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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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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! 

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* 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...
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