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IRON MAN by weshoyot IRON MAN by weshoyot
okay...so i happened to enjoy the new iron man movie...and apparently i dont draw enough robots...so here!

edit*...the point came up of 2 minor things i had issues with this film...and what better place to write about 'em than here, on DA... since it's relevant...

you know the first prototype steampunk-type iron man he creates? he's made of iron right?? i mean, tony stark was welding scrap metal right? so wouldn't bullets go through iron? or am i wrong??? the fact that these scenes looked so rad made that thought spill out my right ear rather than linger...but that's numero uno....

the second issue was the goddamn "hole-in-the-shirt-for-my-bright-shiny-chest-piece" BS....i mean christ! I dont think a man would cut out circular holes in his hanes shirts just to spotlight the fricken thingy in his chest...and then half way through the film (perhaps after realizing any arm movements he makes stretches the hole and you see flesh part) they decide "to hell with the holes" and just let the shirt go over the damn thing....maybe penny got sick of cutting holes...perhaps I'm OCD....but that bugged the hell out of me the whole time. It's like 'robin hood men in tights' with the king and his mole...

mechanical pencil & sharpie on bristol

(and yes, i'll be coloring this puppy!)
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kokaro Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2008
First off I love your picture!!!!!

I'm a :nerd:, so I can help with your concerns over the movie.

The smaller one is simple. Iron-man is just his name. If you catch it later on the arom is an aloy. I do agree with you though. The bullets that they were firing ripped through the armor of the humvee like it was nothin, yet he was ok. BUT even scrap metal can be pretty strong if you have thick enough pieces, so it's in the air weather or not they could have got through his armor (armor piercing rounds are very specialized, and it's not cost efficient to have them loaded every time).

The hole in the shirt thing is way easier to explain. Tony Stark is a flashy a$$hole. So to see him turn his weakness into a fassion statement is not hard to see. But then once he realized that there was more on the line he got his head out of his ass.

I hope this helps. I've read comics for so long that I didn't even think about the armor thinkness for the first one... I'll have to take a closer look to see if it was or not.

Excellent picture and good eye, maybe even :spidey: sense!!!!
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weshoyot Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2009
LOL. thanks!!
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re-coil Featured By Owner May 6, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey dude, wicked picture here. I thought that exact same thing about the shirt hole thingys! but seriously. nice pic. :D
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weshoyot Featured By Owner May 6, 2008
hahahah...i wonder whose job it was on set to cut out perfect holes in his shirts? LOL

...and thanks!
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re-coil Featured By Owner May 6, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
lol no problem!
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IronMan-Club Featured By Owner May 5, 2008
I'm from the Iron Man fan club and would be delighted to feature this wonderful artwork in the club. See this journal if you'd like to join! :D
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theCHAMBA Featured By Owner May 5, 2008
some slick renderings here!
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weshoyot Featured By Owner May 5, 2008
thanx! luv ur work!
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Chamber005 Featured By Owner May 5, 2008
I was under the impression that he made the armor out of Stark Industries materials. E.g. -- yes he was using "scraps", but they were scraps from missle casings, etc.

I could be wrong, but that's what I assumed.
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weshoyot Featured By Owner May 5, 2008
see...i thought about that...but then i was thinking if that was the case, then wouldn't he not be able to weld the metal all old school??

but if it's some sort of special stark industries stuff, that makes more sense....
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