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Matrim Cauthon and Rand al'Thor
From 'Eye of the World', escaping from the Inn in Four Kings (after Rand blows the room apart and Mat is temporarily blinded, it rains on them.....lots ...)


I have just started reading the Wheel of Time books, and so far i'm really gripped :D .... read them lol
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Xxsoranogenkai Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is perfect!
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Schellah Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:wow: I never loved so much a fanart like this ...THIS IS THE BEST! THE FUCKIN BEST! Do you understand me? Because until now never seen fanarts of that chapter, and was the one I most liked... AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :la: :la: :la: :la:
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Schellah Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:la: And those expressions ... ... So well done ... Favorites, watch, look at this picture every 5 minutes ... No, really ... I love your work!!
(Saludos de Argentina) :meow:
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joshuarmour15 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
LIGHT! WHY DON'T YOU DO MORE WOT ART WORK?!?!?!
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tcosby Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013
Awesome! Read this chapter (again) just a few days ago. Terrific novel and a great series as a whole! Your piece is very well done. Hope you'll do more as you continue along your journey that is the Wheel of Time!
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Barazuzkul Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013
Thats awsome, really shocking the facial expression, the feeling of fear is ... hallucinating, truly a great job, congratulations.
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TnSabregirl Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
I am just getting started on my reread and I just read this chapter. You did a great job with this and I always love it when artists portray scenes we've only read before. Great work!
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dalar-m Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012
dam thats good :D the only things that bothers me is rands hair as it should have been more read in it but other than that is amazing!
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SugarShugaChan Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2012
Just got done reading this part, really good! <3
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vya Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012
Wow! :heart:
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PrestonH Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I love that series but I can never find book five... I checked the library and several local bookstores but nobody has it... I guess I have to shop for it on amazon or somethin.
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kyubiman Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2011  Student
Nice!
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Lims-Kraghma Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2011  Hobbyist
I love it!!!! just now I finished reading the 11th book "Knife of Dreams" ... and I was searching for fan art or any other art based on the books i "PUFF" yours came up! I love it! Keep up the great work! :)
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Enyae Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2011   Traditional Artist
I love the expressions and the dramatic 'feel' of this. Nice job! :D
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tjsavolainen Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2011
dramatic scene and a marvelous picture. Love this one!
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Rabbiteen Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011
awesome detail, especially the sword, i love it!
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littlecritter35 Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Poor Mat :/
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Dragonastra Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2011
:O I am amazed! Simply amazed! I've started the Wheel of Time books recently, and I finished the third book these past two days.

I love all the three main protagonists ^_^ Maybe Mat more than the others... kekekeke. Or maybe all equally. Anyhoo, really great picture. It really captures the moment!
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Baal-zamon Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2011
oh i remember this part:)
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Grmc0001 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Some of my favorite books. Wonderful job:-)
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Crazzity Featured By Owner May 25, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love this part of that book! Also the parts after that when they both have a dream with Ba'alzamon in it!! Matrim~~! I the whole book~!
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ScarliteMagician Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Kick ass!! i totally just read this part!!
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x-Charon-x Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
AH! I love your art style, and the way you choose to use it. 8'D The Wheel of Time needs more support... too few people read it. =/
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inkeyes2 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2011
After twelve more, it's a bit hard to remember exact scenes. Still, I love your depiction, it's very well done.
Yeah, I should probobly go back to re-read. I discovered it January of last year, went through all tweve in two months, and spent the next months in agony waiting for ToM. Now that I'm done with that-
Anyway, enough of my rambling. I'm off to see if there are any others as good as yours.
I love that icon...
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VelkynKarma Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I've read all the books so far, and I still think the first one was my favorite, before the whole storyline gets bogged down with so many sub-plots you need the wiki to keep it all straight. Back in the days when these characters were still fresh to the adventuring world, totally out of their element, and even living from day to day outside the safe haven of Two Rivers was a real struggle for them.

And, in my favorite book, this was probably one of my favorite scenes (rather, I really enjoyed the Rand and Mat segments of book one, because Rand still wasn't aware of his abilities yet, and still seemed young and innocent, and Mat was still a joker without the weight of hundreds of memories, and both could barely take care of themselves let alone thousands of people).

You've depicted the raw terror, the exhaustion, and the struggle to survive greatly here, and I really enjoy it :) The sense of camaraderie is so strong here, especially with Rand leading the blinded Mat out of the inn after they nearly lost their lives. I can practically hear Mat's quote from that event, when he panicked and begged Rand not to leave him behind because he couldn't see. The later books are great, but Rand, Mat and Perrin never interact anymore, so you really don't see that camaraderie that they had in the earlier books.

