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4.18 / 5.00

Fine Art
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1024 x 570 px
209.2 kb
  • Frontpaged October 27, 2009

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Author Comments

She is hiding something from you, or perhaps from herself?

Size: 7.08 x 3.75 feet (85 x 45 inches)
Media: Chalk Pastel, Powdered Graphite
Paper: Arches Aquarelle (roll)



Rated 5 / 5 stars


You can see how detailed it is, even if it is a simple drawing. But what matters about this piece of art is how you're about to interprete it's meaning. Some may say it's just a naked woman, others may say it's the concrete representation of shyness itself and others may think that she's even holding something on her arms, and that she doesn't want to show anyone. Her posture indicates a simple person of many thoughts. Oh, and about your skills - an unexperienced eye could say it's a photograph! That's because her body is so detailed and, not making it seem like an artificial type of detail, makes up for a 5/5.

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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Nice art!

I really love the feeling of realism and seems you din't need much colour(or am I mistaking).But why is this in mature(m+)?Don't get it?


Rated 5 / 5 stars

i don't think many people relieze the shear size

I mean 7 feet! that means shes almost life size right? how long did this take you? may god bless your artistic soul, and may he guide you through each remaining work that you do of this size. Incredible, this art is so amazing it has turned me into a holy man, lol. And may he also bless the model who kneeled for so long, did she have padding? what is she hiding? sorry for typing so many questions but i just chugged a red bull and now i'm wired. XD

ornery responds:

Yeah thanks for noticing the size, I should really post a comparison to a live figure just to give an idea how huge it is. Also the model didn't have to sit all that long because I work largely from a series of reference photos i take.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Very Nice!

I love how the skin tone worked out with the lighting. Her hair color looks quite nice too. I couldn't help but wonder if she's the same model I had in my figurative drawing class. This picture looks so much like her.

ornery responds:

I doubt its the same girl, unless my girlfriend is taking trips to LA during the week.


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Ingres would be proud...

...and slightly aroused.

ornery responds:

Ingres was a neutered machine of a man with no emotion, he wasnt even aroused when he was having sex.