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NIKON CORPORATION
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NIKON D700
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Dec 29, 2010, 10:24:37 AM
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Drawing of Andy Roggenbuck by nimra Drawing of Andy Roggenbuck by nimra
Hair study-Andy Roggenbuck

Pencil on board 36” x 25”

This was a real study in hair, beard hair vs. the blond hair against a dark background was a real challenge I was drawn to the model -Andy has a Northern Renaissance look almost of a young Albrecht Durer the pose heightens this, I think.

thanks for looking...../\\\

Edit....i darkened the background on the modes left (picture right) on the suggestion of Mike (Shelfcloud) it pushes it back and works better, gives it a more realistic space, thanks Mike!
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roundtower Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
* ¡Fantástico trabajo! Lo hemos destacado dentro de la carpeta "Featured nº5 o Destacados nº 5" en Special-Groups. (Es la carpeta donde se exhiben los mejores trabajos del grupo).
¡Por favor, queremos ver más trabajos tuyos en el grupo! 

:artist: Trophy Emote 2  :create: 

* Fantastic work! Featured in Special-Groups in folder Featured nº 5. (Best works of the group). 
Please, We want to see more works in the group of you!
the self portrait Gold Medal Emote :painting: 
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Bara-Rose Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Sooooo AMAZING :heart: Love it
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Koyukionna Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013   Artisan Crafter
You've done an amazing job. Just incredible.
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JormanComegato Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Incredible work! :)
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Artfreakish Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Amazing!! You're a true master!
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KatLEwing Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Excellent work. Love the beard!
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ArtGoldArt Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow this is super amazing!!
i love how you did the skin!
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Superfreshhh Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012
The hair, the beard, the hair, the beard, the hair, the beard, the hair, the beard. I can't break the cycle!!!! Astonishing!!!
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Emily-ek Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's just incredible what you can do with pencil work, you're a real inspiration to all artists who use graphite :)
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Memnoch1976 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2011
what makes your works so realistic is your hair. WOW!!!
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