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Well, there is a story behind this and that story is: I told the girl that sits behind me in english I need to test my skills, can you call something out for me something to draw?" And she handed me a picture and said "oh,oh can you draw this?"
"You carry around pictures of guys?" I asked,
"Only Gabriel, he's to die for..."
"Anything worth dying for is worth drawing." I thought...
And so here it is, about 3-4 hours of work on a very nice pencil copy of Andy.

P:S: I didn't figure out It was also SPARTACUS until i was done.

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what is the shadow hiding?
if I put shadows in my art it is because they are flawed in some way.
it's nice, but it could be nicer, keep up the good work!

7swords responds:

Its because of the picture, was too dark for detail, so I said, Awww screw it, it's going all black!.


i wish i could draw people this good!

but i also agree with the shading but other than tht pretty good flippin job!

7swords responds:

Still have problems with symmetry, hoping to do something with both sides next time.

nice but way too liberal with the smudge paper :D

I used to have the same problem when I was in art, I would use dark pencil and the smudge paper far too often to try and soften things. It wasn't till later that I started using light pencils to start and gradually shading darker. The piece looks more polished if you start light. :)

Really nice effort though, you caught the intelligence of the eyes exceptionally well. :)

7swords responds:

True, but when one sides all black its a bitch not to smudge it lol.
I'm still in the stage of using the lighter pencil to set up lines and shade points.
I'm not trying to become a master of drawing, only good enough to put down accurate paint lines. still, I thank you for your review, i will try your pencil trick next time.

P.S. oh my god, I just realized I do go dark to light =o.

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Jun 30, 2010
5:10 AM EDT
Fine Art
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1600 x 2071 px
1.4 MB

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