Shop More Submit  Join Login
×




Details

Submitted on
August 12, 2010
Image Size
333 KB
Resolution
1362×689
Link
Thumb
Embed

Stats

Views
81,416 (1 today)
Favourites
1,540 (who?)
Comments
116
Downloads
1,522
×
Viggo Mortensen ARAGORN doll by noeling Viggo Mortensen ARAGORN doll by noeling
NOTE: This doll, as well as the custom Arwen were recently auctioned on ebay.

To view more pics of Arwen doll, please click on link below:

[link]


FOR MORE OF MY ART, PLEASE VISIT MY WEB SITE AT
WWW. NCRUZ.COM . Link below:

[link]

**********************************************

We couldn't have an Arwen doll without her beloved mortal hero Aragorn. So here he is.

There is evidently more challenge with this repaint as I had to capture Viggo's likeness but infused with his character's essence. I wanted to replicate the rugged weather worn look and the appropriate expression.

Scaling down the hair took quite a bit of work as well as painting in the facial hair which had to be just the right amount and in the right places.

The inset photo on the bottom shows the mass produced version of the doll as it was originally released.

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 and an even greater challenge of recreating a real person's likeness. 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 Tonner Doll company
Add a Comment:
 
:iconbutterflyfurry:
ButterflyFurry Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014
These both came out amazingly well. I stared for quite awhile, good job! 
Reply
:iconnakuru-nebelung:
Nakuru-Nebelung Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014
That's a doll??????? :jawdrop: I thought it was a digital painting!!
Reply
:iconzaboo17:
zaboo17 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013
I think you really captured his expression well, awesome job!
Reply
:iconyouaremore1:
YouAreMore1 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I JUST DIED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OOOH MY GOSH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Reply
:iconmerolynamakiir:
MerolynAmakiir Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013
WOW, these dolls look like photographs... this is amazing!
Reply
:iconlittleamissepic:
LittleAMissEpic Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconimshockedplz:...........
Reply
:iconcodenamehexx:
CodenameHexx Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You've made them look incredibly perfect. You're an incredible artist and the fact that you've made them look this realistic is unbelievable. Fantastic work. I'd die for these dolls.
Reply
:iconmininessie66:
mininessie66 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013
amazing!!!
Reply
:iconthe-rasmus-raven:
The-Rasmus-Raven Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013   General Artist
They're so realistic ^^
Reply
:iconcratedhideo:
CratedHideo Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
damn your good
Reply
Add a Comment: