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James I. Fazio

"Unbroken" by James I. Fazio

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SciFi and Fantasy Art Unbroken by James I. Fazio
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This is a commission piece that I did for a gentleman that saw my artwork at Elfwood. He came to me with an idea for an execution piece, the result of which you now have before you. The original artwork was done on an 11x14 matte board, with a wide range of graphite pencils... Come to find out, nearly a year later, the same gentleman commissioned about a dozen different artists here at Elfwood to do the very same piece, and it has (in my opinion) successfully done so in their own unique way. If you'de like to see the outcome, type 'execution' in the Elfwood search engine, and just see what you come up with. The original artwork was done on an 11x14 matte board, with a wide range of graphite pencils.

9 Mar 200145 Anon.
This looks very nice on your sight. It is in perspective after all when looking at it enlarged. The arms and legs of the prisoner are actually to scale. I was mistaken at first glance. I can see the time taken was great. Good body work and balance. Thanks for doing the artwork! I look forward to seeing the original!
8 May 200145 Stavros Tsiakalos
Very nice pencil work. I kinda gave up on using such a wide range of pencils...then again my shading went down in quality when I did so. But your shading is impressive. You must have a lot of patience.
18 Dec 2001:-) Michael John Morris
That executioner is a beast. Lots of meaning in the image I see. The prisoner is crucified on the block, the executioner stands between him and the gaping black maw of the portcullis. That is presumably the place that he will be delivered physically when is life has been ended by the executioner. Discarded outside the castle wall.
His spirt delivered into the other isde by the Executioner, to hell for his crimes... Nicely shown in the image James.
Watching that blade swinging down to meet his neck and end his life would make the whole thing a LOT worse for the poor wretch...
1 Mar 200245 Will
The victim is surely unbroken so as to stand watching the axe coming down to behead him...and I'll bet he makes a bravely statement before the end... He's not afraid..
28 Nov 2002:-) Paul A. Filjeski
I love this piece. You managed to completely capture the mood at an execution. Similar to the scene in braveheart where the English execute William Wallace.
29 Oct 2007:-) Michael pixie john
How grim and stark
and no blindfold ..
Good drawing on the muscles and flesh
hope he gets rescued though
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 • Created by: :-) James I. Fazio
 • Copyright: ©James I. Fazio. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Commission, Drawing, Dungeon, Execution, Executioner, Graphite, Pencil, Prisoner, Sketch, Torture, Unbroken
 • Categories: Man, Men
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen
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 • Resolution: 694x884

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