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Killing Wave by SteveArgyle Killing Wave by SteveArgyle
Liliana illustrates, with little room for misinterpretation, what she thinks of uninvited carolers at her door.

And you know these folks probably had decent singing voices, being angels and all.

I went a little nuts researching bird anatomy for this piece. I’d always wondered just how an angel could be built to actually work. This is the first step, a plausible skeleton. Since then, I’ve been tinkering with designs that would look functional, but not too weird once the skin and such was put back on them. These ones would be mighty pigeon-chested. (I know, corny choice of words. Look, there’s just no better descriptive term. Stop yelling! I’m sorry! Don’t hit me!)

For Magic the Gathering. Copyright Wizards of the Coast. Art directed by Jeremy Jarvis.

Angels courtesy of “No Questions Asked Bizarre Engagements Escort Service.” Even though we purchased the premium insurance/replacement package, they were still peeved with the condition we brought them back in.
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Tapped-Out-99 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013
 We have featured your art on our MTG fan page. Please come like and share.


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Odwynne Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2013
Fabulous work! I always wonder and imagine what fighting angels or demons would like and I think this is right on the money. I also like the details on her dress and boots and that she is either flying or levitating to meet and beat her foes.
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xXkiraXo Featured By Owner May 6, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Holy lord. I cant put into words just how breathtaking this piece is...
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kingsedwin Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013
wow amazing
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icefox94 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013
"I come looking for demons and I find a plane full of angels. I hate angels."

*Pats lili's back* i know how you feel. i especially hate Iona. freaking drudge decks...

i love liliana and you illustrate her beautifully. this has got to be my favorite MtG art, with Liliana of the Veil coming in in a close second. wonderful work. ^^
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Kierran5 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Student General Artist
amazing work. it's awesome to see all of the work that goes into the magic cards, all of you who draw them have amazing talent. hope to join all of you one day. ^_^
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Juhupainting Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013   Digital Artist
Thats a cool one!
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lynxlynxlynx Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
I love the look on her face!
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kaze26 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012
very awesome
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nitegrafix Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012
Thank goodness for people like you. That's real skills.
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