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Battletech - Unseen Moon by Shimmering-Sword Battletech - Unseen Moon by Shimmering-Sword

(If you want a print of this artwork, you can buy it's file from me to print locally, just send me a note and we'll sort out details)

Finally finished! I've painted this on and off over the last 5 months as a commission for :iconvoidwarhammer: VoidWarhammer, though I put a substantial amount of my own time into the piece to go beyond the original idea. When I first ran the design project on the Marauder a year and a half ago I considered adding each additional redesign to the same scene, but was soon after commissioned to make the artwork intended for shirt printing. This commission here revived the original idea and with my added time I made it a dual screen desktop.

For those that would like to use this piece as a desktop (dual or single screen), this stash link has a zip of all the files you'll need

Grey Death Legion mercenaries. A Warhammer, Marauder, Rifleman, and Archer rush forward. Meanwhile a Thunderbolt exits their landed Fortress dropship. Defensive naval lasers on the moon surface meant an aggressive approach was necessary for a timely assault. An Elephant dropship is completing the risky angled deceleration burn and roll toward the surface. The objective is a Lyrian facility who's aerospace assets have been scrambled to defend. Two Lucifers don't fare well during their strafing run. This battle will be short and bloody.

*Edit* Thanks go out to Shue13 for the DD award. I worked really hard on this piece so it's nice to see that pay off. Enjoy the spotlight Battletech! :la:

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Fedorchik Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014
DaLintyMan Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014
Wow, I managed to call three of these before looking at the text. :)
David-Michaels Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2014  Professional Filmographer
Featured in portuguese blog Coisas da Interwebs. Have an awesome weekend!…
Shimmering-Sword Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
David-Michaels Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2014  Professional Filmographer
You're most very welcome! =D
ColonelSkills Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014
This absolutely is awesome. I logged into my DA account for the first time in years, as I only saw this after googling after seeing it in No Guts No Galaxy's stream the other day. Sent a note, definitely interested in buying the file to print locally and throwing up on my wall. 
cpietrini Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Professional General Artist
1074Arius Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Wow, this made my day.  I miss the Warhammer and Marauder,  I wish I bought those metal minis way back when they were available.

Excellent illustration.  I want to paint robots this good.  :3
Shimmering-Sword Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You can still get your hands on some unseen minis on ebay or around the community. They're not over the top expensive, but not as cheap as something in production.
1074Arius Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Would you believe that I never thought to LOOK for those on ebay?  Right off the bat there were like 3 listings XD  Thanks for the suggestion!
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