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Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer) 1/6 scale paint job by DarrenCarnall Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer) 1/6 scale paint job by DarrenCarnall
I was sent this two inch tall (the face is just over one inch) head by a client for a full paint job, so I spent some time studying pictures and video of the character, and of Val Kilmer's face (eye colour etc) ...and then I spent a full week painting it. There's lots and lots of layers on this... I tried to capture that unwell and clammy appearance he has... but not make him look TOO ill. Still wanted him to look cool and confident.

I have to say this is the favourite thing I've ever painted... it's a wonderful sculpt in the first place, but I'm REALLY pleased with how it turned out... the depth and subtle layers in the skin, the realism of the eyes... I think this is my best paint job ever. I love it!
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Sabriath Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
No kidding. He looks real! Good job! I wish I could paint with such accuracy as that.
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RodgerHodger Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014
The closeup in the right hand corner is amazing. Those eyes are so lifelike.
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forestfables Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014
This is amazing. *-*
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DarrenCarnall Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014  Professional General Artist
*blush* ...thanks you!!! =D
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kawaiinoirshop Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013
This is amazing

Lidia
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DarrenCarnall Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you sooooo  much!! =D
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Marika-Spijkers Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013
Love the eyes, so lifelike! 
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DarrenCarnall Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013  Professional General Artist
thanks Marika! I think this is the best head I've ever painted. I love how it turned out. 
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NightFox Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'll be your Huckleberry... :)
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castinbronze Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Holy smokes! That is amazing!
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