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Loki - King of Asgard by Quelchii Loki - King of Asgard by Quelchii
Finally I finished this mixed media drawing (colored pencil, marker, multiliner, white ink) of Loki (Tom Hiddleston). I'm very happy with the result, but my scanner killed the sky a little bit (it doesn't like the color blue + stars and adds weird lines, so it looks much better on paper)... I hope that you like it as well! :) That's the first time that I tried to combine so many reference pictures to create something new. I really like to draw details, but I think that I have to add a point to my "never draw this again list": Asgard (especially the city and the Bifrost / rainbow bridge)
Update: I tried to edit/rescue the colours with Photoshop. Looks still much better on paper. I'll try to edit the sky later...
Update2: I replaced the scan with a photo. Sky looks better and skin contrast + colors are more realistic and it looks more like the actual drawing (still not perfect).

Thor 2 spoiler: At the end of Thor 2 Loki is alive, disguised as Odin on the throne of Asgard and the Tesseract is in Asgard, too. So I think this could be a movie poster for Thor 3. That's why I wanted to add fire and ashfall to the sky at first. This would fit to Ragnarök. :D I really hope that they announce the movie release date soon... By the way: I drew him with short hair, because I prefer it and I don't want to believe that they have no hairdressers in Asgard! :grump: 

I used many reference pictures: screencaps of the movies "Thor, 2011" (short Loki hair), "The Avengers, 2012" (Tesseract/blue cube + armor in deleted scenes) and "Thor The Dark World, 2013" (2x Asgard sky, lower part of Gungnir/golden staff), a Thor 2 movie poster (Odin with Gungnir), a Thor 2 promo picture/still (Asgard) and a photo of Tom Hiddleston as Loki on Comic Con (SDCC 2013)

Tools: Paper DIN A4 (= 210mm x 297mm) 190g/m²,
- >90% Faber-Castell Polychromos artists' colour pencils,
- Faber-Castell pencils HB (for the "sketch") + Faber-Castell Perfection 7057,
- Copic Ciao marker,
- Copic Multiliner SP 0.03  and Edding 1800 profipen 0.1,
- uni-ball Signo pigment ink um-153 white
Time: >40h

OMG! I have a DD!!! La la la la Thanks a lot!

Please don't upload my pictures somewhere else without my permission. Don't infringe copyright!

Here some other traditional drawings of Loki (Tom Hiddleston) & Thor (Chris Hemsworth), a "tutorial" and a comparison of scan and photo:
Thor - God of Thunder (mixed media) by QuelchiiLoki (mixed media) by QuelchiiThor and Loki (colour pencils) by QuelchiiLoki - God of Mischief (colour pencils) by QuelchiiThe Trial of Loki step by step by QuelchiiScan vs. Photo by Quelchii
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Given 2014-08-18
Loki - King of Asgard by Quelchii shows a lot of dedication to detail and accurate character portrayal. ( Featured by Lyricanna )
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Du weißt, wie wundervoll ich deine Bilder finde – dennoch möchte ich dieses mal gern eine Kritik dafür schreiben, da du diese Option immerhin eröffnet hast :) Auch wenn ich nur ein Laie bin...

