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Title: Glokta?
Pixel Artist: ultimaodin  (Level 3 Corporate Drone :: 5672 points)
Posted: 12/4/2011 19:56
Palette: 16 colors
Statistics:  5 comments    0 faves    0 avatars


This was meant to be my rendition of Joe Abercrombie's San Dan Glokta from "The Fist Law" trilogy.

This was really hard for me and it took about 7 goes till I got the eyes to look even to the state they look now. I used my own 20 colour pallet for the other challenge which I'm still yet to upload because I'm a lazy git. This my first weekly challenge in a while, it's good to have some free time for once.

Had to resubmit because reatarded me didn't hit submit to weekly challenge. -_-

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Alex Pang (Level 7 Underboss) @ 12/9/2011 10:59

 Youre Right! He even has the iconic pose :D

ultimaodin (Level 3 Corporate Drone) @ 12/5/2011 20:19

He's probably what you'd call an anti-hero. Glokta is pretty close to the line of being purely evil at times and is always sadistic as hell yet because of the reception he recieves from others due to his crippled apearance as a reader you almost always feel the need to sympathise with him. Personally I consider Glokta to be the greatest character ever designed.  What's sad though is I bought the first book "The Blade Itself" about three years ago but because I was moving house it ended up in storage to the very start of this year; read the entire book in 2 days and wished I'd read it sooner. ^_^

PureAwesomeness (Level 1 Rookie) @ 12/5/2011 18:44

Pretty cool! I haven't heard of this series before, but from the looks of it, he's either the bad guy or an anti-hero with a lot of issues.

ultimaodin (Level 3 Corporate Drone) @ 12/5/2011 08:33

Thanks, I was somewhat inspired by Jack Nicholson because when reading the books I imagined a short haired Jack Nicholson as the actor for Glokta. Is that normal when reading books to do that?

I have seen that movie a good 10 times now, went on a big cult thriller movie marathon the last couple of weeks in fact. ^_^

Super17 (Level 8 Cannibal) @ 12/5/2011 04:53

Looks (a bit) like Jack Nicholson in "The Shining"

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