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Kirby's 20th Anniversary by Torkirby Kirby's 20th Anniversary by Torkirby
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Happy 20th, Kirby! I felt the need to commemorate the event through a giant mural composed of the 12 main games in the series. I had this planned out for quite some time and it's exciting to see it finally finished. C:

Hoo, jeeze! Kirby's Dream Land, Kirby's Adventure, Kirby's Dream Land 2, Kirby Super Star, Kirby's Dream Land 3, Kirby 64 The Crystal Shards, Kirby and the Amazing Mirror, Kirby Canvas Curse, Kirby Squeak Squad, Kirby's Epic Yarn, Kirby Mass Attack, and Kirby's Return to Dream Land!

Be sure to click download image to see the many details!

I would've totally included the spin-off games, but all of this was overwhelming enough for me to handle! I dunno how I managed to get this whole thing, including the video that goes along with it, done within the two weeks I spent working on it!

So, happy Kirby day, everyone c: I dunno about you, but I'm really excited for the classic Kirby collection Wii disc and the "other activities" planned coming soon!

You can watch the process of how I made this picture here!

Update (9/1/12):
Holy moly, a Daily Deviation?! This is so incredible! I could not be any more happy seeing that. :love: However, I'm actually adding on to this picture! Characters I neglected to include, filler space, and whatnot. Please check back sometime within the next week or so!
Again, I feel so honored given this milestone. Thank you so much, everyone. ^^

Update (9/16/12):
I haffta say, Kirby's Dream Collection came out today and it is absolutely BRILLIANT! :love: It's pretty much every single fan of Kirby's dream come true! Six classic Kirby titles, extremely difficult new Challenge Stages, a fantastic music CD, and a history booklet that reveals concept sketches and EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS GAME IS THE BEST EVER. :love: I really love how Magolor is a friend now, too C:

Anyways, this mural has received an upgrade! I added additional characters, items, and generally cleaned it up to make it look a lot nicer. C: There are too many additions to put in a list here on DeviantArt, but I'll be making a video detailing what's new in the near future.

Thank you so much, Kirby, for staying with me throughout my entire life. You helped make me the person I am today and I couldn't ask for it any better. C: Happy 20th anniversary!
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Given 2012-09-01
Kirby's 20th Anniversary by ~torkirby ( Suggested by Raidiance and Featured by Lyricanna )
:iconamandap99:
Now. First off let me say that this drawing is just simply awesome, and that's an understatement. I'm very jealous of your awesome art skills, i would NEVER be able to pull of a drawing like this one.I really like this drawing, and i'm SUPER EXTREMLY impressed by it. Some of the things even made me laugh (Espicially the Kirby's return to dreamland one") I really liked the speedpaint too. I can easily tell you worked very hard on this, you should be proud (i know i would be). Everything looks just pure awesome. I also love the freaking out Bio-Spark at the bottom :XD: 02 looks so awesome.

So yea.....this drawing is very awesome.
What do you think?
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93 out of 94 deviants thought this was fair.

:iconnintendo-fighter:
I can say that this is, without doubt, your crowning achievement as an artist. This masterpiece pretty much sums up the whole Kirby series for everyone. My favorite part of this is how each "game" varies. Some are more happy and easy going, while some seem more serious. Some look pretty hectic, while others are just plain silly and light hearted. It all meshes together so beautifully, that I don't really see anything wrong with this picture. So congratulations! this picture rocks and you rock. You have done an astounding job with this picture. I can bet this'll be pretty hard to top, huh? Shows that you'll just have to work that much harder!
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:iconkirby:
kirby Featured By Owner May 20, 2016
Too many.
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:iconbrunojander:
BrunoJander Featured By Owner May 13, 2016
Amazing!!! :D
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:icons2korpio:
s2korpio Featured By Owner May 12, 2016
Saw this mural drawing on your Youtube channel. As a fan of Kirby, I can't help but smile during the 20-minute video. Thank you.
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:iconjlanglet:
jlanglet Featured By Owner May 7, 2016  Student General Artist
Outstanding!
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:iconmarioandsonic2000:
MarioAndSonic2000 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2016  New Deviant
Awesome!:D 
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:iconkirphie:
Kirphie Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2016  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, that's amazing. ^-^
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:iconnawor3565:
Nawor3565 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2016
Hey there! Do you ever think you might update this once Robo Planet comes out to include stuff from Triple Deluxe and RP? Because that would be amazing!
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:iconppglove23:
PpgLove23 Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
This art is Kawaii :3
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:iconkirbyfan1512:
KirbyFan1512 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2016
Perfect!!! 
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:iconpurplemyst22:
PurpleMyst22 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2016
I love it, it's just amazing
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:iconfallingdewonroses:
fallingdewonroses Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2016  Student Artist
holy crap, you outdid yourself! what an incredible piece!
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:iconmc-gemstone:
MC-Gemstone Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
awwww it's pretty 0w0
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:icondinokirby:
Dinokirby Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2015  Student Artist
I can't compete with this!  

