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Ravaging Shadow by JoJoesArt Ravaging Shadow by JoJoesArt
Moving slowly like a storm-cloud, leaving behind a wake of devastation, unstoppable, mercyless... colossal.

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Colossus theme: Death
time: about 7 hours
done in PS CS4 + Hanvon Artmaster grapic tablet

I hope you like it! :D Every fav and comment is highly appreciated!

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:icontoonham:
The first thing I thought was that "huh... doesn't look so big..." Then I clicked on the thumbnail to realise there was an entire valley underneath that thing. I like the use of colour here: the hot red/orange for those creepy eyes and the smouldering whatevers burning in its... drool? The cool colours everywhere else really highlights the contrast. Ultimately, the feel of the work is like a fantasy trading card. It just looks like it could be on one.

I can hardly register a complaint, though I would have to say the wings look like they're at a weird angle.

Anyway, it does fit the theme of Death pretty well. That drool is certainly devastating. Overall, great work. (Only seven hours? What?!)
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:icongoldguayo:
goldguayo Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013
increible trabajo
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:icontsuki222:
Tsuki222 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013
He indeed has a wonderful death like apperance, with the black oil like liquid from his mouth, multible eyes, eel-like body. Gorgeous piece!
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:iconthelunasama:
thelunasama Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013
It's so beautiful :)
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:iconscrewmon:
Screwmon Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012
A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!!
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:iconteam-razorblade:
Team-RazorBlade Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
T-This is so...so...AWESOME~!!<33:love:
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:iconazela-and-mystify:
Azela-and-Mystify Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Azela~ I would hate to be under that thing >.<

