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-Graphite Dreikon- by Silvolf -Graphite Dreikon- by Silvolf
So, I went to stay with my friend LittleRedRahRah in Ireland and went to college with her a couple of days. The second day was art class and while everyone else was working on their human portraits (I have a diploma in fine art animal portraits but I can't draw realistic humans worth shit), she gave me a HB pencil and some sheets of A3 paper and I just drew the first thing that came into my head, taking a lot of time with it so it would last me the several hours the lesson lasted. I didn't use an eraser either. This was just drawn straight out and then I messed about adding fur details and such so I'd make good use of the time. I got the whole thing done aside from the tail, which I finished at home with my own HB pencil. I always use a mechanical pencil when I draw, I'm not so used to using the traditional kind anymore and I remember now how annoying it is to keep sharpening it.
I'm still working on my Dreikon tarot deck btw, just....very slowly in between commissions and concept art for my next book. And comics and personal art.

Sorry for the bad pic quality, I had to take a photo of it because the paper is too big to fit in the scanner :XD:

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Queenofdragins Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I really admire your soft and well blended shading here!Its so professional!Love the tail and the wings!They should have handed you more paper to draw on lol XD
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Silvolf Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! I've just had a commission for one of these! I'll be putting it up in a minute. They gave me three sheets of paper but I only managed one picture because I was taking my time over it lol!
Thanks for the :+fav:!
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LP-chan Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014
d'awww
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Silvolf Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
:aww:
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LP-chan Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014
such a pretty thingy<3
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suzidragonlady Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
That turned out really nice. I like the shading of the wings very much. :)
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Silvolf Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you :aww: I have a commission for one of these now!
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Senshee Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Student General Artist
Nice shading on the tail ^^
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Silvolf Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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CaptainKPeanuts Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014
this looks awesome, your shade work is amazing. bet it was hard to work with a normal pencil, I tried a while back and it felt so wrong
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