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January 7, 2013
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Robocop Reimagined by ProlificPen Robocop Reimagined by ProlificPen
I've decided to return to pop culture character redesigns for the time being. It's always a fun challenge to take an already, well-established pop culture icon, and try and improve upon it. I chose Robocop as the first digital painting of the year to coincide with the upcoming Hollywood reboot of the franchise. At first I was excited about the film, until I saw what he was going to look like ---> [link]

Which made me much less excited. I decided to dig around on various movie fan blogs and forums to see if I was alone in my criticism. Needless to say, I was not. In fact it's very hard to find anything positive about the new look at all! I think the fans deserve better. So I took it upon myself to try and create my own update of the classic. Whether or not you feel I have succeeded in improving it or not, thanks for checking it out, and I hope you enjoy anyway!

This image was created from scratch using Adobe Photoshop CS5, and an older wacom Intuos 3 graphics tablet. I used almost entirely the default hard round brush, the soft airbrush, and two or three custom texture brushes with varying levels of opacity and flow.

If anyone would like to order this image as a high quality glossy 18" by 24" poster, please email me at I can send them anywhere in the world for $10 USD + shipping and handling.

"Robocop" is property of MGM. This image is property of Yanni Davros Concept Illustration, reposting welcome, but please credit and or link.
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S-O-G-A Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014
nicely done.
Bracey100 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I like this way better than the new movie design. Except the visor, I do like their visor better.
littleman1989 Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014
So awsome
CristianSauret Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Professional
Stop being so fucking good!
DanielMurrayART Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Very Nice. Much goodness indeed.
isikol Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
man you are amazing! your name seems Greek! are you from Greece?
ProlificPen Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Wow thanks! Nope I'm from America, I'm only half Greek, my grandfather came here from there after the war.
benjamix2 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014
littleman1989 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014
So awsome!!
ijustlikehalo Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The thing I found most horrid about the remake is that it's PG-13. What the hell! Does every great hardcore R rated sci-fi action movie need to get watered down reboots for the "kiddies"?
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