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Hi Helen! by Katie-W Hi Helen! by Katie-W
RIP Robin Williams.  
Batty Koda was a character he voiced in a movie-that-doesn't-hold-up-so-great called Ferngully: The Last Rainforest. The Genie from Aladdin is probably his best animated role... but for some reason when a wee little girl named Katie saw this movie in the theater, she thought this bizarre bat was the best and drew him all the time... So I figured it was appropriate that I drew something quick of him tonight.  I forgot how much fun he was to draw.

Like many, I'm saddened and shocked by Robin Williams death... especially with the way it happened.  But depression is a terrible illness and can take hold of anyone.  I feel like there a big empty space in my childhood now, but at least I have a lot of fond memories and I'm thankful for that.  He left one hell of a legacy behind.
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felifan Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I loved this cartoon when younger ^^
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NiegelvonWolf Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
One of the many roles I loved Robin Williams for. bravo :3
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Neolucky Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014
I can't. I just can't. This was my all time favorite character (next to Ms. Doubtfire) that Williams voiced, and my house has so many of his phrases in our regular vernacular. I love this so so so so much.

Rap like an animal, but I'm a MAMMAAAALLLL....
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Veronyak Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
OMG, I love this character! Robin Williams will be sadly missed.
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TangerineVampire Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Student Filmographer
Man, I hear ya. I was obsessed with Batty as a kid. I even would pretend to be him on the playground, haha.

Between Batty and the Genie, and all his other countless roles, Robin Williams dominated my childhood and he will be dearly missed. I'm also from the Bay Area and his close connections to this place makes the loss hurt all the more.

This is a wonderful tribute, by the way. You really captured Batty's character. C:
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Katie-W Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014
That's adorable. I used to pretend I was my favorite characters too!

Thanks for the nice comment. :)
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RavenMcNight Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Batty has always been, and will always be my favorite animated role he had. Marvelous job :heart:
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SP85 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014   Digital Artist
Batty Koda said things that characters in today's TV shows/movies would never be able to get away with XD

Super awesome tribute :heart:
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Ixentrick Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014
A beautiful image of Batty :D
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ManueC Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014
wow... I didn't know it was him O_O
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