Inside out - Disgust is done (emote) 
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:icondarkraihero06:
DarkraiHero06 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow! I cannot say anything! It's so glorious!
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:iconblueglacier:
BlueGlacier Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2015
Now this picture brings memories of all the fun I had with Kirby!  The colors are really vibrant, and the designs of the characters are really smooth.
Your Dream Land 2 depiction reflects the sadness and loneliness that can result from unfinished business, yet can be exciting because you get to ride fierce yet friendly animals and learn new tricks with some of Kirby's powers.
The Return to Dream Land part is also brilliant because the backgrounds that are shown throughout the adventure inspire a sense of traveling far from home, knowing how you have friends to help you out.
Needless to say, you are quite a pro at drawing Kirby.  I'm sure he will continue to impress me for years to come, Triple Deluxe surely did.
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:iconmintwillow:
MintWillow Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Just..a so beautiful
I can stare this for weeks.
..it is so gorgeous..
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:iconcuddlesaurus21:
cuddlesaurus21 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
My goodness, this is AMAZING! :wow: I could look at it for hours!
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:iconreimbowkawaii97:
ReimbowKawaii97 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Fantastic and good work
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:iconhaywiretornado:
HaywireTornado Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Kirby's 20th Anniversary was in 2005.

I found a error, mate.
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:iconmetaknight117:
MetaKnight117 Featured By Owner May 28, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
O:
AWESOMELY AMAZING
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:iconthesandbagman:
TheSandbagMan Featured By Owner May 8, 2015
:icon02plz:
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:iconjamyrin:
JamyRin Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2015  Student Digital Artist
OMG *-* 
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:iconspyrothe111:
Spyrothe111 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015  Student Filmographer
Fantastic! :happybounce:
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:iconlanternofdarkness:
LanternOfDarkness Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing overall work! :D
((I see you hid a Mr.Saturn, Triforce, a Hydra piece, and a Dragoon piece //shot))
It creates a nice summary from the very beginning to the Wii release Kirby's Return to Dream Land.
((Defenitely going to my favorites :3))
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Misty-da-Cat Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
I remember seeing the speedpaint for this and I absolutely LOVED it. Now I have a deviantart, I can favorite it ^^
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:iconstrawberrystar123:
StrawberryStar123 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2015  Student General Artist
Very Cute And Cool Indeed! :D
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:iconphizbenandpokemonrul:
PHIZBENANDPOKEMONRUL Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This isn't gorgeous or beautiful,. those words are too tiny to describe how godly this is.
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PHIZBENANDPOKEMONRUL Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Can I use it as my background image for my computer?
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:iconsupergoomba554:
Supergoomba554 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
this is so amazing
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:iconsuper-soap1324:
super-soap1324 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014
what is that monster at the kirby mass attack section
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:iconarcher-kirby:
Archer-Kirby Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
it is called HR-D3 i think it has the old design
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:iconjamster93:
Jamster93 Featured By Owner Edited Mar 17, 2016   Interface Designer
True, not all of the cancelled Kirby game for the Gamecube was lost though (some appeared in Kirby's Return to Dreamland/Kirby's Adventure Wii)

1. Water Kirby appears in the game (though completely redesigned)
2. The new hats for Rock Kirby and Bomb Kirby were used (though the latter was completely redesigned)
3. The giant Dedede Robot like you mentioned appeared in the game's Extra mode (though recoloured)
4. The 4-player Co-op Play was used (though instead of helpers, it's Kirby, Bandana Dee, King Dedede and Meta-Knight)
5. The piggyback mechanic was used
6. The music used for the trailer was used for The Arena and The True Arena
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:icondjkip2390:
Djkip2390 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
SO AWESOME
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:iconfirestyle12:
Firestyle12 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Holy moly....this is gorgeous
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:iconjeaniechibi:
JeanieChibi Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Hobbyist
Just saw your video about this drawing on youtube. This is a really damn awesome piece or artwork! Keep up your amazing work! :D
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:icongalaxianartist:
galaxianartist Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
saw this on youtube its so awesome!!!!
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:iconwingsthephoenix:
WingsThePhoenix Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
THIS.
SO MUCH EFFIN' THIS. :heart:
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:iconzespin:
Zespin Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is AMAZING!!! I just discovered your YouTube channel yesterday. I love it so much! I was wondering what program you used. I want to get into digital art and you are my inspiration!!
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:iconkirbytardos:
KirbyTardos Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Torkirby inspired me to become a Kirby fan artist, and now a year later, I still owe it all to him. He uses PaintToolSAI.
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:iconteeniegirl5:
teeniegirl5 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014
love love it <3 <3 :3
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:icondudu2001:
dudu2001 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Student Digital Artist
my life is complete
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:iconscarbious:
Scarbious Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome.
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:iconyo-pasajera:
yo-pasajera Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love it! Kirby is amazing and your drawing too :)
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:iconsaccharokirby:
SaccharoKirby Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
I first watched the video before I joined DA haha.  Thank my sis for showing me an awesome Kirby artist lol :D
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:iconkirbyfan123492:
Kirbyfan123492 Featured By Owner May 12, 2014
This is a great picture! Love the detail! Great way to celebrate our loved pink puff! Except one thing... Where's Magolor?
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:iconkirbyfan123492:
Kirbyfan123492 Featured By Owner May 12, 2014
Or is he in the Lor... Don't mind my precious statement.
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:iconkirbyfan123492:
Kirbyfan123492 Featured By Owner May 27, 2014
Previous, I meant. Stupid autocorrect.
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:iconscarbious:
Scarbious Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Using a phone or tablet?
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:iconkirbyfan123492:
Kirbyfan123492 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014
Yep. I have no virus-free computer so I have to use an iPad for everything. Good thing iOS 8 has better autocorrect.
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