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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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AaronGarcia Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014  Professional General Artist
So moody and rustic, love this!
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flumenlimia Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014
Amazing!
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LaurenOfBelmont Featured By Owner May 12, 2014   Digital Artist
This is...this is...monumental.
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Draconicat Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014
Very cool!
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Dramawind Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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CQuiggles96 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You captured this epic scene perfectly!!
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CrazyGobb Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
" Vous ne passerez pas ! "
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Nefilibata Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely outstanding work. I adore your style
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fes0719 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014
Oh
I forgot the name of that monster
Can somebody tell me? Thanks!
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Flash-Shiranui Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It's a Balrog
By the way, it's in the description.
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