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Samurai Spirit 4 by Artgerm Samurai Spirit 4 by Artgerm
An old swordsman.

Drawn with self-inking sumi brush. 15mins
Keywords: samurai
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:iconzankurova:
Zankurova Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2011
Ahhh so nice!! What! did it take 15 minuts to draw it??!! O_O shit!
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:iconlightoma:
Lightoma Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wowwowow! thats just so fkn awsome =0!
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iternallife Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2010
*MILITIA VOICE* I think you were suppose to hold the katana, from the pommel whit one hand, to the ent of the handle, whit the other.
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sharinggansamuel Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your like the only who cares about that ^_^

stop hating and saying his art sucks >:|
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:iconiternallife:
iternallife Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2010
*MILITIA VOICE* YEAH FUCKING CRITISIM OR POINTING OUT SOMETHING IS HATING, GODDAMMIT MAN, THAT IS SUCH BULLSHIT, I DIDNT EVEN SAY ANYTHING ABOUT THE QUALITY OF HIS ART, ARE YOU HIGH MAN?
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sharinggansamuel Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
idk Holding it like that isnt uncommon in Anime with swords or whatnot.

hater lol....
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:iconiternallife:
iternallife Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2010
*MILITIA VOICE* YEAH DONT SEARCH FOR TRAINING VIDEOS OR REASERCH THAT STUFF, WATCH ANIME THATS THE LOGICAL THING TO DO. Goddammit man
no just pointing something out
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sharinggansamuel Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Just sayin ^_^

rofl

They dont hold it like that always in Old Samurai asian films :o
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iternallife Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010
*MILIA VOICE* I WAS ALSO JUST SAYNG AND POINTING
AND YOU CALLED ME A HATER. YOU MAD, YOU HIGH.
F*CKING TRAINING VIDEOS, WATCH THOSE, NOT FICTIONAL MEDIA
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sharinggansamuel Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hehe
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OlivierLanguila Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2010
Nicely done with the ink..really cool man
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CrazyCottonCandy Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2010
Great!
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s-o-n-q-t-a Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2010
great sketch...impressive!
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Kajitennoo Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I will say that you're a good artist but he is holding the sword wrong...
the correct way is the right hand pointer finger is in the first diamond notch below the tsuba (blade guard) and the placement of the secondary hand is found by the pinky finger being placed on the pommel then wrapping the other fingers around the handle.
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Pablocs93 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Incredible O.o
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:iconawrozee:
AWRozee Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2009
Great work, it´s fantastic!!!
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:icongrahamecracker:
grahamecracker Featured By Owner May 15, 2009  Professional General Artist
I'm blown away. Very happy for you that your Samurai Spirit 5 is featured as the new poster.
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:iconwai-jing:
Wai-Jing Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
I've had this in my Favourites for ages, just came back for another look.

Question: What the heck is a self-inking brush, and where can I get one?! :o

This looks beautiful - I love the line quality, very traditional-looking. Love how you did the hair - looks awesome :D
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vanystisalive Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
do you have any tips for me?
here click on this [link] see my gallery and comment if you have any tips for me?
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:iconboldo:
Boldo Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2009
samurais never get old
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:iconrataius:
rataius Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
awesome pic it is really kool
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:iconnemesiyo:
NEMESIYO Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2009
dude I LOVE YOUR AMAZING WORK!!!!! your a great inspiration for me to work harder at drawing!
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:iconwolverine95:
wolverine95 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2009  Student
awesome!!!!
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:iconfist-of-fury:
fist-of-fury Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2008
this is pretty kl. did you use sumi brush on the face aswell? the lines look a lot cleaner and more exact than the rest.
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:iconnick-alynn:
Nick-Alynn Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2008
uhm yea cool, i think this would be great on a tshirt

What he^ said.

Again, nice work, mate.
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:iconniemue:
Niemue Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2008
I love your technique : ) Very nice!
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:iconsommum:
Sommum Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wonderfull!!!
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Chuchu-Otaku Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2008
nice inks!wow
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:iconjo-kenni:
jo-kenni Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2008
Again, awesome lines and you are fast! =)
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oxymor0nic Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2008  Student Photographer
i don't know man, how does any human do this in 15 minutes? love the details on his face
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HiSchmidt Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2008
HOLY SHIT. 15 minutes? You're my hero.
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:iconhaven700:
haven700 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2008
Thats really cool, nice lines and shapes to it. Did you use any reference?
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:icontsuchimi-kun:
Tsuchimi-kun Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2008
WTF?! 15 minutes lol
this is amazing go to my favs now!
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:iconkisham:
Kisham Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2008
Ink + brush + samurai = BRUTAL!!!!!
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:iconnetworking:
Networking Featured By Owner May 23, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
yeah I love the artwork should definitly pursue some form of art career :P very nicely done
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AzraelDarkAngel540 Featured By Owner May 22, 2008
this is beautiful!
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:iconbentonic:
BenTonic Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2008   Interface Designer
Nice style of drawing.
Cool linemanagement.

cya
+fav.
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:iconwndrldalice:
WndrLdALice Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2008
Wow. this si amazing!
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neversaythehit Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2008
this one is way much better then that pepper of you.
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knockmesilly Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2008
awesome!!! :D
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:iconxiano185:
Xiano185 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2008
unbelievably cool! :)
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:iconfranzideaux:
FRANZideaux Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2008
15 EFFIN MINUTES?! THAT WOULD'VE TAKEN ME FOREVER!! SERIOUSLY :jawdrop:
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hyperflamable Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2007
shhazzam :P , very nice , is that India ink or Chinese ink?
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SXManiac Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2007
I'd buy it ina Tshirt or to put on my car.
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:iconalacarde:
Alacarde Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2007
That's awesome. Definitely one of the better that I have seen.
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GERMZ18 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2007
hey this is a great pic, its mad detailed what program did u use
so what u think of mine i know that there not much but i just started lol?
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:icongermz18:
GERMZ18 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2007
hey this is a great pic, its mad detailed what program did u use
so what u think of mine i know that there not much but i just started lol?
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theshadowmistress Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2007
So beautiful and authentic-looking - like an ancient painting. I want one of those brushes! lol
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:iconxdawg:
xdawg Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2007  Student Interface Designer
i love sketches and i love how u drew the clothes.
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:iconjyoz:
jyOz Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2007  Hobbyist
15 minutes.. wow..

i love your lines >.<
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