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EDIT: Updated version. Added a little bit more sharpness to the feathers and detailed the head a little bit, but also preserved the original aspect of the image. This was done because i entered it for approval in expose 8

Hope you still like it


Hello again, no time no see. I've been busy but here's one for you awesome people. I tried to imagine the well-known Phoenix bird in my own way, so i drawn this swan-like creature with a long tail and huge wings. Phoenix is also known as the Firebird but I think it's because of the beautiful colors it has.. and actually not because its made of fire.

So.. between reality and fantasy, i guess this is the way Phoenix looks like.

Aniways.. it took long hours.. sketch was drawn on A4 paper then painted over in Photoshop CS2.

Cheers people..glad to see you again


Thank you all for the kind words. I am completely bound with this piece of work and I am really glad it's gotten so much appreciation.

You guys made it possible, so I will upload a PRINT version as a gift for more than 1K faves on it.

Happy birthday DeviantART, I dedicate my phoenix to you.
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Given 2009-08-07
Phoenix by ~Anarki3000 is just so great with wonderful imagination about a new character, wonderful texture and it's shining ( Suggested by Hellobaby and Featured by archanN )
BlueberryInk Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love this
ExecutorFLS Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
sends of GOD
AgnessAngel Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013
This is awesome!!!
OneWingedAngeal Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013
thats pretty fucken sick you have talent as a digital artist.
flamegrell Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012
so pretty
omarsa Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
YourFlutterShyness Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I love this picture. Mostly because you took a new turn with the idea of the Phoenix. Usually, the Phoenix is fiery, because it turns into flames and is reborn. Though, in this picture, you have made it have a more mystical, and icy cold feel to it. If I saw this, it would fill me with hope but also send chills up my spine. I like that.
Castyo Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2012
hi can i use this great Image for my first tattoo? :)
request-commission Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Hello! I am wondering if I can use this in a video I'm making? The video is going to be about angels, warriors, angel warriors, mages, witches, girls/boys with guns and/or swords and more. So, it's mostly going to be about fantasy and sci-fi stuff. I will make sure you are added to the credits list for your art at the end of the video and that you get a link to the video with your art in it. The songs that will be on the video is:

We Are Who We Are- By: Kesha
Blow Me Away- By: Breaking Benjamin
Naturally- By: Selena Gomez
Bet On It- By: Zac Efron (High School Musical 2)
I'm Alive- By: Celine Dion
Moves Like Jagger- By: Maroon 5 Feat. Christina Aguilera
Disgusting- By: Kesha
and more

WARNING: There might be 2-3 parts.

So, may I use this piece of art in my video?
BellxSong Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012
Oh. My gawds. I... wow. Just wow. Thats all I can think to say. ... Wow.
duke247214 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Hobbyist
really like this phoenix.. it feels like i wanna have a tattoo and make this painful for the tattoo artist :D...

i wish to have this on my arm...
Anarki3000 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
thanks. I also want to tattoo this in the future. it's my most important work.
duke247214 Featured By Owner May 20, 2012  Hobbyist
because it really is a good one!
seraphima285 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow this is the mega fantastic :la:
Abbx901 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Descriptive and potent. Amazing.
tildesk Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Titantron Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012
You're really talented, man.
kartiksharma Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2012  Student General Artist
Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2012
Amazing artwork!
Marikobard Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
nice job with feathers!:heart:
mishgaan Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012  Student General Artist
mishgaan Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012  Student General Artist
man i have cs4 and i suck!
FunRi Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2011  Student Digital Artist
wonderful work *____________*
317758415 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Leeloochan Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2011
This is gorg !!!
ebilartista Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Not sure if you already know this, but this artwork was one of many that were stolen by the site The site itself is taken down but your image can be seen in this screenshot: [link]

I suggest adding your proof to the ever growing list being put together by `alexiuss : [link] who is trying to put together a class action lawsuit against the site. I would also go check the images for any others of yours, just in case. (more info is also on that journal)
Anarki3000 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
hhaha thx. yea i know that alexiuss's art is the most stolen ever on deviantart. i support him.
ebilartista Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
aight cool thanks for helping out! :D
Bubblez03 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2011
This is just, simply stunning. I have no other words to describe this.
atlantisaac Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2011
this is amazing!!!!!!!
Thorndove Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2011
This is so beautiful! =D

The colours...the's all so awesome! 8D
Capricorn93 Featured By Owner May 27, 2011  Student General Artist
this is so beautiful *__* :+fav:

i'm gonna check rest of your gallery, too
newhappy1225 Featured By Owner May 19, 2011
If you love your mum send this to 20 people, one girl ignored this and her mum died 365 days later. Sorry i can't ignore
cintimon026 Featured By Owner May 16, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
llama-rama Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so beautiful.
Dagorath Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2011  Professional Interface Designer
XuanZero Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2011
Love the flow and the slight abstractness of it - a very intresting view on the phoenix too, lol.
joepessanha Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Great colouring, movement, and details!!!! Nice work!! ;D
Moondog72 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2010
elegance incarnate! luv it!
jackalmoth Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2010
This is Exceptionally Well-Done! :D :D :D
SeptemberDawn Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2010
FOARTE frumos.
Kaiigan Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Simply awesome... <3
CharKerani Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2010
This photo is AMAZING. I used it on my blog page (with credit of course) because my blog is titled From The Ashes and I wanted to go along with the phoenix thing.

Take a look if you'd like! And keep up the artwork!

GoldenCheetah Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2010   General Artist
It's so beautiful! :heart:
Mukiya Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2010  Student General Artist
:O wow! i bet the time and effort it took to make this was worth it!
Anarki3000 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
actually i did it pretty fast :) thank you
Mukiya Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2010  Student General Artist
you make me feel baaaad :O
Wyngana Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2010  Student General Artist
Beautiful, the colours are just amazing :heart:
reginadiedraghi Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2010
hello there :iconhellothereplz:

you've been featured here [link]

Please :+favlove: the news article if you don't mind :)
Celinax Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2010
cool you should really make it more white ;)
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