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John Constantine by redderz John Constantine by redderz
[Movie Version] XD

Yes, I'm on a Constantine kick, again! I seriously love that movie... I can watch it over and over and not get tired of it. I think it's the whole 'connection with my characters' thing. It's perfect. Keanu is love, I don't care what you say. ;)
I love this part of the movie. It's where Balthazar says "Johnny boy..." and John turns around real slow to glare at him. :heart:

Like always, screencaps of progress are here:

Screencaps 1
Screencaps 2

Ref pic is here, I took it from my DVD:

Ref Pic

PS. I'm gonna stop drawing pics with dark red backgrounds now. This is like the 4th in a row or something. XD

Image *redderz
John Constantine DC Vertigo/Warner Bros
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dakky2772 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2015  Student General Artist
This is unbelievable!!! Awesome drawing!!! Its so lifelike!!! How did you do this?
isabelzavoranu Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2011
If you hadn't included links to the progression pictures I would have had a hard time believing this is not a photograph. It's unbelievably life like. You did a fantastic job. And I agree about the movie. I've seen it a few times and it never gets old. :smoking:
ynne-black Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2011  Student General Artist
well, Constantine is the best movie I've ever seen... so I like it. ^^
AyanAyzodei Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2010   General Artist
wicked airbrushing.
Trinity-Destler Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2010
That is ridiculous. It looks so real. Fantastic work.
DuchiGaby Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2010
ANDREYGORKOVENKO Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2010
бля, Абажаю этого мужика, круто))))
Chriistiie Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2010
i love the movie and i loce Keanu Reeves *__*

very nice picture, very nice ^^

well done
DreadfulPrincess7 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2010  Student Photographer
I love him :heart:
TheSerasVictoria Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i love him too<333
Shashi92 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:wow: :clap: :thumbsup::) :worship: :+fav:
Zodika Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2008   Digital Artist
I thought that was an actual screenshot.
Amazing. -Claps-
I love Keanu. I wish to see Constantine, but I have failed to do so in my spare time
Ari81 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2008
That's amazing! And Keanu is such a beautiful man.
PEYRIN Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008  Professional General Artist
muy bueno tu trabajo. exelent
PolkaDotsBaby Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2008
OMGOSH SAME! i watched that movie for the first time like four days ago and i have NOT stopped watching it! This is awesome btw, VERY good skills you have! Trés bien =D :heart:
AustenMengler Featured By Owner May 17, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
this is perfect! :wow:
what-Sarah-said Featured By Owner May 3, 2008  Student General Artist
This looks great, awesome job with it : )
By the way....You are totally right!! Keanu is love! I just literally watched that movie, I love it so much!
toadhall111 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2008
Amazing work. :o
MissW Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2008
It's incredible how realistic you made it! Really amazing, I love Keanu Reeves and I love your portraits ^.^
puchitis Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2007
Amazing , this is really good, the lighting efects look awesome!
Nice job
Rose3212 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm in love with him! Nice one!
dylanbishop Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2007
My jaw just hit the floor. Before clicking this the voice in my head told me, "it can't be a drawing..."

My mind's been blown! You are so talented!

