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Lantern Marines Chapter Master by DavidSondered Lantern Marines Chapter Master by DavidSondered
Here is another Lantern MArines commission.
This time it is their Chapter Master. Name is unknown to me.

Yes, he looks like Ozzy Osbourne...somewhat.
The theme is Tiki/Polynesian mixed with heavy metal.
As far as I understand it, one of the main ideas that came out of brainstorming the Lanterns was that their ChapterMaster should look like Ozzy.
I have tried to steer the look away a little but I like how it came out in the end.

Cookies to those who figure out who the heroes in the background are originally based upon...

Also, I did a revision, where the bat was added. Whilst painting it I wrote this little tidbit that the commissioner liked, so it stays with the image:

"Chiroptera Ignis

The firebat is a known predator on the Lantern homeworld.
It is not called Firebat because it light up with fire,
rather it reflects in a somewhat unnatural manner.
The tribesfolk of the planet would enter the caves of
the bats with torches and thus see bats of fire.
They are common pets of the tribes and sometimes also used by Lantern Marines.

It is considered bad luck to eat the head of a firebat..."
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lazytopaz Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014
Characters behind are based off BloodQuest last two surviving members (Cloten and Lysander) who bring Blade Encarmine back and tell part of the tale of their former captain Leonatos and marines that went to retrieve the sword.

Am I rite?
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DavidSondered Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Sorry, no. They are based on Lemmy and his drummer (Motörhead).

Bu a nice try :)
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TheNightbringer343 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2014
Dat smile.
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MacKnightABCD Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2013
Omg. I love it.
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Skargull Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2013
I love your work on the Lantern Marines. It's such a unique take on tribal Space Marines. I hope to maybe see more in the future. Keep up the amazing work!
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Raiu1994 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013
Oh look, Ozzie Osborn.
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DavidSondered Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
not like Im hiding it :p
sais so in the description ;)
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is there a reason he looks like ozzy?
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DavidSondered Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Read the description. It was in the brief.
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The-Avatar Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Lol, the whole 'Ozzy' thing ruins it for me.:D
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