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Glorfindel and Balrog by Moumou38 Glorfindel and Balrog by Moumou38
Epic Battle !!!

Finally, I'm done with this one, after 30h of work !! damn it's been such a long time since my last digital illustration (it was the one with Celeborn and the weird sky xD).

I wanted to pay my tribute to this awesome lord : Glorfindel, Lord of the House of the Golden Flower : the Balrog Slayer !
He needed justice because he is one of the best character ever (with Ecthelion !) and when I ask people about Glorfindel, they see the teenager guy they chose for the decipher cards -__-' !!

I read the Fall of Gondolin not a long ago and I was listening to LoTR soundtrack it inspired me very much (Gosh, I'm in love with Howard Shores)

When elves were fleeing after the fall of the city, Glorfindel saved the lives of Tuor, Idril, and all the company when he defied the balrog that following them in the mountain.
They fought long and Glorfindel finally stabbed it in the belly, but when the balrog fell it grabbed his long golden hair, pulling him back down over the edge of the cliff.
He died in the fall, but his body was borne up by Thorondor, the great Eagle, and buried him.

I have to confess that I was not sure to finish this is the 1rst time I draw a Balrog :D now I'm going to adopt it ! its name is Mou !

I'm so busy lately, it is just crazy...moreover, my mom got very badly sick :( so it's very complicated. I need a break...

See you soon !
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Dovahhkiin64 Featured By Owner 3 days ago
Simply awe inspiring see the great hero Glorfindel face the might balrog warrior. Too bad Peter Jackson didn't add him to the LOTR movies.
POOVER Featured By Owner May 19, 2014
Hi there!
I saw this fantarstic art has been used on Lotr Wikia page, thus I added a link to here.
Moumou38 Featured By Owner May 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cool :) thanks very much. I'm glad you liked my picture
POOVER Featured By Owner May 26, 2014
No problem ;)  Your works are really awesome!
chaos-in-compounded Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2013
good work, I like the guy too! If you're gonna go, go like a badass!

Moumou38 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks :p he is the definition of "going out with a bang"
AftermathAdamant Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2013
Wonderful This actually made me love Glorfindel more!
Tsuki222 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013
Beautiful and awesome!!!
Moumou38 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks very much ! it's an awesome character !
smartiepants94 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013
Haven't read that part yet, so when I read Glorfindel, I thought it was the Glorfindel from the Fellowship of the Rings
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