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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 www.mikedebalfo.com: [link]

:iconsquirrelshaver: Pencils: me (Mike DeBalfo)

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

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:iconxxkashmiraxx:
XxKashmiraxX Featured By Owner Edited Aug 13, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
this work has been redrawn without credit.
just being sure your fine with it
Harley Quinn by TheOxman77
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Cassie-is-catgirl Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2015  New Deviant Student Artist
.:Happy star:. WOW
 
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:iconveriimon:
Veriimon Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2015
Hope there'll be *mooe* like this. ;)
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:iconveriimon:
Veriimon Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2015
Dangerously cute. Mooe!
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:iconsantshireikai:
SANTSHIREIKAI Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
VERY SEXY"""!! KAWAII
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:iconorlando-2002:
Orlando-2002 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Legal! :D
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Holly-Draws Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2015
THIS IS AN AMAZING DRAWING!!! Harley is like my #1 Favorite villain and to top it off you drew this and made her even more badass dayyooommm I wish I could cosplay as her one day but idk. Anyways I love your art and I wish to see more in the future!!!
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HarlequinnBebe Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Had this for my lock screen for about a year and now I found who made. It's badass. Love it. ❤
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SteelStrugglin Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Very interesting!
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ArtSkepticBot015 Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2015
Oh I get it! DAT Ass is the bomb B-)

It's both funny and true ;-)
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:iconoff-worlder:
Off-Worlder Featured By Owner May 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
sweeeet! ;)
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:iconcelaoxxx:
celaoxxx Featured By Owner May 7, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Wooooo great Mike...
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:iconnightgarm:
Nightgarm Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2015
One of the best pictures of Harley Quinn i had ever seen :) Clap !
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:iconl-master:
L-MASTER Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Great! :D
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:iconjumbola:
JUMBOLA Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Boom! She's an explosion of cuteness.
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:iconzambiedambie:
Zambiedambie Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
My second fav Batman villain <3
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:iconsystem2015:
system2015 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2015  Professional Photographer
Pay attention ..... someone uses your artwork
you can check:  vox-draw.deviantart.com/art/Ha…
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JediJoshus007 Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Great work meshing the two, kinda simple but not :) :iconbatmanplz: series does have more character and your expression makes it clear. Sometimes I would think "So who is the crazy one again, Harley, or the Joker?" I think Harley makes the Joker seem a bit sane at times :)

But again love this piece, you both did a great job. man I wish I could ink like that. :iconharleyquinnplz:
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Caine001 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Bloody and Beautiful!
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:iconpikefire:
pikefire Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2014
How do you feel about another deviant uploading your work to their account?
fav.me/d891hsf
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TheeOrangeMango Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014
Can I buy a print or print this out, I LOVE THIS!
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gordhanx Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014
Awesome! I really like the details, pose and design.
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:iconjustart27:
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
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Batquinn Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014
Love it!!
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:iconsparkleinmein:
Sparkleinmein Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014
Wow this is really cool :happybounce: 
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:icondeadpool--plz:
deadpool--plz Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014
:iconinloveplz:
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ussrrussian Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014
dope
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TomMcClaren Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014   Writer
With Batman being my favorite, Harley is definitely my favorite female villain. Amazing work, man.
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ShadMoon-Art Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
beautiful! lol love your username! 
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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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shadamy20 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014
Love the style
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:iconjackaxewell:
JackAxeWell Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014
And so starts the Anarchy! :XD:
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:iconmetal-quill:
Metal-Quill Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Good god she is hot
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cheesefoxlee Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014
I am a bigger fan of Harley's classic costume.  It's nice to see something that is modern, but that draws more from the original.  I was not a fan of her naughty nurse thing from Arkum Asylem
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gfm21 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014
Awesome work Clap 
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Rammsteinfan1994 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014
Sweet
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:iconbubblybumblebee1:
bubblybumblebee1 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
I luv her in this outfit! She's amazing either way though.
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PartyHardyMarty Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Nice Work!
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yuukianimeworld Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
love harley quinn and this drawing is just freaking amazing :) love it :)
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Deviciouss Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
Damn, this is nice. I don't really know that much about Harley, but this comes pretty close to my impression of her - the personality especially. :) (And yeah, I agree - the Arkham City Harley's look IS cool.)
The lipstick marks on the bomb are a nice touch, too. :D
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penerotic Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
This picture has been featured here fav.me/d6tyb40 at :iconsexysupers:
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:iconwhmchrish:
whmchrish Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2013
Excellent work. You managed to give her a wonderful sense of personality, and the texture work on her is very tight ^_^ Keep up the good work!
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:iconadamuscollins:
Adamuscollins Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013
Looks awesome
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DreamCandice Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013
Superb Job
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Dawnburn123 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013  Hobbyist
I love her smile in this and the pose
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:icondarkprotoss:
DarkProtoss Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow thats amazing i like her blue eyes :) so beautiful and dangerous :D
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xVermilliontwistx Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013
Wow Nice Job!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:happybounce: Heart :happybounce: +fav 
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TheMightyMrPlow Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2013
WHY IS THIS NOT AVAILABLE AS A PRINT?! I wanna buy it so baaaaaadly.
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SquirrelShaver Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Got it covered! Print---> mikedebalfo.storenvy.com/produ…
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TheMightyMrPlow Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013
And ordered. Thanks a lot man.
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