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Phew! yesterday and today was a very long travel walking into the desert in a pilgrimage celebration on my land :)...10 hours walking in mountains, cliffs, rivers, valleys with no road, just walking forward. fun trip :) glad to be in home again!

An old pic done a time ago, King arthur :) I had some pics related to arthurian myths, gonna upload soon more :)


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King Arthur was a legendary British leader of the late fifth and early sixth centuries, who, according to Medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the early sixth century. The details of Arthur's story are mainly composed of folklore and literary. The sparse historical background of Arthur is gleaned from various sources, including the Annales Cambriae, the Historia Brittonum, and the writings of Gildas. Arthur's name also occurs in early poetic sources such as Y Gododdin.

The legendary Arthur developed as a figure of international interest largely through the popularity of Geoffrey of Monmouth's fanciful and imaginative 12th-century Historia Regum Britanniae (History of the Kings of Britain). Some Welsh and Breton tales and poems relating the story of Arthur date from earlier than this work; in these works, Arthur appears either as a great warrior defending Britain from human and supernatural enemies or as a magical figure of folklore, sometimes associated with the Welsh Otherworld, Annwn. How much of Geoffrey's Historia (completed in 1138) was adapted from such earlier sources, rather than invented by Geoffrey himself, is unknown.

Although the themes, events and characters of the Arthurian legend varied widely from text to text, and there is no one canonical version, Geoffrey's version of events often served as the starting point for later stories. Geoffrey depicted Arthur as a king of Britain who defeated the Saxons and established an empire over Britain, Ireland, Iceland, Norway and Gaul. Many elements and incidents that are now an integral part of the Arthurian story appear in Geoffrey's Historia, including Arthur's father Uther Pendragon, the wizard Merlin, Arthur's wife Guinevere, the sword Excalibur, Arthur's birth at Tintagel, his final battle against Mordred at Camlann and final rest in Avalon. The 12th-century French writer Chrétien de Troyes, who added Lancelot and the Holy Grail to the story, began the genre of Arthurian romance that became a significant strand of medieval literature. In these French stories, the narrative focus often shifts from King Arthur himself to other characters, such as various Knights of the Round Table. Arthurian literature thrived during the Middle Ages but waned in the centuries that followed until it experienced a major resurgence in the 19th century.
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spiderxand Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014
Are you going to draw one of his lady?

And no. I don't mean Gwenivere. His LADY. As in his lady of the lake.
Quiroztorm Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014
Amo el mito Artúrico. ¡Como siempre, Genzo, magnífico tu trabajo!
DraconianKing Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014
I've seen this today as the cover image of a children's book "European Mythology" while I was volunteering for an elementary class. One look and I instinctively recognized your work.
thundertwinkies Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
Arthur Sword In The Stone Animated 
Saulfiah Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013
hahaha nothing like artorigus in yugioh but really nice xD
fuffettosa Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013
Hi! I'm Mara, an Italian girl. I realized a board game about medieval history of my city but I need someone to draw me on board and figures of the cards. Are you interested? Send me a private message for more informations. Thanks :)
Zombielox Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013
Just seen this for the first time, great job!  Reminds me a little of King Randor (MOTU).  ^^b
Vansquell-Shinomori Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012
Groovechamp-Slappy Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Heh, his pose totally reminded me of the SNES game Knights of the Round ^^.
gabiarte Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012
mi mero gayo este es mi favorito de los tuyos genzo n_n tu si ke eres el sensei
Villaman89 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2012
Fantástico!! Ojalá podamos ver después el diseño usado para la edición Inmortales (también otro gran trabajo suyo)
EmiyaForjadeHierro Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012
Epic King. No hay nadie que supere a Arthur Pendragon.
Airkey Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ah~ He's so cool!

Great work! :D
justanotherlurker Featured By Owner May 9, 2012
great job, quite a dominating image.

(to me however, artie is a blonde girl; this looks more like king randor)
lilbegone Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012
myth books used your art on one of their covers O_O your awesome by the way
Jamesaragonastudios Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012  Student Digital Artist
how long does it usually take you to complete a piece?
bdakgmok Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2012
will you do merlin
tincel3 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012
great..can't wait to see the new drawings
WOLFBEN Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012
I hope you make beowulf draw too....
Nall608 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012
This is bad ass looking.
BlackHeart-Lover013 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2012  Student Photographer
the legend of king arthur is amaizing

i like your rendition of him =)
miles2099 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012
Forcedlactationlover Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Interesting. Your account of the historical King Arthur is essentially pretty accurate. So why portray him in mediaeval armour instead of the more probable sub-Roman armor he likely wore if and when he existed? (My own belief, based on reading roughly contemporary documents, is that he did. Something/someone slowed the Saxons in the early to mid 500's.)
BrandonM-Art Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013
He's not aiming for realism or believability, he's adding his own style to a well-known myth.
Forcedlactationlover Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Part of my idea was that I'm not sure that it IS a myth. However, your point is well taken.
GokuMartin Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2012
Silash Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa Este rey arturo ta la raja :D ..... yo me acuerdo q tenia la carta rey arturo en un dibujo echo por mauricio herrera creo y taba re penca .. aunque igual salvaba......este ta como entero anime y la raja :D .........
Egg-Zilla Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2011
That's mah boi!
twincastX Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2011
Fantastic work and details for this classic character. Iremember they did a cartoon series of arthur in the early 90's.
DragonKnight92 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2011
Nice work man, I like your design of Excalibur!
ChaoticUmbra Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Wait, where are the coconuts?

Just kidding. I love your portrayal of him. Regal and heroic, just the way a king should look.
Celestic-Muse Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2011   Digital Artist
Nice how you depicted King Arthur. -applauds-
OmniKnight986 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2011
lol the camelot song
charizardrojo Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2011
Great work... wait no... AWESOME WORK!
P.S. When I see him the "Carlos V" chocolate mascot comes to my mind... and that is... Delicius?... ...
ChiibiCyndaquil Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2011
mah boi
Seindorf Featured By Owner May 27, 2011
Gracias por estas imágenes. Son una inspiración constante para seguir creyendo.
AHumanNamedJericho Featured By Owner May 3, 2011
When it comes to being king, it doesn't get much better than being King Arthur. You sir, Genzoman, have done a find job. :woot:
egomaster666 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
A mi se me afigura como el Carlos V
MasterMitosi Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
:worship: Hail, Arthur Pendragon, the Once and Future King! :worship: Nice work!
Tenshinaki Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2011
That looks really cool
raiodeouro7 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2011
very cool
iafaS Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2011
now you just need to do one of Merlin XD. I'm surprised you haven't
Granrevelion Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2011
"Be King is little when you want to conquer the world"

Great work!!!

terin-kail Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2011
I would follow him to the ends of the EARTH! This is quite honestly the best depiction of how i imagined King Arthur when i first started reading about the Knights of the Round Table. You have don an amazing job.
ReXspec Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011  Student Writer
King Arthur--holder of Excalibur. Again, an excellent piece!
shitaka Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You have an amazing talent. Keep it up and never give it up for nothing. ;)
Peyoot Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011
My Lord !
boot-cheese-3000 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2011
nice king author. this gonna be a series? if so who's next? king james? king phillip? king david? king solomon? king kong? king vitamin?:laughing:
XiaoDiamaoh Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2010
HOLY DAMN! He's Huge!
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