Finally done with this one. The idea came to me after I decided I was going to watch the entire LOTR trilogy all over again which, incidentally, I finished today. I'm pretty happy with how it turned out, especially since I had to study the balrog's skin closely to figure out exactly how I should approach making it. It's sort of my own interpretation I guess you could say. The tail is not actually a tail by the way; it's the balrog's whip.
Inspiration:The balrog from LOTR and Arrsistable's Fire Lord Time taken: about 20 hours. Made with:Adobe Photoshop CS3 and Wacom Intuos3 Layers:113
Credits horse legs - x horse body - x horns - x fire 1 - x fire 2 - x fire 3 - x fire 4 - x fire 5 - x fire 6 - x fire 7 - x fire 8 - x fire 9 - x fire 10 - x fire 11 - x fire 12 - x embers - x
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