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God amongst men by LasloLF God amongst men by LasloLF
"It's been a long time. How have you been?" :icongladospls:

Seriously,it has been a long time guys! :D
How are you all?Did you miss me?
No?
:iconokayfaceplz:

This is my fifth illustration for a project :iconvbagi: and I are working on...Since I'm swamped with work,I can't devote much atention to this project,nor to any other personal work... :(
But,in time,I'll find some ways to make my work easier and make some free time for that.Anyway,the Enai's and the Ares have gone through some changes-I redesigned their armor,drawing inspiration
from the new Halo 4 armors.
In case you forgot,the Enai's are a race of super-humans,who share the planet (name) with the Ares(ordinary humans).The Ares see Enai's as their gods.They worship the Enai's emperor,Daimon Noma and they strongly believe that he is a direct descendant of Nomardih,a serpent-like dragon,that Enai's worship.
Here we see an Enai Nomardih trooper,who are an elite group of soldiers,and are considered as the best warriors on the planet.They don't like using weapons,but they will,if they're cornered.Instead of guns,they like to use blades,and they rely on their shields to protect them until them get close to the enemy.
The Ares(the ones in the back) are totaly different-they're not agile like the Enai's and they don't have such strong shields.Instead,they have big,thick armors,and because of that,they seem much bigger than the Enai Nomardih soldiers.
Same story with the ships-while the Ares have strenght in numbers,the Enai's have strenght in power.The Ares have average ships,average size while the Enai's have enormous ships,size of a moving city.
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And be sure to check out :iconvbagi:'s gallery too! :D

Until next time! :wave:
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:iconbrawlingsilver:
brawlingsilver Featured By Owner May 2, 2015
i want a halo game where you fight in the human forunner war
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JasonFrost7 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013
Great pic
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Entenn Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013
Excellent work!
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:iconmarkarandjus:
MarkArandjus Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
The helmet kiiiinda remidns me of Saren Arterius :D
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Susanoo24 Featured By Owner May 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey. Do you mind if I use this as inspiration for a drawing of mine? I've been making a story -- called Legacy -- in which there are two generations of humans (among a large array of extraterrestrials): the Aldios (our generation, a good 2780 years into the future) and the Terraphilos (the succeeding generation of humans). The armor that I intend to draw is for the Aldios. *Also of note: in the sense that there are two types of humans, Legacy and VBagi's tale are similar, but I'd wager that there are quite a few differences otherwise. I just hope that you don't assume that I was stealing your work.*
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:iconlaslolf:
LasloLF Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
I don't mind at all, mate. I'm glad you see inspiration in this! :)
Good luck in your project! :D
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Susanoo24 Featured By Owner May 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! After a while, I'm going to be posting up my character designs; I'll let you know, if you're fine with that.
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Colourbrand Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That is one badass suit! It radiates class and bad ass!
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:iconmysterious-1nsf:
mysterious-1nsf Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Bloody Brilliant!
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:iconnils-iver:
Nils-Iver Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
So...where's God? :)
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armaina Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I seriously just love the lines of this armor, and the way it is is curved on the helmet, not to mention all those fine detail engravings on the armor itself. Absolutely gorgeous. All the world development you have around it is so cool u_u
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:iconlaslolf:
LasloLF Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013
Thanks!I'm glad you like it! :D
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:icondragoonpl1:
DragoonPL1 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013
Oh, you're alive. Good. :la:
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:icongedeongedza:
GEDEONGEDZA Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
it seems people have indeed missed you.
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:icondukeleto:
dukeleto Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
the armour weapons and environment are all great, which makes the lack of originality in the weapons design a bit grating.
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:iconrigrena:
Rigrena Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Y U SO PROOO LASLO YOU SON OF A .... :'3 !!! <3
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:iconlorddragonmaster:
Lorddragonmaster Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013
Infinity blade is that you?
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:iconjalapenostark:
Jalapenostark Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
God looks awesome today!
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SomeKindaSpy Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013
Oh, I Do love these! :D
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polarbeardog2 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I like how the armour is not only cool but elegant. All to often the only goal is to make them look badass, and little consideration is put towards anything else.
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OUC Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013   Traditional Artist
Very awesome design.
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SchneeKatze09 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very awesome! :)
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orabich Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
great work!

:gallery: [link]

:points: [link]
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ieatb3ars Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013
Wow. I don't know what you did here but this looks amazing. Also, I don't want to sound rude but this is vastly improved over your previous "Enai Nomardih troopers" piece (I'll elaborate below... just fanboyism lol)

First off, the redesigned armor is much better looking than the previous iteration (though I understand completely that it was more sketchy versus the sharper and cleaner lines here). While the old version had a regal and knightly look to it, it looked relatively flat against its background. This has more contrast -- the black linings in the base layer of charcoal armor, the intricate carvings on the plate armor, etc. Also, with the use of the darker base armor, the gold and gunmetal plate armor really pop more.

The lighting is interesting. There are two sources -- the fire on the bottom and the sun on the left. I really liked how there is a sheen on some of the armor near the fire and the lighting cast on the Enai (leaving the Ares in the background and out of mental focus). My only suggestion is to make the Enai's gold plates more reflective/metallic. From a narrative standpoint, it is not the most practical for combat BUT it further conveys the sense of their status as "gods amongst men" (like a halo) and their self-confidence (in a sense, like the flashiness of Honor Guard elites).

The Enai also looks stronger here because the body structure is more defined and tailored due to the more segmented plate armor. The black inlays do a great job of making the Enai look more flexible, dexterous, and strong. The reduced bulkiness (and, subsequently the pose) also better conveys the Enai's confidence and authority than before.

Not to direct your time or creative thoughts but it'd be interesting to see the Ares in its own full-body piece (perhaps, as a squad to show off some different angles).

Also, though I am unfamiliar with the narrative, have you considered varying the armor to denote an Enai's rank or allowing the Enai to have particular interests/customization? For example, perhaps some prefer single long-swords, broadswords, etc. instead of the paired short swords here. Or, they might like having a shoulder pauldron, more fearsome chest plates, etc.

Thanks for reading! Please keep up the great work. Also, thanks for directing me to VBagi's gallery: great stuff there too!
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LasloLF Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013
Hey mate!Sorry it took me so long to answer-like I mentioned,I don't get much free time these days. :)
Anyway,thank you for this elaborate comment-I'm glad you liked the picture. :D
I've uploaded a new work with Ares,so you can see their new armor on it.As for the Enai's customization-they all have the same armor-the only difference are the carvings on it-it varies per soldier.They all go through the same training,learning different styles and everything there is about the sword and how to use it.They all carry two swords,but they all have their own favorite style(which they can choose anytime they want because the know plenty of them,which makes them very unpredictable).Their sword's blade can change it's length,so it can vary from a simple knife to a long-sword. :)
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ieatb3ars Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013
Oh yeah, for sure! (I read your description too btw)

I appreciate the reply, given your schedule.
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EbolaBears Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013
Nice work! I like the idea:headbang:
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Robo-Shark Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
This is amazing! I love how streamlined your design work is, beautiful piece from you guys! I hope you have a great birthday in a few days as well. :)
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