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Ian Somerhalder by dreamarian Ian Somerhalder by dreamarian
:bored: This took forever to do but is was worth the effort!:iconheartorangeplz:

I don't want to talk about the mission it was or the amount of times I had to scan this before it eventually (almost) looked like the actual drawing.
You'd think I'd learn and stop combining graphite and aquarelle pencils? But no...
It is currently too contrasty and the colours too saturated but I give up. I want a new scanner! A3 preferably...so Santa better save up this coming year.

Another thing I regret is not choosing an image of the actor where he looks...well...more like himself. I liked this one because of the variety of textures (and the fact that he looks more manly and less like a boy).

So this is the bad dude from "Vampire Diaries"...still haven't watched any of it.

:iconloveorangeplz:I'm entering this drawing in *Egil21's portrait contest::iconloveorangeplz:
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PS
:iconlovegoldplz::star:I won this competition!!!:star::iconlovegoldplz:
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:iconhendrikhermans:
HendrikHermans Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nice effect ! Good job !
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:icondreamarian:
dreamarian Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:icongrin--plz:Thanks:iconyellowheartplz:
Yeah, this did turn out better than I anticipated.
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EhrenThibs Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your skill and understanding of colored pencils are extraordinary!
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:icondreamarian:
dreamarian Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:iconsmoochesplz:Thank you!:iconkokorox:
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Agness-flower Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
Woooooow! very nice work ;)
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:icondreamarian:
dreamarian Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:icongrin--plz:Thanks:iconyellowheartplz:
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xxsensi Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012
wow...
this is really really amazing!
i love the contrast, it's stunning
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:icondreamarian:
dreamarian Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:iconrainbowsqueeplz:Thank you very much!
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strryeyedreamr27 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my! All those different textures! Really very well done!
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:icondreamarian:
dreamarian Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:happybounce:Thank you!:icongreenheartplz:
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