Mystify~ The people of the little village were out doing there evening things, getting home while the children played for the last time today.
Soon the village feel asleep, no lights were on, a perfect, dark world.
A little girl sat staring out a window, and saw a cloud coming slowly.
She sat and watched, and fear rose in her chest as she saw six burning eyes, and the smoky black stuff leaking out of it's mouth.
She ran from house to house, screaming for them to come look.
people gathered outside their homes as the thing drew nearer. It stopped just above them, and black gunk fell from it's gaping mouth. They screamed and ran for cover, but it was too late.
As the fire burned, the thing moved on, chuckling quietly to itself.
And the little village, was never found.
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Koto-Firetail Featured By Owner May 18, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
wow....awesome story
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:iconfarooky:
farooky Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really like this. Great work :)
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:iconasti-friend:
asti-friend Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Interesting picture. I like snakes and anything snake-like. It looks always so elegant. This dude does too, despite all the menacing...ness. Is that a word lol?
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:iconcast1el:
CAST1EL Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This... is going to give me nightmares... ^^; that means good job O-O
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:iconfox-dream:
Fox-Dream Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012
the face reminds me of the spider queen from okami... dunno how... o.O
awesome :D
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:iconkellodraw:
KelloDraw Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Thiz Beast Iz Incredible! First Of All I Need 2 Address How Thoze Wingz & Hiz Tail Seem 2 Dissappear Into The Dark Clouds Behind Him,That Iz A Wonderful Effect,It Iz Rlly Captivative,Nevr Seen That Fading Effect In Something Lyk Thiz Before & It Givz A Feel That He Iz 1 Wit The Earth,Meaning The Dark Clouds Aroun' It,Lyk He Iz A More Giant Force Than U'd Estimate Him 2 Be,That He Iz So Huge,Hez Evrywere! I Mean EVRYWERE,Lyk He Iz The Very Nite,Dusk & Dawn That Coverz The Earth & Iz In Evry Single Dark Corner Of The World,Wile Still Being Physical In 1 Place.The Beauty Of Thiz Beast Givz Me Mixed Emotionz,I Both Fear It :fear: Yet Itz Majesty Iz Just So Gr8,It Makez Me Almost Break In2 Tearz :happycry: That Smirk Also Adds 2 Itz Evil Effect,Wile In No Way Watsoevr Detracting4rm Itz Beauty,Itz Just Plane Beauty On My Computer,Just So Lovely. I :heart: It :love:
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:icondarkowl85:
darkowl85 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2011
I love this! Your dragons are always amazing!!
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:icond00m5d4y:
D00M5D4Y Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2011
This is amazing!
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:iconartyy-tegra:
Artyy-Tegra Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, I love dragons!!!! *________*
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:iconvaivs:
VAIVS Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011
i guess this is what they mean with " raining destruction on something"
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:iconlife-of-the-machine:
Life-Of-The-Machine Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2011   Digital Artist
There is something very fascinating about this. I couldn't stop staring at it. Is that lava pouring from it's mouth? Sweet! I wish I could tell you what about it stood out to me and said "Whoa! That's cool..." But I can't exactly put my finger on it...I like the way you did the smoke, it looks really neat! People that come up with such creative things make me wish I had a better imagination...Especially when drawing monsters.
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:iconflytedify:
flytedify Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
OMG.....that thing will be the bringer of the end of the world... I'm creeped out by that thing...but it's too epic to look away from it...AMAZING!
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:iconkagamikun:
kagamikun Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2011  Hobbyist
Whoo RIFT! :D
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:iconnorthly:
northly Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011
It is so amazing, and the colours are perfect. It is a real atmosphere of fantasy.
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:iconskyflower101111:
Skyflower101111 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Creepy =3
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:iconjalaska24:
Jalaska24 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011
the words out of my mouth when i saw this were, "oh my god!!!" soooo cool! 8D
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:icononearmbandit91:
OneArmBandit91 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
That is totally awesome!
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:iconjennyjonu:
JennyJonu Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Absolutely wonderful! Your friend told me you were only 17. That's absolutely nuts! I really like it!
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:iconparadox-lover:
Paradox-Lover Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
cool stuff!!! :O:D:heart:
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:iconvenoturus:
Venoturus Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
One word: WOW
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KURONEKO31071996 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2011
wow!!!
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:iconjon-rista:
jon-rista Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow, this thing is wicked. This thing truly looks and feels COLOSSAL, given that its the size of an entire mountain range! Feels like some kind of chaotic evil monstrosity warped right out of D&D Planescape's Carceri or Abyssal plane. I would have loved to take on a beast like this in an epic/demigod level game back in the days when I played classic role-playing games. Fantastic creature!
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:iconminicaitlin:
MINIcaitlin Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
oh damn this one is even more awesome haha I can't get over your talent xD
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:iconkirinoru:
Kirinoru Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2011  Student Artist
holy shit~! <333 One of the best beast that I seen! *___* really, I love this design!
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:iconlive-in-dream:
Live-in-Dream Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2011  Student General Artist
I really like what you have done with this whole piece. I think it's really amazing!
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:iconl3xil3in:
L3xil3in Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2011
Wow gro▀artige Arbeit, ich bin beeindruckt!
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:iconmarilynmanson1990:
marilynmanson1990 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wowww amazing!!!!!! love them!!!!
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:iconshinianne:
shinianne Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2011  Student General Artist
:star::star::star::star::star::star::star::star: wow
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:iconsassykitty192:
sassykitty192 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011
I love your style ! I hope the judges choose you as the winner .
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:iconminortechnicality:
MinorTechnicality Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
The triple eyes combined with the double frill around its head makes me feel like my vision's blurring. I love it and the gunk pouring out of its mouth.
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:iconsacana456:
sacana456 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011
this looks really good ;)
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:iconaguswu:
Aguswu Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011
Cool !
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:iconaarizvi:
aarizvi Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2011
very cool
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:iconrinkusu001:
Rinkusu001 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2011
:iconomfgplz: It's watching me....

Amazing work!! :D
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:iconanimelvr329:
animelvr329 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2011
Sooooo cooooooool~
Your art is awesome~
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:iconconsolas93:
Consolas93 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
There a killer opera moment that destoryed the whole village in one single bite!

To awsome to discribe.
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:iconionesther:
ionesther Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2011
epic!!! :heart: this is so cool!! ^^
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:icondeviantgloria:
deviantGloria Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Wooooooow.....:)
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:iconnosh07:
nosh07 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2011
oh mine.........really dreadfull as it must look be here......good work..... finger crossed...........
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:iconjojoesart:
JoJoesArt Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:la: :D
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:iconairam477:
Airam477 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2011
looks like a monster from Zelda
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:iconladyneytiri:
LadyNeytiri Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2011  Student General Artist
This is so dang cool! I love it!
Its so dark and mysterious but
yet beautiful at the same time!!
You are such an amazing artist! :D
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:iconjojoesart:
JoJoesArt Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:heart: thank you my dear!! :D
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