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"Koi´s Final Battle" by Kelly Bornstedt

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SciFi and Fantasy Art Koi´s Final Battle by Kelly Bornstedt
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"You challenged me in the name of balance, my brother. And now we will die together."

A larger version can be seen here:  tharlossnowthorne.deviantart.com/art/Koi-s-Final-Battle-101771840

Sorry for the huge file- but... man. XD This is cropped down. When I started coloring it the size was 200x200 inches. Not pixels. I cut it in half about half through shading because the computer just couldn't handle it anymore. But yeah, I got most of the steps to completing this one through tutorials and in my scraps. It's 100% digital from sketch to finish, no references used, blah blah blah...my hands hurt.

Anyway, this is perhaps one of the most important scenes in the ParaChiMar story. Koi ruled as the high king for an age, now remembered fondly as the realm's golden age of peace. Chinupheus grew envious of the praise his fellow guardian basked in. The realm's 'ultimate purpose' is balance, so in Chinupheus' mind, an age of peace should fall into an age of chaos. He didn't expect Koi to sacrifice himself in order to bind the both of them in limbo to prevent his return.

Koi, Chinupheus, & ParaChiMar all belong to me. X3

26 Nov 200845 Anon.
I love the dynamic poses, and the story behind it (I’ve been perusing the gallery). The silly thing that I love best is their enormous wings! Not just because they look as if they could actually support them in flight (because we have magical flight, ah ha!) but because they’re so majestic. A wonderful image!

:-) Kelly Bornstedt replies: "Thank you! 18 I really try to get wings to look right. It’s always bothered me when something/someone doesn’t have a large enough wingspan to support them through flight. XD "
26 Nov 2008:-) Jess E Owen
Huh..weird. My comment posted as anonymous, but I don’t want to be 1 That last comment was me ^_^
28 Apr 2009:-) MT Starkey
Cool poses, wings.

:-) Kelly Bornstedt replies: "Thanks! Wings are a lot of fun XD"
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'Koi's Final Battle':
 • Created by: :-) Kelly Bornstedt
 • Copyright: ©Kelly Bornstedt. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Ambronian, Angel, Chinupheus, Combat, Demon, Dragon, Elf, Fight, Guardian, King, Koi, Parachimar, Spear, Sword, Swords, War, Wing, Wings
 • Categories: Angels, Religious, Spiritual, Holy, Demons, Imps, Devils, Beholders..., Elf / Elves, Fights, Duels, Battles, Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters, Royalty, Kings, Princes, Princesses, etc, Warrior, Fighter, Mercenary, Knights, Paladins
 • Techniques: Photoshop
 • Submitted: 2008-11-25 06:43:08
 • Views: 770
 • Resolution: 1088x985

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