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Cartoon Illuminati by AdamWithers Cartoon Illuminati by AdamWithers
A commission I recently got, this was completely "out there." I mean, never in my life did I imagine I'd be drawing something like this: a collection of the greatest geniuses in the history of cartoons, all brought together to decide the fate of the world in secret! How fun is that?

The Cast (Clockwise from top center): Daria Morgendorffer (Daria), Susan and Mary Test (Johnny Test), Velma Dinkley (Scooby Doo), Dexter (Dexter's Laboratory), Edd (Ed, Edd, n' Eddy), Nigel Uno (Codename: Kids Next Door), and Jimmy Neutron.

Their ages were all adjusted to put them at around the same maturity level, give or take. Some grew up well, others not so much. I like the idea that Dexter never gets very tall - he maxes out at maybe 5'2 or something, and is forever Napoleonic about it. :D
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Fusion-Bioformer Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2016  Student General Artist
Wish I had any words to tell you how awesome this idea is :wow:
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Faithfeather Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2016
xD hahahaha it makes sense especially if you've played TSW 
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dollhousemelaniemons Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2016  New Deviant
Always the smart ones 🤓
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Yu-EX Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Is it okay to be heavily influenced by your artstyle?
I dont know what kind of question is this
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:iconadamwithers:
AdamWithers Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2016  Professional Artist
I'm not sure either, but I know what kind of answer I'll give: YES! :XD:
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Yu-EX Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so very much sir!
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AbigailBolin Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is awesome!:O Bravo!
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LondonRose13 Featured By Owner May 3, 2016   Traditional Artist
The dream team!!! XD
Wish I could join 'em. Not the actual illuminati, but the smart people! Lol


I'm not a very smart person... XD
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:iconadamwithers:
AdamWithers Featured By Owner May 4, 2016  Professional Artist
Being smart enough to know how little you know is a valuable thing. :XD:
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Bellerophon5685 Featured By Owner May 24, 2016
Socrates - The smartest man in Greece is the one who knows what he does not know.
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:iconbellerophon5685:
I gotta tell you breaking into th Illuminati is hard. There are alot of forms you need to fill out, lot of boring lectures by a guy sitting on a pile of skulls, and the human sacrifice rituals just aren't as fun as they make them out to be. On the other hand, they do have a good dental plan and an excellent 401k.


Just, kidding, of course ;)
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AdamWithers Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2016  Professional Artist
:XD:
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Bellerophon5685 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2016
If I had to add any characters to the Cartoon Illuminati it would be Egon Spengler from the Ghostbusters and Donatello from TMNT.  And perhaps Lisa Simpson.

Anyone else have any suggestions?
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Those three I would add, as well as Ferb Fletcher, (maybe) Baljeet Tjinder and (Fireside Girl) Gretchen from Phineas and Ferb, Gretchen Grundler from Recess and (maybe) Blossom from the original PPG.
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L-MASTER Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
Great work :D
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DreamChallenger Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hmmmm needs professor Utonium
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KreepingSpawn Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
I would so watch this show!  ;)
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ShardsOfIdentity Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2016
HAH!  Brilliant.
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jesustorrealba Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
hehe so cool
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:iconadamwithers:
AdamWithers Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2016  Professional Artist
:bow:
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punlover56 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2016
Wow I didn't even recognize Jimmy. Love this picture.👍
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:iconredking1990:
RedKing1990 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2015
Great JobClap 
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:iconadamwithers:
AdamWithers Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2015  Professional Artist
Thanks.
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ilso Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2015
Super rad!
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:iconadamwithers:
AdamWithers Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2015  Professional Artist
Super thanks!
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Diabolik91 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2015
I've searched this draw for so long ! 
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:iconadamwithers:
AdamWithers Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2015  Professional Artist
And now, at long last, you found it!
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Diabolik91 Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2015
And I'm so happy !
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MaryJane-IW-12 Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2015
Man, this is really awesome! A genius idea and your art is fantastic.
I swear, Im in love with this draw! I love those characters. Well done!
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:iconadamwithers:
AdamWithers Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2015  Professional Artist
Thanks. I can't take credit for the concept - it was a commissioned piece - but I appreciate the sentiment. :)
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ACEnBEAKY Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2015
Really good job. The more cartoonish the original cartoon character, the more unique the character is when you draw them realistically. Nigel Uno and Jimmy Neutron. 
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AdamWithers Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2015  Professional Artist
Thanks. I think I had the most fun with characters where I had to do more work thinking about their designs and how to make them feel right when drawn my way. I mean, Dexter, Velma, and Daria were pretty much no-brainers, but others were much more interesting to think about.
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ACEnBEAKY Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2015
I actually didn't recognize Jimmy Neutron at first. I thought he was like that guy from Back to the Future. Then when I realized it was like a college age Jimmy I was like "oh, that's a really good design." 
Nigel I had to look at for a minutes, since I didn't watch much Codename. But even in a split second I vaguely recognized him. 
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AdamWithers Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2015  Professional Artist
Ha! Thank you. Those were probably the two I had the most fun with, actually. :)
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NuvaPrime Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2015  Student General Artist
Why does Jimmy look nothing like Jimmy?
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AdamWithers Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2015  Professional Artist
Um... because he's drawn here as an adult in a 2d illustration style that's a lot more realistic(ish) than the one he's usually shown in?
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NuvaPrime Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2015  Student General Artist
But all the other look almost exactly like their cartoon counterparts, why is he dressed differently?
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AdamWithers Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2015  Professional Artist
Why would a grown man wear the same thing he wore as a small child? Nigel is dressed differently. The Test sisters aren't exactly the same, and neither is Edd (though, admittedly, he didn't change much). And Dexter is... well, he's weird, anyway. That's intentional.
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NuvaPrime Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2015  Student General Artist
Well, yes, but I could still recognize the others. Jimmy looks more like a Hanna-Barbara character
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AdamWithers Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2015  Professional Artist
Well... whatever, man. Different styles. It is what it is.
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artakh Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
I LOOOOVE IT
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AdamWithers Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2015  Professional Artist
I THAAAAANK YOU
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Woodywood03c Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Cool man, very cool!!!
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AdamWithers Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2015  Professional Artist
Thank you.
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Woodywood03c Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
You are welcome
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kabiigon Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2015
Randmon thought why not add lisa simpson 
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:iconadamwithers:
AdamWithers Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2015  Professional Artist
It was a commission, man. I just drew who the guy wanted me to draw. :)
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unp0ssible Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2015
damn velma still busty... i liked her better than daphne
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:iconadamwithers:
AdamWithers Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2015  Professional Artist
...I think we all did.
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nicusor0125 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
the smartest minds meet.
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