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Category Drawing
Type Drawing
Subject Portrait
Material Charcoal
Style Realist
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What was your source for this piece? Other
Tell us a little more about your inspiration. Part of a series of drawing I did for an

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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. This was drawing in charcoal on grey canson paper 55cm by 75cm. It took about 4 weeks to complete. The subjects name is Daniel and he is an indigenous Australian.

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Is the piece for sale? Yes
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Thank you. I'll try the willow charcoal. Do you mix graphite and charcoal? I usually use graphite but I find I cant get the dramatic look Im looking for and it gets to shiny looking. When I've tried charcoalmin the past I found I ended up with a big smudged mess!!

08/08/2014 Flag

This is amazing work,i have drawn on Grey and got good effects,welcome to comment on my art and find me on fb,all art lovers/artists welcome profile on fb with same name lots more realism art to see

08/28/2014 Flag

Brilliantly done, the wrinkles are very lifelike, you have created the folds in the skin so well I forget I am looking at at something which is drawn.

10/08/2014 Flag

this is just beyond everything!

11/28/2014 Flag

Fantastic job! It's so life like!!

12/08/2014 Flag