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Myself Drawing Me by SlimyYetSatisfying Myself Drawing Me by SlimyYetSatisfying
This is one of my self portraits that I had to do in class.....
Done with prismacolors.

For some strange reason this picture has become my No.1 Faved and Commented Deviation. I don't think it's my best work, but apparently I'm wrong. I'll be sure to do more like this in the future.
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Given 2007-07-12
Myself drawing me drawing me by ~FinalFantasyEva uses the contrast of the colour with the graphite really well :D ( Suggested by shuathewookie and Featured by Marker-Guru )
My first impression: whoa, look at that perspective. If you would, go by the words more than the stars- I'm bad at quantifying my opinions. Vision was midground because I didn't pick up a clear message besides it being a self portrait (but hey, it's classwork). Originality- pretty high up there since you've combined a neat perspective with an Escher-like twist.

With Technique, I have more to say. There seem to be a few scars on the paper, on the closest hand and on the face: were they caused by the metal end on the pencil? Be careful with pressure in any case. Back to the hands; the closest one looks well proportioned, although the middle- and ring- finger joints are a bit hard to see. (The shading and detail on that pencil are gorgeous by the way). The farthest hand looks a little flattened in the fingers, but that may just be my eyes. The hands on mini-you look a smidge blocky, (and something's funky with that left arm!) but that's not a huge issue for me.

But wait, there's more! It may just be my ancient monitor, but the shirt blends into itself quite a bit- took me a while to realize it had a collar and buttons. You did a good job showing how mini-you's shirt hangs down from the shoulder, and the folds in it work well. Something about the transition between mini-you and the paper is off, but I'm not really sure what. Also, the shadows around that area don't seem to fit. On the other hand (no pun intended) I commend you for incorporating the skin tones into the shadow of the near-hand (not so great at that myself). Other skin things: the reds/pinks look a little strong in some places, but overall it works.

Impact: I quite liked this piece. It's not the best I've seen, though it's definitely one of the more interesting pieces I've seen that came from class. It makes me want to draw right now, and it's feeding time, so that's saying something. Nice job!
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psilva95 Nov 25, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
aimeex7 Jul 1, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
holy crap..this is amazing.
Rodioart Apr 24, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Soooo cool
RyanEddieJones Sep 15, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
I love this :) great work If you can do you think you could comment or critisize on my work so i can help myself getting better Thank you x This is truely amazing and like I wish to know how i can get better at stuff like portrature XD
TMonArt Jul 24, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Oh my god ! i love its !
Your work is awesome!!!!!
this is so amazing!

is it okay if i do a drawing like this and put it on deviantart (and obviously give you credit)...
im not a famous person on deviant arrent and have never put my art on here,

but ill use my own pictures and stuff and yeah, is that okay? :)
that is pure class. amazing stuff m8, how long did it take you?
neraksel Nov 24, 2009  Professional General Artist
very nice job, i love it
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