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Robert Downey Jr - Coloured Pencils by D17rulez Robert Downey Jr - Coloured Pencils by D17rulez

:damphyr: Mr. Robert Downey Jr.

I wanted a new challenge, so I grabbed my pencils and was thinking that it was about dAmn time I added some colour into my drawings.

I'm planning to make more of these kind of portraits which contains simplicity.

I only draw the eyes, nose and mouth in a gradient of colours, so the person must be recognizable from those three parts. That makes it a challenge.

If there are any suggestions on who you would like to see next in the same drawing technique, feel free to leave a comment :sherlock: you may also suggest the colours.

Expect my Jared Leto drawing probably around tomorrow :la:

:damphyr: Tools:
Used: 8 different coloured pencils (green/blue/purple), 6B, Tortillion for blending, kneaded eraser
Time: 8 hours
Size: A4
Paper: 200 g/m2 paper

Thanks for looking! :heart:

This drawing is to D17rulez/Daisy van den Berg
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I feel like this drawing is very unique and you used the colors very well. It is a very nice balance. I also feel as if the left eye is slightly larger than the right eye but I can't be sure. And may I asked if you used stippling techniques? I love the intensity of the eyes; it really strikes you with a piercing look. I feel like just maybe you could have done a little more with this piece but that's open for debate. And the gradation of each color is very clean and simple. Overall it is a very nice composition. Good job!
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MikeHermes Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Amazing job! I always wanted to attempt to draw Morgan Freeman, but I lack the skills. Would that be something you would try? But again, fantastic job....
miamary123456 Featured By Owner May 19, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
ironmanfanatic Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I love it! I could never draw that.

Maybe you could try Taylor Swift, Chris Evans or Scarlett Johansson?
ViolntSerenity Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013  Student General Artist
I love this whole concept. When I saw it, I knew who it was, so hats off to you. I've been wanting to experiment with this type of art, only drawing select features, do you have any tips?
Fusions2 Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013
The detailing on this piece is amazing, it's just so life like, the colours used add depth to Robert's face and make it stand out with the varied shades. Brilliant!
JacqueMatt Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Awesome!!! :D
amira994 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
incredible work !!!
GoodOldBaz Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
wow that is just - beyond amazing! PERFECT!
writegina2 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love how well you captured the depth of feeling in the eyes.
GLPSketchy3 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013
Your an amazing artist.. and im now pushed too become a better artist myself!! the fact that you use so little tools, and make such photorealistic pieces proves it's possible.. and some day, i'll be proud too show you my artwork! until than.. thank you! and people you may wanna draw.. Emma Watson, Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Brad Pitt. too name a few. try doing more girls :P branch out! im sure they'll be amazing!!
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