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A digital painting for an Abbey Theatre poster of William Shakespeare's "Richard III".
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Richard III
or how to pay homage to a king who wasn't nice at all
 
 
The brief asked for a digital painting to go onto a poster for William Shakespeare's play "Richard III".
 
I decided to use the wax reconstruction of Richard III's face, where the scientists recreated his facial features based on his skull recently found at a dig site in a parking lot in England.
 
Painting done in Photoshop CS6 using a Wacom Intuos 5.
 
 
 
 
 
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