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Marilyn by mwford Marilyn by mwford
It's funny, I've always been somewhat intimidated to draw Marilyn Monroe. I think because her persona was so much larger than life that anything I could attempt to draw would just fall very short of capturing her. Silly, I know.
But since I'm always trying to challenge myself and I've lately been on a Hollywood glamour kick it seemed like a good time to draw her.
A very challenging drawing, hope I did her justice.

11 x 14 in Bristol plate. Graphite pencils H - 9B

Thanks for viewing, comments are always appreciated!
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RoArtAr Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013
bello
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AquaAdopts Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013
Wow! So amazing!!! How did you achieve the smoothness of the skin?
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mwford Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Lots of shading and slight smudging.
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AquaAdopts Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013
Thank you!
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YALIM1907 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
it's a perfect drawing, glad that you drew her :) I also had in my mind to draw her sometime, but after seing your drawing, i'll probably do it sooner :)
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mwford Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you, and you should draw her soon. Capturing her likeness is a fun challenge.
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IsabellaTwilight Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2013
MM is my fave. She is difficult to capture. Nice details, on the mouth esp.
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mwford Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much :)
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fillesu96 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
amazing i love it :)
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LucaTedde Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You captured her very well!! Well done this is a beautiful portrait of Marilyn Monroe! :clap:
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