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Indiana Jones Puzzle Card by AdamHughes Indiana Jones Puzzle Card by AdamHughes
This was a nightmare, done before the other Indy card.

It was a ';puzzle card'; an original piece of art meant to by physically cut up and inserted into 6 random packs of INDY cards. Kinda like the map at the beginning of RAIDERS.

This was the first assignment I tried to do after 3 months off due to my injured hand. It was like taking a hill in the Korean War. My hand hurt the whole time, and I was rusty as HELL. Never allow yourself to get 3 months out-of-practice.

Consequently, the likenesses suffer a bit. I was focusing so much on just getting it DONE, I was unable to make Marion or Mutt look right. I was kinda happy with the design of the piece...

This was done on paper with colored pencil, Copic marker, and whatever else I had laying around....
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pytko3 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014
Love it!  Nice tribute.Clap 
teddy09 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2012
Pyro-Archer Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh my God this is my most favorite.
INDYJONES8 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2011
Love it its goin in to the favs!
doughboy2169 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I love Indiana Jones, and I love your work! As an artist I understand your own frustration about making certain aspects "just right". However, I assure you, this is a wonderful work of art. It is honestly my favorite piece!
TheObsessiveBrowser Featured By Owner May 26, 2011
You played through the pain on this piece, man ! " Good " is an understatement.
cheesesteakjimmy Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2011  Hobbyist
Struzan-esque. Superb!
Pompster Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2011   General Artist
yep.. that about sums them all up. Great illustration. I like the cut of your jib, Sir.
AdamHughes Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2011
Many thanks!
morbidcuriousity Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2011
I love how you included the little things... like the birds hitting the plane haha

this is really great though!
AdamHughes Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2011
Thanks for noticing! When I put the birds in, I added the bats to the other side for a little avian balance! :-)

Thank you for the kind words!
morbidcuriousity Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2011
Oh! I see that! I guess I didn't notice the bats before because I was focused on Willie and how happy it made me that she wasn't as big as Marion because Willie made me so angry that whole movie! haha!

You are very welcome! C:
AdamHughes Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2011
LOL; everyone hates Willie but me.
morbidcuriousity Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2011
I just found her really annoying. But hey, each to his own
AdamHughes Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2011
No; you and 98% of the rest of the world feels the same. :-)
morbidcuriousity Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2011
MissieCharmander Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2010
I can sell you dear sir, I'm quite picky with my Indiana Jones artwork. I've had no problem telling friends and colleges in the past that I don't like a certain piece of work or style.

But you, BY FAR, have done the best justice to my favorite series of all time that I would gladly kiss your face if the chance were to present itself.

Until then, I salute you :)
AdamHughes Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2010
Any Indiana Jones fans is a friend to me, and is welcome to one of my kidneys, should the need arise. :-)
JoetheMick Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2010
goal in life. do anything like this with two good, working hands.
Ethalinia Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2010
Awesome! I love the colours :)
indytim Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2010
Just amazing! I'd love to see a full-size collectable poster using the same idea, celebrating Indy's movie adventures. Maybe produced not unlike your Art Nouveau Slave Leia print (which I am a proud of!)
laracroftdiva Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Vannton Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
love it man. When I need motivation I just go find some of your art.
PaulShipper Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
With a gammy hand you conjure up this quality Adam! Awesome! I can understand you being hard on yourself about Marion/Mutt, but it is such a well designed and executed piece of work, for that you should go a little easier on yourself... bloody good work. Would hang it in my studio.
KIDFaiz Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
This is a nice piece, makes me want to watch them all over again.
evolpress Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2009
The Marion in this reminds me of the actress Emma Stone [ [link] ] who is turning out to be a great comedienne.
Aiko-Mustang Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's so awesome... thanks for sharing this masterpiece of art with us =D
MerryRogue Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
You, sir, are so freaking talented.
AdamHughes Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2009
That is freaking sweet of you to say! Many thanks.

DTM352 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2009
I Love It!
narrator366 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Wonderful work!
vectorsmash Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009
Oh, that's gorgeous. I really love the compositioning too! It really feels like you've captured a legacy in this piece.
Madmyrdoenian Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2009
I could recognise marion right away, but mutt did take me a bit. Only missing one thing... GENERIC HENCHMEN! HOORAH! oh! ahem... excuse me... *whisper*generic henchmen made these movies awesome!
Ridestorm Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist

Simpy magistral O_O
Olitoth Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2009  Professional Writer
Very impressive !

Do you know this artist on DA ? [link]

He's super good like you with photoshop.
kimmi23 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2009
Cafcow Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2009
This is so cool! I love how it has all four movies there. It looks awesome. ]:3
BRESSEND Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2009
Love it there´re the two eras of Jones ^^
Lady-KL Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
COOL! I like the warm color scheme! The glowing effect is great, and out of all the portraits, I think Indy's dad turned out the best. :)
dragontamer272 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You have done so well on that, I really like that.
x-shaman Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2008
Nice work...but why Shia Lebbouf ? He's one of the worst George Lucas's characters (the worst is Jar Jar, of course ).
RogueDerek Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008
Eh, I thought he had his moments. Besides, nobody's as bad as Jar Jar.
AdamHughes Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008
Because Lucasfilm and TOPPS told me to include Mutt. As a commercial artist, you have to do what the client tells you to do, or you don't get paid.
KenWongArt Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Even with an injury, you still keep me in awe Adam! I remember when I injured my hand and tried drawing too. Not a fun experience. You still can draw circles around the best of us regardless. Truly a master innovator of this medium indeed!
sailor-tweek Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2008
The 2 qualities I like about this piece is the references to every Indy film and the watercolor-look of the artwork. I can see what you mean that the likenesses aren't spot-on, but this really is a great piece! SOrry it was such a bear to finnish, but you did a fine job ^_^
spectremanLIVE Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2008
3 months out of practice??? Man, I'm 15 years out of practice and struggling. I feel your pain!

Still, it's exceptional work because you're just awesome like that. :thumbsup:
dsantiag Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2008  Professional General Artist
Excellent design! You did get all of the elements of the Indy films in one shot, and that's a feat unto itself, as it would have been very difficult to choose what to use.
vassink Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2008
Cool!!! i love Indiana Jones and you work!!
sonrayaz Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2008
indi saga rocks!!!!
Kael-Seleill-Nulaad Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2008
true, that reminds me to practice more, I got rusty this year.
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