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Why Dan Cope Rules - Part 2 by No-Sign-of-Sanity Why Dan Cope Rules - Part 2 by No-Sign-of-Sanity
This is what happens when a master painter like Dan “Danno” Cope gets a hold of some of your resin castings and brings the awesome. Dan Cope is an incredibly talented bastard and he was nice enough to slap some paint on my Batman Beyond busts with fantastic results. I couldn’t be happier with how these turned out! =D

Check out Danno’s gallery here [link] to see the magic he’s done on dozens and dozens of kits and come to the realization that many others already have… Danno really is da man!!!

Batman Beyond characters © DC Comics
These Sculptures of Bruce Wayne and Batman Beyond © Walter O’Neal 2007
Paints expertly applied by Dan “Danno" Cope 2007
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:icondpwright:
DPWright Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Can see him at the computer, or kickin ass with his cane! Great work! :)
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Narcotic-Psycho94 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013
This is Insane.....
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lesbianpride1 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Student General Artist
me:you ok there buddy
bruce:i ok i just trying to swallow my lip
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:iconnicolechar:
nicolechar Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2012
....WOW... Just wow. No words can express how awsome this looks!
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pandamonium-123 Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Student General Artist
i was actually extremely upset when i fond out Bruce was old in Batman Beyond, then i realized how bad ass he was and i will always love him no matter his age =] sounds bad coming from a ninteen year old i know i know but i love Batman too much :heart:

this is awesome.

sorry for my ramble
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:icondreamadove93:
DreamaDove93 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
my thoughts exactly, I kinda cringed when I first saw him, but darn is he still Batman in the inside!!!

btw, I've got you beat, I'm 17 ;P
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:iconpandamonium-123:
pandamonium-123 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2011  Student General Artist
:dance:
thats awesome
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:icontraxem:
Traxem Featured By Owner May 3, 2011
its reallllllly fuckin creepy to see old bruce wayne look so realistic x.x but amazing at the same time i cant stop looking at it
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:iconboogerbubble:
BoogerBubble Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2011
I've admired these sculptures for a while but never asked if they were going into production. I'd love to get a pair, even if they were unpainted.
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:iconkingvego:
KingVego Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Old Man Wayne.. epic
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:iconramtin-s:
ramtin-s Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Hi,,the platform that the bust stands on really looks like stone..is it real stone?
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:icondnlnamek01:
DNLnamek01 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2009
Nice. This bust kinda reminds me of Mandy Patinkin. Probably how stoic his face looks and makes me think of Rube.
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:iconyeahsoy:
YeahSoy Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009
Damn.....Bruce looks so bitter and old in this....

