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War In Heaven by WesTalbott War In Heaven by WesTalbott
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pjatccohchurch Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  New member
Wes - What a great piece of art!  I am a pastor of a small church in Chesapeake, Va. and I would like to use this image for the sermon. Can I do that, or do I need to pay a royalty fee? Please let me know. 

Thanks,
Jeff Wuertz
pj@ccohchurch.com
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:iconwestalbott:
WesTalbott Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Professional Artist
Sure, thats fine with me, no royalties necessary. Thanks for asking.
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:icondalonline74:
Dalonline74 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014
Outstanding picture 
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AngelOfDarkness089 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Amazing!
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:iconcontraltissimo:
Contraltissimo Featured By Owner May 24, 2014
Oh wow.... just WOW!  :clap:
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:icondemon89modeus:
Demon89Modeus Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014
Nice work!! :)
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:iconjoshua-martin:
joshua-mARTin Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Great work!
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RainyStorm Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014
Hi, I have pinned your work here: www.pinterest.com/pin/14397451… (Hope that would be okay!) It turned out to be one of my first pins on pinterest :) 
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aladd02 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014
Hey I really dig this image.  A College Christian Brotherhood I'm organizing at Shepherd University is looking for cool images of Michael and the angels to use in ads and maybe t-shirts. Would you mind if we use your image in any of this?  If not I understand.
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mickeydim468 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014
I would like to know if I could get your permission to use you this picture as a decal on my truck hood. I would like to make reference on the windshield visor to Revelations 12:7-12. My name is Michael, and this is the best rendition of this scene I have ever seen. My compliments to you Mr. Talbot!
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:iconlipizzaner-kgirl:
Lipizzaner-Kgirl Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014  Student General Artist
Finally! Angels more like what they are.
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:iconsupershepherd52:
SuperShepherd52 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014
The perspective on this is amazing. 
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:iconjmoore73:
JMoore73 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013
Incredible vision Mr. Talbott, it would be fantastic to see some more biblical revelations envisioned by your talents. 
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:iconconuiron:
Conuiron Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I love this, it's so epic.
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Sapphirelullaby Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013
Ahhh, I love this piece! I bought a print of this at Illuxcon last year, it's currently hanging in my room in a frame :) So nice.
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:iconwestalbott:
WesTalbott Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013  Professional Artist
Thanks! That's nice to hear!
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SephironX Featured By Owner May 15, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
hi i'm making a trading card game and i was wondering if i could use this drawing for a card i will give credit where it is deserved and plus its a easy way to spread your art plus you can still use them for your project the card game is called Paragon Galaxy the concept is a galaxy built where all these worlds exist for the perfect galaxy . The galaxy will grow and grow until this perfection is formed
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blacksheep8989 Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
Very nice!!!
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:iconarrowriter:
Arrowriter Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013
Holy hell (pun intended), this is magnificent. I love anything that deals with angels, and this is incredible. The wings, the details, the flying poses, and SWORDS!!! :yay: I love the inclusion of that angel stabbing the demon, and the dragon-demon thing looks very powerful and realistic. Oh, and thank you so much for drawing angels with impressive wings. I can't stand it when people draw them with little chicken wings.
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:iconwestalbott:
WesTalbott Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013  Professional Artist
haha thanks!
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:iconarrowriter:
Arrowriter Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013
Anytime!
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:iconseedgf:
SEEDGF Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013
"Epic" is just not enough to describe this ... (o.O)!!
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:iconskeware:
Skeware Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013   General Artist
OH - BY - THE - HOLY - BALLS! This is soo good, I love every pixel of it!
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:iconbrony4:
Brony4 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2013
Great picture but something I never got was why angels are depicted as people with wings (since angels are NOT people and NEVER were) and why the demons are displayed as twisted monsters (shouldn't they look just like angels but with maybe different armor)? I mean they are the same species so shouldn't they look no different then a Chinese person compared to a British person? Just saying.
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regates Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013
everyone thinks that angels have halos and protect people, and seem to forget that they're warriors, so this is awesome, I love how it's like we're hovering near Micheal (I'm guessing) and can see everything that's happening
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:iconrose74:
