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Given 2011-07-26
Leonardo by *DavidRapozaArt

The suggester was left breathless! This is an incredible "holy smokes" type of fan art portrait! Any TMNT fan will adore this! ( Suggested by Hairac and Featured by TommyGK )
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poppaboogie Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  New Deviant Professional Digital Artist
holllyshit
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TheDarkHeretic Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2015  New Deviant
Great piece, you definitly deserved the DD, congraulations :) !
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OlegEvteev Featured By Owner May 20, 2015
Nice!
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SGT-Stories Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This is utterly terrifying. I've never been a fan of the show but this tempts me to try it out. 
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TwilightHamato Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015
I don't see color in the eyes... I peed my pants
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throttlemcnab Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2015
WOW! Leo has always been my favourite - you've done a great job - he looks flippin' amazing!
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LWLP Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Student General Artist
That awesome! Thats how they should've been in TMNT movie....decent nostril with no weird lips.
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Marco-the-Scorpion Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Fearless Leader
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Monnkey-Sensei Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
I think I've fainted. Looks so badass
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abeautiful-world Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014
wow these are good
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AStein35 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The new Ninja Turtles movie, they look almost exactly like this...Seriously. Looks like they ripped you off =P
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IoKusanagi Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
According to dA, Michael Bay actually Hired this artist to do the designs for the new TMNT movie.
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AStein35 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
=P then it makes sense.
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Locustwithbeans Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Done any tutorials?
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LorenaTheKiller Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014  Student Digital Artist
me da miedo :c 
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NobleValerian Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Professional General Artist
These are awesome!  Featured Leo on my blog today:

www.noblevalerian.com/1/post/2…
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JulianPastrana Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014
Man this is insane how do you do the textures :s 
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ashton0210 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013
I love it. Could you make a portrait set of The Watchmen? Especially Rorschach. That would be so epic!
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SpadesVulture24 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
oh. wow. 
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RarityBlue Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh my gosh, this is fantastic! by my house there's a little turtle or some type of turtle  hole in the ground and I see it sometimes and must say this is very close! X3
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lycaonbm Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
cool
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vera-baby Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013
you really gotta make this series as 11X17 prints. Amazing stuff :heart:
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Sid-PL Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2013
Amazing chiaroscuro. You rock!
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ScarxOfxMine Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
DAMN!
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DenKozarezov Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2013
Едать стремно
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troberts36 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I love this colection! I grew up with the Ninja Turtles and seeing them like this is amazing! Makes me want to start drawing them again after 20 years.
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Dani-Castro Featured By Owner May 17, 2013
awesome work
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Snakeman2013 Featured By Owner May 12, 2013   General Artist
im scared
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coreybowe86 Featured By Owner May 11, 2013   Traditional Artist
These are simply fantastic! Kudos to you good mate for the gritty realism of these awesome characters. How could one go about purchasing a print of these???
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dry-arts Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This Turtles series is so damn amazing! The more i look at it, the more fascinating it becomes!!11! :D
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xXGlamourousGloraXx Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Powerful is the word to put with this image...
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cykefan22 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2013
My God
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Lupus-Lily Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I thought you might think it's awesome to know that someone out there got your art tattooed on themselves =)

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I saw it and remembered when you posted this so I thought I should point it out to you
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onenine72 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2013
Great work.
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PHANT0ME Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013
990TH COMMENT, B****S, THIS PIC ROCKS!
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MoCo2k Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
Just an awesome interpretation of one of the greatest heroes of my childhood!
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artifart Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013
You've got great work. Keep it up.
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emptynote Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
gorgeous lighting.
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Hakan-AYDIN Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012
wow colors,texture,light all great. amazing work again
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banethedog Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
these are epic! they need to make a movie based on your interpretations!
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rebot4 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012
What I like most is that you've captured their personalities in one shot. If you know the show and the comic, these poses are exactly how I feel they would pose for a photo. Stellar work!
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watchmanspain Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
I'm speechless!
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Laticis Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Seriously, one of the best images I have seen on this site...fantastic work.
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MrEdison Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012
Depth, depth, depth! Absolutely amazing work!!
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JayJ22 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Professional General Artist
This is amazing, I love seeing animated characters being drawn or painted realistically.
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NinjaWoodpeckers91 Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, this is so realistic.
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MICROMANU Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012
i love it!! its my favourite tmnt character!!
What program you use?
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doctanx0013 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012
Love this characters all time,,, amng urs work dave this is realy awesom n my fav too ,,, so i will put these guys all in my fav hehhe :) ,, actually i've seen all ur beautiful post in fb,,ure amazing ,,, n wish u all the best
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FaisalOrb Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012
Aaaaaaand that's why we don't turn cartoons into reality.
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FGiardina Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Damn! I hope Bay makes TMNT like this!
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