AustenMengler Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
holy crap that is soo good!!!!! amazing
Blue-Vylette Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
OMG!!! Its my KEANU!!! :D :drool: I love it!
AmyWeaving Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2007
Dude Its Mr. Keanu Reeves! wooooot, i havent seen this movie but my cousins gave me a poster of it......
nidhi-rathish Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2007
HyperMuseumBurn Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2007
ahhh *faints*
lol brilliant Job.
How did you ever create this?
Horse-Luver Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2007
This is simply amazing D8 I thought this was a photo. Seriously, I dunno how someone can draw so well ~ :heart:
Lycan-gothwin Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2007
THEIR MAKING A SEQUEL! SPLEEE! 2009 HURRY UP! I kid you not, a sequel is coming Keanu and all
redderz Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I heard! :D *is excited* I hope they don't ruin it though. XD
WinLAO Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2007
omg! this is amazing!! i was looking at it and i still cant believe it's a drawing! ::has a seizure::
FrozenxRose Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2006
ZOMG I thought it was a photomanipulation :| That's just grrrreat :|
Wispmage Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2006  Student Interface Designer
Thats simply incredible. When I first saw it I thought it was just photo manipulation, but I checked out the screen caps of your progress and I gotta say, holy ****. Thats amazing. A fav for sure. ^_^
AllieNine Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2006
oh, yes, that is my favourite scene! I know every single word! *points to her sig*
your portrait is fabolous! I belived it was a photo!
Great job, really
x-emeraldeyes-x Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2006   Traditional Artist
Again, I would not be able to tell it from a photo. I just can't find words to describe how remarkable all your portraits are! It makes me wants photoshop even more than I have been for a while now...and wow do I hope I can draw things at least slightly near as good as you do on it! :D
I love this movie! And Keanu...he's so awsome...people put him down way too much.
This is so cool.

P.S. You have good taste in movies :)
Lisa-AngelOfDarkness Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2006  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:O I am speechless. You have some fine talent. It looks so REAL. I really only have one bit of critique - his lower lip is bit too blurry and sore of just blends with his skin, but I don't know, I'm not much of an expert in these things. It still looks pretty freaking amazing. :D
recurringdelusions Featured By Owner May 5, 2006
Your coloring is so smooth it's almost too smooth =0 like they don't have pores
RaptorE Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2006   Traditional Artist
I was looking for Constantine pix and stumbled upon a Fight Club quote. It's interesting how the characters from both movies feel about life. I just found that interesting.
Roum Featured By Owner May 4, 2006
God that movie is pure awesome. 8D I've only seen it about a bajillion times. In fact, my boyfriend and I just watched it today. XB

You do an awesome job at these portraity things. You made John look just how he should. :0
It'd be superfuckingspiff if you did one of these of Balthazar. I have a thing for the snotty stuck up assholes in movies. X]
redderz Featured By Owner May 5, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love Balthazar because he reminds me of my character Lexx. XD XD
I would SO love to do one of him at some point! :heart:

I've watched Constantine about a bajillion times too. It's my favourite movie EVER!
Hirui Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2006
I'm always amazed at how perfectly you can do these. =3
Fallex Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2006
When first looking at this picture, i sat here and wonderd why you had an image of keanu posted, but like the majority of these commenters we looked at the steps and to my complete suprise it wasn't a photo; truly outstanding. To be able to produce something so realistic like that from such a rough sketch is certainly a huge accomplishment.

I think what makes this is the fact you have gotten the tone and lighting spot on, plus the suit really adds to it. How did you go about the lighting and texture on the hair?

Are you able to produce pictures to this standard like this from scratch without a referance picture?

Im taken aback by this... shame the film wasn't that great :picknose:
redderz Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for the lovely comment!

I use dodge and burn for the hair texture, using the pressure sensor on my tablet. It really helps to get the strokes from thick to thin!

I may be able to do this without a reference, but I haven't tried! ^_^; One day I will, definitely. I'd like that challenge! It's one of my main goals, to produce an original pose!
Fallex Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2006
Well, I suppose I'll have to Dev watch you and find out X)
RoseBlood7 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2006
Amazing job!
nrxia Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2006  Professional General Artist
Yeah, so I wasn't sure if my last comment sounded like a compliement or not, so here's another one:

F***ing awesome work!! Positive adjectives are to be thrown in your general direction!
nrxia Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2006  Professional General Artist
Holy crap. If it weren't for the progress shots, I'd think you just ripped Keanu Reeves out of the movie and just changed the background.

Have you achieved enlightenment through art yet?? 'Cause it looks like you're pretty close...
X-KhaN Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2006   Photographer
I think after scarecrow this is another masterpice in ur gallery :) :clap:
gag75 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2006
You win at life once again...
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