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'Spiderman' Graphite Drawing by Pen-Tacular-Artist 'Spiderman' Graphite Drawing by Pen-Tacular-Artist
A graphite drawing of 'Spiderman'. Both spiderman and wolverine are my 2 favourite comic characters. I had done a graphite drawing of 'Hugh Jackmans wolverine' earlier [link]. So i decided to draw the 'Andrew Garfield' spiderman from the film that came out this year.

I also consider this my first 'full graphite drawing'. As my other drawings in my gallery were me getting to grips with graphite, as I only started using them 8 weeks ago. This was also one of the toughest drawing i have ever done, taking about 60 hours over 6 days.

And I spent 20-25 hours of that time drawing each of the holes on the suit individually and creating the different shades and depths and lighting of each one. The total holes on the suit are 1563 (i counted i know that's really sad, but i needed to know). And i was surprised to find that the head had more holes on it consisting of 805 whereas the body made up the rest of 758, to total up to 1563. I thought about other simpler solutions, but knew i would not get the effect that i wanted. So i decided to do them the hard way one at a time (which at times i seriously regreted, but i'm glad I perservered).

I also really appreciate all the fav's, comments and positive critques, which only pushes me to want to get better. In particular my watchers who helped me to perservre during the long tedious drawing process which i posted on DD (they know who they are).

Here are some of my other 'fanart' graphite drawings.

The drawing was done on A3 Bristol Board paper using standard and mechanical graphite pencils.

The reference i used is here [link].
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Another amazing piece of art by you. In graphite as well, which is absolutely stunning. The reflection in his eyes of the city are done well, they reflect where he is aiming to go and his goals. The costume itself is beautifully detailed, the "holes" in his costume are shaded perfectly. The spider webs behind him really characterizes who he is and expresses his abilities. The city behind him has beautiful lighting that captures the eye, the detailed lights are perfect laid on top of a smokey background. This creates a classic atmosphere of hero versus villain, where the villain causes the city to plunge into chaos, and the hero, Spiderman, has come to remove that vice of evil. Well done for adding yet another stunning work to your gallery.
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Not only did the artist put the effort into this, which was a gargantuan undertaking in and of itself, but they took the time to make this a truly magnificent work of art. I honestly cannot find one flaw in the entire piece and the handling of the media was superb! Never before have I seen such an accurate depiction with such precision, it's as if a master craftsman drafted it. The artist literally captured reality in a bottle and spilled it onto a blank canvas, creating a masterpiece worthy of the praise of Da Vinci himself! Excellent and exact replication of the reference with mechanical proficiency and beautiful, lifelike drawing, just absolutely marvelous. I've seen several mimics of the very same picture, but not with the level of accuracy this one displays.
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iyaz211 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015
all I can say is wOw .
Coreys11154 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You are simply the Best Artist i have ever seen in my life , i have never seen a piece so perfect . You 100% honestly give me the most motivation to be the best i can be with my art work . Thank you for sticking with something you love and inspiring me to follow in your footsteps .
KevinGabriel Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Holy Cow. You work good with detail!
aubreymae01 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow !!! you're a monster !!!!Lovely Shoujo (Aaaaah Nooo) [V3]  can you tech me please !!!Aww 
lukasz-draws Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
txtoons Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2014
Simply brilliant
jncc07 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
*bows to Pen-Tacular-Artist*
ThornyHeart Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014
All those details... Stunning piece of art! Clap 
ImRandall Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014  Student Photographer
Ohhh Teach me :o (Eek) 
Brazilianfan Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014
You are such a great talented person and one brazilian woman is taking your drawings to promete herself.

I need your email so you can do something to defend your art. I can send you her social media and pages where she disclose your drawings as they were hers.

Please, get in touch!
roundtower Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
* ¡Fantástico trabajo! Lo hemos destacado dentro de la carpeta "Featured nº5 o Destacados nº 5" en Special-Groups. (Es la carpeta donde se exhiben los mejores trabajos del grupo).
¡Por favor, queremos ver más trabajos tuyos en el grupo! 

