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Simon Baker by RoyallyCrimson Simon Baker by RoyallyCrimson
Simon Baker - Patrick Jane (The Mentalist)

Phew, this actually came out better than I hoped.
I was honestly afraid that this was getting me nowhere and that all the sketching I had already done on this was utterly wasted.

I already mentioned this on the WIP I posted earlier, but I made the mistake of buying the wrong sketching paper and I ended up with this rather thick, textured paper that is a complete nightmare to work with for me.
I love to work with, albeit heavy quality, smooth paper that helps me blend the graphite much easier. This paper is making blending very difficult.

I do hope you'll like him though, I'd love to hear if you do (and also if you don't of course :lol: )


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Traditional sketch: about 20 hours
2H, HB, 1B, 2B and 3B Bruynzeel Sakura pencils
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Karol-Dee Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2012
absolutly amazing! :D
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RoyallyCrimson Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! :iconlainloveplz:
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Nepal-Twilight Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2011
XD lov the showww!!!
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RoyallyCrimson Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Me too! :dummy:
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Shikyo-no-Sabaku Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2011   Writer
Amazing! Sometimes when drawing real people they somehow seem different even though they look real, if you get what I mean. But this is definitely Simon Baker. Shame you couldn't draw on your usual paper to make it even more astounding, but this is really good as well!
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RoyallyCrimson Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! :love:
And yeah, I hated working with that paper :(
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jdartfan Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
This is AMAZING! I don't even know where to start... the hair looks super realistic, same with the eyes. You captured his personality very well. You also captured all the little details (wrinkles, facial hair, etc.) beautifully. I also want to point out that you draw teeth very well... whenever I draw them they look like candy :p You are very talented!!! Keep going!!
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RoyallyCrimson Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, thank you so much for the wonderful comment :love:
And all the compliments! I'm happy you like him.

This was my first time drawing teeth actually.
I wasn't looking forward to drawing them, but I found an amazing tutorial on the internet that really helped me loads.
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RinoTheBouncer Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
awesome drawing !
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RoyallyCrimson Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks :meow:
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