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The Creation of Mario by TsaoShin The Creation of Mario by TsaoShin
Shigeru Miyamoto creates Mario in a parody of Michelangelo's "Creation of Adam" from the Sistine Chapel.

Oh boy! What a journey on this drawing. I was joking with my best friend around about doing a drawing like this and after a few ideas of doing classic game characters in well known masterpieces, we came up with this crazy idea.

I know there's quite a few inaccurate attributions to Miyamoto on some of the characters represented here but I really wanted him to be surrounded by some of Nintendo's finest :iconhurrhurrplz:.

I'm aware that I'm also missing some females like Pauline from the original Donkey Kong but it was getting a bit crowded in that little swarm so I kept it limited to some of the more recognizable characters.

From left to right: Mario, Midna, Shigeru Miyamoto, Daisy, Princess Peach, Toadette, Zelda and Birdo. Lower row: Rosalina and Samus.

The leaf is from Super Mario Bros. 3. It's the one that grants you the raccoon tail.

Had a lot of fun drawing this one out! Created in Adobe Photoshop CS4.

References for some poses from :iconalmudena-stock: and star brushes from :iconkuschelirmel-stock:

All characters depicted here are © Nintendo.

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Given 2010-06-20
The Creation of Mario by *TsaoShin
From the suggester:
"I find this to be very hilarious. The shading, the concept, and the fact that it will cause stomach ruptures worldwide is enough to make me want to share this with everyone." ( Suggested by Jace-Z and Featured by rydi1689 )
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sonicfan0777 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2016  New Deviant Student General Artist
who makes this??? it's very creative!!
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TsaoShin Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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sonicfan0777 Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2016  New Deviant Student General Artist
you are very welcome :iconmarioplz:
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:iconno1much:
No1much Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2016
Okay, this made me laugh.
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
:D
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:iconcookienono14:
Cookienono14 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
now this...this is what I call art XD
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
XD
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HeroBrenn Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2016
...im sorry i dont get it
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
That's ok :)
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ChilichanFIN Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2016
Great job! :D
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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:iconerixapaint:
erixapaint Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
good work
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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:iconsquirrelyjoel:
squirrelyjoel Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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SANTIGARRETA Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Samus Butt.......Nosebleed 
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
:D
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MsGameandWatch02 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
So majestic
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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DemensionWalker Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
lol! So awesome! But so hilarious at the same time X3 I LOVE it :D
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
:D thank you!
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DemensionWalker Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yw :meow:
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meteorstom Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2016
hahah, this made my day
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TsaoShin Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
^^ glad you like it!
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SilverTheRoboticWolf Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh my goodness, this is just,,,
the best thing on DA.
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TsaoShin Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much :D
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SilverTheRoboticWolf Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
np..!
It's just,,
so funny XD
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Michidar Featured By Owner Edited Jun 27, 2016
Not sure that any of my students knows what Myamoto looks like... But I'm sure that I'll have to explain a lot of things to my co-workers tommorow for correcting session (I'm 34 but probably the younger ).

Is there something more about this creation you want to share ?

Thanks a lot.

I love you work (your Mufasa is stunning !) but I really didn't think i'd  see it on Baccalaureat. "les temps changent"

Michidar
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TsaoShin Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! I was surprised to find it was in the Baccalaureat! I never expected this particular piece to find it's way into an education setting.
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Comicteer Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You, my man are a genius! XD
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TsaoShin Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
XD thanks!
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CherryChangaChan Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Dude we had to analyze this work in the baccalauréat ( final " Histoire des Arts " test )
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TsaoShin Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
That is so crazy haha XD  Someone else told me this morning about it but not that it was part of a test.  Hope you enjoyed seeing Mario's shiny nips lol Xd
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Husknou Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
Hell yeah
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
:D
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junlia369 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2016
samus is like, wake me up when this is done
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
XD
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Mad1019 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2016
WAT IS DIS WORK OF BEAUTIFUL ART
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TsaoShin Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
^^ 
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Mad1019 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2016
It awesome
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Rapt0rGam1ngMF Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2016  Student Artist
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TsaoShin Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
:D 
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Rapt0rGam1ngMF Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2016  Student Artist
its awesome btw XD
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NightmareKellyLion Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The leaf omg
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:icontsaoshin:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
XD
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blitz6743 Featured By Owner May 29, 2016
Well that's interesting
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TsaoShin Featured By Owner May 31, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
^^
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SansTheLazyBones Featured By Owner May 26, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
O_O omg i love it but it is a little wierd...but it adds so much more to it it is beautiful x3
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TsaoShin Featured By Owner May 31, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
^^
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AskBandito Featured By Owner May 22, 2016  Student General Artist
Now this, THIS is art.
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