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Raphael is Cool But Crude by D-pi Raphael is Cool But Crude by D-pi
Raphael is cool but crude.
I imagine Raphael is kind of a punk, an anarchist. He reads all of Splinter's radical political texts. He's dumpster diving for Guy Debord and bombing ads and stuff. 
Raph is an avid fighter but uses Sai because he can subdue the enemy without hurting them too badly. He also identifies with the weapon because it was born from a tool of the proletariat. He busts Leo's bals because he uses two swords.
You can get the original 19x24cm drawing on Maruman art spiral paper over on my etsy.
These characters were made by Eastman and Laird... fuck if I know who owns them now.
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AniqTheGreat Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
There is no way you do this for free... :(
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loverking99 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I know how he feels.
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CarlPearce Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2013  Professional
I love the draftsmanship on this, the 'angle', the shadow, the line, the speech bubble and the dynamism as a whole. Lovely.
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D-pi Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013
thanks

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TheAtomicDog Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013
Gimme a break!
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nights1515 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2013
I would love to see a series with this art style and design!
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EmperorsRoyalGuard Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013
Awesome art brother.

The whole punk/anarchist turtle dumpster diving for marxist texts just seems to fit him very well. Again, bravo my friend.
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D-pi Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013
thank you
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Devinator200 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Great Drawing:)
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RobertTrujillo Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013  Professional Artist
Dope! I was a big fan of TMNT as a kid, so refreshing to see them this way!
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