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August 30, 2009
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A Man of His Word by Straye-Close A Man of His Word by Straye-Close
**EDIT-- Well so many of you asked for higher res, so this is as high as I could get without my laptop crashing :D

This is my pride and joy! I have never dedicated this much time into anything and have it turn out so magnificently! I started this last semester and the teacher gave me an A because she knew what was going to go through haha! So now something like 3 or 4 months later I am done! I can not express in words how extraordinarily happy I am right now! I just want to thank all of my friends and family for getting me through this! haha The file is so large i had to find a better computer to finish it on because my laptop could not handle him! I AM SO ECSTATIC RIGHT NOW! WOOT!

Anyways for those who are interested:
time spent: 150+ hours (I lost track after a while)
Yes every bit of this says something in text... from his hairs all the way to his pupils!
I was advised in not taking the easy way out by using I's and )'s for hair, so every hair is his name.

His portrait consists of
1. his name Morgan Porterfield Freeman Jr.
2. Movies/Tv shows he's in
3. some names of the people he's played in those films
4. Just about every quote I could find for those movies
5. and a few awards he has won for being so great!

p.s. Thanks to :icondylanroscover: for the inspiration... [link]

Some contest I think Ill try
:iconameryn: [link] Actors Contest!!!... Sweet Deal!! I ended up winning :D Thanks to all who voted for me... check it out [link]

:iconinomuiro: [link] Contest: A Hero
:iconpierredevlin: [link] DA's got talent

OMG!!!! Thank you all sooooo much!!! A DD :D I am soo incredibly excited right now! If I dont personally thank you all, please except this thanks!! Thank you!!

A huge thanks to :iconsander-seto: for featuring
and another great thanks to :icontaxisareblack: for suggesting and also everyone else that suggested it :D
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Given 2009-09-12
~TaxisAreBlack says: ''Well, over 100 hours put into something and a good result, gives it enough reason.''

Also suggested by ~iHaz who says: ''Christ! When first viewing this thumbnail one would think that it would either be a photograph or skilled drawing.What is amazing is that it is neither and is easily one of the most epic typography portraiture that I have ever seen. With very, very small test in most of it, it is very easy to see all the hard work slaved away to give us this great piece.''

And by =Raishuu: ''I don't know much about text art, but this piece just amazes me! It is easily recognisable, full of detail and seems to have taken an awful lot of work, dedication and patience. And it's not just random letters, every part there says something, his characters' names, movies he was in, quotes, awards he won - every hair is his name! I'm blown away and I hope you are, too!''

And I couldn't agree more with the suggesters. Fantastic work! A Man of His Word by ~Straye-Close ( Suggested by TaxisAreBlack and Featured by Sander-Seto )
Dakingrai Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New member
This amazing art have been featured in… :)
goushik Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014  New member
step by step tutorial please :)
goushik Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014  New member
how to do this in photoshop 
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kranthimarri Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014
INSANE! i love your patience levels... :-)
MrAd3 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
thats so awesome
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