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Drawing of Frank, completed by nimra Drawing of Frank, completed by nimra
“Drawing of Frank Rugani”
Commission pencil drawing
Graphite on Illustration Board, 22” x 30”

This drawing took quite a bit longer then I figured, this of course affects the bottom line, but I have to be happy with the outcome, commission or not.

Is something like the sweater necessary for the success of a drawing? No it’s not, but its necessary to please my own artistic endeavors. Underlying within the results is the journey taken, a journey through every centimeter of the man’s face, getting to know the pits, wrinkles, the clearly of the eyes, the moisture on the lips and so much more gives this journey meaning. Once you draw someone you will always look at that person in a differently light, maybe with more honesty.

Thanks for looking

Armin
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Anchovy58 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014
OMG!  Marvelous

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LwanB Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Is the sweater necessary? Damn right it is! Your need to please your artistic endeavors made this portrait just that much better.

This is really amazing.
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Matsuemon Featured By Owner May 25, 2013
Oh my GOD!! I have no words to describe my amazement. This is beyond perfect
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InAmberClad Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Totally awesome
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Miss-candiie Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is really awesome ... I wish I could draw like you... :)
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Israell Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012
hello, your art is fantastic. congratulations
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Superfreshhh Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012
I love your write up on this one Armin, as I've been thinking exactly the same thing, so it's great to see it come from someone as great an artist as you.
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emiliahortens Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
some day or other I will draw like in this way. :) Amazing.
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torfkopp Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2012
"Once you draw someone you will always look at that person in a differently light, maybe with more honesty."
Great work, great sentence.
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nimra Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
:)
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