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Dune: Swordmaster of Ginaz by jubjubjedi Dune: Swordmaster of Ginaz by jubjubjedi
Inspired by the possibility of a new movie version of Dune, this is Duncan Idaho as appears in my imagination.
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lenlenlen1 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Professional General Artist
Is this the real Duncan, or is this his Ghola? :giggle:
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jubjubjedi Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014
LOL!  I was thinking of the original version... he doesn't do much 'warrior' stuff in his later incarnations and that wouldn't be to fun to draw...
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lenlenlen1 Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Professional General Artist
agreed
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zStars Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014
sorry, another comment upon seeing this again: omg is it just me, or did you make a point of giving his eyes epicanthic folds?? +1 book accuracy
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jubjubjedi Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014
LOL!  Well I definitely wanted him to be "racially ambiguous"... I figure that millenia from now, we won't be so defined by our racial heritage than that, possibly, our homeworld of origin.  But yeah, the look was definitely a homage to the quote from Dune Messiah and the ancient tradition of swordsmanship from asia.
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zStars Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014
Haha, exactly. Futuristic scifi worlds with the exact same clearly defined "races" that we know today always strike me as funny. And it seems like a lot of artists completely disregard written description--this is the first time I've ever seen Duncan portrayed with the kind of Asian(?)-tinged ambiguity described in Messiah, despite the fact that the shape of his eyes is one of the most specific characteristics given.

Love it. He's one of my favorites and I totally have a literary crush on him whoops :heart:
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jubjubjedi Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014
LOL nice, I've gotten literary crushes before!  I don't think it's that strange...
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zStars Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014
Holy costume design, Batman. This is awesome. It feels just right!
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jubjubjedi Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014
LOL, thanks!!
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medievallass Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Oh this is fantastic! He's so spot on to how I imagined him in the first novel. I love his costume, and the textures on the mixed fabrics are so life like! :clap: :love:

Hayley :floating:
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