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Bast, from the Kingkiller Chronicle. (by Patrick Rothfuss)
Again, hard getting what I have in my head on paper, but yeah. >-<;

Hopefully I will have time to draw more of the characters, or maybe a full blown fanart piece in the future. At the moment it is my favourite book series. ♥

pencil, inkpen, Photoshop.

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Kyoeichi Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
This is exactly how I imagined him!
AlizesArt Featured By Owner Edited Dec 3, 2015
I always pictured him as looking a bit older, but I'm just being nitpicky. These are really really good! That's the best fanart of Bast that I've seen!
kurokikki Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wonderful character sheet!
TroutMaskBen Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014
If you think you could do the series as a manga, you should definitly go for it, you're nailed the characters.
You should even consider contacting the writer.
Zombiesmile Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Professional
haha, I think contacting the writer would be the place to start before even considering it.
sadly, I have bills to pay and probably can't do this unless paid or if I magically got more free time. but yeah... maybe the occasional fanart will have to do for now.
video-boy-mal Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2015
If you want to try to get some money for it, you could try setting up a kickstarter, I for one would love to help pay for some startup money for it as a manga, and I'm sure you can get enough support if you know where to advertise.

But that's assuming you can even get permission to do such a thing from the writer, some are okay with stuff like that (Such as Kenneth Cambridge and Lemony Snicket) and some... are not happy ay all with it. (Such as Garth Nix and Bill Waterson)

But if you get permission and some startup money, I'd even buy it volume by volume for retail price.
TroutMaskBen Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014
absolutely you'd have to get paid!! Hey who knows, maybe Rothfuss would be down, he is a cool dude. I just feel like making a manga could really nail the dynamism and the emotion of the characters, especially your style.
Master-sweez Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Y'know Ive had this in my favorites for years and by chance i actually picked up the name of the wind and finished it yesterday. pretty cool
Zombiesmile Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Professional
ohh, nice! :'D
candypink22 Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013
UR BAAAAAAAAST ~~GGDD~GFR So good-looking! And u've really got the Bast "feeling" in ur drawing, he is so... Bast! <333 Help me i'm in love <3
Dinha-Weasley Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2013
Oh my god this is really perfect! I had never found a fanart of Bast that looked so much like I had imagined him omg i rly love it!
Salvaa Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013


KYAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA! Haven't expected to find THIS, HERE! I love you. I cannot express it any other way, I simply love you. 
ParadiseDiamond Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love your versions of the characters!! :D
Nachtkriegerin Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013   General Artist
Oh thats awesome, I love Bast <3
Nootsky Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2013
I love looks of this character ! (Sorry for my bad english) ^^"
warewolfs Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I absolutely love Bast!!!
Great work!!
Enide-Kant Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love Bast!! he is so lovely! :heart:
Icewingmoontigress Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hisachi Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013
Bast <3 Que perfeito, adorei
Gu1lh3rm3-Kun Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I Can't express how incredible is this art!
Time-King Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
OMG! Bast looks very adorabe in your style! <3
Beside Kvothe himself he's my absolute favourite from the the Kingkiller Chronicle.
I love his pouty face... that's how he'd look. xD
And the sketch in the bottom middle... look both somewhat threatening and somewht seductive... but maybe it's just me thinking that.
Anyway, great work. Love that style of yours. <3
FiglioDeLeOmbre Featured By Owner May 6, 2013
Wow... The Dude looks like me... in a sense.
FerretLover805 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013   Traditional Artist
The best depiction of Bast I've ever seen! Perfect! :D
Zombiesmile Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Professional
thank you. c:
SirFerrick Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Now this is basically what i am going to see of him when i read these books. those piercing blue eyes.
Zombiesmile Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013  Professional
I hope that's a good thing! XD though I think the descriptions in these books are fairly vague,so there's plenty room to imagine other looks! * _*
SirFerrick Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Well, some people seem to prefer to keep such descriptions vague and open to interpretation, but i like having a solid image of what they look like. So its a good thing.
euphoricweaver Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013
Sick, this is amazing! Bast looks so cool, good job. :D I know what you mean about hard to get it right from your head though lol. Good one though!
cake-n-ruum Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013
I'm easily obsessed with this character
NachoMon Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
Really nice expressions!
Izaquesss Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013
Nice one, a big hero
Dragonsoul95 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
AWESOME!!!! <3
MasterTraitor Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013
EXACTLY how I see Bast. Great job. :)
darkair Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013
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Wow you read them? There are so little fanart and i only know 1 person outside my family who's read them >: [
Zombiesmile Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013  Professional
yeah, it's true there's not much fanart out there.
I have to admit I am not someone who draws fanart often, but the lack of art around this series is a bit sad. might draw more when I find the time...
darkair Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013
I recently checked again, there are a lot more Kvothe art than there were from about a year ago (back then there was literally 1 fanart piece), but I'd love to see Auri, or Puppet!
KamikoKittyCat Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013
Oh my gosh apiijdfcnmksaidomgomgmogm oiwhpoiudhnw yes
I gave a copy of the first book to my teacher for Christmas, I'm hoping she'll like it xD It was late so I haven't gotten a reply from her yet ouo
ryruko Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Fantastic work!
Zombiesmile Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Professional
ryruko Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
You are very welcome! :happybounce:
PedestrianPanda Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Reminds me of Logan Lerman ^ - ^
SoulRhapsody Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013
I'm just falling so in love with how you picture this guys *A*
But wasn't his skin a little darker? Or I'm just being insane? Sorry, I have an awful memory ^^;
ANYWAYS! Amazing work! :D
pxnditha-qimica Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013
i am so, so so so so so so so so (repeat a million times) in love with your bast. really, he looks awesome.
Cokisz Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Student General Artist
i like the hair!!!! and the faces he makes :)
MissPaperJoker Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Some of my favorite adventure books... I love Bast, hes such an eerie and hard to pin down Character! This is a great design! The more demonic form is scary!
Will you do Felurian maybe? *__*
silly-redpanda Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:D bast is so cheeky
Yagamiseven Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012
This is really good
pseudoEternity Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm still in love with you drawing the Kingkiller-characters :D
AngelicAdonis Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great looking character!
Anardriehl Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012
I'm a big fan of this series, please draw more characters =D
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