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A diplomatic solution by Darbaras A diplomatic solution by Darbaras
"The guards at Northwatch Keep weren't really ... cooperative ... Well, at least I tried."



I really hate don't like these draw-your-OC-as-a-badass pictures, and yet I've drawn one. :shrug:

Hope you'll like it, though ...

There is a slight improvement since the last picture, but it still doesn't look great. This is first time I've actually drawn a background, so excuse me for its poor quality.

UPDATE: Slightly changed to colours of the robe.

Giann-Naatraza @ to me
The Elder Scrolls universe @ to Bethesda Softworks
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DarthSnivachu Aug 9, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I never thought I'd say this about Argonians in Thalmor robes, because normally they look awful wearing them, but you're character actually looks 10x better in Thalmor robes than the Thalmor do! And I just love the expressions he pulls as well. Very interesting character. 
Darbaras Aug 14, 2013  Student Filmographer
Thank you! ^^ They do. I've never worn any of those in-game. :D
I made a few minor changes, such as adding those evil popped collars that were absent from the hoodless robes. I wanted him to be a somewhat stereotypical, over-the-top evil mage, and those robes were just perfect for the job. However, his design has been changed a lot since his last picture got submitted, with a more shark-like head and additional gear ...
you call this diplomacy?
no I call it agressive negotiation

"I wish more people would see the world the way I see it...a joke"-Me

"The greatest trick ever pulled in history was people convincing other people god exists"

"Aren't guns just fucking great?"-Mr Smith
Darbaras Dec 8, 2012  Student Filmographer
Relax, don't take it seriously.

It's just a joke about a quest where you have an option to do things in a peaceful, diplomatic way, but the conditions are just too hard to meet.
I was just making a joke too
"The guards at Northwatch Keep weren't really ... cooperative ... Well, at least I tried."

*My Heavy Armored Sniper/Assassin Argonian: Nukles-Kai-Ed looks around and shrugs* "That's exactly what I say...even if I kill them without even trying diplomacy...oh look...Justicars...*sigh* more fodder to kill."
Carlie-NuclearZombie Jul 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
aww this is amazing!! love the detail
Darbaras Jul 24, 2012  Student Filmographer
Thank you very much! ^^
To be honest, I don't really like this piece because of the angle, as it makes the picture lack of depth. I hope I'll get it right in my newer works.
Carlie-NuclearZombie Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeh true, but still very nice ^^
Lorcan0c Jul 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Well it's safe to say your OC looks quite badass :la:

Excellent work!
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