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Pencil Vs Camera - 63 by BenHeine Pencil Vs Camera - 63 by BenHeine
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King of the place, here is the mighty lion.

You can view some details, the sketch in progress and the paper I'm using here.

Some innovations: drawing with colors and black paper... This is somehow
the "beta version" of "Pencil Vs Camera". Many more works coming soon.
I left the drawing unfinished on purpose (I wanted to attract the attention on
the lion's face mainly). I took this picture in Tunisia and I also made the drawing.

Prints of this artwork now available!

(Also purchase a bigger jpg version to have it as a wallpaper)

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Critique by Jebedeeah Mar 9, 2012, 1:44:32 PM
I like tris kind of works, it's a godo way to remino everybody that using hands is better than using just a mouse on Photoshop.
Fantasy is better than digital stuff... Even if a computer can help us to create images of pur fantasy we should continue using pencils, brushes and hands!
I like it.
Keep on drawing and working tris way.

I finished my critique but I have to' write 29 more words... 26 25 24 23 22 21 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 bye!
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Critique by LLawlietX3 Mar 9, 2012, 5:26:53 PM
This is amazing!! looks soooo realistic! Really matches the scene and I love how its morning but the picture is in the dark so its a nice contrast! The lions paws need to be a little bigger but other then that its perfect!! I love how you imagine the picture and find a perfect moment for it. Even though its a sketch it looks realistic untill you really looks close up. Very Good!! Cant wait to see whats nexts! If I had to grade it I would give it an A++++++++++++++++++++++++++++!!!!
Your totally amazing!! Im your biggest fan!! Nice work!
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steave1425 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I think it's great that you changed the daytime in the drawing. :)
BillyNikoll Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Babythedog Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2015
R.I.P. Mickey Mouse
LeeVogt Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
That's so creative, I love the unique perspective!
WindWingWolf Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Clap Clap Clap Clap Clap Clap Clap 
old-pirates Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014
good job!
CeeCay Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014
wow ...
Christiabuch Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014
this is cool
saturnDean Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014
Wow that is so amazing!
hannahelizabethh Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Student General Artist
so sweet! :)
thunderpaw4417 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Student General Artist
this is adorable but weird because in the top left corner theres a dead mickey and I know you like walt disney stuff
MichaelWehar Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Awesome! :D
iPhlux Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013
starling16 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This one id different, for there is colour. Now I must figure out why :) other than contrast, realism and the look of the lion coming out of the drawn part and into the photograph part.
Alex321432 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013
Whats with his claws?
Btw just amazing!
diogenes-von-wien Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013
Say, did you have Magritte or Dalí as teachers?
Ebrethil Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
What makes you decide whether to colour it or not?
Art-intheMinsEye Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Amazing Work!!!!!!
Scr1b3 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh wow! It's almost like the paper is a view into another side of this realm! :faint:
Flamethunder Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2013
One word to sum up my feelings on a piece of artwork wich could be described as many, Wow. 
This is a breath-taking and stunning piece, being an animal lover I cannot believe how amazing this is.. it's just beautiful. Can I say Thanks to YOU for making my day.
Alfiduck Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013
this is totally amazing O.O
Nekorockz Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Student General Artist
How long does it take? It looks amazing. I really like it. Could you do a cat one! That would be cool. Or an epic(Movie) one?
zoinkscameron Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
JokerrLaughs Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I adore this one because the contrast between night and day, its wonderfully creative.
kazooiie Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013   Digital Artist
Is that really a real background your in?????????????
soulseeker22 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013
This type of art has to be one of my favorites that I have seen browsing Deviant Art. I love the concept and the fact that you are a talented artist as well doesn't hurt. ;-) We are creating a community website for sharing ideas, art, unity etc and I wondered if I may use this on the site? The site is Write to United. Thank you very much.
EMERAT Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
DeviantWolf536 Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
Unfortunately this particular piece has two major flaw: the paws and the distance from the head to the shoulders.

The Paws: If you take a look at the paws the lion doesn't look like he's running because his paws are just not formed to look like they would were the lion actually running.

Distance from head to shoulders: The head seems to be detached from the rest of the body because it seems that the face is farther out than it should be in order to have proper proportion.

Obviously you are a talented and creative artist, and I couldn't take that away from you even if I wanted to. I'm just trying to show you how you can improve your future pieces. I hope that you don't take my notes negatively, because I am only trying to help you.
MrJuniorer Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so AMAZING!!!
AngelsHeart27 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Really live this one, it's one of my favorites!
AlisonWolfsbane Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012
love how there's mickey mouse as grafitti :)
Furry-Failure Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow new wallpaper HOOOO
LilithHatchersoon Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
OMG,love it [link]! The idea is soooo cool and you drew that soo realistic, I'm spechless [link]
Voxollous Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thats so cool!
Breakdawn-Avenue Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012
respect... should be a DD right away
JustAlchemy Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I thought that this was so well done that I should show my father who thinks that this is quite spiffing as well.
bubblez758 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
u r one hell of an artist lol hahah
angelanovus Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nattygrego Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
your collection is simply amazing mate. you'revery creative
DragonPud Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hehe these are really creative! keep it up!
link-zelda22 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Awesome! :D
pigsUSA85 Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
OMG! dude your AMAZING!!!!
SamRickim Featured By Owner May 28, 2012  Student Photographer
Your detail at drawing scenery is really well done, but your anatomy could use some work. A lovely idea and concept nonetheless.
KK-The-New-Yorker Featured By Owner May 28, 2012
You are so talented! This is wicked cool!
TheDandyDragon Featured By Owner May 28, 2012
this is genius, I love it!
Your work is so amazing
MindTuber Featured By Owner May 28, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Damn you are so good artist, attached video is feeding for the soul and music is very cool too!
yoshi20111 Featured By Owner May 8, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Tranquilizing-Effect Featured By Owner May 1, 2012
Your artwork is breathtaking
CosmoWillome Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
......mommy....O.o this is badass!!!!
Female-thespian Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
U r amazing! U showed me a new type of art
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