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Blood Angel by DiegoGisbertLlorens Blood Angel by DiegoGisbertLlorens
I painted this piece as a personal work, testing some new brushes, and the idea was to repict all 20 original Legions of Space Marines. Of course, that idea fell into oblivion due to lack of time...
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MechXen Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2015
I just had to say that this piece is absolutely stunning. One of my favourites. I hope you dont mind that I've borrowed it to use on my forum signature, credited, of course.
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DrDoSoLittle Featured By Owner May 14, 2015
Do I detect some Rutger Hauer? 
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Taytonclait Featured By Owner May 4, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey he's like that guy from Bladerunner and Ladyhawk
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Thodoris75 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015
I hope you pick this idea up again, soon. I 'd love to see what you'd make out of the two "lost" legions.
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BIXIMUS-MAXIMUS Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015
You do my chapter proud.
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DiegoGisbertLlorens Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
I'm glad a son of Sanguinius likes it. A revision is soon to come, I think.
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ScorpioSymm Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Professional Writer
That's totally Rutger Hauer!
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DiegoGisbertLlorens Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
It looks like him, but he's actually Viggo Mortensen+Clint Eastwood. I swear.
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Sycab Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Student Digital Artist
well done finally a guy who draws a blood angel xd 
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DiegoGisbertLlorens Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
C'mon, they get a lot of love ;)
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sicko666 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014
I liked it so much i even went and brought a print of it! ( My first ever purchase on deviantart,lol and my first ever putting a stretcher frame together too!!!! ). He now has pride of place on my living room wall all 36x24" of him.....His no Dark Angel though, but he is deep and dark enough to keep the enermies of humanity from invading my flat....well most of the time anyway lol!

Hoping a Dark Angel will eventually show up to give him backup!!!! ;)
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DiegoGisbertLlorens Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Consider it done. The sons of Baal and Caliban shall stand side by side, as they did in the old codex: Angels of Death.
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cliveklg Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014
Kind of reminds me of some of the style of the old masters portraits.  Well done. 
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DiegoGisbertLlorens Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Yes, I think that was exactly what inspired me before I started this piece.
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Ravenkeeper Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014
man. that'd look awesome above the mantlepiece ^^d pity about the lack of time. I'd have liked to see your hand at the other legions, particular your guess at the two that must not be mentioned
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DiegoGisbertLlorens Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Well, that will eventually happen :)
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Ravenkeeper Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014
hehe eventually. well patience is a virtue
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Slaytaninc Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014
Actually looks like someone that could move around. Great work.
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DiegoGisbertLlorens Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! It´s pretty old now, and I´d love to make a remastered version.
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Maatko Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014
many space marines have faces like savage morons, This face is elegant, strong...very well.
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DiegoGisbertLlorens Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Savage morons? Sure, I bet many of them are :D
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naomorii Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014
Hello, if you have some time to spend for me, could you do a drawing of this type for me if I explain what to do precisely?
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DiegoGisbertLlorens Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hey! You mean a commission? Sure, if you dont mind to wait til I have time (and you can afford it, of course!). PM me for details.
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Arteaus Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This piece is so Solemn. My grasp on artistic techniques are poor at best but the transition from the darkness into the light and the stoicism on his handsome face encapsulates the constant balance a scion of Sanguinius faces.

tl;dr I love it and it's awesome cuz I'm a Blood Angel fanboy
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DiegoGisbertLlorens Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! Id love to find some time to finish it and work on the other Chapters.
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Arteaus Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'd love to see that! It'd be really fun to see all the other chapters done in your style.
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thomasjberger Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014
Great work
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thomasjberger Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014
Please keep going with the work to get all original 20 legions I love this piece and would love to see them all. 
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DiegoGisbertLlorens Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
ME TOO! And I am reading too many Horus Heresy books for my own good.
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thomasjberger Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014
Yeah man I wish they were endless...which they kind of are haha. But I really wish all of hollywoods money and equipment went to the gamesworkshop headquarters and they made the opening trilogy to the heresy.
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EbolaBears Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2014
Rutger Hauer!

Awesome work!
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DiegoGisbertLlorens Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hahaha, everybody makes the same mistake, its great! Actually, if you look again, youll see Viggo Mortensen with the eyes of Clint Eastwood.
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EbolaBears Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2014
Oh yeah, them too:bucktooth:
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MooseSpringsteen Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013
Looking at the chest stone, I would simply love to see what you could do with Eldar, with their soul stones and wraithbone.
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DiegoGisbertLlorens Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Uhm...Tempting...
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Spaun13 Featured By Owner May 27, 2013
Veru nice
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DiegoGisbertLlorens Featured By Owner May 28, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Troppo vero! Thanks :)
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:icontsonchi:
Tsonchi Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
would you mind givin me some lessons
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:icondiegogisbertllorens:
DiegoGisbertLlorens Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Hehe, of course not! Anyway, I hope to be able to create some tutorials soon.
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Tsonchi Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
sweet please please tell me when you do
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ironsides11 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013
Fantastic work :)
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DiegoGisbertLlorens Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! I hope to continue the serie soon!
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FreedomHammer Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013
Surely you have captured the very soul and noble character of the Blood Angels in this painting.
Each time I see it, my imagination wanders off on some new episode of his story.
Thank you for sharing such an inspiring work of art with us.
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DiegoGisbertLlorens Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
My pleasure. Im trying to find time to paint more like this one.
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Zygotistic Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013
I've . . . seen things you people wouldn't believe . . .
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SuiseisekiRozen Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013
oh. my. god.
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DiegoGisbertLlorens Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Your god will not help you now (muahahaha).
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drbrBr Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Bestest. Why? Because it looks "real" concerning proportions, face and armour build. Awesome!
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Unam-et-solum Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013   Digital Artist
Great artwork. Love the Blood Angels.
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DiegoGisbertLlorens Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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