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Yer a Wizard, Harry by NicoPony Yer a Wizard, Harry by NicoPony
Two submissions in one day!? Well, yah, OK, I have no life, all right! (it IS my day off, so who are you to judge me on how I spend it! i have guilt issues...)

Technically I finished Happy Birthday Harry last night, so this is actually the effort of today. This is from the chapter Keeper of the Keys, where Harry meets Hagrid for the first time. I think it's also to be noted that this is my first drawing of Hagrid, too! I'd never drawn him before, cause I thought the movies did such a good job of casting him (JKR's idea), why improve on perfection? You just can't bring anything new to Hagrid, but I tried. I'd also never drawn Dudley or Vernon before, but who cares about them.

This is pencil on 11 x 14" matboard. I titled it just for Nate, and used his high school year book picture for inspiration (no, i didn't really, just kidding nate...but then, Hagrid DOES drive a motorcycle too...hm, coincidence? I thinkest not).

SPEAKING of motorcycles...I think Hagrid left Sirius' flying bike here on this little island. When Harry asks Hagrid how he got to the island, as he didn't take a boat, Hagrid responded that he FLEW. And I doubt Hagrid flew on a broomstick. So if you were wondering where Sirius' bike was, marvel at my brilliance, I have found it. Now, how can we steal it before Harry finds out where it is?
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sen22 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2011  Professional General Artist
I love the look of Dudley!
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Caramelise Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2011
Cool !
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MayumiOgihara Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
:iconartists-zone: is having Harry Potter contest. Unfortunately it ends tomorrow... but if you're interested, here is the link --> [link]
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MayumiOgihara Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Hi :wave:
This deviation has been featured in my journal --> [link] :heart:
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Kiwi-chu Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I LOVE this!
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thelastmaze Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
vernon that bastard always a -uncle vernon- look on his face!:D you're amazing!
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MandaOwl Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2010
I like the original perspective, all the details, the shading.
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marodorplanen Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2009
This is truley wonderful! I love Vernon's expression ^^
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I love Hagrid's hair! It's really big :D And of course, everything else is spectacular :heart:
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str4yk1tt3n Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2007
This is gorgeous. Do these not take you, like, a million years?
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errantwisp Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2006
WOW, this is astounding pencil-work...
Just amazing..
It looks like HP chapter art...
U are very talented indeed
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NicoPony Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2006  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! I like GrandPre's artwork better, so that's a really nice compliment.
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hillsecret Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2006  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
OMG! Wonderful work! This is really good! I love all of the details and Hagrid's beard pretty much rocks!
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NicoPony Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2006  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks!
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lunalovegood21 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2004
This picture is breathtaking and I am adding it to my favs I am constantly hunting down harry pics to fav it for the harry-potter-club :iconharry-potter-club-:You are EXTREMELY talented love your gallery:!:
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NicoPony Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2004  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks so much for commenting!
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cippow25 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2004
Coolness! Nice sketch!
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willowdiamond Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2004  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fantastic! :D
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funky-squirrel Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2004
Wow! That is an absolutely wonderful picture. Straight from the pages of the books. Great job!
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blablaskunk Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2004   Writer
thats great! i like how higird (cant spell) looks like he is just taking a load off while the dursellys are freaking out in the background lol!
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Wurmfist Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2004
I still don't see a bike in this picture...


DID YOU GIVE HAGRID A PACKAGE??? LOL....I bet he has a big one.....LOL ROFL!!!!!!
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y2jenn Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2004   General Artist
That's so funny! I didn't think anyone else had ever thought about exactly how Hagrid got there. I thought the same exact thing. Oh man, having a flying bike would be awesome. :XD: Anyway, you get these done so quickly! I really wish I had your patience. I just don't have the skill in adding all the small details like you do. I love the pattern on Hagrid's umbrella and the couch sagging under his wieght. Genius. It's little things like that. Wonderful stuff, hon. I CAN'T wait for the next one. :aww:
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Pace Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2004
You are SO right about the bike!
Great pic as usual!
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Wurmfist Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2004
LOL....Gee thanks! I'm glad I can be your inspiration for Hagrid! LOL I laughed my ass off when I saw what you written. I really wish I was half-giant. That would be COOL!! I really like how you made Dudley look like a ball. SWEET!
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sagittarius-20 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2004   Digital Artist
lol! I like every thing, but uncle Vernon's mustache is the funniest!
Hagrid's Hugeness is also showed perfectly! And I can feel How he has leaned in to the sofa!
Congatulations for your great job on your first Hagrid!:aww:
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roxanna2 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2004
Oh, I love that beard! It looks fabulous, well done.
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EmmaDilemma Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2004
yes! i thougth the same thing about Sirius's bike! whoo hoo! i am gonna go get it now! great job with Hagrid! I love the perspective, you can really see the couch sag :D
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moondrifter Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2004
as usual its very well drawn. harry looks so small and cute next to hagrid.
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soltian Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2004  Professional General Artist
I love how you did Hagrid :D His face and wavy hair are very pleasant and appropriately wild. Perfect look for him. The scene is set up so nicely :heart:
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greendesire Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2004
No one is judging! Spending time drawing beautiful stuff like this is not a waste!
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theamberflame Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2004
It's georgous!
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AinmarthBlack Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2004
AWESOME! You've captured the scene wonderfully! The detail and shading is amazing! You've balanced everythign out perfectly so every detail came out crisp and clean! very professional! I really like how Hagrid came out aswell!
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kireina Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2004  Professional General Artist
Wow. This is really great. I love how you drew Hagrid.
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AbACUZ Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2004
amazingly good

tyhe contrast and valance of shades brings the work together

the focal point is well placed and enphazided

BRAVO !!!!!!!
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