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Character Study: the doctah by burdge Character Study: the doctah by burdge
a wild David Tennant appears.

clare: "Hey, that looks like David Tennant."
me: "What? Really? I didn't mean to do that." /sarcasm

used [link] as a reference. trying to get the hang of different features. the strange thing about Tennant is that i didn't find him attractive in the slightest... until i saw him act. typical of me.

before you ask, i'm only on the third series! :D
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I have seen doctor who up to the most recent episode aired on the BBC. David Tennant's features are slightly exaggerated which helps the likeness come through, but the nose is the only thing that doesn't feel like it fits with the rest of his face. The eyes work, the jaw line and even the hair all say Tennant. But his nose has a very distinct shape that, if nailed down would improve the likeness a lot. With that said, the image has a lot more impact because what is working works so well. It looks like a good exercise exploring likeness.

A stronger exaggeration of the hair and even to some extent the ears when you go for likeness, focusing on the basic shape that a part of the head is in 3D while you are drawing it will help to improve the image as a whole when you go to start adding details.

The eyes hit a very distinct "Doctor" pose, and the lips fit, but they feel somewhat generic.

Overall nicely done.
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FaceofVictory23 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow this is awesome! Doctor Who is great, I am not very far in though. heh. This drawing is really good.
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GearTheFurry Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is epic!!!
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:iconanniemelody:
AnnieMelody Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
omg luv it
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:iconmynameisjoe2017:
mynameisjoe2017 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2017
Love Tennant
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:iconthechalkdoll:
TheChalkDoll Featured By Owner May 8, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
It must be an honor that your drawing here is featured when the website asks deviants if they drew a person or not and this shows up as an example. I love this drawing.
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:icondavonbon:
Davonbon Featured By Owner May 3, 2017
amazing! I love the sketchy roughness of it, and also love Tennant hehehe
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:icondominique-lefalle:
Dominique-Lefalle Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2017
Very nice! Well done! 
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:iconwasted-effort:
Wasted-Effort Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very well done!
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:iconakwidue:
Akwidue Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
holy moly thats fucking awesome
im jelly
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:iconmandysupercat:
MandySupercat Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
WOW! So stunning *-*
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xXSourLemonXx Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
omfg i love david tennant with all my heart.
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:iconpizza-addict:
Pizza-Addict Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
i love how it is simplistic and yet very close and immediately recognisable as him. Many people struggle with face shapes. Great work!
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:icontardis03:
TARDIS03 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love it
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TeukieArt Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2016
Awsome! Hey, not trying to be boring but I'm new here, I've just created this account so... If you want to could you check out my drawings pleeeaase? I hope you like them :3
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:icong-hex73:
g-hex73 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2015
It's perfect!
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:iconcabalobo:
cabalobo Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2015
It's......"brilliant" ;) (Wink) !
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:iconnanamithepiratefox:
Nanamithepiratefox Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2015  Professional General Artist
Doctor......
Come back......
I miss you......
I love you......
Heartbreak Heartbreak 
The Doctor's Tardis 
COME BAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Tomoyo Sakagami (Crying) [V3] 
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:iconxxrockfiendxx:
gorgeous =D I've never seen this person or anything but I love this drawing <3
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:iconamynchan:
AmyNChan Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
lurvs...
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:iconhoellenstille:
hoellenstille Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That awkward moment when you submit a david tennant picture and the categorie example picture is a david tennant picture. 
Great work, I love him <3
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:iconpim-nee:
pim-nee Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
:heart: . :heart: ~~
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:icondawnniffler:
DawnNiffler Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2015
Amazing.....His expression is very good. Nice job !!!! :)
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:iconars-productions:
ARS-Productions Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like this... I don't know who David Tennant is, but I like this!
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:iconilluminatiorange:
IlluminatiOrange Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
He's only THE BEST ACTOR EVER.
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:iconars-productions:
ARS-Productions Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:P I should watch some of his movies/ shows, then...
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:iconilluminatiorange:
IlluminatiOrange Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes you should. That's an order.
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:iconars-productions:
ARS-Productions Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:O I should! I should!
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:iconilluminatiorange:
IlluminatiOrange Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
YA! :D
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:iconars-productions:
ARS-Productions Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
When I get the money and time to do so >.>
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:iconilluminatiorange:
IlluminatiOrange Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Just watch it on Netflix
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IlluminatiOrange Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
THAT LOOKS SO MUCH LIKE HIM!!!
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:iconmswope:
MSwope Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
"So, no 'allons-y?' Blast."
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:iconmashaheart:
mashaheart Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2015  Student Filmographer
I still cannot get over how amazing this sketch is...
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:icontinystalker:
tinystalker Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
who dis
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:iconilluminatiorange:
IlluminatiOrange Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
David Tennant
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:iconoxsakura505xo:
oxsakura505xo Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015  Hobbyist
Doctor! <3
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:iconsweetcitrine:
SweetCitrine Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2015
I KNEW it was the 10nth doctor that HAIR YOU COULD RECOGNIZE ANYWHERE! YOU CAN TELL I'M A FAN! 
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:icon0fenika:
0Fenika Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
looks really nice :D
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sunnybunny1199 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! Amazing!
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:iconpangerfly:
Pangerfly Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Lol I choked on my brownie when I saw this in traditional art > people 
He's so cute Love!!
Great job *-*
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SagePi Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014
I saw this in the examples for traditional art > people, and freaked out.
This is amazing.
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:iconokamitakahashi:
OkamiTakahashi Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I found this when trying to submit a crappy self portrait of mine XD
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WinterSong12 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That is AMAZING!!
Hey, I thought he was kinda weird looking until I actually saw one of the David Tennant episodes.
I'm on the first episode of the third season. SO GOOD!!!
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:iconmasukee:
Masukee Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Student Writer
Wow. I am completely blown away by how amazing this is. Very well done!
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:iconmittens150:
mittens150 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014  Student General Artist
It's David Tennant! Yeah!
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:iconspacelady2012:
Spacelady2012 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014  Student Artist
Hello you good-looking Doctor you!
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:iconasae2000:
Asae2000 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Can I ask you what you used to do this drawing, a simple pencil or criterium, and how much time did you put on this drawing?
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:iconasae2000:
Asae2000 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Cry run You're so awesome
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:icon18smiths:
18smiths Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I didn't either! He's adorable to me, now, though!
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:iconpangerfly:
Pangerfly Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Dang he's cute *-*
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