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Don Quixote by AxelMedellin Don Quixote by AxelMedellin
Sketch and inks in the scraps section...

Well, I fiddled a lot with the colors, I tried to get a more "fantastic" feel than usual, didn't mind much for the realistic details but for the overall effect... this was colored in about three hours. It was fun doing this, I hadn't drawn a character from literature before. Maybe I'd do it different if I had more time, but anyway... there you go.

First part in a trilogy...
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Given 2005-11-05
Awesome design and use of color make Don Quixote by ~nancynismo worth taking a look at. Don't miss the rest of this deviant's gallery while you're at it! ( Featured by silentkitty )
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StriderSyd Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012
I wonder how they would sing,
it would be totally cool to go see "Man Of LaMancha" with a set design like this.
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SkeletonMurderer Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2012  Student General Artist
That's amazing. His journey has made him so haggard he ceases to be a man.
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AxelMedellin Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I wish I had made such a clever reasoning myself...
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wytherwing Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2011
:D a very cool and creative spin on DQ... nicely done! :thumbsup:
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BridgeToWhere Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2010
Fabulous!
Perfect illustration for the faithful but bedraggled knight.
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AxelMedellin Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks so much
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iso36 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2009   Digital Artist
This is simply gorgeous...and so original! I'm in the process of coloring an image of Don Quixote myself.
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AxelMedellin Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks... be sure to let me know when you finish it
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iso36 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2009   Digital Artist
Hey nancynismo,

Sorry for not responding. I finished this a while ago. I'm not used to checking my messages. Here's a link to the coloring job I did if you're interested:

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Your work is really fantastic. Thanks for replying.
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admiral-squee Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2009
Really awesome. It's really spooky, but somehow comical.
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