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Robyn *Copperhead* Lee

"Dark Spirit" by Robyn *Copperhead* Lee

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I call him dark spirit.....don't know why.  It just popped into my head.  Anyway....this is completely done in charcoal and drawn with an eraser, and I added white charcoal highlights.  Very messy, but lots of fun.

1 Oct 2007:-) April Larka Steinberg
How romantic! I love it...DARKSPIRIT IS A GREAT NAME! it almost like he is an ghost in the night! this is so goo. you have gotten better with horses forlocks!
love it!
*dose a disco dance.* I thought you might like this one. Heehee.
2 Oct 2007:-) JoJo Thomason
Does sound like fun XD
Looks cool too! 2 It was a lot of fun. Heehee
2 Oct 2007:-) Kim Schoonover (Darth Maul´s scary sister)
Whoot! Messiness with shadows and highlights! ^^

Quite rough, but that, I must say, only adds to it... I think the spray stuff I used is what caused it to be so rough. It was an acrylic spray....much less expensive that the fixative. Next time, I am going to use hairspray. Seems to hold better anyway....and not just hair! Lol. I have a new work that I am currently waiting to post, and it looks almost like velvet.
11 Oct 2007:-) Désirée Dippenaar
The white on black makes a great effect! I like his eye, it looks so thoughtful... I am planning on doing another of these...and this time, I think I'll add just a touch of color. It's a lot of fun, too. Especially if you don't mind getting messy.
23 Nov 2007:-) Matthias Schmidt
The head just looks great... anatomically perfect! I also like the "white-on-black"-theme of this, as I have some pictures with a lot of black spaces in it, and a few white lines 2 But these were made with ink, so I left the white spaces alone, while I was falling the other areas with black. Here you brought the white colour directly to the black background. Again, a good piece of art. What about you draw his entire body the next time... Wow, thanks! I'm glad you like him. It's actually fun to do the entire background in black, although quite messy...but that's the whole fun part of it. Lol. I hadn't thought about actually drawing the entire thing, though. That's a good idea. Thank you! I'll definitely try and see if I can't do that.
9 Dec 2007:-) Zabina Nilsson
Cool way of drawing; I've tried it some times but never got it as light as I wanted. x) Which you seem to have..
I like the headset on this one much more than on one of your others. It has a clear, poweful feeling in it too, and not only because of the black and white 10 Thanks, Zabina. I'm glad you like him. He's a favorite of mine. I'm not sure about the lightness...unless it has something to do with the different qualities of charcoal. I do enjoy doing these, though. I guess it's because it's so messy. Lol. I like the powerful feeling is seems to show, as well. Someone suggested a full body of him...I may do that soon. Thanks for stopping by!
27 Apr 2008:-) Jake Phoenix Beasley
See me bow at your skill...
*applauds for little reason*

1 Robyn *Copperhead* Lee replies: "*blushes* Thanks! I have a lot of fun doing these images...I am planning on a full body form for him one of these days."
19 Jun 2008:-) Natalie Adams
wow..i really love the effect of the white on black, very stark...his eye really speaks to you, it has such an arrogant spark in it! Really cool!

:-) Robyn *Copperhead* Lee replies: "I hadn’t really thought about it, but he does have an arrogance about him, doesn’t he? I love doing these...they are so messy, but that’s the whole fun thing in it. 1"
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'Dark Spirit':
 • Created by: :-) Robyn *Copperhead* Lee
 • Copyright: ©Robyn *Copperhead* Lee. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Charcoal, Fantasy, Paper, Unicorn
 • Categories: Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters, Normal Animals (Cats, horses, fish, etc)
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen, Other, Erasers
 • Submitted: 2007-09-29 22:25:35
 • Views: 866
 • Resolution: 500x400

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