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King Henry VIII by boblea King Henry VIII by boblea
This is a front cover illustration I did for a book called The Secret Life of Henry VIII. It was one of a series of books depicting historical figures as modern day celebrities.
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SenseiHoots Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014
Hahaha this is amazingly funny :)
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boblea Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014
Why, thank you m'good Lord Sensei :)
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StasiaM Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013
This brought a much needed smile. :-)
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Mysticalblackangel Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Yup, thats Henry! Biggest pimp in English history~
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Notyrgrl Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012  Student Writer
Awesome!! Love the shhh......... thing!!
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:iconboblea:
boblea Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012
Thanks. I had great fun doing this one :)
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Chaosfive-55 Featured By Owner May 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Featured for fun in my Journal today! :w00t:
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:iconboblea:
boblea Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012
....two months later.... Thanks so much! : )
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Chaosfive-55 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:D You're welcome!!
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DeadPegasus Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2012
I got married to the widow next door, and she's been married seven times before....
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boblea Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012
Haha! How on earth do you know that song? As far as I know Joe Brown and the Bruvvers didn't ever make it big in America.....
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DeadPegasus Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012
Same way all Americans know that song. Ghost!
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:iconboblea:
boblea Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012
Of course!
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Chaosfive-55 Featured By Owner May 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, that song did make it big here in the colonies, I've known it since boyhood!;P

AWESOME portrait of Henry 8.0!!!=P
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trocr Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012
xD
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vampireflutefairy Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011
omg i love this so much!
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boblea Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011
Thanks vampireflute (I assume that is your first name) and thanks for faving :)
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vampireflutefairy Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2011
lol thanx! And no my first name's not vampireflute it's just vampire! xx lol n you're welcome bob
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boblea Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2011
Haha! Sorry about that vampire :)
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vampireflutefairy Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2011
thats okay bobby i forgive you
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boblea Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2011
I thought you were going to chop me head off for a minute....
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vampireflutefairy Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2011
i know ! I'm so viscious! Ah, I'd never chop your head off bob, unless....
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CallThePatentOffice Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2011
so true
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FreakyShadows Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2010
I love this idea!
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:iconboblea:
boblea Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2010
Thank you very much Sav! :)
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FreakyShadows Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2010
you're very welcome <33
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lady-andra Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2010
I like the concept of your art.
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boblea Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2010
Thank you Andra, that's a very nice thing to say.
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lady-andra Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2010
Useless to say you are more than welcome! I really liked it. I always wondered how Henry would be or look like, in the 21st century.
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boblea Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2010
I think he would wear lots of bling! :D
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lady-andra Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2010
He would be such a rockstar of our days! Though it would be interesting to try to find a similar celebrity of our century... Don't you think?
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boblea Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2010
I guess these days every tabloid newspaper would be doing an exposť on how much he costs to run. Yes it would be fascinating!
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Nickmeister Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2010
: D
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boblea Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2010
Thanks Nickmeister! : D Sorry my reply took so long. I've been moving house and all that.
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SoyaRoboto Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2010
Ololol <3
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boblea Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2010
Hehehe... :)
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LadyEmber Featured By Owner May 29, 2008
xD Oh my god you must publish this book in Sweden I would die to read it!
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:iconboblea:
boblea Featured By Owner May 29, 2008
I think it was only sold to schools Elisabeth :(
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LadyEmber Featured By Owner May 29, 2008
Oh,Man... No. Oh well that means I have to plan "operation steal the book" xD
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:iconboblea:
boblea Featured By Owner May 29, 2008
Good luck :wave:
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kafytafy Featured By Owner May 8, 2008
thats strange not very many people apprieciate this :(

BUT ITS AWESOME:D :D :D :D :D :D
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boblea Featured By Owner May 9, 2008
I know :( I wish more people would fave it (hint hint)

THANKYOOOOOOOOOOOOKATIEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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kafytafy Featured By Owner May 10, 2008
YOUR WEEEELLLLLLLLLLLCOMMMMMME!!!!!
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boblea Featured By Owner May 10, 2008
Hahaha!
Yeah *sigh* not even people who say it's awesome fave it *hint hint sigh again* oh well........
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kafytafy Featured By Owner May 10, 2008
lol i thought i already faved it,oh well i just did^^
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:iconboblea:
boblea Featured By Owner May 10, 2008
Wow thanks kafytafy! What a loverly surprise! Whatever made you think of faving it? Hahahahaha!

Really, seriously, thanks :)
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kafytafy Featured By Owner May 10, 2008
well,i have to do this persuasive writing thing for Social studies,& i chose henry VIII,then i looked him up here,and thought this picture was cool:D

PS:how do you make your pictures so 3 dimensional?
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boblea Featured By Owner May 10, 2008
Ah, right!

They actually are 3 dimensional. I do most of my stuff in 3D programs. :D
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selfregion Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
:clap: :omg: :clap:
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boblea Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2008
:bow:
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