This is a photo of Idris freakin’ Elba in a goddamn Viking helmet wearing a shirt that has the Oscar Wilde quote “I have nothing to declare but my genius”.
This is a glorious fucking photo.
"There has been a big debate about it: can a black man play a Nordic character?" he told TV Times. "Hang about, Thor’s mythical, right? Thor has a hammer that flies to him when he clicks his fingers. That’s OK, but the colour of my skin is wrong?"
I also love how he sums up why “historical accuracy” purists (aka racists) are full of shit. ^_^
Commissioned work for Zero Square - Malaysia.
I really enjoyed working on this one! A breath of fresh air in terms of composition and use of elements. :)
- Uni Pin Fine Liners
- 11 x 16 inches of Canson sketch paper
- Approx. 18 hours of drawing
BIGGER IMAGE HERE: http://goo.gl/C8n6OD
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