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Norman Osborn/Green Goblin -Robert Cuccioli- by Sheridan-J Norman Osborn/Green Goblin -Robert Cuccioli- by Sheridan-J
Lighting fun!!!


Robert Cuccioli as Norman Osborn from the Broadway show "Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark".

He had only been performing in the show for about 2 weeks when I saw it, and he was certainly the stand-out performer of the night.

I had this one planned out for a couple of weeks but never got around to starting it because I realized I had pretty much -no- visual information of him in this role. No photos, no video. And my memory is getting hazy haha. :lol:

Then I thought: Screw it, I'll just wing it and hope I get him looking right in costume. I also had a hell of a time getting his hair looking right....

And then some photos came up on some of the Official sites. Turns out I was WAY off on the hair to start with....but all is good now haha.

So that was lucky- I could have totally screwed it up :rofl: Anyway, just thought he needed some more love- he was great!

I also ended up recycling my Green Goblin picture from here:

I was going to do a new one...but I figured there's only gonna be enough room to have a tiny portion of him showing, and it would just be a waste of time to paint him all over again.

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:iconyukihikari-chan:
Yukihikari-chan Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I LOVED him as the Green Goblin! Saw the show last night and now he and Willem Dafoe are battling it out for my favorite Green Goblin
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BlastClan Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
sorry didnt see that this is the broadway production :(
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BlastClan Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Actually, its going to be Chris Cooper [link]
but unfortunately he wont be play the goblin, only norman :(
but cool goblin :icongreengoblinplz:
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th3laughingman Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012
it's weird how in the anime he had wave's lol
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IllTakePoint Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012
Very cool, beautiful lighting! Gobby is my favorite and my best. But, wait. What happened to Patrick?! :mortified: I really really loved him as Norman. :sobbing: REALLY!

And my moral code dicates that I state: I saw Turn Off the Dark during previews before the rewrite and then again after the rewrite. I have never been so heart-broken in my life. The original was one of, if not the best thing I have ever seen, including movies, plays, anything, and I am a snob when it comes to entertainment. The execution, complexity, art, storyline, intelligence was all beautiful and astounding. I was really excited to see it again and show my siblings. I wasn't able to get back until after the rewrite. The show I saw the second time was a dumbed down version of the first movie. Besides the fact that it had Spidey and Gobby in it, it had nothing to do with the original plot and they cut the third act out entirely. It literally ends where the original second act ended. The songs are stuck in awkward places with changed lyrics because their original position and meanings don't exist anymore. It's been a year and I could still cry over it. Sorry to ramble, but everyone who praises this new version or believed all the "disaster" hype has NO idea what they missed. I have never heard a bad word from anyone who actually saw it back then. It was a masterpiece and it is bad-mouthed all over the place. I just try to spread the word and defend it when I can. Notice that the majority of original cast quit after the rewrite. This is the reason.
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Woman-of-Eden Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
I love all details.
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claraM12yo Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
coolness. make andrew garfield!
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:iconsheridan-j:
Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I'm actually in the process of painting Reeve Carney as Spiderman. Sorry!
But I may do an Andrew Garfield in the future! :)
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Mayeaux Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Superb!
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:iconsheridan-j:
Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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:iconmayeaux:
Mayeaux Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome!:)
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SilveriMoonlight Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
This is a very impressive painting!
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:iconsheridan-j:
Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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SilveriMoonlight Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
You're welcome :)
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MightyMorphinPower4 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012
Awesome work on osborn here
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:iconsheridan-j:
Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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Mumume Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012
Oh Wow! Lovely! I really think you did a brilliant job with that hair! It's so multicoloed and shiney and perfect! I just love it! And I love the green light radiating from the goblin- it adds such an awesome flare! ~^_^~ Awesome!
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Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks so much :)
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jorgeremmy Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome work,my friend! I loved! :clap:
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:iconsheridan-j:
Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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jorgeremmy Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The pleasure is all mine! :dance:
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vale4u Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012
Excellent work
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:iconsheridan-j:
Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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:iconvale4u:
vale4u Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012
you're welcome :)
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isoal Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012   General Artist
The textures on his skin is just fantastic! Love your work
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Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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MabusTheDark Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Mother of god, this is outstanding. You never cease to amaze me.
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:iconsheridan-j:
Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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MabusTheDark Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
My pleasure. ^.^
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ania82 Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012
awesome, great job!!
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:iconsheridan-j:
Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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:iconania82:
ania82 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012
no problem :D
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AtlantisOrca Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
That is amazing i really love the lighting on the back of his neck. It's so bright! Great work. :)
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:iconsheridan-j:
Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
The lighting on his neck was a total accident with the Dodge tool :rofl:
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SweediesArt Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Brilliant work:heart:
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:iconsheridan-j:
Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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SweediesArt Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're very welcome:heart:
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Marskitty Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Robert Cuccioli is playing Norman Osborn now??? Oh my god that is awesome! I love him as Jekyll/Hyde! He has a godly voice.
Amazing work as always!! :heart:
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:iconsheridan-j:
Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
He does the split personality/mad man thing rather well :lol:
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:iconmarskitty:
Marskitty Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It would seem so! haha
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Zhaanman Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Most Impressive a real classic look and style to it too Wow!!
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:iconsheridan-j:
Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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:iconzhaanman:
Zhaanman Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
My Pleasure!
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CindysArt Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Wow! amazing!! :clap:
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Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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CindysArt Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
You´re most welcome :glomp:
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