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Tribute to my father - Final
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Published: September 24, 2007
© 2007 - 2019 Shouclak
Hi everybody :)

Finally ! This is completed :) I have to say that I'm proud of myself about this portrait. I've enjoyed every part of the drawing process :) Your support and useful critics helped me a lot to motivate me ! Thank you all :)

It was a kind of personnal challenge to make a drawing with only one pencil. I enjoyed it but I will use some other pencils on my next project. The drawing took me about 60 hours to finish it. I'm ready for the next challenge !

Paper used : 11x14 Canson Bristol Smooth

Material used : Mainly 4B 0.5mm mechanical pencil and HB 0.3mm for some parts of the shirt

Thank you very much for watching :)

*Oct 3, 2007 edit : Updated with a better scanned version :)
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Comments (278)
Kotczeslaw's avatar
Kotczeslaw|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Good job...
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absolutemadman's avatar
Brilliant work sir.
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keef75's avatar
keef75|Hobbyist Artist
Wonderful work
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MXMARIODX|Professional Digital Artist
hey im new here, im an amateur artist studying to be a professional illustrator and animator, do you have any tutorials? your art is amazing
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enellopee|Student Traditional Artist
It's hyperrealistic!
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neropencilart's avatar
Nice drawing bro... Am amazed how you use graphite and it still doesn't have that graphite shine afterwards..Nice any ideas on how that was done please?
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Highlander-242's avatar
Great work!
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VinnyG-65|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very nice! I would imagine using only one pencil was quite a challenge!
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ZaphodX23|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So your telling me that's not a photo, impressive work.
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shadowgirl777's avatar
WOW!! At first glance I thought this was a photo!!
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Larc-Romeo|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Phenomenal rendering, you have a huge talent, well done. :)
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BClary's avatar
great piece!! Looking at some of your other pieces on here it's really neat to see how much you've improved as an artist. (hope that's taken as a compliment not as a negative thing.)
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fabriceg|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i have no idea how u made the texture of the skin
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Cynthi4rtist|Student General Artist
OH MY GOD!

In first view i though that was a picture, yeah I were thinking until read the others comments.

Wow, you are A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!
Oh my gosh, that is perfect.
A long time ago people drew well, but to be honest almost did not seem real, I think that what made them (pictures) famous are their stories but the years change... and we can find a lot of people talented like you!!

I am doing a art work, my teacher told me to chose any artist, hehehe and I though to chose you XD but may to be famous D: never mind, Will do it!!

OMG one of the best drawings in Deviantart!!!
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AnnaApple's avatar
incredible :O
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dennisba|Hobbyist Photographer
Very pretty done!
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nelsontr| Traditional Artist
Mi favorito de todo Deviantart.
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XxMondayMorningxX|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh my god! There's every pore! And hairs on face! :D Omg! You're a master!!
And could you please tell me if the canson bristol paper is good? I'd like to buy it but I have now bad experience with bad type of paper :D
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ripper-fgs's avatar
outstanding...
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taylor-marie716's avatar
this is a drawing???? That's amazing. I thought it was a photograph!
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Tobiwolfie13|Hobbyist Writer
Wow. This looks like a photo! Nice work~
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G3NIUS-PRODUCTIONS's avatar
wow ur awesome!!
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AquarianART's avatar
I'm amazed.
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