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Marilyn Monroe drawing by WhizzieWhizzer Marilyn Monroe drawing by WhizzieWhizzer
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here's my latest drawing finished, hope you like it.
I chose a reference that hasn't been drawn before, then I changed her expression from surprise to worried............. lets face it, at that time of her life I think she would have been.......
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untuox Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014
Beautiful portrait, nice expression.
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
hey thank you
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untuox Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014
You must wellcome!
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Someone-Else79 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014
Absolutely amazing portrait of Marilyn !!! Love her expression !!
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
hey thanks so much claire :hug:
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Someone-Else79 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014
you're very welcome John ! :hug:
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sophiamannherz Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014
That's her! You are brilliant, man
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
hey thanks Sophia =D
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wwwcine Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very well done, I like her expression, she was fragile...
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
hey thanks a lot :hug:
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DaniiSantos Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Hi John, I have a curiosity, how did you do it the gray hairs her ?with Rubber?
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Hi Danii, yeah I used an eraser stik to cut into the graphite powder which if done lightly comes out grey =D :hug:
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Jojemo Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You captured the "worried" look perfectly.  Lovely work! :iconmarilynmonroeplz:
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
hey thanks so much Joyce......... cheers :hug:
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prasannasimpi Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013  Student Filmographer
beautiful!!!
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks
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Demonfx1 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing work i gotta get more practice in. Graphite is my fav medium. i may be picking your brains for advice in coming months. Well done definitely the best portrait artist i have seen so far Nod 
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
hey thanks so much...... cheers =D
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BrownEyes-n-BlueEyes Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I always gravitate toward darker, contrasty images, so this one of yours certainly ranks among my favorites.  Her expression?  Priceless!
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
hey thanks mate ....cheers
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quetristevida Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013
Fantastic Marilyn artwork! I like the highlights around her face and hair; they give her a very special glowing. :)
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
hey thanks so much =D
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quetristevida Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013
You're welcome!Outstanding artwork! :)
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biene239 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013
love this with the fair in her eyes!!! great Job John!
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
hey thanks Biene :hug:
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jelena-c Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so wonderful, love the subtle shades and general softness of the drawing :heart:
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
hey thanks so much =D 
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nin242 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013
the expression is great...not often you get to see her like that...she looks alive/real in this picture...awesome!
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
hey thanks very much Mike........... cheers =D
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Lclio Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2013
It's great!
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
hey thanks =D
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Lclio Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013
You're welcome
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aoifequinn Featured By Owner May 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi do you know where I can source a photo of this image
Thanks
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner May 9, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
oh I made her expression up so it would be original...............
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aoifequinn Featured By Owner May 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Aww pity I need a good clear reference for a tattoo your drawing is more amazing than the original!
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner May 12, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
hey thank you
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fillesu96 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
amazing i love it :)
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
hey thanks Fill
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fillesu96 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you're welcome :)
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stellartcorsica Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Wonderful :love:
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
hey thanks =D
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stellartcorsica Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
welcome :)
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Braypaige Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your work is amazing. Big fan
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
hey thanks very much Bray....... cheers
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TonyWilliams Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's a masterful rendering of a difficult (and well known) subject... beautiful work, sir!
I am truly impressed.
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
hey many thanks Tony
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tat2dromance Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I believe this is one of the best I've ever seen. Beautiful work!
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
really? oh wow thanks Gee, that means a lot :tighthug:
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alivethroughart Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
you've done a beautiful job on the hair and captured wonderfully her vulnerability and sensitivity in the eyes - great portrait John:hug:
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
hey thanks a lot Judy. I've always struggled when drawing MM.......... don't know why lol
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