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Olivia Wilde 02

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Olivia Wilde 03 by Ilojleen Olivia Wilde by Ilojleen Hugh Laurie - Gregory House 02 by Ilojleen Hugh Laurie - Gregory House 01 by Ilojleen


Basic info

:pointr: size: A4
:pointr: media: Koh-I-Noor pencils H-6B, a kneaded and a regular eraser
:pointr: time: ~45h
:pointr: the reference photo: smartphonewallpaper.com/wallpa…


About the drawing

Olivia Wilde, best-known as Thirteen in House M.D., is the second of the pretty women I mentioned I'd draw some time ago. I came across the reference picture ages ago and fell in love with Olivia's eyes here. I decided I would draw it one day. One day, when I feel I have guts to do it. So, the Wild[e] revelation happened in the end of May :P
I finished her portrait yesterday but couldn't post it due to the severe thunderstorm :lol: I was afraid to turn the PC on, lol. And I've just realized that I posted my previous portrait of Olivia EXACTLY one year ago. It wasn't intentionally, like an anniversary or something. Mysterious things happen! :fear:
In the beginning I really liked the process of creating this portrait. I was happy with her face, with the upper part of background, the right part of the hat... Later it got worse .__. The hair, which isn't even, the left side of the hat, and... worst of all... the GODDAMN BLADES OF GRASS :rage: I was close to give up and hide under my bed for the rest of my life.
But I didn't do it, as you can see. Otherwise I'd not have been typing this, because I'd have been unable to use the keyboard while laying flat on the floor :B
Oh, I added some extra blades of grass :aww: No blending as always.

Dedications

:rose: Codinas - I dedicate this drawing to these lovely and talented brothers, appreciators of women's beauty, as my thanks for their constant and sweet support :aww:
:blackrose: both skilled Rockinfroggi and ArielRGH - these guys deserve a dedication under the drawing of an attractive girl because they become a lil' bit grumpy when I post my "pretty boys" portraits :giggle: Oh, and because I like you, too :B

:star: P.S. Starting tomorrow, I'll be gone for a few days [going to Hungary :dance:], so please don't worry about your unanswered comments :aww:
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NatalieOlenska's avatar
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Overall
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Vision
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Originality
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Technique
:star::star::star::star::star: Impact

Good job!You truly are an amazing artist!But Olivia's face is slightly more angular,with sharp cheekbones and a defined jawline.It could be the angle though.Your drawing is almost perfectly realistic,but it kinda looks like a younger,childlike version of Olivia.Her eyes look absolutely perfect,light,bright ,strikingly feline and exotic,like a wild cat.Her hair looks soft and touchable,full of sun-kissed highlights.I also love her sultry facial expression,her full,glossy lips,etc.She looks effortlessly gorgeous and her striking features really stand out ,especially her light colored eyes. You were able to capture everything on canvas,which i really admire.I immediatley recognized her,even before i read the description.Keep it up,you're really talented.Natalie
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Dear Natalie, thank you for this kind critique! It means a lot to me :heart: I was smiling wi[l]dely [just a pun :giggle:] when I was reading your opinion. You have a talent in writing, you chose words so nicely and I'm really happy you took your time to let me know what you think about this drawing of Olivia and put in into such wonderful sentences.
Many, many thanks! :huggle:
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Thank you kindly :iconblueheartplz:
DJ-JayBass's avatar
Great technique.
Ilojleen's avatar
Thank you very much :iconblowkiss-plz:
momo391's avatar
fantastic O_o !!!
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Jfodor's avatar
you are so amazingly great
Ilojleen's avatar
Thank you very much :icondweebdanceplz:
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Glad you like it! Many thanks :iconblueheartplz:
BladeWithin's avatar
This looks fantastic!!~

I love the blurry foreground and the small details~ :heart:

Well done on this piece darling! I can tell you worked so hard on it!! :D
Ilojleen's avatar
Yay, thank you soooo much for this lovely comment, I appreciate it!  :iconsuperheroglompplz: It makes me happy that you like this Olivia portrait :aww:
BladeWithin's avatar
You are so welcome, my dear~ :glomp:

I truly love it~~ :heart:
People like you make me want to draw realism more!! :D
Ilojleen's avatar
Thank you again :iconpinkheart-plz: It means a lot that I can be an inspiration to you :blush:
BladeWithin's avatar
Me as well as many others~~ :hug:
ArtistEamane's avatar
This is gorgeous!! :heart:
Ilojleen's avatar
Thank you very much :iconflowerheartplz: :la:
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