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October 24, 2012
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Canon
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Canon PowerShot SX100 IS
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1/1244 second
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F/4.0
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6 mm
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80
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Oct 24, 2012, 9:55:47 AM
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Bearded Man by ronmonroe Bearded Man by ronmonroe
I would like to thank *asturisw [link] for a great reference photo [link].
I tried to make the beard white and gray but it didn't seem to look just right, so I added a little color. I hope I didn't mess it up. This took about 50 hours.

Tools: Prismacolor pencils on smooth bristol.
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Badusev Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Fantastic!
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ronmonroe Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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Liagon Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
stunning. Snata or Dumbledore 1st popped into my head
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ronmonroe Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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Liagon Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
np
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redmoon87 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
How did you blend the colors so they are just so smooth? I have prismacolor too and mine is always very rough
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ronmonroe Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Colored pencils are not my specialty, but I did get some help from another deviant. She told me to blend over it with a lighter color, than slowly work to white. It took me forever to get it like this, but it was fun. Hopefully, I'll try colored pencil again someday.
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demmonnik Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2014
Just beautiful and perfect.
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ronmonroe Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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CandyMountainClimber Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014  Hobbyist
It's Santa!
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