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One portrait for each year in Scrooge McDuck's life (except for 1867, when he was born)! This is huge! Sorry for the quality of the scan, though, but it's so big I had to scan it in two pieces! I better give you a guide to all the details in this painting:

1868-1876: $crooge as a little kid. At some point he got his cap, I decided it was when he was five.
1877: Earning his first dime. Happy but dirty after the hard work. Based on the portrait Don Rosa made for ”The Last of the Clan McDuck”.
1878-1879: His eyes joining his beak. Darn, he looks creepy with big eyes and small beak. And in 1879 he is confused after meeting the ghost of Sir Quackly.
1880: Emigrating to America and growing some sideburns.
1881: Based on the portrait for ”The Master of the Mississippi”.
1882: Becoming the captain of his uncle's riverboat.
1883: As a cowboy captain on the Cutty Sark, as seen in ”The Cowboy Captain of the Cutty Sark”.
1884: Cowboy working under Murdo MacKenzie. Based on the portrait for ”The Buckaroo of the Badlands”.
1885: Digging for copper in Montana. Based on the portrait for ”The King of the Copper Hill”. This is also the year when ”The New Laird of Castle McDuck” takes place, but it had no speaking hats. I could have used the helmet he wore while fighting Argus Whiskerville, but it would have looked confusingly medieval.
1886: Digging in South Africa. Meeting Flintheart Glomgold for the first time and being angry.
1887: South Africa. Based on the portrait for ”The Terror of the Transvaal”.
1888: Still in South Africa. Getting real tired of not finding anything.
1889: Digging in Pizen Bluff, western USA.
1890: ”The Vigilante of Pizen Bluff”.
1891-1892: Based on the Carl Barks painting ”I Found It! I Keep It!”. In ”The Dreamtime Duck of the Never-Never” Don Rosa showed that this painting took place during this time.
1893-1896: In Australia. 1893-1894 are based on the expressions of his silhouettes in the flashback in the beginning of ”The Dreamtime Duck of the Never-Never”. 1896 is based on the portrait for the same story.
1897: Arriving to the Klondike. Wearing the hat from Carl Barks's painting ”Nobody's Spending Fool”. I could have made the hat green, as in the painting, but I didn't think of that, and the color used in the Swedish Don Rosa Collection is red.
1898-1899: Klondike. Based on the portrait for ”The Argonaut Of White Agony Creek”.
1900: Owning a bank in Whitehorse.
1901: Still owning that bank. Based on the panel in ”The Billionaire of Dismal Downs” where he gives his office a stove.
1902: A lot of stuff happened during this year. I chose the portrait for ”The Billionaire of Dismal Downs”.
1903-1908: Since 1902 he wears his glasses all the time. Now he's travelling around the world and buying stuff. The 1906 portrait refers to ”The Sharpie of the Culebra Cut” where he wears a different hat than he normally does during this period. In 1908 the McVipers shoot some holes through his hat.
1909: Bringing his sisters to Africa. Being evil and burning villages to get some rubber plantations. Based on the portrait for ”The Empire-Builder from Calisota”.
1910: Buying his most famous hat in St. Petersburg before meeting czar Nicholas II.
1911: Looking for the candy-striped ruby in western Asia.
1912: Watching the Titanic sink. Sad because of the disaster and because of losing a good affair with John Jacob Astor, but glad since he got rid of Bombie the Zombie and because of seeing the possibilities with diving for treasures.
1913: Diving on the Spanish Main, as Carl Barks showed it once. The only portrait without beak and eyes.
1914-1916: In South America. The expressions are three out of the four that are shown in ”The Empire-Builder from Calisota”.
1917: In Asia (learning that he can swim in money).
1918: Asia. New hat.
1919-1929: Travelling around the world and building his empire. Some of the expressions are from ”The Empire-Builder from Calisota”.
1930: Really angry when meeting his family for the first time in 21 years. Never seeing them again.
1931-1941: Living in his money bin in Duckburg, managing his empire and being alone. Getting older.
1942-1946: Retired in a mansion in Duckburg.
1947: Meeting his sister's grandchildren Huey, Dewey and Louie for the first time and Donald for the almost-first. The 80-year-old $crooge is starting to feel young again.
1948: Based on Carl Barks's ”The Old Castle's Secret”.
1949: His hat makes its first appearance in a Carl Barks story. According to Don Rosa, though, he's been wearing it for the previous 39 years.
1950: Just being $crooge.
1951: Meeting Glittering Goldie for the first time in 49 years. According to Don Rosa the 1953 Carl Barks story ”Back to the Klondike” probably takes place in 1951.
1952-1954: The $crooge we know best. Expression from the Donald Duck family tree.
1955: Reuniting with his sister Matilda after 25 years, as seen in ”The Old Castle's Other Secret or A Letter from Home”.
1956-1966: I believe he got a little happier and more humble after reuniting with Matilda. He's gradually getting older, but never retiring.
1967: His last year alive. Looking back on his life and feeling sentimental. The only portrait without pie-cut eyes.

Title: "100"
What: Ink & watercolor
When: January - March 2, 2014
Size: 30 cm x 40 cm
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ogeboy22 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
ogeboy22 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Ja! Men jag saknar att du inte gjorde rustningen på 1885.
NickeTupp Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Tycker du det är bra genomtänkt? :)
MelkeinHallittuKaaos Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014  Student General Artist
Wooow :wow: Quite some Scrooges! :XD:

Måste ha tagit hur länge som helst att rita O.o Men du har åtminstone fått en väldig massa träning på att rita ankor, kanske man borde göra ett liknande projekt själv :laughing:
NickeTupp Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Det tog en stund! Men när det inte blev så mycket av det i början blev jag tvungen att sätta tidspress på mig, så sedan löpte det på! Själv planerar jag fler bilder i samma stil, det är speciellt en som jag är särskilt intresserad av :)
MelkeinHallittuKaaos Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014  Student General Artist
Haha, I see :D
Ooh, ser fram emot vad du kokar ihop :D
Rynxo Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Student General Artist
Wow! It has been a lot of work, hasn't it? The effort you put in this is totally praiseworthy. Wonderful compilation. :)
NickeTupp Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It sure has! I had plans for it for two and a half year, and sometimes I tried starting to make it, but it wasn't until January this year that I started drawing this one! And after some time, I was running out of time to get it finished before by exhibition started, so I had to finish 11 faces every 3 days! And of course, a lot of reading Lo$ over and over again trying to find some details, I'd say it doesn't look that great in the beginning, but still I am happy to finally be ready! Next I have plans to draw all the ancestors of Scrooge! :D
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