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The Lies of Locke Lamora by AKRU The Lies of Locke Lamora by AKRU
cover illust of "The Lies of Locke Lamora" (Taiwan Version)
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Given 2013-11-06
The dynamism and the graceful flow in The Lies of Locke Lamora by ~AKRU make it absolutely engaging and leave you wondering what he might be up to and how the story will unfold! ( Suggested by Ginryuzaki and Featured by rydi1689 )
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AlmaelysMae Featured By Owner May 31, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Wonderful!! You've captured his appearance very well, I really do love this! :)
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eutopi Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
oh my god this is absolutely beautiful! 
IceLaws LOOOK OMFG I CANT
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IceLaws Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
 Think I've commented on this before 
also HAVE U READ THIS OMG
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eutopi Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
I READ THE FIRST CHAPTER OTL ///
will probably continue it sooner or later lol
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IceLaws Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ReAD DANGING MORE
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xelianthought Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014
Fantastic!
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torivan6 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Student General Artist
Such wonderful work , love it !!
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Yami-Tamashi Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh sssssssoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo preeeettttttttttttttyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy
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alahjii Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014   General Artist
amazing rendition!
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alex-29 Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
nice work on the character and the background
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rockchick89 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014
Hi there! Is it okay if I use this piece as a cover for my Locke Lamora fanmix on 8tracks? I'll be sure to credit and link you!
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Galling Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013  Student Interface Designer
Wow very nice!!
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Kaziem Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Professional General Artist
Just finished reading books 1, 2, and 3 of this series, and I love it! Your artwork captures Locke very well. And it's generally awesome to boot.
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Crimsondrop7 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Love Venice and anything that takes place there. Is this a book series? Is it translated in english? What's it about?
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ti-DESIGN Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2013  Professional General Artist
Fabulous light and colours!
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Lims-Kraghma Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2013  Hobbyist
love it! i love Locke Lamora books and it's venetian atmosphere :la:
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tsong-ming-yi Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013
A great illustration for one of my favorite books!
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RandomDragon0412 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Love this style!
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Slyswagger Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013
this guy seems like an a assasin!
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frankensteinbro Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013
nice job :D
i wanna start painting too but dont know where to start
should i do it on paper?
are you u sing a ny programs?
how you colour youre paintings?
any advice means a world to me thanks ^.^
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Riatsila Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Congrats on the DD, your art is beautiful!
I seriously loved this book, so it's great to see the covers other countries got for it ^^
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TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congratulations on your well-deserved DD!!! :iconflyingheartsplz::iconlainloveplz::iconflyingheartsplz: :clap::clap::clap:
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AquaGalaxy Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013
congratulations on the DD ! >W<
awesome!
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Kantata98 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Hobbyist
I loved loved loved all three books <3
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TheSistineApple Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013
Great job! congrats on the DD! It was well deserved! :rose: 
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Aratakunisbeast Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Student General Artist
Breathtaking! 
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Snowconesolid Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Noice!
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fruitbatslyra Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This looks amazing! :la:
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MoonKissedDreamer Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Student General Artist
This looks awesome! :iconhandspazzplz:
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Debra-Marie Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
The composition is just beautiful! Well done! :)
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Obligated Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013
Oooh! I love this! What's not like about this picture? It's Lynch, it's Locke, it's Camorr! And it's amazing! I love the colours and the details in this work!
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cowpi Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
: DDD
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thais-bulhoes Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013
Love 
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R3alizing Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013
finally! I love this book.
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mzclark Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
wow gorgeous work!!! The lighting and shading...fantastic!
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Jacob-Cross Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013
Nice
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MwLucYo Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
very cool
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xXxMantrumxXx Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Professional General Artist

>w< the background remind me the game of the last story *u*

love the coloring su much 

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Malfey Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Omg me too! D:
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xXxMantrumxXx Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Professional General Artist
i through it was about the gm  after i see the theme >w< 
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MouseWee Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
look like league of legends img
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RAMWOC87 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautifully drawn! I love the coloring job you did! ^3^
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LibbyKeppen Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Reminds me of Howl's Moving Castle, when he first met Sophie!
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gento70 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013
Oh, that's such a good movie. Now I really can't wait for the third book to come out.
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LibbyKeppen Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Would you recommend the books?
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gento70 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013
Definitely, I would recommend the Gentlemen Bastard series (The Lies of Locke Lamora is only the first book) to anybody.  The action is intense, the characters are all really well done and fleshed out, even the minor characters.

It's like the most perfect mix between Robin Hood and Ocean's Eleven with a hint of magic.  Don't worry if you aren't into books aimed at a younger demographic, like harry potter and such. It's for people 18+, not because it's sexual or anything, but just the overall language, tone, and themes are something young teens and children wouldn't get.

If you do decide to read The Lies of Locke Lamora and you love, just know that the second book is equally amazing, just in different ways and may seems better at times.
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LibbyKeppen Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow thank you so much I will certainly look into it!
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tsong-ming-yi Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013
Very much so!
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LibbyKeppen Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks!
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darynoir Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Professional
Very nice work!
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