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Kate Beckinsale Pencil Drawing
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Published: May 22, 2007
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WHEW!! It's finally done. I spent lots of hours tonight finishing this up. It's been bugging me that it's taken so long. It should have been done weeks ago. It's just that I've been slacking.

This is a portrait I drew of Kate Beckinsale. I think she's one of the most gorgeous women out there. And I totally dig her accent too :drool: I tried to really take my time with this one particularly on the hair. The hair took me a very long time to do and it's fairly detailed. There are alot of flyaway hairs that needed to be drawn negatively and that takes a while. I am very happy with the way this turned out. I think it's one of my most realistic portraits to date and it was an interesting work to do. I hope you guys like it and I hope it was worth the wait. I know alot of people were waiting for this one :D

12"x18" Fabriano Hotpress
3B, B, 2H, 5H pencils
blending stumps and tissue for blending
Around 40 hours

*Edit - The scan that I originally posted has been bugging me because the lights are washed out and it looks blurry. I took some shots with my digital camera and I think the quality is better. Let me know if this is a better version please.
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DesSherwood's avatar
DesSherwoodHobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful work;-) Such smooth and elegant blending too;-)
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srajdesignerProfessional Filmographer
Really i love your everydrawings your works are fantabulous boss
Artemis298's avatar
This is beautiful. I love the whole drawing but especially the way you have rendered the hair and the eyes.:)
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LittleMissGloomyHobbyist Traditional Artist
It's so amazing but something is bothering me and I just don't know what it is.
But it looks very like Kate and her eyes are amazing!
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Ritta1993Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i love the drawing!! so beautiful and realistic! keep up the great work :) :)
looneyinamini's avatar
thought it was a photo
vorn64's avatar
that is f n cool
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sychnrea Artisan Crafter
hi, i wonder what is all your material in making a drawing like that.? uhm. would you give the list of all you pencils grades. ;) and one thing is there a grade "B" pencil? i think it is only "HB"
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yes there is a grade B pencil
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GTracerRensProfessional Traditional Artist
This is a really nice portrait drawing!
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PerfixelStudent Digital Artist
this is one of the best portraits i have ever see
<3 kate :)
kyle04's avatar
this one is one of the ones i like the most of yours so realistic love it
Gilbert14's avatar
this is just amazing. I couldn't help looking through your gallery, ur work is awesome mate
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123xx2Hobbyist General Artist
damn 40 hrs
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Avogel57Professional Traditional Artist
Love Kate Beckinsale, though for some reason I haven't done a propper pic of her; TONS of quick sketches, but nothing good like this one =) great blending, and her lips look awesome.

I'm pretty sure I've stumbled into your gallery before, maybe one of the Carrie Underwood pics? idk. but I saw this drawing elsewhere, and i thought I recognized it. Unfortunately, some chick is claiming it as her own [link]
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jlaramieHobbyist Traditional Artist
Just left a comment on another one of your pieces and just realized who you were. Been to your website and love the work. You got skills! Anyways this one of KB is a the hair on this piece. A little curious on the technique done on the hair...Good work!
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FrozenArkProfessional Artist
Oh my, this is VERY awesome.x
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Really beautiful :)
dancorpse's avatar
Wow, it's a pencil drawing! I'm blowed away.
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GwasaneeHobbyist Digital Artist
Wonderful work! I wish I can do this with my pencil. My fav! :)
Igorxxx70's avatar
How about a critique on my drawings? I know I need help.
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ThePhenom14Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I was once looking for some pencil drawings online and I landed on your website. and omg ur amazing.Then after reading your bio, i saw that ur a fan of armin mersmann and since u suggested to have a look at his website, i was stunned.

Hopefully i can make my drawings as realistic as both of you.

Amazing ;)
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Incredible job. The hair is amazing. :love:
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