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The Lioness (drawing by Alexander Levett) by alexanderjohn77 The Lioness (drawing by Alexander Levett) by alexanderjohn77
This has been the biggest challenge I have ever taken on and it is down to the amazing inspiration here on DA that I have pushed myself to this level. Please let me know your thoughts. I have just uploaded a much better scan of the original.
20" x 15"
All range of pencils 8B-4H
Bristol Strathmore 400 Board
Reference photograph taken by my wife Amanda Levett
lots of time, about 150 hours
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In The lioness sleeps tonight ~alexanderjohn77 poured his all into this magnificent pencil drawing. ( Featured by Astralseed )
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omfg  oh my... that's fantastic
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:iconcrazy-macabre-april:
Fantastic work! The fur alone must have taken quite a lot of patience, I'm in awe Clap 
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:iconalexanderjohn77:
I find the detailing very therapeutic. Thank you so much.
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Rachninja95 Mar 16, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
This is amazing! One of my favourite drawings now. This inspires me to do better.
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:iconalexanderjohn77:
I am very glad my work can inspire you, thank you so much for taking the time to comment.
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Mizidora Mar 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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:iconalexanderjohn77:
This was a lot of fun and a very long drawing for me, but I am happy with how it came out. Thank you
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ArtCat-UK Jan 19, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
My jaw has not opened so wide in a while. 0.0. Wow!  150 hours well spent.
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:iconalexanderjohn77:
Thank you so much, I am glad you think so. It has been one of my greatest challenges.
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SaraPereiraArt Oct 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Stunning
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