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Toby's Mac by JadeRaven93 Toby's Mac by JadeRaven93
"Hey, yo, it's me, TobyMac, and I don't mean to trouble you
I'm feeling fresher than a night at the W
You're probably saying 'Toby, we've heard quite enough of you
With God and your rhymes and that freaky Jesus stuff you do
Like always pushing for that racial diversity
Leave us alone, we're at home in our fantasies
I know a guy who knows a guy who has brown skin
Once in a while, it so happens I'm around him'
We'll never be a shining city on a hill, ya'll
Until we show and prove to the people what is real, ya'll
It's like we're stale dirty water in the tub of life
Give me a fire that inspires all the world tonight
Give me a fire that inspires all the world tonight"

-"Fresher Than a Night at the W" by TobyMac


A pretty good challenge there, if you ask me.

I started drawing this today and was using a photo of him, which I got in the mail as a special gift because of the Christmas sale at his site, as reference. What's funny, though, is that he had some shades on, but I decided not to draw them because of all the reflections ;p But yeah, Toby's awesome! He's one of my favorite singers, and he's got a lot of great messages!

While I was drawing this, I was thinking, "Hey! I might as well make this my New Years/ late Christmas gift to everyone!" Plus, as a friend of mine once said, "Everybody loves TobyMac"!

Also, I kinda rushed after finishing his hair. So his shirt and the closer part of his arm were rushed, but his arm was blurred in the photo anyway, so it worked out...kinda.
I'll probably fix those and his hair a little bit later, though =p

Anyway, I've gotta thank =Cataclysm-X for making such helpful tutorials!

More specifically, I want to dedicate this to ~CommitThisToMemory, =Cataclysm-X and TobyMac himself!

Hope you guys like! Have an awesome New Year!
*starts singing Diverse City*

Work in Progress: [link]

Medium: Wooden pencil, eraser, kneaded eraser, two tissues

Time: (guess-timation) around 7 hours

TobyMac copyrighted (maybe :D ) by Toby McKeehan ;p
Reference picture copyrighted by ForeFront Records

Random Edit: At first I was frustrated that this looks so light when it was scanned, but then I noticed that if you tilt your computer screen back a little bit, this picture looks much more like it does on paper! :D

Edit 2: Fixed his hair and arm, but I still want to define the wristbands, blend the background, and blend the hair some more. Now if only I can find my tortollions...
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RaechSchink Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012
Great job. It really looks like him!
Fighterjock01 Featured By Owner May 25, 2011
That's really good
AnimeAshly Featured By Owner May 10, 2011
It looks so much like him! Nice job.
JadeRaven93 Featured By Owner May 24, 2011  Hobbyist
Thanks! :D
Purplestar31 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011  Hobbyist
I like that 1 song He did with Kirk Franklin
majic97 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2011
JadeRaven93 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011  Hobbyist
Thank you! :D
majic97 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2011
Your Welcome!
JesusFreak587 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
this is so AWESOME! Toby Mac is the BEST
JadeRaven93 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010  Hobbyist
Thank you :D
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