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Pencil Vs Camera - 67


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The beauty and the prisoner... doomed to disappear sooner or
later because unable to really express their feeling. I took this
photo in Brussels not so lond ago and made the sketch as usual.
The composition may look a bit tricky and unusual, because the
model was actually standing in front of a large mirror… You can
view the drawing in progress at this link...

Model: Coralie Nelly

If you are interested, here is the trailer of a documentary about
my work filmed by Italian director and producer Davide Gentile.

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Image details
Image size
960x734px 655.67 KB
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Shutter Speed
1/30 second
Focal Length
32 mm
ISO Speed
Date Taken
Apr 21, 2012, 6:26:56 PM
Sensor Size
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kayleighmc's avatar
:star::star::star::star: Overall
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Vision
:star::star::star::star::star-empty: Originality
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Technique
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Impact

Wow. Just as a bit of an opening, I must say, all of your work is really fantastic. Simply the fact you can draw so well in itself is amazing, let alone being an excellent photographer AND having creativity.

You really captured her emotion well in the drawing, and I think that is what really makes this an impressive work of art. The shading of the fabric is exceptional as well, it can be really tricky but you really nailed it!

I also like the addition of fire. I'm not sure if you meant to do this, but the fire makes it look like her and her reflection are wearing a crown. This made me think of someone in a high place of authority having to keep up an image, particularly beauty

My only criticism is the dress actually. The colour of it seems almost too pleasant and I feel that maybe the drawing would have been even more effective if the colours were more of a somber tone to match the message being sent.

But overall, very creative! And I have definintely creeped your gallery multiple times. Keep up the amazing work.