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Lapras by JoJoesArt Lapras by JoJoesArt
:iconsanguisgelidus: Watch mee for more Pokemon art and other pictures! :heart: :la: :iconsanguisgelidus:

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Sooo, I just recently fell in love with all the realistic Pokemon paintings by :iconarvalis: ... So I decided to create some kind of a "fan-fanart" ^^ I created everything by my own, it took many many hours of work, but it was soo much fun!! And I surely asked :iconarvalis: for his permission to post this! :D He really really liked it (which made me soo happy, cause he is a huge rolemodel for me) and maybe we are even going to do a collab/trade some time!! :la:

Soo about this painting: Lapras was always one of my favourite Pokemon.. I imagined it to look like some kind of a big calm and friendly seaturtle mixed with a oceanic dinosaur. I soooo wish Pokemon were real, it would be the best thing ever!! D:

I hope you like this!! :heart: Favs, comments and critiques are highhly appreciated!! :hug:

Tell me, if Pokemon were real, which one would be YOUR Pokemon?? :D


Original concept by: :iconarvalis:


This painting is copyrighted by me :iconsanguisgelidus:

More Pokemon-related paintings by me:

Watch me for moreee! :D


And if you dont mind, please have a look at my sister's account, she creates such amazing art!!! :heart: :iconpixiecold:
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Critique by Montanakittie Montanakittie/critique/702964747">Oct 21, 2012, 11:51:49 AM
I enjoyed your use of textures on the body of lapras, as well as the rocks and barnacles on the shell. The coloration is just right as is the scale size of pokemon to human (though in the show it is smaller). I think, based on the amount of people shown sitting on it in the show, your version is more correct than theirs. The blending of colors from cream to blue to grey is well done, as is the shadowing of the neck and shell.

The only thing I really have a problem with is the eyes. They aren't to scale with the rest of lapras and look rather... well... small, and squinty. Other than that, your interpretation of lapras is pretty spot on.
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Critique by Lonacc Lonacc/critique/703002697">Oct 21, 2012, 1:41:28 PM
Wow. The first thing I thought when I saw this was: ERMAHGERD THAT IS THE MOST EPIC LAPRAS I'VE EVER SEEN!
And that is the exact thing about being a quality artist; making it crystal clear for the viewers what was your goal to draw.
I don't even have to mention the use of shading and light. And all the details show that you put very much effort in your paintings. Believe me, it sure pays off. You have become a new role model for me. I really love this piece (and of course, I always make sure I catch one of these cuties when I play!)
But...there is only one thing I keep asking myself: How much better would it look if it actually had a background?
And although I adore Pokemons, I would really like to see more creatures of your own design!
By then, I sure expect more and more awesome paintings of yours to come!
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Gagiass1545 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow this looks like is real! O-O this is so amazing
thecatsaid Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2015  Student Digital Artist
LunaraSky Featured By Owner Edited Mar 14, 2015
This is one of my favourite realistic Pokémon drawings in the whole internet! La la la la

I love how Lapras looks like a believable real creature, but still hasn't lost its innocent and gentle touch.
DragonkaPL Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2015  Student Artist
I love lapras, i love you                                                                                                                      pikachu runnin           teh running Pikachu            teh running Pikachu   teh running Pikachu 
vadakcz Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2014
can I make a request? 
(My name is VADAK, I am Czech 16yrs Youtuber and I love your work. Can you give me a contact? 
(email,facebook.. that doesn't matter)
I have on my channel about 25k subscribers and I am going to have T-shirts for my fans and I would like to have a fanart made by you on it. 
I can offer sharing you on my Youtube, Facebook and anything else. :) (Smile)
I look forward from hearing you. 
MrPotatoeMan Featured By Owner May 24, 2014  Student General Artist
Amazing picture but you forgot that Lapras is half Ice type.
Naniga123 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014
I'm not so sure about the ram horn. I thought Lapras's horns were more coral-like than curly.
KHSoraCentral1997 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I wish i can draw like this, this is really good!
marinus18 Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013
I would think that Lapras would be one of the easier ones. You don't really have to modify the design any way. It already is one of the most realistic looking pokemon.
SK-aakash-KH Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist

wow!......... jaw dropping!

