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Elizabeth Weir 2
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Published: August 18, 2006
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Been having trouble drawing Elizabeth, so this is mostly for practice. I'm not entirely happy with this one, but it's better than the first draft, anyway.

HB, 2B and carbon pencil, with some tweaking in Photoshop.
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theonlyjacknicole's avatar
She looks kinda aged here, but beautiful nonetheless. :)
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AngelicRuin|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, I love her eyes, you did a really great job!
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MeredithSGA|Hobbyist General Artist
Featured!

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Sajina's avatar
Amazing!
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freeza-frost|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
coolies!
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Nighty-chan|Hobbyist Photographer
Trouble with drawing Liz?? :O_o:
Guess what, I can't see anything of that. It's just well done.
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JennBowers's avatar
I have to agree with Miso...that it's the eyes and nose that are a bit off, but really, this is just simply gorgeous! To have such a talent like this is really wonderful....I love the whole series you've been doing. Keep up the great work!
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marislily's avatar
I think you were a famous painter in another life..something among the lines of DaVinci or Michelangelo.
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domeafavour|Student Digital Artist
this is sooooo awesome!!!!
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Maxjia's avatar
You are sooo talented. I am totally blown away. My fav so far is Teyla.
This ones is really good as well.
This picture is funny, coz I covered the left eye and I could totally see Weir, then uncovered and lost her. But still very life-like
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Ancient-Hoofbeats|Student General Artist
wow! that looks sooo cool!!!
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Louveteau's avatar
Waow ! She's really beautiful !
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creepmaster| Traditional Artist
The way you capture light is just obscenely good. I really love it! :)
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Tatenen's avatar
Brilliant! Great use of the shadows & lights. The contrast is awesome! :nod:
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Before-I-Sleep|Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful work, more Lizzie!
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Athena-Satov's avatar
It's brilliant! Very well drawn! :D
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Nano-Gater's avatar
Whoa, that is so cool :wow: It looks just like her and the shading is amazing! :dance: Great pic! ^^
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clueless---again| Traditional Artist
the hair is super amazing. :D
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Ezimir's avatar
i don't like drawings very much ... but this one, whoooooooa ... fav ;]
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Jackalopette|Professional Digital Artist
wow. that's awesome. I wish I could do that!
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Fabi-the-Hedgehog's avatar
Practice? This is awesome! :D
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crysothemis's avatar
Thanks! So glad you liked it. But yes, I need lots of practice, and Elizabeth is very, very hard to get. You don't want to see the draft I tore up, trust me. :D
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horsebackrider15's avatar
Lovely job :) I need practise with people, really bad
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crysothemis's avatar
Thank you!

People are very hard to draw because our brains are wired to recognize faces, so the least thing off, and we see it. Objects or animals don't need to be nearly as exact to look right....
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