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1.21 Gigawatts? by KrisCynical 1.21 Gigawatts? by KrisCynical
Our first assignment of the semester in Illustration is to do a charicature and a realistic piece of any recognizable public figure, celebrity, etc. You can use the same person for both, or a different person for each. We're also allowed to portray an actor in a role he or she has done in a movie.

So here in all my geekish glory is a charicature of Doc from Back to the Future. I have NEVER successfully done charicature before and I still don't think I'm that good at it, but I hope you can at least tell who he is. I'm playing with ideas for putting the clock tower and/or a bolt of lightning in the background, and perhaps have hands holding the two ends of the plug he put together in the first movie just as the lightning struck the tower in the finished version. And that thing on his temple is the bandage from where he fell off the toilet while trying to hang a clock and hit his head on the sink, making him think of the Flux Capacitor.

I told you this was in geekish glory.
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Hikaru9 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So awesome! I'm glad i'm not the only one who knows just about every detail of that movie! lol!
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IanMeta Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
Hahaha, awesome.
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SMH-REDELK Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2006
I love Doc Brown. You did a wonderful job of illustrating him. =D
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MagicalMelonBall Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
All I can really say is:

<3
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Naoru Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2006  Professional Traditional Artist
ha! Thats very good! I recognised who it was right away, and Ive only seen the BTTF trilogy a few times :)
Lovely job, you picked out the key features very nicely ^_^
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animehorseluver Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2006
LOL, it really does look like the Doc! *cackle* You're an amazing artist! =D
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ElvenRoyalty Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2006  Student Digital Artist
This is very cool! I recognized him easlily! So awesome! :D
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Narmowens-Axe Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2006
Aw, he's cute! I love Doc! :love:
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InuyashaLizzie Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2006
I totally knew this was Doc from the first glance I took at it. =D Great job, he looks fantastic.
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EternalMetsuki Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2006
When I saw the title I knew exactly who it was. It looks really awesome, great job!
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Akire85 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2006
It's DOC! I actually have a shirt with his pic on it and his hair's sticking up everywhere, and it says 1.21 Gigawatts! :lmao:

This picture is great, don't sell yourself short! Geeky as geeky can get! :w00t:
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Inus-Kitsumi Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2006
Back to the Future was truely the best comedy triology during the 80's. I love the third one the most though.
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Lokotei Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah! Geekish glory, indeed! I just love it! ^_^ You did a fabulous job (much better than I could do)!
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darthdot Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2006
hm, my favourite character from those movies. i kind of like the idea of having a lightning bolt come out from behind him. i think you did a great job on the charicature, i could tell who it was.
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Snitter Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2006  Professional Writer
Oooooh my....best character ever!!!! :hug: I love it!!!! Great Scott!
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Fayestardust Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I can see who this is and I love the picture. About the charicature bit, t's not quite a charicature yet, not that I can draw charicature, I've never actually tried yet. I would say his strong points are his blulging eyes, his crazy hair, and ofcourse the stitches/bandaids. I would draw those eyes even more bulgin'.... and perhaps make his hair stick up a bit more in odd directions.... Hope I'm useful...

Great picture :+fav:
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insectikette Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2006
Haha! It does look like him! BTTF rocks! :XD:
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LadyMac Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2006
:lmao: I want to frikkin BE him. Wow.
PHYSICS AHOY!! :ahoy:
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SarahRiddle Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2006
The hair gives him away. HAHAHA!
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EntityBlithe Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2006
Freakin AWESOME!!

I love BTTF!! I actually saw it two nights ago! Love it!

good job!
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