truly great stuff.

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  6. Well, I've got myself a new background for my lappy. Huzzah!

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  7. um, i like the mountains.
    otherwise i'm terrified.

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  8. !!! ... !!!


    WOw Justn. ... my heart flutters, my pulse quickens and beats warm in my ears with the fulfilment of this long expected Partie.

    I would be humbled and HONoured if you would accept my peom for ur work and momentious time in ur life.

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    boerne
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    far b'yond the misty moutnains dank,
    we have waited for the tank
    to arrise.

    a brsuiser of monsterous size,
    man of Ursidae lies
    sleeping until the call
    to arrise.

    punching with his mighty fists
    breaking goblins little wrists
    boerne is a man
    boerne is a bear.

    arrise, arrise,
    eagles fill the skies.

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  9. Epic. Absolutely epic. As Kyler said, it's absolutely incredible how how you organized this.

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  10. Put that in your long-stemmed wizard's pipe and smoke it!

    Top-notch work Justin! Bravo!

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  11. Now THAT is a battle! Great job.

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  12. WOW!....the added digital work makes this piece really fabulous.

    I also like the adjustment you made to the bear's snout......he was looking a little beaverish before, now that I compare the two.

    How do you top the Battle of the Five Armies?? Look forward to seeing what is next!

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  13. Fabulous job. All those lovely layers make it so easy to digest the enormous amount that is going on. Beorn leaps straight out at you and is the much needed centre-piece of this busy scene. Very much looking forward to your next in the series.

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  14. Wonderful. It really has a special feel to it.

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  15. One word– Epic.

    That's the new desktop background, for sure. Awesome piece, Justin. Thanks for uploading such a large picture of it :)

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  16. What can I say? I'm stunned!
    So much action and emotion.
    A blog toast to Justin Gerard.
    Long may he paint!

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  18. This is just wonderful and all the steps along the way. It is a great course on how to create an illustration. Wonderful work and much praise for taking the time to present your process and share so freely. Back to admiring the finished work.

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  19. Absolutely bloody brilliant man!...
    WOW. Well worth the effort and time, no doubt about it!

    the composition, color choices and tone of emotion. perfectly epic in every sense of the word. :) haha

    Amazing series man. totally enjoyed seeing it.

    Are you going to get these printed and framed in some way for yourself in the future?

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  20. BEST BATTLE EVER!!!!!

    This painting is great. Seriously. Ypu are a Genius.

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  21. That's the new desktop background, for sure. Awesome piece, Justin. Thanks for uploading such a large picture of it :)

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  22. AMAZING! I have this as a wallpaper on computer at work and it's like looking out a window to a great battle! I love it!

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  23. Sweetest Hobbit art in existence.

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  24. Tolkien te daria un abrazo!

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