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Harley Quinn by SquirrelShaver Harley Quinn by SquirrelShaver
If you follow me on Facebook you may have seen me posting here and there about a Harley Quinn image that I've been TRYING to get out the door and here it finally is.

I was a bit torn with this piece at first and I must have done six to eight different layouts trying to get what I wanted out of it. I'm definitely a fan of the Batman animated series Harley, but I REALLY like the look of the Arkham City video game Harley. The catch with Arkham City Harley is that, with all due respect, she has little personality and zero expression in comparison to the bat-shit-crazy animated series Harley--a character trait that I think really defines the character. I just couldn't get myself to draw the stone faced Harley depicted in the game so I thought I'd try my best to mash the two very different versions of the character together and see what comes out.

Things looked pretty good to me when I was done with the pencils, but I have to admit that I did not foresee how expressive and energetic Ula's colors would make this. Once again I have to tip my hat to her for her making my pencils pale in comparison to the fully rendered color version.

Can't make it to Phoenix Con? No worries. Residual prints will be made available online at [link]

:iconsquirrelshaver: Pencils: me (Mike DeBalfo)

:iconsinhalite: Colors: (Uber-awesome) Ula Moś


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TheeOrangeMango Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014
Can I buy a print or print this out, I LOVE THIS!
gordhanx Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014
Awesome! I really like the details, pose and design.
JustArt27 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
i soooooooooo agree with you one the which harley do we like analysis. ive got on deviation of her in my archives that i drew a while ago, was thinking about revisiting her and was running into the same problem you were, if i do take a crack at it, ill follow your lead on this one (then warp it one more level lol), what do you think :pc: tackle it or move on to Poision Ivy
Batquinn Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  New member
Love it!!
Larvatum Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014
Wow this is really cool :happybounce: 
deadpool--plz Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014
ussrrussian Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014
TomMcClaren Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014   Writer
With Batman being my favorite, Harley is definitely my favorite female villain. Amazing work, man.
thebobsquadlol Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
beautiful! lol love your username! 
XxSeeminglyCreepyXx Featured By Owner May 30, 2014
Just pure awesome :) I love Harley Quinn. She's amazing, plus super hot. x3
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