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The Orphan by KristinaGehrmann The Orphan by KristinaGehrmann
Tintin visiting the grave of his "father" Georges Remi a.k.a. Hergé.

References: My own
Medium: Wacom tablet and Photoshop
Time taken: Somewhere between 20 and 30 hours, spread over 2 weeks
Close-up at 100% original size: [link]

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This picture is certainly one of the most beautiful pics I've ever seen. It makes me cry (a little bit)...
This so so so touching, I've never seen something like this.
The author is simply incredible. You make Tintin so real, I thought it was a colsplay, and THAT's amazing.
Plus, I love the grass, especially the rose that Tintin is holding. The author has really captured the best moment of the emotion for make me cry. On top of that, I must say that I felt in love with the Tintin's emotion, I thought I can hear the cries. Tha's really a good job.
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24 out of 24 deviants thought this was fair.

All stars filled, because taking away from the fact it's Tintin for a moment, this is one of the most beautifully classic portraits of someone simply missing their parent. The background, the church (which is old and BEAUTIFUL), and just the whole slightly grey tone makes the sombre and lonely mood stand out even more.
Going back to Tintin, he looks so young here, but at the same time, he looks ... reserved? Which suits his character, of course. In some sense, it's like the background is reflecting him, rather then he's openly showing emotion.
It's absolutely perfect, really and truly.
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NatyBarbosa Apr 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I do not pay Internet to you break my feelings I think I've fainted.  Waaaah! 
DorciAlphArt Jan 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
So saaaaaaad :-(

It is wonderfull and a bit sad .

I likeit.


EpicWolfOfDarkness Nov 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This. Is. Beautiful. :heart:

R.I.P. Herge. :pray:
theDMG177 Sep 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The emotion in this Tintin fanart is wonderful!
kiberkitty Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
soulful work
Musou-ka Jun 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Omg, this is fantastic and so emotional. ;w;
BritBritlove20 Jun 16, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
ahah poor tintin
TalieTramontane Feb 20, 2013   Photographer
Tintin adventures have been following me nearly all my life and I am 52. He's my favourite character. Thank you for this and all your work about him and Capitaine Haddock. It's simply amazing :)
Firestorm2121 Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautifully done. This is an amazing piece of work.
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