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I wasnt a Joe kid, so this ones mostly lost on me, but I liked his designs and it gave me an excuse to do another tree/foliage setting, so good times. This was one that I spend what seemed like an eternity to come up with a pose I liked until I finally just settled on one like always.

Happy Holidays everybody!

Warm and Cool Prismas and cool Copics with white watercolor paint on vellum bristol board.

G.I. Joe © Hasbro
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DjKoldHobbyist Digital Artist

Very very cool!

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misunderstood76Hobbyist General Artist
excellent work mate :)
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cjjuzangProfessional General Artist
In MY opinion this is another one of your FRAZETTA - Styled compositions. NOT like his work (You are very detailed oriented) but that settle amalgamation of Fantasy and realism. Love 
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CoyoteEsquireProfessional Filmographer
wow... it blows my mind that it is done with prismacolor markers, amazing work!
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tenchimyoHobbyist Traditional Artist
that is some fabulous textures
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Derfs-DomainHobbyist Traditional Artist
Best Zartan I have seen in a long time!
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happysmokeproductiHobbyist Traditional Artist
F'n love this one bruh
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I really love the scenery on this one. It's beautiful.
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CCxProductionsHobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome. One of my all time favorite villains. Masterfully done sir.
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ArtbroJohnProfessional Digital Artist
I was a Joe kid, and this is an awesome piece!

I remember that Zartan was a big deal when he came out, because if you put the figure in direct sunlight he would change colors!
Actually, he just turned kind of an off-green color that made him look like he had gotten a hold of a bad burrito, but it was pretty
revolutionary for its time.
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I dig it! Very cool
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soooo cool!!!
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Thanks for the kind words!
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RL2VASProfessional General Artist
You rocked this!
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What a great Zartan
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M0AIProfessional Digital Artist
Like I said in a previous comment, I want to get to this level in my use of markers. Wonderful stuff.
What are your thoughts on Prismacolors vs. Copics?
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Thanks. Ive been using Prismas the longest, so they're the most familiar and comfortable for me. Copics are fantastic though and I've been trying to use them more and more.
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kevinTUTProfessional Digital Artist
I really want to be as awesome as you in the future!
I really admire your works idol! :worship:
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AniphineProfessional Writer
Very mysterious and dangerous looking. Very cool. :)
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calebclevelandProfessional Digital Artist
What you did here with the warms vs. cools is frickin' amazing. I also hope that I'm better than you in a few years. =)
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