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Requiem - Halo 4 by IceDragonhawk Requiem - Halo 4 by IceDragonhawk
Chief embarks on his latest adventure on the Forerunner world, Requiem. I've wanted to draw some Halo for a while. It took the reveal of the official Halo 4 boxart to finally give me a little insipiration to do so. I didn't have a lot to go on for reference; other than the boxart, I used a few bits of concept art, and the (thankfully highly detailed) Halo 4 'hog from Forza's Autovista.

I look forward to drawing more in the future as they reveal more for me to actually draw. :D

(Edit: Just watched the E3 2012 gameplay reveal, will definately get to drawing some of the new stuff soonish)

Time taken 30-35 hours (Roughly, I wasn't really keeping track)


Art 2012 - Nathan Lowndes :iconicedragonhawk:

Halo - 343industries & Microsoft
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There is a great contrast between hot and cold colour in this piece, going from the dusty reds on the bottom left to the cool and clear blues in the top right, and this was the first thing that took my attention. The second thing was the great detail and punchy light that you created here that gave it a lot of depth and detail. The technique used in this is great, with the center piece (the warthog and spartan) in the forefront with great detail, and the background left implied rather than detailed, with the classic painterly feel to it that gives digital art good grounding. Though aspects of the piece was taken from reference (hence the half star off) I feel that this did not take away from the overall originality of the piece that much. In conclusion I think that all of these features create a punchy and deep picture, with plenty of movement and life.
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Ramman05 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014
Awesome
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EnteringTheNethery Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2013
you made this before the game came out...and on that mission, that is EXACTLY what happened. You left the wreckage to find the beautiful requiem!
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hellogonzo Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013
whoa...this should be noticed more...caught my attention..and drew me in... that's where the talent you have must radiate...great work...:icongrin--plz:
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Xhino83 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012
wow this is awesome can i use this for a game box cover ?
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pl511 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012
Oh my god this is good. :D Would you mind if I used this as the splash image of a video for a remix of a Halo 4 track I'm making on Youtube?
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:icontruthseekr101:
Truthseekr101 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
sah-weeeet!
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:iconwadarkhu:
wadarkhu Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Now I have a new wallpaper :D
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:iconmoxandnunza:
MOXANDNUNZA Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012  Student General Artist
THIS IS AMAZING XD
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:icongeneraldamon:
GeneralDamon Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hey, I started a Halo 4 group. If you want to join click the link. :)
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:iconmandospartangirl117:
mandospartangirl117 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
thats beautiful!
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Sylvano-DRAGON Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
All the different lights really make it a great art to look at. Dramatic :D
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:icontrainkrazy:
trainkrazy Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
RUN CHIEF RUN!!!
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:iconec4370:
ec4370 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012
Awesome!
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:icondusty1728:
Dusty1728 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012
reminds me of the warthog run in halo 3.
good times...
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:iconlivingpixel:
Livingpixel Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The picture looks goddamn awsome.
chief's a little small...
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:iconhal0fanboy311:
hal0fanboy311 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012
this..is...amaaaazing..wow, seriously. wow. i'm in love.
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:iconeaglespartan888:
EagleSpartan888 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Dude, I cannot WAIT for this game to come out!! I'm looking forward to it more than anything else! I love the details and everything!!!

Great job!!!
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MudslingerArtist Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2012   Digital Artist
Master chief: "darn...I elft the keys back on the dawn"
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:iconchesca01:
Chesca01 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2012
You did an amazing job. That is something I would love to frame and hang up with the rest of the video game artwork I have.

The way you capture the emotion along with the action of the warthog turned out to be truly an awesome piece of work. With not having many references I say you got right on target.
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Hados94 Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
This looks awsome.....i have seen the tralier and gameplay of it and its freaking awsome....

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CorruptedAdmin Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2012
Just saw the e3 trailer for it. I think it's going to be awesome.
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Xanthur34 Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2012
This would make such a great-selling poster! :D
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AngryChapstick Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
EPIC!!!
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Cyndergirlonly Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Holy magicarp shit!!! That is just.... I'm arresting you for your extreme talent!
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