Great job :) You make me want to dig out my old copy of Eye of the World and give it another spin, haha!

~VelkynKarma
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SporeRedland Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2010  Student Writer
It's good to see them portrayed accurately at that time in the story. Very nice. (:
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KesraReulen Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I was a rampaging psychotic WoT fangirl back in high school... God help me, I'm rereading the series now, ten years later in light of the final books coming out at last.

It's amazing the things one remembers and the things one looks at the second time around and makes one go "How did I not think this was AWESOME the first time?" or "Why did I ever like THAT character?"

I remember there being a lot of fanart for the series out there ten years ago, but I can imagine how much of it's been taken down over the years. Just finished EotW and am reading New Spring while I wait for the bookstore to get book 2 back in stock, and I have to say that compared to most of that old fan art from ten years back.... Your stuff is made of epicness and win. Thanks for sharing it!
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OogrimoO Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
<--- want more WoT fanart /o/ <3
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GhostlySails Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
;3; mat's faceeeee <3 I love how you've done this ;~; it's so nice to see art from my favorite series~ :'D
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ekf501 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2010
sounds like an interesting book, i shall look it up :)
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Whitestar101 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2010
I love the interaction between Mat and Rand in this series, especially how they took care of each other after Whitebridge, and it was during this part of the story that I Rand became my favorite character. You can almost hear him say, "I won't leave you, I won't leave you no matter what."

And, you even got Mat's size in proportion to Rand's correct (which so many artists do not). You can imagine how hard it must have been for Mat when Rand was hanging off of HIM.

Great Job!! :)
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Rathan-Marxx Featured By Owner May 17, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Damn this is a really nice piece, you style fits incredibly well for the tone of the subject. Fav'd
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lds-peacedragon Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2010
wow cool that is realy good
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Zombiehugger Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2009
This is great, I love Mat's stance and his facial expression, it exudes pain and suffering to me. I love your Wheel of Time artwork. :D
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LoveBuddha Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2009
thanks to this picture i have started reading the wheel of time series
Mat = :heart:
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Esrial Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2009
Hrm.. could've sworn I had favorited this and commented apparently not! Well, I absolutely love this piece. The urgency of the situation is really well conveyed and being the die-hard Wheel of Time fan I am, I love to see other people's depictions of the characters. I think you really got Mat spot on and Rand looks fantastic as well. You did an awesome job on the clothing too. Really really great job!
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GlassGlobeFlower Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2009
Aww, poor Mat! Looks like drowned rat lol. And Rand is suitably courageous-looking. :D
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hobbeshugs812 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008
I remember this! Such a good scene!!

Rand is so tall!!
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Star-Miya Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Aww, I remember that part! Poor guys :petting:
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Ein-Kaltes-Herz Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2008
You definitely have the best WoT artwork on devart.
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HidakaLexx Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2008
Now I am going to go read them....
Been looking for good books, hard to come by sometimes...
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honeydont Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2008
so cool!

I really want to read those books now
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Eriandi Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2008
Who knows if this has all ready been said, but I love how you portrayed their AGE correctly. All the fanart I've seen (few and far between) the boys always look like they're in their thirties.

They're 17 guyz kthnx!!!
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napkinthief Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2008  Student Traditional Artist
This picture got me to start reading the series, and I really really really (5 min. later) really like it A LOT! I have only just reached the second book, so by the time I reach the end I will most likely be totally in love with it :love:. I love your versions of the characters better than the cover art of the paperbacks.
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vaoni-adolpha Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2008
Oh man, this part of the book made me cry. I don't know why but the thought of how desperate but loyal they were to each other was so beautiful!! I loved this part of the book!
Great picture, it really is!!
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aynawiseone Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't usually like fanarts of the main characters of the wheel of time, but these are the first I find really fantastic!! you should be doing the graphic version^^ :love:
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Ravyn1078 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2008  Student Traditional Artist
I am just starting to read this series(almost done with book one) and this part really got to me. I was freaking out because of what happened with Thom and then my favorite character ends up blind. I almost started crying at how helpless he was. D': Great job on this I love it!
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Blueruler182 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2008
I remember that scene! My nose almost touched the pages as I read that scene. It was awesome.

Amazing pucture. Pretty much how I imagined it.
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imberantiel Featured By Owner May 14, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I used to read them, but gave up after book....4 I think :O too many characters to keep track of ^^;
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Nadreth Featured By Owner May 1, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
I love Wheel of Time, so keep on writing!
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