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Doctor Who - Cybermen

Painting in acrylics on watercolour board by Steve Caldwell.
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MarkKarmel's avatar
:star::star::star::star-half::star-empty: Overall
:star::star::star::star-empty::star-empty: Vision
:star::star::star::star-empty::star-empty: Originality
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Technique
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Impact

Before getting to deep into this, I want to make it clear that I am not an artist, but a musician. What I like most about this work is the detail on the nose, specifically the imperfection of his face; this and the tension in the face and neck very much reflect the guilty anger of Tennant's take on the Doctor.
The image of the Doctor in front of Cybermen, lets face it, has been done a million times, and while I love the posture you've given him, the limits of the chosen subject prevent any really great vision from being realized.
While I say these things about the chosen subject, I am extremely impressed by how you executed. The shading and shine on the Cybermen is absolutely stunning, and the details of the face neck and figure of David is superbly done and reflect his time as the Doctor.
caldwellart's avatar
Thank you for taking the time to write such well-thought out critiques.
theZilla1998's avatar

I can’t tell you how much I love this! DAVID TENNANT IS MY RELIGION.

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ChristinePresley's avatar
Well done! But my favorite Doctor is the eleventh!
itsforeverjeune's avatar
Love your artwork .. This piece is amazing!
Dalekgirl117's avatar
I LOVE it!!! This is just so AMAZING!!!! I will never be able to paint that well!!! so awesome! epic! just wow! WOW! brilliant! fantastic! WOW! :) adding to favorites
DragonRex1's avatar
Nice, my favorite Doctor with my favorite Doctor Who villains.
My only complaint is that I think David Tennant's face is a bit too wrinkly.
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sweetji's avatar
that is really good!!
ebinchan's avatar
"Oh damn, they're right behind me aren't they......"
Angel-of-the-doctor's avatar
You are VERY good.
Love it! :love:
karcreat's avatar

Your ability to capture not only the PERFECT likeness, but the light effects, shading, color...

Maki-Ubermach's avatar
I'm starting to grow a real appreciation for how straightforward your compositions are but still so exciting for viewing.

There's a feel on his face where when I cover different parts with my finger, the eyes and nose don't quite have that lifelike feeling as the rest of it. Your craftsmanship is admirable and I hope you don't get annoyed or mind when I point things out.
RecycledFunk's avatar
You do beautiful things with acrylics! I especially love the skin-tone of the Doctor and the lovely sheen on the Cybermen. And the snow! Absolutely beautiful.
Brttnybr08's avatar
Simply wonderful.
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