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FF6: Locke by JNickBlack FF6: Locke by JNickBlack
He's not gunna kill the Phoenix, it's pivotal to his storyline. In retrospect maybe instead of the treasure chest, it should have been the esper crystal in the cave. And if I remember right, it was a molten lava type of underground cave... but you guys didn't remind me in time so it's really all on you.

In any case, I'm digging through old stuff that I never finished since it gives me more of a jumpstart than starting from scratch. No idea what I'll find next. It's like a little graveyard of .psd files.

Hope ya dig! :)

*EDIT: I woke up today and logged into Deviant to see that I had over 1k new messages. Never having happened before, I thought there had to be a busy stock photographer posting pics last night (because I usually see them upload in batches the most).

But wow, thanks everyone! Day made! :D
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Given 2011-12-01
FF6: Locke by *SpikeSpgl101

Also suggested by *suzuran and *DameOdessa ( Suggested by Lou136 and Featured by TommyGK )
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BlueWolf-2020 Featured By Owner 6 days ago
YES!  Love this.
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Princess-Amy-of-Love Featured By Owner May 17, 2015  Student Digital Artist
this looks really good 
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JNickBlack Featured By Owner May 17, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
thanks!
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beachelf Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013
:iconclappingplz::iconclappingplz::iconclappingplz::iconclappingplz: Bravo!
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JNickBlack Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
haha, thanks
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GABaker-Author Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013  Hobbyist
Seven was my introduction into the series, so I'm afraid I missed out on this character/scene. I have to say though, your rendering is amazing. I really dig the both characters... it feels like a moment of quiet awe. Really great work.
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JNickBlack Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
thank you very much. Hopefully you'll get the opportunity to play through it one day. It may be hard to go back and play something that's graphically dated, especially starting the whole series after the transition to 3d and epic cutscenes and all, but it's really worth experiencing.

I always say if you want a better story/game/product, take away the director's budget so that they have to focus on what matters.
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GABaker-Author Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013  Hobbyist
You know, that is a really solid (and profound) philosophy; thank you for sharing that.
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L-Sparrow Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
I love the work on the light. The phoenix is ​​really highlighted with this ruby red that spreads a soft light on the character in this environment so dull. A real little treasure!
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CathleenTarawhiti Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Professional Photographer
Beautiful work!
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JNickBlack Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
thank you!
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Isadoredmuse Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012
If you see a visual that makes you want to ask more about it. It's a talent you have!
Now I need to go work on my phoenix piece...
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lordtrigonstar Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012
Epic cool.

--

Trigon: Did Arella told you what happen to your father?

Raven: She told me enough. She told me you kill him.

Trigon: No, I am your father.

Raven: NO!!!
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fairygodpiggy Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Student Filmographer
*gestures with lack of words* I'm playing VI right now, so any fanart from it has been making me so ridiculously happy. And this is absolutely gorgeous!
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JNickBlack Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
thank you very much. There are a lot of people who refuse to give 6 a chance because it's of the 16 bit era. I really wish Square would give it the update it deserves.
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fairygodpiggy Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Student Filmographer
People seem to judge games based on graphics rather than story lines. It's a shame, really. I started playing 6 because several friends told me it had an amazing storyline -- and when I found out that Kefka rivaled Sephiroth, I knew I had to play.
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mjdcharlie Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012
epic!!
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filipeitagiba Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
great
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LadyMercale Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2012  Professional Writer
Oh dear god. I AM crying.
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Moons-Tear Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2012
oh my...I feel like crying.

This to me is one out of a lot of sad moments it the game.
And you capture this seen so well. It's just wonderful/amazing.
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zokark2 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This. Is. AWESOME!!!
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IsaacTeran Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2012
Yes! Great Final Fantasy VI fanart is hard to come by. You definitely capture Locke's backstory and character well in this work.
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Vermillyon Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
j'aime l'ambiance qui se dégage du dessin. Les couleurs vont toutes bien ensemble c'est très plaisant à voir. =)
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JNickBlack Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
merci :)
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flyingmerpig Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2012
This is really REALLY AWESOME!!! Nice job! :D
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SythMog Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2012  Student General Artist
I have never seen/played the game... You sure do make it look awesome, though xD
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Abinition Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing artwork! :'D ♥
Definitely one of the better FF works Ive seen! Love it!!
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Ecklair Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:O Oh, really cool.
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InukiStar Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2012
Wonderful piece. :) Love the expression and the pose. The phoenix is so cute. X3
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TheUnHero Featured By Owner May 27, 2012
Excellent piece of art
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Locke107 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Student Writer
Hilariously... I stumbled across this wonderful artwork while listening to the 'Opera Music' from FF6.
Not sure if creepy... or brilliantly timed.
Either way, definitely one of my favorite Locke-photos (he's my fav all time character, hence my avatar ^^)

Most people try to draw him like the concept art -- and very poorly =/
This is seriously the best rendition I've seen of it. Had to fav it.
Makes me sad there's not more art to this classic!!
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JNickBlack Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
such kind words. Thank you! :)
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KingKillerTeancum Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2012
Like the dagger design (so many gay one's that are too exotic), like the setting of the drawing....obviously not perfect with the moment and the physics but definitely among the better works.

If there was a little more planning I think this would have become the best drawing of Locke on Dev art in a long time.
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bluerosesharpthorn Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Really lovely, one of my fav games and characters! Great work! :heart:
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Farfafred Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012
Wow, that is awesome! I really love your Pheonix and your Locke design is pretty unique. Never saw one like it.
Instant fave my friend!
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JNickBlack Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
hey thanks! :)
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Grimsworth Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012
The best of Final Fantasy character! :D
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Enter4none Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2012
This is beyond beautiful, love-love everything about your artwork here, and as a FFVI fan, I find SPOT ON!
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JNickBlack Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
thank you very much. VI will always be my favourite in the series and I hope to do more of it soon.
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CapitanaRecondita Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012  Professional
wonderful!!!
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holimacaroni Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow :D
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Z3R0-88 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2011
cool :)
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GAGBAGCHEN Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2011  Student General Artist
Wicked
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Donomon Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2011  Professional Filmographer
I just started replaying this on my SNES, and it makes me smile to see this lovely bit of fanart. <3
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BlueRain007 Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2011
very well done :love: i love it, and the phoenix is cute XD
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2011
Beautiful work! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:
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Xelander-M Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2011
One of my all time favorite characters from my favorite series! I just downloaded the game from PSN today. Nice job!
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DameOdessa Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
:love:
Your splendid work has been featured here [link]
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JNickBlack Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
haha YAY! Thanks again! :heart:
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DameOdessa Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
:huggle:
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