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This is a rly old pic, arround a year ago when i was working of the pirates edition of myth & legends TCG... a friend ask me for this one and... here is :P

Captain Edward Teach, aka blackbeard was a very famous and successful pirate, maybe he is the responsable of almost all the topics related to pirates, somekind of a father of the genere. As a strong man, he was wounded several times in his last fight before to die.

was arround 5 hours/wacom graphire 3/photoshop CS... as ever but i didnt remember to much about it ( a year ago T_T) :P
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Reaper1998 Featured By Owner May 26, 2016
The pirate king in my option.
Karnage1997 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2015  Student Artist

awesome character, cant wait for black sails season 3, there featuring Blackbeard in it, if you dont know about the tv show black sails you should look it up and watch it because it's amazing. also well done m8
samaelgreatlordof Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015
he drinks damnation
Falto Barba Roja, Jack Sparrow, William Turner, Elizabeth, Capitan Barbosa, Davis Jones etc
Alstorius Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2015  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Gangplank League of legend ;)
GnosisGuyver Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2015
assassins creed 4 did him justice especially the fact the english needed an army to finish him off. His last words to Edward Kenway his pirate brother "In a world without gold we would have been heroes."
Ekjk Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014
Epic and scary.
Kn1ghtGr3y Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014
awesome work
CJMoore25 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014
Hail to the pirate king.
hctl Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014
zombiehunter2 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Show his ship for the cannons with the queen anne
Punch-line-designs Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
He was shot an estimated 20 times and stabbed 5 before he fell. I grew up near his home in North Carolina....still one of the baddest motherfuckers to sail the tide.
ComplexEvil Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013
this is what the one piece blackbeard SHOULD look like.
explodingtrees Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013
brooooooooo o.o
geno1312 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013
The matches were tied to his beard.
ARTIST-SRF Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
"Strike your colors! You blooming cockroaches!"
BenHammonds Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013   Writer
I have a poem on my page that I wrote about Blackbeard. Great works here
Jbulleit97 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013
Jbulleit97 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013
[link]. But seriously, historically inaccurate or not it would have made him look way cooler.
Jbulleit97 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013
p.s. ignore the link, I think I screwed up with the emoticons or something.
Brutechieftan Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Well done, the 4 fuses under his hat and the 3 pistols across his chest commando style means you've done your research (accurate depiction) good work. :)
GigaScythe Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013
while i add this to favorites pls enlighten me on the 4 fuses and 3 pistols if you'd be so kind
Brutechieftan Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Pistols: The reason for having 3 is that a flint lock pistol (or musket) can only fire 1 shot (unless its an over, under one:[link] essientaillly 2 barrels that manually rotate after each shot.) which means reloading takes 60 seconds if your good. And in the heat of battle you most likely won't be reloading. Which is why flint locks were used during boarding a ship, Yarrrr was raiding or as a last resort.

Fuses under his hat: [link](bw).jpg
Pirates were supposed to be mean and nasty, so the fuses were to I handle that, make Edward Teach (Blackbeard) look more menacing as the period picture I provided demonstrates. I think it was his own "pirate style" considering I can't find any record of other pirates doing it.

Hope this helped, if not try to wiki black beard. It's an unreliable source, but should give u a brief over view of everything yarrrr!
tomytieneblas74 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Student General Artist
"Gentlemen I be placed in a bewilderment there i were resting...and upon a sudden.. I hear an ungodly row on deck *caresses the hilt of the Triton Sword making the ropes come alive* Sailors abandoning their posts, without orders, without leave, *rotates the hilt, making the riggng creak* Men, before the mast, taking the ship for themselves, What be that First Mate ?
Angelica: "Mutiny, Captain."
"Again ?"
Angelica: "Mutiny !"
"Aye, mutiny.*unsheathes sword* And what fate befalls mutineers, now we know the answer to that one, do we not ? Mutineers....HANG !!!!*raises enchanted sword, making the sails drop and the riggings ensare the crew*
mac-theteenwolf Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2012
a pirates life for me...
CrossPhantoka Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012
Fifteen men on the dead man's chest--...Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum! Drink and the devil had done for the rest--...Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!
Seekoutguy Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2012
I thought he tied the wicks in his beard.
YellowDesign Featured By Owner May 23, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Uau! Cool!
blueSharks28 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012
He's always my favorite pirate.
GokuMartin Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2012
And he had an army of zombies. And Salma Hayek is his daughter.
taijituser Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2012
actually, it's Penelope Cruz.
LovezombieH Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2012
Lovely legs!
xzeldax97 Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
All I can say is this is trully amazing.. :)
Green-Addict Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I am just loving everything about this. EVERYTHING. Especially the expression. I am getting a huge back tattoo of a pirate and am in the stages of designing. This expression is pretty much exactly how I have been picturing it all along.
Brilliant piece.
Tenessi Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2011
I know it's your own interpretation but I thought the lights were on his beard.
Soapygold Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2011
Totally have to favorite this one, of course. Pirates FTW!
dragonzrul Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2011
i see that on blackbeards hat you have those candle like things did you read him having those because in the new pirates movie blackbeard also has something like that Just curious thanks
Flame-G102 Featured By Owner May 29, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
funfact: he used to light the tips of his bear on fire to scare his enemies.
DSkehan2004 Featured By Owner May 28, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
that's a good blackbeard picture :pirate:

I just saw Pirates 4 movie this afternoon. :film:
Shadow2099 Featured By Owner May 13, 2011
o.o I just watched an old disney movie called Blackbeard's ghost. I wish he was this badass looking in it. It was a funny movie though for something made in the 60s. XD Otherwise, this guy is the king of pirates as far as im concerned.
Thastygliax Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2011
The best of your pirates!
sannamy Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011  Professional General Artist
what!... only five hours of work, for this beautifull thing.

Oh man... You're the king.
Hank15 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
(extra info)
Blackbeard was also known to set his beard on fire in battles to scare and demoralize his enemies.
Great work! He looks cool!
naomimcgoo Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
*Blackbeard fan*
Zapfire12 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2011
you should watch one piece anime :p Anyway this is awsome!
GamemaniaX Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011
imho i think its gonna be more intimidating if he got fire on his beard instead of his ... hat?
StarkGoat Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2010
Such badassery! The man could take down an entire ship by himself if he wanted to. He's the Chuck Norris of piracy. xD
2muchLOVE Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2010
One of my most favourite Blackbeard works ever.
ClydeArk Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't know if you mind, but I used your image as a poem header. The image has a copyright notice and it links back to this page. If you would like for me to remove it, please let me know. Thank you!

Great job by the way.

deathnotefan88 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Blackbeard in all his glory, great job
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