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Rue (Amandla Stenberg) by 0bsidio Rue (Amandla Stenberg) by 0bsidio

"...and if they canīt catch me, they canīt kill me. So donīt count me out." - Rue

 

My first portrait... What do you think about it and how can I improve it?

Iīd really appreciate comments!! :)

Material: 4B pencil, soft charcoal (for the background), eraser, white paper

Original size: a bit smaller than DIN A4

Click on "download" for a real close up look EyeEye

 

Featured here: 

FeaturingI keep practising, hoping to get better and one day be able to earn a premium membership without money, only with points, earned with my art... dAhub was not a great help, even though I did earn some points giving comments. But I prefere commenting people and art I like and I enjoy commenting, not fishing for points ... :(
After sifting through a lot of art and artists who inspire me and support me, I felt like featuring them... unfortunately there is no way to feature on the profilepage for non-premium-member exept journal entries... But once they change, the featuring is gone... Anyway... :)
Here some very inspiring artists and pictures:
I appreciate very much a member called: LateStarter63... I especially like his drawings of children and portraits
    
I also found some very nice stuff related to *The tributes of panem* - Trilogy whose second part was in the cinemas rece
  Featured (Part 1)As I promised in the last journal entry, I will feature the most beautiful devations of the two years. It was hard to choose and now there is a list with 253 devations I would like to feature.:D Therefore there will be more than one journal entry. Here is the first part. Enjoy!
              Victorian by KitJoYuki Tauriel by Pidimoro Ava Gardner by klimbims  Marilyn Monroe by klimbims  Elizabeth Taylor by AlexndraMirica
  

 

 

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Night-Sam Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  New member  Traditional Artist
Beautiful work!  :)  This is excellent, and I'm lost on how it could improved.   
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0bsidio Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
:)
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minkorarin Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
beautiful portrait.
just wonder isn't it easier to draw it on black paper? :)
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0bsidio Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you :heart:
...and yes, it would have been easier with black paper ... :P
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IamDogged Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Professional General Artist
Lovely picture with a captivating expression! I like the play of light and shadow along her strong yet feminine features. You didn't quite finish the eyelid crease, but you more than made up for it with the downy soft texture of her cheek and mouth.
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Vitality-notion Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
this is sooo beautiful!
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0bsidio Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you :heart: Iīm glad you like it!
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Rita-Ria Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
ganz ganz wunderbar! Mir gefällt ganz besonders der wunderbare Kontras zwischen hell und dunkel!
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0bsidio Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Danke :heart:
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minzkeks Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
der lichteinfall ist grandios! :-)
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