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Minotaur by PabloFernandezArtwrk Minotaur by PabloFernandezArtwrk
Just wanted to draw a minotaur. It was one of my favourite mythological creatures and i realized ive never drawn one before so there you go. Still experimenting with brushes btw. Wanted to give the background and most of the drawing a more pictorical look with a loose brush. Hope you like it.
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:iconcentaureg:
centaureg Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Give up guys! You haven't got a chance.

Excellent work!
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:iconjbrenham:
jbrenham Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014
I do like it. It makes me wonder what exactly is going on.
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:icondunklematerie:
DunkleMaterie Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014
" Spread out, idiots. "

Do I have to take command all the time? :XD:
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AZ-RUNE Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014
The size difference was the most appealing aspect of the picture, well done.
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:iconkortizhian:
Kortizhian Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student General Artist
Reminds me of GW2 concept art. Great job!
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Dr-GigglesTheFox Featured By Owner May 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Snow looks like it would be a pain to paint. I don't think I could ever do something like this. Thus, I shall look at awesome people's representations of awesome things.
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Block-Buster-17 Featured By Owner May 7, 2014
May 7, 2014

The setting appears formidable and foreboding!!  The knights are sizing up their enemy.  They are assessing how to best defeat this beast that has already brought death to one of their comrades.  They'll take him down; I'm sure of it!

You put your talents to good work!!  Your efforts were well-applied.  The blending of colors provide an ambiance of mythical proportions in a battle that will see one side or the other fall!  This is a genuinely manly piece of art!  This is a side of life that those whom know not of it cannot even fathom.  How noble to go out and stand for that which is noble and good in this world against the fierce forces that would expunge them without remorse!!!  Thus creating a dimmer and darker realm for all involved.

Genuinely well-done!! Nod  :o (Eek)  Nod 
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OberstJurten Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Cool!
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WindhelmWinter Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013
Brilliant!
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WitheringBlade Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013
This is so great. I love the atmosphere and feeling it gives. The minotaur looks stunning.
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:iconrobgosselin:
robgosselin Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2013
I meant your minotaur, whoops!
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robgosselin Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2013
Hi there! My name is Rob and I have been creating a card game (still very much in progress!). I am planning on using this goblin image for one of my card images (under a creative commons license) and credited you on the card at the bottom left. I uploaded what the card image would most likely look like and put it here: thepelicanparlor.com/my-card-g…. If you have any objection to this use of your image, please let me know as I'll definitely change the picture to something else. Please email me at robgosselinAThotmail.com, I look forward to hearing from you. Thank you!! --Rob
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goodfebruarian Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013
Minotaur : Puny soldiers!
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LongGunner15 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2013
This is a fantastic picture, my good sir. So much so that I made a little drabble based on it. If you have a high tolerance for pretensions of quality, you might be interested.
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Jeserun Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Student Digital Artist
This is one of my personal favorite minotaur pictures, and I had to favorite the thing not only for the design of the creature itself, but the mood. The creature is both menacing and tragically innocent in his challenge to the knights.
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Cousitar55 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Well, guys, you're there... he's there... he's killed one of your company... You just gonna bail from what could be one the best fantasy fights I'm seeing building up? Meh, guess I won't find out. Continue with your staring contest. =P (Razz)Either way, I love this picture. You've honored the Minotaur myth very well with this blurry, grainy, tense scene featuring two opposing powers in the mountains, my friend. Very well done here. Clap 
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RolandBoyce Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That is so cool and they're cringing in fear, looks amazing!
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:iconbiofox86:
BioFox86 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
[link] this is a great theme for this scene actually
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:iconstankers18:
stankers18 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Such an amazing piece of work from top to bottom!
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caty6662000 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013
love it.
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:iconemmanlikesponies:
Emmanlikesponies Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013
Sweet.
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CiLiNDr0 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow! Amazing work! Love it!

I was wandering if you could let me us this image for an Android game called "Kingdoms of Myth", it's turn based strategy game based on a fantasy World. You can find a little bit more info in this rough website made by my colleges [link] (Sorry for the bad English). Of course you will have full credits of your work and link to your webpage if you want :)

Lot of thanks for your time ;)
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lunarknight92 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
i love the utter strength in the way he stands againts the company , he is like, well i am deeply sorry humans but i did warn him he could not pass , i didnt make the rules ok?
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Chris-Bennier Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
This is just phenomenal!!!
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DanielAgustinho Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013
Absolutely amazing.
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jjpeabody Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love how all the knights are huddled together. Great way to portray fear. Great job.
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:iconmenteeterea:
MenteEterea Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Love the feel of terror in the scene, with that realistic, oblivious creature menacing each one of them...
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bossie-boots Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist
Superb scene :love:
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MicahBlack Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013  Professional General Artist
I've always had a thing with the Minotaur too.. thinkin of doing a series one of these days.. THIS one is niiiiice.. I'm loving the treatment, and the way you can tell the soldiers don't really wanna tangle with this mofo but they're probably working up the nerve..
goodness
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blooddragon00 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
minotaur: ...
knight: screw it that thing hasn't said a thing and killed 20 of us! I'm out
knight2: wait for me!
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InpuUpUaut Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Student General Artist
Who's next!?? :D
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Wensworth Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Only an encounter with a minotaur can seperate those who will grow old and those that are bold.

The icey environment also adds a great level of bleakness to the situation in the way that the soldiers may only pass when the minotaur has been slain.
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Aurrera Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013
che, están excelentes tus dibujos! son muy buenos realmente! te felicitooooo campeón!!!
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Coldchronic Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013
SO much epic in this , can you imagine fighting this guy in real life like twice your size and how fast he can swing that giant hammer . I'd shit myself
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Bealmeister Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012  Student General Artist
Nice job! It really is imposing on the mind.
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Berserkhan Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012
I'm back again !!!!

It's been such a long time, hope you've kept fine since then ;)


THIS is what a Minotaur should look ; a peaceful Guardian ready to crush skulls when War is coming at him.

The character is even more sympathetic to me, because you didn't draw him in the classical way (in a maze, underground, with too few lights, ...) ; Really "attractive" Minotaur, in the light & on a frozen ground ...

Finally, the pose of the human soldiers is excellent, because even without seeing their face you can tell they DO feel scary :p
Thanks to the excellent balance with Minotaur (left), corpse (middle-down), and humans (right).


One again thank you for sharing (^__^).
I'm going back to work, but i'll try to find some time this evening & the days coming to comment your latest deviations.


See you very soon @++ !! :)
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wytherwing Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012
:D outstanding!!
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PabloFernandezArtwrk Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks a lot!
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:iconwytherwing:
wytherwing Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012
you're absolutely welcome! :)
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Tanis-WAR Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
woow! que asombroso
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PabloFernandezArtwrk Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Gracias!
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KassidiKeys Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2012   Digital Artist
Hello, I've given this piece a Feature over here -> [link]
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:iconpablofernandezartwrk:
PabloFernandezArtwrk Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks a lot! Apreciate it. :P
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:iconkassidikeys:
KassidiKeys Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012   Digital Artist
You've muchly welcome~!
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Artheku Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2012
Vaya, el minotauro es, cuanto menos, imponente :O
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PabloFernandezArtwrk Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Muchas gracias :P
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:iconartheku:
Artheku Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2012
ˇDe nada! :D
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Ragnarok6664 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Cool scene, the mino sure looks impressive :)
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:iconpablofernandezartwrk:
PabloFernandezArtwrk Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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Noitusan Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2012
This is so awesome! :thumbsup:
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