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Dexter: The Dark Defender by PatrickBrown Dexter: The Dark Defender by PatrickBrown
Few that was an effort ;)

Dexter is my top fave TV series to watch so I thought I'd let it all out with a new piece. I tried to get most of the main characters in, I am missing a few like Lila, Harry, Quinn, the kids and a few more but these are the characters I prefer. I'm a big fan of Vince Masuka haha! AND DOAKS, I still think he should have stayed for a least an extra season :)

I've been working on this for weeks, just bits at a time. But I'm glad I finally completed it, feels good :)

The idea behind it is the people on the lower left are all Miami Metro, the people on the lower right are (Spoiler) characters who have been killed off. All the characters behind are Dexter's biggest trophies from each season (in order) :D I know Lila maybe should have been up there but it just didn't feel the same.. And the blood spatter resembles Dexters lifestyle ;) It just seemed to fit nicely!

I hope you all enjoy this, I had a great time making it. Please let me know what you think. :woohoo:
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Figured I would finish my night by looking at your other piece of Dexter Art. This is amazing! No no no, amazing doesn't cut it. This is... god. I love this. The blood splatter framing all of the characters is such a beautiful concept, I love it. And the blood splatter looks so amazingly realistic, it blows me away. All the characters are well detailed and even though they have the comic book style you bring to a lot of your work, they still capture the resemblance of there on screen counter parts. The facial expression on Dexter is so much like the way Hall portrays him in the show, that it made me falter for a moment. That disconnected, innocent, puzzled yet slightly sinister look is so Dexter its scary. I also love the array of Characters you've brought to the art as well. I loved just slowly scanning through the drawing as I saw the familiar faces of the past seasons. The coloring and shading was yet again well done, more especially the color you used for the blood. I also wanted to mention Rita in this pic. Wow, she turned out really well. If I was to make any critique it would be that Deb looks a tad funny and I also would have loved to see all the characters in the Dexter universe. This piece of art was so imaginative, colorful and full of emotion, it felt like I should have been paying to view it. Congrates and please make some more Dexter stuff. Thanks.
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PrinceMassacre Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2014  New member Hobbyist Artist
I know im commenting late but again i just came across all your art a few days ago and this one just brought me to tears,its beautiful because i love this show as well and i also like the crossover you did with breaking bad and GTA V and the breaking bad cover photo :D
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KiloOneWhey Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
seriously man this is real fucking art  the expressions  u did it just like they are . perfect gotta love that rita's side smile 
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SayaKurosaki Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this! Dexter is a brilliant show, all their faces are so expressive :D Rita even looks a little dangerous!
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Beffery Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2014  Professional Writer
One of my favorite shows as well. You did a hell of a job. Love it!
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PawsforHead Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow, you're really good ^^ You really capture the actors features, and I cann tell who everyone is ^^ Great talent ;)
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Myrethy Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
All hail the serial killer!
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REFLEX76 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014
I would love to know how you got the blood effects!
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Venom31245 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014
Extraordinary work!
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daveyhames Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014
This is simply marvelous dude. I understand you couldn't put any more major characters in there but it is incredible for what it is. You actually ended up giving Rita wayy more of a 'Wild, Bad girl' vibe than she ever did in the original show, which only adds to this art's energy.
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daveyhames Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014
And perhaps the piece d' resistance would've been to make the 'Dexter' font look exactly like the official logo.
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Ruler-of-Limbo Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
truly outstanding
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DrkFaerieGFX Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
this is amazing, i love your art style.
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That1PersonYouForgot Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Awesome show, awesome drawing!
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animaya25 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Student General Artist
I loveee it!
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YankeeBlueJeans Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesomeness.
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twistedtraceur Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2014
this will be my new wallpaper, many thanks !

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VickyWithY Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OMFG, I think I love you.
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Treyorsomething Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014
Is it wrong to moss Rudy

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Pacific-JapITany Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is so freeking awsome, you are, like a... a...!! X> your so boss!!
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drgothic Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013
You MUST draw "The Dark Defender" comic -.- I would so read it
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elaguardia86 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2013
Who was the guy in the ball cap and who was the last guy on the right? Was that the motivational speaker from Season 5?
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Daniel-Lago Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013
Where can I buy it?
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KleonDnamalk Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
AMAZING :D please make a Comic of Dexter !! ;)
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prettyflour Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This has been Featured in my journal!


:)
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terrorfirmerie Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013
Awesome. I love it.
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MaiJim Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013
A Big Like! Super cool! I love the series. I'm actually re-watching it right now (season 2) and ah, still so good. 
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JamieBiggz Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013
Is the character to the right of Brian supposed to be the skinner?
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Mick-626 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013
Realmente está demasiado genial! lo uso de Wallpaper en mi laptop! deberías hacer otro ya que es la ultima temporada de la serie
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ShakyPen Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013
Very nice !
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tetsuogz Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013
My new wallpaper!!
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JamieBiggz Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013
Mine too
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MB-Graphics Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013
f**king perfect! :)
<3 love it! <3
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oICEMANo Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013  Professional General Artist
LOVE it!!
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niach555 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013
Great style! That artwork is A-M-A-Z-I-G!
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ivanbmrj Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fuckin AWESOME! Loved the real dex in his badge/id/whatever-u-get-it =D
Great work!
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masey9 Featured By Owner May 30, 2013
Amazing work mate! You're a hell of a talent.

I'd LOVE to see how you would go with creating the same kind of montage for "Game of Thrones". I know there are a LOT more characters, but Im sure you could have fun with it, if only with one "family/house" (eg. house Stark) at a time. It would make for a fantastic series!
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poopsterthegreat Featured By Owner May 25, 2013
who is the dude in the hat?
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Thomas182 Featured By Owner May 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great!
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Olesyan Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice work. I like it.
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Hansen-Viscarra Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013
awesome
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wolfragen Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013
its kinda strange to think that 2/3s of the people in this are now dead :)
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demon90k Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013
Easily one of the greatest Dexter artwork concepts Ive ever seen. Brilliant work patrick.
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Laviehead Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013
awesome!
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Laviehead Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013
awesome!
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DougGarbark Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Great mash pic! Love how it's all within the blood and that the characters can all be made out perfectly but have your style infused in them!
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Gaffman70 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
Wow! Great work for such a fantastic show!!!
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spinbin420 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013
incredible. loves it.
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Mille221B Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013
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highway2hell93 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Awesooooome! :D
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Oukami-SuGo Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
So awesome! *_*
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