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Gorilla Thoughts in Art Pen by ronmonroe Gorilla Thoughts in Art Pen by ronmonroe
This is a drawing of a Gorilla at the Memphis Zoo. I took the photos, but I'm not a very good photographer so I had to combine two photos. [link], [link]
The references aren't that great and I couldn't really see the fur, so I had to pull some magic out of my ass! (I hope that was magic!)

Tools: 0.1, 0., art pens and a brush pen

I just updated this drawing. I thickened up his arm and made the wrist area a little darker. I think I had the original "over gimped". I am much happier with this version. I hope everybody agrees!
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bagus3awan Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013
humb,,, i love the the object n background
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3alaawi Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This one is my favourite of all your drawings. I find it very strange that your pen drawings are better than your pencil drawings, isn't it supposed to be harder without being able to shade or erase?
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ronmonroe Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks. I agree. I think it's because I use a little more patience when I use pen, because I know I can't make mistakes. Also, I just really like the way an art pen looks.
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Deborah-Valentine Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
excellent technique, beautiful image, like The Thinker, by Rodin
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ronmonroe Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! This was a lot of fun to draw.
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drawn2pencils Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Fantastic. And I truly hope it WAS magic too. :-)
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ronmonroe Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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Zireael07 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
This is brilliant!
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ronmonroe Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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EXITmuzic Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh god! That's amazing! You've nailed it again!
that ass-magic thing works! haha!
:D
Keep it on , Ron!
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