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Jul 28, 2014, 8:34:00 AM
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Subject #7 by MalcolmShortt Subject #7 by MalcolmShortt
18"x22"
Graphite pencils 3H/HB/2B/4B, Blending stump & brush, Kneadable eraser, Tombow elastomer eraser.
Strathmore 500 series bristol board (smooth plate finish)

This is my entry for The National Open Art Competition UK. Unfortunately it wasn't selected for the shortlist but I'm pleased with the piece as it personally represents a big leap in scale, detail and patience. It is roughly twice the size of my previous work and I learnt a lot working on this beast.

I'd like to thank Samantha Barbour for kindly letting me use and modify her original photo as reference... blind-eyephotography.deviantar…

Detail and stage-by-stage shots will be up soon on my website/blog and Facebook page...

www.facebook.com/TheArtOfMalco…
www.malcolmshortt.com/
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Given 2014-08-03
MalcolmShortt offers up a very detailed and dynamic drawing of Subject #7, a majestic animal. ( Suggested by SweediesArt and Featured by deshrubber )
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LateStarter63 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Quite superb drawing.  Truly amazing!
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MalcolmShortt Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks Clive! You're too kind. :)
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nakedcrayon23 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Im speechless:omg: the DD is well deserved:heart:
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MalcolmShortt Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks Sha! Much appreciated. :)
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keithmore2000 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
This is one of the finest pieces of photorealistic pencil drawing I've ever seen. For once in my life I'm really struggling to see that it's not a photo.  I can't believe you didn't even get through to the short list for the NOA, I'll be very interested to see what did. You've got a new fan !!!:) (Smile) 
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MalcolmShortt Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks Keith! There's a big list of competitions to enter - I'm sure I'll get a shortlist one day. Hopefully! :)
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keithmore2000 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Dam right you will with that talent.:D (Big Grin) 
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badumc Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I can't see it's a drawing!  I think you should be first on top dA artists list :) If it's somewhere a list like that. Great job, it can't be summarized by any waords!!
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MalcolmShortt Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
You're too kind Kaja! Much appreciated. :-)
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badumc Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hehe, I'm just telling you the truth :D Welcome :heart:
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