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Marilyn Monroe   ~     Colored Pencil by lemgras330 Marilyn Monroe   ~     Colored Pencil by lemgras330
Colored pencil on Canson Mi-Teintes pastel paper


This is dedicated to two of my friends 
:iconmreyecandy66:   :iconeyeqandy:
And their gallery folders of Marilyn Monroe! 

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Special thanks to :iconeyeqandy:   For your encouragement! :dance:

This one's better than the last, so I'm pleased!

Photo Ref Photo Reference Only by lemgras330

 
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:iconlucigirl:
lucigirl Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2015
Nice!!
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:iconlemgras330:
lemgras330 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks you so much! :D
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:icongigi50:
gigi50 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
WOW Great work
Just want to say when my daughter was home for CX
she did makeup on a girl she knew here (home) and made her to look like Marilyn :clap:
for her portfolio
I got to do the hair :w00t:
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:iconlemgras330:
lemgras330 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
That's just awesome!  Too bad we can't see what you guys did.... What a team! ! :dance:
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:icongigi50:
gigi50 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
I have the photos so when I get a chance I can put it in STASH and show you
I'm sure after her completion in L.A. she will hopefully upload a few shots in her gallery here :D
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lemgras330 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Yaay Cool!! :excited:

Can I complain about the temperature outside this morning? We have 7 degrees (F).... Tell me how much of a heat wave that is... :giggle:
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gigi50 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Hahaha BIKINI weather I must say here it is -22C 
and I call that warmer then what its been since Christmas :iconhappydayplz:
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:iconlemgras330:
lemgras330 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You know, once you get to minus whatever, your body just knows it's darn cold!!
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:icongigi50:
gigi50 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
:icondragonnod1:
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:icontouchofthesoul:
touchofthesoul Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
just perfect!!!
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:iconlemgras330:
lemgras330 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks so much Dear!

...and for the +fav Eleni :heart:
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HenningBlom Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your color portraits are insaaane!
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:iconlemgras330:
lemgras330 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you for your kind words! :D
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:iconkaradi83:
karadi83 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
very nice! :)
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:iconlemgras330:
lemgras330 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks so much! :D
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:iconfontaine-valentine:
Fontaine-Valentine Featured By Owner May 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
beautiful work my friend
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:iconlemgras330:
lemgras330 Featured By Owner May 11, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks so much! :D
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:iconfoolsightblind:
FoolSightBlind Featured By Owner May 4, 2014
I can see why you like this one so much, aside from the great technique and color, you really caught that sad smileClap Clap 
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:iconlemgras330:
lemgras330 Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks Marco! :D
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:iconfoolsightblind:
FoolSightBlind Featured By Owner May 5, 2014
really my pleasure :)!!
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:iconsameer-patil:
sameer-patil Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014  Student
Excellent work!
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:iconlemgras330:
lemgras330 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you! :D
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sameer-patil Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014  Student
yw:)
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:iconamro0:
Amro0 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Love it sooooo much ♥
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:iconlemgras330:
lemgras330 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank You Hearts Sign   :happy: 
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:iconpeterg666666:
peterg666666 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014   Interface Designer
awesome
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:iconlemgras330:
lemgras330 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks so much! :D
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peterg666666 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014   Interface Designer
many
is a nice
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:iconlemgras330:
lemgras330 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks! :D
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:iconjulioart:
JULIOART Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Olá!!! Tudo bem? Grande evolução hein? Ótimo trabalho! Muita luz e sombras bem aplicados! E ainda com lápis colorido, eu vou me aventurar ainda pintar um desenho com lápis colorido rsrsrsr um abraço!
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lemgras330 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Muito obrigado Julio! :happy: 

Eu acho que se você usou lápis de cor, seria tão bonito! :painter: 

Você é um excelente artista! Bunny Emoji-10 (Loved) [V1] 
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Nami00Kawakuro Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Student General Artist
WONDERFUL!!!!! Llama Emoji-02 (Blush) [V1] 
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:iconlemgras330:
lemgras330 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks so much! blush 
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Nami00Kawakuro Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014  Student General Artist
You're welcome :happybounce: 
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:iconjuanmilagro:
JuanMilagro Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
Excellent work! I am adding this to my favourites.
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:iconlemgras330:
lemgras330 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you so much! And thanks so much for faving! :happy: hug
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:iconjuanmilagro:
JuanMilagro Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014
You are quite welcome.  I haven't seen a rendering such as yours for years.
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:iconlemgras330:
lemgras330 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
lol, that was me trying my best to impress the two people mentioned above. :giggle:
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:iconmcbeal98:
McBeal98 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow! This is wonderful, especially the effect of warm lights (probably not-100%-white paper, right?) 
great job!
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lemgras330 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Aww thanks Linda! :D

Yes, the paper is peachy-beige color. It's seemed to work well with the subject. :love:
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iFaraz Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist
Nice job!
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:iconlemgras330:
lemgras330 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks! :D
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:iconhunkinart:
Hunkinart Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014   Traditional Artist
Excellent work, very seductive! 👍👍
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:iconlemgras330:
lemgras330 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks so much for your kind words! :D
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Justynarysowniczka Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014
It's wonderful drawing! :)
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:iconlemgras330:
lemgras330 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks a bunch! :D
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JCecalaIV Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Fantastic job!!
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:iconlemgras330:
lemgras330 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks so much! :D
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