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The Creation of Mario by TsaoShin The Creation of Mario by TsaoShin
Shigeru Miyamoto creates Mario in a parody of Michelangelo's "Creation of Adam" from the Sistine Chapel.

Oh boy! What a journey on this drawing. I was joking with my best friend around about doing a drawing like this and after a few ideas of doing classic game characters in well known masterpieces, we came up with this crazy idea.

I know there's quite a few inaccurate attributions to Miyamoto on some of the characters represented here but I really wanted him to be surrounded by some of Nintendo's finest :iconhurrhurrplz:.

I'm aware that I'm also missing some females like Pauline from the original Donkey Kong but it was getting a bit crowded in that little swarm so I kept it limited to some of the more recognizable characters.

From left to right: Mario, Midna, Shigeru Miyamoto, Daisy, Princess Peach, Toadette, Zelda and Birdo. Lower row: Rosalina and Samus.

The leaf is from Super Mario Bros. 3. It's the one that grants you the raccoon tail.

Had a lot of fun drawing this one out! Created in Adobe Photoshop CS4.

References for some poses from :iconalmudena-stock: and star brushes from :iconkuschelirmel-stock:

All characters depicted here are © Nintendo.

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Given 2010-06-20
The Creation of Mario by *TsaoShin
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"I find this to be very hilarious. The shading, the concept, and the fact that it will cause stomach ruptures worldwide is enough to make me want to share this with everyone." ( Suggested by Jace-Z and Featured by rydi1689 )
:iconjarm44:
JARM44 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Haha 😂 very nice 👍🏼
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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:iconjarm44:
JARM44 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
😉
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:iconcartoon56:
cartoon56 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
my lord that is the best ive seen today
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :D
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:iconkirbyfan99:
KirbyFan99 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2018  Student General Artist
Miyamoto looks like a woman XD
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
hahah dem sexy legs
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:iconx-darkie-x:
x-Darkie-x Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2018  Student Artist
*scroll down until this picture* *about to say something with my finger then close my mouth and drop my finger*
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
haha
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:iconpotatowallpaper:
PotatoWallpaper Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
t h i c c
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
:>
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:iconjimmyboyy:
Jimmyboyy Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2018
this should be in the sistine chapel 
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
hahah
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:iconnikkilover17:
NikkiLover17 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
So frickin' funny it gives me shiversGrey Kit Emoticon-Lmfao 
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
XD
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:icondylandevianfriend:
dylandevianfriend Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Better than the original 👌
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
XD thanks!
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:iconstavr99:
stavr99 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2018
hahaha!! hilarious!!!! GOOD JOB!!
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks so much!
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:iconevanmf7:
Evanmf7 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2017
better than amazing
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :>
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:iconunbridledmuse:
UnbridledMuse Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
:rofl: this is hilarious! :clap:
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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:icondawnperson:
DawnPerson Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Good
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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:iconcupcake-angels:
Cupcake-Angels Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2017  Student General Artist
mArIo HaS nIpPlEs
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:iconnucroese:
Nucroese Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2017   Digital Artist
wHo kNeW
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
hahaha
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:iconbonzibuddy74:
bonzibuddy74 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
le hot smb3 leaf
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
haha
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:iconmast3r-rainb0w:
MAST3R-RAINB0W Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The original shirtless Mario.
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
XD
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:iconmiowandcatty:
miowandcatty Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
this is too good!
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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:iconmiowandcatty:
miowandcatty Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
no prob bob!
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:iconmoopledoopy:
MoopleDoopy Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Why the leaf i demand graphic depictions of marios cock and im done with this comment
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
haha wow XD 
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:iconxzavieyakaq:
XzavieyakaQ Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2017  Student General Artist
My little baby girl in her blue suit
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
:>
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:iconjasmine-t:
Jasmine-T Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
*sees Mario naked*

Im never seeing Mario the same way again. XD
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
hahah
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:iconrhayian:
Rhayian Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
XD
Mamma mia! Really funny and awesome! :D DO THE MARIO! 
I'm liking the racoon leaf on the... XD 

BTW: I'm hype for Super Mario Odyssey! :dummy:MARIO BROS RISA  
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Same!
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:iconjakered3:
Jakered3 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Damn, Miyamoto gets all dem sweet honeys! ;)
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:iconforestcore:
ForestCore Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah, some sweet honeys....... and Birdo.
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:iconjakered3:
Jakered3 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah... what's he doing there?
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
XD
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Jakered3 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
LOL! Exactly!
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djantir Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Hahaha, fantastique!
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks so much!
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