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Harmonica - COLOR by Smitkins Harmonica - COLOR by Smitkins


If you haven't seen A Hard Day's Night, you need to. It is simply The Best Rock Movie Ever.

The movie concludes with a concert by the Beatles and one of the songs they perform is "I Should Have Known Better". John playing harmonica (AKA "harp" and "mouth organ") is really cool to watch and I ended up drawing this after watching the movie again.

The Rickey's not perfect, but I'm trying! It's been a long time since I even attempted drawing a guitar, so slack--Please to be cutting me some. I tried a marbley effect on the strikeplate, though I'm not sure how well I pulled that one off. :\

Still, I'm pleased. I dig his eyebrows. Nice and bushy.

Original sketch can be found here: [link]

Originally sketched in pencil, then inked with Copic pens and colored in PhotoShop.

Artwork (c) *Smitkins
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GeorgeHarrison12 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Beautiful! :squee:
LilMissMusicGirl96 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Gosh... I WISH I could do something like this... To bad I cant.. XD
olicarr Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2009
I've seen their film 'Help'. I love the Beatles but to be honest 'Help' was rubbish!
olicarr Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2009
Nice drawing by the way!!!!
EmilyHouse Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2009
*-* Joooohnny XD *melts*

I absolutely love your work, its freaking awesome...
JackieFairy Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2009
*squees like a fangirl* xD

Great picture, really. It captures him well, you know.
WaywardDistrict Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Rickenbackers are the best. Something about jangly guitars that can't be beat.
chose-pigXD Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2008
john is so sweet and with that harmonica...:heart: and yeah..Hard day's night is surely the best movie ever :dance:
AikidoMonkey Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2008
This is superb.
kittenmistress Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2008
I loved the pencil sketch and the coloring makes me want to reach out and touch his hair or skin. Very smooth and shiney looking.
yamihoole Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I just love the way you draw these guys! yummy drawing of John there...
Mars-San Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2008
Is the musical better than the Who's "Tommy"?!?! 0_O
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