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Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) by Ilojleen Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) by Ilojleen

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Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) by IlojleenArya Stark (Maisie Williams) by IlojleenJon Snow (Kit Harington) by Ilojleen
Robb Stark (Richard Madden) by IlojleenCersei Lannister (Lena Headey) by IlojleenJaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) by Ilojleen


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:pointr: size: A4 [black paper]
:pointr: media: Derwent Coloursoft and Artists coloured pencils [white and grey], Mars Staedtler Lumograph 8B, white gel pen
:pointr: time: 6,5h
:pointr: reference photo: [link], [link] [credit to Kasiopeia].


About the drawing


A brand-new [finished 3 days ago] portrait of Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen, one of Game of Thrones tv-show and A Song of Ice and Fire saga characters.
I have a mixed feelings about Dany. I admire the transformation she has gone through: from a delicate, shy and a bit naive girl to a strong and confident woman, she also adjusted to be a part of a completely different culture and respects its customs. However, I don't approve some of her actions. Sometimes she's too self-confident and one day it may lead Daenerys to her downfall.

Two reference photos were used to draw this portrait. I preferred the look of her face in this picture, but her neck and shoulders weren't visible, so I decided to conjoin it with this photo. I really enjoyed drawing this portrait, especially the hair :aww:
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:iconxlaiyn:
What I find beautiful about this piece is the way in which you have used the contrasting shadow/light on Daenerys' face, which somewhat emits an innocent feel. The expression on her face, while being one of neutral emotion, seems to be what had me so fixated on your work in the first place. In all honesty, it almost looks like a black and white photograph. The detail in her hair and on her collar bones are also what struck me immediately. I quite like how you've manipulated the lighting/contrast element in this piece. Overall, I couldn't really find anything that I didn't like about this, and I urge you to continue producing more art. This is absolutely stunning.
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Ringerie Apr 3, 2014  New member
Kurde to jest piękne !!! 
Wciąż nie mogę uwierzyć że to rysunek :meow:
Toż to jest zbyt doskonałe
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Ilojleen Apr 8, 2014   Traditional Artist
Jej, dziękuję bardzo :heart: Cieszę się, że tak bardzo Ci się podoba!
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:iconwindklang:
I would love to know how she did the brades :) :)
Amazing drawing :)
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Ilojleen Mar 28, 2014   Traditional Artist
Thanks, I appreciate your kind comment My Dork Dance 
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:iconwindklang:
You are welcome. Your drawings are awesome :)
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Ilojleen Mar 29, 2014   Traditional Artist
:heart: :huggle:
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:iconautumnfeuille:
Looks exectly like her. You did a really great job!
I like your drawings on the black paper! Great! *.*
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Ilojleen Mar 26, 2014   Traditional Artist
Thank you so much :iconcarameldansenplz: I'm grateful for your kind comment and for the devwatch! :heart:
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:iconautumnfeuille:
Oh you're welcome! ♥ :)
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:iconnetterzkastle:
Beautiful, breathtaking and amazing! Striking! I love these!
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