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Disney Heroes - Prince Hans by davidkawena Disney Heroes - Prince Hans by davidkawena
Disney Heroes - Prince Hans

When the time came to start working on the portrait of Hans I was facing two issues. One, is Hans really a hero? Two, his design.

Anyone of my closest friends and anyone who knows me, know how much I loved the design of prince Hans. Much like Kristoff, I think the artists in Disney managed to brake the mold of the handsome guy much like they've done with previous heroes such as Aladdin and Tarzan. But with Hans, his facial features and body proportions took my by surprise.
His broad, yet somewhat curved shoulders represent a great contrast to the rest of his body which is more lean and long. I chose to present Hans in sort of a 'royal portrait' type, much like the drawings you see in actual palaces. I wanted to show his beautiful profile, lit and shiny, but at the same time, we see his back, he cant hide it from us, hide his true identity and this is where his dark side appears.

The background he stands in is what I imagined to be his own palace, before coming Arendale. It is regal and beautiful, but the light that shins on it only shines half way through and leaves a lot more of that regal beauty in the dark, much like Hans' childhood, as he explains in the movie - being the youngest of 12 brothers who never really paid attention to him.

I felt somewhat sad for Hans when I knew his story line almost a year before the film was released. He seemed to be more of a product of his environment then an actual evil guy.
That allowed me to feel more comfortable in adding him to the collection.

Plus, as Anna so well put it, he is just 'gorgeous'.

That is why Hans is soon to get his 2nd front portrait, a full body one, head to toe which I hope to finish very soon.
DK.
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Wonderful work as always. I love the shoulder tassel things. The freckles are perfect. In fact his face is perfectly made. It looks like the original animation yet realistic here. You've interpreted him brilliantly, even the texture of the skin and hair and muscles. And of course the whole pose is gorgeous. He's deliciously sexy and I could stare at him all day long. His ass I guess could be more rounded but that's probably just personal preference. Anyways, absolutely great work! Thanks for your pictures! Please please please do keep at it! I'm a very big fan of yours!
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Amazing use of light and shade (as always!) which really helps to enhance Prince Hans' character, and emphasise his depth. Your use of colour is beautiful, particularly the contrasting golds and reds, which work to bring details like hair and freckles to the fore. Your treatment of the human figure is particularly alluring, creating a physique with both amazingly realistic muscle areas etc., whilst retaining an air of practically unattainable perfection! A magnificent piece of work, which Anna herself would most definitely have eloquently described as being 'gorgeous'! Cannot wait to see what else you have in store for Hans!
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PleasantRidges Featured By Owner 2 days ago
I agree - he was more a product of his environment.  If he had been more patient, perhaps he'd have been different.  In any case - this is just gorgeous art!  Love it!
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BishtrainerTai16 Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Student Digital Artist
Dem Freckles... So cute! I love a handsome but evil prince.
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TerryPDX Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014
WOW,  so very impressive.  But all of your works is.   But this is over the top good and as a ginger lover you captured a shade and the freckles and fuzz,    just awesome
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Hans is the sexiest and most gorgeous CGI character EVER!!! I love him <3

You did a great job as always.
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SamsterFX45 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Dat ass :datass: 
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naako Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014
AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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LuxSM Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  New member
OMG!!! he is soooso hhhot!!!
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WhiteHart37 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
WOW.. Oh my God... Fantastic work Eyepopping 
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Lovezick Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014
I always wear my royal black silk jockstrap before wielding a sword.
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WTJohn Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
and this is why i love Hans ~ heehee ^_^
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