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Severus Snape
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Published: December 3, 2010
© 2010 - 2019 Stanbos
Portrait of Alan Rickman, A3, bristol, graphite pencils (2H to 8B), nearly 25h.

The WIP is available there : [link]

Great actor, great character ! I grew up with Harry Potter and I really loved Severus Snape, such an ambiguous figure ! :D

First portrait on bristol paper... The paper I used before was almost like bristol. Bristol is better for drawings, especially for the skin, but I think I prefer the other paper for the work of dark areas (the background for instance) and the clothes.

Hmmm and I really don't like drawing dark hair, I think I gonna draw again blond people :D
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IMAGE DETAILS
Software
Adobe Photoshop CS5 Windows
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HollowScreams's avatar
HollowScreams|Hobbyist General Artist
OOooo!
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DeviantDahDP|Hobbyist General Artist
Wow... better than a photo!
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Katherine--C's avatar
OMG I thought this was a photo
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Jennyben's avatar
Wow! ❤️
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Bamby555|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Incredible. Amazing!!!!
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SericIllustre|Student Traditional Artist
Love it! For ever Alan Rickman.. R.I.P. Clap 
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SummerdayZ238's avatar
Omg amazing!
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WhiteMareXMetaKnight|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
OMG! This is AMAZING!
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StevenUniversFan|Hobbyist Digital Artist
That is a very realistic drawing of Alan Rickman. I love it! It has the composition right and it really looks like a photo.
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mihalescualexandra|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
it is perfect.. :)
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Artemiszoenightshade|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
THIS IS JUST MIND BLOWING!
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Virilath's avatar
Fantastic!
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Psyche000|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing! As such a classically composed piece, I am sure he would greatly appreciate it!
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ancho911's avatar
ancho911|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Очень красиво. Бумага Брисоле говорите, надо попробовать.
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AmbergrisElement|Student Traditional Artist
A very expressive portrait!
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Djefvul|Professional Traditional Artist
Stunning work indeed!
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Lolliangel00|Professional Traditional Artist
Breathtaking!! This is stunning work!!!! 
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joerggum|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow this is great!
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Rogo2002's avatar
After all this time?
Always..
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xLeya|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Incredible!
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Crystal-Goodbody's avatar
Beautiful tribute to Rickman-as-Snape! I also thought it was a photo!
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Anna-McNarin's avatar
The sheer amount of detail in this had me stopping in my scrolling tracks and softly blurt, "holy shit," out loud. Impressive work.
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Dragon1971's avatar
great work
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