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Valeera Master poses :iconfirstkeeper:FirstKeeper 124 3 Valeera Master skin. :iconfirstkeeper:FirstKeeper 148 6 Valeera base poses :iconfirstkeeper:FirstKeeper 185 9 Valeera for Heroes of the Storm :iconfirstkeeper:FirstKeeper 264 37 HOTS Celestial Tshirt :iconfirstkeeper:FirstKeeper 148 7 Ragnaros :iconfirstkeeper:FirstKeeper 135 9 Super Kael'thas :iconfirstkeeper:FirstKeeper 97 16 Old general :iconfirstkeeper:FirstKeeper 119 6 Zarya Thunder Guard :iconfirstkeeper:FirstKeeper 135 18 Zarya Master skin. Heroes of the Storm. :iconfirstkeeper:FirstKeeper 104 6 Zarya Base heroes of the Storm :iconfirstkeeper:FirstKeeper 184 12 Demonic Auriel Sculpt :iconfirstkeeper:FirstKeeper 97 3 Demonic Auriel Final :iconfirstkeeper:FirstKeeper 204 13 Demonic Auriel concept :iconfirstkeeper:FirstKeeper 188 12 Auriel Sculpt :iconfirstkeeper:FirstKeeper 153 5 Auriel Heroes of the Storm :iconfirstkeeper:FirstKeeper 227 19

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Hey guys, I keep receiving questions about old-school characters and hand-painted textures, that's why I want to keep this tutorials list up as a default.

Epic Bible for cg-artists for FREE (no kidding), there is a few tutorials about hand-paint textures:

Two videos with hand-painted female face:

Tyson Murphy character artist at World of Warcraft team with old-school weapons tutorial:

My Demon Chaser tutorials e-book:…
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Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
Character-artist in video-game industry since 2005.

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Addiefox Featured By Owner Edited Jan 20, 2017
Hello! Your modelling work is absolutely amazing. Would it be possible to get a sort of reference guide for Valeera now that she's come out? I'd like to be able to see all of her armor in t-pose. Thanks so much for your work on HotS, and WoW!

P.S. is there any chance we could get a hold of her Demon Hunter skin model?
FirstKeeper Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Hi, thank you!
If I ever get a task for cosplay references kit, I will make sure to take screenshots  in T pose.
I did not work on Demonic skin, so I won't post it.
Azetlor Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2017
i just realized i never posted the demon hunter skin up on Deviantart! Firstkeeper makes me step up my game in trying to create textures as beautiful as she does :) great work on Valeera as usualz
BlackOwlE Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
Do you made too Zul'jin? From HOTS.
I wanted look your art 3D him in here deviantart.
FirstKeeper Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
No I did not.
Agent36496 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2016   Writer
To your tagline: words I live by
Chame Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow your 3D work is amazing, and super helpful for someone trying to learn!
FirstKeeper Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you
cdzsc123 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
hi,I am also a 3D character artist,I am 24 years old from Chengdu, China .Once in the official website to see your photos, very beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!  I like you very much!!!If you have a chance to come to China, I can come to Chengdu and I will show you around!!!
FirstKeeper Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Hi, thank you. I'm glad to hear that you like my artworks. 
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