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Laurence Olivier by casparofambrose Laurence Olivier by casparofambrose
I remember Olivier as Maxim de Winter in the film “Rebecca," but he’s probably better known for his roles in “Marathon Man,” the 1939 adaptation of “Wuthering Heights,” and his work in several Shakespeare productions. His was another brilliant face that I had too much fun with. Larry had such great bone structure. He gets the title of most enjoyable nose I’ve ever had the pleasure of drawing so far, possibly the best cheekbones too.

His suit coat had me in a ruffle for awhile. I’m still unsatisfied with it. Er, I figured since it was clothing it was forgivable? I’m not disappointed with the picture, but I like to assume I could do better – it motivates me to be better.

This is on 18” X 24” bristol paper, rendered with 0.7 mm mechanical pencil and a white vinyl eraser. I used Kleenex tissues for the background. Thirty plus hours.

Elizabeth Taylor is next in the queue.
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HirokazuTomimasu Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Wonderful!
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JackieLovely Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
HOLY SHRIMP COCKTAIL!! THIS IS INCREDIBLE!!
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MonsieF Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2012  Student General Artist
Oh my god, amazing!!
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Whiteling Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012   Traditional Artist
Aww, Larry! Super portrait of this genius of all actors! I adore people like you who can draw hair that realistic. :wow:
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LucentAllure Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
your amazing art has been featured here! :D [link]
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casparofambrose Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2011   Traditional Artist
Thank you! :aww:
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Aotenshi Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011
You have got to be kidding me.....it looks an exact photograph, it is amazing... O__O
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casparofambrose Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2011   Traditional Artist
Thank you! =D
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Wildscenery Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2011
holy crap.. this looks like a real photography! very very nicely done!

Lawrence Olivier was a very talented man
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musicgal3 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2011
I love Laurence Olivier as Max de Winter. :)

This drawing is absolutely brilliant! WOW!
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