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Heroes of the Storm by Omar-Atef Heroes of the Storm by Omar-Atef
FINALLY!! This piece took me 4 months from start to finish, obviously I didn't work on it everyday, I took a lot of breaks when I got to a point where I hit a wall while painting so I studied what I needed to go on, total time spent actually painting would be around 100-120 hours! Yeah I know.. Well the reason I chose to spend so much in a single piece is simply because this is very special to me, for some Heroes of the Storm is just another upcoming game by Blizzard with some hype around it, well for me it stands for something more, some of these characters and the artists behind them resemble the main reason why I chose to become an artist and thereby my career. Some parts aren't finished yet but I'll probably leave it as it is because it's been one hell of a tough ride, The color palette is heavily inspired by my idol, Wei Wang's Battlecry Mosaic (My favorite piece of all time) I've learned A LOT while doing this piece so I'm glad I committed to finishing it. I'll be taking a break for a while and focus on oil painting. 

You're welcome to use/share this piece as long as you refer me in the credits or link this page.

Edit: 17-1-14, Added some lens flares and details for Kerrigan.
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One of many things I like about Heroes of the Storm is that it encourages cross-over artwork like this. Fantastic job.
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Omar-Atef 6 days ago  Student Digital Artist
Yeah it pretty much gives you the artistic freedom you want, since you're not bound by a particular lore, thanks for the compliment! ^^
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ArtsyVal Feb 22, 2014  Student General Artist
:wow: This is unbelievable!! Holy cow! Great job :D :D You're amazing :)
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Omar-Atef Mar 2, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Tyvm!! Appreciate it! ^^
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ArtsyVal Mar 3, 2014  Student General Artist
You're most welcome :) :)
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Omar-Atef Feb 5, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Appreciate it! ^^
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Achilles978 Jan 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Super amazing job. Wow. I'm very very impressed, all of them came out fantastic!
From coloring to the poses, everything looks perfect ;)
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Omar-Atef Jan 21, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Always glad to hear it! Thank you! ^^
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rajasegar Jan 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great piece of work!
Thanks for sharing...
Featured in Daily Inspirations at hangaroundtheweb.com/2014/01/d…
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