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The Wolf Mirror- Pencil WIP
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Published: January 10, 2012
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The Wolf Mirror
WIP pencil photo
book cover art for George R.R. Martin
copyright Andy Brase

Here's a WIP pic from the pencil stage on my 2nd book cover for George R.R. Martin. This one is for a new pressing of a Werewolf horror story called "The Skin Trade"

FULL version & INK DETAIL here:

FROST DRAGON and THE GIRL (my first George R.R. Martin cover):

my Blog/ Website
Facebook: [link]

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Image size
720x564px 137.72 KB
Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS
Shutter Speed
1/318 second
Focal Length
5 mm
ISO Speed
Date Taken
Nov 22, 2011, 9:55:40 PM
Adobe Photoshop Elements 8.0 Windows
Sensor Size
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TIMISDEATH2ALLProfessional Traditional Artist
badass my friend
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love seeing process photos!
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pseudodogHobbyist Traditional Artist
this one looks even better than an inked and cooured one
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Love your work, especially the Batman montage. What size mechanical pencil do you use?
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0.5 lead mechanical pencil, thanx
londongreywolfe's avatar
WIP, what a tease! I am anxious to the the final work!
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finished color version here: [link]
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very nice! love your work.
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what pencils do you use
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0.5 lead mechanical pencil with HB lead, & one of the lead holder pencils with a Staedtler sharpener, this one: [link]
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cilbee's avatar
Awesome!!! (: I think it is perfect!! *_*
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AshinsonHobbyist Artist
I referenced this deviation in a WIP of mine for linking inspiration [link]
andybrase's avatar
looking good, thanx!
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AshinsonHobbyist Artist
no absolutely thank you!
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AshinsonHobbyist Artist
Word!!! it's inspiring to see the hand with pencil on a detailed profesh dwg. It seems to connect with the inner artist in us and say "It can be done" - THX for the insight into the work

would you chime in to add what lead types and diameter for us "gear-nerds"?
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HamabearProfessional Digital Artist
god i love your work... ill work harder to make my penciling this good.
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Steel-RavenProfessional Traditional Artist
...I need to buy new pencils.
Bravo sir, you show the rest of us how it should be done!
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FranXPHobbyist General Artist
you're awesome, that work is simply perfect =D
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Lady-Chan101Hobbyist Digital Artist
Holy fucking shit, this is awesome~!
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im jealous....this is really really good! that eye is creepy >_<

so much i gotta learn -.-...
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I sometimes wonder what's the scope of reference stored in your mind. It's just mind-blowing. I mean, really.
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orabichProfessional Digital Artist
great work!

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