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The Wind is Blowing by thelaserhawk The Wind is Blowing by thelaserhawk
Thinking about the HD re-release of this game reminded me that I never posted this picture... not that I really post pictures here anymore. But I guess I slightly do.

This is a picture of one of my favorite battles between Link and Ganon. I don't think I'll ever forget it.

Hey, this is my first Daily Deviation. Thank you to those that made it happen, and thank you to those of you who have stopped by to look at the artwork and to comment.
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Daily Deviation

Given 2013-07-26
The Wind is Blowing by ~thelaserhawk ( Suggested by japankal and Featured by alexandrasalas )
AsClearAsCrystal Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey Reed! Great drawing, as always. Loved this game and especially this scene.
Ramman05 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014
Epic and awesome
dhavid-arts Featured By Owner May 29, 2014  Professional General Artist
I love this game and this is one of the best fanart i never see
Congratulations my friend
GreenHa Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2014
too whimsicle huh?  well FEAR MY WHIMSY!!!!!!!!
AsteraldeTellimor Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014
Thank you for your purchase of your brand new 'Double Sage Deluxe' Master Sword, from We hope you find our products as satisfying as the looks on your opponents' faces when they find themselves suddenly sprouting this wonderful new addition to your arsenal from an indeterminate part of their bodies'. 
1. Draw Master Sword.
2. Engage opponent in 2-5 minutes of ridiculously fast swordplay. Use fairies as necessary.
3. At opportune moment, leap into the air roughly three times higher than the physiology of a Hylian child will allow for, point Master Sword down and apply it directly to opponents skull.
4. Savour the surprised look on his face while trying not to wonder how he is still able to speak or even form a conscious thought with three feet of magically tempered steel sprouting from his skull.

Note: Tower of the Gods Enterprises are not liable to replace or refund your product in the event that opponent mysteriously turns to stone and retrieval of Master Sword becomes impossible. 
shemminator Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014
The east wind is blowing!Sherlock Smile 
NAGA909 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Apply to the forehead
The-Bryce-Is-Right Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is really incredible!
LenLenbell Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Student Digital Artist
ArtySpartyGirl Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
UberMan5000 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Perhaps Zelda's most extraordinary moment, and you make it all the more so. ;)
patathatapon Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013
This part of the game the only thing I can ever think about is this:

Zelda: Hey Link! I'm just gunna shoot you with this super death arrow, you cool with that?
Link: WAIT, WHAT?!?
emummy Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
The colors and the composition on this are so great. I remember this battle so fondly. It made all that sailing around so worth it. The best end fight of the series with the collaboration of Zelda. Good times. I'm reliving it with this picture now. Thanks.
Therania Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013
Amazing! Love the colors and your art style. This conveys the atmosphere of the final battle very well!
TaRtOoN-Man94 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013
Emiko-Fubuki Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I lovee iiiit <33 + Fav' !! 
FromOnettTwoThreed Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2013  Student Digital Artist
This is awesome for a lot of reasons..but yeah you're certainly a fantastic artist.
This is one epic battle all it needs it he music!
heyj64 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013
Ah Wind Waker, it had my favorite depiction of Ganondorf to date. He was deeper than the power-hungry tyrant he's normally shown as.
AGmonsters Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2013   Digital Artist
This is da bomb! So good, I like this so much! #1  
DragonFlame123 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Awesome :D
Kash-Mash-Lash-Flash Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
really cool
HakiSOul Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love Zelda's face XD
This is a pretty awesome picture! Go Wind Waker!
thelinkleonxkennedy2 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013
Awesome artwork, I also noticed the title because its Ganondorf's last words in the game.
Grinwise Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013
Lovely! Nice work! :)
Naoki-de-Robespierre Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013
Love this one :)
It's sad we had to kill him... :'(
StoneHot316 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Amazing. :3
NotBambi Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't think I'll ever forget being like 11 years old and seeing this.  Hell of a way to end an ostensibly E-rated game.
Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013
Beautiful work! Congratulations on the DD!   :iconflowerheartplz:
Blizzmaster Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013
You've almost perfectly captured the style of the game in this. Fantastic!
TaeKwonDoMonk Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
You've made such an exquisite scene! :icongreatjobplz:
ratscout Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013
Oooo~! Beautiful! I love the poses and action here! Lighting and style is wonderful, too! Excellent depiction of my favorite bossfight!
JRN-unknown Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i loved this game and have been missing it. Great work too.

MAR5HMA110W Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Look at Zelda's face going like 0_o
lol!! I love it!
ShinshiaNeko Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013
Wow... this is fantastic. You definitely captured this battle perfectly. Love how you nailed the atmosphere with the blue tones. This is my favorite game of the whole series. ;w;

What a wonderful picture! I love the looks of determination on Link's face, and the worry (?) of Tetra. I love the strength and vibrancy of the colours, it looks as good as the remake will be. This is probably my favourite fight in Zelda, but then I am biased as this is probably my favourite game of the series.

Congratulations on the Daily Deviation!

The rest of your gallery looks beautiful, too.
SilverAruka Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013
Amazing job:D
fargokraft Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:3 this battle was awesome.  oh nostalgia ^_^
Terichu Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nicely drawn! :) You've captured the emotions very well! ^^
SummerStardance Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013
I believe that I've seen this piece floating around Legend of Zelda pages on Facebook for some time now. I'm so happy you're finally getting the recognition you deserve! You have a great sense of the style; not identical to the game but wonderful in it's own way. Wonderful job! I love it! :D
The4thSnake Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013
Pretty badass. I also love Zelda's expression there.
Anahiperez Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013  Student Artist
Love it Love Heart Heart Heart 
Suez-H3 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
:) Fantastic. :D
lightskin Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Student Digital Artist
So simple yet so beautifully amazing.
chirsXblade Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The sheer amount of nostalgia this picture brings me isn't even funny. I love it! The coloring suits the game so much, and the expressions of both Zelda and Link suit their character so much! Amazing job!
BugeishaKyasarin Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh... omg... I thought this was something else at first, but I looked closer and it's WIND WAKER!! I am amazed at how awesome this is! Definitely worthy of being a Daily Deviation.
HayaMika Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Student Filmographer
Congrats on the DD. >w<
HeyImNatalia Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013
Not to get off-topic or anything, but I'm actually really not very excited for the re-release. From what I've heard, the only thing different about the game is the platform and the graphics, which would be absolutely fine if not for the fact that the main change in the animation is the ridding of the cell-shading. I loved the storybook-style animation from the start, and even though people hated the graphics when the game first came out (though I can't fathom why), it seems like everyone's just now warming up to it.
It seems like kind of a sell-out (and a late sell-out, at that) that Nintendo would re-release the game simply to please the cell shading-haters.
Love the picture, by the way!
ShinshiaNeko Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013
That's what I thought too at first, the remake seems unneeded, but they've actually implemented some new features in the game that would make things a lot more convenient, such as an automatic feature for the wind waker, salvage arm and sail when on the boat, and being able to speed up when sailing. I also believe they are adding in what was left unfinished such as the temples that were cut because they were short on time. :) I believe those are going to be the temples that were supposed to be where Jabun lies and originally the darn triforce shard hunt.
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