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Darth Caedus Portrait by saith100 Darth Caedus Portrait by saith100
This is a rendition of Darth Caedus a.k.a Jacen Solo. He's the son of Han and Leia Solo and is the main character of the 'Legacy of the force' book series.

I wasn't too found of Jason Felix interpretation of the character: he looked way too young, and didn't ressemble other artists interpretation. I do like most of his other art for the series tough.

I did it using morphing, photo manipulation, and digital painting. Most of it has been done with photoshop.

It might need editing, so don't hesitate to tell me what you think about it.

I Hope you'll enjoy it.
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:iconelaedan:
Elaedan Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It is really beautiful, and I think that there is to little art of the Solo children, so thx making one good! 833
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Tipsutora Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Very Cool!! :D
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alfalyr Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2012
Oh, very nice job! I can see the darkness in his eyes... :)
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morri85 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2011
Thats a great picture, I think you are not alone with the critics about depitction on the novel covers. (seriously we have seen the jap ones and then go and do this , well well ) This one however looks awesome :)
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johnnythesailorman Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011
looks like his daddy
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DesBrubomisor Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2010
Great job. Darth Caedus ("Cae" is pronounced "Ky" rhyming with "eye") looks right for his age. A bit older looking that is.
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DarthSithlords Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2010
Will you make more Darth Caedus art!? PLEASE MAKE MORE! Your work is amazing.
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DarthJudicare Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Jacen is very awesome.
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Garowyn Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2009
Great work.
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warui-shoujo Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome take on him :nod: It's what I imagined him to be :thumbsup:
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AG88 Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wonderful image of Jacen. The picture makes me want to reach into my computer monitor and slap some sense into his stupid Sith brain.

Are you going to do any of Mara? He should have never beaten Mara. She was so much better than him... in my humble opinion.
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saith100 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2008  Professional Interface Designer
Thank you for your comment, it was very nice. I'm actually making 2 big wallpaper pieces with EnTaiho. I'm doing the characters, he's doing his things with them. And Mara's part of it, I've already pretty much done her face. But you might know that already, It seems like you have your sources ;)
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AG88 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I cannot wait to see the finished product! I love your work!
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Luthienberen Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2008
This portrait of Jacen/Caedus is just goregous. It is a very realistic portrayal of Darth Caedus, not least of all that he appears the correct age (around thirty).

Plus, he looks so handsome in it, those yellow eyes really suit him. *g* Very near how I imagine Jacen/Caedus.
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metal-militant Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
this is brilliant man.It takes a lot to think up such a thing.May the Force be with you
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CDS-03 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2008  Student Traditional Artist
Creepy! I love it!
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Rinoa-Solo Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2008
ooh he is so handsome. I hate what thay did to him in invicible kill hon off like that I wanted to she more Jacen/Caedus moments with Allana


like the others said be for me on the US covers of LOTF he looks young every body looks young on the cover of Exile Leia looks like she is in her mid 30's isn't she like 50 or older in the books
can someone explain that to me
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Gpilot06 Featured By Owner May 16, 2008  Student Digital Artist
I actually like the stubble, mostly because I liked how Jasa looked with stubble on the Joiner King Japanese cover.

Wonderful job, and like everyone has said, far better than the Revelation cover. He's too young on the revelation cover...heck, he's too young on the Betrayal cover. If he's older than Anakin and Anakin was 17(I think, been a while since I read Star by Star) during the Yuuzhan Vong stuff then Jacen has to be pushing late twenties considering Legacy happens almost a decade later.

Anyways to cut a long comment short: You should be doing the Star Wars Legacy books cover art.
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Tenwood Featured By Owner May 15, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Excellent! Just magnificent! It does look much better than the Revelation cover. I'm not so sure about the stubble though. I imagine him the same way like this only without any facial hair. :) All I can say is that that is Caedus's face. :thumbsup:
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En-Taiho Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2008
That's a really good Jacen-portrayal, way better than the official covers out there. Your pic does him justice, awesome work *fav*
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sannajakamera Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2008   Photographer
This is AWESOME. Finally, a Caedus portrayal that I can agree with! Far better than the cover of Revelation.
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Shang-Dayahti Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2008
Damn that's so cool. That IS Jacen :)
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Faye-ohki Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2008
I really prefer this version over the 'offical' cover..
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aymo87 Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
omg i love this! i cringe a little at the cover every time i pick it up, he does look WAY too young. fantastic job!
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tabbyheart Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
:love: This is a great pic of Jacen! Just as I imagined him, the evil little sith.... I like this 'cover' loads better than the LOTF one, their covers just aren't up to snuff....
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NikitaNielsen Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2008  Professional Filmographer
This is soooooooooooo much better than the Revelation cover!
Thank you for actually making Jacen look like Jacen and giving us a really cool Caedus pic:-)
Love it:-)
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Day-dreamy Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2008
Wow, he looks great! (I think I've never said that about Jacen...) Somebody please replace that horrible cover with this! Your version makes him look confident and deadly - not like some sick teenager in Revelation. Great job! :clap:
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JediSeeker1 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2008  Student General Artist
I Love this Portrait! This is how pictured Darth Caedus! awesome job!
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saith100 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2008  Professional Interface Designer
You've been pretty fast.
Well I know it still needs perfecting but I wanted to post it now, I'll edit the file when i'm done.
Glad you liked it.
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CorranFett Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2008
Looks pretty darn neat, imho. Fits the guy perfectly. :D My favorite illustration is still from the Swarm War cover, the Japanese Version, where he looks quite like Michael Shanks. Your version still has some similarities to that actor, so that's a plus. ;p

It's only a bit blurry around his ear and the right side of his face, and his left Sith eye looks a tad odd, but apart from that, pretty clean and seamless. ;)
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saith100 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2008  Professional Interface Designer
You've been pretty fast.
Well I know it still needs perfecting but I wanted to post it now, I'll edit the file when i'm done.
Glad you liked it.
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CorranFett Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2008
Sure, I just thought I'd tell you my detailed thoughts as you asked for that. :)

I'm watching you, so I saw it in my message centre when you uploaded this. ;)
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