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Mika Dove

"Fantasy self portrait" by Mika Dove

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One of the biggest colored pencil peices i have ever done, or ever want to do!  In real life, its huge (about 3 ft tall and 2 ft wide) and it literally took me months to do.  Colored pencils really aren't suited to drawing something so big.... but it was definetly an adventure!  It was supposed to be a self portrait that expresses your inner personality... my teacher thought it was funny that i put more time and effort into the griffon than myself!   Unfortunetly, i do not yet have the knack of doing true self portraits, so ths looks nothing like me... all well!  I guess its my own fault for moving so much when i was trying to draw myself!


The picture was put together with the two detail shots in photoshop, of course!


25 Dec 2007:-) Toni Svenström
Whoa, congrats on finishing this, I can only imagine the amount of work here. Beautiful colours, the feathers and the background look so alive! (and the actual self portrait's not bad either 2

I like the expression the griffon has 1

:-) Mika Dove replies: "Thank you. Glad you like it!"
24 Mar 2008:-) Katie Verdigris Smoke
You are too good with the coloured pencil! It’s very unfair! ^-^
23 Apr 2008:-) Heidi Hecht
This is awesome. Great job on the detail, especially with the griffin.
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'Fantasy self portrait':
 • Created by: :-) Mika Dove
 • Copyright: ©Mika Dove. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Griffens, Griffon, Griffons, Gryffin, Gryphins, Gryphon, Gryphons, Portrait, Self
 • Categories: Body Study, Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters, Photo-/model based compositions, or photorealism
 • Techniques: Coloured Pencils, Computer Program
 • Submitted: 2007-12-11 18:28:09
 • Views: 1357
 • Resolution: 525x700

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