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FF9- Alone by Saimain FF9- Alone by Saimain
Poor Zidane and Kuja... I wasn't going to color this sketch, but I was in the mood to try more colored pencils, so... :)

Last in the sequence of 4 pics based on the ending of Final Fantasy IX. The other three are here:
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:iconshizonek:
shizonek Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You visualized loneliness and sadness so well... really amazing.
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LadyUnderwood Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013
Zidane must have felt like the loneliest person in the world here :( Your work with colored pencils is incredible, though. :clap:
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AwkwardPenguinGirl Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I FINALLY beat this game the other night. STILL CRYING. THIS IS PERFECT
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SummerEvening Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013
you're coloring is amazing
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Kleiner-Schmetterlin Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hey, the drawing is very good =D! and the colouring too ^w^! The proportions and the perspective is very well done to you. It's great =)!

greetings: Kleiner-Schmetterlin ^.~
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NekoZidaneTribal Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012
Zidane!........Zidane!.......oh I wanna hug him so badly!!
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:iconisar-anon:
Isar-Anon Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Beautiful sketch....so sad....:(
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Dark1577-7 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011  Student General Artist
T^T So sad.........
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:iconkillerkishi:
KillerKishi Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Student General Artist
Closest relative. Biggest rival. Protagonist. Missed Best friend.
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Kadaj-LeoPard Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
so sad and beautiful!
and a really nice coloring!
thanks! ;)
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:icontillefa:
Tillefa Featured By Owner May 24, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing. The colouring is fantastic =)
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NightshadeULF Featured By Owner May 10, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
*sniffs* This is so depressing TwT
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phoenix-of-fire Featured By Owner May 7, 2011
The things you are able to do with simple coloured pencils...it's truly breathtaking.
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songstressoflight Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2011
;^;
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chibinekokuja Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2011
Awwwww! Poor Zidane!
*LOL dead Kuja in bg!*
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:iconmissreno2012:
MissReno2012 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
AWESOMEFACE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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GrayFoxNinja Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010
Hah wow this is amazing! I like how you gave Zidane a slightly more mature look :D
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:iconningyohime07:
ningyohime07 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
how did you show a thumbnail there ?
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:iconyamina-chan:
yamina-chan Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
A sweet and yet really sad drawing. Wonderfull work.
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IbugZ Featured By Owner May 31, 2010
coooolll.Wow
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SephycatedEveryNight Featured By Owner May 5, 2010
AWWWWwwww. I think I just got spoiled. :tears: does Kuja die and if so...what happens? Someone tell me cause I can tell you now, I won't be playing FFIX for like YEARS.
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Saimain Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2010  Professional General Artist
The game never really says whether or not Kuja actually died...the ending leaves it up to speculation.
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x-Zidane-Tribal-x Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2010
It was a strange feeling... losing someone who had inflicted so much pain upon everyone... and yet being able to understand him, knowing that you might have been in his shoes, too...

I couldn't let him die thinking that he was alone.

I just couldn't.
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FriendsWithSpiders Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is absolutely stunning. I love your colored pencil work on this. :3
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Lost-Angel27 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2010
This is beautiful. I didn't want to kill him...
Pardon while I go cry again...
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:iconmerween:
Merween Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, so... I love it.
Poor Kuja.
Poor Zidane.

So sad. :'(
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FaithStarLight Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So much emotion in this picture :( Very sad. I love your colouring though, it's brilliant ;)

I'm playing IX right now :D One of my favourite games ever :aww:
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Riku1988 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2010
This pic is so great X3
I love it
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seishoujo Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
Oh... this scene...
It's always make me want to cry...
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seishoujo Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
This is colored with color pencil?!!
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Sephi-chan Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2009
Lovely sketch and beautiful colouring... with coloured pencils! Amazing!
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1000Dreams Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Very, very nice! I love the topic of this scene, so sad because I realy like Kuja.
The linework and the coloration are gorgeous.
You're very good with colored pencils.
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hikaru70 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2009
awesome pic, I love the colors =)
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LizoLB Featured By Owner May 19, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OMG..... OMG.... OMFG...
you are awsome. realy NICE ART!!!! o.0
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naruxhina16 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2009
Does Kuja actually die? :(

and why does Zidane disappear for so long after leaving Garnet and the others the rescue him?

Good picture by the way, you should draw more coloured pictures :)
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TyrantZodiarche Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2009
You captured the moment perfectly. Love it, well done!
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Nights-Song Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2009
This inspires me so much to get better at using colored pencils! Many people just color with computers, but I love that you colored this with pencils. very impressive!!!
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sigara-son-kun Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
i like this version even better than the CGed one. the characters look even better and the softness of the colored pencil gives it a very different feel. i liked in the other picture the interaction between the two characters and i like that in this picture as well, even though zidane is pulling himself away he is still thinking about kuja and moving very slowly and forcing himself to leave and kuja still looks very calm and serene in the sunlight....sry love this game far too much and i really like thi s pic lol the detailing is very impressive
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akemi-Luo Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2008
I loved how sad the ending to this game was, I'm glad you made it even sadder, somehow! You are good at using pencils ^___^
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InnocentFreespirit Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Really nice coloring job. The thing i like most about this picture is that there are no faces. Even though i love both characters, the fact that their faces are hidden shows a strong emotion.
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xChancex Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2008  Hobbyist Writer
So depressing. D: But the picture is also beautiful. ^_^ I haven't played very much of FFIX but the ending seems so sad.
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Imperfect-Chaos Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2008
I love how Kuja is painted as a "hero" of the story in the end. XD
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Dagger-Aran-13 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2008
Aww poor Zidane T.T *huggles him* I love the part right before this when he is running from the lifa tree's roots
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She-Walks-Into-Doors Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
sweet! I really want to get good at colour pencils...still, just practice I guess? =) Awesome stuff!
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jeffica Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2008
this is actually the amazingist thing ever!!!!
i cant believe you did this in colour pencils!!!
i envy you!!!
*drools at amazing artwork*
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envyish Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2008
this is gorgeous fantastic work
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bella-the-wolf Featured By Owner May 7, 2008  Hobbyist Artist
I think it was sad when he died
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AnnaKirsten Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2008   General Artist
This is to let you know that this beautiful image is being featured in a new News Article [link]
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FalanyelRhofal Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2008
it looks so great! ><
i like your pictures to FF9 i love this game! :) more! xDDD
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AnnaKirsten Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2007   General Artist
Totally fabulous work - if you get time, I'd love to know what coloured pencils you used for this..
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