Rose74 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2013  Student Writer
Wow, this is very powerful, I can see this happening. :thanks:
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TDubbCAotearoa Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013
Meeeaan
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:iconnatgeohar:
NatGeoHar Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow I love this, it reminds me of a story I'm working on which I need to finish right now...
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:iconjeht-maverick:
Jeht-Maverick Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013
Hey, Mr. Talbott, can I pick your brain for a moment?
Your art is what inspired me to completely work my Nephilim demigod protectors as not only concepts, but as real characters in the universe I am working on for a novel. I keep playing around with their armor, wanting to make it like yours, but going instead with my own "comic book" design so that I am not copying you. BUT, I'm having a devil of a time (no pun intended) coming up with the proper colors. I wanted to do teal at first, but when I commissioned the Nephilim king nothing about him looked right with the teal armor. What colors do you prefer to see on angel warriors? What colors truly blend together instead of combat to make the work like a jumbled mess of random paint splashes?
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WesTalbott Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013  Professional Artist
Well typically I prefer bright light colors like whites cremes light blues and greens, and mostly golds for angels. typically in color theory you have your complementary color schemes (colors on opposing sides of the color wheel) and your analagous color schemes. (colors that sit next to each other on the color wheel). if you want to use teal, that is bluegreen, so the complement would be Orangered. Analagous colors would be green and blue or if you push it a bit farther, yellowgreen and blueviolet.
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Jeht-Maverick Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013
Thanks! :3 I'll keep that in mind when I'm coloring armor again.
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TheLittleGreenImp Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013
Lovely details:) This is the most impressive clash between angels and demons I've seen drawn...so good job and keep it up :D
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Fawls Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013
Too bad it's fictional. But yeah, nice work, other than the obviously incorrect portrayal of Lucifer's rebels, as they were also angels who were sick of being treated like slaves.
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:iconjeht-maverick:
Jeht-Maverick Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013
Uh... no. Lucifer and his followers rebelled because they wanted Lucifer on the throne, and for him to rule over the Earth. They wanted us to be puppets, but apparently you're FOR being a power-hungry fallen angel's puppet.
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Jmart1039 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2013
HA finally someone got the story right!
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:iconjeht-maverick:
Jeht-Maverick Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013
*bro fist*
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:iconeltronix:
eltronix Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013
best rendering of revelation 12 i've ever seen. i wonder if that's michael
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:iconltangemon:
LtAngemon Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
Angels are the coolest.
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AntiqueGarden Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
The thing that truly hooked me to closely examine your wonderful picture is the sense of dimension you managed to give it. It looks really deep and plastic, what with all the clouds, the great use of canishing points, and even the wings of the foremost character.
(The wingsy, by the way, are so stunning they desever a mention in their own right. I LOVE wings and I adore how natural these look!)
The colours are stunning and their disposition is done with great care and an eye for aesthetics. All in all, this is a really great work! I couldn't think of anything to criticize at all.
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:iconwestalbott:
WesTalbott Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Professional Artist
Thanks!
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danielmafra Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Wow! Very nice!!!
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:iconjax-vahr:
Jax-Vahr Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Hobbyist
Those are perhaps the most badass angels I've ever seen...
I love every detail of design in this picture.
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Urielenzeru Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so awesome I can't think of anything else to say.
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JoseManuelSerrano Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
What a Fantastic work! epic
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gwdill Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012  Hobbyist
Awesome!
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LeDemonDeRazgriz Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Must have been exhilarating, yet incredibly sad to fight in that war
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Steroids98 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
WHAT!!!!!! I SOOOOOOOO LOVE THIS!!!!!
This is SOOOOO AWESOME!!!! I have a story on
this exact same theme too! THIS IS ONE Of
the Greatest Depictions Ive ever seen!!!!

LITereally... Mine is awesome too but
its in words... So that doesnt count...

AWESOME!!!! (@_@)
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chaoz-wulf Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012
Everything about this is just too darn awesome to put into words.
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Bad--Wolf--Bay Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012
Thank you for letting :iconfantasy-universe: feature your work!
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XopherSeuss Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
like the perspective of the image
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