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Arvalis-2012 by arvalis Arvalis-2012 by arvalis
This is the first of six characters I redesign annually. I did this a ways back for a final in class, but never posted it because the final illustrations weren't as done as I liked. I am posting these leading up the the reveal of the final illustrations. This is Arvalis, the character I take my username from. His creation dates back to 2004 and has been updated and reworked ever since. He is the central protagonist to a video game pitch a few friends and I have been noodling with since high school. He is a reincarnated "god of chaos" from a small fishing village on his way to deal with the impending problem's of the world. The project is designed as a love letter to Japanese RPG's through a western design lens.

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PhotoshopCS3: 2 days
Arvalis©RJ Palmer
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Realmwright Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I like the blade kinda towards the center. It's a very cool blend of sickle, scythe, kama, and nightstick.
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Stay-Crunchy Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2014   Digital Artist
So cool !! :D (Big Grin) 
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PainisCupcaek Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
It's amazing to see all this improvement in these images; truly the Loaf has blessed you with art skills.
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Medjugore Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Bright step to step
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Jacob-Cross Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013
Awesome :D
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yakkingyetis Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013
2013 is the best !
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racheru-tan Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Student Digital Artist
God knows how i cried inside for all this improvement. I really teared up. You know, I recognized my work in yours, and if I try harder, maybe I'll arrive in your level. I'm still in the "2007's" level, but soon may I touch your feet. You really inspired me to go on and on and on! I really loved it!
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DarkerxDayz Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm so impressed and inspired by this as a gamer and artist dreaming of getting a job doing this. It really makes me want to work on my artwork, and grow as you have done.
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Thedeadcontinent Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Professional Writer
oh no wait my guy actualy has an original style never mind.
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Thedeadcontinent Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Professional Writer
danny?
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