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:pointr: size: A4
:pointr: Koh-I-Noor pencils H, F - 8B, a regular eraser and a kneaded eraser, a white gel pen
:pointr: time: approx. 60h
:pointr: reference photos: 1, 2, 3 

Harry Potter - details by Ilojleen Harry Potter WIPs by Ilojleen

[This drawing should be titled:]

OMGNEVERAGAIN :noes: :iconnoeswooplz: :nuu: :faint:


About the drawing

This is my first Harry Potter fan art since almost 9 years. You ask, "Woah! 9 years? Were you drawing at that time?" and I'll reply: yes, because I took up drawing seriously exactly 9 years ago, in November 2002, by portraying the characters from J.K.Rowling's saga. These books made my childhood magical and were my companions through the teenage times. I'm an adult now, but still deeply attached to them, so I decided to draw the Harry Potter characters once again, after all these years of break.
Didn't want to draw the same reference which many people have used, but there wasn't too much choice. I picked a few pictures and made a composition which would make the drawing a little bit different than majority of Harry Potter fan arts. So here you have Harry, Ron, Hermione and Voldemort gathered in one portrait. I regret I haven't thought of drawing Dobby in the bottom, where the black empty space is.

It's the most time-consuming drawing I have ever created! I haven't counted the exact time, but if I had to estimate, let's say approx. 60 hours. A lot, I know, but I wanted it to be my best drawing and I'm patient when it comes to using pencils. Therefore I didn't skip the tiniest detail! Drew the pores, the blood splashes, the dust, every single hair. Used mainly soft pencils to make it dark. Oh boy, my pencils are now half shorter :XD: I'm not satisfied with the smoke around the Elder Wand, I must practice drawing it.
The most complicated part was the area around Voldemort's eye. I spent too much time to get the wrinkles right :rofl: The rest was an enormous - though tiring - pleasure to draw. The most pleasant? Hermione's hair and Harry's eye. Thank God for the white gel pen, I'd have never done these white spots around the wand and on Harry's and Voldemort's faces, if I hadn't had it!
This sucked the life out of me, so I hope you like it :giggle: You're very welcome to comment and fave, thank you in advance! :heart:

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Reakcja mojego kolegi na widok tego rysunku:
- Przesadziłaś... przesadziłaś!
:D

Harry Potter by Ilojleen Never give up - my 9-years-lasting progress by Ilojleen
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:iconhaileysthelimit:
The vision here is well presented with the main characters at each corner, describing a final battle using the elder wand as the focus point is a good line up - a "mirror image" reflection.

I refer the originality as the detail in the faces and on around the eyes to the character on the top right and with the textures on each skin. The idea of merging two images from real TV/film posters makes the whole piece predictable in the way most artists would place the composition from the Harry Potter films. This is however heightened by the hand in the middle leaving the viewers guessing as to who has the elder wand.

The contrast between the upper and lower part of the image directs the viewers towards the middle.
The background wisp texture around the wand heading upwards tells me something is going to happen. Suggesting an action packed time freeze image.

I would of liked to have seen the elder wand in a "scar" shape or the background blended with a "scar" cloud/image simply because Harry is known for his scar and that's what connects the two top characters together.


The extreme close-up of the top characters tell me that they are maybe going head-to-head in something, but what about the bottom two? They all play a big part in the final film, but since this is more of a teaser film poster it is okay.

The tonal values through the characters clothes give away more information about the film itself suggesting the three friends have been through a hard time.(all the dirt)

The most impact the whole piece has is the shaded hand in the middle holding the elder wand. While not giving away to much information on who's hand is holding it but grabs your attention to look closer at the smaller details rather than the characters themselves.

Over all this is a good piece of art work and shows brilliant technique, the reason why I won't give it 5 stars is because I believe the artist can always do better even if that is their best.

