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November 26, 2013
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The Last Breath by HyperionDreams The Last Breath by HyperionDreams
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Material used:

Staedtler Mars Lumographs : H4, H2, B, B2,B4,B5,B6,B7,B8
Staedtler Mechanical Pencils : 0.3, 0.5 and 0.9
Graphite Powder
Tombo Mono Zero
Kneadable gum, gum pencil
A2 paper
Photoshop Reference on iPad

About 500 hours over a period of 8 months


WIP Last Breath by HyperionDreams


The Last Breath - Details by HyperionDreams

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Am I still active? Drawing?Hey all, it's been a while since I posted anything on dA.  Does this mean I am not active anymore?  Am I still busy with drawing.
No & Yes.
Months ago, I posted a journal that I would be posting less updates, and I guess I was keeping my word :-)
Am I still active in Drawing?  Yes, even more then before.  When I started drawing late 2011, I gave myself two years, to see what I could do.  The first months, and year, I just searched interesting references, which sparkled my attention, and which had technical difficulties to cope with.  I challenged myself and tried learning my own techniques for texturing, shadowing and adding highlights.
I guess all my finished drawings in my gallery are the result of that experimentation.  
After I finished my first drawing   in december 2011, I worked on my first real drawing.  A self-designed vision in Photoshop based upon some lyrics from Gary Jules version of Mad World.
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Given 2013-12-06
The suggester said: It's one of the best graphite drawings I've ever seen. And the dedication to put 500 hours of work in a drawing is totally worth to be honored. The Last Breath by =HyperionDreams ( Suggested by Ileina and Featured by Astralseed )

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Indigoblau Featured By Owner 5 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow this drawing is so awesome! :love: First of all, I love your shading and the interaction between light and shadow. You created such an intense plasticity. It's amazing. :dummy:
Besides, I quite like how you elaborated all the details such as wrinkles and light reflection...
You are a brilliant and very talented artist. :clap: Please keep it up. I'm looking forward to seeing new works. :iconmoesmileplz:
robdolbs Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
just realized i never :+fav:ed this! but you know me...i was out for a while lol.
anyway, my fave part is obviously the old wrinkly face and funny enough the stray hairs on the girl's face. it's all in the details, eh? :clap:
HyperionDreams Featured By Owner May 2, 2014
Thanks Robyn :-)
Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
Beautiful work! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:

HyperionDreams Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014
Thank you :-)
Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014
It's my pleasure! :)

ZenLU Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome ^ ^
HyperionDreams Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014
virnagray Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, awesome work:)
Just so gorgeous♡♥♡
HyperionDreams Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014
Thank u, glad u like it
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