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Before the Fall by ex-m Before the Fall by ex-m
Yep, it's Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic fanart. How I envisioned the player character during my first go through the game...
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Kingsdaughter613 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Oddly enough this is very close to Revan's canonical appearance... Great job!
SkyKiller17 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2012
This is a beautiful and amazing piece of artwork. Perfect lighting and coloring :)
StarForgeStudios Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2011  Hobbyist Filmographer
I am refavoriting this now that I have a deviant ID that I'm actually going to use to share things. (I favourited your artwork before as redeemedjedi.)
ex-m Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I appreciate you taking the time to re-fav this pic! :) You excited for The Old Republic? I do love me some KotOR, but don't really want to play an MMO...
StarForgeStudios Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Hobbyist Filmographer
Yes, I preordered the Collector's Edition of SWTOR and even got to beta-test it! Thankfully, it's turned out to be as good as I'd hoped, and most of my initial concerns were unfounded. It really does feel a lot like KotOR, and BioWare wrote some great character stories as usual. Too bad I don't have more time to actually play...
kryptocow Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2011  Student Digital Artist
I love everything about this--His design, the lighting... Nice job.
ex-m Featured By Owner May 3, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks! Revan's just such an awesome character.
Starkiller1157 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2010
Oh wow! I love it! Great coloring and well done on the facial features! Excellent work!
1028Wizard Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2010
Beautiful and well done I love it.
ShunnTheDevil Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2008
Looks like Revan to me. ^_^ Great work! In fact, the face I usually pick for KOTOR is almost exactly that! Great work! Love t coloring!
VampOrchid Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful work!! Love it...I find he kind of looks like Dustil for some reason.
Valfear Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2008
WO! dude thats awsome!!! its exactly the same pose as mine to exept reversed. Normaly I dont like orange lightsabers but it goes very well with your character.
Mcblak Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2007
Flawless Victory.
BlueFve Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Really like this one!
The-Grey-Warrior Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2007
very nice indeed, having played the game and invisioned my own characters i just wish i could paint ;)
Tatooine92 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2007  Student Writer
Fantastic job. The colors are perfect for the pose. It looks almost like an Attack of the Clones teaser poster I saw once. Very nice job!
Tatooine92 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2007  Student Writer
Fantastic job. The colors are perfect for the pose. It looks almost like an Attack of the Clones teaser poster I saw once. Very nice job!
robokop Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2007
Fantastic work! :D Great Revan! :D Fave! :D
Ninj4Fox Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2006  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Finally a male Revan picture!

Love it. Seriously it rocks!
AdigunPolack Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
I love this picture, and the character design here is *very* well done, too!! The shading, the pose, the clothing, and background are all used to such a valuably and finely good degree, and you sure have used the right color choices for the job!!! :D

Excellent work, r4r3truffle, and it is thumbs up from me!!! :thumbsup:
plangkye Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
:o This is the third weird-ass art coincidence I've come across in just a week!

Art coincidence #1: Discovered a person whose V for Vendetta fanart was identical in composition to mine - really, same picture, different art style.

Art coincidence #2: Someone's Star Wars art has her character in a running pose identical to the one I submitted last night in my own Star Wars art.

Art coincidence #3: Your picture here, of your KotOR character pre-darkside-corruption, has the same title as a pciture I drew of my own KotOR II character pre-darkside-corruption.

Yours is clearly better though.
Frandarts Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2006
That is just amazing... the pose, the colours, evrything is just perfect. He looks uber powerful too, just how I imagine male Revan. So favouriting.
StarDragon77 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2006
Wonderful work, though how did you give the painted light effect in there?
ex-m Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The sparkly light stuff is actually from an abstract 3d render I made in Bryce. =P
StarDragon77 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2006
AH, that does explain it.
NSO-Earthbender Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2006  Student
ArchAngel6 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2006
Do you do requests man?
Purple-Twilek Featured By Owner May 28, 2006
I have loved this piece for some time now and never left you a comment ;__; It's so beautiful, his face looks so peaceful. The light sources from the lightsaber look perfect. I prefer male Revan and a female Exile myself ;)
NatalieKelsey Featured By Owner May 22, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
What a great Revan! Woo! I really like the colors and...well, everything else!
ElPanachino Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2006
I wish I could do coloring like this. Alas, I lack the skill to do it by hand, or the software to not. I really like this. Last semester my friends and I went through a phase where we envisioned what Jedi versions of ourselves would be like. If I ever make some refined sketches of them I'll post them.
KabochaN Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2006
Wow, this is really beautiful! The colors, the strokes.. <3
VaguelyFamiliar Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2006
I really like the coloring of the character vs. the coloring of the background. There's a definite mood to the piece, a feeling of being on the edge of something terrible or wonderful.
Plus, he's a total man-babe. ;)
XMenacer Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2006
So damn awesome. +fav
digital-Rat Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2005  Student Digital Artist
Woah, I love how this is colored. *_* Awesome artwork!
Purple-Twilek Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2005
So... awesome.... (has coniptious fit)
animetayl Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
How very lovely! You are a definite pro at drawing profiles. His face looks so gorgeous there. *envious* I will fave this, even though I've never played the game, or is much of a fan of Star Wars...
kastria Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
Wow, it's my DS Revan :D Hehe. Awesome image. Love the pose and colors. Great job!
Katsetta Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2005
My LSM Revan too. Looks great!
Morwen20 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2005
Oh! Very, very awesome!! The coloring is amazing!! (I love the expression on his face!)

bluetiger47 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2005
- Wow :O this looks great :nod: very well done :) :) :) I love the textures/lighting to it :)
Kamrusepas Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2005
Love it :)
BladeMarth Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2005
Its just awesome ^__^. I love the sparkly stuff coming out of his hand, but wish it were a bit brighter.

And i thought it was physically impossible to draw a light sabre lol. Great work ^^, forgot to +dev watch you.
fdv Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2005
I haven't actually played the game, but I assume it's similar to the Jedi Knight series...nice painting...I love the lighting...I wish I could paint...:(
Industrial-Fire Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2005
Ah, this spectactular piece of art looks familiar. =) I love the lighting effects and the pose of the character...I'm going to assume you went dark side. =D
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