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The Mad Hatter
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Published: June 4, 2006
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Took some time to finish this piece. Couldn't help it but modifying it all over again.
The main inspiration source was the Mad Hatter that came from "American McGee's Alice" well, atleast his face characteristics.
I'll try to come up with a better comment next time, I haven't slept all night and I'm very tired now.
Anyway, hope you'll like it.

~Sieg

American McGee's Alice™ is a registered trademark of EA Games. All rights Reserved 2000.
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D-E-V-I-A-N-T-A-R-T's avatar
I found a guy that does website design who has stolen this image and pasted it all over his site, he has used my old Splitlipgypsy Mad Hatterr as well, James Gilks, madhatterdesign.net/, just thought you should know
TixelzMePink's avatar
My oh so favorite character.. :D
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JJHatterHobbyist Writer
...Is that a Jack Skellington face on his chair? Neat!

Everytime I see this picture, I think this is what the Hatter from the McGee games looked like before the corruption of Wonderland; you captured the facial features exceptionally well, and the background of gears, as well as the color scheme, create an air of forboding, as if the Hatter is right on the verge of becoming the monster he is in the games, but not QUITE there yet.

The Dormouse is a nice touch, too.

Overall impression: rather wonderful!

Sincerely yours,
J.
hellfire131's avatar
This is perfect, yes. :D Looks just like I imagined he would've before he was corrupted. Nice work!
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TiaVonHobbyist General Artist
Your work has been featured here. :heart:
alienfinderx's avatar
You can say this was how the Mad Hatter in American McGee's Alice looked before he went completely over the edge and turned into steampunk cyborg! Great piece of art!
GabrielXL's avatar
My favorite character in this tale! Thanks for sharing.
King1cheetah's avatar
one my favorite characters in Alice in wonderland
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elijarmanStudent General Artist
knew it was
Xlavok's avatar
I guess this is what Hatter used to look like when Alice first met him before he became the tall clockwork automation of himself that we know now...
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MonsterBuddyStudent General Artist
nice
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NamelessSaintProfessional Writer
Love it. I would really like to add this to my group.
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MonsterBrandProfessional Photographer
you've been featured in my deviation's description, here: [link]

:heart:
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Xuhajos Traditional Artist
awesome. this is definitly what he looked like BEFORE he turned green and got the giant gear in his back lol
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MonkeyOverlord98Student General Artist
It looks like Batman the animated series' mad hatter was mixed with Shrek forever after's rumplestiltskin. WELL DONE! smooth lines, nice shading, 10 out of 10
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CaylexTimewiseStudent Digital Artist
I like that he looks so similar to American McGee's Hatter, but this is like... before Alice went mad. He's still himself, he's still insane, but before everything got too far out.

Even if it is based on an "extreme" vision of the classic tale, I like that you had the self-control to keep him as the regular old Mad Hatter, who is a real character as is.
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MYthology1Student General Artist
He sorta looks like the Mad hatter from Batman.
koyuki321's avatar
lol the mad hatter looks mad. XD
Mochi-san's avatar
AWESOME O w O
what what he looks like after Alice restored her sanity!
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