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Drawing of Steve Parkhurst

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Face study-Steve Parkhurst

Pencil on Strathmore 500 cold press illustration board
22” x 22”

Once in a while the best laid plans go off track. The background the very thing that inspired this drawing took over -it slowly overshadowed the portrait. There is enough power in this face, a contemplative man in his middle age, just like myself. Thanks Steve for sitting for this and for having the interesting features to give drama to this study. I worked about 30 hours on the background which was on the left but after making the hard decision to cut it off, it made sense.
Thank you all for you questions and comments
Image details
Image size
925x900px 179.78 KB
Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D700
Shutter Speed
5/100 second
Aperture
F/2.8
Focal Length
105 mm
ISO Speed
400
Date Taken
Nov 10, 2010, 8:23:49 PM
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marmicminipark's avatar
Very nicely done, it's now in my favs, keep up the good work !!!!
I used to think I can draw... but when I see this.. There is a very long way ahead of me.. you´re an inspiration! I love it.
1nimra's avatar
thank you so much!
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HirokazuTomimasu's avatar
White hairs are really difficult...But those of this drawing are perfect!
1nimra's avatar
difficult not so much but time consuming for sure   thanx
SUNNYNARULA18's avatar
Is it possible to see the background that you cut off?
TheEndlessRoad0fLife's avatar
Are you serious? Did you really DRAW this picture? :O
Carola14's avatar
fantastic !!! :)
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camarogurl13's avatar
I am in awe of you sir :)
really good art
beer4breakfast's avatar
Been gone to long. Beautiful work, Armin.
- Gerald
NayanKamaliya's avatar
Wow! Really amazing!
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Superfreshhh's avatar
Inspirational of the highest order!
shahbaztahir's avatar
Just Incredible.
gopikrishna's avatar
Amazing.... I've no words....
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koteczeknetki's avatar
soft and true
super
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