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Shipwrecked - Toronbo Shores by LiKovacs Shipwrecked - Toronbo Shores by LiKovacs
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"After a long and fruitful voyage, Link breathed deeply the sea spray from the deck of the ship that carried him home to Hyrule. But his homecoming was not to be. Suddenly a squall struck Links ship, and though he valiantly fought the waves, a lightning bolt reduced the ship to splinters.

Links world faded black as he sank into the darkness of the storm-tossed sea with the remains of his craft."

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening Poster

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Another addition to my poster series.
The first time I wanted to recreate this image was around 1996, but I wanted to paint it instead of creating it in real life.
It is based on this image (before Marin finds him washed up on the shore): bulk.destructoid.com/ul/user/2…

This image is completely real (with the exception of a couple filters and a slight blur to give it a dream like feel). My dad and I created the 'shipwreck' using wooden planks and wooden poles, crates, and barrel. If you look closely the longest plank is burnt. Could this be from the lightning that struck the ship? =)

This picture took about 20 shots to get it right which means lol I had to get in the wet cold sand 3 times and get soaked over and over again until the tide came to a good spot and everything matched up really well. The Seagulls were a bonus!

It sucked because the tide would go higher and higher at each shot, and eventually washed up farther than the set a couple times or it would go too low, it was very random. But it was very worth it, but in the end I was very cold xD. My dad would just lol after he took each set of pics over me getting all washed up by the ocean XD.
Don't worry, the costume is perfectly fine :3
I'm glad I found a location that worked so well for Toronbo Shores. It was so pretty, and perfect!


I absolutely love Link's Awakening. I have more photos from the set.

Throughout the years I've been doing what I can to bring Link and his world of Hyrule to life. All items and locations are real that I scout out myself and set up to make the perfect image as much I could.
I found Koholint Island!


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Model / Costume made by - Me
Photo - Consplayers (my dad)
Legend of Zelda (c) Nintendo
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Shipwrecked - Toronbo Shores by *pikminlink portrays a scene very familiar to most of us in a way that makes it seem dreamy and yet real, filled with the gleaming hope of a new beginning that is waiting for us to unfold it. Just wake up, Link! ( Featured by rydi1689 )
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Voxollous Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
aaw you got soaked XD
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auress Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
i may have commented on this before...but seriously, this is just too awsome!
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RockLou Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
So awsome! :D
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EngieRox Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
This is so awesome!! I haven't played LA yet but I've been dying to (once my brother finds the game and gives it to me). Great job!!
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Dream--scape Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I just finished beating this game for the first time. It was my very first Zelda game, and I found it again recently, and played it all the way through. It is by far my favourite Zelda game, and pictures like this make me smile. The feeling of a dream is definitely accomplished here- good job! :heart:
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NightlessAngel Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
On the bright side at the costumes okay, er right?
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addixii Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012  Student General Artist
oh...fuck... simply amazing
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Tari-Ringeril Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love it! T__T
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Chaosbayne Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2012
Wow. Amazing!
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Skull-the-Kid Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2012
Masterful.
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