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Mikey by danimation2001 Mikey by danimation2001
Here's another version of the Mikey, I must have watch this movie 50 times in 2 weeks. This was done from memory though and not from looking at anything. The colors took me a few minutes, nothing special. Although I did like how the drawing came out. I'm torn between which to stick with.

Either Stick with what I did before or go with this look. Or combine elements from both drawings. I have to make a decision quick on this.

I think this is nice an' all but I'm afraid that this really isn't me just a rendering of the movie character even though it's from memory. I don't really like my original design style, but maybe it's best to go with what I had before and edit this piece to look like what I had before. I need to stick with one style and I don't think that this really is me. and I don't really like me because being myself can suck.
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400z2fr33dum Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2009  Student General Artist
'this has no business being in your scraps.
Buslady Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2009
actually thats good, it's not exactly the movie 1 look but hell close enough. i have the worst time trying to draw movie1 raph, i've given it up pretty much


love your mike tho. the teeth are a bit much but thats okay
LordNightwalker Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2007
Nice interpretation of Mikey. Cool stuff.
KaosJay666 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2006
Wow. Now that's a very good piece of work. You should do more, definately.
jmart-art Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2006  Professional General Artist
uh, yeah... wow! this is great!!! I have to see the rest of your works.. cuz i think this is probably one of the best renditions of tmnt ever!
technoah Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2006
best mikey ever!!!!
ArthurBCole Featured By Owner May 3, 2005  Student
how many colors do you choose before you start? alot of people do three a standard a light and a dark
danimation2001 Featured By Owner May 3, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
I visualize it in my head before I start. Look at it and think about it. picutre what it would look like if I do it this way or that way, and then I just go for it.
danimation2001 Featured By Owner May 4, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
eh, it was my drawing. at the time I didn't really like what I was drawing.

today I'm I bit more confident.
ArthurBCole Featured By Owner May 4, 2005  Student
awesome... this shouldnt be in the scraps though its a bad as pic
ArthurBCole Featured By Owner May 3, 2005  Student
i love the skin color but the teeth stick out alil much
Saiyanlink Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2004
where is the other one... u made mention to other TMNT drawings... and i dont see them... i would much like to.
billycorp Featured By Owner May 6, 2004
This is amazing!
You've really pleased a huge TMNT fan today.
Dublo7 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2004   Traditional Artist
Yeah I love Mikie, and I love this.

Cant believe you did it all from memory.

Thumbs up.
umhada Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2004
I would actually suggest more of a flow for your line work. The colors are excellent, but the character could be more natural. Think of the pose for your Juggernaut piece and compare it to this one. Start with the smooth line, then do the rest. You obviously know how to do the rest. Excellent coloring.
bomselass Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2004   Photographer
Turtles rocks
davidhalo Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2004   Filmographer
That's absolutely amazing how you captures him. The ink and coloring are very wel done and im always impressed by your ability to shade.
shade13 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2004
Well, first thing I saw before I even read the description, was that you got the look of the head just right from the movies. (I must confess, I could recite the entire script from memory when I was in grade 3) But like you said, if it's not you, then don't go with it.
Superb pic nonetheless. :horns:
TheWoodenKing Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2004  Professional General Artist
i think the knee pads & belt you gave him is very cool
sabin26 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2004
That is one sweet Mikey drawing. You gots one of Raph?
KumaNoOnna Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2004  Student
This brings back so many memories...heh heh
I have to :+fav: it.
gohanwinner Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2004
Wow...just wow. You have just drawn my fave turtle better than most pics I've seen of him! *nods* I LOVE this pic, I'm, and this...and abuh *faves*
rainbow666 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2004
i like the veins alot.
sangodango Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2004   Filmographer
OMFG AND JESUS AS WELL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

