Justice Picture

The second of my Virtues Series based on comic book heroes.
Tonight is the Batman, the personification of Justice in the DC Universe.

Batman has always been one of my favorite superheroes, right along with Spider-Man. I like him because of his mythology mostly, which has to be one of the most comprehensive mythologies of all the famous heroes. His motives, his secrets, his villains, all of which boil together to make one of the most interesting original heroes.
Whether you prefer him dark and brooding, or light and campy, the Dark Knight will remain when other fiction is long forgotten.

Where I designed Superman to resemble a more traditional comicbook style with the bold lines and coloring, I decided to make Batman more flowy and painterly. I really just took the smudge tool to town on his cape, which I've always preferred to draw long and amorphous.

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