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Lord of the Rings: Nazgul by ThreshTheSky Lord of the Rings: Nazgul by ThreshTheSky
Witch King of Angmar from The Lord of the Rings

PLEASE READ BEFORE YOU COMMENT: YES this is a Nazgul. The Witch-King is the leader of the other eight Ringwraiths, also known as Nazgul, and is thus one of them. And NO, the dragon-like creatures they ride are not what are referred to as Nazgul. Those are described as Fellbeasts. Slow your roll, fellow nerds. I know what I'm talking about.

This fan-art request was won by oda37 from this raffle.

Related:
The Hobbit: Thorin Oakenshield by ThreshTheSky The Hobbit: Bilbo Baggins by ThreshTheSky

The Nazgul and LotR are property of their respective owners. The armor isn't entirely movie-accurate. But hey, I tried.

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:iconpaulhobgood:
PaulHobgood Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2015  New member Student Traditional Artist
Awesome Witch king!!
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks!
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:iconwhisperavia:
WhisperAVIA Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015  New member
Breathtaking in a mighty way!
I have a special place in my heart for the nazguls.
The Witch King looks impressive!

~ WhisperAVIA ~
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! They're certainly one of my favorites. :D
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:iconjournieer:
Journieer Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
these guys haunt my dreams ;-;
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, they're pretty creepy. (Creepy awesome! ;P)
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:iconannabethlovegd:
AnnabethLovegd Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is AMAZING WOWWWWWWW :o
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks!
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:iconvanya-ninque:
Vanya-Ninque Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014
That's beautiful!!
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Glad you think so. Thanks! :)
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:iconstefanogiovannone:
Stefanogiovannone Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2014
oh my god, is fantastic!!! :D
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! :)
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:iconhairysandwich:
Hairysandwich Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Nazgul has always been my favourite LoTR character, THANKYOU!
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
One of my favorites too. :D Thanks!
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:iconunikitty453:
unikitty453 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Student Artist
frickin' AWESOME!Llama Emoji 27 (Awesome) [V2] 
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! :D
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:icondommylive:
dommylive Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Excellent work :)
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!
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:icondommylive:
dommylive Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You are welcome :D
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:iconjadenseptum:
JadenSeptum Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
epic
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks!
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:iconjadenseptum:
JadenSeptum Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you're welcome! xD he was the coolest villain in those films :DD
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GothicGeek111888 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Student Filmographer
Frickkin' badass
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Haha. Thank you :D
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xxThanatosARTxx Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
plain out frickin awesome 
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Haha. Much appreciated. Glad you like it. :)
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:icontheravenart:
TheRavenArt Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Great work, very nice! Clap La la la la 
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you :)
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:icontheravenart:
TheRavenArt Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Llama Emoji-46 (This and That)You're welcome Aww Llama-Emoji-12 (Left and Right) [V1] 
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ItsJustMeBro0 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hello! Tell me, how it's possible, that I'm not your watcher yet? I love most of your works so much and this one is just championship! :D congrats!
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! I'm glad you like my work. The nice comment and watch are much appreciated. :D
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:iconwdr1995:
WDR1995 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Student Writer
Beautifully done!! :D (Big Grin) Truly the best and fiercest of the nine. 
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! :)
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:iconwdr1995:
WDR1995 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Student Writer
You're welcome! Meow :3 
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:iconivillr:
Ivillr Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful!!! (as beautiful as evil can get)

i only have one problem, this is the witch king of angmar... the beast it rides on is called a narzgul. 

How long did this take it is cool!

Catcheddarlatur!!!
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks. In regard to the Witch King vs nazgul issue, please see the description.
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:iconartoftreasure99:
ArtofTreasure99 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So dark and evil yet such fine work!!
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks very much!
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EinoKoskinen Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
That disclaimer XD
I remember when I was first watching LOTR, back then it took me a while to realize that Nazgûl meant the ringwraiths and not their flying mounts :P
And the picture is awesomely done. +fav 
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Haha. It needed to be said. ;P
And thanks!
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:iconandy1701a:
ANDY1701A Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Fantastic!
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks!
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:iconneo-thae:
Neo-Thae Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Simply perfect, nice job Clap 
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!
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:iconneo-thae:
Neo-Thae Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Úman ná ^^
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Pyro13579 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Hobbyist
This is not a nazgul. This is the Wich King of Angmar. But great job on the painting. Very impressive.
 
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You're correct in that this is the Witch King of Angmar (as I call him in the description of this deviation). But he is indeed a Nazgul. He's just the leader of the other eight and thus given the additional [also] correct name.

Thanks :)
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xxAnimelexx Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013  Student Filmographer
FAN-FREAKING-TASTIC! Too much art to look at.. So little time. Dx
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:iconthreshthesky:
ThreshTheSky Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Glad you enjoy it. Thanks :D
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Daramoon Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2013
Cool :)
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