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Bette Davis by casparofambrose Bette Davis by casparofambrose
Bette Davis is my favorite actress and when I saw the reference for this I had to try it. I love that she’s looking away yet her eyes are still so gripping as if she were staring straight into the camera. Also, I like that you can see the natural shape of her lips, which was usually obscured by the way she wore her lipstick. I spent forever working on this but I so enjoyed taking my time with it. First time doing pearls – I think they look more like pebbles, but it’s not horrible. Oddly, this is also the first time in ages that I can recall doing light hair, which is so much more complicated than dark hair!

For this one I used #2 pencils, 6B-8B pencils, a white vinyl eraser, q-tips, and kleenex.
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Scotchandwater Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014
Exceptional!!
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RossVanDerH Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I can't begin to tell you how incredible this is.
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RoArtAr Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013
me gusta la técnica!! :D muy bien logrado
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1001G Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013
excellent
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bawdrysinger Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
absolutely fantastic
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Bara-Rose Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Epic hair!! *-* I love It!
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95x Featured By Owner May 8, 2013
the greatest picture on deviant art i've seen, added to favorites instantly
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95x Featured By Owner May 8, 2013
i will do anything if you can give me steps on drawing hair this realistic
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95x Featured By Owner May 8, 2013
this is so fucking amazing. i cant even handle it. this is the best drawing i've seen on deviant yet, and trust me, I do some lurking. lol
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lindy21 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
really good! :)
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