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Starcraft 2: Ghost vs Spectre by Tabnir Starcraft 2: Ghost vs Spectre by Tabnir

It's been a while since I've done fanart. I usually don't do fanart because I'm not fanatical? Haha.

My friend told me I should enter this one SC2 art competition. I was resistant at first, but he used the "you could use more practice" argument on me and it was super effective!

I thought I'd test out my patience this time. Usually I slap down all my stuff in one sitting, but I took some time on this one, about 15 hours over 3 days. I think, quality-wise, this is a pretty big leap from my previous works. Now all I have to do is improve on it.

So here's a Starcraft 2 Spectre slashing at a Ghost with some sort of psi-charged kukri. SC2 is pretty damn fun, except I feel guilty when I play because the time could have been put into art. Got the best of both worlds this time, I guess!

PS4, many small studies done before painting but no direct refs.

I forgot, thanks :iconzeo-x:, :icon3xc355: and :icondasadam: for their insights and criticisms along the way.


Can't bear to look at my previous works now.


Edit: DD, wow. I'm honored; thanks everyone! Let's all keep producing and improving.


It had been my intention to use this piece to write a process/walkthrough, and here it is:

Part I: [link]
Part II: [link]
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Ghost versus Spectre by =Tabnir Suggester says: "Tabnir has shown huge improvement in a short amount of time. His Ghost versus Spectre painting carries a great sense of action and is executed with vibrant colors." ( Suggested by XeroHaggard and Featured by MacRebisz )
grievousvsdarkahsoka Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Student Digital Artist
hell yeah, THAT IS BADASS!
AVAGAX Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nice work!
404MedicFound Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Hobbyist
This is awesomeness.
Amazing detail. :O
ICEFALCON29 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Student Artist
RedWingsDragon Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
Awesome work here
smile7z Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013
Love it!
Shadowwshade Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
Anyways...amazing picture O_O
Shadowwshade Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
I bet the Ghost is like.. "silly, don't you know I always have a backup rope?:P"
Yellow-Axe Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is amazing
Lost-One-60 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2012
The moment I saw this I had to fave it. It was just pure awesomeness and I hope the spectre wins
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