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Awaiting His Return by Art-Zealot Awaiting His Return by Art-Zealot
Feel free to reblog on Tumblr, but I'd appreciate doing so from here.

Process Video is up!

I beat Skyward Sword again last night. Even though it was a speed run just to get back to Hero Mode (since our former Wii died) you just can't help becoming personally invested in the story. I don't know how he does it, but Miyamoto nails it each time--and not just every game, but every single time you play the game! Kudos, man...just kudos. ALL the feels...

This particular moment illustrates something no one sees when they play the game. When Link takes his first trip to the Silent Realm, I often wonder if Fi worries about him--in her own calculating way. Maybe, maybe not, but regardless I get the feeling that she is glad to see him return successfully after his Trial.

EDIT: Here's a poem by LittlewriterLink inspired by this moment.
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Photoshop CS4, Wacom Intuos 4
4 hours and precisely 44 mins and 44 seconds. May the 4's be with you. :B

Fi, Link, Legend of Zelda Nintendo
Art Art-Zealot
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TriforceChampion Featured By Owner Edited Jul 4, 2014  New member Student Writer
I absolutely love this piece! Rainbow animated heart  It's so touching and beautiful! You did a great job on it, especially with the lighting
Art-Zealot Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thanks much!
akilight Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Epic :-O
Art-Zealot Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
akilight Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I relly like "the legend of Zelda"... i did draw a picture of Zelda you can look at my gallery ;-)
Feanor144 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014  New member
This is a wonderful piece :)

The Eldin Trial scared me so bad; If memory serves, I only needed one or two tears, located on the large sandy slope. I kept missing them, and had to run past the guardians all the way to the top to try again, haha.
Art-Zealot Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thank you!

Oh dear! And yes, of the three that one was the worst for me too (with Skyloft a close second). I got trapped in that little tunnel under the tree with a floating, dual-wielding monster waiting for me on either end. High alert, and one tear to go. Not fun times...XP
Candysugardoll Featured By Owner May 31, 2014
those freakin trials give me heartattacks every time!!!
Art-Zealot Featured By Owner May 31, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Haha, right? Doesn't matter how prepared you are. They're always there....waiting for you to slip up...O__O'
sauravs911 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014
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