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un-named till completion by WJLACEY un-named till completion by WJLACEY
this has so far been the biggest drawing ive ever done. the paper size is a0 and i have been finding a big challenge to find the patience to slowly move and make sure all is good. i know lots of low points in this but am afraid of overworking the piece. when done this shall have a background i have made up from thin air.
more info on who and what the image is about when done
hours 50+
size A0
Medium Pencil
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:iconlew-dazign:
lew-dazign Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2011  Student General Artist
sorry pal lol when i commented it didn't come up on your comments thats all ::)
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lew-dazign Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2011  Student General Artist
did you get my last comment?
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:iconlew-dazign:
lew-dazign Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2011  Student General Artist
how did you learn the grid method? its me btw.. the guy from lonely college who did the jennie saville paintings. your work is out of this world mate x
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McSho Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2009
Amazingly realistic, not sure how big A0 is though! I love the detail that can be put into larger works.
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Cordyland Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2009   Traditional Artist
looks amazing, truly amazing. so so realistic. well done
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:iconwjlacey:
WJLACEY Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2009
thank you very very much mate
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JacobineB Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Looks great so far! Looking forward to the result
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mjbrennan Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2009
this looks fantastic wes, nigel will be well impressed, i bet it looks mind blowing in real life, i need to see it.
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:iconwjlacey:
WJLACEY Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2009
oi bren make sure he dosnt find out about this being on here, he dosnt does he? lol
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mjbrennan Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2009
no i haven't said anything about it, i've been waitin to see your progress for ages tho, i only knew you were doin this portrait cos joe said you'd been to the shop to take his picture, i know he's a bit funny about his image int he
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WJLACEY Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2009
lol no its not that, i just for some reason want to suprise him. its weird, because i hardly know him, since doing this drawing and spending so much time on his face i kind of have gathered my own view on him, and it makes me feel privaliged to give him a copy of this drawing,weird really, mabye he might not be at all fussed i know man people like that.

i also think that, if i was never a portrait artist i would feel so so privaliged for someone to study my face and think about it and to do something so special as to paint or draw you, how good would it be to have a giant portrait of yourslf about your fire place.... i guesss i just think how mabye an older generation though with the big f off fireplace lol. dunno, its all weird. im finding it hard focusing n this though now, its been so man hours and im still knowhere with it lol, but im determined not to rush.

brennan we should go out soon on bikes or something with joe and ollie or something id like to go out an do something with you lot, i really cherish those times. not enough of them..

hope your still ard at work with your drawings, i would love to see them and mabye one day i might do a portrai of you. ive been thinking about it.
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mjbrennan Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2009
its not wierd that u want tyo surprise him, i felt the same when i gave my dad the portrait of my two sisters for xmas. i think he will be blown away by it seriously, who wouldn't!! i know i would be. i'd be honoured for you to do one of me.

i can only imagine how hard it is for you to stay interested in this doing it this size, to be honest i've totally lost focus in my current piece and thats only a3. haven't done anything on it since xmas, thats bad i know, could have somethin to do with me gettin an xbox for crimbo, lol.

dont worry though, i haven't stopped art completely, i've recently done some more tattoos on my neighbour and his brother, its a lot of fun to do, a bit nerve racking cos i cant make mistakes, i'll post them on here at some point.

we should get bikes out again, i haven't seen you or joe n ollie for ages, i've got things on these nxt couple of weewends, its leo's b-day soon but after that we'll set a date, keep it up mate.
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quarkenzyme Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2009
unbe-freaking-lievable. so realistic.

its interesting how you draw each part/feature completely down the the detail all at the same time before moving on to the next area. most artists will do a rough sketch of the whole face, and draw in each phase of the entire drawing one at a time.

its just an interesting way to tackle it. :)
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Peachy-sunshine Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2009
You have written every thought that went through my mind! So....ditto!
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:iconquarkenzyme:
quarkenzyme Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2009
haha cool
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:iconloftylady:
Loftylady Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2009   Traditional Artist
Amazing work and detail on this so far! Take your time...it will sooo worth it!
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xxXX-Carbon-6-XXxx Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The skin tones and texture are amazing. I know A0 is huge, maybe next time could you put in an object as a scale reference (like a pencil or something)?

I'm just working on an A3 at the moment & wish the sheet was larger, but A0! OMG
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straycat27 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2009
Amazing details.
Hope you won't rush it doing the facial hair.
Keep it up. ;)
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patulito Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2009
Don't over do it.
I think you shout leave it as is.
Perhaps one day when you do a exhibition you can present this piece is an abstract manner.
I mean,, without the square shape that most other pictures are presented in.
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Rushlord Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Pretty huge and detailed. I don't see any low points. You're amazing.
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g-samanuel Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2009
you have amazing skills it is nice to see an image half constructed and to be such a large image and have such high quality really nice
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tastybabycustard Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2009
this is fantastic

i recently tried painting A0 and it was hard....so you drawing thats just crazy!

but this is amazing;)
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WJLACEY Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2009
ANY THOUGHTS,
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