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Prophecy of 7 by YoriNarpati Prophecy of 7 by YoriNarpati
So after 13+ long hours of painting, I finally finished this painting! I'm pretty sure most of you guys already know who these characters are, but just in case you don't, from top to bottom, Leo Valdez, Frank Zhang, Hazel Levesque, Piper Mclean, Jason Grace, Annabeth Chase, and Percy Jackson from the Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan.

I just finished the book today, and I loved it! I won't go into details because I don't want to spoil it for the people out there who haven't read it yet, but I gotta say I wanna strangle Rick for that awful cliff-hanger at the end. And now we have to wait for another year for the House of Hades.

So anyway, I've been wanting to draw these 7 Demigods from last year, but I never got the chance or time. So I'm really happy that I got to finish this painting. Just for the record, this is the first time for me painting this much people in one drawing. I tried my best to capture each of their personality, and also the little details like Percy's and Annabeth's necklaces, Jason's scar, and Leo's tool belt. But please forgive me if I missed any details, I just got really tired and have decided to just leave it here. For the background I intentionally made the colors similar to the cover of the book just so it'll get the same mood or vibe.

So there you go, I do hope you guys will like it, and please do leave a comment, or better yet a critique. I would really really appreciate it you guys. I would love to hear feedback and know what I can improve on my drawings. Thanks a lot!

Computer : Mac OS X
Software : Adobe Photoshop CS5
Hardware : Wacom Intuos 4 Tablet
Time : 13 hours+
Reference : Not used

Percy Jackson, Annabeth Chase, Jason Grace, Piper Mclean, Hazel Levesque, Frank Zhang, Leo Valdez from from The Heroes of Olympus : The Mark of Athena Rick Riordan
Art *YoriNarpati please do not use, copy, alter, or re-post on any site. Thank you.

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Prophecy of 7 by *YoriNarpati ( Suggested by Birdynum-num and Featured by Lyricanna )
Well first off this is a beautiful piece and very well drawn and I love the way you have the seven demigods. The light sourse is very noticable and the shadows appear perfectly with it. (Sorry thats always the first thing I notice because Im not very good at it.) The contrast from light to dark for the background is done beautifully and the proportions and poses are very well executed as well. The lightning (Im am assuming that is what it is and Im terribly sorry if that is wrong) Is also well done and looks like actual lightning!
Over all I give this a Ten out of Ten. :)
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Wow, the first thing I thought was, 'OMG OMG OMG ITS PERCY JACKSON!!!' Then I was like, 'this guy could be a proffesional artist.
Overall the proportion and posture of all the people/characters is very good, although the girls faces could do with a little more work. On average, people draw one gender slightly better than the other, the boys are very good, try giving the girls slightly rounder faces and smaller noses than the boys. The background is very good and you have chosen the colours well, but maybe have a little more contrast between the characters and the background so they stand out more, just make the background a little darker might work. Now im not a proffesional artist or anything, but this is what I think, and overall its a very good drawing. Look forward to seeing more of you work!
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hdickerson137 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
so you painted this? Wow!
incredibru Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Student General Artist
Congrats on getting this picked up! This is one of my favorites ever!
MissMartian4ever Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I would just like to say: Congrats on getting this as the cover for Blood of Olympus. I like this so much better than the other one, and will try and get a copy with this cover. Because, this is just to beautiful for words.
bornhuntress Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014
Saw on fb about this being chosen by Disney! Congrats!!! :squee:
thisiamdenied Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014
Just heard that this got picked up by Disney. CONGRATULATIONS! :D
Angeloutsider Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014
Cool, nice.
ivo1011 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014  Student General Artist
its really pretty
KindCritc Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
PoppyFields145 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014  Student Writer
. . . .
Mere words cannot describe its perfectness.
You should SOOOO draw the cover for 'Blood of Olympus'. 
Zazzine Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
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