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-dark shadows: new vision- by runty -dark shadows: new vision- by runty
Second try (of 3) at the lovely, mysterious Barnabas Collins~ :heart:

Maybe it's because I've had to stare at this guy for a looong time to draw him properly, maybe it's Johnny Depp's cheekbones (god I hope I shaded them properly here!), or maybe I just have a thing for the quiet and enigmatic, but...

He has this charm, I swear.
I can't wait to see the movie! @u@

Barnabas Collins/Dark Shadows (c) Tim Burton
art (c) Janna C. 2012
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sethkleinburg Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Love that angle of barnabas!
runty Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2013  Student General Artist
Thank you! :heart: !!
Leachima Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:D did I told ya...lately I finally had the chance to see the movie dark Shadows....itīs sweet and scary and funny (but not so much like I expected) but I think being a funny movie wasnīt the main intention of Tim Burton...:)
runty Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Student General Artist
Waaah! No, you didn't tell me!!
That sounds awesome! 8D I haven't seen it yet, but now I want to (wish could see it with you! ;.;!)
I usually remember Tim Burton's movies as more creepy + heartwarming (like the Corpse Bride or Edward Scissorhands), not so much comedy...just a touch of funny here and there... not ALL funnyfunny... but I'm sure Tim handled the comedy in Dark Shadows very very well! c:
Leachima Featured By Owner May 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
aww well when I think of the movie "charlie and the chocolate factory" this was much more fun and not so malncholic! but your right tim burtons stuff is always a bit sad and oppressive!! maybe the media just guild up a different image of the film "dark shadows" look here a funny movie with vampires in the 70īs!
But Burtons movies arenīt so superficial^^ speaking of edward with the scissorhands....gawd,...and old film but sooo sad and socialcritical...ya know the feeling when you canīt watch a good movie so often cause it touches your hard so badly?!-.-
runty Featured By Owner May 21, 2013  Student General Artist
OOOHHH "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" was amazing and SO much fun!!
I even heard that the daughter of the author of the original "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" (Roald Dahl) said that her father would definitely prefer Tim Burton's version of the story- it stayed true to the whimsy, but at the same time realism (of Charlie and his life), and captured all the magic he intended, it seems. :heart:

The media DID really sell it as a comedy. o-o I guess maybe it was the media's impressing this on us. "LUUK. 70S VAMPIRES." just like you said. :giggle:

I cried the first time I watched Edward Scissorhands. ;.; I know so well. And I know I wouldn't be able to watch it again so soon without reacting like that again!
The poor sweetheart, I thought Edward was totally cute and he was a very kind person. ;n; It really resonated with me, and I imagine with you too 'cause we seem to react the same way to things like this- our hearts know what it's like to love someone wonderful yet shunned by society as a 'weirdo' :(
Leachima Featured By Owner May 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
does Edward with the scissorshands remember you of MJ too?I mean heīs also just a simple heart with good intentions and the society around him is just awful ;( itīs unbelievable when ya think how old this movie is :))
Iīm so happy ya have the same opinion about charlie and the chocolate factory...*whisper* am I weird?I think johnny depp as the willy wonka looks sooooooooo hot+cute...xD he could give me a private tour thru his chocolate factory muhahahaha...sorry ^^
runty Featured By Owner May 23, 2013  Student General Artist
;.; Exactly. Exactly.
I'm that girl, and Edward is Michael... and we're so in love and I think he's perfect the way he is but society is all aaaAAAAAAARGHfjkdlsjfljfbjflds;. x.x
I also couldn't believe the movie was so old, but its ideas and story are so timeless. ;.; My mom laughed at me when I told her I'd JUST seen this movie, she saw it ages and ages ago rofl. XD!

DJGKJD;SFA;AA!!1?????? I'm even HAPPIER that you also think Willy Wonka!Johnny Depp is super cuties! O_O I also found him totally cute and charming!!
People say he absolutely reeks of/was influenced a bit by Michael (his distrust of adults, and preferring company of children, and having his own very magical property he lives on), but I don't see it as much. He's a very unique character in his own right :heart: and definitely a ladykiller 8D! That calm witty sort of charm, eeeee. :heart: :heart: why sorry?! You're among similar-minded company, remember?? 8D
Leachima Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
but I do see some smilarities between MJ and willy wonka. youīre right WOnka is a unique character perfectly played by Johnny Deep but maybe I see the mysterious maestro MJ in willy wonka...*drool* no my old passion ghosts...*hiding* thank god, only you know about my ghosts (and now willy wonka)fantasies....^^ muahahah!
runty Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2013  Student General Artist
Me too. :heart: For me it's mostly in the facial features. Those soulful brown eyes, and high cheekbones... :heart: And that myteriousness...

Depp NAILED Wonka, absolutely. My favorite role by him ever. <3 (if I didn't already say this before!)

AAAAHH!! I REMEMBER how much you loved Maestro... remember the fanfic you were writing?? :heart:
I was so happy cause I'd just seen Ghosts for the first time around that time and GAH I WAS SO HAPPY I met you and you were as obsessed with Maestro!MJ as I was!! :iconexcitedplz:

;D I know, but if there's more... you can tell me!!! *double muahahaha!!*
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