I love it.
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:iconhawkeyepaul:
HawkeyePaul Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009
I want one, I want one........
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:iconkatsumodo:
Katsumodo Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2008
Holy fucking shit.
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:iconhobbitfreak:
hobbitfreak Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2008
God, this is gorgeous, and *exactly* how I picture BB-era Bruce. :D
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:iconaakr:
Aakr Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2008
It's weird to see Wayne with so many wrinkles... He looks so much sleeker in the animation.
Again, amazing sculpture, amazing paint job!
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:iconcenturion-lothar:
Centurion-Lothar Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2008
Nothing quite so incredible as two amazing talents coming together to form a single piece of work that is far beyond any expectations that I could have had. This has to be one of the coolest things I have ever seen on DA.
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WinkGuy1 Featured By Owner May 23, 2008   Filmographer
Wow... amazing bust, both the sculpt and colours. :)
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:iconcarnavalias:
carnavalias Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2008
bravo! estupendo!
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:iconsilvre:
Silvre Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2008
THIS is totally mind-bogglingly awesome! The wrinkles, the expression, the eyes...you did a great job, man.
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:iconnamesjames:
namesjames Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2008
I loved the show and your interpretation of the characters is superb. Awesome stuff!
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:iconno-sign-of-sanity:
No-Sign-of-Sanity Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2008  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much! I absolutely adore your work so it's a great compliment coming from you! =D
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:iconjaster28:
jaster28 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2008  Hobbyist Writer
please tell me that this is on the market if not call up dc and make u some coin
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:iconno-sign-of-sanity:
No-Sign-of-Sanity Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2008  Professional General Artist
The guys at DC Direct have already seen these pieces, it's just not their cup of tea. Since my versions of the characters haven't ever been officially seen like this in comics or the tv show there really isn't a definite market for these. It really wasn't ever the goal to try and get these produced anyway. It was more about me just taking the characters and having a good time putting my spin on them. I'm glad you dig them! ;)
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DragonArt88 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
wow....just wow...*claps*
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areliusmars Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2008
Are you planning on doing these for selling purposes? I d love to acquire them!! If that comes to be, please send me a message or drop me a line at my DA page!! :)
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Anna-McNarin Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2007
:jawdrop: You're not kidding that guy does a wonderful paint job! You do a mean life-like Bruce Wayne yourself. You can actually see the bones of the good looking young man he once was.
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peanutbutter-liver Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2007
I'm amazed at how he doesn't just have the redness in his wrinkles, but age spots!!
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:iconsilverzeo:
SilverZeo Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2007  Hobbyist
It's SO real it's creepy.
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:iconkougawuvs:
KougaWuvs Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2007
Wow....
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:iconsteveyoungsculptor:
steveyoungsculptor Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2007
Batman beyond is really cool. like your work so much, particualy spawn and the skull he holds. inspired
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:iconno-sign-of-sanity:
No-Sign-of-Sanity Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2007  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much! =D
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:iconcekay:
cekay Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2007   Photographer
Great work. Like a real man. Greetings from Cologne, Germany.
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:iconandreasfrancis:
AndreasFrancis Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2007  Professional Filmographer
Usually i think paint takes away from the sculpts, but in this case it looks awesome. Great sculpt, and GREAT painting.
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:icondarkknightbatfan:
darkknightbatfan Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
LOL Is it just me, or is Bruce scarier with the mask off during "Batman Beyond"? :D j/k
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oo0shed0oo Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2007
I love the sculpture, the tight coloring brings it all together really well~
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BluDrgn426 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
NICE
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:iconrichardj:
richardj Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2007
He certainly is "da man!" :clap:
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:iconcreepyseb:
CreepySeb Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2007
Amazing...:)
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:iconno-sign-of-sanity:
No-Sign-of-Sanity Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2007  Professional General Artist
Yeah Danno kicks all kinds of ass, and he makes it look like I know what I'm doing when I sculpt! ;P
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Hampire Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2007  Professional Filmographer
:jawdrop: Speechless...
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:iconmikelangston:
MikeLangston Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2007
thats so awsome man !!!! Love the hair and all the wrinkles , how big is this Walter ? Damn thats some fine detailing hahaha !!
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Arthammer Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2007
Double greatastic!!! Man - I love that cartoon and the crusty old grumpy Bruce Wayne is just awesome like your sculpt. Like them both man - painted and unpainted. Danno is nasty wicked with the paints.
Bravo...;)
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:iconmredison:
MrEdison Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2007
O: Wow you are very good at picking up color! This is amazing work! Beautiful job!! :clap:
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TheKnightsTemple Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2007
Dan very good in fact he's better, I like the shine on the eyes, must be using some sort of clear gloss to give it that wet look pretty awsome technique ^^ and I love your resin castings their very impressive :)
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:iconmojette:
mojette Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Snap! you guys rock!
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crump3t Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
awesome..

are the highlights on the eyes painted on ? ( I don't think so ) if not, how did you achieve the reflectivity ?
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:iconno-sign-of-sanity:
No-Sign-of-Sanity Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2007  Professional General Artist
I'm pretty sure Danno coated the eyes with a clear acrylic gloss to make them look wet. Nifty little technique eh? =D
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crump3t Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
spiffy :] good effect. great stuff.
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