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Till Lindemann - RAMMSTEIN by Sheridan-J Till Lindemann - RAMMSTEIN by Sheridan-J
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I know, rite? About freakin' time! Haha.

Truth is, I've been searching for a great picture of him to paint for almost a year and come up with nothing (sometimes I'd find an amazing picture, but the quality would be rubbish- too small/too blurry/to grainy/too scanned from a magazine etc.)

Fiiiinally came across this one [link] (by pure chance) and it just HAD to be done!
Loved the expression- it's very him, and the shadows were wonderfully dramatic, but complimenting :nod:. I noticed it was taken in the 2001 era, so I decided to change him up a bit to the later 2007-2010 era.

This is also the first time a painting had gotten the better of me and I actually (literally) cried over it. I was really struggling to get it right because all the details, shadows and sweat drops really caught me off guard. Just plain frustrating- plus it's getting to be a busy time of year and I just wanted to get this DONE :frustrated:

Photoshop CS5
About 30 hours total
Airbrush, Dodge/Burn tool for detail and Sharpen/Blur tool for finishing touches!
Also with the help of Photoshop Skin texture brushes! Crucial tool for something like this!
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chiipyo Apr 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
He needs to see this!
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KattyPony Mar 26, 2014  New member
WOW!!!:o (Eek) 
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nerewhite Oct 6, 2013  Student Digital Artist
wowwˇˇ o_0
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ChristineKalliri Jul 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
. R e s p e c t .


\m/
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Yeefi Jun 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
30 hours...... That's dedication--- how large are these images in the beginning? Details.. dang... you have them. XD
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xxkittyorpantherxx Mar 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Flawless work! I actually mistook the thumbnail for a photo XD
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AnimeWolfGirl101 Feb 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my gosh! Awesome! I've just recently found out about the band Rammstein and have become obsessed! This is an amazing picture of Till! Love it! :icontilllindemannplz:
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AisuPiuPau Jan 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I JUST DIED!!! (sorry for the fave spam) I have seen almost every actor etc. in your pics that I like. AND NOW TILL!!! I LOVE IT!!!! IT'S PERFECT!!!! :D
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wimbo125 Jan 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I just really, really like Rammstein xD and your art ofc!
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Sheridan-J Jan 30, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Hellz yeah R+ !!!
(And thank you hehe)
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