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Michael Jackson - INVINCIBLE by BenHeine Michael Jackson - INVINCIBLE by BenHeine
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Digital work I made as a tribute to Michael.
I'm going to miss the king very much, RIP!
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For more information about my artwork: info@benheine.com
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Please, don't miss my 3 other MJ portraits:




We Had Him

By Maya Angelou (*)

Beloveds, now we know that we know nothing, now that our bright and shining star can slip away from our fingertips like a puff of summer wind.

Without notice, our dear love can escape our doting embrace. Sing our songs among the stars and walk our dances across the face of the moon.

In the instant that Michael is gone, we know nothing. No clocks can tell time. No oceans can rush our tides with the abrupt absence of our treasure.

Though we are many, each of us is achingly alone, piercingly alone.

Only when we confess our confusion can we remember that he was a gift to us and we did have him.

He came to us from the creator, trailing creativity in abundance.

Despite the anguish, his life was sheathed in mother love, family love, and survived and did more than that.

He thrived with passion and compassion, humor and style. We had him whether we know who he was or did not know, he was ours and we were his.

We had him, beautiful, delighting our eyes.

His hat, aslant over his brow, and took a pose on his toes for all of us.

And we laughed and stomped our feet for him.

We were enchanted with his passion because he held nothing. He gave us all he had been given.

Today in Tokyo, beneath the Eiffel Tower, in Ghana's Black Star Square.

In Johannesburg and Pittsburgh, in Birmingham, Alabama, and Birmingham, England

We are missing Michael.

But we do know we had him, and we are the world.



(*) Dr. Maya Angelou is an American poet born in 1928. She is known as one of the great voices of contemporary literature. As a poet, educator, historian, best-selling author, actress, playwright, civil-rights activist, producer and director, she continues to travel the world, spreading her wisdom. Within the rhythm of her poetry and elegance of her prose lies Angelou's power to help readers of every orientation span the lines of race.

The above poem was written by Maya Angelou for Michael Jackson's public memorial at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. It was read by Queen Latifah, one of the many celebrities that paid tribute to the King of Pop.

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The poem appeared on www.mtv.com
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:iconstaceyjulalexandria:
StaceyJulAlexandria Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
Moonwalk


literally
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:icongibbs615:
gibbs615 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2017
I MISS HIM SO MUCH!!!Waaaah!He should NOT even be DEAD right now!Facepalm  
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:iconmichaeljacksonone:
MichaelJacksonONE Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
MJ is ALIVE beLIEve MJ never died
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:iconmadjackreed:
MadjackReed Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2013
Love the pic but just FYI for future reference the middle finger doesn't have tape just the first, ring and pinky fingers were ever taped on the right hand...just noticed that they were all taped. But Awesome artwork all the way ;)
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:iconspreysinho:
Spreysinho Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
niiiiiice!
to my favorites... XD
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:icondanlos:
DanloS Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Good work:)
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:iconxmjjmoonwalker:
xMJJMoonwalker Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow
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:icontianakoopa1:
TianaKoopa1 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is good.
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:icondark-beam:
dark-beam Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2012  Student Artist
Fantastic artwork
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:iconslickbomb:
Slickbomb Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2011
ALL AWSOME
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:iconedwardelricftw:
EdwardElricFTW Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
*faves*
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:iconwe-love-mj:
We-Love-MJ Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2011
Oh this is neat! :)
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xXMJ-RULZXx Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2011
aaaahhhhhhhh
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:iconevax1330:
evax1330 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
RIP.. <'3
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:iconscottluvsjenna:
scottluvsjenna Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011  Student General Artist
I miss Mj......... I love it! :#1:
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:iconhylyn:
Hylyn Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Omg, yur work is soooo amazing..!!!
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:iconanimecrazyjunky:
animecrazyjunky Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2010
all hail the king of pop
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:iconqasembarzegar:
QasemBarzegar Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2010
I'm going to miss the king too. god bless him.
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:iconlaughincrazy:
laughincrazy Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2010
all the MJ pictures are AMAZING!! JUST BEAUTIFUL!!
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:icondennys82:
Dennys82 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2010  Professional General Artist
The real moonwalker it's him. Absolutely him.
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:iconaverant:
Averant Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow.. An absolutely incredible piece!
Makes my tribute look lousy! [link]
But that's okay. To each their own and
yours is absolutely awesome. Insta-Fave.
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SmoovArt Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2010
I'm still committed to this project. Here's a trailer for the Moonwalk Through Art video, I've been working on [link]
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:iconbenheine:
BenHeine Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2010  Professional General Artist
fantastic! well done!
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:iconsmoovart:
SmoovArt Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2010
I found this artwork posted in a forum. I commented to te poster:I hope you were courteous enough to ask BenHeine if it's ok to use his artwork. Their response was; yes i got the permission u half assed douche.I'm guessing they didn't appreciate being asked.

