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12 inch Johnny Depp repaint

Note: This one of a kind (ooak) hollywood celebrity doll sold on ebay. Link below:…


I thought the Mattel 12 inch Jack Sparrow was a fantastic sculpt of Johnny Depp and so I decided to transform the doll into the iconic actor.

The inset photo at the bottom right shows the doll in its original factory state.

As with all my creations, I completely strip the original factory paint on each of the dolls, and completely repaint the facial features in, paying attention to accuracy of likeness and lifelike expressions. The doll also underwent dramatic hair restyling. Also I hand painted a total of 9 tattoos.

Repaint is a new form of pop art, wherein the doll's face is treated like a three dimensional canvas, with the added challenge of painting within a very small area . Since dolls are basically miniature pieces, brush strokes and shading have to be very controlled and precise.

-- acrylic paint and ultra fine brushes

(Note: I am not in any way affiliated with the Mattel company)
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IanjaNyu's avatar
Your arts are sooooo nice! I'd like to see you repainting a doll of Synyster gates one day !!!(not a spam please)
CrescentNubila's avatar
The original version actually doesn't look too bad, but yours is a tad bit more realistic. ;-)
GUMIVocalAndroid's avatar
I thought this was the real person for a sec there.
Lilly-Que's avatar
The original ain't that bad and resembles Johnny depp.quite. bit BUT YOURS.LOOKS.PHOTO ACCURATE!!! MY GOD
Marsrover1246's avatar
one of my fav actors.
Mellomoni's avatar
you should mail each actor their own little doll XD
Auko-Ai's avatar
Wooooooooooooow so nicely done ........ you are a great artist .... go on ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
I really really really like this one ♥~♥
Daniimon's avatar
OH my god I need this ♥_♥  EXCELLENT JOB ♥
enathema's avatar
Awesome!  How can anyone be satisfied with a factory painted doll again.  Sigh!
Oh... wow!!!
grypwolf-fan's avatar
can u make bill kaulitz plasee???? :D :D i love him soo mucchh!! <3 it would be so great if you can do this for me!^^
Elemorthx3's avatar
holy shit this is AWESOME
spring-sky's avatar
If it wasn't for the hand joints I would have sworn that it is a picture of Johnny Depp himself .

Your work is amazing !
kanumbra's avatar
I'm way too attracted to this...
Tatmione's avatar
omg I want *_*
nocturante's avatar
You Sir are a Master!
Stranger96moscow's avatar
oh my god !!! this is soooo him !!
wow, u are really good
Kozeth's avatar
My favorite <3
skyLion89's avatar
fantastic work
maggie32321's avatar
:3 can i has one? :please:
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