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December 10, 2012
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The Emperor Protects by NicholasKay The Emperor Protects by NicholasKay
Hey guys, new 40k piece!

Live streams:
Part 1 [link]
Part 2 [link]

Speed Paint Video:

Tutorial Video:

This was a private commission and was a real pleasure. Videos will be available for this piece soon, I'll let you know when.

If you are interested in commissioning a painting, please feel free to contact me at



Adeptus Astartes, Battlefleet Gothic, Black Flame, Black Library, the Black Library logo, BL Publishing, Blood Angels, Bloodquest, Blood Bowl, the Blood Bowl logo, The Blood Bowl Spike Device, Cadian, Catachan, the Chaos device, Cityfight, the Chaos logo, Citadel, Citadel Device, City of the Damned, Codex, Daemonhunters, Dark Angels, Dark Eldar, Dark Future, the Double-Headed/Imperial Eagle device, 'Eavy Metal, Eldar, Eldar symbol devices, Epic, Eye of Terror, Fanatic, the Fanatic logo, the Fanatic II logo, Fire Warrior, Forge World, Games Workshop, Games Workshop logo, Genestealer, Golden Demon, Gorkamorka, Great Unclean One, the Hammer of Sigmar logo, Horned Rat logo, Inferno, Inquisitor, the Inquisitor logo, the Inquisitor device, Inquisitor:Conspiracies, Keeper of Secrets, Khemri, Khorne, Kroot, Lord of Change, Marauder, Mordheim, the Mordheim logo, Necromunda, Necromunda stencil logo, Necromunda Plate logo, Necron, Nurgle, Ork, Ork skull devices, Sisters of Battle, Skaven, the Skaven symbol devices, Slaanesh, Space Hulk, Space Marine, Space Marine chapters, Space Marine chapter logos, Talisman, Tau, the Tau caste designations, Tomb Kings, Trio of Warriors, Twin Tailed Comet Logo, Tyranid, Tyrannid, Tzeentch, Ultramarines, Warhammer, Warhammer Historical, Warhammer Online, Warhammer 40k Device, Warhammer World logo, Warmaster, White Dwarf, the White Dwarf logo, and all associated marks, names, races, race insignia, characters, vehicles, locations, units, illustrations and images from the Blood Bowl game, the Warhammer world, the Talisaman world, and the Warhammer 40,000 universe are either , TM and/or Copyright Games Workshop Ltd 2000-2012, variably registered in the UK and other countries around the world. Used without permission. No challenge to their status intended. All Rights Reserved to their respective owners.
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Super cool.

Robert Schwalb told me that Games Workshop's store in the UK is awesome, especially the basement. :)
darkyautja Dec 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Fantastic artwork ! goodjob !
Adeptus Astartes siter of battel
horcore troops
nice dun

Pretty much perfect.
kubuk13 Aug 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
HellknightLeon May 1, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
The Emperor protects but having a Sister with you never hurt.
thevampiredio Jan 29, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
oh my empraahh.... this is gorgeous!!!!:D
Oh my gods. That is beautiful, and powerful. I can see her devotion, and I'm moved. Good work.
Boloblotz Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Oh i Love that Video. Very Good work.
Ebrech Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You know I was thinking, people ask if you are french, lol it won't help if you use the french canadian symbol of their flags :P.
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