sadrainy Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013
For a moment, I wasn't so sure if I would want to see Delcatty (one of my favorites) in your version, but Lapras remedies this, because he isn't so creepy, yet still a Lapras. xD Nice job.
MyLittleProxy Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very well done! All of that landscape on it's shell is such a joy to look at, my gosh...
also, Goldeens! :D
OratheRiolu Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You know. Lapras has recently become my favorite ice type.
DrakeAT Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013
It's a good thing this Pokemon is docile. Couldn't you have made the face a bit cuter...? *whimper, whimper*
08nickyJO Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
wow, this is very amazing!!!
DiceESweets Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist the definition of "f***king awesome".
AngelShadow3593 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing! I love Lapras noise that she makes in the games too! :D
cuddlesaurus21 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my word... :wow: that is flippin' AMAZING. Seriously, I've seen realistic Poke'mon before--I love :iconarvalis:'s work too. But the way you designed Lapras' face... it's just... so striking and imaginative, and despite seeming a bit weird and alien, very beautiful and gentle all the same. I love it! :clap:
Aloodonguy67 Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Student Artist
Adorable ness!!!!!
MillianaRose Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Student Digital Artist
very awesome!!
PATotkaca Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love the idea of drawing sea corals on its shell..
HewyToonmore Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013
Whoa!! that looks really cool!
minimouse078 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013
sort of freaky but EPIC!
LEMONGREENART Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
richtig, richtig geil *___*
das design, die!
inuky-95 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013
´´im king of the sea bitches!!´´
bear48 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Professional
sweet job
Pristichampsus Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013  Professional General Artist
Mantine doesnt look right, it doesnt have arms on the side of its head, manta rays simply have large flanges on each side of the mouth...
Sergane Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
this is really nice, almost fell for it ^^
There should be like, I don't know, a group or something, of artists devoted to redesign ALL the pokemons in this particular fashion.
And then, it would be awesome !!
dylrocks95 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
It's still so... majestic.

It just has a beautiful feeling to it..
PsychoMonkeyShogun Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
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dragonballzmaniac Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
Looks great, I'm also a fan of the ones arvalis does, but yours looks great as well. The style you did it looks a lot similar to his, did you do it all by yourself aside from the concept? Because like I said before it looks spectacular, very nice. :D

dragonballzmaniac Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
Also I think Hitmonchan would be mine. :P
petrichild Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013
Dewott, all the way. They're gangster otters with a switchblade shell. No way I'd ever let it evolve.
slender33 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Student General Artist
:faint: Beautiful and amazing, the texture is really lifelike! It helps you imagine you yourself seeing it right in front of you!:clap:
LeeDassin Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013
Words escape me.... This is beyond amazing! :D
thefultzman Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
dude love your art would u mind if i made u my artist of the week on my facebook page
JoJoesArt Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
how could I mind that?? :D Thank you! :hug:
thefultzman Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
No1fan15 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
CastASlur Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Sea creatures scare me, but I'd still have one! I'd just leave it in the pokeball lol!! : p
RosenButterfly Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
If Pokemon were real... I think I'd have a Growlithe. Easy to raise, can use fire but no spontaneously combusting body parts to burn down my house with... and it can SENSE EVIL.
septriangle Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
this looks so real, i can actually picture it being in some random ocean on earth... amazing drawing!
Zixil3 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
i really like this realistic version of this pokemon :D

if this was real i would probally be really scare of swimming in the wild O.O

great picture! =) i love it!
DevinDesign Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012  Student Digital Artist
That is very well done ^-^ i luv it
I wish pokemon were real to >w< that wud be so amazing if they were
dragonux Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I would had to go to Giratina :icongiratinaplz:; that Pok'e Mon is just beyond all those Pok'e Mon (in my opinion). Best Legendary Ghost-Dragon Pok'e Mon EVER. :icongiratinalaplz:
alicecooperfan13 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Make a pikachu :la:
veinne Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012   Photographer
So cute~ :heart:
AesirMaster Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Misty would be proud of this
Dragonsravens Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012
I love lapras is my favorite pokemon wauuu
scizzorluv Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist


<3 Absolutely amazing. xD
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