Thursday, April 12, 2012

K is for Kelsier

A-Z Blogging Challenge Day 11... I think, I'm losing track. Either way - click to read more.

I read Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn books in March and loved then. Kelsier is a very memorable character that really drove the books. Even when he wasn't in the thick of things, he still influenced all the other characters around him.

This scene comes from a point early in the first book when he is battling Hazekillers, folks trained to do battle with Mistborn warriors, which is what he was.

If I really wanted to do something amazing, I'd love to try  my hand at depicting his fight with a steel inquisitor from late in the book, but that isn't suitable for a sketch.




18 comments:

Brinda said...

Great illustration- I like all the shadows.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

You got some great depth on this one.

lizy-expat-writer said...

That thing leaping in from above is very good.

PT Dilloway, Superhero Author said...

Oh, that's a guy jumping. At first I thought it was some kind of flying bush.

Tonja said...

Great action scene. Seriously, you should write and illustrate comic books.

S. L. Hennessy said...

Love that you're taking inspiration for Sanderson. Mistborn is awesome (I have a signed copy).

Mark Noce said...

Wow, what a unique scene that would make, go for it:)

Charles the Reader said...

I love the Mistborn series. I like your interpretation of the fight.

Michael Offutt, Tebow Cult Initiate said...

Lots of action. I love it.

Sara said...

Very cool...and if you want a good laugh regarding those books. Read that fight scene with the steal inquisitor in the end, in your best "romance" voice.

I promise you'll laugh till your crying.

Nate Wilson said...

Fantastic sketch, Rusty. I'm an artist myself, but drawing people has always been my kryptonite. (Not literally. It's not like I drop to the floor, drained of all energy. I just suck at them.)

Well done, sir. Well done.

M Pax said...

Neat. It seems quite 3-d with the perspectives and shadows.

The Golden Eagle said...

I love that it's an action scene! And the sketch's depth, with the shadows in the background.

Nicole said...

As soon as I saw the post title, I knew I had to click over - I love Kelsier! He's such a fantastic character.

Andrew Leon said...

I see that you're trying to get me to read these. I disapprove!

Sandra Tyler said...

Did you draw that???

Jay Noel said...

Damn. It looks three-dimensional.

And action sketches are probably a huge challenge.

vic caswell (aspiring-x) said...

DudE!!!! DDDUUUUDDDEEE!!!
amazing!
best one so far!
i'm not familiar with mistborn...