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Michael Jackson

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"What one wishes is to be touched by truth and to be able to interpret that truth so that one may use what one is feeling and experiencing, be it despair or joy, in a way that will add meaning to one's life and will hopefully touch others as well.

This is art in its highest form. Those moments of enlightenment are what I continue to live for."

Michael J. Jackson © 1988


Pencil, graphite, final editing in photoshop; reference image: link.

Dedicated to his fans; we love you more, Michael.


Edit: Sorry to be annoying; I uploaded a scanned version of this portrait because my scanner caught a bit more of the shading detail than did my camera.

Bigger version to download: (.psd file) link.

Detail of image: link.
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MariaMurphyArt's avatar

Beautifully done! He has a beautiful soul! Love it!

MKArtLover's avatar
Just can't live without his music, the legacy he left will never be forgotten. Miss him Michael Jackson Bow Icon  
EvilFoxx100's avatar
I miss Michael so muchcry 
So beautiful!!!
admhire's avatar
Thank you so much!
preciosasana13's avatar
Kill me!!! I have no words!!
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lindsiplier's avatar
Ugh!! So amazing, the use of lines & shading!!
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IronManRox27's avatar
Gorgeous! He is so handsome.
vanillacokelover's avatar
I love this picture very much! It's so beautiful and perfect!... <3
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Bri-IHeartArt-Mae's avatar
Wow...just...wow. I love this so much <3  it's so detailed and... Gahhh it's perfect!
Pegasister1029's avatar
Whyyyyy did he have to do this to himself? He was so handsome, then he did that shit! And now he's dead.......FML. Big Fool Emoji-30 (Mah feelz hurtz) [V4] 
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Michael will never truly be dead.
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I love this pic!! It's truly amazing :)
nukuu's avatar
AMAZING  I'm a big fan of Michael and can I just say wow
BowlFreak's avatar
i had saved this pic on my computer and didn't know u did this!...superb job on my main man MJ...unfortunately u were capturing a bad period in his life, but great nonetheless!!!
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Thank you, again!
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