monstah Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2004  Hobbyist General Artist
well, this one IS cool, but i liked the other one better. Mikey rocks XD
skatermonkey Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2004
I haven't seen the movies in so long that I can't see the high resemblense from just looking at your drawing. I really prefer this anatomy compared to your last character sheet, and I don't really see much of a change as far as the design for the costume goes, but I can understand you not liking it if it looks too much like the movie. Well, it's grand. Like all your other work.
Y2Dane Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2004
This is one of the coolest pics I've ever seen.
mcsketchalot Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2004
Nice work man! :)
death-jargin Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2004
i love thier calf muscles....they look like downsyndrom legs
Muhveli Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2004
Lol, Mikey is my favourite! You hafta do an action packed piece of the TMNT sometime :) Awesome job!
arcticcosmos Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2004
nice work. very professional and the anatomy is very good. nice shading
mrbright Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2004
mikey was allways my fav turtle. Guess it was cause of the nunchakus.
RobertFriis Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2004  Professional Digital Artist
I totally dig what you've done with the outfit. If anything, he doesn't look quite dopey-yet-cool enough. I think it's the eyes; the mouth is right on the spot.
shinigamimaxwell Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2004  Hobbyist General Artist
ahhh!!! My favorite turtles!! I love looks really good!! +favs!
memmin Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2004
Really awesome, and excellent coloring! I could tell the design was influenced from the movie! Looks great!
TakiraSun Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2004
hehe, I :love: TMNT, I have a shirt even =p. you should SO do Raph... he's my personal favourite :+fav: for sure
parasitodesign Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2004
ninja turtles.................YEAH!!!!!:tmnt3:
amberryblue Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2004  Hobbyist General Artist
OMG! I fucking love this. I love the ninja turtles and Mikey is my favorite. Awesome, beautiful job. A definite :+fav: for me. Keep up the amazing work.
vetes Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2004
It looks like a drawing you would see for a new TMNT movie. Just awesome!
faiden Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2004  Hobbyist Artist

Wow! It's too bad that you don't like it, because I think it came out damn good. The coloring job is wonderful! The value and light source are dead on beautiful. Not to mention that it looks like a snip from the movie it self.

And all from memory! That's the real kick to the pants for me.

Splended job... I hope you find the "You" style.
danimation2001 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2004  Professional Digital Artist
But that's the reason why I don't like it. It's not me, it's just something from a movie thing. I have to learn to be myself. Right now I'm not really liking the stuff that I am creating by myself, but I have to learn through my misstakes in order to get better, to create my own style which I feel will benefit me more in the end.

I like the drawing, but I don't like it as a representation of me and what I do.

Thank you for the comment. :]
faiden Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2004  Hobbyist Artist
I know what you mean, I'm kind of going through that same phase. And I've made many'a' mistake
RangyRougee Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2004  Professional General Artist
holy phucksticks,man!
Do you realize the humongous buckets of talent you have?!
You are an inspiration to many! Always trust in yourself!
This is great!
mijka Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2004
I far and away prefer this version for any number of reasons. realism, anatomy and design spring to mind, ofhand. I say stick with this one.

Unless you're REALLY uncomfortable with it.
closet-monster Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2004
u should have him this way but with the color he was in the cartoon.great work man.
bramer Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2004  Professional Digital Artist
outstanding work...I like it
Flatliner74 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2004  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really dig your realistic color treatment... Great job
ZeroCartin Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2004  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome man, great drawing! How did you start? Drew it, then scan and painted in photoshop? Any tuts you can pin point to? heheh, I WANT TO KNOW EVERYTHING!

Really really cool man. My only crit(and maybe you already notices) is the his right foot. His toes seem a bit weird, but still rocks.

Keep it up!
violentreaction Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2004
awsome, its the proper likeness from the film. man do i love the turtles. i saw the new cartoon the other day. im glad they havent butchered it like they have the theme tune. excellent work, brings the radicle dude to life :horns::tmnt4::horns: but don was the best
ebba Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2004
oooh, yay, michelangelo :bounce: hes coolest of them :D
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