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Purged by Flame

I just saw that my card, Purged by Flame, has been released on the Fantasy Flight Games website, so I figure it's fine to do a post.  I did this at the same time as the last image I posted, Boon of Tzeentch.  It was a super fun to do, I love to do flames, elves, and purging, so it was right up my alley.  It started with the drawing:
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The main focus of the piece was the gauntlet in the flame, so I went with a more severe perspective to put that up front.  I got the ok from the AD and so I moved on to the final painting.

©Fantasy Flight Games
After sending the image to get accepted by the higher-up's, they thought the armor needed to change, helmet needed to be gone, and spear needed to get changed to a shield.  So after painting in those changes, this is what came out:  
©Fantasy Flight Games
I thought I was going to change the final image back to the original, because I loved the helmet so much, and I put so much time into getting that right, but the final image does look better.  The armor is cooler and I like the shield much more.  It gives a nice balance to the flame on the other side of the image.

And here is the final card.  It hasn't come out in stores yet, but that should be soon.


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