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Drawing of Mena Suvari Pic, done in regular paper and ebony pencil (I ran out of that fancy textured paper and charcoal pencil). Not too well done, kinda rushed and unpolished, but I've been away for a while and I wanted to submit something. The hair had more texture but my scanner did away with that, it also made the entire drawing lighter. I guess it doesn't matter, Mena looks great no matter how badly i screw up. I can just say this is my interpretation of the picture (hey it worked in art class). Anyway, comments critizisms...
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Mamikoneko Featured By Owner May 8, 2008
oh my goodness! I love the eyes!!!! so beautiful!
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GlovesHideDirtyHands Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2006  Student
shes looks great! i love how u didnbt do like much shadeing on the skin but it still is a great drawing! :D her eyes are really cute like puppy dog eyes!
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mblondie614 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2005
i love this drawing and i have wanted to draw this pic for sometime but i cannot find a large version any weres were did u find yours?
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control Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2005
I'm not really sure. I drew it almost three years ago, but I think it was probably some online gallery somewhere.
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hardcore-ninja Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2005
wow. this looks like a black and white photo! seriously, this is sooooo amazing! i only wish i could draw even half as good as you...
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control Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2005
work at it you'll get there :D
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Blurb Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2004   Traditional Artist
one word
WOW
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tribbs Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2004
Beautiful, love the vulnerable look in her eyes :highfive:
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rotane Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2004  Professional
WOW, this look so great! seems to be so simple, just a couple of lines, yet all of them fit perfectly :worship:

black hair for a change, huh? well, easier than blonde right? -- i can tell :P
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Osmeon Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2003
Wow, she looks like she has universes in her eyes.
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control Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2003
universi!
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Osmeon Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2003
Oh :tears: sorry...
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castitas Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2003
this realy realy great..love the reflections in the eyes
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closedmind Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2003
heheh i love her expression!
you always get the hair and eyes right!! amazing
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Essiss Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2003  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The eyes are fantastic. Sure it's a little unpolished but it's still awesome. I love the expression. It's good to see other people who do traditional portraits. Very fine work indeed.
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amebaone Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2003
I really dig the high contrast, and the simplicity of this. I think the eyes look great... Her nose looks a bit too broad on the lower part. . . other than that. . .

Excellent.
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siedhr Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2002  Hobbyist Writer
yes. she's so innocent with those wide eyes. I like the hair actually, it gives the whole pic a feel of powerful contrast and it highlights her face once more.
wow!
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natopotato Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2002
realy impressive
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tarantino Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2002
Great drawing. Kind of very photorealistic and good emotional expression. Especially the eyes ( and that's meant so ) look wonderful. I like her surprised, kind of helpless look very much. It's astonishing how you get this on the one hand absent, on the other ones tensed look working together. What I've to critizice a bit is the way you draw her nose. There's not enough depth and is seems to large for her soft face. And the area above her nose is smeared a bit with pencildust, but that's a problem I also always have to fight against while drawing a picture. But that are just details standing lonely against a beautiful and origin drawing.
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g0ldfinga Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2002
damn :) (Smile)
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szattam Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2002
Nice drawing!

I really like the eyes
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thespunk Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2002
Don't knock your work. This is really really good.


I can't draw stick figures.

So I envy your skillz.


Nice Job.



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autoshoes Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2002
hey interpetaton is what art is all about.

besides, if you copy it exactly, whats to distinguish the image from a photograph? it's those interpetations that make your art your art and set it apart from the others.

now i've got that off my chest, it's a good little pencil drawing.
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sunfalls Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2002
I like it, really good job man!
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renonevada Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2002  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's beautiful. Really, it looks just like her. Love
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