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hectorstudio
04-01-2011, 07:44 PM
Another portrait I've been working on. A friend recently treated me to wonderful concert at the Disney Hall in Los Angeles, and mentioned in conversation that President Lincoln was someone he admired. So this portrait is a 'thank you' for his generosity. Still needs some work...it's reading too dark for me.

C&C welcome!

jeniart
04-01-2011, 07:48 PM
WOW Hector this is fantastic!!! I did a graphite sketch of him last year in the Drawing & Sketching Weekly Challenge but it didn't turn out nearly as good as this. Well done - super job:thumbsup:

Your buddy will really appreciate this.

PatrickHedges
04-01-2011, 08:37 PM
You have a fascinating style, and for your info, your girl portrait in the challenge was guessed correctly more than all the others because of your lovely style. This is excellent!!

Rodman
04-01-2011, 09:19 PM
Cool cool cool!!!

Obedec
04-01-2011, 09:24 PM
Since I'm on dial-up things load slowly. But this time, what a treat to see those mesmerizing and magnificent eyes slowly come in to view and then the see the whole piece in all its beauty! All i can say is wow!

Harry Seymour
04-01-2011, 10:05 PM
Beautifully done and indeed "presidential.."

annamelia
04-01-2011, 10:33 PM
Your portraits are just amazing!!!!!!

artofnature
04-02-2011, 05:14 AM
Amazing work Hector. All those wrinkles are so hard to do!! But you have achieved a beautiful result.

Diane Cutter
04-02-2011, 03:20 PM
I love your strokes... such a lovely style and the negative areas that are suggested and not overworked.

Diane

GoldenArt
04-02-2011, 11:38 PM
I love the eyes and the fact that you allow the viewer to finish some of the work with our eyes. That involvement will always have someone in front of your work. Rick

FoggyMountain
04-02-2011, 11:45 PM
This is beautifully done Hector. Love the skin and the eyes. I like Rick's comment about keeping the viewer involved. It works here.

lorna12
04-03-2011, 05:14 AM
Great likeness and so well done...I love his eyes!