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Ori by Nightblue-art
Ori
Fan art of Ori and the Blind Forest.  Hands-down the best-looking game I have ever seen.  I'm not usually into platformers but I would HIGHLY, HIGHLY recommend checking out this game.  Much respect to the badasses who made it happen, yall have blown my mind.

No spoilers please :)  I'm terribad at platformers and will be very slow in my game progression.
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Summoner's Rift Fort Concept by Nightblue-art
Summoner's Rift Fort Concept
na.leagueoflegends.com/en/page…

Copyright: Riot Games

One of the first concepts I've done for the update to Summoner's Rift :)  Fun and rewarding project to work on with AMAZING people.
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Like many other late 20/early 30's peeps, I did not yet have a solid sense of human mortality when I heard the terrible news.  Kevin K Griffith, a friend, coworker, and fellow artist who was barely older than me was diagnosed with a rare and devastating form of cancer.  It seemed almost improbable for someone who was so fit, happy, and full-of-life to suddenly be facing death.  I read his and his wife's optimistic, touching, funny, and heart-breaking journals as they navigated through physical pains, emotional hurdles, medical procedures, and crazy insurance roadblocks.  I put logic aside and believed that somehow things still might work out fine.

I was high on Jet lag and beer when I checked my facebook, late last year.  The news of Kevin's passing hit me like a hammer to the face.

I thought about the time he sneaked me into a company learning event when I was just a nervous noob waiting for my interview.  I thought about the jokes we shared at sketch groups, the rapidly improving drawings he was making, the kindhearted relationship advice he gave to another friend even as he was dealing with some of the heaviest stuff one can imagine.  I thought about how happy he looked with his equally brave wife in their recent wedding pictures.  I thought about how young he was, just hitting his prime.  Yet he was almost doomed from the start.  There are a lot of great awareness and funding surrounding some of the more common diseases.  For a patient suffering from a rare disease, the lack of funding and researches often mean there is no cure.  It can be monumentally difficult to even figure out what options there may be.

When Kevin was battling cancer, a grass-root movement started thanks to a few good friends who founded a non-profit organization, Gamers for Good.  They began planning for a fan art book for Kevin, filled with nods to his favorite games.  Painters, photographers, sculptors, costume makers... all kinds of artists, friends or strangers, began to contribute.  Thanks to all the effort, Gamers for Good was able to put the book together and present it to Kevin in his final months.  It is their hope, and mine, that the book can carry on to have even more meanings.  Maybe it can become part of Kevin's legacy, a continuation of his giving spirit.  Maybe it will help many more people.

To learn more about Kevin's story, and to help with cancer research fundings, please check out the indiegogo page below:

igg.me/at/gamerforlife/x/56889…

Thank you for your time!
Like many other late 20/early 30's peeps, I did not yet have a solid sense of human mortality when I heard the terrible news.  Kevin K Griffith, a friend, coworker, and fellow artist who was barely older than me was diagnosed with a rare and devastating form of cancer.  It seemed almost improbable for someone who was so fit, happy, and full-of-life to suddenly be facing death.  I read his and his wife's optimistic, touching, funny, and heart-breaking journals as they navigated through physical pains, emotional hurdles, medical procedures, and crazy insurance roadblocks.  I put logic aside and believed that somehow things still might work out fine.

I was high on Jet lag and beer when I checked my facebook, late last year.  The news of Kevin's passing hit me like a hammer to the face.

I thought about the time he sneaked me into a company learning event when I was just a nervous noob waiting for my interview.  I thought about the jokes we shared at sketch groups, the rapidly improving drawings he was making, the kindhearted relationship advice he gave to another friend even as he was dealing with some of the heaviest stuff one can imagine.  I thought about how happy he looked with his equally brave wife in their recent wedding pictures.  I thought about how young he was, just hitting his prime.  Yet he was almost doomed from the start.  There are a lot of great awareness and funding surrounding some of the more common diseases.  For a patient suffering from a rare disease, the lack of funding and researches often mean there is no cure.  It can be monumentally difficult to even figure out what options there may be.

When Kevin was battling cancer, a grass-root movement started thanks to a few good friends who founded a non-profit organization, Gamers for Good.  They began planning for a fan art book for Kevin, filled with nods to his favorite games.  Painters, photographers, sculptors, costume makers... all kinds of artists, friends or strangers, began to contribute.  Thanks to all the effort, Gamers for Good was able to put the book together and present it to Kevin in his final months.  It is their hope, and mine, that the book can carry on to have even more meanings.  Maybe it can become part of Kevin's legacy, a continuation of his giving spirit.  Maybe it will help many more people.

To learn more about Kevin's story, and to help with cancer research fundings, please check out the indiegogo page below:

igg.me/at/gamerforlife/x/56889…

Thank you for your time!

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WolfDeano Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I LOVE you're starbound chibis but I was curious do you have a pic of ALL of them that  Icould save as my computer wallpaper? I want it SOOOOO bad! 
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EcoSentience Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
Really tempted to spam you with favs right now!
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GrandNephilim Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your work inspires me to be a better digital artist I'd love to learn more about your technique!i am digitally painting food for my senior thesis in college and your pieces fr cook or be cooked blew my mind!i want to learn more about your process. Thank you for playing a big part in my art journey!

Happy birthdayAirborne birthday cake 
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luciferusss Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2015
Happy Birthday! :cake:
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DylanPierpont Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Happy birthday!!
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Terina94 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2015
Happy Birthday! :rainbowcake: 
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fantasylover100 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
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Happy Birthday
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TheOctopusMan Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015
Happy B-day!
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TaleOfACat Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday! :)
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Dragon-Girl155 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy birthday!~ I hope you have an awesome day!~ :dummy:
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