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THE RISE OF ABIMELECH by kevissimo THE RISE OF ABIMELECH by kevissimo
He was the bastard son of Gideon.
He and his thugs murdered his 70 brothers in broad daylight, in public, in a single day.

And how did the people react?
They crowned him king...

Oilgraph on wooden panel - 32"x24"
Created in live performance October 20, 2012
at Theory Labs - Los Angeles
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KlippenKatze Dec 6, 2012
Beautifully done! So dark and gripping. Abimelech's face says so much in its hardness...and that is a frightening crown.
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:iconmarkus43:
it just seemed reasonable at the time
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:iconchazzier:
Very interesting. I will have to look this up in the Bible.
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Patrucca Nov 27, 2012  Professional General Artist
I was beginning to miss your work; you're stuff is very inspiring! :D

-P.A.
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primulatook Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
another very coo and dark rendering...
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primulatook Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
pretty horrific...but he got his in the end...
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FrodoPrime Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
beautiful
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lawrencew Nov 26, 2012  Professional Photographer
Nice work...
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Lothrian Nov 26, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Fantastic piece! :)
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cogwurx Nov 26, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
I love the expressions. They faces say so much in this. Well done!
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