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LOTRO: Ghost of the Last King by Gorrem LOTRO: Ghost of the Last King by Gorrem
The ghost of the last true king of humans, Arvedui. The way he died is kinda sucks; he starved for weeks and then drowned. That's a pretty lame way to go. Shoulda listened to those Lossoth. :/

EDIT: increased the image size. It's a Numenorean Jesus!
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grisador Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015
At least he wouldn't return as a Wraith... That is a good thing
GhostHead-Nebula Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014
He died being so close of Kuru-leiri.... that's so lame e_e

Nice art. Watching you :)
Afallakh Featured By Owner May 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ah, I've come akross to this painting several times in the net and had no idea who was the author of such a fabulous peace of art! Now I know and as a Tolkien fan I want to say thank you! :)
Paul774 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012
love it, very sad story. fantastic job!!! :D

but saying he's a Numenorean is not completely correct, better Dúnedain - he was the last king of Arthedain, 2000 years after the end of Numenor - and an ancestor of Aragorn
MaybeThisTime Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2012  Student
I have met him on my countless adventures with the Sinister Keg. I bet he's seen enough pantless idiots for another year.

And I'm absolutely thrilled to see his original artwork! :heart:
Celsy Featured By Owner May 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
the care taken with his garments is wonderful!
Robi-Svarogh Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
arvedui...i really really love how you made him...he really has that second age fill. just perfect..
UnripeHamadryad Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Love the atmosphere and his melancholic look, great work!
formenost Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i m not fond of the fur but the armor pieces are over cool. colors are great ... as usual.
el-e Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2011
great work:>
EnaiSiaion Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011
I like this rendition, it's something else than the usual white glowing figure. :)
Eva-Dragon-Goddess Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:O amazing!!
Lancelotbetrayer Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2011
love the detail of his right jesus-like hand
MarylinFill Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
Amazing style!
seriousthistime Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2010
Beautiful!! You have a definite style which is at once classical and unique! Great color scheme.
HowAboutLunch Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Woah. Don't know what LOTRO is but this painting is freakin cool.
Igor-Son-Of-Gondor Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
lord of the rings :D well this is silmarillion i think but it is all the same world...
AinuLaire Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2009
Numenorean Jesus = win. I always loved ghost Arvedui ingame. Poor sod.
Merlkir Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome. I've wanted to paint Arvedui for some time, but now I just couldn't. :D this one is great.
Koljarn Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is absolutely stunning! I love the texture and colour scheme:) It's a really cool and original ghost concept which fits well with the "Tolkien Style". Great job!
EmaCamU Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2009
lol, numenorean jesus
formenost Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
his armour rocks !
ninety-9 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2008
this one looks soooo much like arthur rackham, wich is great, since he is really inspiring and got such a unique style.
StayFreshIceland Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2008  Student Photographer
youve done this picture very well
karemelancholia Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2008

I've featured this creation in the June Visual Art Features.

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Gorrem Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks a lot! Although, I painted this digitally, not with traditional media.
karemelancholia Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2008
You're welcome dear!!!
You deserve it!!

I've corrected my error :flirty:

And if not yet done don't forget to fave the news article : [link]


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thomastapir Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2008
This is simply beautiful--it reminds me a bit of both Arthur Rackham and Jeffrey Jones. Very romantic and poignant. Outstanding work! :omg:
calebcleveland Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Very graceful concept work - but the wooly mantle on his shoulders does make him look a bit, er, "Sabretooth", if you know what I mean.

"Femmy" is another word.
LisaCunha Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2008
holy shit.
JasmineLeilani Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2008  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Numenorean Jesus, Lmao! thats just great.
ayuICHI Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Woah, super nice. :0
sobreiro Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2008  Professional General Artist
This is seriously amazing, I love the cool tones and the textures... !
artelios Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2008
"Numenorean Jesus.," haha.
Lovely description, but I have to say; it does fit. :p
martinhoulden Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2008  Professional General Artist
just love how its drawn! =D
GreenEyedMonster88 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2008  Student Traditional Artist
i love it, even if i think the imagery is too feminine to be a man
december-fiction Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013   Writer
Which part of it is feminine?
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