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J.D. Salinger

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I conceived the concept for this rendering of the notoriously reclusive "Catcher in the Rye" author J.D. Salinger years ago and knocked out a version in watercolor that I was never all that happy with. A few weeks ago I was cleaning out one of my umpteen "Boxes o' Crap" and came across the reference shots I had taken of my friend for the original and decided to give it another shot.

Created with Copic Markers and Adobe Photoshop CS.
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pjesnik-u-pokusajuHobbyist Writer
It really reminded me of a quote from 'Teddy', “I mean they don't seem able to love us just the way we are. They don't seem able to love us unless they can keep changing us a little bit. They love their reasons for loving us almost as much as they love us, and most of the time more.” :)
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Glad it could call to mind such a great quote. Thanks for checking it out (and sharing some JD Salinger)!
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You're welcome :)
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Nicely done, in the preview image i thought it was Cary Grant.
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rabidpanda1Hobbyist Traditional Artist
lol i like it
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Thanks for checking it out!
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rabidpanda1Hobbyist Traditional Artist
digging the fact that you added the professor patches to his blazer lol
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