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The Hero in Green by VegaColors The Hero in Green by VegaColors
It's been some time since I've drawn Link. Outrageous, really. I'd still like to fix this up, but I hope you enjoy.

I honestly don't know which Link I was aiming for, nor is the setting any particular temple/location. I ended up doing a mash-up. Edit: However, after thinking back to the places Link has visited, the Sacred Grove from Twilight Princess fits the most. Ah, the memories.
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Platyadmirer Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015  Student General Artist
Wow this is great!!!!!! How did you do the background texture?
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:iconvegacolors:
VegaColors Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015   Digital Artist
Thanks! This was one of the first images I started using a new set of texture brushes. Lots of layering of used though to get the effect I wanted.
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inkoflife Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015   Filmographer
beautifully poetic
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VegaColors Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015   Digital Artist
Thanks so much
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Sarah-L-S Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I like the perspective you decided to draw this in, it really looks like he's coming towards us. :)

His posture is good since you can see the moment. [if that makes sense ^^; not sure how to phase it.] Details of his clothes are good, and the background does give the Twilight Princess vibe. :)
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VegaColors Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks a lot, I appreciate it!
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Sarah-L-S Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem. :)
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Lyud Featured By Owner May 25, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Looks really awesome and the background is wonderful ! ++Fav
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:iconvegacolors:
VegaColors Featured By Owner May 26, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks again!
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Weather-Angel-Adept Featured By Owner May 19, 2014
Ooooh, lovely.  You've drawn Link in a nice, clean design here.  The background is what really defines this piece, though.  Wonderful texture and lighting effects in so many shades of green.  It has an eerie, ethereal look.  Great work.  :)
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VegaColors Featured By Owner May 20, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks again. I spent a lot more time on the background, since they're usually my weak point. 
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Weather-Angel-Adept Featured By Owner May 21, 2014
You're welcome.  The hard work you put in on the background was definitely worth it.  :)
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mattamizer Featured By Owner May 3, 2014
That looks terrific!!
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:iconvegacolors:
VegaColors Featured By Owner May 3, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks!
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EdvardC Featured By Owner May 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
lol, if this is your fixer upper, I cant wait for your final! :D Though to be honest, I like the slightly surreal environment combined with an amazingly awesome and absorbing link. It makes him jump out at you.

A <3 for sharing!
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VegaColors Featured By Owner May 3, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks a lot. I guess this is the final version! Eventually, I'll get started on a picture that features Zelda. 
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roboticforest Featured By Owner May 3, 2014
Wow! That is some amazing work. It's been a while since a piece of fan art has caught my attention like this on just did.
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:iconvegacolors:
VegaColors Featured By Owner May 3, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks a lot!
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C-Hillman Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice work! ^_^

Just thought you would be interested to know that the facebook group "Zelda Universe" is featuring this. They did include the link to it here so people know who made it and can find you easily.
www.facebook.com/zeldauniverse…
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VegaColors Featured By Owner May 3, 2014   Digital Artist
Woah, I didn't know. Thanks for letting me know :)
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C-Hillman Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Not a problem. ^_^

On a (mostly) unrelated note...
I absolutely love your style! Is there any chance you take requests? I'd love to see some of my story's characters done in it!
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VegaColors Featured By Owner May 4, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks again.

Unfortunately, I'm not taking requests. Sorry about that :(
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C-Hillman Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh-well. It never hurts to ask though!
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ArtofBeingTim Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Student General Artist
Link is fine.  Well done.  This kind of bizarrely turns me on.
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VegaColors Featured By Owner May 3, 2014   Digital Artist
Haha :D, thanks.
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SO-J Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
WOW! Drawings very well! -u-
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VegaColors Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks!
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TheFunnySpider Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow he looks so awesome in here.
Love the coloring, the lovely details, his expression...i love everything in here :D
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VegaColors Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks a lot :)
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TheFunnySpider Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
You are most welcome :D
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Bafa Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014
Omg. This is epic. Flawless, hawt, smexi. Details.. no words can describe how amazing everything is!!

Stunning work!!! :D
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:iconvegacolors:
VegaColors Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks so much :)
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DaniMiruku Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great piece!
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VegaColors Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks!
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istilldontwantthis Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014
This is super good! Great job with him!
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VegaColors Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks a lot!
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ArcaneSubZero Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i'm speechless La la la la 
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VegaColors Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks again!
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twilight-girl22 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is..... WONDERFUL!!! *O*
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VegaColors Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks a lot!
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twilight-girl22 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome dear! ;)
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nativeMIRACLE2 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Incredible~!
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:iconvegacolors:
VegaColors Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks!
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TakeshiKouga Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Student Digital Artist
awesome!!! really liked the BG
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VegaColors Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks a lot!
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Anadia-Chan Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow! This is absolutely amazing!!!  
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:iconvegacolors:
VegaColors Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks a lot!
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Anadia-Chan Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome :)
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The-Fruit-Pantry Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
ABSENCE OF MIND.  this is amazing!
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VegaColors Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks!
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