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August 4, 2006
Edward Elric by *iDNAR If anime characters were real, this is how Edward Elric would look.
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Edward Elric

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Here's the Ed I promised for my friend . Hope you like it ;).

Transmution circle done in Illustrator. Originally I was going to use the transmutation circle found on wikipedia but then I realized it was the human transmutation circle and it would be weird if Ed just randomly started doing that XD. Anyhow I'm no expert on this and have no idea what the tranmutation circle I used would be for.

<ninja>:ninja: If the eyes were blue, the face probably make a good Naruto :ninja:</ninja>

EDIT: Bigger body as per critique.

EDIT2: I seem to have made an error with the transmutation circle as I used the movie poster picture for ref(I haven't seen the movie). So for those of you who saw it please disregard the mistake <_<. It looks cool though I think ._.

EDIT3: Hopefully this is the final edit. I don't know why people have so much complaints about the shoulders, you can't even see the in the previous verison o.O.
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yourpleasantdarkness's avatar
:star::star::star::star::star-empty: Overall
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Vision
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Originality
:star::star::star::star-half::star-empty: Technique
:star::star::star::star-half::star-empty: Impact

While I've always admired the anatomical accomplishments (namely, the hands), texture of the skin, and posture of this piece, there are a few things that could still use tweaking to better embrace the character.
First of all, due to the wideness of the eyes and the size of the lips, the depiction of Edward can be seen as a somewhat feminine one. To remedy this, the jaw could also be adjusted to become more squared-off, thereby creating a more masculine angle of the face. The forehead seems a little off as well, but I'm sure it's just the hairstyle--which is brilliantly done. The realism you've given Edward is great, but there's always room for improvement! <img src="e.deviantart.net/emoticons/s/s…" width="15" height="15" alt=":)" title=":) (Smile)" /> keep it up!

-A.C.
RikuHikari-Neo's avatar
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Overall
:star::star::star::star::star: Vision
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Originality
:star::star::star::star::star: Technique
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Impact

Beautiful picture of Edward! Your perportions are very good and the anatomy is dead on. His epression is very serious, somewhat cold, but his eyes give his demenor the efect that under it all he's sad. I'm not sure if that's what you intended, but that's what I see.

I like how you've made his hair and the lines of his black shirt very defined, yet the folds and lights/shadows contrast of his jacket are very soft, and not so harsh. It makes the overall image more balanced and easier to look at without straining the eyes.

Overall, a very beautiful piece of work, and very well constructed.
cinaparadox's avatar
Hot reseviour this is my jelly...
Ma goshhhh
thegreenladyofshalot's avatar
So realistic...he's beautiful! Love 
Jayage5ds's avatar
Awesome Ed looks so badass I love it.
This art, it's glorious!
AvionVadion2's avatar
Whoa...This is epic. Edward looks so realistic! :)
EyesOfJades's avatar
i cannot explain how beautiful this is!!!
TiaraM's avatar
kendra100ify's avatar
i love this keep up the good work

hatunemiku01's avatar
its... SOOO.... BEAUTIFUL
Starbrite234's avatar
HOLY MOTHER OF.....(insert crazy ending here). He looks so real and yet, it couldn't be anyone else but Ed. Amazing job!
GothicUndead101's avatar
its sooo beautiful
verdynerdy24's avatar
OMG has edward elric come to greet me. this is REALLY REALLY good.
ShengkaiWang's avatar
WOAW! just WOAW!
QEAN's avatar
wow amazing
Edward-ElricLOVESYOU's avatar
omg why did you draw me.......... im scared O,o just kidding great job
Mangaqueen90's avatar
This is gorgeous! :P Great detail in this drawing, its realistic and he is very cute! ^.^ :P
KEdakumi's avatar
I love this piece... so wonderfully detailed
VengenceOfGaia's avatar
This is beautiful.
revanauditore92's avatar
This is how Ed would look in Final Fantasy
Orangesrkool's avatar
I love it when people take characters and make them more realistic. By the way you did it awesomely.. (I like the shoulders)
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