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What Is A Portrait?

"A portrait is a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant.

The intent is to display the likeness, personality, and even the mood of the person.

For this reason, in photography a portrait is generally not a snapshot, but a composed image of a person in a still position. A portrait often shows a person looking directly at the painter or photographer, in order to most successfully engage the subject with the viewer."

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When by charleshildreth
out of africa by lucastomaszewski
Jasmin Edito 1 by DavidBenoliel
A Tragic Divide. by Mrs-Durden
Outdoor Portraits
asriel by Cassielink
RedRidinghood by AngiWallace
The face of Tali by Ellisis
on the sunny side of existence by Pippa-pppx
Indoor Portraits
Alayne by rasmus-art
Cabaret01 by ophelia25
The night is dark by GreatQueenLina
Katrin by Alex1magine
Black White Portraits
A Surreal Shark Walks Into A Room by rev3rsed-singularity
Stan Lee [*] drawing by JakubQaazAdamski
Glam Rock. Model by Vaishravana
Lucrezia Donati by SouhailArt
Studio Portraits
# Dance by Mishkina
@Rina.Maus, 2018 by Carlos-Alberto-Salv1
Avril Lavigne by BenOfApril
Jackie by Pixelcoma
Fashion Portraits
Dr. Gray - Infrared and Visible Light by SteveCampbell
Master-Servant relationship? by AnitramNoriko
Saga Noren from Bron/Broen(The Bridge) by Julia-R-Ch
Galvinized by IncubiPortraitSTU
Paintings and Drawings
Kyara by RowenHebing
photo study (Natsume Mito) by jstq
Guns n' Roses Drawing by Skippy-s
A Young Girl by Virus-Tormentor
Self Portaits
USA by GreenRain593
Washed up with debris. by Sarah--Elizabeth
Unruly air and skin that does not tan by JanuarysDaughter
Seasons In The Abyss by GreenRain593

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We are proud to present our "Sunshine Contest"- Winner: :iconanthony-woods:

Portrait-Love: Please introduce yourself.

Anthony-Woods: I am Anthony Woods, I am 25, live in the UK in a lovely village called North Fambridge and I love pencil drawings!

:heart: anthony-woods.deviantart.com/a… :heart:

Portrait-Love: By having a look into your gallery we can see, that you are an awesome drawer.
So please tell us how you come into this. And is it just a hobby, an addiction or your profession?

Anthony-Woods: I decided to draw pencil portraits when I was about 19, and a friend asked me if I wanted to do a hand made present for Christmas instead of buying something, so the only thing I knew I was any good at was drawing, so I drew her the Audrey Hepburn picture. This was the first proper portrait I had ever done, at school I was totally put off art, as they just made me do things I didnt want to do, I didnt draw a single portrait at school! But after doing this piece I loved it so much that it became more of a hobby and I just kept drawing more and more! Now after a few years in graphic design, I have just (in March this year) taken the plunge to take up my art as a full time profession.

:heart: anthony-woods.deviantart.com/a… :heart:

Portrait-Love: When do you started drawing? What are your favorite characters to draw? Why?

Anthony-Woods: I have been drawing all my life really, but only the portrait side of things since 19. I think my favourite characters to draw are the darker pieces with lots of character to them such as my recent drawing of Batman, I love these as they are great fun to draw and to capture the mood and intensity of the character in the work, you can really get into these type of pictures.

:heart: anthony-woods.deviantart.com/a… :heart:

Portrait-Love: How long do you need for a drawing?

Anthony-Woods: I usually spend between 50 to 80 hours on my drawing, they usually take me a week or just over a week to complete.

:heart: fav.me/d3ekpof :heart:

Portrait-Love: Which character will be your next drawing? Why?

Anthony-Woods: My next character I am working on is Iron Man. I am drawing this for an exhibition I am going to be doing at a comics and collectables store called Red Sun, hopefully the people in there will like it!

:heart: anthony-woods.deviantart.com/a… :heart:

Portrait-Love: Is it possible to buy your work?

Anthony-Woods: And yes, all my work is for sale, as are prints of various sizes and finishes :)

:heart: fav.me/d3h6pis :heart:

Anthony-Woods: Just want to say I am super flattered to have won the competition and very flattered as there were so many amazing entries, thank you!! :D
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Miyagino Featured By Owner 3 days ago  New Deviant Professional Traditional Artist
Welcome everyone! Boogie!
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steffchep Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Is this group still alive? Drawings and Paintings folder has been full for weeks!
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AussieMan187 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi everyone, nice to meet you all! I hope you guys like what I share with you here.

Thank you.
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HePhoto Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello,

Portrait folders are full.
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steffchep Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
All folders relevant to me seem to be full :/
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