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Old 02-22-2012, 03:54 PM
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Re: Best of Show 2011

I completed this in early 2011, whilst I have done a few this year that I think come close this was one of the first that I was very pleased with. at this point I had been drawing less than a year

A4 Size, Graphite or course with a charcoal base overlaid with graphite to get the background.

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Faber Castel polychrome pencils on Bristol Board....this is a portrait of one of my dearest friends Dan Martin....I didn't do alot of drawings in 2011 but I think is is probably my favorite of that year and it also came in Second place at a local art show...so am very pleased with this piece
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I drew this in 2011...using charcoal paper and erasing out the highlights. Titled "Why?"

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I did this as one of my final pieces for an animal portrait course. The reference was a photo which I took myself of a lovely tiger in Dublin zoo who seemed happy to pose for me. It is mainly pastel pencils on suede matboard and I'm quite happy with it!

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Finally able to upload a photo (from a bigger faster server at work mwah hah hah! )

Otters, not the best I've done this year, but my favorite because it kept me entertained during lots of time in doctors' waiting rooms.
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I this one was my best of 2011, the year I started drawing. It's in CP.
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I consider this drawing the best I have made in 2011
I usually draw or paint animals, this was something completely different and fun to find out that I was able to draw this too
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This I was drawing for my Nana - before I was able to give it to her, she took a turn for the worse and died shortly afterwards. This drawing is very precious to me.
Prismacolor pencils on Ampersand Pastelbord. 11x14 (I think).

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Only completed a couple in 2011, but this is my favorite Bohdan Khytryi a Ukrainian Gentleman.

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Not my best work but a favorite, long time since I've been here looking forward to more drawing this year!
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Its my best work in 2011. It's a charcoal freehand drawing on my 14"x10" sketchbook (don't know about the paper )
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wow some great posts here - here is my favourite of my efforts in 2011

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A quick study of my best friend (my wife) this past summer, in a small sketch book. Turned out to be my favorite for the year.



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