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The Joker by EmeraldWolf77 The Joker by EmeraldWolf77
A picture of the Joker, edited by me. Pardon the squares, I'm griding it and going to paint it in acrylics. :] Photoshopped.

"The actor is Conrad Veidt as Gwynplaine in 1929's THE MAN WHO LAUGHS. It is this character that would inspire Bill Finger and Bob Kane to give birth to The Joker." - ~Sonic1002

Many thanks go to ~Sonic1002 for that bit of information. I'm glad I can get my facts straight now, lol.

Thank you. :]
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Skeleton-Boy Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2010  Professional General Artist
Conrad Veidt was the bomb. If you haven't seen The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari, I highly recommend it. I love the idea of modeling a version of the Joker after Veidt.
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Eisratte03 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2008  Student General Artist
What a beautiful smile :)
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EmeraldWolf77 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2008  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Indeed. It was very fun photoshopping him. :]
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Kipachie Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2008  Student Digital Artist
Wow! Dude that's amazing! It's so freakin creepy...
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EmeraldWolf77 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2008  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks! I thought he was, too. He's one of my favorite characters.
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Sonic1002 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2008  Professional General Artist
The actor is Conrad Veidt as Gwynplaine in 1929's THE MAN WHO LAUGHS. It is this character that would inspire Bill Finger and Bob Kane to give birth to The Joker.
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THE ORIGINAL PIC:
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EmeraldWolf77 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2008  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks! Glad the mystery is solved. It's a good thing someone knows their movies, lol. :]

Thanks again for helping us figure out who it is. :)
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Smeat Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2008   Traditional Artist
wow, thats really creepy...in a good way. :D

Heath Ledger will be spinning in his grave.
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EmeraldWolf77 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2008  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
If it wasn't for Conrad Veidt apparently, Heath Ledger never would've had that role (that I hope will be amazing), lol. Thanks though.

I liked the background even more than the face actually. ^.^;
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Smeat Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2008   Traditional Artist
i think it all works well together. :)
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