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Companions :Skyward Sword: by JereduLevenin Companions :Skyward Sword: by JereduLevenin
Link and his giant red bird from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.

I have to admit, I have been dying to paint this bird ever since I saw the trailers. This piece is also a bit of an apology for the sheer depressing ANGST of the previous painting.

This was painted entirely in The Gimp 2.4.7, and it took around 6 hours.

This time I went 100% painterly Skyward Sword-style. No lines! I am extremely satisfied with the result.

Totally gonna cosplay Skyward Sword Link for A-Kon 2012. Yup. No idea how to make chain mail, though. Or sew. D: I guess I'd better learn, huh?

Music while painting this: [link]

EDIT: Fixed the top of the bird's head, and the placement of Link's ear. NOW I am satisfied. :D

Link, his giant red Shoebill, and The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword are (c) to Nintendo.

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LindseyLovesLink Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
wow. beautiful. I'm in love with this game
Phearo Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It's really good, though I feel like some areas look a little too sharp?
Excaliburd Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012
JoxBrick Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wooh awesome XD
happychipmunks Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Adorable. ^^
kingbowserkoopa123 Featured By Owner May 24, 2012  Student General Artist
In reply to Talent-Bunny, its fan art, its just that JereduLevenin's art style completly matches Skyward Swords'. Comment on Picture: Did you even draw the official artwork? And you are doing more for Nintendo? Do you word as the Nintendo artist? Because its really cool. BTW I noticed the Master Sword WITH Link's BLUE earings. Link has red earings by that point, because *spoilers* when Link is searching for the final flame, and passes Din's Silent Realm, Link obtains red Fireshield Earings, so by that point, Link has red earings for the rest of the game. But really, who cares! This is an excellent piece of artwork, Very well done!
KeyboardingChihuahua Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
You did this with Gimp?! Wow, I'd never be able to do this.
MrsIshida0560 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012  Student Filmographer
omfg a giant bird!!
happychild47 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
so preeetty! :D
MarieCherieBlossom Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2012  Student General Artist
Holy crap is this real art or fanart?! XDD
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