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Jak Through The Ages by KeyshaKitty Jak Through The Ages by KeyshaKitty
Yeah, so Jak my be my 2nd fave character from the games (you all know who's #1!) but darnit if the guy isn't fun to draw. :heart:

I am still getting used to my scanner and the way things work with it. Some things are easy to scan with (perfect the first time around) and others I am still playing around with the level-changes to get the image looking right. With this pic, I gave up after about 10mins of fiddling with the levels, because I couldn't get it looking anywhere near like the original piece ^^;

The original has much stronger-looking colours. Like the green on Jak's eyebrows and Soul Patch are a deep forest-green...nothing like the colours you see here. X3

Oh well. More playing around with the scanner next time.

EDIT: A-HA! Now THIS is what the colours SHOULD have looked like with the first scan! - Just like the original! :3 Finally, Jak no longer makes you need a pair of sunglasses to look at him and his bright skin.

Media: Cresent Illustration Board, Copic Multi Liners, Copic Sketch Markers, Tria Markers, PrismaColor Markers, Pro Markers, Reeves Gouache Paint, Reeves Acrylic Paints, Reeves Gouache Paint, Mitsubishi Gel Pen.
Legal Stuff: Jak © Naughty Dog
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:iconwesad:
Wesad Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014
No I couldn't, I shouldn't... Oh for crying out loud, I cannot help myself. I know old picture is old, but did it ever occur to your mind that those white splashes and spots... and when men... and his face and oh I'm such a horrible person.... A horrible, giggling person...
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Infeno66 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2012
We all know jak would not be jak witout his googles jak 1:mute and cute.jak 2:badass and still cute.jak 3:badass desert maan
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BandiHill3258 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I personally like the Jak II Jak, just for the guns :D
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dragonhatchling Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2011
Teen Jak is cool and cute; Haven City Jak kinda cool but scary and anger issues (I would be too if someone pumped dark echo into me for 2 years); Wastelander Jak regained coolness and hotness of teen jak; Jak X total hotty!
Nice work thumbs up!
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:iconshadowzzred:
Shadowzzred Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I LOVE THIS! ;D
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:iconmilliyaya:
milliyaya Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2011
love this :D :D :D
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:iconfullmetalexorcist:
FullMetalExorcist Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2011
uh! he's so funny with his green-ish hair and his soul-patch! when i was little, i think i thought he was a hedge-hog or something, like sonic! lol
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:icongoomann:
Goomann Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2011
This is epic !!!
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:iconemmy00gee:
emmy00gee Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2011
:D
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:iconmrrobotomanhju4:
mrrobotomanhju4 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2010
lol mute to punk to hunter to pilot. ah has jak grown
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:iconslaysomezombies:
slaysomezombies Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
XD total fan of the series! nice work!
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:iconesherymack:
Esherymack Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
*sighs* I remember when he was an innocent little boy like that... and how now he's a seriously hot racer *drool* 0_0
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:iconverkoka:
verkoka Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
it looks like valentino rossi xD awesome ^^
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:iconesherymack:
Esherymack Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
.... that always gets to me, even though he's a video game character, how he was like a little boy, and then he's an angry dude with a big gun wrecking havoc on a city, and then he's banished to the Wastelands..... it just ain't fair.

:tux:
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:iconphantasy-star:
Phantasy-Star Featured By Owner May 7, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Nice lol I love his Jak 2 Expression ;)
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:iconleilanee:
Leilanee Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
The soul patch was a wonderful addition in Jak II. Funny cuz that's really the only thing that seems to have changed at all, but somehow it makes him look much more mature ^^
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sasuke2606 Featured By Owner May 30, 2009
Aw
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:iconmysticmistx:
mysticmistx Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2008   Photographer
Very awesome. LOVE his expression on the main picture. *Squeels* Jak is hot! ^_^
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:iconfuzzyofdoom973:
fuzzyofdoom973 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2008
Very cool!:D
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:icongambitmojo:
GambitMojo Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2008
mmmmmmm jax grew into a HOTT boi (howl)
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:icontorsle:
Torsle Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2007  Student Digital Artist
I like that game.
But NOT more the kingdom Hearts. o.o
I enjoy the freedom it gives you to get eaten by fish-sharks. :)
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:iconnaomi--chan:
Naomi--chan Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2007
wow sexy !:dance:!!!
amazing as usual:D
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:iconlookatmewithlove:
lookatmewithlove Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2007  Hobbyist Interface Designer
wow Awesome work.:D
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:iconnick-husky:
Nick-Husky Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
hmm... Jak remind me from Link from The legend of Zelda ^^;
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xHyperQueenx Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2006
it's amazin how Jak looks in every game he's in ^^
:heart: my favourite one is the JakII look. the long hair always tugs me heart strings :heart:
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:iconneosun7:
Neosun7 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2006
He looks awesome! I love how you did his eyes, hair, color, everything! ^^ Too cool!
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:iconsaber16:
Saber16 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2006   Digital Artist
Jak in his all deserved glory! :D ... I was obsessed with the games through the rest of the summer o_o ... still need to beat Jak 2.

