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Yoda colored by Eldelgado Yoda colored by Eldelgado
I was never a fan of Yoda doing a drunken monkey lightsaber fighting style... i always thought that for someone like Yoda a lightsaber duel would be... i dont know... too primitive.

His ally is the Force... hand to hand combat is for padawans :D


all me... art and color... character by Lucasfilm.



ps: sorry about the fanboy rant
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IrkenConfederate Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Lovely!
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AuraKnight95 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012
This looks great! :)
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Minecraftkid71 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Student Artist
Awsome Pic
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verkoka Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
SO COOL!!!!
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tortorkins Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2011
owned
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da-nadda Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Sorry for late notice, but would you mind if I used your work in my wallpaper here [link] ?
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Barnyardfan4 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2011
Yoda is much to epic for a lightsaber! =D
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romen1 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2010
GREAT!!!!!!
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Carudo Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Hm... I think i'm just realized how to use Force :)
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andrewlawart Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2010
you are so right!!
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:iconravanor:
ravanor Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2010
That's what I call great work! I like your style!
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D-CE Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Brilliant!! No worries about the fanboy rant :D
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tutjaauchgut Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2009
very good work ;)
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Pandalyon Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2009
Very unique and stylish.
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MRZ-Tonks Featured By Owner May 15, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
This is great stuff! :+fav: I know what you mean about Yoda's lightsabre combat style... but i still love him!
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harryak Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2009  Student
Yer absolutely right! Yoda is too wise to fight with the lightsaber bouncing like a rubber ball ^-^
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Nightgrouler Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2009
wery good work! I'm your fan!
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Anrati Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2009
Yoda, Yo-Yo-Yo-Yo Yoda.
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CrazyArtist404 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2009   Traditional Artist
This picture captures yoda well, color wise and sets the right mood.
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DARTHPLAGUEIS07 Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2008
great artist you are
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Ashen-Phoenix Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Fanboy rant heard (or rather, read), and accepted. I wholeheartedly agree with you, mah man.

That dual was such an unintentionally goofy thing it really made me sad. This, however, is an infinitely more pleasing (and PLAUSIBLE) outcome. I approve. :nod:
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dracostarhome Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2008
Love this I will! ^_^ WOOOOOOOOOOW :wow:

I am SOOOOO loving how you colored all of this! The drawing itself is perfect! ^_^
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paulinone Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2008
good work!
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GrzebykK Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2008
Your vision of his fighting style, however great, would be obvious for him. This monkey style brings some contrast to his character.
Sorry, I just saw Revenge of the Sith...
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Guigui-pucelle-goth Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2008
Wow !! I love it !
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petula-faerie Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2008
i agree - the yoda fight scene really upsetted me.
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Dan-Van-Cool Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ya it was cool to see Yoda fight, but it also didn't fit. I figured it was just me though.
I wanted to see him like Magneto or something hovering using pure power, or "force" if you will. :P
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luthera Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2008
excellent love yoda
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xilefcosan Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2008  Hobbyist Artist
This is definitely more like classic Yoda on Dagobah. I love how the background is out of focus, emphasizing Yoda's concentration on the lightsaber while tuning out the rest of the world.

Man, I wish Yoda still had his lightsaber on Dagobah to really show Luke how it's done!

Wonderful job on this one! Definite fave for me.
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skt-mdz Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2008
awesome work :#1:

:+fav: and featured here => [link]
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TheGroundhogOfSpain Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2007
yoda is hard to draw but this is one of the best yoda drawings i've ever seen
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JackFrost423 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2007
First off, I love your art and colors. I've been a big admirer of your work all the way since BATTLEGODS (and I'm so happy to see you are a big Street Fighter fan!).
I totally agree on Yoda. I always imagined him to be enlightened past battle, with some beautiful force powers like having vines grow out of the ground to capture his enemies.
I know Lucas wanted to make this Knight's Templar allegory that dovetailed into today's political nightmare, while still utilizing some of the original samurai influence of A NEW HOPE...but adding immature humor to the series and marginalizing the force...all while immasculating Vader...well, the Emperor will probably be found more forgiving on the matter than I am. I was a sad panda after seeing those new ones.
Just like the Matrix 2...I expected Neo's powers to grow, where he was capable of re-writing reality itself, and then all of the philosophy that comes with changing things, and our influence on reality and stuff. Why did they even make him a hacker, if they didn't plan to take the story there? One day, when computer animation is really user-friendly, I'll make my own versions of those stories for my friends to marvel over.
In the meantime, thanks for reminding me that I still love Yoda and may the Force be with you.
Always.
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PadawanLinea Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2007  Student Digital Artist
:w00t: for :yoda: Lovely picture!! The way he is here really reminded me of him in the old trilogy.
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E-drian Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No hombre! Te quedó de lujo, felicidades. Tienes un arte excelente!
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CrescentDebris Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2007
Thats exactly what I think too. He should have done what you've drawn here. My friend said before that if they HAD to do such a crazy animation for "action" purposes... it should have been more of spirit/force version of himself.
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Digimon9 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2007
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grungelover Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2007
haha I agree with you, I still don't understand why does he needs a walking cane when he is capable of moving like that.
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PadawanLinea Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2007  Student Digital Artist
At the time of Episode II, Yoda is 877 years old. He kinda needs the cane. And besides, the Force isn't something you can just tap into all of the time. It obviously takes a lot of effort and can be exhausting. 'sides, he seems to get along just fine with his cane and his hoverchair.
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Calacoyote Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2007
Maybe he's just senile.
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SJKclue Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2007
YAY! :yoda: Yoda Rules! This drawing Rules!
No one can defeat yoda when he's using the force...
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robokop Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2007
Great work this is! :yoda: :+fav:
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USSteele Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2007
I have to admit, I was too busy laughing at the little master jumping around like a bean to be impressed.
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19jugo92 Featured By Owner May 12, 2007
I'm a fun of star wars
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SupaSaiyanCarrot Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2007
Love this picture very much, i do! :yoda:
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kurochanizer Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2007
sooper love the force. =P
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thelearningcurv Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2007
heh, it would be funny to see yoda manipulating the saber with the force to fight the opponent, than him actually touching it.... or even him using the force as a blocker, like Invisible Woman..... great work man.....
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The-Grey-Warrior Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2007
very cool pic, well done :)
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Fenris-Fastlane Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2006   Writer
that is one grumpy little goblin
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cboss7786 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2006
Strong the force is with Yoda, yes! Great job
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farcry77 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
Hell yeah. This looks so simple yet awesome. Wonderful colors and lights.
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