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Thorin Oakenshield by thewholehorizon Thorin Oakenshield by thewholehorizon
Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) from The Hobbit.

5x7" on bristol paper

Graphite Pencils 5H-H
Charcoal Pencils 2B, 3B, 4B
Tortillons
White Gel Pens
Kneaded Eraser
Black18 Eraser
White Charcoal Pencil
My fingers!! (gave texture to the dirty skin haha)

Total drawing time: 12-13 hours

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:icondechezelle:
Je le trouve très bien réalisé.
le style et la technique utilisée pour les cheveux est vraiment intéressant.
le regard grave de Thorïn Écu-de-Chêne est bien fait.
le seul reproche : le haut du front est trop pâle je trouve, mais ça donne un style.
Dessin réussi, bon travail, bravo continuez !

"I find him(it) very well realized.
The style and the technique used for hair is really interesting.
The grave glance of Thorïn Écu-de-Chêne is done well.
The only criticism: the top of the forehead(front) is too pale I find, but that gives a style.
Successful drawing, good job, bravo Continue! "
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Holy mother of god the level of detail on this thing is amazing. Wonderful. Outstanding, Awe inspiring. I rated you low on originality just because this is not an original portrait, instead being based off of another photo, definitely not a con, since I'm guilty of the same, but just had to be accurate. You blow me WAAAAAy out of the water insofar as skill and talent are concerned, so I can't really give you advice. Keep doing what you are doing, because it works. fantastically. Well since this thing has to be at least 100 words, I'll just keep complimenting the portrait, wonderful use of highlights, and the texture on the skin turned out fantastically, his mouth looks photo realistic, and the jacket must have been a pain to sketch, regardless it turned out fantastic, and I'm interested to hear how you managed that fur effect.
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staceyjae Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013
this is so bloody good
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Esther414 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013
Thorin Oakensheild!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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ChristianCowgirl116 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow, this is perfect. Haha and I use my fingers, too, a lot!
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chrwonstie Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely LOVE the hair and all of it of course!
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Mistgod Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
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This deviation proves that braids can be bad ass on a warrior! Awesome work!
I hope it is okay. This deviation has been featured on the admin widget on Ribbons-and-Braids. I would like to feature it for an extended period of time. I will remove it if you don't want it there. Thanks!
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thewholehorizon Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
It's no problem at all, thank you very much for featuring me!
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Mistgod Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Cool! :D
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Althea-25 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Great work! :)
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ELPsupermajorsasuke Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Student Artist
HOW DID YOU LEARN TO DRAW LIKE THIS!?!?!?!?!?!?!?
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MSzilvi95 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice work! The hair is amazing! :D
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