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  • Jerry : Graphite Portrait Complete

    December
    4
    2008

    Jerry, custom graphite pencil portrait drawing by Leanne Wildermuth

    I’ve completed Jerry’s portrait and received the proof approval from my client, so this piece is now officially complete!

    Much has changed since my last update, I’ve blended a medium tone over his whole face, then lightened and deepened further to get those final details. It’s turned into a very artistic yet lifelike rendering that I’m pleased to sign my name to!

    I’m still working on a few other projects as well, another drawing, an illustration – and two blog/site design clients to button up before Christmas. Can you believe how fast the days are going by?!

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    {18 Comments}

    1
    Darla Dixon said,

    It is excellent! It’s all great but his hair and ears are just fantastic

    12.4.2008 @ 4:35 pm
    2
    Leanne said,

    Thanks so much, Darla! :)

    12.4.2008 @ 4:40 pm
    3
    Becky said,

    Impressed again, as usual! Very nice.

    12.4.2008 @ 4:42 pm
    4
    Paige said,

    Wow, looks wonderful, Leanne!

    12.4.2008 @ 4:51 pm
    5
    YellowRose said,

    Truly beautiful! Graphite is one of my favorite mediums to work. I love the shading, the detail you get. You captured it! :thumbsup:

    12.4.2008 @ 4:55 pm
    6
    Lifecruiser said,

    Wow. That’s really awesome – I liked it when it was not even finished, but this is just awesome! You’re doing better than some we saw at Montmartre in Paris.

    :thumbsup:

    12.4.2008 @ 6:28 pm
    7
    pam said,

    Wow… I’d no idea you could wrest that much emotion from graphite! His hair and especially his eyes are so alive!

    :thumbsup:

    12.4.2008 @ 6:35 pm
    8
    bob said,

    As usual-I’m impressed :clapping:

    12.4.2008 @ 6:43 pm
    9
    June said,

    You’re so talented…in so many ways! :clapping:

    12.4.2008 @ 7:00 pm
    10
    Sue said,

    :thumbsup: :clapping: You are just amazing!!! But you know that don’t you!!! Seriously. You are just so blessed with talent. I bet your clients are very pleased.

    Sue

    12.4.2008 @ 7:51 pm
    11
    taba said,

    oooooooo It’s beautiful! :yes:

    12.4.2008 @ 9:07 pm
    12
    Marcia said,

    So, Leanne, are the animals going to have to compete more often with humans for your artistic time now? :dance:

    12.4.2008 @ 9:22 pm
    13
    Da Goddess said,

    This turned out beautifully, Leanne. You’ve definitely captured the essence of an interesting man who jumps off the paper and seems to come to life right before our very eyes.

    12.4.2008 @ 10:08 pm
    14
    ArtByErika said,

    :clapping: Excellent Leanne beautiful job on this portrait! :yahoo:

    12.5.2008 @ 12:32 am
    15
    patois said,

    I am so damn impressed and envious. You must be so proud of your talent. I certainly would be.

    12.5.2008 @ 2:56 pm
    16
    Robert Tracy said,

    Well done!

    You have a fine pencil technique. I like it very much.

    Thank you for sharing your work in progress all the way to the finished work.

    Robert Tracy

    12.7.2008 @ 8:24 am
    17
    carmen said,

    As always, it looks great! I always had extreme difficulty drawing/painting people in art class. Animals – fine. Still lifes? No problem. People? Come out looking like the hunchback of Notre Dame.

    12.8.2008 @ 8:29 am
    18

    Hello,

    Wow! I landed on your blog looking for information about WordPress blogs and OMG!!! You are also an artist!
    You are an incredible illustrator and painter.
    And I have to say that I love your blog design as well.

    ~ Gabriela ~

    12.8.2008 @ 2:10 pm

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