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Silverskin Armor by TereseNielsen Silverskin Armor by TereseNielsen
Here we have a new Magic the Gathering piece for Mirrodin Besieged. This set releases on February 4th, but since they've previewed this card already, it's safe for me to do the show and tell thing.

It's been a while since I posted any Magic work on DA. As usual, I have some catching up to do. I'm hoping the artists here will enjoy the extra information I added to the blog post [link] about this painting. It mentions some of my thought process behind the image, the mediums I used, sketch, descriptions from the art director, etc.

The image area is 9.75 x 7" and is painted on Epson Velvet Fine Art paper with acrylic, oil, ink, gold/silver leaf and embossing powders.

Limited edition prints available. [link]
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No, but seriously, Silverskin Armor by ~TereseNielsen is just awesome. ( Suggested by SeaSpryte and Featured by oilsoaked )
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KevinNichols Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013
Great style
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MarcSolArt Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013
Wow, I really like it. I mean, you just could have made the girl in her armor, but there's all this extra stuff. All these circles with golden and silver patterns remind me of planets or moons, on the right there are cells with organelles, the left corner shows, that the armor becomes part of your flesh and bone, and the whole picture definitely reminds of DaVinci's Vitruv. Though this one is kind of abstract, it looks so much alive. "Wow", yes, that's the right word. I am so glad, that you still use traditional media. I don't think, this stuff would be possible with digital art.

Luckily the cards are so small. If I had seen all this detail before, my head would have been exploded. ;-)
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Ardillas Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2012  Professional Artist
cool
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JohnOC89 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2012
I really like this.

very evocative, smooth blend of past/present/future.

good work!
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MsSilith Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh wow... :eyepopping:
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WinsomeLosesome Featured By Owner May 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
wow, epic
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soy-monk Featured By Owner May 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
One of the coolest looking pieces of art for a Magic card!
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HarbingerHaven Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012
There is something very compelling about this piece.
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BomperStomper Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2012
Beautiful!!!
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SADISTSALTAR Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2011
Very cool, this is what I would like to be able to draw
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