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P-51 Flying Cadillacs by Jacklionheart P-51 Flying Cadillacs by Jacklionheart
The Mustang was always one of of my favorite warbirds of all time. I think the "Razorback" B model with the Malcolm hood is the most beautifull version of this famous airplane.

Some Mustangs are still flying today, if you ever have seen them in the air, heard the mighty Rollce Royce engines, you will never forget that moment.

Inspired by aviation art painters like Robert Taylor or Roy Grinnell I tried to be most historical correct. These are birds of the 357th Fighter Group, the famous "Yoxford Boys". The leading fighter is the P-51 of Cpt. Johnny England crossing the French cost, somewhere in Summer 1944. Will they come back home this time?

Photoshop - no 3D, no cheats - just painting with some references.
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WhoopySnoopy Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Very very well done Jacklionheart. What a great job!
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NPAW Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
GREAT work!!! :)
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xzeroz Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014
oh my gosh this is amazing for digital art. So detailed. A stunning piece of work :)
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abonny Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome work!
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Jacklionheart Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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AtriellMe Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I also love very much The Mustang. And the Me 109 too. The two of them are my favourite fighter from the time of World War II. Great work!
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Jacklionheart Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thak you very much. I will make for sure more WW2 warbird paintings.
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AtriellMe Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I will wait to see it!
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Jacklionheart Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
:-)
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tman300 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
Faved this piece as well. :)
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