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Gandalf the Grey by PrehistoricGiraffe Gandalf the Grey by PrehistoricGiraffe
Used a reference from an Empire magazine.
a selection of pencils and erasers used.
Took 9 hours spread over 4-5 days?
This really tested my limits etc., I usually draw young women with perfect skin and hair and such(but Gandalf is just as fabulous), so I had to do so much detail on this. I got quite weary near the end, so the sleeve and clothing is a bit rushed. I loved doing the sword! That hair....frustrating times ten.
Enjoy! ( :iconradiant-toe: I'm working on your bilboxthorin thing =)
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DancingInTheRain248 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is really good! Love your art
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PrehistoricGiraffe Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks so much!! i appreciate it! :)
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Scarlett-scribble Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Impressive!!...you got the skin texture really well in the face, a very good likeness. 
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PrehistoricGiraffe Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank yOU! =)
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button-bird Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Great job! It's amazing how much patience this must have taken.
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PrehistoricGiraffe Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you! haha I did this piece ages ago but i remember being so pysched after watchign the first Hobbit movie that when i was drawing this i was like 'Gandalfgandalfgandalf hell yeah!' and it was all a bit of a blur really
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button-bird Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
hahaha sounds awesome. :D Just gotta love Gandalf.
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conniekidd Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The detail is amazing!! :love: From the inscription on the sword to the texture of his skin... awesome work! :heart:
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PrehistoricGiraffe Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you so much!! =D
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conniekidd Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You're most welcome. :tighthug:
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