Das Erste, was mir auffällt, ist die Tiefe des Bildes, sowie die unglaubliche Detailverliebtheit. Die Kleidung – jede kleinere und größere Falte und jeder Schatten – wirkt, als könne man sie sogleich anfassen. Der Stoff hat Struktur und verschiedene Schattierungen, wie man es von „realer“ Kleidung kennt und macht es dadurch einfach zu etwas Echtem. Selbst die Goldaufschläge sehen so aus, als könnte man sie anfassen und zeigen kleine Verzierungen und Erhebungen auf.
Vielleicht wirkt dadurch aber Loki's Hand, die den Stab hält, etwas flach. Sprich, nicht ganz so lebendig, ebenso die Hand mit dem Würfel – sie sieht aus, als stecke sie in einem dünnen Stoffbeutel – und der Kopf. Wobei trotzdem auch hier gesagt werden muss, dass kleine Fältchen, Schatten und Licht hervorragend gesetzt worden sind.
Zum Hintergrund: Atemberaubend. All die unzähligen Türme mit deren Schatten und Lichteinfall allein muss schon Stunden an Arbeit gekostet haben. Ich hätte vermutlich keinen Nerv dazu gehabt und wäre schlichtweg verzweifelt. Der Bifrost ist detailliert mit den vielen einströmenden Farben. Das Wasser und das Gebirge erinnern mich an eine Postkarten-Landschaft, wo man nur zu gern selbst einen Fuß hinsetzen möchte. Auch hier finde ich, dass Schattierungen und das Spiel von Licht und Schatten dem Bild etwas überaus Reales geben.
Auch wenn dein Scanner den Himmel ein wenig erblassen lässt, so finde ich dennoch, dass darin Bewegung steckt. Wolken – ob dicke, flauschige oder zarte, fedrige – treiben darüber hinweg und hier und da erkennt man den ein oder anderen Stern.
Alles in allem gefällt mir dieses Bild persönlich wirklich sehr, sehr gut und ich freue mich auf weitere grandiose Werke von dir.
Auch wenn Teile davon nun auf deiner „Nie-wieder-zeichnen-Liste“ stehen ;)
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You claim this drawing looks better on paper... but honestly, I can't imagine it being any better than this. How could this possibly get any better?! It's practically a photo! *erupts in fits of artist jealousy*
Anyway, on a more professional note: I'm impressed most of all by your displays of shadow and light. The lights gleaming off his staff and neckpiece, the shadows in the folds of his clothes--they're so REALISTIC. You used colored pencil for this, right? You used PRECISELY the right colors in the right places to imitate the effect of real light on a body. That's an impressive ability and you should continue to show it off!
You've also paid such attention to detail. From the watery reflections of Asgard to the glow of the Tesseract off Loki's hand, you've captured all the qualities a real life image would have. Your skill in depicting water and light reflections is surpassed only by your diligence in depicting ALL such reflections that would occur. (hopefully that makes sense.)
What really adds to this piece, though, is the visible stroke marks (most notably on Loki's face, and making up the sky). The color isn't smooth and continuous, it's clear that it's the result of many combined lines of color. However, far from detracting from the piece, I think it enhances its--well, its "artiness." It makes it clear that this was done BY HAND, painstakingly, little stroke by little stroke over hours of toil. It shows not only the attention you clearly gave to this piece, but also your skill--for the colors certainly aren't sketchy or poorly-flowing. In the sky especially, every stroke was put down purposefully to create the swirling, converging appearance of an interstellar atmosphere. That effect differentiates it from a typical Earth sky, and brings home the fact that this is on another planet.
I wish I could find some improvement to suggest, but I truly can't. This piece is... perfect. Literally, perfect. So perfect... *has another envy fit*
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mangarocks19 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student General Artist
That is beautiful!!! ♥
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:iconquelchii:
Quelchii Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! :meow:
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:iconmangarocks19:
mangarocks19 Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Student General Artist
Np :)
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:iconquelchii:
Quelchii Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much! :huggle:
LOL! You're welcome! Thanks for the return! :)
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VulcanVet Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome. :D (Big Grin) 
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:iconklaudiaaa:
Klaudiaaa Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015
Oh my god *-* :heart:
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:iconquelchii:
Quelchii Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! But I think the right designation would be "god of mischief"! :dignity-laugh:
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Klaudiaaa Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015
Sorry xD :giggle:
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Skyrimfan2014 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015  New member  General Artist
*speechless* :heart: :heart:
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:iconquelchii:
Quelchii Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm glad you like it! :D
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:iconskyrimfan2014:
Skyrimfan2014 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015  New member  General Artist
:D
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ThorkiAuthor Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Look! It's Loki where he belongs!! YAY! xD And that outfit... THE LIGHTING IS SO PERFECT I had to do a double take!!
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:iconquelchii:
Quelchii Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Lol! I think I forgot the slogan: Loki - The rightful king for a glourious and prosperous Asgard! XD
Thank you very much! :bow:
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ThorkiAuthor Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Ehe! xD Indeed. And you are so welcome. Thank you for the awesome art. :D 
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tamara-robitille Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
hermmm..... Needs glitter....
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I jest, this is a great piece of art and it must have taken alot of effort. You should be proud of this, as it is magnificent.
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:iconquelchii:
Quelchii Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! It took me more than 40 hours to draw this picture. ;)
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tamara-robitille Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hot dang! 
Well, your art is really amazing, so I would think that those 40+ hours are well worth the blood, sweat and tears.
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Quelchii Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks again! And thank you very much for the watch! :tighthug:
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tamara-robitille Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, well your artwork is kick arse and worth watching.
Keep on doin' whatch' ya doin'.

