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MELAM-LUGAL by ertacaltinoz MELAM-LUGAL by ertacaltinoz
Hey everyone!
Here is the second rider unit for the Erlikhan army.

Hope you like it.

With this creature, we are very close to last drawing of bad guys. Only one more left. (!Spoliler Alert!)
And it is Erlikhan with his mythological bull!!! So... watch out!:)

THANKS for all your comments and thanks for all your best luck wishes! As I really can't catch some of your comments, I am not able to reply them. For this I beg your pardon, and thanks for your understanding.
Hope to see all of you later.

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This image was also selected for inclusion for EXPOSE 8.

Photoshop CS2
Wacom Intuos A4 graphic tablet
Approx. 25 hours
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HomelessOffspring Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is remarkable 
arschpo Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014
:headbang: :stupidme::stupidme::stupidme::stupidme:  :squee::squee: Great Artwork :squee::squee:   :stupidme::stupidme: Amazing :stupidme::stupidme::stupidme::stupidme:  :stupidme:
RainyStorm Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014
A ghost horse and a rised deathman? Cool!
FrostKnight1 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
BelRodriguez Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Student General Artist
Hermoso trabajo
LycianSage Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012
Primus30 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Student General Artist
This reminds me of Lord of the Rings: Return of the King. With the ghost kin. The glowing effect is amazing!
UnicornBlood97 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're awesome at painting! Just sayin... ;D
Plampii Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow :) looks amazing
CapitanaRecondita Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2011  Professional
sevenofeleven Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2011
Looks great.
BaltasarVischi Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2011  Student Digital Artist
WOOOOOW !! love IT
Lun4cy Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2011
Love the translucency of the horse
Rischoo Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2011
WoW.. that horse... amazing
xGhostwriterx Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
... This This just blows my mind I, I can't found the words... Amzing isn't good enogh...
Thesealmx Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
i like your style
sundayykota Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
This is too legit. *_*
Quill1788 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
veritable bad ass.
aminkzDesign Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010  Professional Photographer

exxiry Featured By Owner May 26, 2010  Student General Artist
Amazing details :wow:
Nice job with the horse, I really like it :D
Bahimiron Featured By Owner May 9, 2010
Lugal means " KING "...its a sumerian word. Does this character has connection to sumerians?
ertacaltinoz Featured By Owner May 9, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Wow, you are the real keen eye.
And Sumerians...Yes, it is. We were so careful with history -and our game is based on real history-, but of course we tried to create a different approach. And I guess, we did something really "new".
Our author, Yiğit Değer Bengi is the main reason of the success of the game. The most important role here is hisbecause he created a new world which feeds from the real history.
Like in this example(lugal), I know he was so careful with the other names. Every name that he gave to our units had a special meaning and they were exactly have some serious reasons to be in that way.
Aerozopher Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2010
your best work
Wings-of-Art Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cool dude !
bayjordan Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2009
kinda looks like the lich king and his mount "invincible" from the warcraft universe
mike-reiss Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Great Image!
boot-cheese-3000 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2009
this is a bull?
SpiffNifty Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2009
This really caught my attention when I saw it. I believe this is the piece that made me watch you, as I am not too familiar with the rest of your gallery before it.

As with most of the rest of the world, I like the color blue over most others (that exception being African countries which love hot pink for reasons that escape me right now...) so when I saw this it immediately jumped at me.

It is also in part to the nature of his and his steeds daring and brash posing. It's as if both were challenging some unseen antagonist, or even the viewer/audience. The character seems to have some power, presumed or otherwise, and is just flaunting it to either quell aggressors from challenging him, or the complete opposite of brazenly showing his intentions of garnering a worthy opponent. The tilting of his head is very mocking in nature, coupled with his arms wide exposing his pumped and puffed out chest, just daring the viewer. His trusty steed gets in on this feeling by posing more like an arrogant show-pony, rather than being on the defensive.

I really like the wispy ghostlike rippons surrounding both of them. This adds to the otherworldy feel, other than the obvious subject matter. :) The horse-thing has a rather interesting look, as he looks more like water or some viscous fluid rather than anything more substantial, as in the dead knight riding his back which appears to quite solid.

Both have nice armor designs, albeit a bit too ambiguous and mismatched in places. The upperarm armor doesn't seem to match the forearm armor, and neither match the leg armor. Other parts such as the crown seem more organic as opposed to the more hand-crafted parts like the aforementioned armor. Also the steeds lower armor near the shoulder perplex me as I have a hard time deciphering what is going on exactly. I think the individual pieces look very good, but maybe don't work so well together. One part I really like, however, is the steeds head adornment, as it seems highly intimidating.

To round it out, I like the surreal background. It helps keep the focus on the characters, but helps this transcend from being just a character study to higher art.

I see a lot of skill displayed here, and will continue to enjoy amazing works from you! Completely :+fav:!
LadyWinter Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2009
Stunning work! :wow: I love the design and intricate details.
E-Pendragon Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Death Knight mounts should look like this mount >_> Cause is sooooo epic.
wolfofdesire Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2009  Hobbyist
Icefyire Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2009   Traditional Artist
YouCannotFalter Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
This is awesome! I really wouldnt like to meet this guy in combat...very well done
Ahrjey Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2009  Student General Artist
Awesome work as usual, can't wait to see the last of the baddies! =p
EvranOzturk Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
melleeq Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2009  Professional Interface Designer
KarYSs-Concept Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome !
svenja71 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2009
awesome.. =)
Rungue Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nakkah Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2009  Professional General Artist
favlarlar ... :)
ertacaltinoz Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Bayramını kutlarlar:)
Stock7000 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2009
epic win
bernyk Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
really cool but an honest critique, im not feeling the end of his sword, it looks to future-techno-gadget-ie to me haha

i guess it looks to smooth to fit with the rest of the characters outfit if you get my meaning.

but awesome work as usual and i hope my comment is of some use to you =D cheers
orcbruto Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Suvari? I thought it would be Mena Suvari, that very hot hungarian actress from American Beauty =D
ertacaltinoz Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Hahahahahahaha! Suvari is(originally- süvari)in Turkish and it means "rider". But your suggestion was just mindblowing:P

Anyway, thanks Arturo. I hope everything is fine out there. See ya:peace:
orcbruto Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Ow! I didn't knew that!
So... Mena Suvari in Turkey is "Mena Rider"?
I guess its like Sasha. Here in Brazil its girl's name, but in Russia its a boy's name =D
StriderDen Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome colors and details!
Incredible job, I really like it! Congratulations! :)
wytherwing Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2009
excellent work! :thumbsup:
Just-Peer Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2009
That is some really overpowered Nazgul :P
Can't wait till we get to see that bull!
TheColombianOne Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2009
That's goota sound AWESOME!
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