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drawn in 10 hours 19 min with Lascaux Sketch Classic
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Showcase entry!
staci (Mar 29, 2009)
practice makes perfect. or close enough.

staci (Mar 29, 2009)
drawn in 30 min
staci (Mar 30, 2009)
drawn in 19 min
nose knows noes!
staci (Mar 30, 2009)
drawn in 19 min
Roytje (Mar 30, 2009)
Looks very promising so far. Nice.
sincity (Mar 30, 2009)
Nice 2 C U again luv. We hav all been so late well then again itmay have just been me. :}
Suntan (Mar 30, 2009)
very cool
staci (Mar 31, 2009)
drawn in 1 hour 2 min
just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water.

Moosh (Mar 31, 2009)
Whoa, that eye is just so awesome. You've got some fancy skills.
staci (Mar 31, 2009)
drawn in 44 min
staci (Mar 31, 2009)
drawn in 22 min
lori (Apr 1, 2009)
this looks sick so far, nice work
Flubbles (Apr 1, 2009)
Off the hook lori, fo shizzle ma nizzle fizzle drizzle.
staci (Apr 2, 2009)
drawn in 2 hours 17 min
im tempted to leave it like this
Bubblicious (Apr 2, 2009)
That's insane man, you are soooox1000000 O's talented. Seriously, it is sick.
staci (Apr 2, 2009)
drawn in 29 min
staci (Apr 3, 2009)
drawn in 56 min
staci (Apr 3, 2009)
drawn in 24 min
vlad.the.hamster (Apr 3, 2009)
Man, this is amazing!
staci (Apr 3, 2009)
drawn in 44 min
staci (Apr 3, 2009)
drawn in 6 min
staci (Apr 3, 2009)
drawn in 23 min
staci (Apr 3, 2009)
drawn in 2 min
bette_davis_eyes (Apr 3, 2009)
beautiful portrait! you are very pretty and also very talented!
Miss_DJ (Apr 3, 2009)
wow simply incredible work!
ChalkDust (Apr 3, 2009)
You got the texture of skin perfectly! Beautiful detail, great work!
HiroDaZero (Apr 4, 2009)
Geez, I wish I had the patience to draw for more than 3 hours.
staci (Apr 4, 2009)
drawn in 1 hour 26 min
staci (Apr 4, 2009)
drawn in 2 min
staci (Apr 4, 2009)
drawn in 5 min
Alter.Native (Apr 4, 2009)
Very skillful. The off center, cropped composition works really well.
transienthobo (Apr 4, 2009)
Top Shelf!
hippieflipside (Apr 4, 2009)
i love this. the skin texture is gorgeous, and reflections on glasses are super hard to do but you managed to do glasses perfectly with just a slight reflection. great work (:
Axil62 (Apr 5, 2009)
Mrs. Magnificent lips.
Anna (Apr 5, 2009)
Yep. Still awesome.
montezmaria (Apr 5, 2009)
Awesome, everything about it is really great! Love the skin coloring, well everything about it....stunning work, no doubt.
Flubbles (Apr 8, 2009)
The only thing i dont like about this is that i never drew it.
Suntan (Apr 8, 2009)
Beautiful work, indeed.
Roytje (Apr 10, 2009)
Brilliant finish. Couldn't get better.
Pantera (Apr 10, 2009)
Congratulations on making the showcase, wonderful drawing :)
Aubrey (Jun 13, 2009)
That's awesome Staci! I knew it was you even by the little thumbnail on the main screen. You're super.
ZombifiedSammich (Jun 20, 2009)
Stunning. It is so incredably realistic. It almost looks like a photograph.
Blackmoon (Jul 4, 2009)
i think you look like the actress in 30 rock, faye something lol, its amazing really, pure skill
hehe125 (Jul 19, 2009)
Wow so nice!
XUnicorn_Grl191X (Jul 26, 2009)
great work!it looks like its not sketched!it looks like a real person!
zipple-triffle (Aug 5, 2009)
Stunning !!
lori (Aug 5, 2009)
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staci (Aug 5, 2009)
i love how much control i have by not doing a damn thing :)

lori (Aug 5, 2009)
I know, it's great isn't it(sarcasm)... the control thing, those who think they have it really don't, and those who have no desire for it end up with it and try to get rid of it or something like that... I think it's all twisted and sick and I think it's time you dropped your vendetta and that I just shutup and draw now
Miss_DJ (Aug 5, 2009)
Staci, you're a great artist. Lori you're a different kind of great artist. Now everybody shake hands and go draw. There's a saying I'm very familiar with it's "principles before personalities" I say..."art before personalities." God knows if we were all alike it would be a boring world. (although part of me believes that if we were all more like ME it would be a nicer

lori (Aug 5, 2009)
I just got back from therapy, thanks anyway D
Miss_DJ (Aug 5, 2009)
(((hugs, lori))) :O)
raeli (Sep 28, 2009)

this is epic.

the skin detail is just... in... credible...

RideTheWashingMachine (Oct 20, 2009)
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shell (Mar 7, 2010)
flamin awesome
angel008 (Apr 3, 2010)
wow. Definitely some of teh best work I've seen on here.
Suntan (Dec 4, 2010)
Why aren't you drawing anymore?
dorothyblueeyes (Dec 6, 2010)
nice picture can't afford therapy, I live in Oregon; it's normal to be mentally off here. nice. (did you know mental illness is described as "not being in the behavior rules of the society"? leaves the door wide open.) Like that movie, "Never Let Me Go."
DeadlyBlondeArcher (Apr 3, 2011)
I've been meaning to comment on this since I saw it some time after you first posted it, didn't do it just then and since have been too lazy to go looking for it when I was here, which isn't often anymore. Just now as it came up in the Showcase thumbnail strip I realized if I didn't do it now, I might never. You know I've always hated you because I'm so jealous of your talent, and loved you because you're so very real, which is rare. (and because you always inspired me to strive to do better)
This, I believe, is one of your best paintings, because as a self-portrait I see in that expression the Staci I think I've come to know and love/hate here. ;) Along with being absolutely perfect realism, you've done the impossible "capture the expression" thing... something that almost NEVER happens in a portrait. There's depth in those eyes, something fascinating behind them. Some people see that in the Mona Lisa and say that's why it's so upheld. (One major difference there is that I think she's ugly and you're beautiful, so... ONEUP on that one for sure... hah)
Teapot (Jun 23, 2012)
I've looked at this a lot of times and been blown away every time. I just now realized what I like about it most, the way you slightly exaggerated the things a camera does when the shot is a little overexposed and the flash is causing it. How the light shows the details in the skin in a way normal vision would never pick up on. And the corona of color around the iris. And the way the hues of the skin tones are uniformly off. It's a great painting of a 'bad' photograph. That and the killer cupid's bow mouth.
staci (Jun 23, 2012)
yes! you totally get it. this is a HORRIBLE picture, horrible. Bags, blotchy skin and all. if I had a zit that day I would have drawn it in as well. thanks!
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