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deep into Moria by breathing2004

deep into Moria

1 day, 2 hours ago
12x18 Inch


Jian Guo
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
People's Republic of China
I have been working as an archi tacture designer since my graduation, I work as a freelancer illustrator and designer in spare time.I searched inspritions from movies and games respectively and was invited to showcase my artworks on the Blizzard official website for several times as the most recognized inoffical illustrator related to World of Warcraft. I also attended the Blizzard Carnival in 2011 with invitation.
In recent years, I have been immersed in creations of the glass painting style artworks among which the recreation of Lord of the Rings series won me many honors. My first contact to the trilogy was when the movie directed by Peter Jackson was on the show in 2002, I read the Lord of the Rings and the Hobits books after I saw the movie. I doodled some pictures for fun, much to the visual effect of the movie than to substantial appreciation for the masterpiece itself. I gained a more profound understanding though extensive reading later, now I would read the novel every 2 years, whenever I read it I will forget time passing and keep reading thoughout the whole night.
Then I had a chance to know the glass painting style and felt it must be great If I adopt this style to tell a story because it was endowed with a sense of religious magnificence yet the plot is usually unsophisticated, with reasonable arrange of the images, a chapter from the book could be represented in a single picture.
It happened that the Deviantart website was hosting an online Lord of the Rings fan art challenge and an artwork of mine Rest in Gildor's Forest was positively approved, then I started to create the Lord of the Rings series.
Later my artworks Roselolin’s Gift and The Grieve Over A Twilight Star received favorable comments and being posted on international websites,eventually they were selected into the One Ring exhibition in Los Angeles in 2013.


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Simati Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Because your art is just BEAUTIFUL !!!
breathing2004 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks very much~
Pojo-san Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I love your stain-glass artwork, and I was wondering if you will do the Firelands raid from World of Warcraft in that style? 
MatildaDavidson Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014
You. Are. AMAZING. 
Have you ever thought about doing a version of "How to train your dragon" like the ones you've made with the LOTR?
Maybe something conceptually like…
If you will do will be definitely my hero!! :la:
MoldyFred208 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Can you remake this for Metal-Kitty:…
mrsnoir Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love your work & I love this type of illustrations. Best wishes :)
breathing2004 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks very much~
Templyn Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Breathing, I'd like to use some of your work for my guilds website!  Here is a link to it:  I'd really appreciate using your beautiful work for it.  It's pretty amazing artwork.  Just let me know what I need to do to make it happen!  Thanks man.
breathing2004 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
PCamenzind Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014   Writer
Hi! You are a part of my top 20 artists list:…
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