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with custom repainted Hot Toys Thriller figure by noeling with custom repainted Hot Toys Thriller figure by noeling
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Michael Jackson's music has inspired me since my childhood and many of his songs have actually been songs of my life. Therefore, it is only fitting that I pay tribute to a great artist who has inspired me a great deal.

Seeing the Michael Jackson figure produced by Hot Toys, I knew I had to take the opportunity to create a custom repaint, especially as it is perhaps his most popular and certainly iconic song and video as well.

This deviation depicts Michael Jackson as himself as he looked in the Thriller music video. Full facial repaint to bring out the true essence of MJ. Hair sections along the forehead have been carefully resculpted and painted to create a softer, more natural look.

The MJ Hot Toys set originally came with two interchangeable heads, one of MJ as himself and one as a zombie.

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 Hot Toys or any other company)
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Retro-Head 6 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love MJ! :la: You sir, are amazing!
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WishExpedition23 Jan 28, 2014  Student General Artist
Holy crap! It's like M.J. just came back and turned into George Shrinks size!
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:iconjohnartz:
Now that is raw talent!
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ManeatingCouch Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I didn't like your J-lo, but wow, this one is really good.
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Ragini123 Jan 27, 2014   Traditional Artist
Awesome! He looks so real!
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CreativeStorm Dec 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You are so talented.
beautiful work.
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Where do you buy your brushes?
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Analliz Nov 21, 2013  Student General Artist
Awesome!! But can I ask you, where do you get your brushes from?
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KuRoUi-MeI Nov 20, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
very very gifted >XD
love your work sir!
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:iconvampcat18:
<3 to MJ rip, u did a awesome job 
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