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Myself Drawing Us by SlimyYetSatisfying Myself Drawing Us by SlimyYetSatisfying
Third piece in my series.

Medium - Prismacolor pencils
Size - 18x24 inches

Model - :iconchibimizuthing:

Her picture was easy to take. Too bad I never had anybody to take a picture of me. I had to use the timer thing on my camera until I got it, and even that didn't turn out right. My mini-me looks like the hunchback of notre dam. :XD:

Give me your best/harshest critique. Otherwise how would I get any better?

EDIT - No more downloading. Watermark added.
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Great piece of work but there are many things i like and don't like.
I'll start off with what i do like. I absolutely love the concept. The detail on the big version of you is superb. Great shading on the face and hair. The shading on the mini version of you is also very well done

There isn't enough detail in your drawing hand. It looks way too smooth
I think it would be better if right foot of the mini you was showing because it looks like he is just floating there. He does a little hump-backed. There is something about his hand that I don't like but I can't figures it out.

Also I think her right hand should be clenched because she wouldn't be crawling with her hand like that, it looks unnatural. Something about her legs is unnatural-looking too.

Keep up the good work though
Bruce McRae ~CronicLude93
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Critique by I-am-ato Aug 31, 2010, 6:39:04 PM
I have to say, this is simply astounding. the effort and heart you put into this shows aboundingly, and in turn I absolutely adore this. the symbolism in this piece is incredibly strong, it's a message I feel any-one could relate to.

if not that it sounded so corny, I would say that this piece depicts what dreams are made of XD, aw what the heck, it does!

no on to my critique-
Vision- I give you a five, because as I said the symbolism is strong, and it's masterful execution. I honestly feel that there's nothing that can add to the vision aspect of this piece.

Originality- I'm giving you a 3.5, not because the idea is over played, but because it's not the first time I've seen it. and that's honestly the only reason, otherwise this is incredibly original which is why I hesitate to give it a rating even that low.

Technique- Five! no question. I have never seen prisma colored pencils used this well. when I first clicked on this image, I thought it to be acrylic paint! also love how you used two differing style in this picture, one for the artist, and one for his subjects. you can see the skill there.

and finally impact- I give you a 3. while the execution is spectacular, the emptiness of all the black and white in the picture leaves little to make an impact on. the flesh and hair of the the boy are certainly well done, but that's as far as I feel the impact going.
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ViriginiaCesias Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2017  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
This is crazyyyyyyyyyyyyy! 
Love it! 
Tsug4 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
good news and bad news, good news is we know what the bad news is, bad news is there is no good news.
keep up the good work, this is nice.
HarmonyConcepts Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Way freaking cool
kleimer Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
excellent, how, the created you?
curleyq38 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2015
Very nice
rakazo07 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
cjeffers469 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014
i love it 'cause it a good mind fuck for me trying to figure it out
MadiKitten Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014
Very cool!
DavidLeeArt Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Student General Artist
This is such a cool and well executed idea! love it, well done!
811942 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014
show de bola
liquasilver Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
one of the most emotional art i've seen, this spoke to me vividly, great work 
Outragiious Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014
ZuSabatkova Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
So cool idea! ♥
Zeroxee Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013
Very creative :clap:
Arielynn Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Great job, this is beautiful. the skin is amazing!!
Sofie2 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2013  Hobbyist
I love this!  I love your style.  It's amazing.  
Can't wait to see more. 
ikxsan Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013
I had tried everything this was my opportunity knocking at the door ive finally reached the top youll see what I mean
Raincen Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013
I found an easy answer to our problems. Look at this I already started
franciszeks Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013   Interface Designer
I had reached the end of the line I took my chances with this now I make all the calls just picture the possibilities
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mick8789 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013
Kiss those diets good bye. Lose pounds fast the easy way. Take a look!
Angelic-Painter Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
DaWonderer Featured By Owner May 25, 2013
amazing work..
bitterpill2 Featured By Owner May 15, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Awesome, the detail is incredible
zekym Featured By Owner May 12, 2013  Student
tobiasmia Featured By Owner May 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
OmephSueMint Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
this is so cool
nicogeneco Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013
IncreasethePeace9 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013
This is insane! I love it sooo much! :D
midrevv Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Student Digital Artist
why isnt this a daily devitation?
SlimyYetSatisfying Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think it's because Myself Drawing Me already did and this one is just too similar to it. Regardless, I'm glad you enjoy it.
unifieddiversity Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013  Student General Artist
Wow!! I have no critique!!! This is amazing! At first I thought the background was a photo until I looked closely. Great work!!1
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TheEvilPeanut Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
holy flerking shnittt. that should be the #1 deviation.
LeandroSans Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013  Professional General Artist
Very nice work!
nicolasjolly Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow it's very inspired!!!
akimbojinbo Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
nice idea!
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Jamocha101 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow. Can't say enough about this.
Besu-design Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I love this drawing. It's more than just a picture. It's ALMOST ALIVE!
cullo66 Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Student Filmographer
This is too cool!!!! its simply fantastic!
Maude333 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012
detourhk Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012
nice drawing
SheppardTheWolf8 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
SheppardTheWolf8 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist I am an amateur drawer and professional photographer, and I could never EVER even wish to reach this level of expertise. simply amazing. Every line is perfect and the whole thing flows like a stream. Absolutely incredible...
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