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Johnny Depp

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I am on fire, even though I say so myself!
One drawing finished in less than one day and I'll be starting another one after dinner.

Of course it's finished so fast because I did not put as much detail in as usual, but more effort than my drawing of Brad Pitt that was done in the same notebook. And I know what people will say; don't draw like this in a notebook! But I like it and I don't care because compared to my usual drawings these are really simple.

Also, I am starting to really enjoy this cross-hatching! :D

Used:
- my brother's notebook (a4 size)
- 7B, 4B, 2B and 1H graphite pencils
- kneaded eraser
- reference picture
- ~8 hours
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greenwaterbottle's avatar
this is amazing. i didn't know you could do that with crosshatching.
Cerzus69's avatar
Me neither. And it's so much faster than the way I usually draw! Plus, this way you can clearly see that it's a drawing from close by. It gives the drawing an extra dimension.
greenwaterbottle's avatar
I agree. and i like this better than just drawing a copy of a photograph b/c the crosshatching style makes it unique.
reubelyn's avatar
The hatching style is really, really cool! I wish I could be as good as you someday!!
Cerzus69's avatar
Thanks! :D You can be, just be patient and keep practicing!
illi33's avatar
Wow! Wonderful job! :)
Dodos24's avatar
This is really cool man!;p:horns:
theartyst's avatar
very cool style
agfox49's avatar
Nice job, I like the style ....
agfox49's avatar
Nice job, I like the style ...
Kastarnia's avatar
Gosh! is wonderfull! :D I wish I could draw like that too :D
Johnny Depp :drool:
ToOnni's avatar
Wow great work!
Ikuyari's avatar
I love your way to shade - not just this cross-hatching but also the other style you usually use/d, it's very capturing :)
I also love how you get the expressions of all those people correct and making the portraits so lively.
Cerzus69's avatar
I still use the other style, I just have two to choose from now :). Thank you for the great compliment! :D
Ikuyari's avatar
You're welcome, you really have fantastic art there =)
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megacraze's avatar
amazing job!!!
punky989's avatar
Envy-akari's avatar
I like the technique you use and the eyes of Depp are simply powerfull. Great job!
Gregor1992's avatar
your technique is simply amazing....
SwirlyEyesHypnotize's avatar
Woah! This is amazing!
DarkElektra's avatar
it's an amazing job! ^^
SCT-GRAPHICS's avatar
Great work...but why is such wonderful work on lined paper?
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