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The Siege of the Cockatrices by QuizzicalKisses The Siege of the Cockatrices by QuizzicalKisses
GOOD GOD MY ARM HURTS

This took a whopping 6 days to finish, my left arm is completely numb at this point. BUT. This has to be, BY FAR, my most enjoyable piece yet. I admit freely taking lots and lots of inspiration from the great artist in Blizzard Wei Wang's piece for the female barbarian and my own personal art God Frazetta's Death Dealer (on top of color picking, but no one needs to know that >.>)

This piece is based on the MLP digital comic *which I have not read but a friend of mine showed me some pages; Based on the story arc of Nightmarity (I think?), there's a bit where Celestia tells the mighty and epic tale of the siege of Canterlot by the evil Cockatrices, where she and spike drove them off with trident and horn with nothing but grit and a metric ton of friendship.

This armor design is my favourite, mostly because it's been FAR too long since I got to design some overly complicated armor piece with tons of texture and detail on it (although no where near as awesome as Wei Wang's piece, but I'm getting there)

Anyway, seeing Beefspike's growing popularity with the fandom, I hope you guys enjoy this one :) This really took a large chunk of my soul and willpower with it, so I'll probably take a good long rest after this. Enjoy!
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jenz-metal Featured By Owner May 12, 2014
Ah, yes, very Warhammer Fantasy-esque. Me likey.
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vorval Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014
Awesome
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vorval Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014
Oh my they are fighting dragon-chicken-snakes :D
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:iconstupidmaturefiltergr:
this is amazing.
my god! :O
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ChibiMooshi Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013
Wow, this is simply astonishing! :wow:
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Lordofthememes Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2013
freakin awesome
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El-Dante-Del-Ante Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013
And here we have a dragon riding a dragon.
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:iconlordofthememes:
Lordofthememes Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2013
not sure if a dragon
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QuizzicalKisses Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013
Rarely we have the opportunity to see such a specimen in the wild, let us hope that we do not scare it away...

/attenborough/
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darksoullessgirl Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Celestia's face kind of cracks me up and all the detailing is AMAZING!!!
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