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+DS Concept+:: Finximmani by Droemar +DS Concept+:: Finximmani by Droemar
"What's it like ... to not have a soul?"
"It’s like ... walking around with the feeling that you’ve forgotten something. Something really important, or you left behind something that belonged to you that was really special. And then you just realize that you haven’t forgotten anything, you never had it in the first place. But even knowing that doesn’t make it go away; you’re still looking for that special thing. Nigh says we’re born knowing we’re incomplete, humans and daemons. We’ve got to find each other to make ourselves complete.”

Yay! It's Trounce, everyone's favorite hero from the Monster comic! Better known as Vindex. He needed a huge revamp of his concept work, namely his warform. His "normal" wolf form sat in my sketchbook for a long time because I wasn't sure if I liked the design or not. Then I found myself using it as reference all the time, so inked it, and said when I had a decent warform to put with it I'd color it.

Finximmani is a daemon word derived from Latin's "finxi" - to fashion, mold, or form and "immanitus" - savagery. It means "warform" directly, "to shape savagery" literally. Some daemons are gifted with a natural shapeshift for the purposes of battle, which has led to huge monsters like the behemoth, leviathan, and hydra having a place in our myth. It's a very rare gift, and seen as very powerful. It's the reason Vindex got picked up off the streets by Nigh's quarum.

This is also the first drawing I've completed completely at home, not at work. Yay for drawing at home! And yay for 5,000 pageviews! Wish I coulda gotten the screengrab. Thanks to all who watch me and like my work. *bows*
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:iconfarkaswoelfin:
FarkasWoelfin Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
The Same here... I canīt view the Picture D:
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TheChainsawArtist Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
For some reason it won't allow me to view the picture. D:
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DoomScarf Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Won't let me view.
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Sail-Kunascha-Uchiha Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
super cool and sweet^^
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AngieWilson Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
u_u why won't it let me see the epic piccy?! ;_;
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Shiruberu Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Excellent story with this character. I love his design. I'm going to hope for more comics with him. :3
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Droemar Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2008
Another one is in the works. :)
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Shiruberu Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Whoot! I'll look forward to it. I'm eager to see how his story unfolds. :D
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firedevel Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2008
dude that is so fucking bad as. now there is my kind of guard dog.
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DeathNoteRyukWolf Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2008
cool!
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:iconbingles:
bingles Featured By Owner May 30, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This character is just, so, amazing! I'm extremely tempted to make an animated video for him, and I realllyyy wanna see him in a movie.
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narutorox123 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2007
awesome
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:iconunknowncreation:
Unknowncreation Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2007
did you make that quote up? that's so cool, nice art too, it's figin awesome!
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:icondroemar:
Droemar Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2007
Yeah, the quote is from the novel that these characters are from. But I don't think that version will ever see the light of day again.
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Unknowncreation Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2007
that's sad, I liked the comic, must have been a pain to ink though XD well anyway it's awesome, so congratulations!
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TheRootOfAllEvil Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2007  Student General Artist
Man, that's an awesome character! The design is really unique, I like it a lot!
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Sehvrin Featured By Owner May 10, 2007
Cool, and it looks very good :clap:

Though his frontlegs in his non-warform seems at an little od angle, otherwise it's nice :nod:
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JillianLambertArt Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2007  Professional Traditional Artist
Dynamic and truly impressive work. The textures you've incorporated here are absolutely refreshing compared to much of the digital art I've seen on dA. The lineart in itself is gorgeous, and I love the line-width variations.

I really enjoyed the short-story comic you did for Vindex, and his forms are beautiful. Inspiring work for a hopeful / wannabe graphic novelist. :)
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Droemar Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2007
I bow to the patience of graphic novelists. I've had absolutely no patience for extensive comic work!
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JillianLambertArt Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2007  Professional Traditional Artist
My patience could use a lot of work, too; the comics I've made over the years have been one-pagers!
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SynistorRynngol Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2007
Just thought I'd let you know that when I full view the picture, it comes out as blank with a red X in the corner, and when I right click the picture to try to get the link so I can see the full-sized picture by linking it--it comes up as 'blank'.
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Aurora-Storm Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2006  Hobbyist Writer
Love the story, and the picture itself is amazing.
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Anaran Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2006  Student
ohh freakin amazin O.O; this pic is orgasmic =3 -laughs-
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werewolf-hunter Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2006
The details are really awsome! Cool picture! :D
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animeWolffreak23 Featured By Owner May 28, 2006
WOW this pic is truly magnifucent i wish the comics didnt end soo sooon im sooo sad whaaaaaaaaa
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Droemar Featured By Owner May 28, 2006
It was just a background story for a characters in my novel. Vin gets a happier ending at the end of my book.
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animeWolffreak23 Featured By Owner May 28, 2006
ya thats good im verry immpresed on that comic you got qwite the tallent for them.great work.
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shayhalen Featured By Owner May 24, 2006
That's very cool looking. =D
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fin-fire Featured By Owner May 23, 2006
I LOVE those horns!!! And I like his mane (?) in his war form and those feathery things on his wrists.
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Maxrunn Featured By Owner May 22, 2006  Hobbyist Artist
awsome character. I love your comic and the designs.
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smoldering075 Featured By Owner May 22, 2006
cool! like the difference in coloring...the warform feels darker, a side to Vin we usually don't say...i also like how you placed the characters...

nice effect

the warform looks pumped compared the to tiny, normal Vin...like the nerd that grows up to be a body-builder or something :D
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ShoeboxJackal Featured By Owner May 22, 2006
Beautiful! Stunning detail and colouring work! I loved those comics, I hope to see more sometime :D

The warform is amazing, got to love those horns.
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lady-gossamer Featured By Owner May 22, 2006
Truly amazing work, and very effective image compositon.
:)
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neilak20 Featured By Owner May 21, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
Vinny looks awsome
simply huggabubbleble ^_^
congrats on the 5000 views!
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Starhorse Featured By Owner May 21, 2006  Professional General Artist
Sweet. His warform looks awesome, there's just no other word for it. I espescially like those back feet, with the little floaty feathers and the fur on the back of the ankles and the paw pads? Definitely :+fav: worthy.
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zonkey Featured By Owner May 21, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
I :heart: this comic...I hope you can make more of it :aww: Gotta love little Trounce
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Firethroat Featured By Owner May 21, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
O.O Whoa! That's awesome!
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Kiarei-star Featured By Owner May 21, 2006
All of your art is amazing, and this is no exception.. Love the tail, especially his warform's. Excellent job on this, and I can't wait to see more. :D
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UnstableIceDragon Featured By Owner May 21, 2006
Ohhh thats really great, love the color and how the background isn't therekinda thing.
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