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jacktar51
01-20-2013, 04:32 AM
A Change from doing pirates,Thought I would have a go at a famous(Or perhaps Infamous) King ,I hope you can see who it is from my painting. I used a reference picture to guide my effort,and I have made very slight changes to make him look a little more realistic,you may be able to spot the differences if you have seen the original by Holbein,the original artist,I looked at as many paintings as I could find,to get a good impression of what this King looked like,didnt rely totally on the reference painting,and this is NOT a paint over,hope you like the result.....Jack.

limey-g
01-20-2013, 05:28 AM
Nicely done Jack, I bet that costume took some time to do.
Geoff

Bobbyray
01-20-2013, 07:25 AM
Gee that looks a lot like Henry VIII. Could it be? Jack.....it is hard to tell from the original painting of him by Holbein. Well done my friend.....well done!

Um was he a pirate too? LOL

copespeak
01-20-2013, 10:08 AM
He was such an insincere, self serving pillock, wasn't he? Excellent painting and very realistic! :D

justjean
01-20-2013, 10:43 AM
A great painting and likeness of a self centred man :)

Mairzie Dotes
01-20-2013, 01:15 PM
jacktar51,
You have captured the striking image of a possible young Henry VIII
in all of his royal (and unpleasant) personna. He tended to have his
wives beheaded when they would not produce a male heir. :eek:

A most elegant portrait showing his better side! :D

D Akey
01-20-2013, 09:53 PM
I do believe you're up for court painter, Jack!
Super dooper. . .


"Oh, I'm 'Enery tha Eighth I am
'Enery the Eighth I am I am. . . "

screenpainter
01-21-2013, 12:06 AM
very impressive Jack. love the golden skin tones. you really captured the classical painter look here. The detail on the hat and shirt are amazing.

coops
01-21-2013, 04:37 AM
What a lot of details have gone into this work Jack its great:)

cartuneman
01-21-2013, 06:22 AM
great work man.....great work...hehe i gotta get busy and paint up some pirates too!

gxhpainter2
01-21-2013, 06:59 AM
Jack a great diversion from the usual subjects.., and beautifully painted.:cool:

Alexandra
01-21-2013, 08:05 AM
Dear Jack Great work.