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Anima: Arbiter Belphegor by Wen-M Anima: Arbiter Belphegor by Wen-M
reusing old BG, sorry =P

was kind of at a lost of idea when i started to work on this armor design, i like and hate the helmet horns cuz it kinda reminds me of those horns on an elk.

the sword had a lot of ideas going into it, cuz it is supposed to symbolize 12 knights. I thought it would have been too much to actually draw 12 knights on it, i tried to put 12 helmets on it, but in the end i decided to put 12 candles on it, signifying the light that the 12 knights would bring to the world.

the Theme of Belphegor is on his chest and on the cross guard of the sword, a blind folded female presenting a cup of blood(wine)

more or less a design i liked.

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CGT-Devoid Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
A real Beauty
SashikobroAyumu Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014
wow he is very awesome!
ShuyinTheEnigmatic Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013  Student Writer
This is so amazing...!!
ClockWorkJu Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013
Really Good job ! The details are amazing. His helmet reminds me the ones used for the blasons (well, in my minds I associate it to that xD [link] ). Belphegor is the "demon" (he was a Baal of Peor before the crhistianisation, and a god of fertility, discoveries and ingeniosity) dedicated to France ; he's chilling around the Louvre in other versions xD
And I give you a +1 for the symbolism used. I'm always sensible to these details !
Wen-M Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013
thank you for the comment =D
stiffbonez Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012
hafta say, this pic is EPIC!!!!!, although to be honest, it's incorrectly labeled for me. as i remember it, belphegor is the demon prince reigning over the sin of sloth, and nothing about this guy screams, or even whispers, anything related to sloth. on a side note, since belphegor was one of seven princes of hell, any chance of there being six other dark guys like this, but with different names and nature? don't want to send a wall of text your way, so any specifications about this question u want to know, ask me for it, please.
Wen-M Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012
hehee, thanks for your comment =D the theme of this guy is based on some aspects of the story revolving Belphegor. theres many.
C4ppi3 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
flamekaat Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012
This one's cvery complex and must have been difficult to work on. WOW! the effect when finished is awesome.
FONGKOUBAY Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012
Detailwork has found its master
anissah Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2012
Amazing job!!! all those details *_____________*
Wow! but which color is it exactly? Black-blue-other? ^^' I can't define it XD
Sheol5 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012
I love your style ��
Enforcer84 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
love the wings
SephKnight Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Another Arbiter...wonder what this one is doing for the Azure Alliance...oh well... very nice work, and I look forward to seeing it in mini form so i can paint it
SaitoMasaro Featured By Owner May 16, 2012
I thought perfection couldn't be improved. But you did the impossible.
Wen-M Featured By Owner May 16, 2012
lol, thanks for your kind words.
ren302 Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Outstanding art.... ^^
Kyaarmi Featured By Owner May 15, 2012
Miten sie jaksat näpertää näin paljon?:D
Caladria Featured By Owner May 14, 2012 kinda like the greatest armor rendering.....ever. I LOVE it! O_O Amazzzzing!
OverlordApocalipse Featured By Owner May 5, 2012

my name is Terrance and i like to say this is a really good drawing. I can't stop getting jealous bout this one. This is the type of art work i wish i could do. Thank you for enlightening my spirit.

--Terrance A. Harris-Rice
Wen-M Featured By Owner May 5, 2012
thank you for your kind words
kyphoscoliosis Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2012
How do you have the patience do do this sick amount of beautiful detail?
I'm speechless.
Nice story for the sword :)
Yewro Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I have to say: zoomed out it's hard to tell what is leg and what is clothe
Caneleb Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I decree that this knight looks awfully sassy.
DyavolDesigns696 Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Hm, very impressive. I can't see a single flaw in it aside from the pillars having a reflection yet him and his sword not. A minor detail but notable none the less. Very impressive all the same!
Fremescense Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Omg... the details on this piece, it's absolutely, truly amazing.
Can't find enough good words for it, love it<3
Lazerez Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012
You never cease to amaze.
sapphyvalentine Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is going to sound so weird, but this kinda reminds me of that picture of Angelina Jolie at the Oscar's because of his stance. o.o
TheFlyingViper Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Professional General Artist
Doin the Angelina Jolie pose ;)
KaptainKonrad Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012
Going off of the BG being reused, is this the new optional leader Arbiter for Azur?
JaguarGal Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2012  Student General Artist
Have I ever mentioned that your details and textures are amazing? They are. Totally are.
I really love the pose for this guy!
elenhpaine Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
so much detail!!!! marvelous work again!! cant stop admiring you work!!
cedname Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2012  Student Digital Artist
it is amazing!

what is the software you use to color your drawing ?
h1dek1 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2012  Student General Artist
amazing O.O
moonra-zk Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2012
Dammit, Wen, you never cease to amaze me.
There could be some cracking on the ground around the sword, though.
shaytu Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
Destination-iridium Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
...the detail. It is exploding my head with its amazingness.
GemStykon Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012
Your level of detail always takes away my breath.
Phantom-Shadow16 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
the armor looks expensive... really expensive 8o
MoonlightHaze Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're an alien, admit it... PERFECTION...
tutho Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
i would love to see the miniature of it!
Snow-Bandit Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
s-saiko, so c-cool....
TheLoneDucky Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012   General Artist
Random mood spazzy moment is inflicting sudden thought of running up to this guying, hugging, him then running off to find some other peep to hug.

Your art never fails to amaze, I'll give ya that! :clap:
S2CHIS2 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012  Student Digital Artist
:O BEAST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
HellSiNLordZ Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is one amazing art work you have... It really gives me a shock... All those details, colouring and the background... They just amazed me... Though I'm not as good as you, but at least I could give you some cheering of your Art work... :D
Maibek Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012
Wow..thats so detailed *.*
Luhkha Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012
This is madness ! So much detail ! O_O

Awesome ! A little question : how much have you take to draw this one ?
BabakoSen Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist sure do insist on this incredible profusion of detail don't you? Don't ever stop.
JhenrhiIda Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
the detail o_o
Stalkin-me-no-more Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012
Omfg so much detail :o I think this might be one of the most intricate drawings I've seen you do. Looks amazing *-*
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