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The Many Faces of Selina Kyle by AdamHughes The Many Faces of Selina Kyle by AdamHughes
I miss drawing Selina. It sure was fun with her; lots of different moods. She's the quintessential femme fatale.

And YES, I'm aware the she resembles Audrey Hepburn, LOL.

My personal inspiration for Selina Kyle is Ms. Hepburn, circa 1954-57. My favorite face ever.

My personal inspirational cocktail for Catwoman is:

70% young Audrey Hepburn

20% Liz Taylor from CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF

10% Trinity from the first MATRIX film

;-)
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s-u-m-m-e-r-s Featured By Owner May 25, 2014
the best covers EVER!!! :D
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Serephinafae Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014
This design has always been one of my favorites, if not my very favorite, for Selina Kyle. She is simply so beautiful in this guise. 
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Dkaique Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013
perfect
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xthesundancekidx Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2013
4th on top row is the best
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dvaus Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! Wow Wow!!! You gave a real rush of joy with this one...amazing!
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Fawnish Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Student
That's awesome, I see the resemblence! Now I know exactly the right formula for Selina! These are so intense
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CATWOMANU Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012
In the bottom one with the blood she looks like Winona Ryder.
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wheeze86 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2012
stunning
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StarMarine Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2011
I love Catwoman, I love Audrey Hepburn and I love your art! You definitely defined her looks!
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Mad-Maven Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2011
They are all beautiful
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chambernaut Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2011  Hobbyist Filmographer
amazing. my favorite. outstanding. breathtaking. there just aren't enough of the right words. I can see all of your inspirations in every drawing. These are just so cool.
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Huntan-Peck Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2011
Such a marvelous array of facial expression, and so very well rendered! Your personal inspirations in creating this character shows that you have great taste as well.
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theflamingskull Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow... Greatly inspiring work!
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shadowplayacting Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2011
The woman Batman fell in love with? This is exactly what she would look like. Witty, sultry, and fierce. Amazing!
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KittyCyanide Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2011  Student General Artist
Absolutely stunning mix (of course) and beautiful style. Yours, not the ladies'. Though they had serious style.
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hanzo66 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2011
I do admire how you make her look almost photo-realistic without crossing into the Uncanny Valley. Impressive.
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Missetatkissin Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2011   Artist
i love it ;DD
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BamBudBud Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2011
nice combo of three wunderful women....i like it!
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NicholaiKHAN Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2011
I have to say+ brilliant! I tip my hat to you Sir! this is inspiring work.
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AdamHughes Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2011
Thank you very much!
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Kadaj777 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2011   Digital Artist
Your artwork is amazing!!I did some fan art inspired by your work [link]
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MiraVixen007 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2011
Absolutely incredible! I especially love 1st panel 2nd row, such intensity!
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Kerevon Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2011
Yup, verah nice. Wondering how well Anne Hathaway will do in this role....
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coolasianwithglasses Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2011
beatiful
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Cadenitas Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2010
I love your work and you inspirations too!
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doondoon900 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2010
I can see all three of them.
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scoureroflostsouls Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2010  Student
This is really amazing and astounding <333
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Ratattackart Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2010
I love your catwoman! You do an excellent work! Congratulations!
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chipperginger Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2010
these are amazing, I love the 2nd one on the top and the first on the bottom, I'm also a HUGE Audrey Hepburn fan!
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mau Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2010  Professional General Artist
Definitely a fan of your Catwoman cocktail recipe.
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BlackheartK Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
well... I vote for Winona Ryder to play Selina in whatever Batman movie they put into production next. I see her face in here.
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gforrydesign Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2010  Professional General Artist
I thought I could see some Audrey Tautou in the mixture, too. Or it could just be my imagination. (Kinda subjective to the viewer... like clouds in that sense...)
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paintedmenagerie Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2010
each and every face is quite priceless
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Speenu Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
after watching "Inception" this weekend, it occurred to me that Marion Cotillard would make a good Catwoman
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mcherry1 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2010
I love how you made the distinction of Trinity from the FIRST Matrix movie in your description.
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artybel Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Ahhh! It explains so much! I think you do the best catwoman ever! If they ever try to put catwoman in another movie I hope they get an actress based on the characteristics you just described :)
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LeFleurGiulia Featured By Owner May 15, 2010   Interface Designer
your capacity of drawing especially the facial expressions is amazing... i just love them!!
Any chance to see you in Italy someday?
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AdamHughes Featured By Owner May 16, 2010
Hopefully! I've been to Italy once, many years ago, and I loved the experience. I hope to return someday.

:-)
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LeFleurGiulia Featured By Owner May 27, 2010   Interface Designer
you'll be welcome whenever you'll come back :)
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TheSailorGeek Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2010
Perfect combination. Sounds like my dream woman!
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Hazneliel Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2010
Hello, She is amazing. Did you invented the woman´s gestures and characteristics or some comic drawer did? If you did, well, she is fantastic.

I want to ask your permision to use her as the inspiration of a 3D render I want to make.

Her eyes are blue right?
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Spotti Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2010
Do You use mouse or a tablet for this Mr Hugues?
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leodewinter Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2010  Professional General Artist
I live in Arnhem where Audrey was born, my girlfriend lives close to a bust they made of her. Every time I pass I can't believe how the friggin missed the whole point, it's pretty ugly:

[link]
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AdamHughes Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2010
Gah! Yeah, that doesn't really look like her much at all...
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natephant Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i was just about to ask if you based her on Audrey Hepburn, question answered.
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baldricc Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2010
If I could favorite this twice, I would!
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wonderinaliceland Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2009
AUDREY, of course! And you know who else? She reminds me a bit of Zooey Deschanel, especially in the very top right and very bottom left.
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k-m94 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2009   Writer
You're extremely talented, and I positively adore your Audrey Hepburn- like Catwoman. She's long been one of my favourite comicbook heroes. (Catwoman, I mean, not Audrey Hepburn.)
Keep up the fantastic art! :)
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aRecycledHeart Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2009
I really have to say I love how you draw your muse for Selina Kyle/Catwoman from Audrey Hepburn & Elizabeth Taylor. Not only are they my two favorites of all time, but they capture the whole persona somewhat of Catwoman in the sense that those two actresses had that constant allure as though they knew something you didn't. Thus why your version of Catwoman will always be my favorite.
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AdamHughes Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2009
Thank you very much!
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