Nice one!
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ayekastar Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2006
*squiiissshh*
gods <3 you drew him so wonderfully handsome! Oh dear, I just love how you did his eyes and face in general; and the colours! His skin is absolutely beautiful! And the greens and yellows:heart: Gorgeous stuff <3
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:iconhare:
Hare Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2006
Dude, the top one is kinda hispanic lookin'. Pwnage.
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:iconrevolver-waffle:
Revolver-Waffle Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2006
cute!!!!
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:iconkymberli:
Kymberli Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2006
He looks odd, to be honest.
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:iconbecsparrow:
BecSparrow Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2006
lovely! The tones look SO much better now! :D nice and dark ^^
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Kyonshigirl Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2006
:giggle: His nose is tiny. But I love it. x3 Can't remember why I never faved this before.

So awesome. x.x;
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Parke-Chase Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2006  Student General Artist
I've always loved the way you do Jak's hair.
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Yakow Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2006
my scanner is a pain in the arse too. Maybe you should try turning the saturation down a teeny bit. it's less owies that way.

^^ great pic. I'm a little late commenting and stuff (as always but there ya go)

love Jak's hair (Jak X) looks spiffy!

you always mangage to impress.
I could try pimping your image for ya a bit if you like. I find my scanner either makes the perfect skin tone look sunburnt or like a tangerine tan! hehe.
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angevar Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2006
:D Long Live Short, Orange and Fuzzy (and long live his sidekick while we're at it).

Awesome job with this (as per usual). I like the white splatter-spots and I personally think that if the colors on this are anything to go by, the original must be amazing.
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OsaP Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2006  Student General Artist
cools~! *faving this because your art style rocks rather than it being jak*
my fav chara isn't dax... noooo of course not... *looks away*
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:iconzombielady:
ZombieLady Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2006
look at his cute button nose!
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:iconsesakath:
SesakaTH Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2006  Student General Artist
Gosh, you're talented!:wow: Love of how U did all 4 of Jaks! :+fav:
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:iconmistress-pandora:
mistress-pandora Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2006
this is really cool, as per usual :)
love it ;D
xXx
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:iconkeneran-akeno:
Keneran-Akeno Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2006  Hobbyist Writer
CUTE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :glomp: ^_^
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gamesage101 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2006
Great work!
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:icongothic-wolfar:
gothic-wolfar Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2006
don't worry, colours are great! (I think)

:clap:
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:iconimanoutcast:
imanoutcast Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2006
ooh...
the white effects rock.
uh... unless that's what's wrong with your scanner....
nice!:D
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:iconayekaloveskouga:
AyekalovesKouga Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2006   Traditional Artist
THIS LOOKS AWESOME!!! OMGOMGOMG*Fave* XD .......Im not into Jak....what are you talking about...? >_>;
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silveremerald Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2006
Ooh I love it! It's so bright and colourful! And the middle chibi Jak is so cute! In a... pissed-off-and-bored kinda way. :) And I like the splatters of white! They give a real cool effect! :+fav:
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:iconaxel720:
axel720 Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2006
great job!
the colouring is amazing! ^^
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:icontarynerhedey:
TaryneRhedey Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awesome picture! I love the chibis at the bottom! too cute!
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:iconazela:
azela Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2006
I'm playing Jak 3 right now, I've never had time to
complete it. Beautiful art!
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:iconryvir:
ryvir Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2006
Supremely awesome.
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