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"The FOUR Greatest Heroes in Silhouette" by Jonathan R. Brünner

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Created: ~March 2000

In my years of Role Playing [which has been quite a few] I've played dozens upon dozens of characters. For the most part, they were Elves as I have a particular liking for Elves and their whole air. Unfortunately, I play Elves 'too well' as Ken, a DM of mine, put it. Basically, he did not enjoy how arrogant I played my Elven characters, and so he said I could be ANYTHING but an elf. In the end I was cornered into playing a Dwarf, and thus Thunderguard Hammerstien was born. His character was actually a joke in a series of comical sketches that I may post if they still are alive. From left to right the characters are Marceki, Draconian Fighter, Thunderguard Hammerstien, Dwarven Warrior Priest, Aaron Solanthus, Theif, and Uma who had a last name but forgot it somewhere in the middle of the campaign, a mage... of questionable morality... The creation of this peice was quite complicated. First, I drew an 8x11 silhouette of The FOUR with ink pen. The drawing was scanned, touched up in Image Expert and MS Paint, and then imported into Bryce. Volumetric lighting effects were added. I am glad I did not have to do this on my computer. After a few hours, it finished and I took the image back into PhotoShop to add a few effects. Oh yes, and I forgot to mension, the lensflare is actually the 5th member of the party who was stabbed in the back by an 'honourable' knight. His name was Phaleon and after his death Thunderguard had his skull coated in steel. Later, a magical stone was crafted into the skulls eye that glowed on occasion as well as allowed Phaleon to communicate with members of the party from his abode in the abyss.


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4 Oct 200045 Keven
I love silhouettes. This picture sends chills down my spine just looking at it. Personally,I like the way you drew the thief and the mage, it leaves so much to the imagination. the draconian you can't do much with. But, he stays because he almost adds a little malice to the picture. (I play too, and although I can't agree with the DM's decision to let a character play a Draconian, the end product was well worth it).
25 Aug 200145 Carly
I love the way the light is done.
10 Sep 200145 R.E. Canepa
Spectacular pic... Absolutly amazing.... Goreous colors.... Wow... :: Runs out of words... ::
18 Apr 200245 Anonymous
Oh wow.
11 Jun 200245 Chris
Well what can I say, I love elves too!
2 Nov 2002:-) Anna Olender
Silhouette is an amazing 'medium' of art, i cannot beleive how well you have related the characters' personalities to us with so little visible.. The rougish thief, apparently with a mask the band of which pulls in his hair in back, the make with a book, i even see something of a priest in the dwarf, perhapse it is the stone glowing in that unearthly way ^-^ awsome pic, i really respect your tallent2
28 Sep 200345 Mordax
very cool and very original but...i gotta ask...is that Uma's breast? Or does she have a pointy rock tied to her chest?
12 Jun 2005:-) J. lawrence
Mension=mention
29 Apr 200645 Anarane
Hey you play role play! Me too, i play Dungeons and Dragons, im a monk. Nice pic i love it.
17 Sep 200945 Lockwood
Wow, nicely done! Is this an actual game? I’ve looked forever to find a game that had draconians in it, and for some reason almost no one uses them! If this is an actual game, could you pleeeeeease tell me what it is? Amazing silhouette btw!
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'The FOUR Greatest Heroes in Silhouette':
 • Created by: :-) Jonathan R. Brünner
 • Copyright: ©Jonathan R. Brünner. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Bryce, Computer, Draconian, Dragon, Dwarf, Four, Graphics, Greatest, Heroes, Mage, Photoshop, Silhouette, Theif
 • Categories: Dragons, Drakes, Wyverns, etc, Royalty, Kings, Princes, Princesses, etc, Wizards, Priests, Druids, Sorcerers..., Woman, Women, Dwarf, Dwarves
 • Techniques: Ballpoint Pen, Computer-coloured Picture, Other
 • Views: 3443
 • Resolution: 600x460

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