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Nikrasjaa Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Masz OGROMNY  talent ! To jest po prostu fenomenalne i niesamowite ! :)
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2015   Traditional Artist
Bardzo dziękuję za miłe słowa :heart: :huggl:
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:iconmoshiart9417:
MoshiArt9417 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2015  New Deviant Student
Wow!!!!!! You are my favourite artist from DeviantArt, from world!
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2015   Traditional Artist
Dziękuję, miło mi to słyszeć :D
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:icondaphnedhane:
DaphnedHane Featured By Owner May 10, 2015
Bloody hell... This is the best drawing i've ever seen in my life
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner May 10, 2015   Traditional Artist
I'm glad you like it so much, I feel honoured to read such a kind comment! Thank you :iconpinkheart-plz:
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:iconvutheara:
vutheara Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2015
The font. I noticed.
Bloody brilliant
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2015   Traditional Artist
Thank you so much :icondweebdanceplz:
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:iconmisakimanjoumechan:
MisakiManjoumeChan Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nie wiem, co powiedzieć *,* Widać już na pierwszy rzut oka, że świetnie operujesz ołówkami :3 Całość sprawia bardziej wrażenie zdjęcia, niż rysunku tradycyjnego ^^ Wszystko wygląda bardzo realistycznie :) Świetnie po prostu :clap:
twój kolega ma racje :stare:
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2015   Traditional Artist
Dzięki wielkie za tak miły. pozytywny komentarz :iconeagerdummyglompplz:
Zdarza mu się :giggle:
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:iconmisakimanjoumechan:
MisakiManjoumeChan Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Proszę bardzo c:
każdy musi mieć chwile sławy xD
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2015   Traditional Artist
Tak :giggle:
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:iconanarniel:
Anarniel Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
This is beyond words! <3 Amazing! :) 
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2015   Traditional Artist
I'm glad you like it! Thank you :icondorkdanceplz:
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:iconjube-insidetheforest:
Jube-insidetheforest Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's sooooo incredible :heart: :love:
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2015   Traditional Artist
Thank you so much :iconyellowkokorox:
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:iconnmian:
nMian Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015
Arcydzieło ;)
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015   Traditional Artist
Aj, dziękuję ślicznie :aww:
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:icongentleevan:
gentleEvan Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015
EPIC!
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015   Traditional Artist
Thanks a lot :iconsuperheroglompplz: :la:
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:iconkatkam96:
katkam96 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014
po prostu ... niesamowite. jestem pełna podziwu!
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014   Traditional Artist
Dziękuję ślicznie :heart:
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:iconvicevil:
vicevil Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014
Mistrzostwo po prostu! :)
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014   Traditional Artist
Dziękuję serdecznie :heart:
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:iconautumnshadow98:
AutumnShadow98 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wspaniały rysunek!
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014   Traditional Artist
Dziękuję bardzo! :iconsquishhugplz:
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:iconanndreamy:
AnnDreamy Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing work ! :D
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014   Traditional Artist
Many thanks, I'm glad you like it :hug:
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:iconteuta313:
Teuta313 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is definitely one of the best drawings of HP.
Everything is just great.Hermione's expression, Ron's face...all...you captured them all very well.:D
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014   Traditional Artist
Wow, your comment really means a lot to me :lovelymelt: Thank you so much, I'm so happy that you like this drawing and consider it one of best HP fanarts! :cuddle:
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:iconteuta313:
Teuta313 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No problem.You did a great job,and you deserve all of these words.
Have a beautiful day :D
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014   Traditional Artist
Thank you again :love: Have a great day, too!
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:iconempyral:
Empyral Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Wow. You're really talented. You should consider entering the Harry Potter - Mudblood competition:
mudblood-competition.deviantar…
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014   Traditional Artist
Thanks a lot for this nice comment! :heart: It seems this account is dead and the contest is over, I checked your comment too late :(
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:iconempyral:
Empyral Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
The deadline for the contest has actually been extended til a later date. 
There doesn't seem to be a lot of great entry's either, so you've got a good chance of winning the 50 pounds, no doubt!

Jordan B
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:iconcolibri33:
Colibri33 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Gorgeous!
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014   Traditional Artist
Thank you very much! For the watch as well :heart: :)
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SamStewart21 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014  Student General Artist
The shading is amazing and the different textures represented are very close to those of the original picture. The final work is truly amazing.
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014   Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for your lovely comment :iconpinkheart-plz: I'm very happy that you like it!
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:iconviganee:
Viganee Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ewolucja Harrego Pottera ;-) Super praca!
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014   Traditional Artist
Bardzo dziękuję, fajnie, że Ci się podoba :cuddle:
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:iconwecame2remembart:
Wecame2remembART Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Incredible! I am speechless.
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014   Traditional Artist
Many thanks, it makes me happy that you like this drawing  :iconsuperheroglompplz:
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:icontomorart:
TomorArt Featured By Owner May 17, 2014
Pora to przebić! :D choć nie będzie łatwo... 
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner May 18, 2014   Traditional Artist
Kto Ci pozwolił czytać w moich myślach? :lmao: Zastanawiałam się nad tym wczoraj ;)
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:icontomorart:
TomorArt Featured By Owner May 18, 2014
Hmm... cóż jeszcze wyczytam? :) bój się :D
I do jakiego wniosku doszłaś po zastanowieniu? ;) (Wink) 
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner May 19, 2014   Traditional Artist
Lepiej nie próbuj :giggle:
No właśnie do żadnego :noes: Jakieś pomysły?
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:icontomorart:
TomorArt Featured By Owner May 17, 2014
w sensie, że Ty musisz przebić samą siebie, bo minęły już trzy lata, nie że ja zamierzam to przebić (tak gwoli ścisłości) ;) (Wink) 
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Ringerie Featured By Owner May 12, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Jedna z najlepszych i najbardziej genialnych prac jakie widziałam serio :o (Eek) 
wszystko jest takie piękne , IDEALNE. Heart 
Naprawdę się postarałaś :meow:
Wybacz że nie skomentowałam wcześniej .-.
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:iconilojleen:
Ilojleen Featured By Owner May 14, 2014   Traditional Artist
:lovelymelt:  Dziękuję za ten przemiły komentarz! Squish To jedna z niewielu prac, z których jestem nprawdę dumna [że się tak nieskromnie przyznam :XD:], więc cieszę się, że tak Ci się podoba!
No co Ty,  żaden problem, przecież nie jesteś zobligowana komentować wszystkich moich prac ^^ :hug:
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