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Portrait of Marilyn Monroe by JoeJose on Stars Portraits

 
 
 
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Marilyn Monroe by JoeJose
JoeJose

JoeJose

(United Kingdom)
Added on May 29, 2011, 09:10 pm
Pencil
 

  This is a Pencil portrait of Marilyn Monroe (3B Grade) on white paper.  

 
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Tiagolima93
Tiagolima93 - 9 years ago

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

 
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zoey
zoey - 9 years ago

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :whip: :whip: :thumbup:

 
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nonodauren
nonodauren - 9 years ago

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :cute: :thumbup: :thumbup:

 
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lhommeloiret
lhommeloiret - 9 years ago

superbe :oO: :whip: :toc: :*D: :*D: :*D: :clap: :clap: :clap: :thumbup:

 
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Deleted profile
Deleted profile - 9 years ago

that is beyond amazing!!

 
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svetliaciok
svetliaciok - 9 years ago

:kiss: :kiss: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :whip:

 
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Sylvrose
Sylvrose - 9 years ago

you did a wonderful job. :magic: :whip: :whip: :oO: :oO:Marilyn is sublime under your pencils. I intend to draw it soon, but suddenly I doubt :sweat: :hammer: I can make her as pretty blond on your drawing. Would you have any advice for me? In all cases still bravo :clap: :clap: :hi:

 
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JoeJose
JoeJose - 9 years ago

Hey Sylv... thanks for your comments :-) The best advice I can offer is: regardless of the picture you want to draw, first draw a very faint outline of the whole face (or subject) then stand back and look at your outline to make sure all is in proportion, i.e. the eyes, nose, mouth ect are all in the right place. Then you can begin to start shading and adding the detail. I ALWAYS begin with the eyes... from the eyes you have a main focal point, a reference to where everything else should be. The biggest mistake most people make is working too hard with the pencil, always start with VERY light strokes, this way you can easily rub out any parts your not happy with as you go. It's always better to add layers of shading to build up the dark areas rather than go straight to dark shading as this will make you feel that you have to commit and can't go back. Last of all, if your after a realistic affect remember that in real life there are NO straight or dark outlines which form a persons face. Shading is everything and what makes a picture come to life. Above all, take your time and be patient. The Marilyn picture took me three days... Have fun!!!!!

 
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Sylvrose
Sylvrose - 9 years ago

Thank you for taking the time to explain your way of working. :cute: I appreciate. :thumbup: ;) I'll try your technique. Thank you very much, :whip: :whip: :thumbup: :hi: :hi: :kiss: I'll have fun ;)

 
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Sylvrose
Sylvrose - 9 years ago

thank you for having added to your list of fav :whip: :whip: :blowkiss: Welcome to my gallery :cute: :grin:

 
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kty-razza
kty-razza - 9 years ago

superbe :love: :clap: :clap:

 
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ladyjart
ladyjart - 9 years ago

Beautiful..Wonderful Job..:)

 
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yongyong
yongyong - 9 years ago

nice portrait :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

 
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mevelie
mevelie - 9 years ago

magnificent ! :oO: :thumbup: :*D: :*D: :*D: :*D: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

 
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linda43
linda43 - 9 years ago

Another very nice marilyn :thumbup: :thumbup: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :hi:

 
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umberto
umberto - 9 years ago

:oO: :oO: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:it's great!!!!!!!!!!!!! :whip: :thumbup:

 
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didgiv
didgiv - 9 years ago

beautiful ! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

 
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FCARLOS
FCARLOS - 9 years ago

PERFECTTT!!BRAVOOO!! :whip: :whip: :whip: :whip: :whip: :whip: :whip: :whip: :whip:

 
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ZdenoSuchy
ZdenoSuchy - 9 years ago

Very gooooooooooooooooooooooood! :thumbup:

 
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JoeJose
JoeJose - 9 years ago

THANKS EVERYONE FOR YOUR COMMENTS.... :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin:

 
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Dory
Dory - 9 years ago

Is very very wonderful!!! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :whip: :whip: :whip: :whip: :whip:

 
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bobbydar01@gmail.com
bobbydar01@gmail.com - 9 years ago

wow

 
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artworksaustralia
artworksaustralia - 8 years ago

wow you have great skills Joe, mate your work is very inspirational, I'll be watching!!!!

 

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