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TMNT: For Jephael

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:iconjephael: asked me to do the eighties Turtles for his website. I don't normally do requests but I haven't drawn the 80's Turtles in AGES so I liked the idea of it.

Drawing these little guys was fun. Last time I drew 80's turtles was for my friend Vicky's Dissected website (which is no longer up :( ) and before then it was when I was at school. Many moons ago. ^^;

I didn't actually need to use a picture reference of them. The 80's Turtles likeness are embedded in my brain for eternity. :XD:
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oldmanwinters's avatar
Wait, so YOU drew all those awesome pictures at TMNT Dissected?

That's great! It was just about my favorite TMNT fan site on the internet and those illustrations are what really made it great. I saved them all to my computer when GeoCities went away. You should repost them all here!
loolaa's avatar
Oh hey, not many people seem to know that website! It's good to 'meet' someone else who recognized its awesomeness. Vicky did a great job and made it hilarious.

Yes, I drew those pics :XD: I'm a bit embarrassed about them now because I didn't have a decent art program and was new to computer art. I outlined everything with a pencil tool instead of a brush tool and the lines were so jagged. I never finished drawing them all though. I got stuck drawing a representation of Vernon. I mean, how do you make a jerk like him look like even more of a jerk? :laughing:

It's cool you saved them all. I don't even know if I have them still! I've had three different computers since then and moved house like nine times! I guess they could be on a cd somewhere.

(Thanks for the watch btw!)
oldmanwinters's avatar
PM me your email and I can send them to you.

I'd really like to see that Vernon picture sometime!
loolaa's avatar
Sent you a pm.

I don't know if I'll ever get the Vernon pic done now that The website no longer exists. :(
Donniesgirl's avatar
Cuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuute!
Mew2fem's avatar
Mew2femHobbyist Traditional Artist
Poor Leo. He looks so bored. :glomp: Leo
loolaa's avatar
Aw he does. :) Jephael asked me to draw him disinterested in the TV.
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Mew2femHobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh i see. I love it
zakniteh's avatar
80's turtles! You're memoru has served you well, despite watching them like crazy as a youngin' I still need a reference XD Love =)
loolaa's avatar
I bet you wouldn't! You'd be surprised.
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JephaelHobbyist Filmographer
Thank you so much, Loola! This is going to look so gret on my Fan Fiction page! I really appreciate it!
loolaa's avatar
You're welcome. Glad you like it. Don't forget the large version.
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JephaelHobbyist Filmographer
I didn't really need the large version, but thank you for posting it!
Feevs's avatar
oh i love this~ the 80's turtles are my favoriteXD they make me laugh so hard :D
loolaa's avatar
Your favourites? I thought the 4Kids 'toon was everyone's favourite!
Feevs's avatar
negatorie, i love teh 80's so much more.. i enjoy laughing I do like the 4kids one too ~ but my fave is gonna be the 80's ;)
loolaa's avatar
The 80's one does have that silly zany humour. And Shredder and Krang are brilliant in it.
Feevs's avatar
beyond brilaint~ they act like an old married couple and bepop and rocksteady are their kids XD
Hummerhouse's avatar
As goofy as they were, how can you not love them? This artwork is amazing - and all from memory! I envy you......
loolaa's avatar
Hehehe thanks. It's because I drew them so much. All the time. I lived and breathed Turtles in the early nineties. :XD:
Juditangelo's avatar
:D nicely done!! Even when the show was so absurd, it was funny for us when we were so young ^^
loolaa's avatar
It was absurd wasn't it? :laughing: But we loved it. :heart:
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JephaelHobbyist Filmographer
I'd say it was only absurd 30% of the time. Atleast when David Wise wrote an episode it had a quality storyline!
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kokorotoyumeHobbyist Digital Artist
Awww, cute ^^. He's gonna love it.

(I actually thought that was April in the thumbnail xD.)
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