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Jack Torrance, rendered using composite sketch software

Discussion in 'The Shining' started by Bev Vincent, May 4, 2014.

  1. Bev Vincent

    Bev Vincent Well-Known Member

    Brian Joseph Davis is a journalist who has made a hobby out of creating composite sketches for famous literary figures by using law enforcement compositing programs. For example, his imagining of Dracula, as described by Stoker, is a long way from the sexy, mysterious vampires that traditionally creep across the silver screen. Take a look at some of the sketches, plus the written passages the images were based on. [Source]

  2. Dana Jean

    Dana Jean Dirty Pirate Hooker Moderator

    Aw hell no. Too young. Looks like a teenager.
  3. doowopgirl

    doowopgirl very avid fan

    I think he'd be less creepy as Jack Nicholson.
  4. not_nadine

    not_nadine Comfortably Roont

    Very interesting! Thank you, Bev!

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...decent interpretation...
  6. Waylander

    Waylander Well-Known Member

    Having looked at all the sketches I have to admit to being unimpressed with them. Reading the descriptions, I find it hard to see how the pictures match up. Might just be me, though.

    The comments on that page are hilarious to read, though. Just goes to prove what a lovely site SKMBs are when you see some of those other comments. I love you guys and gals.
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  7. Neesy

    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side


    Awwwww - bet you say that to all the 'Skemers' :biglove:
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  8. Edinboro

    Edinboro Member

    Not how I would picture him at all! All I remember from the book regarding his description was that he had reddish blond hair, bow lips, and blue eyes. But certainly, he doesn't look like that. :O
    GNTLGNT, Neesy and blunthead like this.
  9. dreamingraven

    dreamingraven Member

    I prefer to imagine things for myself sometimes im very surprised when a movie comes out of a book id read and imagined the ppl
    jchanic, GNTLGNT and Neesy like this.

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