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Moonfall by Archaois Moonfall by Archaois
:new: Speedpaint: [link]
:new: You can buy the poster/card/iPhone case right here: [link]
The poster, cards, and cases do not include the big red logo at the bottom.

So yeah, when Nate posted about the Operation Moonfall art contest on ZeldaInformer, I immediately told the rest of the staff that I was going to enter. A few of the guys were skeptical though, but I told them I was going to enter the contest regardless, because I love competition. This isn't exactly 100% complete to be honest, this is only the first half of the art. ._.''

I was unable to complete the art 100% completely because my college finals got in the way, so I've only worked on this for about 12 hours. I adjusted the art to look more complete, so I guess in a sense that this is part 1 of a Moonfall trio of art. I've had the idea for this art for quite a while, since sometime in March I believe, but I've never really had any incentive to make it.

There are a few things I will touch up on when I finish my art trio, such as the four giants. I've redrawn them so much that it's just... ugh... This was the best I could make. I also need to readjust their colors to make them fit in with the rest of the image. I didn't want to go with this mural style because of how overused it as become since that incredibly epic 25th Anniversary piece made its way around the internet. I've tried other dimensions for this, such as a square, widescreen ratio, and a shorter in height version, but this is the best format to convey the image I am making. P.S. The moon was a bitch to make, as was the bottom half. Dx

This is for the Operation Moonfall contest ONLY. You are NOT permitted to use this art in any shape or form or alter it in any way, let alone use it for commercial use. So don't be an asshole, leave my art where it is in its purest form. Also, excuse the large logo at the bottom right corner, it's to help prevent art theft.

Also, be sure to check out ZeldaInformer at this [link] for all your need to know Zelda news and general Nintendo news! We also write exclusive articles only available on our website that range from opinion pieces, to theorizing.
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AngelOfDarkness089 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
This is absolutely incredible! WOW!
RedGekkouga Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2017
My God, this is amazing!
LeMystere3 Featured By Owner Edited Jul 26, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Incredible :o

Really captures the urgency and tension present throughout the whole game, at least from my experience. The Moon was terrifying for me when I first saw it.
TrickyPhantom Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2017  Hobbyist
Woow, this looks so wicked, liked it instantly ^^
fellwuschel Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
great. absolutely great.
Derongaylor Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2015
holy shit
Ph03n1x-Warr1or-Z Featured By Owner May 5, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So dark and intense.  Perfect.
pollytheparrot46 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2015  Student Writer
just when you thought the moon couldn't get any creepier 
LUMA77 Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014
UsagiYogurt Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014  Professional General Artist
I love how you combined the different parts of the game.
Stealthero Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OUTstanding concept! I congratulate you. 
shadowalex3000 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014
With the moon combined with Majoras Mask in the pic, it makes the pic slightly creepy (considering its the darkest game in the series). But other than that, good job.
MiniSteveK Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013
There are no words great enough to describe how spectacular this art work is. Just...BEAUTIFUL!
PRJC1116 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This looks Beautifull,capturing Majora's Mask's unsettleling,symbolic tone that fewer games have captured.
HylianWolfLink Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is stunning beyond words! Absolutely phenomenal work; I really like the details and the different perspective on the game. I especially enjoy the subtle twist in the horns on the mask, and how it fades into the moon. Very well executed and put together. The amount of effort put into this piece is nearly palpable! :love:
Ramman05 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013
ArtFinatic14 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This game and this picture give me chills.

Philipp-Steinhaus Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh, how I love this...
ToaDJacara Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013
Awesome job :clap:
Boyoflol Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
beautiful. really great job !
ThePokemonSplicer Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013
nice love it soo much!!!
GhostfaceNikol Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013
Wow,just wow QwQ

B-but where's BEN?
Archaois Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I hate Ben. He's a retarded fan-character that somehow got popular because of some BS creepypasta story. I will never in my life draw Ben.
SaltyMusician Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my god. Voice of reasoning.
Thank you.

By the way, the art is fantastic :)
The speed paint was very entertaining and it's amazing to see your process.
GhostfaceNikol Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013
Damn,every fan of zelda,says that.Actually BEN's story  is pretty much interesting.
Archaois Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I've seen the story. It's not interesting. It's just like every other creepypasta out there. Bad FanFiction with a horror twist.
GhostfaceNikol Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013
Well,we all have our opinions,BEN is my favorite cp uwu

AmoebaGagless Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
aaaaaand nightmares for life. thnx
X-WindDance-X Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Gosh, this is amazing. What really struck me is how the moon and Majora's Mask seem combined. This is an excellent piece of art. Well done!
King1cheetah Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013
Amazing game and art pic :D 
WapaTehWalrus Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Student General Artist
even after all the years... still the most mentally dark game I've ever played. It has it's special feel of "what the literal shit", not like the usual one you feel in other games, but its own form of it. Brings a tear to my eye...
Insel636 Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Do you sell prints? you were featured on reddit and got massive upvotes =) 

Archaois Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Oh really? Sweet! And yes, you can head on over to RedBubble to buy prints of it in multiple sizes, it also comes without the red logo on the bottom that way.…
SoulCanvas Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013
This is awesome :o it must have taken you ages!
I also love how shark-like you made zora link look :heart:
Archaois Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Did this get featured somewhere? I'm getting like, 10x more favs than usual from it today.
Archaois Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Student Digital Artist
If ages = 8 hours, then yes. :P
Utromchromedome Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Very clever how you fused Majora's Mask and the moon together. Almost like it's one entity.
duskmalfoy Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2013
littarly moon fall XD
KPEKEP Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013
amazing fantasy :heart:
POPTART117 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Man when I first played this game as a kid, it gave me nightmares! I just could not get over that creepy laugh of his! 
nightassailantz Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013
Love how you blended Majora's mask and the moon together. such an awesome idea
Yami-Marik93 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
I wish to have that pic as a book mark
KaizokuShojo Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013   Traditional Artist
Exquisite. :)
die-by-my-hand-115 Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
ShujiWakahisaa Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Student General Artist
This is just amazing.... its so breath taking...
pastapiggypiggy Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
dat moon looks derpy......
thispic is so kwl!
G-L9 Featured By Owner May 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awesome :D I really love the fact that you *fused* Majora's Mask with the Moon, making it its eyes.
knightarkness Featured By Owner May 5, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
There are no words to describe just HOW beautiful and awesome this piece art is!
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