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The Mad Hatter by fayrenpickpocket The Mad Hatter by fayrenpickpocket
My... special take on Alice in Wonderland's Mad Hatter. <3

An overdone subject, I'm sure, but I dont care. ;D My tablemates and I wanted to do a series of loli-goth Alice and Wonderland prints... and it sounded like fun. <3

I tried to put a unique spin on it, anyway. Did you know that the phrase "Mad as a Hatter" came from the overexposure to mercury used to make top hats? I had no idea. I learned this while doing some research before drawing. The exposure over the years eventually gave them Mercury Poisoning, and while the Mad Hatter in the book did NOT have the illness, I thought it might be interesting to portray a Mad Hatter that was more timid and suffered from anxiety.

I've also been inspired to pay more attention to fabrics and cloth... so this was a fashion experiment. ;D I usually skimp on the clothes because I enjoy painting skin so much more. .___.
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Ink-and-Chopsticks Featured By Owner 3 days ago  New member Hobbyist General Artist
This is still my most favorite Mad Hatter spin!! Need proof? Look at the screensaver on my phone, I haven't changed it in months :D (Big Grin) 
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ASKFreakness Featured By Owner 6 days ago  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's what it is called skills. Something that I lack a lot in.
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RokkiPoobieChan Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
This is awesome btw and if i could i'd totally sit like that. Or try to.!
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ameliawolf12 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014
I love this hatter! Heart 
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MotleyOfTheUnknown Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Aw, he looks so bored :P he's cute, though :)
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Gigi317 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2014  New member
that takes some serious skill o.o
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Percabeth-My-Hero Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Love the idea!
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Dark-shadows1316 Featured By Owner May 22, 2014
don't worry ill be home for tea time!!!!!
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Dark-shadows1316 Featured By Owner May 22, 2014
oh father why so glum
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:iconthestarsbeyondthesky:
How delightful absurd, perfect for the realm of Wonderland, or should I say Underland!
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