Although could you look at my stuff and tell me what you think...it'd mean alot.
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:iconquelchii:
Quelchii Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'll try! ;)

Commented!
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EhrenThibs Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very impressive!
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:iconquelchii:
Quelchii Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! :)
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ProstoKuzik Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014  New member
AWWWWW :3
Beautiful!
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:iconquelchii:
Quelchii Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! :happybounce: 
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:iconmysaq84:
mysaQ84 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014
Love this one :)
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:iconquelchii:
Quelchii Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! :meow:
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YasashiiBisky000 Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So beautiful.. So much details and incredible! Nice job! :w00t: :happybounce:
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:iconquelchii:
Quelchii Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! :squee: personal revamp
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:iconyasashiibisky000:
YasashiiBisky000 Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome! :hug:
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LexiiDear Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I can't Even [Icon] 
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:iconquelchii:
Quelchii Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! :grin:
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aki-the-cat Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Wie lange sitzt du an solchen Bildern? Die müssen ja Tage dauern! O.O
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Quelchii Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
In der Beschreibung einer jeden Zeichnung findest du immer direkt hinter den "tools" (Papier, Stifte,...) die Zeitangabe. :) Normalerweise brauche ich für eine Zeichnung 15-35 Stunden (also einige Tage). Für dieses Bild habe ich über 40 Stunden benötigt (Rekord!). Alleine an Asgard habe ich einige Stunden gesessen...
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Quelchii Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! :) I have to admit that I'm not a very patient person. That's why I always wonder why I have so much patience with my drawings...
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SkittlesRainboom13 Featured By Owner Edited Dec 5, 2014  New member
Dat Loki though!!!

Omg love ittttttt! :D. XD
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:iconquelchii:
Quelchii Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! I'm glad you like my drawing! :heart:
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SkittlesRainboom13 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014  New member
Yeop no problem
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psychedeliczen Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Amazing drawing!
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:iconquelchii:
Quelchii Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! :bow:
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Bowser14456 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
How about...Loki: King of Sexy :love::XD::blush:
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Quelchii Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yes, that's also a suitable title!hehe squee
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SalazarSlytherin34 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Very nice work !!!!
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:iconquelchii:
Quelchii Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! :D
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GWABOoOSH Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
could I possibly know how you did the brightness of that blue? :D
(ive been trying to use color pencils better haha)
thatd be nice if you could help me out here
thanks :DDD*Free Icon/Emote* Twilight Hairball Pusheen 
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Quelchii Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Do you mean the glow of the cube? I don't know how to explain that. I just try to draw what I see. :D You just have to get a good contrast and blend the colours right (the core of the cube is white by the way for the glow!). And sometimes your mind tells you something different than that what your eyes see. For example: The palace in the background should be golden, so you would use yellow, ochre and brown, but I used yellow, green and blue. ;)
Here is a color pencil tutorial where I tried to explain my technique: The Trial of Loki step by step
...and a mixed media tutorial: Loki (mixed media) step by step
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GWABOoOSH Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks, XDDD I'lll see what I can do :DD
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theFrey1 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014
Very, very nice. Do you have a tumblr page?
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:iconquelchii:
Quelchii Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you. :) I still have no tumblr page... maybe one day I'm going to make a tumblr account.
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