Deviant Login Shop  Join deviantART for FREE Take the Tour
×



Details

Submitted on
February 12, 2013
Image Size
554 KB
Resolution
800×1117
Link
Thumb
Embed

Stats

Views
3,123
Favourites
180 (who?)
Comments
168
×
Meow! by RayPelesko Meow! by RayPelesko
Here's my portrait drawing of the model/performer Skin Diamond. It is based on a photo that I took of her. One of the most stunning women I've ever met in person. Really cool and gorgeous girl!

Graphite on paper, approximately 8" x 10"
Add a Comment:
 
:iconshazhutch:
Shazhutch Dec 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I am bowled over by your realism! whao!!!
Reply
:iconraypelesko:
RayPelesko Dec 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks again, Sharon!! Of all my portraits, I think this one might be my favorite. I came the closest to capturing her expression and eyes. :D
Reply
:iconwinterwolf797:
winterwolf797 Dec 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The personality that comes through... wow! Its more alive than a lot of photographs. And after looking through more of your gallery, I have to say: you've got an incredible gift. :)
Reply
:iconraypelesko:
RayPelesko Dec 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:thanks: Thank you so much Clint! It means a great deal to me! I love trying to capture a subject's personality, especially with their expressions. It often frustrates me when I'm drawing, as I don't always feel I've recreated their likeness until I get close to finishing a piece. And that only comes after spending a number of hours tweaking elements like the eyes and mouth.

This drawing of Skin Diamond is one of my all-time favorite pieces I've created thus far. I just love her smile! :)
Reply
:iconwinterwolf797:
winterwolf797 Dec 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I know what you mean about the frustration. Even so, you captured and translated onto paper your impressions of her and did it beautifully. :)
Reply
:iconhoneycorn:
she is so cute!
Reply
:iconraypelesko:
RayPelesko Nov 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:aww: Thanks! I just love her smile and eyes, I had to draw her! :D
Reply
:iconhoneycorn:
yeah, she is really pretty :)
Reply
:iconlorenzodimauro:
Love the way you rendered her expression
Reply
:iconraypelesko:
RayPelesko Nov 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks so much! I really appreciate you saying so! :)
Reply
Add a Comment: