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.:Hubris:. by NightmareGK13 .:Hubris:. by NightmareGK13
Hubris, it had been a while since i last illustrated him, so i thought a revamp was in order.

I used one of the bow designed i had done previously and just painted a bit here and there.
The character surprisingly (not) didn't come out quite as i expected, not beause of the concept but because of more technical aspects, aka painting style, not quite satisfied with it yet and i need some tweaks. Don't we all?

previous illustration was done back in 2008[link]

there is some of his background story and how he came to be and meet Éron and the rest of the gang. He tells more and there a whole lot more of coincidences/intertwined story lines, that is something i thought previously to writing my book, all the storyline have something in common, one element that brings them together, but i made it subtle so that only the more curious reader would figure out.

here's a small synopsis, i promised this a long time ago, no one knew who Hubris was until now so have fun :D

"Hubris was once a light elf. Like so many other of his kind he lived on the elven city of Eldamidri and he was devoted to his father and his mother. He was young, very young when the extermination squads of king Etalleh stromed through the city vanquishing all in it's path, Hubris saw his loved ones and his fellow elves be slaughtered at the hands of the soldiers, there was nothing he could have done to protect them, neither could they.
After the attack he thought his life had no meaning, so he tried taking his life, but he failed, no warrior could defeat him in battle, no cliff was too tall to take his life away so he ran, he ran far far away to the north, and eventually he reached the Dark Elven city of Ivyster, just north of the Elven capital (not Eldamidri) he ventured off inside the mountain driven by sorrow and eventually his skin turned grey and dark, he learned from the Dark Elven and on day he knew there was something he should do, there was something inside him that needed freedom, the sorrow and pain he felt needed to be wiped, so one night he dare to steal the bow of splendor from the dark elven and like before he ran. He went from siege to siege looking for someone worthy of taking his life, looking for someone worthy to also make him want to live, he searched for a meaning."

i might upload some school work or same pages from my sketchbook tomorrow or monday, busy busy busy, trying not to rust digital wise :P

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Journei Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Very amazing. His character is very unique, not many look for death.
NightmareGK13 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Student Digital Artist
thanks ;)

and thanks for reading the description, very few read it so im glad
thanks again, plenty more where this one came from feel free to browse around, all feedback is welcome :)
Journei Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
It's great to see the art, but I also find the history behind it fascinating. xD You might as well check my RP character Ambrose, her info is just flooded.

And np, I'm glad to have come across it.
NightmareGK13 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012  Student Digital Artist
awesome i like meeting people who are interested on the background as much as on the artwork itself

i will but when i have more free time
sorry for that
too many things going on :P

monchiken Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's so great :w00t: !!!
NightmareGK13 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2011  Student Digital Artist
thank you so much ^^
monchiken Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You are quite welcome ^^
ElisaBaroqueS Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
Hubishhh */fangirl*

Não podia deixar de comentar nele XD
The first thing i notice it's the awkward pose. It's good on the first impression, but when you spend a bit of your time "studying" it, we get a strange feeling.
The design of the armor and bow is awesome. I love the shiny over his shoulder through his arm.

I keep saying you should work on your hairs because it stands out due to the it's quality compared to the rest of the image. The shoulder thing you already know, so i won't talk about it again. I only suggest that, in the future, vary Hubris poses. He always has poses in the same "line" but with some variations. He's an archer, he should get kickass poses XD with a mix of dynamic of course.


hubishhhhh.... :iconlaplz:
NightmareGK13 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Student Digital Artist
pois mas nunca percebi bem porque é que gostas tanto dele :XD:
e por andar sempre tite eh :XD:

its not that awkward if you really see it through though
it just looks awkward because i didn't paint it as it should, it has a lot of movement and i basically just didn't use enough elements for that movement, or the ones i did lack it

thank you :D
yeah yeah im not gonna comment on that :XD: on the poses and you know perfectly why :XD:
also im starting to work more the hairs now right?

hubishhhhhhhhhhh :iconlachoirplz:
ElisaBaroqueS Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
gosto imenso dele. a maneira como ele é fisicamente e taffu. Dunno, tenho pancas XD

well, but those elements maybe would make a considerable diference in the pose, it depends how it would be done. But, oh well, moving forward ;)

yesss, the hairs are getting better.

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