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Memento of the Times Long Gone by Huussii Memento of the Times Long Gone by Huussii
Time lapse: www.youtube.com/watch?v=GySdVl…

Finally caught up with episodes last weekend, watched 3, 4, 5 and 6 all in a row. I absolutely loved everything about episode three, so I decided to do something about the castle. I don't know how I haven't done anything about it this far, it's such a nice thing to paint simply due to all the story behind it. I just haven't done indoor or architecture stuff that much in general.

Yeeeaaah.. All I can say is sorry. Even though Christmas holiday is rolling and I finally have some time to chill out and release steams, I still haven't got myself really active. I didn't even get an idea for any holiday picture and such. Should'a thought one out beforehand 'cause I wasn't home a lot during the actual Christmas days. I can't help feeling bad about it.

In any case, merry (late) Christmas everypony! Hope you had a good one.

Ohmygod this is the first time I've drawn Twilicorn...
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ZanarNaryon Featured By Owner May 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so bucking awesome
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Randochi Featured By Owner May 12, 2015  Student General Artist
This reminds me of Tera. The giant Pegasus entrance to Velika.
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dragonsponies Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2015  Student Digital Artist
jeezus fucking christ, it makes me happy to see what amazing art there exists
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DARKRISER-1080 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2015  Student General Artist
The lighting, sweet Celestia the lighting! <3

Btw I'm going through all your art and favouriting it, hope you don't mind! :D
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Badgerhead44 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2015
I think you REALLY captured the atmosphere with this one.
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Scholar57 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Holy smokes!  Look at all that detail!  Those crumbling stairs!  The broken window frames!  The feathers, the scales, the tattered tapestries, and the flowing sunlight!  (DEEP BREATH).  So much!  I'm overwhelmed!

What a fine style you have!  And the persepective of the piece, how everything is viewed at an angle!  The dark doorway on the left and the bright open window on the right add a unique balance, giving both equal weight and attention.  I can even see the texture on the dragons flying overhead.

It must feel wonderful to know that, after so much work and dedication, you end up with something beautiful.  Good job!  Maybe, if I'm lucky, I might be able to draw as well as you one day.

I hope nothing but the best as you continue to create more and more beautiful artwork.
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Nun-yuh-busines Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015
May I share this on my Facebook? I will credit you, for sure ^u^


Oh my goodness I love this so much. The angle is amazing. And everything is so detailed!! :0
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Engavar Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ohmy... woooow... this is... just wow....
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Elysian-Fall Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Totally breathtaking!
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Sir-Caleb Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2015
I felt in love with the light, angle (PERFECT ANGLE CHOICE!), concept, style... everything about your work is perfect
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FralLeman Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2015
WOW!  This is amazing!
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SonataBlaze Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I can't say anything....................OMG SHOCK. .............X3 Emote :eeeee: 
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ytsejam58 Featured By Owner Edited Jan 23, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is incedible. Every stroke feels pefectly placed
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El-Jorro Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014
Love the atmosphere
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Universe-of-Dusk Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WOW! I really like this a lot! How did you do it?
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lightning116 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014
Thank you, ES Stories, for showing me this beautiful piece
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SilverWing27 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Beautiful. :D This looks beautiful as it is, but I believe if you listen to some songs from Lord of the Rings while  seeing this is gonna add emotion and beauty. ^.^ Just saying, since this does look like it can go with Lord of the Rings. :) Especially with its beautiful violin music. :D
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Warriors77495 Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
THIS MUST HAVE TOOK YOU FOREVER!!!
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Kulstor Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014
Interesting angle and great attention to detail.
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grizzlewolfbrown Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
holy crap! That shading!
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onichan2234 Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2014  Student Artist
This piece reminds me of in twilight princess the withered temple of time . Also bro your art is freaking amazing wish you'd do more castle pics
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Gladanos Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014
Is this from the first Assassins Creed? The stair-setup definately wakes some memories of it. ^^
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steampunkpony1 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014  Student General Artist
reminds me of dark souls for some reason
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Celefin Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014
The palette, dramatic lighting, depth and washed-out-ness give this picture a somewhat Tomb Raider-ish feel (mind you, I didn't for a second think of Daring Do but of Tomb Raider 2013).
The sense of foreboding in those obviously ancient ruins contrasts nicely with the expressions of joy on the protagonists' faces.
Very well done.
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24AHEL1TE Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014
Clap BeautifuldeviantART 
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TimMcJimFromPl Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014
Amazing.
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WhisperingBlue Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Guil Wars
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Huussii Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm slightly inspired by Guild Wars 2 art too, among dozens of other games with great art. Might show through in some areas. =p
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WhisperingBlue Featured By Owner Edited Aug 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes Guild Wars 2 have some good art and i think that your art is good as them :)
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FleshBird Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Yeah okay way to post spam on a wonderful piece of art. Also, that's a lie anyways, I've seen too many of these things to know they are just lies. 
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maxes343 Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014
Sorry but I had to. I am a very superstitious person. so if I get a chain later I forward it, but I guess that's no excuse.
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FleshBird Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Hey it's fine. Sorry I sounded rude in that comment I was having a  bad day. 
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BenCooneyTheGuardian Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014
I definitely know that place! I always tagged along with her, and I still do!
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Wise-Idiot Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014
Now THAT'S what it should have looked like in the show.
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AdmiralPopeye Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
This just looks simply amazing...
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tophxomi Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome!
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Drunken-Ninja-Master Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014
Astounding 
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DynamicLines Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Epic... and I just learned a new technique from this!.. awesome!!!!
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BronyGamerFIN Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Hobbyist
Voi olla Suomi ylpeš taiteilijoistaan^^
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Envirotech Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Stunning  0_0  love the perspective and the way the light and shadow play coming in from the far end plays with the torn tapestries, very nice art!! I'll be putting this one in my desktop background folder for sure!
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BenRG Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014
The shadow of a vanished golden age...
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Pixiegav Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely beautiful!
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ClassicBlaze Featured By Owner May 12, 2014
Whoa...this has to be one of the most stunning background i'd ever laid my eyes on.
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rgalaxy Featured By Owner May 12, 2014
this is truly out of imagination ! :O
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artmagetommy Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Student Digital Artist
reminds me of the ruins of Hollow Bastion from Kingdom Hearts XD great job!!
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crono411 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014
Show much talent this one does.
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Stegoraptor Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love this picture so much. Awesome job at the details
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MLPegasis4898 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That background looks sooo epic!!! :wow: :wow: :wow:
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Tiger610 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:33< did me think of the prospitian castle jack was exploring...
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