Yanluo Wang Picture

This work is inspired by the great *zhanglu! [link]

Yanluo Wang is the terrifying senior king of the ten courts of the Chinese Underworld. He presides over the judgement and punishment of souls.

I absolutely love zhanglu's work and he inspired me to do something of my own to pay homage to Chinese Mythology and the kings of hell. I wanted to do so much more with this piece but didn't want to ruin the presence of Yanluo, since he is the focal figure. One of my first true digital paintings. Let me know what you think....

sketched traditionally on bristol board, then scanned and painted using Photoshop CS2. approximate time-7 hours.
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