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The Best of Friends

By sidneyeileen
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8"x10" graphite pencil on smooth paper.
Roughly 40 hours of work.
Photo reference used.

This is a portfolio piece only. I will not be making any prints of this drawing. I seriously debated whether or not to even post it, because I have no idea where I got the photo I referenced for this drawing. However, I was too happy with the result to not share it.

EDIT: Two wonderful people tracked down wallpaper sites where the original photo can be found.

[link] was found by ~Seadesigns
[link] was found by =Amarevia.

EDIT: *EatToast tracked down the photographer! Rachel Hale was the mystery photographer whos work I referenced for this piece.

Thank you to everyone who helped me find the source of my reference. :hug:
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JmanArtwiz's avatar
Wow this is amazing!👍🏻
AnnieBee61's avatar
that is so adorable
This is really nice, I found this on chance. Reminds me of a friend and myself, how she calls me a guard dog. Its a shame its only portfolio only, very well done.
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Hi Sidney,

Sorry to tell you, but I found your artwork stolen by someone on Instagram by the name of @rabbit.matt_ who also has a Facebook page, www.facebook.com/pages/Rabbit-…

He stole this drawing of yours which I really, really liked, and I thought it was odd that he uploaded so many drawings, of different styles, in a short amount of time. He drew a lot of likes. I was curious, so I wanted to make sure if he drew it or not, because I'm quite picky about supporting original artists and only liking/following their original works. So I used TinEye reverse image search. I found your drawing online on other image sharing websites, but I didn't initially find your deviantart page until I found the name of your drawing.

Your drawing is still up on this thief's page (www.facebook.com/1542544145998…), however he has now made his Instagram "private" so that people can't comment with original artist credit (when I did for this drawing, he swiftly deleted it), or even report him (I guess you could try report his account?)

Shortly before he made his Instagram private, I found that he actually posted up his details for commission enquiries (can you believe this shameless prick?), which is how I got his facebook page, polish email and his Polish phone number. LOL.
I would like take a course online in drawing. Weekday would you recommend? Thanks
Crusaide-Nino's avatar
SOOOOO CUTE!!!!!!!!!! <3
Wow!!This is amazing!!
kkht311's avatar
Excellent art6.

:-)
Klenesk's avatar
Urge to kill fading...fading...fading...
emberkat123's avatar
I have the photo you referenced as my wallpaper! This is awesome (and super cute!)!
Mustashio120's avatar
Truly amazing work : )
NativeFaery's avatar
This is like the cutest thing ever!
annakoutsidou's avatar
Lovely !! Great work ! :D
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blanket86's avatar
This is so amazing! Wonderful composition!
scoobylady's avatar
Its an adorable work of art :D
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momsefine's avatar
WOW it's so cute.
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