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Kaneda's ride

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you ever do a sketch that you plan on doing as a doodle and it ends up taking on it's own personality and causing you to spend WAY more time on it than you planned? This is one of those times. I love Akira and decided to try and draw Kaneda's bike just for the hell of it. Next thing you know I'd draw Kenada as well and colored it complete with digitally painted background. Guess that'll teach me to draw something I'm really into=). You can check out the pencils in my scrap section if you're interested.

I should note that I drew Kaneda in a different style than in the cartoon on purpose. I wanted to go a bit more realistic and the cartoon version was very...well...cartoony. I know he doesn't look exactly 'asian' but then again, neither does the cartoon version=)

Best regards,
-Mark
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joeFJ's avatar
This happens to me too sometimes; actually quite often recently
jvel4073's avatar
This Looks Pretty Cool.
InkZeitgeist's avatar
Words cant describe what this picture makes me feel.

Amazing!

I.Z
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eliergear's avatar
you daddy yanky and tom
horaciosi's avatar
Kaneda looks pretty American.
ancelyn1331's avatar
Brilliant. Akira rocks1
eien91yurei's avatar
KANEDAAAAAAAA!!! :Q_______ I love him!
DEADNEMO's avatar
Aww hell yeah, looking forward to the live action remake?!
Magnusdragonred's avatar
OMG! LOVE!!! DiCaprio just purchased the film rights to this movie.
OuttaTheBLAM's avatar
That bike looks badass. Nice work. :D
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ninj4-z3k3's avatar
This is a great drawing, but there's so much red the eye doesn't know where to go, which hurts the final product. If you were to change the background to a cooler color to make the character and bike pop, it would be perfect
lollercrain's avatar
wow...
just saw AKIRA last night, awesome movie. great picture, man
jimorrison's avatar
awesome, definitely you are now one of my fave new artists....
Shinymetalfish's avatar
Not a big anime fan, but I've always liked Akira, this is really well done.
ronin06's avatar
that is like, 37 flavours of awesome!
mostafa-eghbali's avatar
very nice design and colors
sonshinmaru's avatar
lol somthing diffrent
In-spire-tion's avatar
Sweeeet! Nice work man. I really dig you style.
SweetZombiJesus's avatar
TETSUUOOO!!

Lol, love the anime and I love your story behind this great artwork.
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Obligatory fav...
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