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A Moment of Silence by EternaLegend A Moment of Silence by EternaLegend
Photoshop CS5/Wacom tablet.


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Inspired by one of the Assassin Creed official artworks found here--> [link], except I made my own version that represents the Legend of Zelda. Link has finished his adventure, with Ganon slayed in the background (as you can see his orange mane in the rain), and the Master Sword rested in the ground beside Link as he falls to his knees, looking up into the sky as it starts to rain to wash the blood, pain and evil away.

The death scenes of Ganondorf/Ganon are always awesome, but will we ever see one quite like this? Probably not.

I completely went all out with textures this time!

Also, if you could - please reblog this on Tumblr instead of posting it yourself thanks!


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The Legend of Zelda is to the Nintendo company.


More info/places where you can find me:
Tumblr | Commission Info | Twitter | Facebook
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:iconfuchskauz:
fuchskauz Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2014
oh wow... I think I've fainted. 
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:iconemart3:
EmArt3 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014
Unusually dark for Link...
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:iconariwl1:
ariwl1 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014
Absolutely amazing.
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:iconcronasonlyfriend:
cronasonlyfriend Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this. It brings tears to my eyes . . . Beautiful.
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:iconxxemir89xx:
xxemir89xx Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013
This could be so much more dramatic if he was holding a dying Navi.  would hate for that to happen but it would definitely be a dark scene.
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:iconsage-of-twilight:
Sage-of-Twilight Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
WOW!! this would make such an epic poster!
if only LoZ were really M content like this....
amazing piece here :)
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:iconunmeimiru:
Unmeimiru Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
the intensity of the image.... wow 
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:iconkirathelunarchild:
KiraTheLunarChild Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome :D This photo would go PERFECTLY with a MM snip i wrote!
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:iconxxxgravemindxxx:
xxxGravemindxxx Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2013
Amazing! I love the style and the scenery!
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:iconzeldalice:
ZeldAlice Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Epic...
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:iconslimebow:
Slimebow Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
He killed Navi. Awesome picture.
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:iconvictorialolo:
VictoriaLolo Featured By Owner May 7, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Beautiful. Just beautiful.
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:iconhayleqwyn:
Hayleqwyn Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, so expressive! =3
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:iconoscar-ojisan:
oscar-ojisan Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013   Artist
thats cool
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:iconfangirlgeek:
FangirlGEEK Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is great it looks almost like an oil painting great job!!
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:iconandrex5:
Andrex5 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013
awesome!!
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:icon12cloud3:
12cloud3 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
so good that zelda universe featured this on twitter
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:iconiwannamakecoolstuff:
iwannamakecoolstuff Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013
Totally awesome!
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:iconartfurry:
ArtFurry Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Student General Artist
this is so damn amazing :O
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:iconskywardtamer:
SkywardTamer Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013
This is amazing! I love the despair here :3
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:icontinysuperman:
tinysuperman Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013  Hobbyist
awesome job very emotional piece loe it.
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:iconwintenso:
Wintenso Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
Poor Link...
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:iconsweetnsour333:
SweetnSour333 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013  Student Photographer
Aw Link =( *hugs*
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:iconx-obsession:
X-Obsession Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Whoa, this is amazing!
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:icondreamer-of-magic:
Dreamer-of-Magic Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013   General Artist
:wow:
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:icontigershake:
TigerShake Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
omg it's so awesome ♥
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:iconadon23:
Adon23 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazingly well done. This is something special for the fan art community. Great piece.
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:iconcakecrumbs:
cakecrumbs Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013
That's incredible! One of my favourites of yours.
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:iconpolixeni:
Polixeni Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is awesome!

Also, totally reblogged it for you :D
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:iconcrystalline-keyblade:
Crystalline-Keyblade Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013  Student General Artist
I wish they would make such a Zelda... *sigh*
Anyway, very, very great painting! I love the textures and the meaning of this picture :)
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:iconcran64:
CRAN64 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013
Totally wicked!!
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:icon1911cowboy:
1911cowboy Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013
Incredible. Simply amazing.
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:iconaurellien:
Aurellien Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013
This is great! I love to see Link act with human feelings from time to time!
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:icondark-king-link:
Dark-King-Link Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Magnificent!
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:iconcrystal-clear-blue:
Crystal-Clear-Blue Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
The whole picture looked pretty depressing with Link looking like that...

At first, I thought Link failed his mission to defeat Ganon and he was like "I've failed you, Goddesses!"
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:iconblueranyk:
Blueranyk Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Right in the feels.
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:iconcontraltissimo:
Contraltissimo Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013
Oh my feels. ;.;

Very poignant, the rain, about washing the blood and the pain away....

And I like the raging turbulence of textures here, it's just roiling.... because goodness knows, that's probably how he's feeling right now. ;.;

Just lovely.
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:iconplanettop92:
planettop92 Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013
how I felt after beating Twilight Princess
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:iconsesshowmall:
sesshowmall Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Student Artist
I can feel his emptiness. As his journey has ended, he wonders what should he do of his life.
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:iconzeldatwilightfreak:
zeldatwilightfreak Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
simply beautiful and majestic!
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:iconxhylianknightx:
xHylianKnightx Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013
I didn't notice Ganon until I read the description, but it was a great touch to the image. You never really see the desperate, dark or pretty much any feelings going through his head at what he just accomplished. Excellent work, keep it up! :)
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:iconnykol-haebrd:
nykol-haebrd Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
cool ^_^ I like it!
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:icondreampuppeteer:
DreamPuppeteer Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:'DDDD I'm sorry I love pictures like theeese~! This is phenomenal!! Awesome job!!
(Liiink don't cryyy it'll be okay /bricked/)
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:icongoombapie:
GoombaPie Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013
it's BEAUTIFUL
:O
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:iconteralilac:
teralilac Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aww this is sooo lovely!! The textures are really amazing :la:
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:iconmintynjeb:
MintynJeb Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Student General Artist
Oh my goodness! O_o This is amazing! I could totally see this as the ending for a Twilight Princess - style Zelda game. This is just... Wow. Epic job!! :D
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:iconmistress-0f-dragons:
Mistress-0f-Dragons Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Student Writer
Oh wow! This looks great! Wonderful job!
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:iconevryrosehasitsthorns:
evryrosehasitsthorns Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
This is just so amazing. It conveys so much powerful emotion and even gives this... sense of calm and peace... Of relief. There's something so amazing about rain. It can make so many different kinds of emotions bubble up, especially depending on the kind of rain/storm. This specific kind of rain... makes me feel like I can relax after a considerable amount of stress building up. It's like... I'm exhausted, but I can breathe now. It's kind of fitting for me, actually. ^^; Just had a big anxiety/panic attack yesterday mixed with a lot of fibromyalgia pain, stress, and lethargy that past few days, and it's finally starting to ease off and fade away... Now, I'm just laying down, exhausted, hearing the wind bustle and roar outside, and I'm just taking in deep breaths and trying to relax. Obviously it's no comparison to Link killing Ganon! But I get it. xD I can share some of the emotions, and draw a lot from this. Not just for right now, but for many experiences in my past.
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:iconzemimsky:
zemimsky Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:O the intensity alone.... worth of being an official poster i say! the grey grungy background -- the solitude - the emotion - the weight of memory or fears ahead... :D wow!! :clap:
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:icontimamcd:
timamcd Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013
Very cool!
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