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NOTE: UN-enlarged view is Actual Size or Original Drawing

Old school actor Paul Newman

SIZE: 5.5 x 6.75 inches
PAPER: Strathmore's Bristol Smooth 300 series
TIME: about 7 hours
PENCILS: Staedtler H, HB, F, B & 2B
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Thought I would upload the Reference Photo, 3 WIPs and the FINAL

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The ENLARGED VIEW is the EXACT SIZE of the ORIGINAL Drawing

I recently got into the HBO series "Entourage". My fav is Jeremy Piven as "Ari Gold". I loved the shadows and values in the photo!

I met Jeremy Piven's make-up artist on Twitter and she is getting him the image, and maybe the original. How cool is that?!? Imagine if he re-tweets my drawing to his 1.6+MILLION followers lol
:D:D

SIZE: 7 x 8.5 inches
TIME: 12 hours
PAPER: Strathmore Bristol Smooth 300 series
PENCILS: Staedtler H, HB, F, B, 2B, 3B

Reference Phot0 & WIPS
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UN-enlarged view is slightly larger than the drawing :D:D

Dave Matthews of the "Dave Matthews Band"

SIZE: 5-3/4 x 6-3/4 Inches
TIME: about 7 hours
PAPER: Strathmore Bristol Smooth 300 series
PENCILS: Staedtler Mars Lumograph H, HB, F, B, 2B
TOOLS: Blending stumps, Kneaded eraser

One thing you will notice is that there are no "highlight reflections" in his eyes. I noticed that too in the photo. Makes it look different.
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NOTE: the UN-enlarged view is the ACTUAL SIZE of the original drawing :D:D

This is the FINAL. I've had a lot of people ask me to do some step scans for Blonde hair, and thought this would be a good one.

Katie Herzig is a Singer-Songwriter from Nashville, and is amazingly talented! She is also part of the highly acclaimed group of Singer-Songwriters known as the "Ten out of Tenn" (Tennessee), along with my son, Andrew Belle. Katie is the one who sang on his song "Static Waves"

See that Music Video HERE: [link]

SIZE: 6.5 x 8 inches
TIME: about 10-12 hours
PAPER: Bristol Smooth 300 series
PENCILS: Staedtler H, HB, F, B, 2B

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NOTE: I ADDED A WATERMARK BECAUSE I AM SELLING PRINTS ON WWW.FINEARTAMERICA.COM HERE:fineartamerica.com/profiles/ri…

***BOTH VIEWS ARE LARGER THAN THE DRAWING***

This is Aaron Paul who play Jessie Pinkman on AMC's "Breaking Bad" named the BEST show on TV (agreed!!)

Season 4 premiered last night (7.17.11) and it was CRAZY GOOD!!

We got to meet him in Chicago at one of our son's shows at HardRock Cafe in 2010

I gifted the drawing to Aaron. Here he is with my drawing :D:D


SIZE: 5.5 x 6.75 inches
PAPER: Bristol Smooth 300 series
PENCILS: Staedtler H, HB, F, B, 2B, 3B
TOOLS: Blending stumps, Color Shaper, Kneaded Eraser, Stick Eraser, Cotton Pad
TIME: about 10 hours
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(Crappy photo with cell phone. Not sealed or best pic...yet. Too large for scanner)
FIRST, let me say I'm sorry for not replying on time or commenting on your works lately. I've had a LOT of business lately and have not been able to draw much. Also, my wife's sister and one of our dogs died last week, one of our daughter's went off to college and we've never been SO BUSY. I hope to get back on here soon.

In the mean time, I've been working on this here and there over the past 2-3 weeks. It's Marlon Brando in a famous scene from The Godfather. Doing it for my parents 50th wedding anniversay on August 28th.

SIZE: 11 x 14 on Bristol Smooth
More soon...
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***BOTH views are LARGER than the original drawing***

Any "Entourage" fans here? I recently got into the show, and have watched almost all 7 seasons in the last few weeks.

Previously was Jeremy Piven (Ari Gold)

I plan to draw all of the main characters soon. However, I start teaching a portrait drawing class at a local college tomorrow, so I will be drawing someone different next

SIZE: 6 x 6.54 inches
PAPER: Bristol Smooth 300 series
PENCILS: Staedtler Mars Lumograph H, HB, F, B & 2B
TIME: 10+ hours?
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Finally found a good photo of this guy and just had to draw it! :D:D

5.25 x 5.75 inches
Bristol smooth

The UN-ENLARGED view is larger than the drawing :D
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Thought I would show you the reference photo (upper left) and 2 WIPs with the Final drawing. As you can see, I do NOT ALWAYS draw what I see, but sometimes I change some things that either do not look natural, or I think I like better (background, etc) Sometimes I DO try to draw EXACTLY like the photo, but not always. After all, a drawing is SUPPOSED to be an "artistic interpretation" of a subject. This is mine :D:D

FULL DRAWING
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