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Black Templar: The Crusade Begins! (Complete) by NicholasKay Black Templar: The Crusade Begins! (Complete) by NicholasKay
Further updates? Of course! New video with music (previous one didn't)
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************** FURTHER UPDATES!************
The tutorial video is now up! You can watch it here:
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**************SUPER GINORMOUS UPDATE!*************
The speed video for this piece is now available! You can watch it here: [link]


**************IN THE NAME OF THE EMPEROR, READ THE BLOG POST BELOW!*************

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Welcome back friends, the saga of my Black Templar painting finally comes to a close here! After what seems like an eternity of leaning against my Cintiq, the Black Templar (and a few friends) are now ready to strike force and burn a holy path through the forces of darkness.

This piece took a super long time to do... I honestly can't gauge it accurately but it's somewhere in the ballpark of 14+ hours, possibly even 18 or 20.

Everything was done in Adobe Photoshop and (if you are kind enough to wait) you can view the PROCESS VIDEO for this piece tomorrow once I edit my screen recordings and begin narration. When the video is ready, I'll make sure to make a big, ugly update at the top of this painting's description so that everyone can see. :-D

Thanks for checking out my piece, I really hope you like it. Once again, don't forget to check out my blog... there's good stuff there, I promise.

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Best,

-K


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zhugebeifong Apr 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
What game do these guys come from? I saw a mod of them in Fallout New Vegas.
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:iconpapasenji:
Perfect, simply perfect :)
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Locustwithbeans Mar 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're my hero, Huge fan of your work.
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NicholasKay Mar 15, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
thanks!
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:iconlocustwithbeans:
Locustwithbeans Mar 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh you're welcome
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NorlinDesign Jan 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love this. I don't know what else to say! Great work and thank you for the tutorial!
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:iconwinterbonez:
I'm not usually a fan Blact Templars but this is just too beautiful.
It's got just the right amount of gothing bling and the atmosphere is just perfect.
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Drackenmoore Jan 24, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Rightly amazing piece.  Not too clean, not too gritty, and all the while it manages to capture the feel of righteousness that surrounds an Astartes of the Black Templars.
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:iconbersekers1:
None shall find The Black Templars in Their Unending Crusade Wanting.
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:iconilsunh:
I just recently found out that all the Warhammer art that I really liked was actually done by you who knew?
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