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Christan Portrait

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By ArtOfTheMystic   |   
© 2008 - 2020 ArtOfTheMystic

Graphite pencils on Arches Etching Paper - 13 1/2 inches x 14 7/8 inches - 34.3 cm x 37.8 cm 


Here is the half-finished work…
and the portrait 5-minute sketch…

Image size
2770x2582px 5.67 MB
Pro 815
Shutter Speed
10/400 second
Focal Length
17 mm
ISO Speed
Date Taken
Apr 21, 2008, 11:42:20 AM
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smileypenguin98Student Filmographer
Beautiful artwork. It is my favorite artwork here.
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Very detailed artwork!!! Amazing!!! Simply amazing!!!
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grumble-bumStudent Digital Artist
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Anto90Hobbyist General Artist
beautiful work!!
yvesdakempo's avatar
astagaaaa!!!!!o my gosh!!!!!!!!!really2 greatwork!!!!!
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MayumiOgiharaProfessional Traditional Artist
Hi :wave:
This drawing has been featured in my journal! --> [link] :heart:
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Mulan209Hobbyist Traditional Artist
OMG! this is so details and! I love it.
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your skills with the pencil are amazing!!!

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MortequeProfessional Digital Artist
:wave: Congratulations! Your work has been featured in the weekly news article "Thy Soul Speaks Of ..." [link] ! Please don't answer here but instead comment and fave on the article so that in gains popularity and other people to see all the beautiful art!:aww:
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Just great....
No word can describe how fantsatic this pic is...
All the lines and details.

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jen4eternityProfessional General Artist
OMG, I would not have the patience o.o
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AngelusNoirProfessional General Artist
:wow:such ornate and beautiful work...the detail provides an interesting counterpoint to the figure, & her ambiguous expression:)
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rachelab74Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh My gosh!!! :wow: I really mean..:wow: Such Beautiful flow with all the organic florals and feathers and just beautifully intricate...and a wonderful compliment for your lovely wife!! I love how her hair flows into such beautiful detailing!! Did I already say this is quite lovely!! :D
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GTT-ARTHobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful, love the details and the lady...
Really great work;) :horns:
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larkin-artProfessional Traditional Artist
VERY impressive.
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WackymermaidHobbyist Photographer
LOVE IT!!! Beautiful. XXOXO (X)
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ArtOfTheMysticProfessional Traditional Artist
I should draw more often..................................
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What a detail :wow:
LindaRHerzog's avatar
Very nice Otto!
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BernardumaineProfessional Traditional Artist
Nicely done !
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JoeMacGownProfessional Traditional Artist
Obviously drawn with care! Great job, I love your pencil works and this is right up there....
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that is the best drawing you made...for me

and as it is the latest is great to see (for me) that you can grow as a drawer without limit....
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