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Your face is poetry by alicexz Your face is poetry by alicexz

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*purplekecleon suggested we do some "limited palette" painting studies for practice the other day. So she gave me these five cool colors (in the bottom right corner) and I used them to paint this rough portrait of Benedict Cumberbatch (aka Sherlock Holmes aka congratulations on your face.) Drawing with a pre-determined palette is a great artistic exercise, I highly recommend it! Try exchanging a color palette with a friend, it makes it fun. :) Or do any of the various color memes floating around dA!

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srinath-ste-v Feb 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist

All the mysteries behold 
None that Sherlock can't unfold 

oh my god you're works are amazing ..........
you've just become my favorite artist on Deviantart [other than myself of course]
love your works simply love

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:iconneurotic-deductions:
Congratulations on your face, indeed. Brilliant, and wow with only five colors o.O
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:iconstuff-i-do:
i dont know. i have been staring at this in silent awe.
and still i dont quite found words for this.

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:iconwoohoogirl:
that's the most fantastic portrait ever! My the most favourite!!! I'm absolutely in love in it!
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:iconjeroenderks:
Like this very much, thank you!
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jfraser96 Jun 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
AMAZINGFGGGGGGGG
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Asterene May 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Do you mind if I find inspiration in this style?
I will credit you, I will use oil pastels and I will draw Daenerys, not Benedict
I would love to have something that is precisely in that style (I love it!)
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wastingwine May 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
this is beautiful, and i am definitely going to have to give that limited palette attempt a try!
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:iconcaptainjacksparrow11:
You're an amazing artist! I absolutely love this XD And Benedict is just so hot!! :D
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