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:COLOURED WIP: by Angelstorm-82 :COLOURED WIP: by Angelstorm-82
Yes you see right. I am gonna draw my very first complete coloured pencil portrait. It costs me a lot of bravery to do that because I tried it a few times in earlier years but I failed every time. That´s the reason why I don´t used very often coloured pencils. But it seems that I am now able to solve this problem.

All done with Faber Castell Polychromos coloured pencils on A3 Hahnemühle Nostalgie sketchpaper with 190 gsm. The sketch was done with an 3H graphite pencil but I don´t finished it yet. Was curious how it worked with the coloured pencils so I didn´t finished it yet.

All I can say now is that such a drawing took me at least the double time of an normal graphite pencil drawing.
And I have to be careful. Crayons don´t forgive any mistakes.

Time for this approx 7-8 hrs.

WIP II: Final Drawing:

Thanks for looking :).
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tattiOsala Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2010  Student General Artist
Was fürn riesen Sortiment du hast °___°
Aber du kannst auch richtig gut mit den Polychromos umgehen!
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Angelstorm-82 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Danke :).
Naja haben ja auch genug Geld gekostet :).
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tattiOsala Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2010  Student General Artist
Denk ich mir :nod:
Aber es lohnt sich ja dafür zu sparen :D
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animeg14 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2010
wow thats really really good! how did you learn to draw like that?
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Angelstorm-82 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks :).
I am completely self taught :D.
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animeg14 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2010
wow, thats really amazing! You have a lot of talent
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Crystal-LJ Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2010
No shit. Trying to erase colored pencil mistakes sucks massive, massive, MASSIVE dick.

Oh, and did I mention mistakes sucks massive dick?
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Angelstorm-82 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh wait... errrrm. I am not sure... :XD:.

But seriously it´s almost impossible if you had already drawn multible layers of colours.
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EternaLegend Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2010
HOLY @#$%! :faint:

Are you for real? :o Heck, you're inspiring me to do some coloured portraits too! :la:

Zomg I love this Allan! :D I can't wait to see this one finished! :dummy:
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Angelstorm-82 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I thought to myself, it's time to do such a thing. I always struggled with colours. Time to face my fears :D.
Thank you btw and glad to inspire you :D.
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