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Doctor Who vs Darth Vader by Drombyb Doctor Who vs Darth Vader by Drombyb
Exactly what it says on the tin. :)

This is actually a request from Arosenheim : How about an image of the Doctor using his sonic screwdriver on the Dark Lord of the Sith, Darth Vader, and depicting that his lightsaber won't light up. (Perhaps like an motion similar to you and I tapping a flashlight with the palm of our hands when it won't light.)

Here are pictures of myself I used as references (and please don't laugh! ) : [link]

Note: the two female Togrutas in the background are just random characters.

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I do like your style, very detailed - although the doctor does seem a little out of place. The shading of his hair is an odd job - To be specific: The light is behind him and hardly above him while it isn't close enough to give that kind of gloss and shine so tone down a little with the parting at the back of his head.

The left side of his face is a little bright too, surely his hair would overshadow some places but the clothing, I have no critique with.

Vader's left hand looks a bit squiff. It's a little on the skinny side and work on the shading of the light for the hand. The perspective can fool you a little, although its a good job, the thumb of the far hand could be further outstretched while the four fingers perhaps closer together as this is how you'd smack something against your hand as if it weren't working.

Otherwise, A job well done Very good

Ah yes and as a side note - The detail of the two behind the doctor doesn't quite add up to the detail put into the doctor. It's almost as though the doctor's face is from another picture entirely. And try to add as much detail as you have with all other areas - try not to get lazy and the results will be immaculate
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This. Is. Amazing. You've taken two of my favorite things, Doctor Who and Star Wars, and combined them into one amazing work of art. I love how the Vader half of the picture is dark and foggy, while the Doctor's is light and has him guarding the two Togrutas. Perfect representation of dark vs. light, good vs. evil. The Doctor's hand is a little awkwardly posed, but I love how it looks like he's sonicing Vader's lightsaber, which is being deactivated. The emotion of surprise on Vader through his hand is wonderful, since you can't use facial expressions. I really hope those two Togrutas got out safely!
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Andr-uril Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Very cool!  I just showed this to my aunt, and she loves it.  Maybe this'll help prepare me for watching the first episode of Capaldi's series.

Great job on this.  Cool idea, well exploited.  Awesome.
SuprSnke20 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014
This is possible :happybounce: 
BasiliskRules Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi! Love your work. You have inspired me. As a terrible artist but a hopefully decent cosplayer,  I organised a crossover with a friend of mine. Behold!……
Drombyb Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014
Ah! This is great! Congratulations! :)
adnilnosnhoj Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I absolutely adore the concept! Nicely done! Clap 
IcarusLink Featured By Owner May 19, 2014
The doctor will just hack his suit. vader suit stops working properly, which means vader will die. the doctor wins.

sonic screwdriver>>>>>>>light saber.
lockingcosh Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I want to see the battle so bad!!!   
Usagi-Elric Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You can see the Doctor's thoughts so clearly through his posture, he knows, or perhaps thinks, he has the higher ground because of his superior technology. His left hand if angled back towards the girl behind him, so he's not only slightly smug, but that emotion he gets where he's passively angry, and yet protective at the same time. You've done a wonderful job with this, you have a real mastery over human -or perhaps not so human- anatomy. Apologies, this wasn't meant to be a sort of critique, I just had to say that.
ThomasFrank94 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014
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ThomasFrank94 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014
Hey. Someone wrote a FANFIC SCENE. JUST THOUGHT YOU SHOULD KNOW. singingninja007.tumblr.â…
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