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'Wizard of Oz' Makeover by whysoawesome 'Wizard of Oz' Makeover by whysoawesome
Completed: Aug 2009

I'm finally done with my new piece:

A modern take on the 'Wizard of Oz' gang.

I had the idea to do something like this for a long time, and after months of an utter void of motivation to draw, I decided to just jump back in and see if this lingering idea could get me back in the saddle.

I had a blast with it... I added a few references to different 'Oz' titles, and even a few references to Stephen King's 'Dark Tower' Series. (Many more 'Dark Tower' references were planned, but when I decided to include Elphaba late in the game, I dropped a bunch of them).

I hope you like it.

Like I said, I haven't completed a piece in months, so I'd love to hear your thoughts on my new piece!
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russkick Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014
Would love to include this in a printed anthology I'm editing. Please get in touch, and I'll give you more info....
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BigKHfan2 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wicked I love it, but quick questions, is the animal and Animal differentiation from Wicked( book or play) as I havn't read it yet.
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moletart Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2011  Student Writer
OMG! Bloody brilliant!
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psycho-bob19 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011
awesome stuff! I love the wizard of oz, and I really love the dark tower. I'm diggin the subtle references there!
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theodorasconsort Featured By Owner May 26, 2010
This is absolutely WICKED AWESOME!!!
love it entirely, and can't help wondering if they're any character images that go with it?
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Eral Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2010
Loving the modernzation of the Oz gang, especially those monkeys.

Fav.
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whysoawesome Featured By Owner May 12, 2010
the monkeys were a BLAST! glad you liked em.
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TotallySlytherin Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2010
I love the witch and her hat!
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whysoawesome Featured By Owner May 12, 2010
thanks! much appreciated!
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H2-O Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2010
Bravo Whysoawesome! Love the textures and the Tinman's lower midsection looking so much like underwear just makes me giggle.

Scarecrow and Flying monkeys my fav of your designs though.

Cheers!
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