:artist: Trophy Emote 2  :create: 

* Fantastic work! Featured in Special-Groups in folder Featured nº 5. (Best works of the group). 
Please, We want to see more works in the group of you!
the self portrait Gold Medal Emote :painting: 
hyppiadmin Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014
This picture made me very happy...
xxstigmataxx Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is by far the most brilliant and detailed hard-worked art on DA.I am new to this page and have already spent hours browsing through images and yours stood out.60 hours over 6 days for the love of art is just astounding.I wish I had the patience and eye for details you have.Forever mirin Brah.I would love to get some tips from you.
Cforrest900 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014
Wow! You're ability to capture textures is amazing
wwwcine Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist

Very glad to visit your gallery, Sir.

This spiderman is absolutly fabulous.

Tounushifan Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Try Alex from A Clockwork Orange.
Ravage010101 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013
sweet jesus
Pen-Tacular-Artist Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
No its spiderman XD.
Rufullus Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013  Student General Artist
I never thought that somebody could draw like this. You're an artist ;) Fav <3
Pen-Tacular-Artist Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Thanks allot.
HYPERTiZ Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Student General Artist
meesersuperman Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Student General Artist
Awesome work! How do you keep your drawings so clean? And what kind of graphite do you use?
Pen-Tacular-Artist Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Thanks allot. Allot of rubbing out and fixative.
LostLinkArt Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Fantastic :)
AaronI78 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013   Traditional Artist
I know this sounds stupid, but what is the difference between drawing pencils and graphite? I am really amazed at the detail you've applied to this. I am fairly new at determining which is better to use and which gives the best effect... Maybe you can give me some tips? It would be greatly appreciated. 
Pen-Tacular-Artist Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Thanks allot. It's not a stupid question as I didn't know myself until a year ago. In terms of price and look of the pencil not much difference, but when you draw with them theres a big difference. As graphite can be manipulated and blended in a way normal pencils can't so don't be afraid and start using them asap XD.
AaronI78 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013   Traditional Artist
13Bricks Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your a beast man!!! Love the hard WORK and dedication to your craft! Im trying to develop that kind of patience my self. But your work is truely amazing! much respect. Your attention to light and detailing is incredible. would love to know what you think of my work because i use graphite as well mixed with charchol. But i can't get that realistic effect that you get. A tip would be greatly appreciated.
Pen-Tacular-Artist Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Thanks allot. Judging from your gallery your a talented artist, but I can't remember if I gave you any tips? just tell me if I have or haven't.
deideiblueeyez Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist

You are truly a Graphite God. :iconcryforeverplz:
Pen-Tacular-Artist Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Thanks allot, I wish I was XD.
Elicario Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013   Writer
blueMALOU Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer


You´re a real artist.Keep up a good work


SemDesigner Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
mandydboss Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is amazing, the detail is just wow
EdwardThomasSutton Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love absolutely ALL your work, like seriously, you're insanely good
blondon200 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Jesus man, I do believe you are now one of my most favorite artists on the face of the Earth! Well done.
Michiko-Nikki Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013
Omg I love this, and so would my Dad — a huge fan of Spider-man! Maybe I'll purchase a print for Christmas for him
belenbruno Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist

jokercrazy Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
can I color this

HaileeTheBatXD Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
oh my god... it looks so real...
jokercrazy Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
can I color this

Reilune Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Professional General Artist
ArielRanevil Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013
AMAZING OH MY GOD !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Mei-Tsugumi Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
OMG o.o
MaliskaRodgers Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
your work is amazing
Zrunner Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Student Interface Designer
The amount of details put into this is crazy. Its so a wonderful piece that the lowish contrast of pencils used seems to wane. Stunning work!!
Jamessinclair Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Your eye for detail is probably beyond anyone's expectations.
BlackareaJF Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013
Great work !
Check out my profile ... hope you like it  :)
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