Lee Clifton "The Joker" works of Art

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  1. Lee Clifton

    Lee Clifton Wisdom and Kindness, A Zealot Sage

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    I don't always work in Photoshop. This was drawn out on corrugated cardboard about 4 feet tall, the area around the Joker was cutout out with an X-acto and pealed away to reveal the corrugated ribs and painted. The rest was hand painting, and airbrush.

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  2. Lee Clifton

    Lee Clifton Wisdom and Kindness, A Zealot Sage

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    I've been working on this one to use for a Joker's Carnival action figure display. The original comic book cover I found on the internet on the left and the cleaned up and repainted version is on the right.
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    Heres the Joker's Carnival poster. Recolored the background and made the text.

    Joker Carnival Logo 01.jpg
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    Lee Clifton Wisdom and Kindness, A Zealot Sage

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    The photo on the left is an over the head Joker Mask photo I found on the internet. The photo on the right I photo retouched into a full faced Joker. I haven't decided what I'll use this one for yet.

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    Lee Clifton Wisdom and Kindness, A Zealot Sage

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    I started out with the Evil Jester photo on the left which I found on the internet. I cleaned it up, altered it to look more like the Joker and repainted it.

    Joker Jester-workup.jpg

    Heres the Joker's Circus of Crime poster that I may use in an action figure display.

    Joker Circus Logo.jpg

    And heres a second version of the Joker's Carnival.

    Joker Carnival Logo 02.jpg

    Hey Guys I added a couple of more graphics. One is the original photos that I started with and the second is a Joker's Car concept poster photo composite.

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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    You did a FANTASTIC JOB! The clean-up that you did on the Joker is seamless. It looks like an original piece of work.
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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    I like your version of the Joker mask. It looks more realistic.
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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    I like the "RETRO" look of the sign. It looks GREAT!
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    Lee Clifton Wisdom and Kindness, A Zealot Sage

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    Thanks Rhaven! I'm planning on an action figure display for one or both of them. I've got the research photos of the old Marx Tin Circus displays from the 1950s to use for ideas. They even have the old tin sideshow runways. I'll use them for inspiration and make up my own textures.
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    Lee Clifton Wisdom and Kindness, A Zealot Sage

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    Thanks Rhaven! It took me a while on this one to make it look right. Especially the teeth and the hair. He would make a great Joker head to go on the front of a car. I couldn't make him 3D like a real paper model, but I could layer him and curve the final to place him over the grill of the car. This face might be a good one to use for a Uncle Joker's Video Arcade sign.
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    Lee Clifton Wisdom and Kindness, A Zealot Sage

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    Thanks Rhaven! This one took me quite a while to get right. These will make great signs and posters for making Joker related action figure displays.
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    You, sir are an Artist!! You knew that already, so I say nothing new, but that was a pleasure to my eyes and for my Brain to behold.:)
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    And again, WOW!! :)
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    Superb!! :)
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    Lee Clifton Wisdom and Kindness, A Zealot Sage

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    Thanks Zathros! Hope to take the Joker Mask redesign and use it for "Uncle Joker's Video Arcade". I'm working on a diorama/action figure display for my adult son called "Ace's KISS Arcade" to display his loose KISS figures. I figured a few changes and it can be the Joker's.
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    Lee Clifton Wisdom and Kindness, A Zealot Sage

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    Hey Guys thanks for all of the kind comments. And Zathros thanks for combining all of my "JOKER" concepts into one post. I added a couple of more graphics. One is the original photos that I started with and the second is a Joker's Car concept poster photo composite.
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    Lee Clifton Wisdom and Kindness, A Zealot Sage

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    Heres another addition to the Joker artwork. This one is is another version of the Jester Joker from the side. He might end up on my repaint of Fiddler's Green pedal-car. If it turns out good I'll use it as a prop to go with the Joker's Circus of Crime or the Joker's Carnival. Jester to Joker-sideview-web.jpg
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    Your artistry is amazing. I enjoy seeing how you make the images your own.
    If you don't mind, I might like to add one or two of your designs to projects that I build for nose art or troop markings.
    Thank you for sharing and also for your tutorial offerings as posted elsewhere in our forum.

    Dave
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    Lee Clifton Wisdom and Kindness, A Zealot Sage

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    Thanks for the kind words. Feel free to use them on your models Dave. They are mostly clipart and decals that I have found on the internet and worked on. I make a lot of action figure movie sets for photographic comic books and action figure displays. So I'm working on stuff all the time. After I finish the Joker Clown Car I'll start on Mr. Joker's Circus and the KISS Psycho Circus.
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    Thank you again for your generosity.
    Dave
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  20. zathros

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    Your work blows me away!!!
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