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The Darkness of Khazad-dum by alicexz The Darkness of Khazad-dum by alicexz

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"You know what they awoke in the darkness of Khazad-dûm… shadow and flame."
The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Wagh, I'm so behind on uploading stuff!! This is a painting from my film-inspired solo show MOMENTS, which opened all the way back in June 2013 at NYC's Bottleneck Gallery. One of the most loved pieces from the show and one of the first to sell out, I think. (The AP edition is also gone!)

Inspired by the most awesome and oft-drawn Balrog scene in the first Lord of the Rings installment. Digital painting from various references, Adobe Photoshop + Cintiq 21UX tablet. (The title should be "The Darkness of Khazad-dûm" but dA won't let me put the accent in the title, arghghgh.)
STEP-BY-STEP PAINTING PROGRESS: soon | REBLOG ON TUMBLR: alicexz.tumblr.com/post/520134…

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Artwork by Alice X. Zhang
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Dramawind 3 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:iconyoushallnotpassplz:
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:iconcquiggles96:
CQuiggles96 4 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You captured this epic scene perfectly!!
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:iconcrazygobb:
CrazyGobb 4 days ago  New member Hobbyist General Artist
" Vous ne passerez pas ! "
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:iconnefilibata:
Nefilibata Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely outstanding work. I adore your style
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:iconfes0719:
Oh
I forgot the name of that monster
Can somebody tell me? Thanks!
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:iconflash-shiranui:
Flash-Shiranui Apr 5, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
It's a Balrog
By the way, it's in the description.
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:iconfes0719:
Sorry I forgot and was too lazy to open the book and find it
Thank you so much for the answer!!
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:iconflash-shiranui:
Flash-Shiranui Apr 5, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Don't mention it
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:iconbzibzianka:
Good Lord, this is a thing of beauty :heart:
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