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The Nazgul – pencil drawing of a ringwraith

This drawing started out in an unusual fashion. I was drawing a regular portrait and I wasn’t happy with it, so I covered the entire paper with a layer of charcoal. Then I decided to draw on top of black … Continue reading

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Pencil Drawing of Saruman

Finally I found some time to draw this great actor –  Christopher Lee as Saruman in the Lord of the Rings, though he had had many great roles. This is one of my most complex beards so far. I wanted … Continue reading

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Pencil Drawing of Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins the Hobbit in Mirkwood

This one was exhausting, but it was done with a lot of love. 😛 In addition to Bilbo himself, I was unsure about the background. Eventually I decided to do a Mirkwood scene and put one of the giant spiders … Continue reading

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Graphite Pencil Drawing of Lee Pace as Thranduil in The Hobbit

This is my second drawing of the Elven King Thranduil as portrayed by Lee Pace in The Hobbit movies. The first time I focused on his elk and gear; now here’s a closeup of his face. The drawing was based … Continue reading

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Pencil Drawing of Sam Gamgee

Sean Astin as Samwise Gamgee with a pensive expression on his face. I think I have a few more members of the fellowship to draw. 😛 Sam is one of my favorite characters, though. Size: A4 Tools: Graphite pencils (4H … Continue reading

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Pencil Drawing of Smaug

A drawing of Smaug ‘appraising’ the Arkenstone. 😛 The composition of this picture is a little bit more challenging and I revised my sketch a few times. This is one of those pictures where you wish you had a bigger … Continue reading

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Pencil Drawing of Thranduil on His Elk

It was hard to find a reference photo for what I wanted so I ended up drawing up a sketch by studying at least a half a dozen photos. I wanted a front view, but I wanted both the elk … Continue reading

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