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New Concept Art including Dumbledore's Funeral for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

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Posted by: sue
October 01, 2009, 12:42 PM

Artist Adam Brockbank has updated his website again with some truly stunning concept art he did for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Most notable and perhaps most moving, is this lovely and sad piece depicting the funeral for the late great Professor Albus Dumbledore. Fans will recall of course, this scene was not in the film alas.  Other work of note include this sketch of Argus Filch, secrecy sensor in hand as well as the Gnome atop the Christmas Tree at the Burrow and  the stuffed armchair o' Slughorn. Most striking (caution to parents of younger children!) are these of the Inferi one and two, and the cave scene, with the rest available here.

Thanks much to Christian from Harry Potter Xperts de for the heads up!

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113 Comments

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20305 Points

All these pictures really convay the feeling of the scenes! There’re either hilarious, chilling, or depresing. Really wonderful artwork.

Posted by friendofblob on October 05, 2009, 12:52 PM report to moderator
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Sue, that’s some great art! I keep thinking the HBP film could have been so much better if it had stayed a little closer to the book, and included some of the great scenes that were cut out. Loved it – But would have loved it more with some of the missing scenes.

Posted by TheOldHeadmaster on October 05, 2009, 02:53 PM report to moderator
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3153 Points

Those are amazing!

Posted by Leeann on October 05, 2009, 11:40 PM report to moderator
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Wow! Those inferi are the stuff of nightmares! What a talented artist!

Posted by PhoenixFlight [ITC!] on October 06, 2009, 10:08 AM report to moderator
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8316 Points

Beautiful pictures,really….loved them all ! :-D

Posted by forgetmenot_007 on October 14, 2009, 06:00 PM report to moderator
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6552 Points

I hope that the funeral scene is in DH, but they art is wonderful.

Posted by Figment on October 16, 2009, 01:45 AM report to moderator
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The artwork of the funeral reminds me of the artwork from lord of the rings. There is a painting which shows the funeral of aragorn. It’s very much the same and it also let you feel the sadness of the loss of a great man.

Posted by Lucian Granger on February 01, 2010, 05:57 PM report to moderator
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I love that! They should have scenes like that in the movie! This is like the book scenes! =]

Posted by . on May 07, 2011, 12:47 AM report to moderator
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