Category Archives: Portraits

Colored Pencil Portrait of Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe is always a popular subject for portraits, and this one was done on commission a few months ago. I had fun doing it, and I paid particular attention to the hair. I used a combination of pastel pencils … Continue reading

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Pencil Portrait of Milorad Mandić Manda – crtež grafitnom olovkom

This is my long overdue drawing of the late Serbian actor Milorad Mandić Manda, who died on stage while he was playing Captain Hook . He was very popular, especially with kids, so here is a nice, detailed portrait of … Continue reading

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Pencil Portrait of Pedja Stojakovic

Here’s my drawing of Peja 🙂 – one of the best three point shooters ever. I did this one with a combination of pastel and black colored pencil. I used the pastel to cover the backgound lightly just to make … Continue reading

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Pencil Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt

My drawing of the 26th president of the United States – Theodore Roosevelt, an interesting character to draw and a nice choice of a reference image. Even though it’s black and white, I actually used mixed media – there’s a … Continue reading

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Pencil Drawing of Nikola Tesla

This is my third drawing of the great Serbian scientist, Nikola Tesla.  The previous two were in graphite. This time I used a different technique. I wanted the drawing to pop a bit more, so I used a white and … Continue reading

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Pencil Portrait of Monica Bellucci

Here’s a quick drawing of the beautiful Italian actress. This one is on a smaller paper, but also with black pencil. I picked a couple of her younger pictures to work with, and I also like what she’s wearing here. … Continue reading

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Pencil Portrait of Denzel Washington – Portret olovkom

I used a scene from The Pelican Brief for my reference, so it’s a portrait of a somewhat younger Denzel. I went into detail here, so it’s a very realistic portrait. I’m happy with the way the hair turned out … Continue reading

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