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Score
4.48 / 5.00

Date
06/21/2009
Category
Fine Art
File Info
1080 x 516 px
JPG
298.6 kb
Tags
nude
pencil
figure
graphite

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Author Comments

Giant freaking drawing. People might recognize this from a thread I made earlier. Took forever.

Size: ~7 x 3.5 feet (85 x 42 inches)
Media: Pencil (6h - 9B), Powdered Graphite
Paper: Strathmore Drawing (roll)

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rafaelbernardellirafaelbernardelli

Rated 5 / 5 stars Oct 30, 2009

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smeagol!



ExilezZExilezZ

Rated 5 / 5 stars Oct 30, 2009

wow!

his arms and head looks real!!! nice work!



KajenxKajenx

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars Oct 28, 2009

A bit awkward

I was going to give it an 8, but that seemed a bit harsh for the effort expended. It's rather close (in terms of accuracy) but it feels wrong proportionally speaking. I think the main thing is that the head is just much too big. I saw in one of the comments that someone called you a pedophile, lol, and I think that's because the large head gives it a childish sort of look. The figure's right hand also looks strange, The thumb seems to be missing half its length. I have a feeling this is just the result of overzealous shading, though. :3

In terms of formal elements, I think the composition is pretty powerful and dramatic, and it has a great plasticity and solidity of surface. The edge relationships aren't as nice as they are in your sitting female figure, and I think it has to do with the materials used. Pastels make a softer edge easier, while still allowing for crisp areas. In some places here the edges are too sharp and it tends to flatten it out a bit. See the transition between the figure's left arm and the torso especially.

Overall, a great effort. Most of the stuff I'm saying is nitpicky, but to me it always seems like the closer a drawing is in accuracy, the more obvious the mistakes are.

Like I said on the sitting figure, too, I'd love to see this in person. :)


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VeeWraggVeeWragg

Rated 5 / 5 stars Oct 7, 2009

Question?

Are you crazy? =P

Something that size with a pencil, that requires a hell of a lot of patience =| How did you stick with it? I can understand/ appreciate your persistence and technical skill ^.^ well done


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smulletsmullet

Rated 5 / 5 stars Oct 6, 2009

Wow

Very well drawn and shaded... i probably wouldn't want to use a picture of a naked kid as a bed cover though lol. NEways, very well done, not typically my style, but i can definitely appreciate the insane amount of work you must have put into this and how well it turned out.


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