Anyway, just a heads up. I think every artist here should be due, that much respect
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Artluver71789 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2010
A word that came to my mind when I saw this : moonwalker. But Invincible suits it just as well. Each of your pictures are lovely and done with such incredible care and hard work. Excellent job. It is truly beautiful.
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Tradewindrain Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2009  Student General Artist
Don't mean to spill the fun or sound rude or geeky or anything, but he wears the tape on his index, ring and pinky finger. No tape on the middle one.

I love this work, it's so epic!
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Tradewindrain Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2009  Student General Artist
Since you do speak a bit of Russian, I'll say:

Невероятно! Вы великолепны!
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BlahblahblahGEISHA Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2009  Student
beautiful
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:iconlinno-linsk:
linno-linsk Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2009  Hobbyist
this is really awesome the colors are exellent and very beautiful...*sigh* i will miss this angel
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idolhands Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2009
I just wanted to say, thank you.
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GingaGirl86 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2009
Many of the people in the world will never truely respect and understand Micheal Jackson for who he was, or get past his flaws. But you, my firned, have done it! You've shown us taht there is more to Micheal Jackson than just his famous mistakes :)
Very well done on all of your MJ pictures, I favorited them all. :aww:
And thank you.
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ongandy86 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2009
Agreed. He's a musical genius that must be evaluated separately from his personal life.
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GingaGirl86 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2009
Couldnt have said it better myself.
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conquista-online Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2009
Hi,

I am looking for Michael Jackson fans who are also artists for a project. Can you please read my journal? You will help me very much.

Thanks!
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:iconoibyrd:
oibyrd Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Something tells me MJ would have LOVED this work of yours :clap: beautiful!!!
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:iconbenheine:
BenHeine Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2009  Professional General Artist
thank u :)
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:iconcardi-ology:
CARDI-ology Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You are amazing!
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:iconbenheine:
BenHeine Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2009  Professional General Artist
thanks a lot
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magneto1969 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2009
I say on WAT.tv:" cover of "Human Nature" by Michael Jackson version guitar .... bass, drums, synthesizer and electric guitar: MAGNETO [1 ].... My tribute to MJJ MJJ .... RIP ... BenHeine picture on DeviantArt"
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magneto1969 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2009
beautiful image ... Here is my tribute to MJ music on WAT.tv. .. (If you say listen) here : [link]
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:iconbenheine:
BenHeine Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2009  Professional General Artist
thank you my friend, great tribute you made
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magneto1969 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2009
thanks :)
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:iconj4smin85:
J4smin85 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2009
Rip my angel :sniff:
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Simounet Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Encore un incroyable hommage... Merci Ben... :clap:

:+fav:
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petticoatrow Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2009
Thank you so much for sharing the hi-res version with us, I'm printing it out and framing it. It's such a wonderful tribute. Great, great work.
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:iconbenheine:
BenHeine Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2009  Professional General Artist
thank you. I'll publish a 4th portrait today in high res
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camilah Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2009
:love:
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:iconsalimzaidi:
SalimZaidi Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2009
you forgot/didn't put the arm band on his rt. arm... ;)
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:iconstruky:
struky Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2009   Photographer
good work :)
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:iconinobras:
inObrAS Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2009
Excellent work! :clap:
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