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NMP - Yondaime by nightambre NMP - Yondaime by nightambre
For the Naruto Memorial Project.

I was lucky enough to get Yondaime in my random assignment. I put his name on the list as a joke, figuring I wouldn't get it, and lo and behold, I did (and was the first, to my understanding. I"m still tickled about that. Watch me dance with glee!). So, ever since this thing started, I stressed and stressed and pulled my hair out because of who he is, I wanted to do him some justice. And I surprised myself with how quickly this picture turned out once I got around to /doing/ it, and I'm halfway proud of it (those who know me know I hate my art).

Yondaime is the Hokage who defeated, and sealed the Kyuubi. I find him fascinating because here's this guy who has this huge role in Naruto's backstory (and an uncanny resemblance to Naruto himself) yet we know next to nothing about him. Anyway, very simple pose here. I was going to put the village down there, but after some attempts at doing a bird's eye view of rooftops I ran screaming, and once I finished with being scared and intimidated to death by it, I came back and slapped some wooded hill/mountain things.

I love my sky. >D

Yondaime from Naruto created by Kishimoto Masashi.
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yondaime.. is he really the 4th hokage?!?!?!?!
Very awesome. Yondaime is awesome, yes indeed. Excellent background, linework and coloring, as well as a great attention to detail! :thumbsup: :D :w00t!: :clap: :clap:

like the coloring and great background =D
LadyGoddess Feb 3, 2005  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wonderful picture and description by you. Have you ever noticed that we really don't know anything about Naruto either? I'm semi-surprised the show just isn't called "SASUKE" because everyone in the series is obsessed with him to some point while Naruto is just the after thought.
metal-h3dgehog Nov 10, 2004
Yondaime-ness! He's one of the most influentail characters yet he's surrounded in mystery. We'll get to know more behind the man eventually ~^ Love the artwork and scenery :D
Toki-chinko Oct 26, 2004  Professional Traditional Artist
sweet he looks so awesome!
oh, great job on this, i love it^^ very nicely colored :)
Valli-chan Sep 16, 2004  Student General Artist
I like your sky tooooo.Its very nie and yesss you did Yondy justice!:hugs him:We all miss him.
niceness. yep. very good.
did you know that yondaime is Naruto's dad?
well, they dont say that in the actual series but omg. its sooo obvious.
anywho. lovely work. *pats yondies hair*
nightambre Sep 13, 2004  Hobbyist General Artist
Hee... Yes, I'm very, very well aware of that theory. I even felt the similarities in looks were highly uncanny when I first saw Yondy.

But, alas, it hasn't been confirmed, so it's still a theory. ;)

Thank you for the comment and the compliment!
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